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Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc (SPR)

SPR on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Johnson

69 Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Gentile

52 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Sanjay Kapoor

56 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Samantha Marnick

46 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

John Pilla

57 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Duane Hawkins

58 2015 Senior Vice President, General Manager-Boeing and Defense Programs

Krisstie Kondrotis

51 2016 Senior Vice President - Business Development and Business & Regional Jets

Michelle Lohmeier

54 2015 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Airbus Programs of Spirit AeroSystems, Inc

Ronald Rabe

51 2015 Senior Vice President - Operations

Stacy Cozad

46 2016 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Charles Chadwell

76 2008 Independent Director

Irene Esteves

57 2015 Independent Director

Paul Fulchino

70 2006 Independent Director

Richard Gephardt

76 2006 Independent Director

Ronald Kadish

69 2006 Independent Director

John Plueger

62 2014 Independent Director

Francis Raborn

73 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Johnson

Mr. Robert D. Johnson is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. . Johnson became a director of the Company November 15, 2006 and serves as Chairman of the Board. From August 2006 until his retirement in December 2008, Mr. Johnson served as the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Ltd. Mr. Johnson was Chairman of Honeywell Aerospace from January 2005 through January 2006, and from 2000 to 2004, he was its President and Chief Executive Officer. From 1994 to 1999, he served as AlliedSignal's President of Marketing, Sales and Service and as President of Electronic and Avionics, and earlier as Vice President of Aerospace Services. Prior to joining Honeywell in 1994, he held management positions at AAR Corporation for two years and General Electric Aircraft Engines for 24 years. Mr. Johnson currently serves on the boards of directors of Roper Technologies, Inc. and Spirit Airlines, Inc. From September 2003 to March 2007, Mr. Johnson served on the board of directors of Phelps Dodge Corporation and from January 2005 to September 2012, Mr. Johnson served on the board of directors of Ariba, Inc. Mr. Johnson has significant experience with commercial aviation, airlines and aviation suppliers, as well as expertise in marketing, sales and production arising out of his prior service with Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Ltd., Honeywell Aerospace, AlliedSignal and General Electric Aircraft Engines. Mr. Johnson also brings to the Board significant public company board experience, having served on the boards of directors of a diverse group of public companies, including Phelps Dodge Corporation, a Fortune 500 company at the time Mr. Johnson served on its board.

Thomas Gentile

Mr. Thomas C. Gentile, III is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. Mr. Gentile became a director of the Company July 25, 2016, and was appointed as the Company's and Spirit's President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 1, 2016. From April 2016 until his appointment as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Gentile served as the Company's and Spirit's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. From June 2014 until he joined the Company, Mr. Gentile served as President and Chief Operating Officer of General Electric Capital Corporation. Mr. Gentile previously held management positions as President and CEO of General Electric Healthcare Systems from June 2011 until June 2014 and as President and CEO of General Electric Aviation Services from January 2008 until June 2011. As the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer (and former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer) and the former President and CEO of General Electric Aviation Services, Mr. Gentile has demonstrated success in managing large, complex global technology businesses across a multitude of industries. He brings a deep understanding of aviation program management, product development, strategy and business development. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gentile spent nearly 20 years in executive officer roles with General Electric, including the aforementioned three and a half years at General Electric Aviation Services, during which time he acquired significant knowledge and experience relating to aircraft manufacturing and business development.

Sanjay Kapoor

Mr. Sanjay Kapoor is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. From September 2013 to July 2015, Mr. Kapoor served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Kapoor joined Spirit from Raytheon where he most recently served as Vice President of Integrated Air & Missile Defense for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). Prior to this role, Mr. Kapoor was IDS Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2008. Mr. Kapoor also served as CFO at United Technologies’ Pratt and Whitney Power Systems Division. His tenure at Pratt and Whitney also included roles as Director of Aftermarket Services for the Power Systems Business, controller for the Turbine Module Center and business manager for new commercial programs. Mr. Kapoor received his bachelor’s degree in technology from the Indian Institute of Technology and a dual Masters of Business Administration degree in finance and entrepreneurial management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Samantha Marnick

Ms. Samantha J. Marnick is the Executive Vice President - Chief Administration Officer of the Company. From October 2012 to July 2016, Ms. Marnick served as Senior Vice President - Chief Administration Officer. From January 2011 to September 2012, Ms. Marnick served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Administration and Human Resources. From March 2008 to December 2010, Ms. Marnick served as Vice President Labor Relations & Workforce Strategy responsible for labor relations, global human resource project management office, compensation and benefits, and workforce planning. Ms. Marnick previously served as Director of Communications and Employee Engagement from March 2006 to March 2008. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Marnick was a senior consultant and Principal for Mercer Human Resource Consulting holding management positions in both the United Kingdom and in the United States. Prior to that Ms. Marnick worked for Watson Wyatt, the UK's Department of Health and Social Security and The British Wool Marketing Board. Ms. Marnick holds a master's degree from the University of Salford in Corporate Communication Strategy and Management

John Pilla

Mr. John Pilla is Senior Vice President - Engineering, Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Pilla served as the Senior Vice President/General Manager - Airbus and A350 XWB Program Management from May 2013 through June 2015. Mr. Pilla previously served as the Senior Vice President/General Manager, Propulsion Systems Segment from July 2009 through May 2013 as well as the Senior Vice President/General Manager of the Wing Segment from September 2012 through May 2013. From July 2011 to May 2013, he was also responsible for the Aftermarket Customer Support Organization. From April 2008 to July 2009, Mr. Pilla was Chief Technology Officer of Spirit Holdings and he served as Vice President/General Manager-787 of Spirit Holdings and/or Spirit, a position he assumed at the date of the Boeing Acquisition in June 2005 and held until March 2008. He received his master's degree in Aerospace Structures Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Wichita State University.

Duane Hawkins

Mr. Duane F. Hawkins is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Boeing and Defense Programs of the Company. From July 2013 to June 2015, Mr. Hawkins served as Senior Vice President - Operations. In that position, he had responsibility and oversight for Defense, Supply Chain Management, Fabrication, Global Quality, and Operations, including global footprint, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Lean and Tooling. Prior to joining Spirit, Mr. Hawkins was Vice President, Deputy Air Warfare Systems at Raytheon Missile Systems. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Hawkins was Vice President, Deputy Land Combat Systems at Raytheon Missile Systems. Prior positions at Raytheon Missile Systems also include Vice President, Deputy Supply Chain Management and Standard Missile Program Director. From 1994 to 2001, Mr. Hawkins was President of Defense Research Inc., and from 1993 to 1994 he was Vice President, Engineering at the company. He was factory manager for Hughes Missile Systems/ General Dynamics from 1991 to 1993, and Chief of Manufacturing Engineering for General Dynamics Missile Systems from 1988 to1991. Mr. Hawkins holds a Bachelor of Science degree in manufacturing/industrial engineering from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Regis University.

Krisstie Kondrotis

Ms. Krisstie Kondrotis is the Senior Vice President - Business Development and Business & Regional Jets of the Company. From December 2014 to July 2016, Ms. Kondrotis served as Senior Vice President- Business Development. Prior to joining Spirit, she served as Sector Vice President for Business Development at Northrop Grumman Corporation from 2013 to December 2014, Executive Vice President for Business Development and Strategy at CACI, International from 2011 to 2013, Vice President for Business Development and Strategy at General Dynamics Information Technology - Intelligence Solutions Division from 2007 to 2011 and Director of F-22 Business Development at Lockheed Martin Corporation from 2005 to 2007. She is a Syracuse University National Security Studies fellow, and is a graduate of the Lockheed Martin Program Management Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. She holds a Masters of Business Administration in Operations Management from Regis University, Denver, Colorado, and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from University of Northern Colorado, Greeley.

Michelle Lohmeier

Ms. Michelle J. Lohmeier is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Airbus Programs of the Company. Ms. Lohmeier has extensive aerospace experience from several positions at Raytheon Company, most recently as Vice President of the Land Warfare Systems product line at Raytheon Missile Systems. In that position, Lohmeier had responsibility for the development and production of all Army and United States Marine Corps (USMC) missile programs. Previously, Ms. Lohmeier was the program director for the design, development and production implementation of the Standard Missile-6 weapon system for the United States Navy. Ms. Lohmeier also served as the production chief engineer for the AMRAAM Program. In addition, Ms. Lohmeier directed Software Engineering, where she was responsible for software development, software quality and configuration management for all Missile Systems programs. She began her career with Hughes Aircraft Company in 1985 as a system test engineer. Ms. Lohmeier earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in systems engineering from the University of Arizona.

Ronald Rabe

Mr. Ronald Rabe is a Senior Vice President- Operations of the Company. Mr. Rabe was Eaton Corporation’s vice president of global manufacturing and supply chain, vehicle group from June 2011 to June 2015. In that role he had responsibility for global operations of more than 40 sites, including with respect to supply chain, quality, materials, advanced manufacturing and lean manufacturing. From September 2009 to June 2011 Rabe worked at Eaton Aerospace Group, leading global operations on conveyance systems and operational support for the F-35, CH-53K, 787, and A350 new programs. Mr. Rabe also led operations for the global vehicle group and was responsible for opening new sites in China, India and Mexico from 2000 to 2009. He started his career at the Boeing Company in Wichita in 1986. Mr. Rabe holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Newman University and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Ross School of Business at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Stacy Cozad

Ms. Stacy Cozad is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. she served as Southwest Airlines' associate general counsel for litigation from October 2006 to December 2015, overseeing all litigation for the airline. Prior to that Ms. Cozad was an associate and partner in private law practices from September 1997 to September 2006, working on high-profile litigation cases. Ms. Cozad earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in behavioral science from Concordia University Texas and her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine

Charles Chadwell

Mr. Charles L. Chadwell is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Chadwell became a director of the Company April 22, 2008. Until his retirement in 2002, Mr. Chadwell served as Vice President and General Manager of Commercial Engine Operations for General Electric Aircraft Engines. Prior to that, he held a variety of general management and senior management positions at General Electric Aircraft Engines. From January 2007 to July 2012, Mr. Chadwell served on the board of directors of BE Aerospace, Inc. Mr. Chadwell has significant experience in supply base and manufacturing operations within the commercial aviation industry gained from his extensive experience with The General Electric Company and his senior management positions at General Electric Aircraft Engines. Mr. Chadwell also brings to the Board experience as a public company director.

Irene Esteves

Ms. Irene M. Esteves is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Esteves became a director of the Company May 8, 2015. Ms. Esteves was formerly Chief Financial Officer of Time Warner Cable Inc., a post she held from July 2011 to May 2013. She previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of XL Group plc from May 2010 to June 2011. Prior to that position, Ms. Esteves was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Regions Financial Corporation from April 2008 to February 2010. Ms. Esteves currently serves on the boards of directors of Level 3 Communications, Inc. and Aramark. Ms. Esteves previously served on the board of directors of TW Telecom Inc. from June 2014 to October 2014 and the board of directors of Timberland Co. from June 2003 to June 2009. Ms. Esteves has broad experience in finance and business strategy across multiple industries. Ms. Esteves also brings to the Board experience as a public company director.

Paul Fulchino

Mr. Paul E. Fulchino is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fulchino became a director of the Company November 15, 2006. From January 2000 until his retirement in February 2010, Mr. Fulchino served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aviall, Inc., which became a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company ("Boeing") September 20, 2006. From 1996 through 1999, Mr. Fulchino was President and Chief Operating Officer of BE Aerospace, Inc., a leading supplier of aircraft cabin products and services. From 1990 to 1996, Mr. Fulchino served in the capacities of President and Vice Chairman of Mercer Management Consulting, Inc., an international general management consulting firm. Earlier in his career, Mr. Fulchino held various engineering positions at Raytheon Company. Mr. Fulchino currently serves on the board of directors of Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. Mr. Fulchino possesses extensive knowledge and expertise regarding the commercial aviation industry, the Company's customers and supply base, and compensation and human resource matters. Mr. Fulchino also brings to the Board public company board experience.

Richard Gephardt

Mr. Richard A. Gephardt is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gephardt became a director of the Company November 15, 2006. Mr. Gephardt was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1977 to 2005, during which time he served as the Majority and Minority Leader. Since 2005, Mr. Gephardt has served as President and CEO of Gephardt Group, a multi-disciplined consulting firm. Mr. Gephardt currently serves on the board of directors of Centene Corporation. From July 2009 to May 2016, Mr. Gephardt served on the board of directors of CenturyLink, Inc. From March 2009 to May 2015, Mr. Gephardt served on the board of directors of Ford Motor Company. From April 2005 to April 2015, Mr. Gephardt served on the board of directors of United States Steel Corporation. From June 2007 to July 2009, Mr. Gephardt served on the board of directors of Embarq Corporation, and from January 2008 to March 2009, he served on the board of directors of Dana Holding Corporation. Mr. Gephardt brings significant governmental affairs and public relations experience to the Board as a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1977 to 2005 (during which time he served as House Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and as Minority Leader from 1995 to 2003). Additionally, Mr. Gephardt has significant labor management and union experience and provides a wide range of management consulting services in his capacity as President and CEO of Gephardt Group, a multi-disciplinary consulting firm. Mr. Gephardt also brings to the Board significant public company board experience, including his current service on the board of directors of Centene Corporation and recently concluded service on the board of directors of CenturyLink, Inc., each a Fortune 500 company.

Ronald Kadish

Lt. Gen.(Ret.) Ronald T. Kadish is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kadish became a director of the Company November 15, 2006. Mr. Kadish served over 34 years with the U.S. Air Force until he retired on September 1, 2004 at the rank of Lieutenant General. During that time, Mr. Kadish served as Director, Missile Defense Agency and Director, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, both of the DoD. In addition, Mr. Kadish served in senior program management capacities, including the F-16, C-17 and F-15 programs. On June 30, 2015, Mr. Kadish retired from Booz Allen Hamilton, where he had served as an Executive Vice President since February 15, 2005 and assumed a position as Senior Executive Advisor, which he continues to hold. Mr. Kadish served on the board of directors of Orbital Sciences Corp. from 2005 until the merger of Orbital Sciences Corp. with the aerospace and defense businesses of Alliant Techsystems Inc. February 9, 2015, after which Mr. Kadish has continued to serve on the board of directors of the post-merger surviving company, Orbital ATK, Inc. Mr. Kadish provides the Board with unique expertise in military, program management, security, international and governmental matters, including having served three decades with the U.S. Air Force, rising to the rank of Lieutenant General. Mr. Kadish also brings to the Board experience as a public company director.

John Plueger

Mr. John L. Plueger is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Plueger became a director of the Company July 29, 2014. Mr. Plueger currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Air Lease Corporation ("ALC"), a post he has held since July 2016. From March 2010 to July 2016, he served as ALC's President and Chief Operating Officer. He has also served on the board of directors of ALC since March 2010. Prior to joining ALC, Mr. Plueger spent 23 years in top executive roles with International Lease Finance Corporation, where he served as acting Chief Executive Officer from February 2010 to March 2010, President and Chief Operating Officer from 2002 to February 2010 and on its board of directors from 2002 to 2010. Mr. Plueger's professional experience also includes testifying before the U.S. House of Representatives as an aircraft leasing industry expert witness as well as responding to European Commission formal inquiries concerning aerospace industry-related mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Plueger is also a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Plueger has more than 28 years of aviation industry experience, providing the Company's board with operational and aviation expertise and broad aerospace industry experience. In addition, Mr. Plueger has significant experience in finance and accounting matters as a Certified Public Accountant, having received his training as an auditor from Price Waterhouse. Mr. Plueger also brings to the Board experience as a public company director.

Francis Raborn

Mr. Francis Raborn is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Raborn became a director of the Company November 15, 2006. Until his retirement in 2005, Mr. Raborn served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Defense Industries, Inc., commencing with its formation in 1994 and as a director since 1997. Mr. Raborn joined FMC Corporation ("FMC"), the predecessor of United Defense Industries, Inc., in 1977 and held a variety of financial and accounting positions, including Controller of FMC's Defense Systems Group from 1985 to 1993, and Controller of FMC's Special Products Group from 1979 to 1985. Mr. Raborn currently serves on the board of directors of Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. Mr. Raborn has significant experience in finance, accounting, defense, production and manufacturing, including through his tenure as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Defense Industries, Inc., and his service in a variety of senior financial and accounting positions at FMC Corporation. Mr. Raborn also brings to the Board public company board experience.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Johnson

280,014

Thomas Gentile

6,174,750

Sanjay Kapoor

4,421,970

Samantha Marnick

2,798,580

John Pilla

1,941,430

Duane Hawkins

2,311,760

Krisstie Kondrotis

3,224,060

Michelle Lohmeier

2,076,530

Ronald Rabe

--

Stacy Cozad

--

Charles Chadwell

233,925

Irene Esteves

204,038

Paul Fulchino

209,022

Richard Gephardt

256,522

Ronald Kadish

219,014

John Plueger

204,038

Francis Raborn

237,014
As Of  30 Dec 2016