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Louisiana-Pacific Corp (LPX.N)

LPX.N on New York Stock Exchange

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26 Apr 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

E. Gary Cook

73 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

William Southern

58 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Sallie Bailey

58 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Timothy Mann

51 2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Jason Ringblom

35 2017 Executive Vice President - OSB

Neil Sherman

55 2017 Executive Vice President - Siding

Michael Sims

60 2015 Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Tracy Embree

44 2016 Independent Director

Lizanne Gottung

61 2006 Independent Director

Ozey Horton

67 2016 Independent Director

Kurt Landgraf

71 2005 Independent Director

Dustan McCoy

68 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

E. Gary Cook

Dr. E. Gary G. Cook, Ph.D., is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Cook was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Witco Corporation from 1996 until his retirement in 1999. Until 1996, he was President, Chief Operating Officer, and a director of Albemarle Corporation. Prior to the spin-off of Albemarle from Ethyl Corporation, he served as President of the Chemicals Group, Senior Vice President and director of Ethyl. Mr. Cook was a long-time employee and officer of the DuPont Company. Mr. Cook was selected to serve as a director because of his leadership abilities and broad experience in specialty and commodity products. The Board also believes that Mr. Cook’s significant expertise in finance, capital markets and mergers and acquisitions, as well as his significant leadership capabilities in developing and maintaining a strong, diverse and independent Board with committees that work effectively to protect the integrity of the corporation as well as stockholder interests, make him particularly well-suited to serve as a director of LP. Mr. Cook serves as the non-Executive Chairman, the Chair of the Executive Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and as a member of the Compensation Committee.

William Southern

Mr. William Bradley Southern is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Southern has been Chief Executive Officer of LP since July 1, 2017. Mr. Southern served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from November 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Southern served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of OSB in 2015 and Senior Vice President of Siding in 2012. Mr. Southern started with LP in 1999 and held multiple positions with increasing responsibilities before being named Vice President of Specialty Operations in 2004. Mr. Southern has a B.S. and a master’s degree in Forest Resources, both from the University of Georgia. The Board of Directors selected Mr. Southern as a director based upon a number of considerations, including his appointment as CEO of LP, his performance as an executive at LP and his long history and deep familiarity with LP’s operational matters. The Board of Directors also considered Mr. Southern’s expansive knowledge of the Forest Products industry in North and South America, together with his knowledge and experience in strategic planning, finance, accounting, specialty products and plant management. The Board also believes Mr. Southern is an effective liaison between the Board and management. Mr. Southern serves on the Executive Committee and the Environmental, Quality and Compliance Committee.

Sallie Bailey

Ms. Sallie B. Bailey is a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. She previously served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ferro Corporation from 2007 through 2010 and as Senior Vice President, Finance and Controller of The Timken Company.

Timothy Mann

Mr. Timothy Mann is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mann was most recently CEO and president of Axiall Corp., a global manufacturer where he initially served as general counsel. He was previously a partner at the global law firm Jones Day in the mergers and acquisitions practice. Mann has also served in leadership positions at other organizations including as the founder and CEO of an accounting and IT temporary staffing company which he led through its initial public offering on the NASDAQ. He earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law, and a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Florida.

Jason Ringblom

Mr. Jason Ringblom is Executive Vice President - OSB of the Company. He has been Executive Vice President, OSB since January 2017 and previously Vice President of OSB sales and marketing since February 2015 and held various other sales positions at LP since 2004.

Neil Sherman

Mr. Neil Sherman is a Executive Vice President - Siding of the Company. He previously Senior Vice President, EWP since March 2015 and Vice President of Supply Management since 2006.

Michael Sims

Mr. Michael Sims is Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing of Company. Mr. Sims previously Vice President of OSB sales since January 2014 and Vice President of Specialty Sales since 2004..

Tracy Embree

Ms. Tracy A. Embree is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Embree has worked at Cummins, Inc., a leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and service of diesel and alternative fuel engines and related technologies, since 2000 and is currently President of Cummins Components Group. Prior to her current role, Ms. Embree was President of Cummins Turbo Technologies. Since she joined Cummins she has served in a variety of roles with increasing responsibility, including marketing and sales, manufacturing, and leadership, and she has been a corporate Vice President of Cummins since 2011. Ms. Embree graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a board member of the Cummins Foundation. The Board selected Ms. Embree to serve as a director based upon a number of considerations, including her experience in formulating corporate strategy, implementing new market strategies, sales, and operations for a global business. The Board believes that her leadership experience in these areas make her particularly well-suited to serve as a director of LP. Ms. Embree serves on the Finance and Audit Committee and the Environmental, Quality and Compliance Committee

Lizanne Gottung

Ms. Lizanne C. Gottung is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Gottung retired from Kimberly-Clark in 2017 as EVP-Senior Adviser to the CEO/Chairman of Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Prior to that appointment, Ms. Gottung served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Kimberly-Clark Corporation from 2002. She has held a variety of human resources, manufacturing and operational roles of increasing responsibility with Kimberly-Clark Corporation over the past 25 years. The Board selected Ms. Gottung to serve as a director based upon a number of considerations, including her experience in labor relations and human resources in a large publicly held corporation. The Board believes that her extensive experience in leading, designing and implementing human capital strategies including compensation and benefits, both domestically and globally, talent management, diversity and inclusion, organizational effectiveness and corporate health services make her particularly well-suited to serve as a director of LP. Ms. Gottung serves as Chair of the Environmental, Quality and Compliance Committee and as a member on the Compensation Committee.

Ozey Horton

Mr. Ozey K. Horton Jr., is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Horton has been a Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Co., a business consulting organization, since 2011 when he retired after nearly 30 years with the firm. At McKinsey, Mr. Horton had worked in various practice areas around the globe, including Pulp, Paper and Packaging, Industrial, Change Management, Global Operations in Energy and Materials, and Basic Materials. Mr. Horton is a faculty member for McKinsey’s leadership development program and also serves as an independent business advisor. Mr. Horton also serves as a director of Worthington Industries and Metso Corporation. The Board selected Mr. Horton to serve as a director because of his extensive experience in global operations, strategic planning, merger and acquisition integration and change management. The Board believes that Mr. Horton’s broad understanding of the operational and strategic issues facing large global companies, his experience in change management and merger and acquisition integration make him particularly well-suited to serve as a director of LP. Mr. Horton serves as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Finance and Audit Committee.

Kurt Landgraf

Mr. Kurt M. Landgraf is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Landgraf is President of Washington College a private, independent liberal arts college located in Chestertown, Maryland. Previously he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Educational Testing Service, a non-profit organization that provides testing for education institutions, businesses and governments, from August 2000 until his retirement on December 31, 2013. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company, where he had previously held a number of senior leadership positions, including Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Landgraf is also a director of Corning, Inc. Mr. Landgraf was previously a director of IKON Office Solutions, Inc. until it merged with Ricoh Company Ltd. on October 31, 2008. He has chaired the National Pharmaceutical Council, United Way of Delaware, the Delaware Association for Rights of Citizens with Mental Retardation and the Delaware CarePlan. He recently completed a term as President of the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Sciences, Inc. Mr. Landgraf was selected to serve as a director because he possesses valuable financial expertise and operations skills and experience, represented by his positions as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of DuPont. His knowledge and skills also provide the Company significant experience with capital markets transactions and investment in both public and private companies. The Board also considered his prior experience with global industrial and technology-dependent businesses, which provides the Company with informed judgment and a unique history for risk assessment that makes him particularly well-suited to serve as a director of LP. Mr. Landgraf serves as the Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee and Compensation Committee.

Dustan McCoy

Mr. Dustan E. McCoy is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McCoy was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and director of Brunswick Corporation, a market leader in the marine, fitness and billiards industries, until his retirement on February 29, 2016. He held those positions since December 2005. He joined Brunswick Corporation in September 1999 and has also served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary until October 2000, and served as President of the Brunswick Boat Group from October 2000 to December 2005. In 1999, he was Executive Vice President of Witco Corporation, and prior to that served as Witco’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. McCoy is also a director of Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. The Board selected Mr. McCoy to serve as a director because of his extensive experience in legal and compliance matters, and specifically his experience in corporate governance and disclosure matters for publicly traded companies. The Board believes that Mr. McCoy’s broad understanding of the operational, financial and strategic issues facing large global companies, his leadership and oversight in LP’s compliance matters, his leadership roles for companies producing both commodity and specialty products, and his valuable strategic advice to the Board and management in advancing LP’s interests make him particularly well-suited to serve as a director of LP. Mr. McCoy serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

E. Gary Cook

379,500

William Southern

3,684,720

Sallie Bailey

2,724,810

Timothy Mann

--

Jason Ringblom

1,147,850

Neil Sherman

1,177,140

Michael Sims

1,185,260

Tracy Embree

199,500

Lizanne Gottung

204,500

Ozey Horton

199,500

Kurt Landgraf

212,000

Dustan McCoy

209,500
As Of  31 Dec 2017