People: Cabot Corp (CBT.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John O'Brien

71 2008 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Patrick Prevost

59 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Eduardo Cordeiro

47 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Nicholas Cross

53 2014 Executive Vice President, President - Performance Materials and Advanced Technologies

Sean Keohane

47 2014 Executive Vice President, President - Reinforcement Materials

Brian Berube

52 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Juan Enriquez-Cabot

55 2005 Independent Director

William Kirby

64 2012 Independent Director

Roderick MacLeod

64 1998 Independent Director

Henry McCance

71 2005 Independent Director

John McGillicuddy

71 2008 Independent Director

Sue Rataj

58 2011 Independent Director

Ronaldo Schmitz

76 2001 Independent Director

Lydia Thomas

70 1994 Independent Director

Matthias Wolfgruber

61 2014 Independent Director

Mark Wrighton

65 1997 Independent Director

Erica McLaughlin

Investor Relations officer

Biographies

Name Description

John O'Brien

Mr. John F. O'Brien is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Cabot Corp. He has been Director since 1990. Mr. O’Brien was Chief Executive Officer and President of Allmerica Financial Corporation (now known as The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc.), an insurance and diversified financial services company, from 1995 until his retirement in 2002. From 1989 until 2002, Mr. O’Brien also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of First Allmerica Financial Life Insurance Company, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Allmerica Investment Trust and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Allmerica Securities Trust. Mr. O’Brien is also a member of the Board of Directors of LKQ Corporation, a nationwide provider of recycled auto parts; a family of mutual funds managed by BlackRock, Inc. an investment management advisory firm; and the lead director of The TJX Companies, Inc., an off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. Mr. O’Brien’s tenure as Chief Executive Officer and President of a Fortune 500 insurance company and significant leadership and management experience provides him with substantial knowledge and skills with respect to strategic planning, accounting and finance, and corporate governance and makes him uniquely qualified to serve as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board. In addition, his service as lead director of The TJX Companies and a member of the boards of LKQ and BlackRock gives him extensive experience in leadership, management and corporate governance matters.

Patrick Prevost

Mr. Patrick M. Prevost is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Cabot Corp. Mr. Prevost joined Cabot in January 2008 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Cabot, since October 2005, Mr. Prevost served as President, Performance Chemicals, of BASF AG, an international chemical company. Prior to that, he was responsible for BASF Corporation’s Chemicals and Plastics business in North America. Before joining BASF in 2003, he held senior management positions at BP and Amoco. Mr. Prevost is a member of the Board of Directors of General Cable Corporation, copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products. Mr. Prevost is also a member of the Board of Directors of the American Chemistry Council, a trade association representing the business of chemistry at the global, national and state levels. . Patrick earned his MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS degree in Chemistry from the University of Geneva.

Eduardo Cordeiro

Mr. Eduardo E. Cordeiro is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Cabot Corp. He provides leadership to the Americas region. Mr. Cordeiro joined Cabot in 1998 and has served in a variety of leadership positions, including Corporate Controller, General Manager of the Fumed Metal Oxides business and General Manager of the Supermetals business. He was responsible for Corporate Strategy from May 2008 until February 2009, when he became Cabot’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Cordeiro was appointed Vice President in March 2003 and Executive Vice President in March 2009.

Nicholas Cross

Mr. Nicholas S. Cross is Executive Vice President, President - Performance Materials and Advanced Technologies of the Company. Mr. Cross joined Cabot in 2009 as the president of the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region and has been the president of the Advanced Technologies segment since 2011. Prior to joining Cabot, Cross worked for BP plc for nearly 25 years where he held senior management roles in BP's chemicals, oil and gas businesses.

Sean Keohane

Mr. Sean D. Keohane is Executive Vice President, President - Reinforcement Materials of Cabot Corp. Mr. Keohane joined Cabot in 2002 in the carbon black business. Since joining the company, Keohane has held several key management positions within the company, most recently as senior vice president and president of the Performance Materials segment. He was also the general manager of the Performance Products business group and global marketing director for the carbon black business. Prior to joining Cabot, Keohane worked for Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies in a variety of general management positions.

Brian Berube

Mr. Brian A. Berube is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Cabot Corp. Mr. Berube joined Cabot in 1994 as an attorney in Cabot’s law department and became Deputy General Counsel in June 2001, Business General Counsel in March 2002, and General Counsel in March 2003. Mr. Berube was appointed Vice President in March 2002 and Senior Vice President in March 2012.

Juan Enriquez-Cabot

Mr. Juan Enriquez-Cabot is an Independent Director of Cabot Corp., since March 2005. Mr. Enriquez has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Biotechonomy Ventures, a life sciences research and investment firm, since 2003 and Managing Director of Excel Venture Management, a life sciences investment company, since March 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Enriquez served as Director of the Life Science Project at Harvard Business School from 2001 to 2003. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of various start-up companies. his term expires in 2017.

William Kirby

Mr. William C. Kirby is an Independent Director of Cabot Corp., since July 10, 2012. Mr. Kirby is the Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and T.M. Chang Professor of China Studies at Harvard University, positions he has held since July 2008. Since July 2006, he has also been a Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Director of Harvard University’s John K. Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and Chairman of the Harvard China Fund. A Harvard faculty member since 1992, Mr. Kirby has served as Chair of Harvard’s History Department, Director of the Harvard University Asia Center, and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Mr. Kirby also serves on the Board of Directors of The China Fund, Inc., a non-diversified closed-ended management investment company, and The Taiwan Fund, Inc., a diversified closed-ended management investment company. His term expires in 2017.

Roderick MacLeod

Mr. Roderick C. G. MacLeod is an Independent Director of Cabot Corp. Mr. MacLeod is a Principal of Waverley Investments Ltd., a private equity investment company, a position he has held since co-founding the company in 1999, and a Principal of St. Martins Finance Ltd., a private equity investment company, since co-founding the company in 1985. Prior to his current positions, Mr. MacLeod served as General Manager for Business Development for Adia S.A. (now Adecco S.A.), a human resources company, from 1980 to 1991. his term expires in 2016.

Henry McCance

Mr. Henry F. McCance is an Independent Director of Cabot Corp. Mr. McCance is Chairman Emeritus of Greylock Partners, a private venture capital firm, a position he has held since January 2008. Mr. McCance joined Greylock in 1969 and served as President from 1990 until January 2008 and Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1997 until January 2008. Mr. McCance also served as a member of the Investment Committee of Yale University from 2003 to June 2011. His term expires in 2017.

John McGillicuddy

Mr. John K. McGillicuddy is an Independent Director of Cabot Corp. Mr. McGillicuddy was a partner with KPMG LLP, a public accounting firm, from 1975 until his retirement in 2000. During his tenure with KPMG, he served as an audit partner, SEC reviewing partner and in various management positions. Mr. McGillicuddy is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Watts Water Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of water safety and flow control products, and a member of the Board of Directors of Brooks Automation, Inc., a worldwide provider of automation, vacuum and instrumentation solutions to the global semiconductor and related industries. He is a former chairman of the Better Business Bureau of Massachusetts.

Sue Rataj

Ms. Sue H. Rataj is an Independent Director of Cabot Corp., since September 9, 2011. Ms. Rataj was Chief Executive, Petrochemicals for BP, a global energy company, from April 2008 until her retirement in April 2011, with global responsibility for BP’s petrochemicals operations. Prior to that, Ms. Rataj held a variety of senior management positions with BP, most recently serving as Group Vice President, Refining and Marketing from July 2007 until April 2008. Ms. Rataj is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG, a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, nutrition and high-tech materials.

Ronaldo Schmitz

Dr. Ronaldo Hermann Schmitz is an Independent Director of Cabot Corp. Dr. Schmitz was Executive Director of the Deutsche Bank Group and served as a member of the Board of Directors from 1991 until his retirement in 2000. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank AG as Executive Vice President in 1990, Dr. Schmitz served as a member of the Board of Managing Directors at BASF AG, an international chemical company, from 1980 to 1990. Dr. Schmitz is a member of the Supervisory Board of Sick AG, a producer of sensors and sensor solutions for industrial applications in factory, logistics and process automation. He previously served on the boards of GlaxoSmithKline plc, a pharmaceutical and healthcare company, Rohm and Haas Company, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, and Legal & General Group plc, a provider of insurance, investment management and financial services.

Lydia Thomas

Dr. Lydia W. Thomas, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Cabot Corp. Dr. Thomas has served as a Trustee of Noblis, a nonprofit science, technology and strategy organization, since October 2008 and previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1996 until her retirement in 2007 and as a consultant from October 2007 until October 2008. Prior to Noblis, Dr. Thomas held several executive positions, including Senior Vice President and General Manager, Vice President and Technical Director, at The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that provides systems engineering, risk management, research and development, and information technology support to government agencies. Dr. Thomas is a member of the Senior Advisory Board of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, a membership association for the technology community in Northern Virginia, and a member of the Board of Directors of Mueller Water Products, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of infrastructure and flow control products for use in water distribution networks and treatment facilities. She also serves as a member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council to the Secretary of Homeland Security, a Trustee of INOVA Health System, a Trustee of the Washington Mutual Investors Fund and as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She previously served as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of George Washington University.

Matthias Wolfgruber

Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber is director of Cabot corp. he is a Chief Executive Officer of Altana AG, a specialty chemicals company, a position he has held since 2007. He joined Altana in 2002, as President and CEO of Altana Chemie AG and a member of the management board of Altana AG. Prior to joining Altana, he held a number of management positions at Wacker-Chemie in the U.S. and Europe from 1985 through 2002. Dr. Wolfgruber is a member of the Supervisory Board of Grillo-Werke AG, a manufacturer and supplier of zinc alloy products and chemicals, and Elantas Beck India Ltd., a public company of which the Altana Group owns a majority of the shares that specializes in specialty chemicals for the electrical insulation and construction industries. During his tenure at Altana, Dr. Wolfgruber has led the company through strategic investments and acquisitions. He brings his extensive leadership and significant experience managing specialty chemicals businesses with global operations to the Board of Directors.

Mark Wrighton

Dr. Mark Stephen Wrighton is an Independent Director of Cabot Corp. Dr. Wrighton has served as Chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis since 1995. Prior to 1995, Dr. Wrighton was a faculty member at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for 23 years where he served as head of the chemistry department from 1987 to 1990, and as Provost from 1990 to 1995. Dr. Wrighton is a member of the Board of Directors of Brooks Automation, Inc., a worldwide provider of automation, vacuum and instrumentation solutions to the global semiconductor and related industries, and Corning, Inc., a specialty glass and ceramics company. Dr. Wrighton brings to the Board his extensive scientific knowledge and understanding of complex technology gained during his more than thirty years of experience as a professor, chemist and research scientist. As the chancellor of a major research university, Dr. Wrighton has developed significant management and leadership experience. In addition, Dr. Wrighton’s service on numerous public company boards provides him with a deep understanding of matters relating to public company management and oversight.

Erica McLaughlin

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