People: Arctic Cat Inc (ACAT.O)

ACAT.O on Nasdaq

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26 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Twomey

65 2014 Interim Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Paul Fisher

57 2010 Vice President - Operations

Tracy Crocker

54 2013 Vice President, General Manager, Parts, Garments and Accessories

Bradley Darling

48 2011 Vice President, General Manager - Snowmobile Division

William Nee

53 2010 Vice President - Human Resources

Kenneth Roering

71 Lead Independent Director

Joseph Puishys

55 2012 Director

Anton Christianson

61 2009 Independent Director

D. Christian Koch

49 2009 Independent Director

Susan Lester

57 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Twomey

Mr. Christopher A. Twomey is Interim Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Arctic Cat Inc. He was Chairman of the Board from 2003 to September, 2012; Chief Executive Officer of the Company from January 1986 to December 2010; director of The Toro Company. In his more than 25 years with the Company, Mr. Twomey has gained meaningful leadership experience and knowledge of the recreational vehicle industry. Mr. Twomey brings to the Board invaluable strategic, management, and operational experience. These skills, combined with his intimate knowledge of the Company’s challenges, opportunities and operations, are valuable assets to the Board.

Paul Fisher

Mr. Paul A. Fisher is Vice President - Operations of Arctic Cat Inc., since May 10, 2010. Prior to joining us, Mr. Fisher worked for Ingersoll Rand from 2005 to 2010, where he served as business leader of the Trane Residential Division operations for five years. Before joining Ingersoll Rand, Mr. Fisher was employed by Maytag Corporation for approximately 21 years, most recently as Vice President of Southwest Operations for Maytag’s Hoover Vacuum Division.

Tracy Crocker

Mr. Tracy J. Crocker is Vice President, General Manager-Parts, Garments and Accessories of Arctic Cat Inc., since June 1, 2013. Prior to that, he was Vice President-Special Projects from April 2013 to May 2013 and Vice President-General Manager, All-Terrain Vehicles from March 2012 to March 2013. Prior to joining us, Mr. Crocker worked for Ecolab from 2002 to 2011, serving as Senior Vice President of Ecolab’s Hospitality, Healthcare and Commercial markets businesses. Prior to that he served as Ecolab’s Senior Vice President and General Manager for Latin America and as a division Vice President of Marketing. Before joining Ecolab, he worked in sales and operating roles for Next Generation Network, Nabisco and Pepsi.

Bradley Darling

Mr. Bradley D. Darling is Vice President, General Manager - Snowmobile Division of Arctic Cat Inc., since January 1, 2011. Prior to that, he was North American Sales Director since July 2008 and National Sales Manager (Canada) since October 2004. He started in May 2000 as District Sales Manager.

William Nee

Mr. William J. Nee is Vice President - Human Resources of Arctic Cat Inc. Prior to joining us, Mr. Nee worked for Express Scripts from September 2008 to April 2010, where he served as Vice President-Human Resources, Operations. Before joining Express Scripts, Mr. Nee was employed as Senior Vice President at Fiskars Brands, Inc. from October 2004 to September 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Nee spent 12 years with Newell Rubbermaid in senior human resources assignments.

Kenneth Roering

Dr. Kenneth J. Roering,Ph.D. is Lead Independent Director of Arctic Cat Inc. He is Currently a Professor Emeritus of Marketing at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota; served as Department Chair for ten years and occupied the Pillsbury Company Chair in Marketing for 20 years; has published more than 70 articles in professional journals, written two books, and edited three collections of scholarly writings in the areas of marketing strategy and new product development; has received various teaching and research awards for his work including AMA Distinguished Faculty and University of Minnesota Outstanding Graduate Teacher; has consulted with more than 50 companies including American Express, Motorola, Ecolab, 3M, Cargill, Carlson Companies, Pillsbury, and Medtronic; has directed and participated in management development programs throughout the world; and was within the past five years a director of Enable Holdings Inc. and Innovex, Inc. With his extensive academic work and broad experience as a consultant for many respected companies, Mr. Roering brings to the Board extensive marketing and brand management expertise and experience and significant corporate governance leadership.

Joseph Puishys

Mr. Joseph F. Puishys is Director of Arctic Cat Inc. Mr. Puishys was Chief Executive Officer and President and a director of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., a value-added glass products and services company, since August 2011. Prior to joining Apogee Enterprises, Mr. Puishys served in various leadership positions at Honeywell International, Inc., a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing company, for over 32 years. He served as President of Honeywell Environment & Combustion Controls from 2008 to 2011; President of Honeywell Building Solutions from 2005 to 2008; President of Honeywell Building Solutions, America from 2004 to 2005; President of Bendix Friction Materials from 2002 to 2004; Vice President and General Manager of Garrett Engine Boosting Systems from 2000 to 2002; Vice President and General Manager, Aftermarket, Allied Signal Turbocharging Systems from 1996 to 2000; Vice President, Logistics, Allied Signal Automotive Products Group from 1992 to 1996; and various accounting and financial positions from 1979 to 1992. Mr. Puishys brings to the Board extensive knowledge and operational experience derived from his years in various manufacturing company roles.

Anton Christianson

Mr. Tony J. Christianson is Independent Director of Arctic Cat Inc. He is Founder and Chairman of Cherry Tree Companies (investment management and investment banking firm) since October 1980; Director of AmeriPride Services Inc., The Dolan Company, Peoples Educational Holdings, Titan Machinery Inc., Znomics, Inc. and Adam Smith Advisors; within the past five years a director of Fair Isaac Corporation. Mr. Christianson’s extensive knowledge of capital management and financial and accounting issues, as well as his deep knowledge of and experience with a variety of businesses, many of which face similar issues as the Company, adds valuable perspective to the Board.

D. Christian Koch

Mr. D. Christian Koch is Independent Director of Arctic Cat Inc., since 2009. He is Group President, Carlisle Diversified Products, since March 2012; President of Carlisle Brake & Friction, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Carlisle Companies, from January 2009 to March 2012; President of Asia Pacific, Carlisle Companies Incorporated from February 2008 to December 2009; Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific, for Graco Inc. (manufacturer of fluid handling systems) from June 2003 to January 2008. Mr. Koch’s operations and senior leadership experience with large companies, as well as his global sales experience, mergers and acquisition experience and experience in managing companies involved with the powersports and motorsports markets provide the Board with senior operating leadership perspective and a global sales and marketing perspective.

Susan Lester

Ms. Susan E. Lester is Independent Director of Arctic Cat Inc. She is Private investor; Chief Financial Officer, Homeside Lending, Inc. (a mortgage bank) from October 2001 to May 2002; Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Bancorporation (a commercial bank) from February 1996 to May 2000; director of PacWest Bancorp and Lender Processing Services, Inc. Ms. Lester brings to the Board financial expertise, extensive knowledge of accounting issues and senior leadership. These skills provide a strong foundation for Ms. Lester’s service to the Board in her position as Chair of our Audit Committee and meets the SEC definition of “audit committee financial expert.”

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Christopher Twomey

872,602

Paul Fisher

419,185

Tracy Crocker

417,484

Bradley Darling

493,151

William Nee

--

Kenneth Roering

--

Joseph Puishys

--

Anton Christianson

--

D. Christian Koch

--

Susan Lester

--
As Of 30 Mar 2014

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Christopher Twomey

1,118,661 15,505,919

Paul Fisher

1,492 58,024

Tracy Crocker

0 0

Bradley Darling

11,605 195,660

William Nee

0 0

Kenneth Roering

0 0

Joseph Puishys

0 0

Anton Christianson

0 0

D. Christian Koch

0 0

Susan Lester

0 0
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