People: Actuant Corp (ATU.N)

ATU.N on New York Stock Exchange

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29 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Arzbaecher

54 2014 Chairman of the Board

Mark Goldstein

57 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Andrew Lampereur

51 2000 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Sheri Grissom

49 2011 Executive Vice President - Global Human Resources

Gustav Boel

68 Executive Vice President, Director

William Blackmore

57 2004 Executive Vice President - Engineered Solutions Segment

Brian Kobylinski

47 2013 Executive Vice President - Energy Segment and China

Roger Roundhouse

2014 Executive Vice President - Engineered Solutions Segment

David Scheer

54 2011 Executive Vice President - Electrical Segment

Mark Sefcik

2013 Executive Vice President - Industrial Segment

Theodore Wozniak

55 2011 Executive Vice President - Business Development

William Hall

70 2001 Lead Independent Director

Gurminder Bedi

66 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Fischer

66 2003 Independent Director

R. Alan Hunter

66 2007 Independent Director

Robert Peterson

57 2003 Independent Director

Holly Van Deursen

56 2008 Independent Director

Dennis Williams

68 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.

Gustav Boel

Mr. Gustav H. P. Boel is an Executive Vice President, Director of Actuant Corporation. Mr. Boel is responsible for LEAD (continuous improvement) initiatives. Following the spin-off of the Company’s Electronics segment in 2000, he remained with APW, Ltd. as a Senior Vice President, but began his service as a member of the board. In September 2002, Mr. Boel rejoined the Company as an employee and was named business leader of the former European Electrical business in addition to his Board responsibilities. Prior to the spin-off, he held positions with Actuant, including President of the Industrial business segment, President of Engineered Solutions Europe and President of Enerpac. Mr. Boel has experience in business development, international business, lean manufacturing and continuous improvement. Further, Mr. Boel’s tenure (with 30 years associated with the Company) provides consistent leadership to the board, familiarity with the Company’s operations and an international perspective.

William Blackmore

Mr. William S. Blackmore is no longer Executive Vice President - Engineered Solutions Segment of Actuant Corporation, effective completion of fiscal 2014 (August 2014). Mr. Blackmore has been the Executive Vice-President—Engineered Solutions Segment since fiscal year 2004. He joined the Company as leader of the Engineered Solutions-Americas business in fiscal year 2002. Prior to joining Actuant, he served as President of Integrated Systems—Americas at APW Ltd. from 2000 to 2001 and as President, Rexnord Gear and Coupling Products from 1997 to 2000. Prior to 1997, Mr. Blackmore held various general management positions at Rexnord and Pillar Industries.

Brian Kobylinski

Mr. Brian K. Kobylinski is an Executive Vice President - Energy Segment and China 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.

David Scheer

Mr. David L. Scheer is an Executive Vice President - Electrical Segment of Actuant Corporation. Mr. Scheer joined Actuant in his current role in fiscal 2011, bringing over 25 years of experience in retail and wholesale electrical businesses. Prior to joining Actuant, Mr. Scheer was Chief Operating Officer at GranQuartz and Sigma Electric Manufacturing from 2005 through 2010. Mr. Scheer also previously held various management positions at Rexel USA, Thomas & Betts and Electroline Manufacturing.

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.

William Hall

Dr. William K. Hall is Lead Independent Director of Actuant Corporation. Mr. Hall is a founding partner of Procyon Advisors, LLP and former Chairman of Procyon Technologies, Inc., a privately owned consulting company. Mr. Hall was also previously Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Building Products, Inc. Mr. Hall’s years of service in executive leadership at both public and private companies included significant merger, acquisition and operational experience. Through his involvement with other public companies and guest lecturer role at the University of Michigan, Mr. Hall also has valuable experience in strategy, business ethics, governance, succession planning and executive compensation matters. Mr. Hall currently serves on the board of W.W. Grainger and Stericycle, Inc. Within the past five years Mr. Hall also served on the board of directors of Great Plains Energy Incorporated and A.M. Castle & Company.

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. Mr. Peterson currently serves on the board of BarrierSafe Solutions International, Inc. (a private company).

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

1,073,140 21,973,110

Mark Goldstein

243,750 3,737,308

Andrew Lampereur

280,350 5,514,324

Sheri Grissom

0 0

Gustav Boel

33,000 550,304

William Blackmore

83,750 778,880

Brian Kobylinski

87,000 1,440,940

Roger Roundhouse

0 0

David Scheer

0 0

Mark Sefcik

0 0

Theodore Wozniak

0 0

William Hall

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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