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Anixter International Inc (AXE.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Samuel Zell

74 1985 Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert Eck

57 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Theodore Dosch

56 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

Scott Ramsbottom

42 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Justin Choi

51 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Rodney Smith

58 2013 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

William Galvin

53 2012 Executive Vice President - Network & Security Solutions

Bob Graham

48 2015 Executive Vice President- Electrical & Electronic Solutions

William Standish

61 2004 Executive Vice President - Operations

John Tisera

50 2015 Executive Vice President- Utility Power Solutions

Ilaria Mocciaro

46 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Rodney Shoemaker

58 2014 Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Terrance Faber

64 2016 Senior Vice President - International Finance

James Blyth

75 1995 Independent Director

Frederic Brace

58 2009 Independent Director

Linda Bynoe

63 2006 Independent Director

Robert Grubbs

59 2008 Independent Director

F. Philip Handy

71 1986 Independent Director

Melvyn Klein

74 1985 Independent Director

George Munoz

64 2004 Independent Director

Scott Peppet

46 2014 Independent Director

Valarie Sheppard

52 2015 Independent Director

Stuart Sloan

72 1994 Independent Director

Lisa Micou Meers

2013 VP - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Samuel Zell

Mr. Samuel F. Zell, J.D., is Independent Chairman of the Board of Anixter International, Inc. He is Chairman since 1999 and Chief Executive Officer since 2012 of Equity Group Investments division of Chai Trust Company, LLC, a private investment company, and its President from 2006 to 2012; Chairman of the Board of Trustees since May 2014 of Equity Commonwealth, an equity real estate trust that owns and operates office properties; Chairman of the Board since September 2005, Director since 1999, and President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from July 2002 until December 2004, of Covanta Holding Corporation (previously known as Danielson Holding Corporation), a waste-to-energy and specialty insurance services company. For more than the past five years Mr. Zell has been Chairman of the Board of Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc., an equity real estate investment trust primarily engaged in the ownership and operation of manufactured home resort communities and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Equity Residential, an equity real estate investment trust that owns and operates multi-family residential properties. Mr. Zell was Chairman of the Board of Tribune Company, a diversified media company, from December 2007 until December 2012 and its Chief Executive Officer from December 2007 to December 2009 (in December 2008, the Tribune Company filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code; it emerged from bankruptcy in December 2012) and was Chairman of the Board of Capital Trust, Inc., a specialized finance company, from 2003 to 2012.

Robert Eck

Mr. Robert J. Eck is President, is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Anixter International Inc. Mr. Eck is Director since 2008, and President and Chief Executive Officer since July 2008 of the company and of Anixter Inc., a subsidiary of the company; various executive and senior management positions since 1990 of Anixter Inc. Director of Ryder System, Inc. since 2011 and a member of the Board of Trustees for Marquette University since September 2014.

Theodore Dosch

Mr. Theodore A. Dosch is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of Anixter International Inc. He was Senior Vice President - Global Finance of the Company from January 2009 to June 2011; CFO - North America and Vice President - Maytag Integration at Whirlpool Corporation from 2006 to 2008; Corporate Controller at Whirlpool Corporation from 2004 to 2006; CFO - North America at Whirlpool Corporation from 1999 to 2004.

Scott Ramsbottom

Mr. Scott Ramsbottom is an Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Company. He was Senior Vice President Global Information Service from February 2014 to February 2015. Mr. Ramsbottom held various roles in the information services group since joining the Company in 1999.

Justin Choi

Mr. Justin C. Choi is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Anixter International Inc., since May 2013. He was Vice President - General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of the Company from June 2012 to May 2013; Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary -Trustwave Holdings from January 2011 to June 2012; Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary - Andrew Corporation from March 2006 to December 2007; Vice President of Law - Avaya Inc. from September 2000 to February 2006.

Rodney Smith

Mr. Rodney A. Smith is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of Anixter International Inc., since May 2013. He was Vice President - Human Resources from August 2006 to May 2013.

William Galvin

Mr. William Galvin is Executive Vice President - Network & Security Solutions a subsidiary of Anixter International Inc., since 2012. He was Executive Vice President - North America and EMEA Enterprise Cabling and Security Solutions from 2007 to 2012. Mr. Galvin has held several sales and marketing management roles over his 26 years of experience with the Company.

Bob Graham

Mr. Bob Graham is an Executive Vice President- Electrical & Electronic Solutions of the Company. He was Senior Vice President - U.S. Electrical and Electronic Wire and Cable from 2011 to 2015. Mr. Graham came to Anixter with the acquisition of the Pentacon business in September 2002, and since then, he has held various senior leadership roles for Anixter’s former OEM Fastener business with his most recent position before joining the Wire & Cable division being Senior Vice President for the North American business.

William Standish

Mr. William A. Standish is Executive Vice President - Operations of Anixter International Inc., since 2004. Since joining the Company in 1984, Mr. Standish has held several corporate and reporting unit senior management roles.

John Tisera

Mr. John M. Tisera is an Executive Vice President- Utility Power Solutions of the Company. He is President of HD Supply Power Solutions in 2015; HD Supply Power Solutions Southeast Region Vice President from 2013 to 2015. Mr. Tisera held several leadership roles across HD Supply and its business units from 2006 to 2013.

Ilaria Mocciaro

Ms. Ilaria Mocciaro serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of the Company. Ms. Mocciaro has responsibility for global accounting and tax functions, internal controls, and SEC reporting. Most recently, Ms. Mocciaro was Chief Accounting Officer, Agricultural Equipment and Construction Equipment segments, at CNH Industrial N.V. Ms. Mocciaro holds a degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to that, she had over 12 years of experience in roles of increasing responsibility with Ernst & Young LLP. “With Ms. Mocciaro’s extensive experience working with global financial reporting, accounting and compliance standards, she brings further talent and value to our financial organization which supports our business in approximately 50 countries around the globe.

Rodney Shoemaker

Mr. Rodney A. Shoemaker is the Senior Vice President - Treasurer of Anixter International Inc. since May 2014. Prior to that he was Vice President - Treasury from July 1999 to May 2014. Mr. Shoemaker has been with the Company since 1986.

Terrance Faber

Mr. Terrance A. Faber is Senior Vice President - International Finance of the Company. He was Controller of Anixter International Inc. Prior to that he was Vice President - Controller since joining the Company in 2000.

James Blyth

Lord James Blyth is Independent Director of Anixter International, Inc., since 1995. He is Chairman since January 2015 of Greycastle Holdings Ltd., a reinsurance business; Senior Advisor from 2007 to 2014, Vice Chairman from 2004 to 2007 and Partner from 2002 to 2004 of Greenhill and Co. Inc., an investment bank; Vice Chairman of MiddleBrook Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2008 to 2010; Chairman from 2000 to 2008 of Diageo plc, a global premium beverage company. Lord Blyth brings to the Board important perspectives in the areas of international business, compensation and governance through his leadership of large multinational companies. He was the former Chief Executive and then Chairman of The Boots Company, a UK-based company involved in retailing, manufacturing and property. His experience on multiple boards provides an important global perspective on management and governance issues, and his experience and stature in the U.K. business community contributes to the Board’s diversity of experience and viewpoints. Lord Blyth is one of the Audit Committee financial experts.

Frederic Brace

Mr. Frederic F. Brace is Independent Director of Anixter International Inc., since 2009. He is Director, President and Chief Executive Officer since March 2015 of Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc., an exploration and production company; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 2012 of Beaucastel LLC, a consulting company; President from January 2014 to December 2014 of Niko Resources Ltd., an exploration and production company; Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer from 2010 to March 2012 and Chief Financial Officer from March 2011 to March 2012 of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, a retail food business (in December 2010, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code; it emerged from bankruptcy in March 2012); Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2002 to 2008 and various senior management positions since 1988 of UAL Corporation, an air transportation company. Director of Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc.; former director of Edison Mission Energy, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company and The Standard Register Company. Mr. Brace’s experience as a Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and head of strategy for several large public companies augments the Board’s insight into company financial and strategic performance. He is one of the Audit Committee financial experts.

Linda Bynoe

Ms. Linda Walker Bynoe is an Independent Director of Anixter International, Inc. She is President and Chief Executive Officer since 1995 of Telemat Ltd., a project management and consulting firm, and Chief Operating Officer from 1989 to 1995. Director of Prudential Retail Mutual Funds and Northern Trust Corporation; Trustee of Equity Residential; former director of Simon Property Group, Inc. Ms. Bynoe served as a Vice President-Capital Markets for Morgan Stanley from 1985 to 1989, joining the firm in 1978. Ms. Bynoe’s experience as a director of other large public companies and in management consulting, accounting, strategic planning and corporate governance assists the Board in setting the strategic direction of the company and in adopting sound internal control and governance practices.

Robert Grubbs

Mr. Robert W. Grubbs, Jr., is an Independent Director of Anixter International Inc. He was President and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2008 of the company; President and Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to 2008 of Anixter Inc., a subsidiary of the company. Mr. Grubbs’ long experience with the company in a variety of leadership roles provides an important link to company history of innovation in the area of supply chain services. Mr. Grubbs was our Chief Executive Officer for 10 years, presiding over substantial growth in revenues and profitability, and expansion in geographic scope, service offerings and product line. He is a key contributor to the Board’s evaluation of the company’s strategic plans.

F. Philip Handy

Mr. F. Philip Handy is Independent Director of Anixter International, Inc. since 1986. He is a private investor; Founder and Chief Executive Officer since 1980 of Winter Park Capital, an investment firm; President and Chairman since January 2015 of Excellence in Education National, a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to education reform; Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2015 of Strategic Industries, LLC, a diversified global manufacturing enterprise; Director of Owens Corning, Inc. and Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc.; former director of the Florida State Board of Education, WCI Communities, Inc., Rewards Network Inc., the National Board for Education Sciences and Lighting Science Group. Mr. Handy’s role as the Chief Executive Officer of a global manufacturer adds to the Board’s international perspective. His membership on the compensation committee of another large public company provides additional perspective to company Compensation Committee, which he chairs. Mr. Handy has formerly served as vice-chairman of the Board of the National Board for Education Sciences and the chairman of the Florida State Board of Education. His involvement with public policy issues contributes to the Board’s diversity of experience and viewpoints.

Melvyn Klein

Mr. Melvyn N. Klein is Independent Director of Anixter International, Inc. since 1985. He has been Founder, Melvyn N. Klein Interests; President from 1987 until 2008 of JAKK Holding Corp., the managing general partner of the investment partnership GKH Partners, L.P.; Attorney and counselor-at-law since 1968; Chairman of Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. and director of Harbert, Inc. and JAKK Holding Corp. Mr. Klein has served on the Board during the entire evolution of company strategy and has helped guide us through several challenging economic and financial periods. He has been the President and CEO of two American Stock Exchange listed companies: Altamil Corporation and Eskey, Inc. Mr. Klein was appointed by President Reagan to the Executive Committee of the President’s Private Sector Survey on Cost Control in the Federal Government (Grace Commission) and by President Clinton to the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy. His education as an attorney and experience in government and as an entrepreneur, corporate leader and investor assists the Board in its risk evaluation and oversight role.

George Munoz

Mr. George Munoz, CPA, J.D., is Independent Director of Anixter International, Inc. He is Principal of Muñoz Investment Banking Group, LLC, and partner with the law firm of Tobin & Muñoz since 2001; President and Chief Executive Officer from 1997 to 2001 of Overseas Private Investment Corporation; Assistant Secretary and Chief Financial Officer from 1993 to 1997 of the U.S. Treasury Department; Director of Marriott International, Inc. and Altria Group, Inc. Mr. Muñoz maintains legal and investment banking practices. As a former President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and a former Chief Financial Officer of the U.S. Treasury, he also brings foreign investment and governmental experience to the Board. He is a Certified Public Accountant and chairs the audit committee of Altria Group, Inc.

Scott Peppet

Mr. Scott R. Peppet is Independent Director of Company. Mr. Peppet is a Professor of Law since 2000 at the University of Colorado Law School; member of the Investment Committee of Chai Trust Company, LLC since 2014 and the Ownership Committee of Equity International since 2012. Mr. Peppet is the son-in-law of Samuel Zell. Mr. Peppet brings experience in contracts, negotiations, complex transactions, legal ethics, privacy law and technology to the Board along with an outstanding record of leadership and deep experience in the legal field. He has authored several articles on the ways in which information technologies are changing markets and the policy implications of such technologies, which have been presented at the Federal Trade Commission, the International Conference on Privacy and Data Protection, the Privacy Law Scholars Conference, and other invited venues. Mr. Peppet’s work has been recognized in various news publications, including the New York Times and on National Public Radio.

Valarie Sheppard

Ms. Valarie L. Sheppard is Independent Director of Anixter International Inc. Ms. Sheppard is Senior Vice President, Comptroller and Treasurer since 2013 and Vice President and Comptroller since 2005 of The Procter & Gamble Company, a leading manufacturer and marketer of packaged consumer goods. Ms. Sheppard brings to the Board important perspective on international business from a large multi-national corporation. She also brings expertise on business unit finance, strategy development, mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance matters. Ms. Sheppard has experience serving on multiple non-profit and joint venture boards. Ms. Sheppard is one of the Audit Committee’s financial experts.

Stuart Sloan

Mr. Stuart M. Sloan is Independent Director of Anixter International, Inc. He is a Principal since 1984 of Sloan Capital Companies LLC, a private investment company; Director of Pendrell Corp. (formerly ICO Global Communications (Holdings) Limited); former director of J. Crew Group, Inc. Mr. Sloan was formerly the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of two public companies and has been a successful investor for over 30 years. His investment activities give him a broad perspective on macroeconomic trends and developments which could affect company financial performance. He also provides experience serving on the compensation committees of other public companies.

Lisa Micou Meers