People: Acme United Corp (ACU)

ACU on American Stock Exchange

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2 Mar 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Walter Johnsen

63 2007 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Brian Olschan

57 2007 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Paul Driscoll

53 2002 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

Rex Davidson

64 2006 Independent Director

Richmond Holden

60 1998 Independent Director

Susan Murphy

62 2003 Independent Director

Stevenson Ward

68 2001 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Walter Johnsen

Mr. Walter C. Johnsen is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Acme United Corp. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from November 30, 1995 to December 31, 2006. He formerly served as Vice Chairman and a principal of Marshall Products, Inc., a medical supply distributor. Mr. Johnsen’s qualifications to serve on the Board include the in-depth knowledge of all facets of the Company’s business which he has gained during his more than 18 years of service as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.

Brian Olschan

Mr. Brian S. Olschan is President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Acme United Corp. He has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from January 1999 to December 31, 2006; Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing of the Company from September 1996 to January 1999. He formerly served as Vice President and General Manager of the Cordset and Assembly Business of General Cable Corporation, an electrical wire and cable manufacturer. Mr. Olschan’s qualifications to serve on the Board include his detailed knowledge of the Company’s operations which he has gained in his capacity as a member of senior management for more than 14 years, including as Chief Operating Officer since January 1999 and President since January 2007.

Paul Driscoll

Mr. Paul G. Driscoll is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary of Acme United Corp. Mr. Driscoll joined Acme as Director of International Finance on March 19, 2001. From 1997 to 2001 he was employed by Ernest and Julio Gallo Winery, including as Director of Finance and Operations in Japan. Prior to Gallo he served in several increasingly responsible finance positions in Sterling Winthrop Inc. in New York City and Sanofi S.A. in France.

Rex Davidson

Mr. Rex L. Davidson is Independent Director of Acme United Corp. He serves asPresident of Rex Davidson Associates, LLC, a management consulting service, and Executive Director of Las Cumbres Community Services, which provides developmental disability and mental health services to children, adults and families in Northern New Mexico since 2009. From 1982 to 2009 he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc., and President of Goodwill Industries Housing Corporation.

Richmond Holden

Mr. Richmond Y. Holden, Jr., is Independent Director of Acme United Corp. He has been Executive Vice President of School Specialty Inc., a distributor of school supplies, and President of Educator’s Publishing Services, a division of School Specialty Inc., since mid-2012. He was President of Educational Resources, a division of School Specialty Inc., from 2010 until mid-2012. Mr. Holden joined School Specialty Inc. in 2007 as President of Educator’s Publishing Services. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of J.L. Hammett Co., a reseller of educational products from 1992 to 2006. The qualifications of Mr. Holden to serve on the Board include his senior management level experience of large complex companies in the educational markets. Mr. Holden has broad knowledge of educational markets and operational matters relating to educational products, such as finance, marketing, technology, sourcing, pricing and distribution.

Susan Murphy

Ms. Susan H. Murphy, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Acme United Corp. She is Vice President for Student and Academic Services, Cornell University, since 1994; Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid from 1985 to 1994. Ms. Murphy has been employed at Cornell since 1978. Ms. Murphy received a Ph.D. from Cornell University. Ms. Murphy has broad senior management level experience in a large, complex organization.

Stevenson Ward

Mr. Stevenson E. Ward, III, is Independent Director of Acme United Corp. He is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Triton Thalassic Technologies, Inc. since September 2000. Triton’s technology controls and inactivates pathogens in the healthcare and industrial industries. From 1999 through 2000, Mr. Ward served as Senior Vice President-Administration of Sanofi-Synthelabo, Inc., a major pharmaceutical company. He also served as Executive Vice President (1996-1999) and Chief Financial Officer (1994-1995) of Sanofi, Inc., and Vice President-Finance, Pharmaceutical Group, Sterling Winthrop, Inc. (1992-1994). Prior to joining Sterling he was employed by General Electric Company with management positions in Purchasing, Corporate Audit and Finance.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Walter Johnsen

836,253

Brian Olschan

691,161

Paul Driscoll

432,668

Rex Davidson

--

Richmond Holden

--

Susan Murphy

--

Stevenson Ward

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Walter Johnsen

180,000 2,332,000

Brian Olschan

175,000 2,150,000

Paul Driscoll

38,500 292,000

Rex Davidson

0 0

Richmond Holden

0 0

Susan Murphy

0 0

Stevenson Ward

0 0
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