People: Harman International Industries Inc (HAR.N)

HAR.N on New York Stock Exchange

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26 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dinesh Paliwal

56 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Herbert Parker

56 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

John Stacey

49 2008 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

I. Park

51 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Ralph Santana

46 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Todd Suko

47 2011 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Blake Augsburger

51 2006 Executive Vice President, President - Professional Division and Country Manager, North America

Sachin Lawande

47 2013 Executive Vice President, President - Infotainment Division

Michael Mauser

51 2013 Executive Vice President, President - Lifestyle Division

David Slump

46 2013 Executive Vice President, President, Services

Ann Korologos

72 2008 Lead Independent Director

Adriane Brown

56 2013 Independent Director

John Diercksen

65 2013 Independent Director

Edward Meyer

87 1990 Independent Director

Kenneth Reiss

71 2008 Independent Director

Hellene Runtagh

66 2008 Independent Director

Frank Sklarsky

57 2012 Independent Director

Gary Steel

62 2007 Independent Director

Sandra Rowland

Vice President, Corporate Development

Biographies

Name Description

Dinesh Paliwal

Mr. Dinesh C. Paliwal is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Harman International Industries, Incorporated. He was Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Harman International Industries, Incorporated. Mr. Paliwal has served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President since July 1, 2008. He joined the company in July 2007 as Vice Chairman, CEO and President. Prior to joining the company, from January 2006 until June 2007, Mr. Paliwal served as President of ABB Ltd., a provider of industrial automation, power transmission systems and services. From January 2004 until June 2007, Mr. Paliwal also served as Chairman and CEO of ABB Inc., and from October 2002 to December 2005 he served as President of ABB Automation. Mr. Paliwal also serves as a director of ADT Corporation. Mr. Paliwal served as a director of Embarq Corporation and Tyco International Ltd. during the last five years.

Herbert Parker

Mr. Herbert K. Parker is Executive Vice President - Operational Excellence of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated., effective January 1, 2015. He was serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Harman International Industries, Incorporated., effective January 1, 2015. He joined the Company in June 2008 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From August 15, 2008 until October 1, 2008, Mr. Parker also served as the Company's principal accounting officer. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Chief Financial Officer of ABB North America from January 2006 to May 2008.

John Stacey

Mr. John Stacey is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of Harman International Industries, Incorporated. He joined our Company in February 2008 as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to joining our Company, he was Vice President, People for InBev North America, InBev Central and Eastern Europe from 2005 through January 2008.

I. Park

Dr. I. P. Park is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Harman International Industries, Incorporated. He joined our Company in February 2012 as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining our Company, he served as Vice President of Intelligent Computing Laboratory at Samsung Electronics, from September 2006 through December 2011. While at Samsung, Dr. Park headed advanced software R&D teams responsible for developing Samsung’s future software technologies, and he provided leadership in core software research, standardization and open source activities.

Ralph Santana

Mr. Ralph Santana has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of Harman International Industries, Incorporated. effective April 1, 2013. Mr. Santana joined our Company in April 2013 as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining our Company, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Samsung North America from 2010 to 2012. Prior to Samsung, Mr. Santana’s experience included a 16 year career at PepsiCo where he held a variety of positions that spanned multiple international and domestic leadership roles in marketing, most recently as Vice President of Colas

Todd Suko

Mr. Todd A. Suko is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Harman International Industries, Incorporated. He joined our Company in October 2008 as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. From October 2008 through December 2011 he also served as Secretary. Prior to joining our Company Mr. Suko served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for UAP Holding Corp. and United Agri Products from 2001 to September 2008. Mr. Suko is a member of the bar in Washington, DC and Virginia and is a Commander in the United States Navy Reserve.

Blake Augsburger

Mr. Blake W. Augsburger is Executive Vice President, President - Professional Division and Country Manager, North America of Harman International Industries, Incorporated. He joined the Company in 2001 as the President of Crown International. In 2006, Mr. Augsburger was promoted to Executive Vice President and President- Professional Division. Mr. Augsburger also serves as Country Manager for North America. In 2011, Mr. Augsburger was named to the board of directors of Lakeland Financial.

Sachin Lawande

Mr. Sachin Lawande is Executive Vice President, President - Infotainment Division of Harman International Industries, Incorporated. He joined our Company in 2001, and has served as our Executive Vice President and President, Infotainment Division since July 1, 2013. From July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013, Mr. Lawande served as Co-President, Lifestyle and Infotainment Divisions. From January 2009 to February 2012, he served as our Chief Technology Officer. From April 2010 to June 30, 2011, Mr. Lawande served as Co-President—Automotive Division. From 2008 to January 2009, Mr. Lawande served as Harman’s Chief Innovation Officer, where he was responsible for guiding software strategy and key development partnerships and was instrumental in launching an offshore development center in India as part of Harman’s strategy for optimizing its global footprint. Michael Mauser joined our Company in 1997, and has served as Executive Vice President and President—Lifestyle Division since July 1, 2013. From July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013,

Michael Mauser

Mr. Michael Mauser is Executive Vice President, President - Lifestyle Division of Harman International Industries, Incorporated. He was appinted as President - Lifestyle Division and no longer Co-President of the Infotainment Division of the Company effective July 1, 2013. He joined the Company in 1997, and has served as Executive Vice President and Co-President—Infotainment and Lifestyle Divisions since July 1, 2011. From April 2010 through June 30, 2011, Mr. Mauser served as Executive Vice President and Co-President—Automotive Division. From May 2005 until April 2010, Mr. Mauser served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company's Automotive Division.

David Slump

Mr. David Slump is Executive Vice President, President, Services of Harman International Industries, Incorporated., since July 1, 2013. From January 2009 through June 30, 2011, he served as President—Consumer Audio Division. From January 2009 through June 30, 2011, he served as President—Consumer Division. From January 2009 to May 2010, he also served as our Vice President, Corporate Development. Prior to joining our Company, from 2008 to January 2009, Mr. Slump served as Senior Vice President for Landis + Gyr Holdings, a leader in the energy management industry, where he directed the company’s global brand strategy and evaluated portfolio and architecture investments.

Ann Korologos

Ms. Ann McLaughlin Korologos is Lead Independent Director of Harman International Industries, Inc. She has served as Lead Director since May 2008. From April 2004 to April 2009, she served as Chairman of the RAND Corporation Board of Trustees. She is Chairman Emeritus of The Aspen Institute, where she served as Chairman from 1996 to 2000. Ms. Korologos was a Senior Advisor to Benedetto, Gartland & Company, Inc., an investment banking firm, from 1996 to 2005. From 1987 until 1989 she served as the United States Secretary of Labor. Ms. Korologos is a director of Michael Kors Holdings Limited, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. and Kellogg Company. Ms. Korologos also served as a director of Vulcan Materials Company and AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, during the last five years.

Adriane Brown

Ms. Adriane M. Brown has been appointed as Independent Director of Harman International Industries Inc., effective June 25, 2013. She is currently the President and Chief Operating Officer of Intellectual Ventures, a privately held invention capital firm that focuses on the creation of new inventions and the introduction of new models for monetizing inventions as stand-alone assets. Prior to joining Intellectual Ventures, Ms. Brown worked for Honeywell International, a Fortune 100 publicly traded diversified technology and manufacturing leader serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services, control technologies for buildings, homes and industry, automotive products, turbochargers and specialty materials. Ms. Brown served as Senior Vice President, Energy Strategy from May 2009 to September 2009 and as President and CEO of Honeywell Transportation Systems from 2005 to 2009. Ms. Brown does not currently serve, and has not served in the last five years, on any other public company boards. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Pacific Science Center, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to inspire lifelong interest in science, technology and math, and Jobs for America’s Graduates, the nation’s leading drop-out prevention program.

John Diercksen

Mr. John W. Diercksen has been appointed as Independent Director of Harman International Industries Inc., effective June 25, 2013. He is currently Executive Vice President — Strategy of Verizon Communications, a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers, from 2012 until September 2013, where he had responsibility for key strategic initiatives related to the review and assessment of potential mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. From 2003 through 2012, Mr. Diercksen was Executive Vice President — Strategy, Development and Planning for Verizon Communications. Mr. Diercksen currently serves as a Senior Advisor for LionTree Investment Advisors, a technology, media and telecommunications investment advisory firm. Mr. Diercksen is a director of Popular, Inc., a leading banking institution in Puerto Rico, and Intelsat, S.A., a communications satellite services provider.

Edward Meyer

Mr. Edward H. Meyer is Independent Director of Harman International Industries, Inc. He has served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Ocean Road Advisors, Inc., an investment management company, since January 2007. From 1972 to 2006, Mr. Meyer served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Grey Global Group, Inc., a global advertising and marketing services company. Mr. Meyer also serves as a director of Retail Opportunity Investments Corp., a REIT that invests in a diverse portfolio of necessity-based retail properties. Mr. Meyer also served as a director of Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. and National CineMedia, Inc., an in-theater advertising company, during the last five years.

Kenneth Reiss

Mr. Kenneth M. Reiss is Independent Director of Harman International Industries, Inc. He served as a partner with Ernst & Young LLP, an accounting firm he joined in 1965, from 1977 until his retirement in June 2003. While at Ernst & Young, he also served as Managing Partner for the Assurance and Advisory Practice in the firm’s New York office and served as the lead auditor for several publicly traded companies, including Toys “R” Us, Inc., Staples, Inc., Phillips-Van Heusen, Inc. and Columbia Pictures. Mr. Reiss serves on the board of directors of The Children’s Place and The Wet Seal, Inc., both of which are national specialty retailers. Mr. Reiss also served as a director of Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc. during the last five years.

Hellene Runtagh

Ms. Hellene S. Runtagh is Independent Director of Harman International Industries Inc. She formerly served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Berwind Group from 2001 to 2002, a diversified pharmaceutical services, industrial manufacturing and real estate company. From 1998 through 2000, she served as Executive Vice President of Universal Studios. Prior to joining Universal, Ms. Runtagh spent 25 years at General Electric Company in a variety of leadership positions. Ms. Runtagh also serves on the board of directors of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., a full-line manufacturer and reseller of welding and cutting products, and NeuStar Inc., a provider of clearinghouse services to the communications industry. Ms. Runtagh served as a director of IKON Office Solutions, Inc. during the last five years.

Frank Sklarsky

Mr. Frank S. Sklarsky CPA. is Independent Director of Harman International Industries, Inc. He Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PPG Industries, Inc. Prior to joining PPG Industries he served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Tyco International Ltd. from December 2010 to September 2012. Prior thereto, from October 2006 to November 2010, Mr. Sklarsky served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Eastman Kodak Co. Mr. Sklarsky served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of ConAgra Foods, Inc. from November 2004 to October 2006. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sklarsky spent 20 years with Chrysler in a series of senior financial leadership roles, and he also served in executive finance positions with Dell, Inc. Mr. Sklarsky serves on the Board of Trustees of Rochester Institute of Technology. He is also a certified public accountant. Mr. Sklarsky does not currently serve, and has not served in the last five years, on any other public company boards.

Gary Steel

Mr. Gary G. Steel is Independent Director of Harman International Industries, Inc. He has served as the Head of Group HR and Sustainability and a member of the Group Executive Committee of ABB Ltd. from January 2003 to November 2013. Prior to joining ABB Ltd., Mr. Steel served in various executive positions with Royal Dutch Shell plc, including Human Resources Director for Global Finance for Shell International B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc. Mr. Steel currently serves on the board of directors of a publicly listed ABB subsidiary in India and is a non-executive director of SSEPD, a subsidiary of SSE plc, a publicly listed UK producer, distributer and supplier of electricity and gas. Mr. Steel served as a director of a publicly listed ABB subsidiary in Sweden during the last five years.

Sandra Rowland

Ms. Sandra E. Rowland is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated., effective January 1, 2015. With more than 20 years of experience in financial management, Rowland joined HARMAN in 2012 to lead Investor Relations. In 2013, she also took on the responsibility of Corporate Development, which included Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions. Prior to HARMAN, Rowland served in positions of increasing responsibility at Eastman Kodak Company, including Controller of the Consumer Segment, Director of Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis, Assistant Treasurer, Director of Investor Relations, and Chief Financial Officer of the Commercial Segment. Before joining Kodak, Rowland advised technology companies within the Audit and Business Advisory practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. She graduated from Lafayette College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Rochester's William E. Simon Graduate School of Business. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.

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