People: Eagle Materials Inc (EXP.N)

EXP.N on New York Stock Exchange

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26 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Laurence Hirsch

68 2003 Independent Chairman of the Board

Steven Rowley

61 2003 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

D. Craig Kesler

38 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance and Administration

James Graass

56 2001 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Gerald Essl

64 2003 Executive Vice President - Cement, Aggregates and Concrete

David Powers

64 2005 Executive Vice President - Gypsum; President of American Gypsum Company

Robert Stewart

60 2009 Executive Vice President - Strategy, Corporate Development and Communications

William Devlin

48 2009 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Richard Beckwitt

54 2014 Director

F. William Barnett

67 2003 Independent Director

Ed Bowman

67 2011 Independent Director

Robert Clarke

71 1994 Independent Director

Martin Ellen

60 2013 Independent Director

Michael Nicolais

2001 Independent Director

David Quinn

72 1994 Independent Director

Richard Stewart

64 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Laurence Hirsch

Mr. Laurence E. Hirsch is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Eagle Materials Inc. Mr. Hirsch is chairman of Highlander Partners, a private investment company. He has served as chairman of the company Board of Directors from July 1999 to the present and also served in that capacity from January 1994 through December 1997. He was the company interim Chief Executive Officer from April 2003 through September 2003. Mr. Hirsch is a member of the Executive Committee of the company Board of Directors. Until his retirement on March 31, 2004, Mr. Hirsch served Centex Corporation in various capacities, including as President beginning in 1985, as Chief Executive Officer beginning in July 1988 and as chairman of its board of directors beginning in July 1991. Mr. Hirsch served as a director of Belo Corp. from August 1999 through January 2008 and continued as a director of A. H. Belo until May 2011. Mr. Hirsch served as a director of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. (Freddie Mac) from November 2009 until February 2012. Mr. Hirsch is currently Chairman of the Center for European Policy Analysis.

Steven Rowley

Mr. Steven R. Rowley is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Eagle Materials Inc. Mr. Rowley has been the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company Board of Directors since September 2003. Mr. Rowley is also a member of the Executive Committee of the company Board of Directors. Mr. Rowley joined the Company in 1991 as a plant manager at its Nevada cement operations and subsequently became Executive Vice President of the Company’s Illinois Cement Company subsidiary in June of 1995. Mr. Rowley was named the Company’s Executive Vice President-Cement in 1998. In 2001, Mr. Rowley’s operational responsibilities were expanded to include concrete and aggregates. Mr. Rowley was the Company’s Chief Operating Officer from October 2002 until September 2003.

D. Craig Kesler

Mr. D. Craig Kesler, C.P.A, is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance and Administration of Eagle Materials Inc. He served as Executive Vice President – Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer (has held current office since August 2009; Vice President – Investor Relations and Corporate Development from September 2005 through August 2009; Audit Manager of Ernst & Young LLP from April 2002 through September 2005).

James Graass

Mr. James H. Graass is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Eagle Materials Inc. He serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel since November 2000; Mr. Graass was named Secretary of the Company in July 2001.

Gerald Essl

Mr. Gerald J. Essl is Executive Vice President - Cement, Aggregates and Concrete of Eagle Materials Inc. He was President of Texas Lehigh Cement Company from 1985 through December 2002.

David Powers

Mr. David B. Powers is the Executive Vice President - Gypsum of Eagle Materials Inc., President of American Gypsum Company, a subsidiary of Eagle Materials Inc. He served as Executive Vice President – Marketing, Sales and Distribution of American Gypsum Company from June 2002 through December 2004; Vice President, Customer Service of USG Corporation from 2000 through 2002; Vice President, Specialty Products and Architectural Systems Business of USG Corporation from 1998 through 2000.

Robert Stewart

Mr. Robert S. Stewart is Executive Vice President - Strategy, Corporate Development and Communications of Eagle Materials Inc., effective August 21, 2009. Mr. Stewart was a Senior Vice President of Centex Corporation from 2000 through August 2009.

William Devlin

Mr. William R. Devlin, C.P.A., is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of Eagle Materials Inc. He served as Vice President and Controller from October 2005 through August 2009; Director of Internal Audit from September 2004 through September 2005; Senior Manager of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from July 1999 through August 2004.

Richard Beckwitt

Richard Beckwitt has been appointed as Director of Eagle Materials Inc. Mr. Beckwitt is President of Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN), where he has worked for eight years. Prior to his work with Lennar, Mr. Beckwitt held various executive officer positions at D.R. Horton, including President. Early in his career, Mr. Beckwitt worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance Departments at Lehman Brothers.

F. William Barnett

Mr. F. William Barnett is an Independent Director of Eagle Materials Inc. Mr. Barnett retired in 2003 from his position as a Director in the Dallas office of McKinsey & Company, Inc., an international consulting firm, after 23 years of employment, where he led the firm’s Strategy Practice. Mr. Barnett also served as a director of Papa John’s International, Inc. from 2003 until March 2009, and has been an Adjunct Professor at the Yale School of Management and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. Mr. Barnett currently chair person of Governance Committee.

Ed Bowman

Mr. Ed H. Bowman, Jr., is an Independent Director of Eagle Materials Inc. Mr. Bowman served as Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of SOURCECORP from 1996 until 2012. Prior to 1996, Mr. Bowman was a senior executive at First Data Corporation. Mr. Bowman serves on the advisory board of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University.

Robert Clarke

Mr. Robert L. Clarke is an Independent Director of Eagle Materials Inc. Mr. Clarke was a partner in the law firm of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP (formerly known as Bracewell & Patterson) from 1971 to December 1985, returned to the firm as a partner in March 1992 and currently is a senior partner in that firm. From December 1985 to February 1992, he was Comptroller of the Currency of the United States. Mr. Clarke is also a director of Stewart Information Services Corporation.

Martin Ellen

Mr. Martin M. Ellen is an Independent Director of Eagle Materials Inc., since May 31, 2013. Mr. Ellen is Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., where he has worked since April 2010. Mr. Ellen served as the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President—Finance of Snap-on Inc. from November 2002 to March 2010. Mr. Ellen began his career with the international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers in Chicago. Mr. Ellen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Illinois and a Master’s in Business Administration from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, where he currently serves on the alumni advisory board. He is a certified public accountant.

Michael Nicolais

Mr. Michael R. Nicolais is an Independent Director of Eagle Materials Inc. In April 2004, Mr. Nicolais became president of Highlander Partners. From August 2002 until March 2004, Mr. Nicolais served as managing director of Stephens, Inc., an investment banking firm. Prior to joining Stephens, Inc., he was a partner in the private investment firm of Olivhan Investments, L.P. from March 2001 until August 2002. From August 1986 to December 2000, he was employed by Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation’s Investment Banking Division, most recently in the position of Managing Director and co-head of that firm’s Dallas office.

David Quinn

Mr. David W. Quinn is an Independent Director of Eagle Materials Inc., since 1994. Mr. Quinn served as a director of Centex from 1989 until its merger with Pulte in 2009, as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Centex from May 1996 to March 2002, as Executive Vice President of Centex from February 1987 to May 1996, and Chief Financial Officer of Centex from February 1987 until June 1997 and again from October 1997 until May 2000. Mr. Quinn is the chairman of the Audit Committee.

Richard Stewart

Mr. Richard R. Stewart is an Independent Director of Eagle Materials Inc. From 1998 until 2006 Mr. Stewart served as President and CEO of GE Aero Energy, a division of GE Power Systems and as an officer of General Electric Company. Mr. Stewart retired from General Electric in 2006. Mr. Stewart’s career at General Electric began in 1998 as a result of General Electric’s acquisition of the gas turbine business of Stewart & Stevenson Services, Inc. Mr. Stewart began his career at Stewart & Stevenson in 1972 and while at Stewart & Stevenson served in various positions including as Group President and member of the board of directors. Mr. Stewart also served as a director of Plug Power Inc. from July of 2003 to March of 2006. Mr. Stewart became a director of Kirby Corporation in 2008 and a director of Lufkin Industries, Inc. in 2009. Mr. Stewart serves as chairman of the Compensation Committee.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Laurence Hirsch

0 0

Steven Rowley

650,464 31,298,260

D. Craig Kesler

10,167 388,676

James Graass

362,245 18,904,973

Gerald Essl

137,761 6,222,130

David Powers

79,131 3,807,753

Robert Stewart

0 0

William Devlin

0 0

Richard Beckwitt

0 0

F. William Barnett

0 0

Ed Bowman

0 0

Robert Clarke

0 0

Martin Ellen

0 0

Michael Nicolais

0 0

David Quinn

0 0

Richard Stewart

0 0
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