People: Hydrogenics Corp (HYG.TO)

HYG.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

15.50CAD
24 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Alexander

2009 Independent Chairman of the Board

Daryl Wilson

55 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Motz

2012 Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary

Joseph Cargnelli

2005 Chief Technology Officer, Director

Wido Westbroek

2011 Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Filip Smeets

2011 General Manager - OnSite Generation

David Ferguson

2014 Director

Donald Lowry

62 2013 Director

Michael Cardiff

2007 Independent Director

Henry Gnacke

2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Alexander

Mr. Douglas S. Alexander is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Hydrogenics Corporation since May 2009. Mr. Alexander joined the company's Board of Directors in May 2006. Mr. Alexander is a Director and member of the Audit Committee of Critical Outcome Technologies Inc., and Equitable Life Insurance Company and has served as the Chief Financial Officer of various Canadian public companies for 15 years. Mr. Alexander was formerly lead director and chair of the Audit Committee of Saxon Financial Inc. Mr. Alexander served as a director of Stuart Energy from 2003 to January 2005. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Alexander was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Trojan Technologies Inc., an international environmental high technology company. Mr. Alexander is a Chartered Accountant and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland and Ontario. He is also a Chartered Director, having graduated from the Director’s College, a joint venture between McMaster University and the Conference Board of Canada.

Daryl Wilson

Mr. Daryl C. F. Wilson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Hydrogenics Corporation. Mr. Wilson was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in December 2006. Prior to joining Hydrogenics, Mr. Wilson held senior leadership positions at Royal Group Technologies Inc., ZENON Environmental Inc., TOYOTA and DOFASCO Inc. Mr. Wilson is a Director of ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. In 1990, Mr. Wilson earned an MBA from McMaster University in Operations Management/Management Science. Mr. Wilson is a Professional engineer and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto. Mr. Wilson is a Chartered Director (C.Dir), having graduated in 2009 from Director’s College.

Robert Motz

Mr. Robert Motz has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary of Hydrogenics Corporation, effective November 19, 2012. Mr. Motz was previously Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Executive Officer of Aeroquest International Limited from 2008-2012 (at the time a Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) listed company). Prior to his role at Aeroquest, Mr. Motz served in a senior financial leadership role at Agility Logistics, Co., AMJ Campbell Inc. and Motorola Canada Limited. Mr. Motz is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Professional Accountant having received his designation in 1987.

Joseph Cargnelli

Mr. Joseph Cargnelli is Chief Technology Officer, Director of Hydrogenics Corporation. Mr. Cargnelli is one of the founders and served as a director from January 1996 to January 2005, when he resigned in connection with the closing of the Stuart Energy acquisition. Mr. Cargnelli was re-elected at the meeting of shareholders on May 17, 2005. Mr. Cargnelli served as the Treasurer from January 1996 until July 2000. Mr. Cargnelli was appointed as the Vice President, Technology in July 2000. His title was changed to Chief Technology Officer in April 2003. Mr. Cargnelli earned both a Masters of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto. From April 1992 to April 1993, Mr. Cargnelli served as a Research Engineer with the Laboratory of Advanced Concepts in Energy Conversion Inc., a laboratory engaged in the research, development and demonstration of alkaline fuel cells and hydrogen storage methods. Mr. Cargnelli is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario.

Wido Westbroek

Mr. Wido Westbroek is Vice President - Sales and Marketing of Hydrogenics Corporation since July 29, 2011. Mr. Westbroek joined company in 2006 as Vice President, Operations of the Belgium OnSite Generation business and subsequently appointed as Vice President and General Manager for Hydrogenics Europe n.v. in 2007. Mr. Westbroek was appointed to his current position effective August 1st, 2011. His former career, spanning 18 years, was with Powerlasers, a developer and manufacturer of unique laser welding technology and a maker of auto parts for automotive OEMs based in Canada and the U.S. Mr. Westbroek received his Bachelor of Science in Physics at the University of Waterloo in Ontario.

Filip Smeets

Mr. Filip Smeets is General Manager - OnSite Generation of Hydrogenics Corporation since April 4, 2011. Mr. Smeets was previously a General Manager with Cabot Corporation, a global performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts USA. During his 12 years tenure at Cabot Corporation, Mr. Smeets held increasingly responsible positions in marketing and business leadership. Mr. Smeets received his Master's degree in Chemistry from the University of Antwerp, located in Belgium.

David Ferguson

Mr. David C. Ferguson is Director of the company. Between 1999 and 2012, Mr. Ferguson was Executive Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of BMO Capital Markets and was a member of the Board of Directors of BMO Nesbitt Burns. Prior to 1999 Mr. Ferguson had a 25 year career at KPMG including 16 years as an audit partner. Mr. Ferguson is a member of the Board of Directors of GMP Securities and a former President and Board Chair of the Canadian Opera Company. Mr. Ferguson is Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Donald Lowry

Mr. Donald James Lowry has been appointed as Director of Hydrogenics Corp., effective January 25, 2013. Mr. Lowry is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of EPCOR Utilities Inc., an Edmonton, Alberta based utility that owns and operates electrical distribution networks and water and wastewater treatment facilities in Alberta, Arizona and New Mexico. Mr. Lowry is also Board Chair of Capital Power Corporation and Canadian Oil Sands Limited and is a director of the Canadian Electricity Association and the Telus Community Investment Board. Mr. Lowry was previously a Board member at Hydrogenics from 2000-2007.

Michael Cardiff

Mr. Michael Cardiff is an Independent Director of Hydrogenics Corporation since November 2007. Mr. Cardiff is the Chief Operating Officer of SAP Canada. Prior to holding that position, Mr. Cardiff held numerous senior positions in a number of technology companies including multinationals such as EDS and IBM as well as startup companies such as Fincentric, Convergent Technologies, Tandem, and Stratus Computer. Mr. Cardiff is currently a director of Medic Alert. Mr. Cardiff has also served as a director of Burntsand Inc., Descartes Systems Group, Husky Injection Molding Systems, Solcorp, Visible Genetics, Spectra Security Software Visible Decisions and the Toronto Film Festival, Roy Thomson Hall. Mr. Cardiff has received many awards including “A Canadian Export Life Time Achievement Award.” Mr. Cardiff is a member of, and holds the ICD.d designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Henry Gnacke

Mr. Henry J. Gnacke is an Independent Director of Hydrogenics Corporation since May 2008. Mr. Gnacke is a Director at Variety Foods Services Inc. He is also a senior advisor to Mobias Motors and is currently a Senior Director at OHorizons LLC., a corporate advisory firm, specializing in acquisitions and operations in the Automotive sector. Formerly, Mr. Gnacke was the Executive Director, Global Purchasing Supply Chain at General Motors Corporation. He was responsible for Alternative Propulsion Technologies and specifically Fuel Cell propulsion and storage systems. Mr. Gnacke has over 30 years of experience and has held numerous positions at General Motors Corporation, including several international assignments in the Middle East, Asia and Europe. Mr. Gnacke is the nominee of General Motors Corporation in connection with the strategic alliance with General Motors Corporation. Mr. Gnacke is a Chartered Director (C.Dir), having graduated from Director’s College in 2012.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Douglas Alexander

--

Daryl Wilson

652,916

Robert Motz

341,181

Joseph Cargnelli

340,019

Wido Westbroek

400,412

Filip Smeets

270,431

David Ferguson

--

Donald Lowry

--

Michael Cardiff

--

Henry Gnacke

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

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