People: Ameren Corp (AEE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Warner Baxter

53 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Martin Lyons

48 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Bruce Steinke

53 2013 Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer

Gregory Nelson

57 2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

J. Edward Coleman

63 2015 Director

Catherine Brune

61 2011 Independent Director

Ellen Fitzsimmons

54 2009 Independent Director

Walter Galvin

68 2014 Lead Independent Director

Richard Harshman

58 2013 Independent Director

Gayle Jackson

68 2005 Independent Director

James Johnson

62 2005 Independent Director

Steven Lipstein

58 2010 Independent Director

Stephen Wilson

66 2009 Independent Director

Jack Woodard

71 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Warner Baxter

Mr. Warner L. Baxter has been appointed as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer since 01 July 2014. Mr. Baxter began his career with Ameren Missouri in 1995 as Assistant Controller. He was named Controller of Ameren Missouri in 1996. Following the 1997 merger of Ameren Missouri and CIPSCO Incorporated, he served as Vice President and Controller of Ameren and Ameren Services. In 2001, Mr. Baxter was named Senior Vice President, Finance. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Baxter was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ameren and certain of its subsidiaries, where he led the finance, strategic planning and business risk management functions. From 2007 to 2009, he was also President and Chief Executive Officer of Ameren Services. From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Baxter served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ameren Missouri. Prior to joining Ameren, Mr. Baxter served as senior manager in PwC’s national office in New York City from 1993 to 1995. From 1983 to 1993, Mr. Baxter worked in PwC’s St. Louis office, where he provided auditing and consulting services to clients in a variety of industries. Mr. Baxter served as a director of Ameren Missouri from 1999 to 2014, and as a director of Ameren Illinois from 1999 to 2009.

Martin Lyons

Mr. Martin J. Lyons, Jr., has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Ameren Corporation, effective as of January 1, 2013. Lyons joined Ameren, Ameren Missouri, CIPS, and Ameren Services in 2001 as controller. He was elected controller of CILCO in 2003. He was also elected vice president of Ameren, Ameren Missouri, CIPS, CILCO, and Ameren Services in 2003 and vice president and controller of IP in 2004. In 2007, his positions at Ameren Missouri were changed to vice president and principal accounting officer. In 2008, Lyons was elected senior vice president and principal accounting officer of the Ameren companies. In 2009, Lyons was also elected chief financial officer of the Ameren companies. Following the Ameren Illinois Merger in 2010, Lyons remained senior vice president, chief financial officer and principal accounting officer of Ameren Illinois. Effective January 1, 2013, Lyons was elected executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Ameren companies, and relinquished his duties as principal accounting officer.

Bruce Steinke

Mr. Bruce A. Steinke is Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer of Ameren Corporation, effective January 01, 2013. Mr. Steinke joined Ameren in 2002 and has served in various accounting, financial reporting and investor relations capacities of the Ameren companies. In December 2007, Mr. Steinke was elected Vice President and Controller of Ameren and certain subsidiaries, and has served in such position since January 1, 2008. In recognition of Mr. Steinke’s increase in management and oversight responsibilities, the Human Resources Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board approved an increase to Mr. Steinke’s base salary from $253,900 to $300,000, effective January 1, 2013. In addition, Mr. Steinke’s target short-term incentive opportunity under Ameren’s Executive Incentive Plan (“EIP”) and target long-term incentive opportunity under Ameren’s Performance Share Unit Program (“PSUP”), each as described under Item 5.02(e) below, has been increased, effective January 1, 2013, from 45% to 50% of his base salary and from 80% to 100% of his base salary, respectively. Mr. Steinke’s actual payments under these programs may vary from the targets based upon Ameren’s performance and his performance in accordance with the formulas and methodologies in the EIP and PSUP.

Gregory Nelson

Mr. Gregory L. Nelson is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Ameren Corporation. He joined Ameren Missouri in 1995 as a manager in the tax department and assumed a similar position with Ameren Services in 1998. Mr. Nelson was elected vice president and tax counsel of Ameren Services in 1999 and vice president of Ameren Missouri, CIPS, CILCO and Genco in 2003 and of IP in 2004. In 2010, Nelson was elected vice president, tax and deputy general counsel of Ameren Services. He remained vice president of Ameren Missouri, CIPS, CILCO, IP and Genco. With the Ameren Illinois Merger in 2010, Nelson remained vice president at Ameren Illinois. Effective March 2, 2011, Nelson was elected to the positions of senior vice president and general counsel of Ameren, Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois, Genco and Ameren Services. Effective May 1, 2011, he was elected to the position of secretary.

J. Edward Coleman

Mr. J. Edward Coleman is Director of the Company. Coleman became chief executive officer of Gateway, Inc. in 2006, and he remained with the company until 2008. Coleman joined Gateway from Arrow Electronics Inc., a global distributor of products and services to industrial and commercial users of electric components and computer parts. While at Arrow, Coleman served as senior vice president and president of enterprise computing solutions from 2005 to 2006. Before joining Arrow in 2005, Coleman served as chief executive officer of CompuCom Systems, Inc. from 1999 to 2004 and as business development executive and director of marketing for Computer Sciences Corporation from 1995 until 1999. Coleman also spent 17 years with IBM Corporation, where he held various executive positions. Coleman has been a member of several public company boards, including Unisys. He currently serves on the Lexmark International, Inc. board of directors. Coleman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the College of William & Mary and a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana University .

Catherine Brune

Ms. Catherine S. Brune is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation, since October 14, 2011. Ms. Brune served as President of Allstate, a personal lines insurer, from October 2010 to November 2013 and oversaw Property/Casualty operations in 23 states and Canada. Ms. Brune worked in various managerial capacities for Allstate from 1976 to 2013. She was elected the company’s youngest officer in 1986, moving into information technology in the early 1990s. In 2002, Ms. Brune was named Allstate’s Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer. Ms. Brune was a member of Allstate’s senior leadership team. Ms. Brune retired from Allstate in November 2013.

Ellen Fitzsimmons

Ms. Ellen M. Fitzsimmons is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. She is Senior Vice President of Law and Public Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of CSX Corporation, a transportation supplier. Ms. Fitzsimmons joined CSX Corporation in 1991 and has served in her current position since December 2003. Ms. Fitzsimmons oversees all legal, government relations and public affairs activities for CSX. During Ms. Fitzsimmons’ tenure with CSX, her responsibilities have included key roles in risk and corporate governance-related areas.

Walter Galvin

Mr. Walter J. Galvin is Lead Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. Mr. Galvin is currently a consultant to Emerson Electric, an electrical and electronics manufacturer, and served as Emerson Electric’s Vice Chairman from October 2009 to February 2013. He served as Emerson Electric’s Chief Financial Officer from 1993 until February 2010. He served as a management member of Emerson Electric’s Board of Directors from 2000 to February 2013. He has been director of the Company since 2007. Other directorships: Emerson Electric Co. (2000-present); F.M. Global Insurance Company (1995-present).

Richard Harshman

Mr. Richard J. Harshman has been appointed as Independent Director of Ameren Corporation effective June 4, 2013. Mr. Harshman is currently the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (“ATI”) (NYSE: ATI). Mr. Harshman served as President and Chief Operating Officer of ATI from 2010 to 2011 and as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of ATI from 2003 to 2010. Mr. Harshman achieved his Certified Public Accountant’s certificate in 1985 and holds a bachelor of science degree from Robert Morris University. He is a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Manufacturers and a former member of the Steering Committee of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, a national initiative bringing together industry, universities and the federal government to enhance U.S. manufacturing global competitiveness. He is also a board member of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development. Harshman is vice chairman of the board of trustees at Robert Morris University and is a member of the board of directors of the Laurel Highlands Council, Boy Scouts of America (Greater Pittsburgh Area). He is also a member of the Chairman’s Council of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Board of Trustees/Executive Committee, and a past member of the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association.

Gayle Jackson

Dr. Gayle P. W. Jackson, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. She is President and Chief Executive Officer of Energy Global, Inc., a consulting firm which specializes in corporate development, diversification and government relations strategies for energy companies. From 2002 to 2004, Dr. Jackson served as Managing Director of FE Clean Energy Group, a global private equity management firm that invests in energy companies and projects in Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia. Dr. Jackson is a past Deputy Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. She has been director of the Company since 2005. Other directorships: Atlas Energy, Inc., (2009-2011); Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. (2005-2009; 2011-present).

James Johnson

Mr. James C. Johnson is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. He is General Counsel of Loop Capital Markets LLC, a financial services firm, since November 2010. From 1998 until 2009, Mr. Johnson served in a number of responsible positions at The Boeing Company, an aerospace and defense firm, including serving as Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel from December 2003 until November 2007 and, as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Commercial Airplanes from November 2007 to his retirement in March 2009. He has been director of the Company since 2005. Other directorships: Hanesbrands Inc., (2006-present); Energizer Holdings, Inc., 2013–Present.

Steven Lipstein

Mr. Steven H. Lipstein is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of BJC HealthCare, one of the non-profit health care organizations in the U.S. Mr. Lipstein joined BJC HealthCare in 1999. From 1982 to 1999, Mr. Lipstein held various executive positions within The University of Chicago Hospitals and Health System and The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System. Mr. Lipstein served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from 2009 to 2011. He has been director of the Company since 2010.

Stephen Wilson

Mr. Stephen R. Wilson is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. Mr. Wilson is the retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of CF Industries Holdings, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products. He served in those capacities from 2005 until his retirement in 2014, as President and Chief Executive Officer of CF Industries, Inc. (a predecessor company) from 2003 to 2005 and as Chief Financial Officer from 1991 to 2003. He has been director of the Company since 2009. Other directorships: CF Industries Holdings, Inc. 2005-2014; Terra Nitrogen GP, Inc., 2010–2014: GATX Corporation, 2014–Present

Jack Woodard

Mr. Jack D. Woodard is Independent Director of Ameren Corporation. Mr. Woodard served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer of Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., a subsidiary of The Southern Company, which is a utility holding company. Mr. Woodard joined The Southern Company system in 1971 and in 1993, Mr. Woodard was elected Executive Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer of Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc. He retired in 2004. Mr. Woodard served as an independent adviser to Ameren’s Board of Directors and to the Board’s Nuclear Oversight Committee (predecessor to the Board’s Nuclear Oversight and Environmental Committee) from 2005 until his election as a director. He has been director of the Company since 2006.
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