People: Esterline Technologies Corp (ESL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Curtis Reusser

54 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Robert George

58 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Corporate Development

Alain Durand

47 2014 President - Sensors & Systems Segment

Frank Houston

63 2014 President, Avionics & Controls Segment

Marcia Mason

62 2013 Vice President, General Counsel

Albert Yost

49 2014 Treasurer, President of Advanced Materials Segment

Paul Haack

64 2011 Lead Independent Director

Delores Etter

67 2010 Independent Director

Anthony Franceschini

63 2002 Independent Director

Mary Howell

62 2011 Independent Director

Scott Kuechle

55 2012 Independent Director

James Morris

66 2007 Independent Director

Gary Pruitt

64 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Curtis Reusser

Mr. Curtis C. Reusser is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Esterline Technologies Corporation. Prior to that time, he was President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2013 to March 2014. Previously, he was President, Aircraft Systems of UTC Aerospace Systems for United Technologies Corporation (a provider of a broad range of high-technology products and services to the global aerospace and building systems industries) from July 2012 to October 2013. Prior to that time, he was President of the Electronic Systems segment of Goodrich Corporation (an aerospace and defense company) from January 2008 to July 2012. He has been a director of the Company since October 2013 and his current term expires in 2016. Mr. Reusser brings to the Board over 30 years of experience in the aerospace and defense industry. With his engineering background and substantive leadership experience at Goodrich Corporation and United Technologies Corporation, Mr. Reusser adds a “hands-on” dynamic to the Board. Mr. Reusser has direct experience in growing and leading businesses that are complementary to Esterline’s, including sensors and systems, power systems, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. As Chairman, President and CEO of Esterline, these experiences add significantly to the Company’s operations and marketing strategy deployment.

Robert George

Mr. Robert D. George is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Corporate Development of Esterline Technologies Corporation, since October 2012. From July 2011 to October 2012, he was Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Development and Secretary. Prior to that time, he was Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer since July 1999. Mr. George has an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a B.A. degree in Economics from Drew University.

Alain Durand

Mr. Alain M. Durand is President - Sensors & Systems Segment of Esterline Technologies Corporation, since June 2011. From June 2011 to February 2014, he was Group Vice President. Prior to that time, he was President of the Advanced Sensors business platform from May 2007 to June 2011. Mr. Durand has an M.B.A. from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Reims, France, and a Mechanical Engineering degree from Ecole Catholique d’Arts et Métiers in Lyon, France.

Frank Houston

Mr. Frank E. Houston is President, Avionics & Controls Segment of Esterline Technologies Corporation, since December 2009. Prior to that time, he was Group Vice President since March 2005. Mr. Houston has an M.B.A. from the University of Washington and a B.A. degree in Political Science from Seattle Pacific University.

Marcia Mason

Ms. Marcia J. Mason has been vice president, general counsel of Esterline Technologies Corporation, since September 2013. Prior to that time she was General Counsel and Vice President, Administration from August 2012 to September 2013, and Vice President, Human Resources from March 1993 to July 2012. she has a J.D. degree from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.A. degree in Political Science from Portland State University.

Albert Yost

Mr. Albert S. Yost Treasurer, President of Advanced Materials Segment of Esterline Technologies Corporation. From July 2011 to February 2014, he was Group Vice President and Treasurer, and from November 2009 to June 2011 he was Group Vice President. Previously, he was President of Advanced Input Systems, a subsidiary of the Company from January 2007, and held management responsibilities for Esterline’s Interface Technologies business platform from May 2007. Mr. Yost has an M.B.A. from Utah State University and a B.A. degree in Economics from Brigham Young University.

Paul Haack

Mr. Paul V. Haack is Lead Independent Director of Esterline Technologies Corp. Prior to 2006, Mr. Haack was a Senior Partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP (a public accounting firm) in their Chicago office, primarily serving companies in the aerospace and defense industry. He is currently a trustee of the University of Montana Foundation. He has been a director of the Company since 2006, and his current term expires in 2016. Mr. Haack has extensive financial and accounting expertise gained from his many years with Deloitte & Touche LLP. He also has experience in complex mergers and acquisitions and capital structure issues gained from involvement in transactions during his career. Also, he has experience in the aerospace and defense industry, having worked with many companies in the industry as one of Deloitte’s practice leaders in aerospace and defense.

Delores Etter

Dr. Delores M. Etter, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Esterline Technologies Corporation. Dr. Etter has been the Director of the Caruth Institute for Engineering Education and the Texas Instruments Distinguished Chair in Engineering Education at Southern Methodist University since June 2008. She is also a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Society for Engineering Education. She is also a director of LORD Corporation and Stantec Inc. She has been a director of the Company since 2010. Dr. Etter has had multiple, substantive experiences within the U.S. Department of Defense, as well as serving on the faculty at public and private institutions, including the U.S. Naval Academy. This experience, coupled with her deep technical knowledge, and her familiarity with the Joint Strike Fighter and other military aircraft, enable Dr. Etter to provide insight and guidance to management and the Board.

Anthony Franceschini

Mr. Anthony P. Franceschini is Independent Director of Esterline Technologies Corporation. Prior to May 2009, Mr. Franceschini was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Stantec Inc. (an engineering, architecture and related professional services design firm), having held such positions since June 1998. He has served and continues to serve as a director of Stantec Inc. since March 1994. He is chairman of the board for ZCL Composites Inc. and also a director of Aecon Group Inc. and two other private companies. He has been a director of the Company since 2002 and his current term expires in 2017. Mr. Franceschini has substantive experience in the area of mergers and acquisitions, having guided Stantec Inc. through a period of significant growth facilitated through many successful acquisitions. His understanding of the acquisition process and post-acquisition integration is beneficial to the Board and management. Additionally, as a Canadian citizen, Mr. Franceschini’s familiarity with Canadian business and banking practices is supportive of Esterline’s investments in Canada.

Mary Howell

Ms. Mary L. Howell is Independent Director of Esterline Technologies Corp. Prior to January 2010, Ms. Howell was the Executive Vice President of Textron, Inc. (a multi-industry company serving aircraft, automotive, defense, industrial, and finance businesses), having held such position since August 1995. Ms. Howell is also a board member of the Atlantic Council of the United States and Vectrus, Inc. She has been a director of the Company since 2011. Ms. Howell has had extensive experience in the commercial and military markets. She has deep expertise in marketing, sales and business development. She served on the boards of the National Association of Manufacturers and the Aerospace Industries Association. Further, her former experience as a board member of FM Global has given her insight to sophisticated risk management practices.

Scott Kuechle

Mr. Scott E. Kuechle is Independent Director of Esterline Technologies Corporation. Prior to July 2012, Mr. Kuechle was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Goodrich Corporation (an aerospace and defense company) since August 2005. He is also a director of Kaman Corporation and Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. He has been a director of the Company since December 2012, and his current term expires in 2016. Mr. Kuechle’s extensive experience within the aerospace & defense industry, coupled with his deep financial expertise, provide the Board with a powerful skillset to draw upon as the Company continues to execute its strategic plan with a focus on organic sales growth and good-fit mergers and acquisitions.

James Morris

Mr. James J. Morris is Independent Director of Esterline Technologies Corporation. Prior to 2007, Mr. Morris was the Vice President, Engineering and Manufacturing, of The Boeing Commercial Airplane Company (a global aircraft manufacturing company), having held such position since 2005. He is a Principal at J2 Ventures and is a director of Héroux-Devtek Inc., JURA Corporation, and LORD Corporation. He has been a director of the Company since 2007 and his current term expires in 2017. Mr. Morris’ experience in supply chain management, engineering, and manufacturing at The Boeing Commercial Airplane Company and within Boeing’s helicopter business, as well as his continuing involvement in the aerospace industry, adds a depth of knowledge of the aerospace business, as well as a global perspective to the Board that is difficult to replicate. Mr. Morris has a solid understanding of the complexities involved in the dynamics of a low volume, high mix manufacturing environment found in many of Esterline’s operations.

Gary Pruitt

Mr. Gary E. Pruitt is Independent Director of Esterline Technologies Corporation, since December 2009P. rior to November 2010, Mr. Pruitt was the Chairman of Univar Inc. (a leading chemical distributor), having held such position since June 2002. In addition, he also served as Chief Executive Officer from June 2002 to October 2009. He is also a director of Itron, Inc., Premera Blue Cross, and PS Business Parks, Inc., and is a trustee of Public Storage, Inc. He has been a director of the Company since 2009. Mr. Pruitt brings extensive knowledge of growing and directing a large, complex, global company. Mr. Pruitt also is familiar with the nuances of international taxation, as he has significant experience in capital structure and treasury management. This unique set of skills is valuable to the Board, as the Company has material portions of the business located outside of the U.S., as well as a complex organizational tax structure.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Curtis Reusser

8,130,160

Robert George

1,892,500

Alain Durand

1,336,250

Frank Houston

1,700,700

Marcia Mason

1,677,910

Albert Yost

1,221,110

Paul Haack

--

Delores Etter

--

Anthony Franceschini

--

Mary Howell

--

Scott Kuechle

--

James Morris

--

Gary Pruitt

--
As Of  30 Oct 2014

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Curtis Reusser

0 0

Robert George

181,000 3,720,360

Alain Durand

8,000 219,233

Frank Houston

0 0

Marcia Mason

0 0

Albert Yost

11,675 91,157

Paul Haack

0 0

Delores Etter

0 0

Anthony Franceschini

0 0

Mary Howell

0 0

Scott Kuechle

0 0

James Morris

0 0

Gary Pruitt

0 0
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