People: Albemarle Corp (ALB)

ALB on New York Consolidated

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22 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Nokes

67 2012 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Luther Kissam

49 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Scott Tozier

48 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Karen Narwold

54 2010 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Corporate and Government Affairs

Susan Kelliher

47 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Matthew Juneau

53 2014 Senior Vice President, President - Performance Chemicals

D. Michael Wilson

51 2013 Senior Vice President, President - Catalyst Solutions

Ronald Zumstein

52 2014 Senior Vice President - Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Process Excellence

Donald LaBauve

47 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller

Scott Martin

55 2012 Vice President - Fine Chemistry

Gerald Steiner

53 2013 Director

William Hernandez

66 2011 Independent Director

Joseph Mahady

61 2012 Independent Director

James O'Brien

59 2012 Independent Director

Barry Perry

67 2010 Independent Director

John Sherman

68 2012 Independent Director

Harriett Taggart

66 2007 Independent Director

Anne Whittemore

67 1996 Independent Director

Lorin Crenshaw

Vice President, Treasurer & Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

James Nokes

Mr. Jim W. Nokes is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Albemarle Corp., since February 1, 2012. Mr. Nokes joined the Albemarle Board as a director in 2009. Mr. Nokes retired, having previously served until April 30, 2006, as Executive Vice President of Refining, Marketing, Supply and Transportation of ConocoPhillips (international, integrated energy company). Other directorship: Tesoro Corporation (independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products).

Luther Kissam

Mr. Luther C. Kissam, IV, is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Albemarle Corp. effective May 7, 2013. Previously, Mr. Kissam served as President from March 15, 2010 until March 1, 2012, Executive Vice President, Manufacturing and Law and Secretary from May 2009 until March 15, 2010, and as Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Law and Corporate Secretary from January 8, 2008 until May 2009. Mr. Kissam joined us in September 2003 and served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from that time until December 16, 2005, when he was promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Before joining us, Mr. Kissam served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Merisant Company (manufacturer and marketer of sweetener and consumer food products), having previously served as Associate General Counsel of Monsanto Company (provider of agricultural products and solutions).

Scott Tozier

Mr. Scott A. Tozier is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Albemarle Corp. He was elected as the company Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective January 31, 2011. Mr. Tozier has over 20 years of diversified international financial management experience. Following four years of assurance services with the international firm Ernst & Young, LLP, Mr. Tozier joined Honeywell International, Inc., where his 16 year career spanned senior financial positions in the U.S., Australia and Europe. His roles of increasing responsibilities included management of financial planning, analysis and reporting, global credit and treasury services and Chief Financial Officer of Honeywell’s Transportation Systems, Turbo Technologies and Building Solutions divisions. Most recently, Mr. Tozier served as Vice President of Finance, Operations and Transformation of Honeywell International, Inc.

Karen Narwold

Ms. Karen G. Narwold is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Corporate and Government Affairs of Albemarle Corp., since September 15, 2010. Ms. Narwold also serves as the company Corporate Secretary. Ms. Narwold has over 20 years of legal, management and business experience with global industrial and chemical companies. After five years in private practice, she served as Vice President, General Counsel, Human Resources and Secretary of GrafTech International Ltd., a global graphite and carbon manufacturer and former subsidiary of Union Carbide. She then served as Vice President and Strategic Counsel of Barzel Industries, a North American steel processor and distributor. Ms. Narwold resigned from Barzel in November 2009, after Barzel reached an agreement to sell substantially all of its assets in a planned transaction that was consummated in a sale pursuant to Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Prior to joining Albemarle, Ms. Narwold served as Special Counsel with Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and with Symmetry Advisors where she worked in the areas of strategic, financial and capital structure planning and restructuring for public and private companies.

Susan Kelliher

Mrs. Susan M. Kelliher is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Albemarle Corp., since March 1, 2012. Ms. Kelliher has over twenty years of human resources experience, having most recently served at Hewlett Packard as Vice President, Human Resources—Global Sales and Enterprise Marketing from April 2010 to February 2012, and as Vice President, Human Resources—Imaging and Printing Group from September 2007 to April 2010. Prior to joining Hewlett Packard, she was the Vice President of Human Resources for Cymer, Inc., the world’s supplier of deep ultraviolet illumination sources. Prior to that, Ms. Kelliher served in various executive and managerial human resources positions at The Home Depot, Inc., Raytheon Company, YUM! Brands’ Pizza Hut division, beginning her career at Mobil Oil.

Matthew Juneau

Mr. Matthew K. Juneau has been appointed as Senior Vice President, President - Performance Chemicals of Albemarle Corporation effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Juneau has over thirty years' experience in the chemical industry and has held leadership positions across all of the Albemarle businesses and global sales during his career with the company.

D. Michael Wilson

Mr. D. Michael Wilson has been appointed as Senior Vice President, President - Catalyst Solutions of Albemarle Corporation effective October 1, 2013. Michael joins Albemarle after a successful career with FMC Corporation where he most recently served as president of the Specialty Chemicals Group. At FMC, Michael held a number of executive roles, including leadership of the Industrial Chemicals Group and the Lithium division. Prior to joining FMC, Michael's career progressed through a variety of general management, sales and operational leadership roles with the Wausau Paper Corporation and Rexam, Inc. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Michael is also an active civic leader.

Ronald Zumstein

Dr. Ronald C. Zumstein has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Process Excellence of Albemarle Corp., effective January 1, 2014. In his over 20 years with Albemarle, Dr. Zumstein has excelled in a wide variety of positions across manufacturing, health and safety, and R&D.

Donald LaBauve

Mr. Donald J. LaBauve Jr., is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller of Albemarle Corp. Mr. LaBauve has over twenty years of management, finance and accounting experience with the Company. Mr. LaBauve most recently served as Vice President, Corporate Controller since February 12, 2013, after having previously served as Vice President, Finance - Business Operations since April 2009. Mr. LaBauve served as Chief Financial Officer, Fine Chemistry from April 2007 until April 2009. Since joining the Company (at that time part of Ethyl Corporation) in April 1990, Mr. LaBauve has held various staff and leadership positions of increasing responsibility within the finance function, including an assignment to our European headquarters in Belgium in April 2000 where he held the regional finance leadership role from July 2002 through June 2005.

Scott Martin

Mr. Scott A. Martin was Vice President - Fine Chemistry of Albemarle Corp., since March 1, 2012. Previously, he served as Division Vice President of HPC Catalysts from August 2009 to February 2012, and as Division Vice President of FCC Catalysts from January 2008 until July 2009. Mr. Martin came to Albemarle in 2001 as part of the ChemFirst acquisition.

Gerald Steiner

Mr. Gerald A. Steiner has been appointed as Director of Albemarle Corporation effective as of July 1, 2013. Mr. Steiner is the Executive Vice President, Sustainability and Corporate Affairs of Monsanto Company. He is also a founder and board member of the Global Harvest Initiative, a public-private initiative whose mission is to sustainably double agricultural production by 2050. Mr. Steiner is a member of the CropLife International Plant Biotechnology Strategy Council and an Executive Committee member of the Council for Biotechnology Information. He is also a board and Executive Committee member and serves as Chair of the Food and Agriculture Section of the Biotechnology Industry Organization. Mr. Steiner has been a director of The Keystone Center since 2004. Mr. Steiner received a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin and an M.B.A. from Washington University.

William Hernandez

Mr. William H. Hernandez is Independent Director of Albemarle Corp., since January 1, 2011. He retired, having previously served as Senior Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer of PPG Industries, Inc. (“PPG”), a global manufacturer of coatings and specialty products, from 1995 to 2010. Other directorships: Eastman Kodak Company (provider of imaging technology products and services to the photographic and graphic communications markets), Black Box Corporation (provider of network infrastructure services) and USG Corporation (manufacturer and distributor of building materials). Mr. Hernandez brings to the Board of Directors broad experience in corporate finance, risk management, operations, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning and executive compensation. In particular, Mr. Hernandez is qualified in the fields of accounting, internal controls and economics, all of which contribute to effective service on the Board of Directors. Through his service on the board of directors of other public companies, he has gained additional experience in risk management and corporate governance.

Joseph Mahady

Mr. Joseph M. Mahady is Independent Director of Albemarle Corp., since February 1, 2012. He retired, having previously served as President of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a global manufacturer of pharmaceutical products from January 2008 until Wyeth was acquired by Pfizer Inc. in October 2009. Prior to assuming these responsibilities, he served as Senior Vice President and President – North America and Global Businesses, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals from June 2003 to June 2005, Senior Vice President and President, The Americas and Global Businesses, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals from June 2005 to February 2007 and Senior Vice President and President – Global Business, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals from February 2007 to December 2007.

James O'Brien

Mr. James J. O'Brien has been appointed as Independent Director of Albemarle Corp., effective July 12, 2012. He is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Ashland Inc. Prior to this position, Mr. O’Brien was President and Chief Operating Officer of Ashland and Senior Vice President and Group Operating Officer of Ashland. He also served as the President of Valvoline from 1995 to 2001. Mr. O’Brien is a Director of Humana Inc., where he serves on the Investment and Audit Committees. Mr. O’Brien serves as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Fisher Graduate College of Business at The Ohio State University. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the American Chemistry Council.

Barry Perry

Mr. Barry W. Perry is Independent Director of Albemarle Corp., since January 1, 2010. He is retired, having previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Engelhard Corporation (a surface and materials science company) from January 2001 to June 2006, prior to which he held various management positions since joining the company in 1993. Other directorships: Cookson Group PLC (a materials science company operating on a global basis in the ceramics, electronics and precious metals markets, from which Mr. Perry retired from the board in 2011), Arrow Electronics (a global provider of electronics components and enterprise computing solutions) and Ashland, Inc. (global chemical producer).

John Sherman

Mr. John Sherman, Jr. is Independent Director of Albemarle Corp. He retired, having previously served as Vice Chairman of Scott & Stringfellow, Inc. (regional brokerage firm) from 2003 through 2006 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Scott & Stringfellow, Inc. prior thereto. Through his experience as President and Chief Executive Officer of Scott & Stringfellow, Inc., and prior service on the boards of Trigon, Anthem and Blue Healthcare Bank, Mr. Sherman brings to the board financial experience, leadership skills and strategic planning abilities. He also provides risk management knowledge. Mr. Sherman served as Lead Independent Director from April 2010-February 2012.

Harriett Taggart

Dr. Harriett Tee Taggart, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Albemarle Corp., since February 7, 2007. She is a consultant, having previously served until December 2006 as a Partner of Wellington Management LLC (investment management firm). Ms. Taggart was global sector equity portfolio manager and global industry analyst for the chemicals and related industries at Wellington Management LLC. Other directorships: The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (property and casualty insurance company) and a trustee of the Eaton Vance Mutual Fund Complex (a fund complex comprised of 189 funds).

Anne Whittemore

Ms. Anne Marie Whittemore is Independent Director of Albemarle Corp., since 1996. She is a Partner at McGuireWoods LLP (law firm). Other directorships: Owens & Minor, Inc. (national distributor of medical and surgical supplies and a healthcare supply chain management company) and T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (global investment management firm). Ms. Whittemore brings to the Board of Directors 20 years of experience serving on the board of directors of several publicly-traded companies. Through her service on the compensation, corporate governance and audit committees of these companies, she has developed knowledge in the area of executive compensation, corporate governance and risk management. In addition, as a lawyer, she has gained experience advising clients on corporate governance matters.

Lorin Crenshaw

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