People: Astec Industries Inc (ASTE.OQ)

ASTE.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Benjamin Brock

44 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

W Smith

75 2013 Vice Chairman of the Board

David Silvious

46 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Jeffery Elliott

60 2001 President of Johnson Crushers, Inc.

Timothy Gonigam

51 2000 President of Astec Mobile Screens, Inc.

Aaron Harmon

41 2011 President of GEFCO, Inc.

Matthew Haven

51 2013 President of Telsmith, Inc.

Jeffrey May

50 2013 President of Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc

Richard Patek

58 2013 Group President - Aggregate & Mining Group

Jeffrey Richmond

59 2004 President of Roadtec, Inc.

Donald Sissons

48 2014 President of Breaker Technology Ltd

Malcolm Swanson

66 2014 President of Astec, Inc

Thomas Wilkey

61 2014 President of Heatec, Inc

Richard Dorris

54 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Stephen Anderson

51 2011 Vice President - Administration, Director of Investor Relations, Secretary, IR Contact Officer

Robin Leffew

53 2011 Corporate Controller

Tom Kruger

57 2005 Managing Director of Osborn Engineered Products SA (Pty) Ltd.

David Smale

59 2008 General Manager of Astec Australia Pty. Ltd.

William Sansom

73 1995 Lead Independent Director

James Baker

69 2010 Independent Director

William Dorey

70 2011 Independent Director

Daniel Frierson

73 1994 Independent Director

William Gehl

68 1999 Independent Director

Charles Potts

70 2013 Independent Director

Glen Tellock

54 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Benjamin Brock

Mr. Benjamin G. Brock is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Astec Industries Inc. He previously served as the Vice President and President of the Company’s Asphalt Group from August 2012 to December 2013 and as President of Astec, Inc. from 2006 to 2013. From 2003 until 2006 he held the position of Vice President - Sales of Astec, Inc. and Vice President/General Manager of CEI Enterprises, Inc. from 1997 until 2002. Mr. Brock's career with Astec began as a salesman in 1993. Mr. Brock is the son of J. Don Brock, the Company’s Chairman of the Board. Mr. Brock has been a Director of the Company since 2013. Mr. Brock, based on his current service as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company and his prior service as an officer of two to the Company's subsidiaries for over 15 years and his service as Group President of the Company's Asphalt Group, provides the Board with invaluable industry experience and knowledge of the Company.

W Smith

Mr. W. Norman Smith, has served as the Vice Chairman of the Company since January 2014. He previously served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from August 2012 to December 2013, Group President of the Company's Mobile Asphalt Paving Group from October 2013 to December 2013 and has also served as Group Vice President – Asphalt of the Company from 1998 until August 2012, as the President of Astec, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, from 1994 until 2006, and as the President of Heatec, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, from 1977 until 1994. Mr. Smith is a registered professional engineer. Mr. Smith has been a Director of the Company since 1982.

David Silvious

Mr. David C. Silvious, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of Astec Industries Inc., since August 1, 2011.He is a Certified Public Accountant. He previously served as Corporate Controller of the Company since 2005 and as Corporate Financial Analyst from 1999 to 2005. Mr. Silvious also serves as Treasurer of each of the Company’s U.S. operating subsidiaries and Vice President of Astec Insurance Company. Mr. Silvious earned his undergraduate degree in accounting from Tennessee Technological University and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Jeffery Elliott

Mr. Jeffery J. Elliott is President of Johnson Crushers, Inc., a subsidiary of Astec Industries Inc., since December 2001. From 1999 to 2001, he served as Senior Vice President for Cedarapids, Inc. (a Terex company), and from 1996 to 1999, he served as Vice President of the Crushing and Screening Group. From 1978 to 1996, he held various domestic and international sales and marketing positions with Cedarapids, Inc.

Timothy Gonigam

Mr. Timothy D. Gonigam is President of Astec Mobile Screens, Inc., a subsidiary of Astec Industries Inc., since October 1, 2000. From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Gonigam held the position of Sales Manager of Astec Mobile Screens, Inc.

Aaron Harmon

Mr. Aaron Harmon is President of GEFCO, Inc., a subsidiary of Astec Industries Inc., since October 2011. He previously served as President of the GEFCO Division of Blue Tee Corp. since 2005. Mr. Harmon joined GEFCO in 1995 and has served in several capacities within the organization including V. P. of North American Sales and Operations Manager. Mr. Harmon holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration from Phillips University.

Matthew Haven

Mr. Matthew B. Haven is President of Telsmith, Inc., a subsidiary of Astec Industries, Inc., since February 13, 2013. He served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Telsmith from January 2012 to February 2013 and as its Vice President from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Haven joined Telsmith in 1997 and served as Chief Engineer, Research and Development and Director of Engineering prior to his appointment as Vice President. Prior to joining Telsmith, Mr. Haven served as Chief Engineer, Product Design and Development of Cedarapids, Inc. Mr. Haven is a 1984 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa.

Jeffrey May

Mr. Jeffrey L. May serves as President of Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc., a subsidiary of Astec Industries Inc. He previously served as the Vice President of Operations and Finance of Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc. from 2011 to 2013 and as Controller of Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc. from 1997 to 2010.

Richard Patek

Mr. Richard A. Patek is Group President - Aggregate & Mining Group of Astec Industries, Inc., since October 2013. He served as the Group’s Vice President since 2008. He has also served as President of Telsmith, Inc. since May 2001. He served as President of Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc. from 1997 until 2001. From 1995 to 1997, he served as Director of Materials of Telsmith, Inc. From 1992 to 1995, Mr. Patek was Director of Materials and Manufacturing of the former Milwaukee plant location. From 1978 to 1992, he held various manufacturing management positions at Telsmith. Mr. Patek also serves as the 2014 Chairman for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and a corporate board member for the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Mr. Patek was elected to the E.D. Etnyre & Company board of directors in December 2014

Jeffrey Richmond

Mr. Jeffrey L. Richmond, Sr., is President of Roadtec, Inc., a subsidiary of Astec Industries Inc., since April 2004. From 1996 until 2004, he held the positions of Sales Manager, Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Vice President/General Manager of Roadtec, Inc.

Donald Sissons

Mr. Donald J. Sissons serves as President of Breaker Technology Ltd., a subsidiary of Astec Industries Inc., since January 2014. He previously served as Vice President of Manufacturing Operations from January 2012 to January 2014 and as Plant Operations Manager from December 2003 until January 2012. Mr. Sissons is registered as a Professional Engineer.

Malcolm Swanson

Mr. Malcolm L. Swanson serves as President of Astec, Inc., a subsidiary of Astec Industries Inc., since January 2014. He previously served as Vice President – Engineering of Astec, Inc. from 1995 to 2013 and as Chief Engineer of Astec, Inc. from 1989 to 1995. Prior to joining Astec, Inc., Mr. Swanson worked as a design engineer and project manager for Combustion Engineering of Chattanooga, TN in both the Fossil and Nuclear Power divisions. Mr. Swanson is a Professional Engineer holding registration in eight states.

Thomas Wilkey

Mr. Thomas H. Wilkey serves as President of Heatec, Inc., a subsidiary of Astec Industries Inc., since January 2014. From 1987 to 2004, he held the positions of Sales coordinator, Sales Manager, and Vice-President of Sales of Heatec, Inc., and in 2004 he became Executive Vice President of Heatec, Inc.

Richard Dorris

Mr. Richard J. Dorris is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Astec Industries Inc. He previously served as the Group Vice President and President of the Company’s Energy Group from August 2012 to December 2013 and as President of Heatec, Inc. from 2004 to January 2014. From 1999 to 2004 he held the positions of National Accounts Manager, Project Manager and Director of Projects for Astec, Inc. Prior to joining Astec, Inc. he was President of Esstee Manufacturing Company from 1990 to 1999 and was Sales Engineer from 1984 to 1990.

Stephen Anderson

Mr. Stephen C. Anderson is Vice President - Administration, Director - Investor Relations, Corporate Secretary of Astec Industries Inc. He was appointed Vice President of Administration in August 2011, Corporate Secretary of the Company in January 2007 and Director of Investor Relations in January 2003. Mr. Anderson also serves as the Company’s compliance officer and manages the corporate information technology and aviation departments. He has also been President of Astec Insurance Company since January 2007. He was Vice President of Astec Financial Services, Inc. from 1999 to 2002. Prior to this Mr. Anderson spent a combined fourteen years in Commercial Banking with AmSouth and SunTrust Banks. He has a B.S. degree in Business Management and a MBA from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and is a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

Robin Leffew

Mrs. Robin A. Leffew is Corporate Controller of Astec Industries Inc., since August 2011. She also serves as Secretary of Astec Insurance Company. She previously served as the Company’s Director of Internal Audit since 2005 and Controller of Astec, Inc. from 1990 to 2005. Prior to 1990, she served as Corporate Financial Analyst for the Company since 1987. Mrs. Leffew earned her degree in Finance from Tennessee Technological University.

Tom Kruger

Mr. Tom Kruger is Managing Director of Osborn Engineered Products SA (Pty) Ltd., a subsidiary of Astec Industries Inc., since February 1, 2005. For the previous five years, Mr. Kruger was employed as Operations Director of Macsteel Tube and Pipe (Pty) Ltd, a manufacturer of carbon steel tubing in Johannesburg, South Africa. He served as Sales and Marketing Director of Macsteel prior to becoming Operations Director. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Kruger was employed by Barloworld Ltd as Operations Director and Regional Managing Director responsible for a trading organization in steel, tube and water conveyance systems. Prior to that, he held the position of Works Director.

David Smale

Mr. David H. Smale is General Manager of Astec Australia Pty. Ltd., a subsidiary of Astec Industries Inc., since October 2008. He served as the General Manager of Allen’s Asphalt from 2006 to 2008 and as their Operations Manager from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Smale has completed various business management courses including the Macquire University Graduate School of Management and Bond University Senior Executive Development Program.

William Sansom

Mr. William B. Sansom is Lead Independent Director of Astec Industries Inc., since 1995. Mr. Sansom has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The H.T. Hackney Co., a diversified wholesale food distributor in the Southeast and Midwest United States, since 1983. Formerly, Mr. Sansom served as the Tennessee Commissioner of Transportation from 1979 to 1981 and as the Tennessee Commissioner of Finance and Administration from 1981 to 1983. Mr. Sansom is a member of the Tennessee Valley Authority Board and is currently its Chairman. Mr. Sansom serves as a director on the boards of First Horizon National Corporation and Mid-American Apartment Communities, and he previously served as a director and audit committee member on the board of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.

James Baker

Mr. James B. Baker is Independent Director of Astec Industries Inc., since 2010. He has been Managing Partner of River Associates Investments, LLC, a private equity investment fund which partners with management teams in buyouts, divestitures and recapitalizations of lower middle market companies, since 2001. From 1993 to 2001, he was a Partner in River Associates, LLC. Mr. Baker was President and Chief Operating Officer (1991-1992) and Senior Vice President (1987-1991) of CONSTAR International, Inc., a plastics container manufacturer. Mr. Baker also formerly served as a director of Wellman, Inc. and US Xpress. Mr. Baker has been a Director of the Company since 2010. Mr. Baker’s strong background in all aspects of executing acquisitions, both in the U.S. and internationally, are valuable to the Company.

William Dorey

Mr. William G. Dorey is Independent Director of Astec Industries Inc., since April 2011. He served as Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Granite Construction Incorporated from 2004 until his retirement from employment in 2010. Mr. Dorey continues to serve as a Director of Granite Construction. Granite Construction is a publicly traded heavy civil contractor engaged in the construction and improvement of roads, mass transit facilities, airport infrastructure, bridges, dams and other infrastructure-related projects and the production of sand, gravel and asphalt concrete and other construction materials. Mr. Dorey started his career with Granite Construction in 1967 and held numerous positions over his 42 years with the company. Mr. Dorey has also served in various industry leadership roles, including founding Chairman of the Construction Industry Ethics Compliance Initiative (CIECI) Steering Committee, trustee of the Norman Y. Mineta International Institute for Surface Transportation Policy Studies, member on the Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT), director of the California Chamber of Commerce, and director of the California Business Roundtable. Mr. Dorey has been a Director of the Company since 2011.

Daniel Frierson

Mr. Daniel K. Frierson is Independent Director of Astec Industries Inc., since 1994. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of The Dixie Group, Inc., a public company in the floor-covering manufacturing business, since 1979 and has served as its Chairman of the Board since 1987. Mr. Frierson also currently serves as a director on the board of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation. Mr. Frierson has been a Director of the Company since 1994.

William Gehl

Mr. William D. Gehl is Independent Director of Astec Industries Inc., since 1999. Mr. Gehl served as a member of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Gehl Company, a company engaged in the manufacturing of compact construction equipment, from 1987 and 1992, respectively, until his retirement in 2009. Mr. Gehl also served as Chairman of the Board of Gehl Company from 1996 until his retirement. Mr. Gehl has been an owner and Chairman of IBD of Southeastern Wisconsin, an exclusive distributor of Interstate Batteries in southeastern Wisconsin since June 2011. Mr. Gehl also serves as Chairman of the Board and a Director of FreightCar America, a public company engaged in the manufacturing of aluminum coal cars and other railroad freight cars. Mr. Gehl also serves as a Director of Mason Wells, Inc., a private equity firm located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; The Oilgear Company, a manufacturer of hydraulic pumps; and Westbury Bancorp, a publically owned bank located in West Bend, Wisconsin. Mr. Gehl is a member of the state bars of Wisconsin and Florida. Mr. Gehl has been a Director of the Company since 1999.

Charles Potts

Mr. Charles F. Potts serves as Independent Director of Astec Industries, Inc. He is the Chairman of the Board of Heritage Construction and Materials, a provider of construction materials and services that operates in the Midwest United States and China. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Construction and Materials from 2003 thru 2012. Prior to joining Heritage Construction and Materials, Mr. Potts was employed as an executive officer of Ashland Inc., where he served as President of APAC Inc. and Senior Vice President of Ashland Inc. Mr. Potts also served as the Director of Construction of the Florida Department of Transportation for 18 years. Mr. Potts is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Banks Construction, a privately held company, and he has also served as the Chairman of the Board of the National Center for Asphalt Technology, the International Center for Aggregates Research, and the American Road and Transportation Builders Association. Mr. Potts has been nominated to replace Phillip E. Casey, who is not standing for reelection as a Director of the Company.

Glen Tellock

Mr. Glen E. Tellock is Independent Director of Astec Industries Inc., since April 2006. Mr. Tellock has been the President and CEO of The Manitowoc Company, a manufacturer of construction and food service equipment, since May 2007. He was also elected as Chairman of the Board of The Manitowoc Company in February 2009. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of The Manitowoc Company since 1999 and President and General Manager of Manitowoc Crane Group since 2002. Prior to joining Manitowoc in 1991, Mr. Tellock served as Financial Planning Manager with the Denver Post Corporation and as Audit Manager with Ernst and Whinney. Mr. Tellock has been a Director of the Company since 2006.
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