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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Wilson

58 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Mark Staton

57 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Clifford Pietrafitta

53 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Eduardo Fracasso

55 2008 President - Xerium South America

David Pretty

52 2013 President - Xerium North America and Europe

William Butterfield

61 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Kevin McDougall

57 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Michael Bly

49 2013 Executive Vice President - Global Human Resources

Alexander Toeldte

57 2016 Director

Roger Bailey

57 2012 Independent Director

April Foley

69 2011 Independent Director

Jay Gurandiano

69 2008 Independent Director

John McGovern

71 2010 Independent Director

Mitchell Quain

65 2017 Independent Director

Phillip Kennedy

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Biographies

Name Description

James Wilson

Mr. James F. Wilson is Independent Chairman of the Board of Xerium Technologies, Inc. He has been a principal of Carl Marks Management Company, LLC since 2001, which manages investment partnerships focused on distressed securities. Mr. Wilson previously served as a director of Seneca Foods Corporation from 2008 to 2009. Mr. Wilson earned a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College, and an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

Mark Staton

Mr. Mark Staton is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He joins the Company with over 35 years of experience in the consumer packaging industry, including almost two decades as an international CEO and business leader. Most recently, from April 2014 to December 2016, Mr. Staton served as Executive Chairman of Hoffmaster Group, Inc., an industry leader in manufacturing premium table top décor for retail and food service markets. Previously, from May 2012 to January 2014, Mr. Staton served as CEO of PaperWorks Industries, Inc., a North American integrated manufacturer of Coated Recycled paperboard and folding cartons. In addition, Mr. Staton previously served as the CEO of D&W Finepack, Inc., a premier value added disposable foodservice packaging supplier, from April 2011 to June 2012; Associated Packaging Technologies, Inc., the largest independent company specializing in complete product materials and solutions for the frozen foods industry, from April 2004 until June 2010; and Huhtamaki Americas, Inc., an industry leader in both the rigid consumer packaging markets, as well as a leader in branded single use disposable packaging in both retail and foodservice markets, from July 1998 to June 2004. Mr. Staton is a graduate of the University of the West of England with honors in Business Studies. Mr. Staton served as a board member of the American Forest and Paper Association from January 2013 until January 2014 and continues to serve on the board of Hoffmaster Group, Inc.

Clifford Pietrafitta

Mr. Clifford E. Pietrafitta is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Xerium Technologies, Inc. Mr. Pietrafitta served as the Chief Financial Officer of CSS Industries, Inc., a consumer products company, from January 1999 to March 2010. Prior to that he served as the Vice President—Finance of CSS Industries from November 1995 to January 1999, and as Treasurer from 1991 to November 1995.

Eduardo Fracasso

Mr. Eduardo Fracasso is President - Xerium South America of Xerium Technologies, Inc. From April 2007 to December 2007 he served as President—Xerium Brazil. Prior to that, he held various operational positions within our Brazilian subsidiaries over a period of approximately 18 years, most recently as Operational Director.

David Pretty

Mr. David Pretty is President - Xerium North America and Europe of Xerium Technologies, Inc. Mr. Pretty has served as President—Xerium North America since February 2008 and President—Xerium Europe since April 2013. Prior to his appointment as President—Xerium Europe, he served as President—Europe PMC from February 2010. He served as President—Weavexx, our North American clothing operation, from December 2005 until February 2008. From November 2004 to December 2005 he was the Senior Vice President—Sales, Marketing, Technology and Operations for Weavexx. From August 2003 to November 2004 he was the Senior Vice President—Sales, Marketing and Technology for Weavexx. From August 2000 until August 2003 he was the Vice President—Sales and Marketing for Weavexx.

William Butterfield

Mr. William Butterfield is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Xerium Technologies, Inc. Mr. Butterfield will be responsible for all of Xerium's technology programs -- research, new product development, manufacturing technology, the company's labs, the company's university programs and the company's technical intern programs.

Kevin McDougall

Mr. Kevin McDougall is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Xerium Technologies, Inc. From September 2007 to April 2010, he served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of HVM, LLC, the management company for Extended Stay Hotels, a hotel chain. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. McDougall was employed at BI-LO LLC and Bruno’s Supermarkets, Inc., a supermarket chain, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. In February 2009 and March 2009, respectively, Bruno’s and BI-LO each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. From 1998 to 2002, he was the Vice President and General Counsel-Worldwide at Bell & Howell/Bell & Howell Mail and Messaging Technologies Company, a developer of production mail equipment and software technologies. He also served as Corporate Counsel (from 1986 to 1991) and Vice President and Senior Counsel (from 1991 to 1998) at GE Capital/GE Capital Mortgage Corporation.

Michael Bly

Mr. Michael Bly is Executive Vice President - Global Human Resources of Xerium Technologies, Inc. From December 2009 to April 2013, he served as Vice President of Human Resources of Berry Plastics, a flexible packaging company. From August 2007 to December 2009, he served as Vice President of Human Resources at Pliant Corporation, a film and flexible packaging products producer for personal care, medical, food, industrial and agricultural markets.

Alexander Toeldte

Mr. Alexander Toeldte is a Director of the Company. Mr. Toeldte is currently an Operating Director at Paine & Partners, LLC, a private equity firm. Prior to this, he served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Boise Inc. and Executive Vice President at Boise Cascade LLC. Mr. Toeldte's previous experience includes Executive Vice President of Fonterra Co-operative Group and Chief Executive of Fonterra Enterprises; and Chief Executive Officer of Fletcher Challenge Building and Fletcher Challenge Paper. In addition, Mr. Toeldte was a Partner of McKinsey & Company serving in the Toronto, Brussels, Montreal, and Stockholm offices.

Roger Bailey

Mr. Roger A. Bailey is Independent Director of Xerium Technologies, Inc. Mr. Bailey currently serves as President of the Power Products Division, North America for ABB Inc., a global leader in power and automation technologies. He has been with ABB for more than 30 years, having served more recently as President - Process Automation North America from 2004-2011; Group Vice President - Pulp and Paper Business Unit from 2005-2011; and Senior Vice President - Paper and Minerals from 2002-2004, among other positions. Mr. Bailey brings to the board experience at growing ABB's sales to customers in the paper industry during a time of declining paper volume, in restructuring ABB's footprint towards growth-oriented markets and knowledge of international markets, including Asia and, in particular, China.

April Foley

Ambassador April H. Foley serves as Independent Director of Xerium Technologies, Inc. Ambassador Foley served as the United States Ambassador to Hungary from 2006 to 2009. Prior to serving as U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, she held several positions at the Export-Import Bank of the United States. After first serving as a Director of the Bank, she was appointed to be First Vice President and Vice Chairman in 2003. Ambassador Foley also previously held various positions with PepsiCo, Inc. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Alliant Techsystems Inc., an aerospace and defense company. Ambassador Foley’s financial background and international experience, including an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and her public service for the federal government of the United States, qualify her to serve on the Board.

Jay Gurandiano

Mr. Jay J. Gurandiano is Independent Director of Xerium Technologies, Inc. Since Septermber 2012, Mr. Gurandiano has served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of SP Fiber Technologies LLC, a newsprint and packaging manufacturer. He has been the Managing Director of Stone House Investment Holdings Inc., an investment holdings company, since October 2000. He has served as a director of Eacom Timber Company since 2011 and he also served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd., a lumber and wood products company, until May 2010.

John McGovern

Mr. John F. McGovern is Independent Director of Xerium Technologies, Inc. Mr. McGovern is the founder, and since 1999 a partner, of Aurora Capital LLC, a private investment and consulting firm based in Atlanta, GA. Prior to founding Aurora Capital, Mr. McGovern served in a number of positions of increasing responsibility at Georgia-Pacific Corporation from 1981 to 1999, including Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer from 1994 to 1999. Mr. McGovern has served as a director of Neenah Paper, Inc. since 2006 and as a director of NewPage Holdings Inc. since 2012. Mr. McGovern previously served as a director of GenTek, Inc. from 2003 to 2009 and currently serves on the board of its private successor, General Chemical. He also previously served as a director of Collective Brands, Inc. from 2003 until October 2012.

Mitchell Quain

Mr. Mitchell I. Quain is an Independent Director of the Company. Mitchell I. Quain is a Senior Advisor to Carlyle Group, having retired as a Partner at One Equity Partners. He serves on the Board of Directors of AstroNova, Inc., Hardinge, Inc., Jason Industries and RBC Bearings Inc. Previously, he served on the Boards of publicly traded DeCrane Aircraft Holdings, Inc., Handy and Harmon Inc., HEICO Corporation, MagneTek, Inc., Mechanical Dynamics, Inc., Strategic Distribution, Tecumseh Products Company and Titan International, and was Executive Chairman of the Board of Register.com. He previously served as Executive Vice President of Furman Selz, where he started and led the industrial manufacturing group, and as a partner at Wertheim & Company. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Overseers of The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and has served for 10 years on Penn’s Board of Trustees. He has served for 9 years on the Board and Executive Committee of Penn Medicine, a $4 billion enterprise. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Curry College, in Milton, Massachusetts. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 1973 and his MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School in 1975.

Phillip Kennedy