People: W. R. Grace & Co (GRA)

GRA on New York Consolidated

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21 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alfred Festa

54 2011 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Gregory Poling

58 2011 President, Chief Operating Officer

Andrew La Force

49 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Mark Shelnitz

55 2005 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Keith Cole

55 2014 Vice President - Government Relations and Environment, Health and Safety

Christopher Steffen

72 2012 Lead Independent Director

H. Furlong Baldwin

82 2002 Independent Director

Ronald Cambre

75 1998 Independent Director

Marye Fox

66 1996 Independent Director

Janice Henry

62 2012 Independent Director

Jeffry Quinn

55 2012 Independent Director

Mark Tomkins

58 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Alfred Festa

Mr. Alfred E. Festa is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of W. R. Grace & Co. He joined Grace in 2003 as President and Chief Operating Officer. He was elected Chief Executive Officer in 2005 and Chairman in January 2008. In November 2011 he stepped down as President. Prior to joining Grace, Mr. Festa was a partner of Morganthaler Private Equity Partners, a venture capital and buyout firm, from 2002 to 2003. From 2000 to 2002, he was with ICG Commerce, Inc., a private company providing on-line procurement services, where he last served as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, he served as Vice President and General Manager of AlliedSignal's (now Honeywell) performance fibers business. Mr. Festa is a director of NVR, Inc., a publicly held home builder.

Gregory Poling

Mr. Gregory E. Poling is President, Chief Operating Officer of W. R. Grace & Co., since November 03, 2011. He joined the company in 1977 shortly after his college graduation and has earned seven senior level promotions. In 1999, he was appointed to Vice President and General Manager of Grace Davison’s silica products worldwide and in 2003, named President of Davison Chemicals’ specialty materials business. In 2005, Mr. Poling became President of Grace Davison and Vice President of W. R. Grace & Co., where he had responsibility for Grace Davison’s global operations and oversaw Advanced Refining Technologies LLC, Grace’s joint venture with Chevron Products Company. Mr. Poling served as a director of Foamex International, Inc. until January 2010.

Andrew La Force

Mr. Andrew Hudson La Force, III is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of W. R. Grace & Co., since April 01, 2008. Prior to joining Grace, he was Chief Operating Officer and Senior Counselor to the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education. Prior to entering public service in 2005, Mr. La Force held general management and financial management positions of increasing responsibility at Dell Inc. and AlliedSignal, (now Honeywell). Mr. La Force is a member of the advisory board of Madison Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm.

Mark Shelnitz

Mr. Mark A. Shelnitz is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of W. R. Grace & Co. He has been with Grace since 1983. He served as associate general counsel, managing all corporate legal matters for the Company.

Keith Cole

Christopher Steffen

Mr. Christopher J. Steffen is Lead Independent Director of W. R. Grace & Co. He has been appointed as Lead Director of the company effective June 28, 2012. Mr. Steffen served as Vice Chairman of Citicorp and its principal subsidiary, Citibank N.A. He is a private investor. Mr. Steffen is a director of Accelrys, Inc., Viasystems Group, Inc., and Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. Mr. Steffen has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Eastman Kodak and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and director of Honeywell.

H. Furlong Baldwin

Mr. H. Furlong Baldwin is an Independent Director of W. R. Grace & Co., since January 16, 2002. Mr. Baldwin served as a director of Mercantile Bankshares Corporation from 1970 to 2003, as Chairman of the Board from 1984 to 2003 and as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1976 to 2001. Mr. Baldwin is Chairman of NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. He served as a director of Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. and Allegheny Energy Inc. until 2011. Mr. Baldwin brings to the Board the management and governance knowledge he developed as a banking chief executive and public company board member and experience in banking and finance including knowledge of the business development, acquisitions, capital raising, operations and financial issues facing corporations. Mr. Baldwin has governance and oversight experience developed as a director of multiple public companies.

Ronald Cambre

Mr. Ronald C. Cambre is an Independent Director of W. R. Grace & Co., since September 01, 1998. Mr. Cambre is retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Newmont Mining Corporation. He joined Newmont as Vice Chairman and CEO in 1993 and retired as CEO in 2000 and as Chairman in 2001. Mr. Cambre served as Chairman of the Board of McDermott International, Inc. and as a director of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. until 2011.

Marye Fox

Dr. Marye Anne Fox, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of W. R. Grace & Co. Dr. Fox has been Chancellor of the University of California San Diego and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at that institution since 2004. She was previously Chancellor of North Carolina State University and Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry. Dr. Fox has served as the Co-Chair of the National Academy of Sciences' Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable and she served on President Bush's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. She has served as the Vice Chair of the National Science Board. Dr. Fox is a director of Bridgepoint Education, Inc. and Red Hat, Inc. and served as a director of Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc. until 2008 and Boston and educational institutions and service as an outside director to public and private boards.

Janice Henry

Ms. Janice K. Henry is an Independent Director of W. R. Grace & Co., since January 18, 2012. She served as Senior Vice President of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., a producer of construction aggregates, until her retirement in June 2006. Since her retirement, she has served on several boards, and is a director of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Over the course of Henry's career, she held positions in financial leadership including serving as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., and other financial and accounting positions at Martin Marietta Corporation (now Lockheed Martin Corporation).

Jeffry Quinn

Mr. Jeffry N. Quinn is an Independent Director of W. R. Grace & Co., since November 7, 2012. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Quinn Group LLC, a diversified holding company with investments in the industrial, active lifestyle, and entertainment sectors, and Quinpario Partners LLC, an investment and operating firm in the performance materials and specialty chemical sectors. Prior to forming The Quinn Group and Quinpario in July 2012, Mr, Quinn served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Solutia Inc., in specialty chemicals, since 2004 and also served as Chairman of the Board of Solutia since 2006. He held those positions until the sale of Solutia in July 2012 to Eastman Chemical Company. Prior to that, Quinn served as Chief Restructuring Officer, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Solutia, Executive Vice President of Premcor, Inc. and Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Arch Coal Inc. He holds both a Juris Doctor and a mining engineering degree from the University of Kentucky, and serves on the board of directors of Tronox Limited, one of the fully integrated producers of titanium ore and titanium dioxide, and MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc., in semiconductor and solar technology.

Mark Tomkins

Mr. Mark E. Tomkins is an Independent Director of W. R. Grace & Co., since September 09, 2006. Mr. Tomkins served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Innovene, a petrochemical and oil refining company controlled by BP that is now part of the INEOS Group, from 2005 until January 2006. He served as CFO of Vulcan Materials Company from 2001 to 2005 and CFO of Great Lakes Chemical (now Chemtura) from 1998 to 2001. Prior to joining Great Lakes Chemical, Mr. Tomkins held various mid- and upper-level financial positions with AlliedSignal (now Honeywell) and Monsanto Company. Mr. Tomkins is a certified public accountant. Mr. Tomkins is a director of CVR Energy, Inc. and Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc., a privately-held renewable polymer and energy company. He is currently a corporate consultant and private investor.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Alfred Festa

7,619,010

Gregory Poling

2,199,210

Andrew La Force

1,438,720

Mark Shelnitz

913,001

Keith Cole

--

Christopher Steffen

--

H. Furlong Baldwin

--

Ronald Cambre

--

Marye Fox

--

Janice Henry

--

Jeffry Quinn

--

Mark Tomkins

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Alfred Festa

75,000 3,404,520

Gregory Poling

71,030 4,711,400

Andrew La Force

61,186 3,856,980

Mark Shelnitz

31,710 1,802,430

Keith Cole

0 0

Christopher Steffen

0 0

H. Furlong Baldwin

0 0

Ronald Cambre

0 0

Marye Fox

0 0

Janice Henry

0 0

Jeffry Quinn

0 0

Mark Tomkins

0 0
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