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TriMas Corp (TRS.OQ)

TRS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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21 Sep 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Samuel Valenti

72 2008 Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Amato

54 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Zalupski

59 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Joshua Sherbin

54 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Richard Gabrys

76 2006 Independent Director

Nancy Gougarty

63 2013 Independent Director

Eugene Miller

80 2005 Independent Director

Herbert Parker

60 2015 Independent Director

Nick Stanage

59 2013 Independent Director

Daniel Tredwell

60 2002 Independent Director

Sherry Lauderback

Vice President - Investor Relations and Global Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Samuel Valenti

Mr. Samuel Valenti, III, is Independent Chairman of the Board of the TriMas Corp. He is currently chair of Valenti Capital LLC. Mr. Valenti was employed by Masco Corporation, a home improvement and building products manufacturer, from 1968 through 2008. From 1988 through 2008, Mr. Valenti was president and a member of the board of Masco Capital Corporation, and was vice president-investments of Masco Corporation from 1974 to 1998. Mr. Valenti was appointed to the board of Horizon Global Corporation (“Horizon”), a manufacturer of towing, trailering, and cargo management components, in June 2015, serving as co-chair of the board from June 2015 until June 2016. He also serves as a member of the audit, compensation, and nominating and governance committees of Horizon. Horizon was previously a subsidiary of the Company that became an independent public company pursuant to a spin-off that was effective as of June 30, 2015 (the “Spin Off”). Mr. Valenti was named a director of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc., a manufacturer of automotive driveline and drivetrain components and systems, in October 2013. He also serves as a member of the audit committee and the strategy committee for American Axle. Mr. Valenti is the former chair of the investment advisory committee of the State of Michigan retirement system and served on the Harvard Business School Advisory Council. He currently serves on the advisory council at the University of Notre Dame and the advisory board at the University of Michigan Business School Zell-Lurie Institute. Mr. Valenti is a member of Business Leaders for Michigan and serves as chair of the Renaissance Venture Capital Fund. As chair of the Company’s board since 2002 and as an executive of Masco for 40 years, Mr. Valenti has extensive knowledge and expertise in the management of diversified manufacturing businesses and subject matter expertise in the areas of finance, economics, corporate governance, and asset management.

Thomas Amato

Mr. Thomas A. Amato is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the TriMas Corp. Mr. Amato has served as president, chief executive officer and a director of the Company since July 2016. Mr. Amato brings more than 25 years of broad industrial experience, having served in several leadership positions at global, multi-billion dollar businesses. From October 2009 through December 2015, he served as chair, chief executive officer and president of Metaldyne, LLC, an engineered products manufacturing company, and from August 2014 through December 2015, as co-president and chief integration officer of Metaldyne Performance Group, a global manufacturing company. Prior to leading Metaldyne, LLC in October 2009, he served as chair, chief executive officer, and president of Metaldyne Corporation, a global components manufacturer, and co-chief executive officer of Asahi Tec Corporation, a Japanese casting and forging company. Prior to this, Mr. Amato worked at MascoTech in positions of increasing responsibility, including as vice president of corporate development at the Company. Mr. Amato obtained a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Wayne State University. In March 2017, Mr. Amato joined the board of directors of Ametek, Inc. From June 2008 until May 2012, Mr. Amato served as a director of Asahi Tec Corporation, at the time a publicly traded company on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. He has also served on the board of directors of three privately held companies: Wolverine Tube, Continental Structural Plastics and Unifrax.

Robert Zalupski

Mr. Robert J. Zalupski is Chief Financial Officer of the TriMas Corp. Previously, he served as vice president, finance and treasurer of the Company since 2003. He joined the Company as director of finance and treasury in 2002, prior to which he worked in the Detroit office of Arthur Andersen. From 1996 through 2001, Mr. Zalupski was a partner in the audit and business advisory services practice of Arthur Andersen providing audit, business consulting and risk management services to both public and privately held companies in the manufacturing, defense and automotive industries. Prior to 1996, Mr. Zalupski held various positions of increasing responsibility within the audit practice of Arthur Andersen serving public and privately held clients in a variety of industries.

Joshua Sherbin

Mr. Joshua A. Sherbin is Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the TriMas Corp. Prior to joining the Company, he was employed as the North American corporate counsel and corporate secretary for Valeo, a diversified Tier 1 international automotive supplier headquartered in Europe. Prior to joining Valeo in 1997, Mr. Sherbin was senior counsel, assistant corporate secretary for Kelly Services, Inc., an employment staffing company, from 1995 to 1997. From 1988 until 1995, he was an associate with the law firm Butzel Long in its general business practice.

Richard Gabrys

Mr. Richard Marcel Gabrys is an Independent Director of the TriMas Corp. Mr. Gabrys has served as the president and chief executive officer of Mears Investments, LLC, a private family investment company, since 2005. Mr. Gabrys retired from Deloitte & Touche LLP in 2004 after 42 years, where he served a variety of public companies, financial services institutions, public utilities and health care entities. Mr. Gabrys was vice chair of Deloitte’s United States Global Strategic Client Group and served as a member of its Global Strategic Client Council. During his tenure with Deloitte, he also served as the managing partner of the firm’s Michigan practice. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Gabrys served as the interim dean of the School of Business Administration of Wayne State University. From 2005 to May 2017, Mr. Gabrys served on the board of directors of CMS Energy Company, an integrated energy company, where he also served as chair of the audit committee, a member of the executive committee, and a member of the governance and public responsibility committee. From 2006 to 2016, Mr. Gabrys served on the board of directors of La-Z-Boy Inc., a furniture manufacturer and retailer, where he also served as the lead director and a member of the audit committee and governance committee from 2011 to 2015. From 2007 to 2011, he served on the board of Massey Energy Company, a coal producer. Mr. Gabrys also serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations, including the Karmanos Cancer Institute, where he has been Board Chair since 2015, Alliance for Safer Streets in Detroit (Crime Stoppers), Detroit Regional Chamber, and the Detroit Institute of Arts. He is a member of the advisory board of Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, an affiliate of Business Leaders for Michigan, a non-profit executive leadership organization

Nancy Gougarty

Ms. Nancy S. Gougarty is an Independent Director of the TriMas Corp. In July 2016, Ms. Gougarty became chief executive officer and a director of Westport Fuel Systems, Inc., a producer of natural gas engines and fuel system components for on and off-highway commercial vehicles, as well as passenger automobiles. From July 2013 to July 2016, Ms. Gougarty was president and chief operating officer of Westport Innovations, a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies. Ms. Gougarty served as the vice president for TRW Automotive Corporation, a worldwide automotive supplier, operations in the Asia-Pacific region from 2008 to 2012. Joining TRW in 2005, her previous positions included vice president of product planning, business planning and business development, and vice president of braking, electronics and modules for Asia Pacific. Ms. Gougarty has held additional leadership positions in the automotive sector, including managing director for General Motors’ joint venture in Shanghai, director for Delphi Packard, Asia Pacific, global account director for General Motors, and vice president for Delphi Automotive Systems, Japan and Korea. Ms. Gougarty joined the Westport Innovations board of directors in February 2013 and resigned in July 2013 upon her appointment as Westport Innovations’ president and chief operating officer. Ms. Gougarty is currently a director of AB SKF, a leading global technology provider.

Eugene Miller

Mr. Eugene A. Miller is Independent Director the TriMas Corp. Mr. Miller is the retired chair and chief executive officer of Comerica Incorporated and Comerica Bank, a financial services company operating principally in Michigan, Texas, California, Arizona and Florida. He served as chief executive officer from 1993 to 2002 prior to which time he held various positions of increasing responsibilities including president and chief administrative officer, chief financial officer, and chief investment officer. He started with the company in 1955. Mr. Miller was a director of DTE Energy from 1989 to 2013 and served at various times as lead director, chair of the organization and compensation committee, and chair of the governance committee. He was a director of Handleman Company and served as chair of the compensation committee. Since 2002, he has served on the board of McKinley Associates, a private company specializing in multi-family rental properties, and is currently the board chair. Mr. Miller has led many Detroit community organizations serving as chair of the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan, the United Way of Southeast Michigan, the McGregor Fund, Detroit Renaissance, the Detroit Medical Center and the Cranbrook Educational Community.

Herbert Parker

Mr. Herbert K. Parker is Independent Director of the TriMas Corp. Mr. Parker is the retired executive vice president – operational excellence of Harman International Industries, Inc., a worldwide leader in the development, manufacture, and marketing of high quality, high-fidelity audio products, lighting solutions, and electronic systems. Mr. Parker joined Harman International in June 2008 as executive vice president and chief financial officer, and held the position of executive vice president - operational excellence from January 2015 through March 2016. Previously, Mr. Parker served in various senior financial positions with ABB Ltd. (known as ABB Group), a global power and technology company, from 1980 to 2006, including as the chief financial officer of the global automation division from 2002 to 2005 and the Americas region from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Parker began his career as a staff accountant with C-E Systems. Mr. Parker graduated from Lee University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Mr. Parker served as a director of TMS International Corporation, the largest provider of outsourced industrial services to steel mills in North America, from February 2012 until October 2014.

Nick Stanage

Mr. Nick Lee Stanage is an Independent Director of the TriMas Corp. In November 2009, Mr. Stanage joined Hexcel Corporation, a worldwide manufacturer of advanced material solutions, carbon fiber, reinforcement fabrics and tooling materials, as president. In 2012, he became chief operating officer and in 2013 he was appointed chief executive officer. Prior to joining Hexcel, Mr. Stanage served as president of the heavy vehicle products group at Dana Holding Corporation, a manufacturer of high quality automotive product solutions, from 2005 to 2009. From 1986 to 2005, Mr. Stanage held positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, operations and marketing with Honeywell Inc. (formerly AlliedSignal Inc.), a provider of energy, chemical and mechanical technology solutions. Mr. Stanage holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Western Michigan University and a Master of Business Administration from Notre Dame. In August 2013, Mr. Stanage joined the board of directors of Hexcel and in January 2014, he was appointed board chair

Daniel Tredwell

Mr. Daniel Platt Tredwell is an Independent Director of the TriMas Corp. Mr. Tredwell is one of the co-founders and managing member of CoveView Advisors LLC, an independent financial advisory firm, and CoveView Capital LLC, a credit opportunities investment fund, since 2009. He also served as managing member of Heartland Industrial Partners, L.P., an investment firm, since 2006. He has nearly three decades of private equity and investment banking experience. Mr. Tredwell served as a managing director at Chase Securities Inc., an investment banking, security brokerage, and dealership service company (and predecessor of J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc.), until 1999 and had been with Chase Securities since 1985. Mr. Tredwell earned a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from Miami University in Ohio. Mr. Tredwell is a director of Companhia de Tecidos Norte De Minas (Coteminas) and Springs Global Participações S.A., each of which are Brazil based manufacturers of textiles and textile products. From 2001 to 2013, Mr. Tredwell served on the board and as chair of the compensation committee of Springs Industries, Inc. (a window blinds business), and from 2000 to 2010, he served on the board of Metaldyne Corporation, and was also a board and audit committee member for its successor, Asahi Tec Corporation of Japan, each designers and suppliers of metal formed components.

Sherry Lauderback

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Samuel Valenti

350,981

Thomas Amato

3,424,720

Robert Zalupski

1,510,950

Joshua Sherbin

1,362,330

Richard Gabrys

230,981

Nancy Gougarty

214,981

Eugene Miller

220,981

Herbert Parker

212,981

Nick Stanage

215,981

Daniel Tredwell

214,981

Sherry Lauderback

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As Of  31 Dec 2017