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Raven Industries Inc (RAVN.OQ)

RAVN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Everist

67 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board

Daniel Rykhus

52 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Steven Brazones

43 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

46 2013 Vice President - Corporate Development, General Counsel, Secretary

Brian Meyer

54 2015 Division Vice President, General Manager - Applied Technology Division

Anthony Schmidt

45 2012 Division Vice President, General Manager - Engineered Films Division

Janet Matthiesen

59 2012 Vice President - Human Resources

Jason Andringa

41 2013 Independent Director

Mark Griffin

48 1987 Independent Director

Kevin Kirby

62 2007 Independent Director

Marc LeBaron

62 2011 Independent Director

Bo Larsen

2017 Assistant Controller, Investor Relations Manager

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Everist

Mr. Thomas S. Everist is the Independent Chairman of the Board of Raven Industries Inc. Mr. Everist was named Chairman of the Board of the Company on April 1, 2009. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Everist Company, Sioux Falls, SD, a position he has held since 2002. He was President and Chief Executive Officer, L.G. Everist, Inc., Sioux Falls, SD, from 1987 to 2002. These companies mine and produce construction materials including aggregate, concrete and asphalt. He brings a strong understanding of production and logistical operations. Since 2006, he has been the managing member of South Maryland Creek Ranch, LLC, a land development company, and President of SMCR, Inc., an investment company. He is a director of MDU Resources Group, Inc., Bismarck, ND, a publicly-traded energy and utility company, where he chairs the Compensation Committee. He is also a director of several non-public companies, including Showplace Wood Products, Bell, Inc. and Everist Health, Inc.

Daniel Rykhus

Mr. Daniel A. Rykhus serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Raven Industries, Inc. Mr. Rykhus was named President and Chief Executive Officer on August 20, 2010, and had been Executive Vice President of the Company since 2004. He was the General Manager of the Applied Technology Division from 1998 through 2009, growing the division's sales from $15 million to over $100 million. He joined the Company in 1990 as Director of World Class Manufacturing. Mr. Rykhus is a Director of Great Western Bank, a publicly-traded financial services company, where he serves on the Executive Committee, Governance and Nominating Committee and chairs the Compensation Committee. He also serves on the boards of many non-profit organizations in Sioux Falls, SD. The Board believes that Mr. Rykhus is an appropriate representative of management on the Board given his position as a senior executive officer and his long tenure with the Company.

Steven Brazones

Mr. Steven E. Brazones serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company,. since December 1, 2014. Mr. Brazones joined the Company in December 2014 as its Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer. From 2002 to 2014, Mr. Brazones held a variety of positions with H.B. Fuller Company. Most recently, he served as H.B. Fuller's Americas Region Finance Director. Previously, he served as the Assistant Treasurer and the Director of Investor Relations. Prior to his tenure with H.B. Fuller, Mr. Brazones held various roles at Northwestern Growth.

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Ms. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin serves as Vice President - Corporate Development, General Counsel, Secretary of Raven Industries Inc. Ms. Herseth Sandlin joined the Company in August 2012 as General Counsel and Vice President of Corporate Development and also became the Company's Secretary in March 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Herseth Sandlin was a partner at OFW Law in Washington, D.C. from 2011 to 2012 and served as South Dakota's lone member of the United States House of Representatives from 2004 through 2011.

Brian Meyer

Mr. Brian E. Meyer serves as Division Vice President, General Manager - Applied Technology Division of the Company. Mr. Meyer was named Division Vice President and General Manager of the Applied Technology Division in May 2015. He joined the Company in 2010 as Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Meyer was an information and technology executive in the health insurance industry and vice president of systems development in the property and casualty insurance industry.

Anthony Schmidt

Mr. Anthony D. Johnson Schmidt serves as Division Vice President, General Manager - Engineered Films Division of Raven Industries Inc., since February 1, 2012. He joined the Company in 1995 in the Applied Technology Division performing various leadership roles within manufacturing and engineering. He transitioned to Engineered Films Division in 2011 as Manufacturing Manager.

Janet Matthiesen

Ms. Janet L. Matthiesen serves as Vice President - Human Resources of Raven Industries Inc. Ms. Matthiesen joined the Company in 2010 as Director of Administration and has been the Company's Vice President of Human Resources since 2012. Prior to joining Raven, Ms. Matthiesen was a Human Resource Manager at Science Applications International Corporation from 2002 to 2010.

Jason Andringa

Mr.Jason M. Andringa is an Independent Director of Raven Industries Inc., since 2013. Mr. Andringa was named the President and Chief Executive Officer of Vermeer Corporation, Pella, Iowa on November 1, 2015. In addition, he also serves on the Vermeer Board of Directors since 2014. Prior to that, he held the positions of President and Chief Operating Officer from November 1, 2014 to November 1, 2015 and President of Forage & Environmental Solutions for Vermeer Corporation. Vermeer Corporation manufactures equipment for the construction, agriculture, surface mining, forestry and landscaping industries and serves markets around the world. Prior to his current role in the company, Mr. Andringa also served as Vice President for Dealer Distribution and Global Accounts and was based in the Netherlands while serving as Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. With Vermeer, his level of supervision of financial personnel and audit procedures gives him an understanding of accounting principles, internal controls and audit committee functions; as a result, he is considered an "audit committee financial expert." He brings a strong understanding of manufacturing and operations and substantial experience in both domestic and international markets. Prior to joining Vermeer, Mr. Andringa was a staff engineer for four years at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he applied his Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT. In addition to the Vermeer Board of Directors, he also serves on the Board of Advisors for Camcraft and Matrix. Mr. Andringa serves on the Board of Directors of the following associations: the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), and the Cultivation Corridor. He serves on the Board of Trustees for The Nature Conservancy of Iowa and Central College.

Mark Griffin

Mr. Mark E. Griffin is an Independent Director of Raven Industries Inc. Mr. Griffin has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Lewis Drugs, Inc., Sioux Falls, SD since 1986. Lewis Drugs is a regional retail department and drug store chain. He is a board member of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. He is also President and Chief Executive Officer of Griffson Realty Company, Fredin Associates and G.E.F. Associates, Sioux Falls, SD.

Kevin Kirby

Mr. Kevin T. Kirby is an Independent Director of Raven Industries Inc. Mr. Kirby is CEO and a director of Face It TOGETHER, a non-profit organization. He was the Executive Vice President and Treasurer of Western Surety Company from 1979 to 1992. In this position he developed an understanding of accounting principles, internal controls and audit committee functions; as a result he is considered an “audit committee financial expert." He was elected a Director of the Company in 1989 and resigned his position in 2001. From 1993-2001 he chaired the Raven Audit Committee. He was asked to rejoin the Board in 2007.

Marc LeBaron

Mr. Marc E. LeBaron is an Independent Director of Raven Industries Inc. Mr. LeBaron has been Chairman/CEO of Lincoln Industries in Lincoln, NE since 2001. Lincoln Industries is a supplier of products requiring high performance metal finishing. Mr. LeBaron served on the Board of Directors from 2005-2015 of Ballantyne Strong, Inc., a publicly-traded technology company. He is also a director of Assurity Security Group, Inc., Lincoln, NE., serving as Lead Director since June 4, 2009.

Bo Larsen

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Thomas Everist

115,000

Daniel Rykhus

2,153,090

Steven Brazones

815,180

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

829,648

Brian Meyer

793,263

Anthony Schmidt

737,514

Janet Matthiesen

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Jason Andringa

106,500

Mark Griffin

105,000

Kevin Kirby

111,000

Marc LeBaron

103,000

Bo Larsen

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As Of  31 Jan 2017