People: Clariant AG (CLN.VX)

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23 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hariolf Kottmann

59 2009 Chairman of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Rudolf Wehrli

65 2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Guenter von Au

63 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Patrick Jany

46 2006 Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Financial Officer

Christian Kohlpaintner

51 2009 Member of the Executive Committee

Mathias Luetgendorf

2009 Member of the Executive Committee

Peter Chen

54 2006 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Peter Isler

68 2004 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Dominik Koechlin

54 2008 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Carlo Soave

54 2008 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Dolf Stockhausen

69 2011 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Konstantin Winterstein

45 2011 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Biographies

Name Description

Hariolf Kottmann

Dr. Hariolf Kottmann has been Chairman of the Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Clariant AG since January 1, 2009. Prior to that he served as Member of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from October 1, 2008 to January 1, 2009, and before that as Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors from April 10, 2008 to October 1, 2008. He is Member of the Technology and Innovation Committee and at the Company is responsible for Legal and Compliance, Human Resources, Communications, Corporate Development and Clariant Excellence. . In 1985, Dr. Kottmann joined former Hoechst AG where he held several management positions across that company's chemical divisions and functions. In 1996, Dr. Kottmann was appointed Deputy Head of the Basic Chemicals Division at Hoechst AG and took responsibility for the Inorganic Chemicals business unit. In 1998, he joined Celanese Ltd as Member of the Executive Committee and Head of the Organic Chemicals business unit. In April 2001, he was appointed Member of the Executive Committee of SGL Carbon AG with responsibility for Advanced Materials Division and the Eastern Europe and Asia regions. He has served at that position until September 30, 2008. He was also in charge of the SGL Excellence and Technology & Innovation corporate functions. Dr. Kottmann also serves on the Board of Plansee AG and acts as Member of the Executive Committee of science industries as well as Member of the Board of CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council). He graduated from Universitaet Stuttgart with a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Organic Chemistry obtained in 1984.

Rudolf Wehrli

Dr. Rudolf Wehrli has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Clariant AG since March 27, 2012. Prior to that, he served as Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors fo the Company from April 10, 2008 to March 27, 2012. He joined the Board of Directors as Member in 2007. He is Member of the Chairman's Committee and Chairman of the Compensation Committee of the Company. Dr. Wehrli earned doctorates in Theology, Philosophy and German literature at the Universities of Zurich and Basel. He began his career at McKinsey & Co. in 1979. In 1984, he joined Schweizerische Kreditanstalt (now Credit Suisse) as Member of the company's Senior Management. In 1986, he became Marketing Manager and Member of the Executive Committee for the Silent Gliss Group. Five years later, Dr. Wehrli became took over the management of that Group's German subsidiary. In 1995, he transferred to Gurit-Heberlein-Group as Member of the Executive Committee and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, in 1998, and to Chief Executive Officer in 2000, a position he held until 2006. He serves on the Board of Berner Kantonalbank, Precious Woods AG, Kambly AG, BioMed Credit AG, and Rheinische Kunstoff-Werke SE, among others.

Guenter von Au

Dr. Guenter von Au has been Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Clariant AG. He is Member of the Chairman's Committee and the Innovation Committee at the Company. After studying textile and polymer chemistry at Reutlingen University and chemistry at the University of Tuebingen, where he obtained a doctorate, Dr.von Au began his career in 1980 in Burghausen at Wacker-Chemie AG. He held a number of different management positions at the company through 2001 in Germany, Brazil, and the United States – most recently as Head of Wacker’s division for polymers, specialty chemistry, and basic chemistry in Munich. He was also CEO of Wacker Polymer Systems GmbH & Co. KG in Burghausen, Germany. He joined Sued-Chemie in 2001 as President and CEO of Sued-Chemie Inc. In early 2004 Dr.von Au was appointed member of the Management Board of Sued-Chemie AG in Munich, and in 2004 he became CEO, a position he will be holding until March 31, 2012. He also serves as Member of the Supervisory Board of E.ON Bayern AG, Member of the Advisory Committee of Gebr. Roechling KG, Chairman of the Management Board of the local Bavarian section of the German Chemical Industry Association, Munich, Member of the Senate of the Fraunhofer Society, Munich, Member of the Board of Directors and Vice-President of the Cologne Institute of Economic Research, among others.

Patrick Jany

Mr. Patrick Jany has been Member of the Executive Committee and Chief Financial Officer of Clariant AG since January 1, 2006. He is responsible for Finance, Investor Relations and Information Technology (IT). Mr. Jany is Economist in profession. In 1990, he joined Sandoz. He held various positions in finance and controlling at Sandoz and at the Company, including Chief Financial Officer for the ASEAN region and Head of Controlling for the Pigments & Additives Division. From 2003 till 2004, he has served as Head of Country Organization for the Company in Mexico. Before becoming Chief Financial Officer at the Company, he served as Head of Corporate Development with responsibility for Group strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions at the Company.

Christian Kohlpaintner

Dr. Christian Kohlpaintner has been Member of the Executive Committee of Clariant AG since October 1, 2009. He graduated from Technische Universitaet Muenchen with a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Chemistry obtained in 1992. From 1993 to 1997, he has served in various research departments of Hoechst AG. In 1997, he joined Celanese Ltd and held a number of leadership roles at Celanese Chemicals Corporation. In 2002, he became Vice President Innovation of Celanese Ltd and Executive Director of Celanese Ventures Corporation. From 2003, he has served as Member of the Executive Committee of Chemische Fabrik Budenheim, where, in 2005, he became Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. Dr. Kohlpaintner is responsible for Group Technology Services, ESHA, business units Pigments, Masterbatches and Performance Chemicals.

Mathias Luetgendorf

Mr. Mathias Luetgendorf has been Member of the Executive Committee of Clariant AG since April 1, 2009. He graduated from Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen with a Doctorate in Chemistry in 1984. In 1984, he joined Research and Development department in the Chemicals and Dyes Division of Hoechst AG. From 1990, he was responsible for a number of operational fields, among others. From 1995 until 1999, he has served at DyStar. He led the global operations of the Dispersion Dyes business unit and, in 1999, became Head of Operations of the Special Dyes business unit, as well as Head of the Leverkusen site. From 2000, he was responsible for the global operations of DyStar. He is responsible for Group Procurement Services, Supply Chain, and business units Industrial & Consumer Specialties, Textile Chemicals, Oil & Mining Services and Leather Services.

Peter Chen

Prof. Peter Chen has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Clariant AG since April 2006. He is Chairman of the Technology and Innovation Committee. Prof. Chen studied Chemistry at the University of Chicago and received a doctorate from Yale University in 1987. He then served as Assistant Professor from 1988 to 1991, and as Associate Professor from 1991 to 1994, at Harvard University. From 2007 to 2009, he has served as Vice President of Research at ETH Zurich. Since September 1994, he has been full Professor of Physical-Organic Chemistry at ETH Zurich. Prof. Chen serves on the Board of CSEM AG and is Consultant at Givaudan and at Gesellschaft zur Foerderung von Forschung und Ausbildung im Bereich der Chemie in Zurich, Member of the National Research Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation, and Director of Branco Weiss Fellowship.

Peter Isler

Dr. Peter R. Isler has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Clariant AG since 2004. He is Member of the Chairman Commitee and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Dr. Isler graduated from Universitaet Zuerich with a Doctorate in Philosophy in Law and also attended a masters program at Harvard School of Law. From 1974 onwards, he served for two Swiss law firms and became Partner, in 1981, at Niederer Kraft & Frey AG. He has been Lecturer in corporate and commercial law at University of Zurich since 1978, and Member of the Canton of Zurich's lawyer's examination commission (Anwaltspruefungskommission) since 1984. He also serves on the Board of Clariden Leu AG, Clariden Leu Holding AG and Schulthess Group AG, among others.

Dominik Koechlin

Dr. Dominik Koechlin has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Clariant AG since April 10, 2008. He is Member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Compensation Committee. He graduated from Universitaet Bern with a Juris Doctor degree and from INSEAD or Institut Europeen d'Administration des Affaires, France with an Masters of Business Administration degree. In 1986, he joined Bank Sarasin as Financial Analyst. In 1990, he founded Ellipson. From 1996 to 2000, Dr. Koechlin served as Member of the Executive Committee of Telecom PTT (now Swisscom) and was responsible for corporate strategy and international operations. Since 2001, he has served as Member of the Board of EGL AG, Swissmetal AG and Plant Health Care. He is Chairman of the Board of Sunrise AG, among others. He is also Member of the Board of Universitaet Basel.

Carlo Soave

Mr. Carlo G. Soave has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Clariant AG since April 10, 2008. He is Member of the Technology and Innovation Committee, Chairman Committee and the Compensation Committee. He graduated from Heriot-Watt University with a degree in Economics and Linguistics. In 1982, he joined Oerlikon-Buehrle, moving to Procter & Gamble in 1984. There he held various senior management positions, including Vice President of Global Purchasing for the Fabric and Home Care Division. In 2004, Mr. Soave founded Soave & Associates consulting company. He is Member of the Board of MonoSol LLC.

Dolf Stockhausen

Dr. Dolf Stockhausen has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Clariant AG since May 15, 2011. He acts as member of the Technology and Innovation Committee. He studied business, economics, and law at the Universities of Freiburg and Muenster, before gaining his doctorate in economics from the University of Muenster. Dr. Stockhausen began his career at Bayer AG and a number of its foreign subsidiaries. He then held various positions at Chemische Fabrik Stockhausen GmbH in Krefeld, Germany, where he was ultimately Managing Director and CEO. From 1996 to 2011 he was member of the Supervisory Board of Sued-Chemie and most recently Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board. He is also Chairman of the Management Committee of EAT GmbH and until mid-February 2012 he was CEO of Dr. Dolf Stockhausen Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH (as of December 22, 2011 Dr. Dolf Stockhausen Beteiligungs s.a.r.l.).

Konstantin Winterstein

Mr. Konstantin Winterstein has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Clariant AG since May 15, 2011. He is Member of the Audit Committee. He studied at the Technical Universities in Darmstadt and Berlin, where he completed a degree in production engineering. Since 1997 he has held various positions with the BMW Group, where he is currently Project Manager in the Supply Chain Division. In 2004 he received his MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau and Singapore. From 2006 to 2011 he served on the Supervisory Board of Sued-Chemie AG.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Hariolf Kottmann

6,252,340

Rudolf Wehrli

708,680

Guenter von Au

469,744

Patrick Jany

--

Christian Kohlpaintner

--

Mathias Luetgendorf

--

Peter Chen

291,518

Peter Isler

372,743

Dominik Koechlin

333,390

Carlo Soave

354,808

Dolf Stockhausen

242,994

Konstantin Winterstein

240,001
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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