People: Actuant Corp (ATU)

ATU on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Arzbaecher

55 2014 Chairman of the Board

Mark Goldstein

59 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Andrew Lampereur

51 2000 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Sheri Grissom

50 2011 Executive Vice President - Global Human Resources

Brian Kobylinski

48 2013 Executive Vice President - Energy Segment

Roger Roundhouse

49 2014 Executive Vice President - Engineered Solutions Segment

Mark Sefcik

50 2013 Executive Vice President - Industrial Segment

Theodore Wozniak

56 2011 Executive Vice President - Business Development

E. James Ferland

47 2014 Director

Gurminder Bedi

67 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Fischer

67 2003 Independent Director

R. Alan Hunter

67 2007 Independent Director

Robert Peterson

58 2003 Independent Director

Holly Van Deursen

55 2008 Independent Director

Dennis Williams

69 2006 Independent Director

Karen Bauer

Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Arzbaecher

Mr. Robert C. Arzbaecher is Chairman of the Board of Actuant Corporation. He is no longer Chief Executive Officer effective January 2014. Mr. Arzbaecher has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since August 2000 and prior to that was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 1994 and Senior Vice President since 1998. He served as Vice President, Finance of Tools & Supplies from 1993 to 1994. Prior to joining the Company in 1992 as Corporate Controller, Mr. Arzbaecher held various financial positions with Grabill Aerospace, Farley Industries and Grant Thornton. Mr. Arzbaecher is a certified public accountant and also is a director of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. and Fiduciary Management, Inc. mutual funds. Mr. Arzbaecher’s day to day leadership, as Chief Executive Officer, provides the board with a thorough understanding of the Company, including strategy, business development, international operations and served markets. Additionally, he provides the board with finance and acquisition experience, which is beneficial given the Company’s stated goal of growth through acquisitions.

Mark Goldstein

Mr. Mark E. Goldstein is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Actuant Corporation. Mark E. Goldstein, President and member of the Board of Directors. Mr Goldstein was named President of the Company and added to the Board of Directors in August 2013, and will assume Chief Executive Officer responsibilities after the January 2014 Annual Meeting. Mr. Goldstein was Actuant’s Chief Operating Officer since fiscal 2007. He joined the Company in fiscal 2001 as the leader of the Gardner Bender business and was appointed Executive Vice President—Tools and Supplies in 2003. Prior to joining Actuant, he spent over 20 years in sales, marketing and operations management positions at The Stanley Works, most recently as President, Stanley Door Systems. Mr. Goldstein is also a director at Pall Corporation.

Andrew Lampereur

Mr. Andrew G. Lampereur is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Actuant Corporation. Mr. Lampereur joined the Company in 1993 as Corporate Controller, a position he held until 1996 when he was appointed Vice President of Finance for Gardner Bender. In 1998, Mr. Lampereur was appointed Vice President, General Manager for Gardner Bender. He was appointed to his present position in August 2000. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lampereur held a number of financial management positions at Terex Corporation. Mr. Lampereur was also a director of Robbins & Myers, Inc. from 2005 through 2013.

Sheri Grissom

Ms. Sheri R. Grissom is an Executive Vice President - Global Human Resources of Actuant Corporation. Ms. Grissom joined Actuant in fiscal 2011, from Johnson Controls, where she was Vice President of Human Resources for the Service, Energy Solution and Global Workplace Solutions business. Prior to that, Ms. Grissom held human resource leadership positions with several leading global organizations including Johns Manville, McKechnie Group and General Electric. Ms. Grissom brings 20 years of global human resources experience to Actuant.

Brian Kobylinski

Mr. Brian K. Kobylinski is an Executive Vice President - Energy Segment of Actuant Corporation. Mr. Kobylinski joined the Company in 1993 and progressed through a number of management roles within the Electrical Segment. He became Vice President of Business Development for Actuant in 2002 and was named Global Business Leader, Hydratight in 2005. In 2007, he was promoted to the position of Industrial and Energy Segment Leader. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kobylinski was employed by Fort Howard Corporation and Federated Insurance.

Roger Roundhouse

Mr. Roger Roundhouse is Executive Vice President - Engineered Solutions Segment of the Company. Roger brings extensive automotive, industrial and OEM capabilities to Actuant, as well as significant experience with mergers & acquisitions and global operations gained during his 22-year career at General Cable (NYSE: BGC), where he most recently held the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager Utility Products. He received his BA in Business Administration from Ohio University College of Business and an MBA from Xavier University.

Mark Sefcik

Mr. Mark Sefcik is Executive Vice President - Industrial Segment of the company. Mr. Sefcik is currently the Enerpac business leader and he will continue to manage that business, in addition to his segment responsibilities, until such time as a successor is determined. He joined Actuant in his current role five years ago from HUSCO International where he was an Executive Vice President.

Theodore Wozniak

Mr. Theodore C. Wozniak is an Executive Vice President - Business Development of Actuant Corporation. Mr. Wozniak joined Actuant in 2006 in his current position. Prior to joining Actuant, Mr. Wozniak held senior investment banking positions at Wachovia Securities, most recently as Managing Director of the Industrial Growth Corporate Finance Group. Mr. Wozniak was employed by Wachovia Securities for ten years. Prior to that, Mr. Wozniak held various investment banking positions at First Chicago Capital Markets and Riggs National Corporation.

E. James Ferland

Mr. E. James Ferland is Director of the Company. Mr. Ferland is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Babcock & Wilcox Company (NYSE:BWC), joining the Company in April 2012. Mr. Ferland is a seasoned executive with more than 23 years of experience in the commercial nuclear power and utility industry. Prior to Babcock & Wilcox, Mr. Ferland served as President of the Americas division at Westinghouse Electric Company, as well as President and Chief Executive Officer of Louisiana Energy Services. He holds a bachelor's degree in nuclear engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a master's in business administration from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Gurminder Bedi

Mr. Gurminder S. Bedi is an Independent Director of Actuant Corporation, since 2008. Mr. Bedi is managing partner of Compass Acquisitions (a private equity partnership), serves on the board of directors of Kemet Corporation and Compuware Corporation and is a retired Vice President of Ford Motor Company. Mr. Bedi served in a variety of managerial positions at Ford Motor Company for more than thirty years and holds degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration. Mr. Bedi’s broad experience in manufacturing operations and international business, as well as his automotive and commercial truck market background are key contributions to the board. Based on his current and prior executive leadership positions, Mr. Bedi also brings to the board a familiarity with the challenges facing large, international public companies, as well as private equity groups (which are the source of some of the Company’s business acquisitions).

Thomas Fischer

Dr. Thomas J. Fischer is an Independent Director of Actuant Corporation, since 2003. Mr. Fischer is a consultant in corporate financial and accounting matters and a retired Senior Regional Managing Partner of Arthur Andersen LLP. At Arthur Andersen he served principally international public manufacturing and distribution companies. Mr. Fischer is also a director of Badger Meter Inc., Regal-Beloit Corporation, Wisconsin Energy Corporation and CG Schmidt (a privately-held company). The board benefits from Mr. Fischer’s expertise in the areas of financial, accounting and auditing matters, including financial reporting, corporate transactions and enterprise risk management.

R. Alan Hunter

Mr. R. Alan Hunter is an Independent Director of Actuant Corporation, since 2007. Mr. Hunter is a retired executive from Stanley Black & Decker where he last served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 1993 through 1997, as well as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer from 1986 to 1993. With over twenty years of experience at The Stanley Works, Mr. Hunter brings a strong financial background and thorough knowledge of the industrial tool and retail DIY industry to the board. The board also benefits from his considerable international business experience, especially related to finance, operations, business development and strategy. Mr. Hunter currently serves on the Board of Trustees of four mutual fund groups managed by MassMutual Financial Group.

Robert Peterson

Mr. Robert A. Peterson is an Independent Director of Actuant Corporation, since 2003. Mr. Peterson is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Norcross Safety Products, formerly a private equity owned business, since its inception in 1995 until it was sold to Honeywell in 2008. Prior to that he held executive level leadership positions with a number of firms including Farley Industries and Wright Line, after beginning his career at Ernst & Young. Mr. Peterson’s extensive finance, mergers and acquisition and private equity background has been beneficial to the Board in evaluating financial performance and strategic acquisitions. Additionally, his manufacturing and distribution industry experience is a good fit for the businesses included in the Company’s Industrial segment.

Holly Van Deursen

Ms. Holly A. Van Deursen is an Independent Director of Actuant Corporation, since 2008. Ms. Van Deursen was most recently an executive in the petrochemical industry, having held a variety of leadership positions at both British Petroleum and Amoco Corporation. She was Group Vice President of Petrochemicals for British Petroleum from 2003 to 2005 and Group Vice President of Strategy from 2001 to 2003. Ms. Van Deursen has extensive experience in the oil & gas industry, which provides the board with insight on our businesses in the Energy segment. Her experience in strategic analysis and corporate governance further enhances her ability to add value to our board. She is currently a director of Bemis Company, Inc., Anson Industries (a private company), Petroleum Geo-Services and Capstone Turbine Corporation.

Dennis Williams

Mr. Dennis K. Williams is an Independent Director of Actuant Corporation, since 2006. Mr. Williams is a retired President and Chief Executive Officer (2000 to 2005) and Chairman of the Board (2000 to 2006) of IDEX Corporation. Prior thereto, he held several executive level roles at General Electric. Mr. Williams brings to the board considerable experience and insight into issues facing large international public companies, knowledge specific to our markets (with over thirty years experience in our industries) and a strong track record of growing businesses. Mr. Williams’ background as an executive of a global company also lends a valuable perspective to the board on executive compensation, financial matters and business innovation. Mr. Williams is currently a director of Owens-Illinois, Inc. and Ametek, Inc.

Karen Bauer

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Robert Arzbaecher

1,310,363 26,165,950

Mark Goldstein

195,750 3,121,120

Andrew Lampereur

224,350 4,638,544

Sheri Grissom

0 0

Brian Kobylinski

69,152 1,139,734

Roger Roundhouse

0 0

Mark Sefcik

0 0

Theodore Wozniak

26,500 473,404

E. James Ferland

0 0

Gurminder Bedi

0 0

Thomas Fischer

0 0

R. Alan Hunter

0 0

Robert Peterson

0 0

Holly Van Deursen

0 0

Dennis Williams

0 0

Karen Bauer

0 0
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