People: Ingredion Inc (INGR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ilene Gordon

60 2009 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jack Fortnum

57 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

James Zallie

53 2014 Executive Vice President - Global Specialties, President, North America, Director

Christine Castellano

48 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Diane Frisch

58 2010 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Anthony DeLio

2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer

John Saucier

60 2010 Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Global Business Development

Ricardo Souza

48 2014 Senior Vice President and President, South America Ingredient Solutions

Robert Stefansic

52 2014 Senior Vice President, Operational Excellence and Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability

Matthew Galvanoni

41 2012 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Kevin Wilson

2014 Vice President, Corporate Treasurer

Paul Hanrahan

56 2014 Lead Independent Director

Rhonda Jordan

56 2013 Director

Luis Aranguren-Trellez

52 2003 Independent Director

David Fischer

51 2013 Independent Director

Wayne Hewett

49 2010 Independent Director

Gregory Kenny

61 2005 Independent Director

Barbara Klein

59 2004 Independent Director

Victoria Reich

56 2013 Independent Director

Dwayne Wilson

55 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ilene Gordon

Ms. Ilene S. Gordon is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Ingredion Inc. Ms. Gordon has been Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company since May 4, 2009. She was President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto's Alcan Packaging, a multinational business unit engaged in flexible and specialty packaging, from October 2007 until she took office as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. From December 2006 to October 2007, Ms. Gordon was a Senior Vice President of Alcan Inc. and President and Chief Executive Officer of Alcan Packaging. Alcan Packaging was acquired by Rio Tinto in October 2007. From 2004 until December 2006, Ms. Gordon served as President of Alcan Food Packaging Americas, a division of Alcan Inc. From 1999 until Alcan's December 2003 acquisition of Pechiney Group, Ms. Gordon was a Senior Vice President of Pechiney Group and President of Pechiney Plastic Packaging, Inc., a global flexible packaging business. Prior to joining Pechiney in June 1999, Ms. Gordon spent 17 years with Tenneco Inc., where she most recently served as Vice President and General Manager, heading up Tenneco's folding carton business. Ms. Gordon also serves as a director of International Paper Company, a global paper and packaging company, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management business, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, The Executives' Club of Chicago, the Economic Club of Chicago, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and World Business Chicago. She is also a trustee of The Conference Board. Ms. Gordon served as a director of United Stationers Inc., a wholesale distributor of business products and a provider of marketing and logistics services to resellers, from January 2000 until May 2009. She holds a Bachelor's degree in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Master's degree in management from MIT's Sloan School of Management.

Jack Fortnum

Mr. Jack C. Fortnum has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Ingredion Inc., effective January 6, 2014. Jack Fortnum joined CPC International (Ingredion's former parent company) in 1984. Fortnum is currently President, North America. He held various executive positions within the region prior to that. Before moving to operational management, he held a wide range of key financial roles including Corporate Controller of Corn Products International from the time the Company was taken public until 2001. At CPC International, he was Vice President, Finance, Canadian Corn Refining business and Director, Finance, Latin American Corn Refining business. He holds a Bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Toronto.

James Zallie

Mr. James P. Zallie has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Global Specialties, President, North America, Director., effective January 6, 2014. James Zallie joined Ingredion in 2010 as part of the National Starch acquisition, where he was the CEO. He is currently President, Asia Pacific and EMEA. He worked at National Starch for over 27 years in various positions of increasing responsibility in technical, marketing and international business management. Zallie holds master's degrees in food science and business administration from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Science in food science from Pennsylvania State University.

Christine Castellano

Ms. Christine M. Castellano is Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of Ingredion Inc. Ms. Castellano previously served as Vice President International Law and Deputy General Counsel from April 28, 2011 to September 30, 2012, Associate General Counsel, South America and Europe and Assistant Secretary from January 1, 2011 to April 27, 2011, and as Associate General International Counsel from 2004 to December 31, 2010. Prior to that, Ms. Castellano served as Counsel US and Canada from 2002 to 2004. Ms. Castellano joined CPC as Operations Attorney in September 1996 and held that position until 2002. Prior to joining CPC, Ms. Castellano was a partner in the law firm McDermott Will & Emery from January 1, 1996 and had served as an associate in that firm from 1991 to December 31, 1996. Ms. Castellano holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Colorado and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan School of Law.

Diane Frisch

Ms. Diane J. Frisch is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Ingredion Inc. Ms. Frisch previously served as Vice President, Human Resources, from May 1, 2010 to September 30, 2010. Prior to that, Ms. Frisch served as Vice President of Human Resources and Communications for the Food Americas and Global Pharmaceutical Packaging businesses of Rio Tinto’s Alcan Packaging, a multinational company engaged in flexible and specialty packaging, from January 2004 to March 30, 2010. Prior to being acquired by Alcan Packaging, Ms. Frisch served as Vice President of Human Resources for the flexible packaging business of Pechiney, S.A. an aluminum and packaging company with headquarters in Paris and Chicago, from January 2001 to January 2004. Previously, she served as Vice President of Human Resources for Culligan International Company; Vice President and Director of Human Resources for Alumax Mill Products, Inc., a division of Alumax Inc.; Director of Human Resources for U.S. Reduction Company; and Manager of Human Resources for American Can Company. Ms. Frisch holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, and a Master of Science in Industrial Relations from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Anthony DeLio

Mr. Anthony P. DeLio is Senior Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer of Ingredion Inc., since January 1, 2014. Prior to that Mr. DeLio served as Vice President, Global Innovation from November 4, 2010 to December 31, 2013, and he served as Vice President, Global Innovation for National Starch from January 1, 2009 to November 3, 2010. Mr. DeLio served as Vice President and General Manager, North America, of National Starch from February 26, 2006 to December 31, 2008. Prior to that he served as Associate Vice Chancellor of Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from August 2004 to February 2006. Previously, Mr. DeLio was President of the Protein Specialties and Nutraceutical Divisions of ADM from September 2000 to October 2002 and President of the Nutraceutical Division of ADM from June 1999 to September 2001. He held various senior product development positions with Mars, Inc. from 1980 to May 1999. Mr. DeLio holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

John Saucier

Mr. John F. Saucier is Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Global Business Development of Ingredion Inc. Mr. Saucier previously served as Vice President and President Asia/Africa Division and Global Business Development from November 2007 to September 30, 2010. Mr. Saucier previously served as Vice President, Global Business and Product Development, Sales and Marketing from April 2006 to November 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Saucier was President, Integrated Nylon Division of Solutia Inc., a specialty chemical manufacturer from May 2004 to March 2005, and Vice President of Solutia and General Manager of its Integrated Nylon Division from September 2001 to May 2004. Solutia Inc., and 14 of its US subsidiaries filed voluntary petitions under the bankruptcy laws in December 2003. Mr. Saucier holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis.

Ricardo Souza

Mr. Ricardo Souza is Senior Vice President and President, South America Ingredient Solutions of Ingredion Inc., effective January 1, 2014. He is currently President and General Manager of the Company’s Mexican subsidiary. Prior thereto he served in positions of responsibility since joining the Company in 1977.

Robert Stefansic

Mr. Robert J. Stefansic is Senior Vice President, Operational Excellence and Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability of Ingredion Inc., since January 1, 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Stefansic served as Vice President, Operational Excellence and Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability from August 1, 2011 to December 31, 2013. He previously served as Vice President, Global Manufacturing Network Optimization and Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability of National Starch, from November 1, 2010 to July 31, 2011. Prior to that, he served as Vice President, Global Operations of National Starch from November 1, 2006 to October 31, 2010. Prior to that, he served as Vice President, North America Manufacturing of National Starch from December 13, 2004 to October 31, 2006. Prior to joining National Starch he held positions of increasing responsibility with The Valspar Corporation, General Chemical Corp. and Allied Signal Corporation. Mr. Stefansic holds a Bachelor degree in chemical engineering and a Master degree in business administration from the University of South Carolina.

Matthew Galvanoni

Mr. Matthew R. Galvanoni is Vice President, Corporate Controller of Ingredion Inc. Mr. Galvanoni previously served as Vice President, Corporate Accounting from June 18, 2012, when he joined Ingredion, to August 14, 2012. Mr. Galvanoni was previously employed by Exelon Corporation for 10 years. He served as Principal Accounting Officer of Exelon Generation and Vice President and Assistant Corporate Controller of Exelon Corporation from July 2009 until the merger of Exelon Corporation with Constellation Energy Group, Inc. in March 2012, at which time, Mr. Galvanoni became the Vice President, Financial Systems Integration until May 2012. Mr. Galvanoni previously served as Vice President and Controller of Commonwealth Edison Company and PECO Energy Company from January 2007 to July 2009. He served in various roles at the Director level of the Controllership organization of Exelon Corporation from November 2002 to December 2006. Mr. Galvanoni holds a Bachelors of Science degree in accounting from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University. He is a certified public accountant in the State of Illinois.

Kevin Wilson

Mr. Kevin Wilson is Vice President, Corporate Treasurer of Ingredion Incorporated. Prior to joining Ingredion, Wilson was vice president and treasurer at Mead Johnson Nutrition in Glenview, Ill. He also served as treasurer at Albemarle Corporation and Solutia Inc., both specialty chemical corporations. Wilson holds a master's degree in business administration from Washington University's John M. Olin School of Business in St. Louis, Missouri, a B.S. in business administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri and a B.A. in economics from the University of Missouri - St. Louis.

Paul Hanrahan

Mr. Paul T. Hanrahan is Lead Independent Director of Ingredion Inc. Mr. Hanrahan has been the Chief Executive Officer of American Capital Infrastructure Management, LLC, an investment company formed to raise, invest and manage funds in the energy and infrastructure industries, since September 2012. Mr. Hanrahan served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The AES Corporation, one of the world's independent power producers, from June 2002 to September 2011. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The AES Corporation and President and Chief Executive Officer of AES China Generating Co., Ltd., a public company formerly listed on NASDAQ, from 1993 until June 2002. Mr. Hanrahan served as a director of The AES Corporation from June 2002 to September 2011. He also previously served on the boards of other publicly listed utilities in Brazil, Chile and Venezuela. In 2009 Mr. Hanrahan was appointed by the White House to serve on the U.S.-India CEO forum. Mr. Hanrahan serves as a director of Arch Coal, Inc., a top five global coal producer and marketer, AquaVentures Holdings, LLC, a maker of water management systems; and GreatPoint Energy, Inc., a producer of clean, low-cost natural gas from coal, petroleum coke and biomass. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

Rhonda Jordan

Ms. Rhonda L. Jordan has been appointed as Director of the Company, effective November 1, 2013. Ms. Jordan, age 56, served as President, Global Health & Wellness, and Sustainability of Kraft Foods Inc., one of the largest consumer packaged food and beverage companies in North America and one of the largest worldwide among publicly traded consumer packaged food and beverage companies, from September 2010 until March 2012 and in that role led the development of Kraft’s health & wellness and sustainability strategies and plans for the company, including marketing, product development, technology, alliances and acquisitions. Prior to being named President, Health & Wellness in September 2010, she was the President of the Cheese and Dairy business unit of Kraft. From 2006 to January 2008 she served as the President of the Grocery business unit of Kraft and from 2004 to 2005 she was the Senior Vice President, Global Marketing for Kraft Cheese and Dairy. Ms. Jordan is a director of Colfax Corporation, a diversified global industrial manufacturing and engineering company that provides gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to commercial and governmental customers around the world under the Howden, ESAB and Colfax Fluid Handling brand names, and Bush Brothers & Company, a significant, privately held branded vegetable processor. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in arts management from Northwestern University and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Luis Aranguren-Trellez

Mr. Luis Aranguren-Trellez is Independent Director of Ingredion Inc. Mr. Aranguren-Trellez has been, since September 5, 2011, the Executive President and a director of Arancia, S.A. de C.V., and he has served as the Executive President and a director of Arancia Industrial, S.A. de C.V. since June 1, 2000. These are holding companies with interests in the food and enzyme industries, special textile rent to hospital sector and food service and logistics, as well as energy efficiency and smart meters businesses. Arancia and Arancia Industrial are Mexican companies that are owned by Mr. Aranguren-Trellez and his brothers. Arancia Industrial was the former joint venture partner with the company in corn wet milling and refining operations in Mexico. Previously, Mr. Aranguren-Trellez served as Operations Director of CPIngredientes, S.A. de C.V., Ingredion's Mexican subsidiary, from 1996 until 2000, and had served in various other management positions with that company and its predecessors since 1989. Mr. Aranguren-Trellez is Chairman of PFS de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., a private Mexican company in the food service and logistics area controlled by Arancia. Mr. Aranguren-Trellez is also a member of the Regional Consulting Board of Telefonos de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., as well as of Banco Nacional de Mexico, S.A., the Citicorp Mexican bank subsidiary. Mr. Aranguren-Trellez is also a member of the investment committee of NAFTA Fund of Mexico, L.P., a Canadian private equity firm. He holds a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

David Fischer

Mr. David B. Fischer is Independent Director of Ingredion Inc., since May 2013.Mr. Fischer has served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of Greif, Inc. since November 1, 2011 and as President of Greif, Inc. since October 2007. Greif, Inc. is a manufacturer and provider of industrial packaging and services including steel, fiber, flexible, corrugated, intermediate bulk, reconditioned and multiwall containers and containerboard, and filing, packaging, industrial packaging reconditioning and land management consulting services for a wide range of industries. From 2007 to October 2011, Mr. Fischer also served as Chief Operating Officer of Greif, Inc. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Fischer served as Senior Vice President and Divisional President, Industrial Packaging & Services — Americas, which also included responsibility for Africa. He assumed additional responsibility for Australia and Asia in 2005 and 2006, respectively. Mr. Fischer is also a director and member of the audit and compensation committees of Balchem Corporation, a manufacturer of performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical and medical sterilization industries. He also serves as a director of the following not-for-profit entities: the Institute of International Education, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the Zanmi Beni Foundation. Mr. Fischer holds a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Purdue University.

Wayne Hewett

Mr. Wayne M. Hewett serves as Independent Director of Ingredion Inc. Mr. Hewett has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Arysta LifeScience Corporation, the world's privately held crop protection and life science company, since January 2010. Mr. Hewett joined Arysta LifeScience in October 2009 as Chief Operating Officer. He served as a senior consultant to GenNx360, a private equity firm focused on sponsoring buyouts of middle market companies, from February 2009 to August 2009. Mr. Hewett served as Vice President, Supply Chain and Operations of General Electric Company (GE), a diversified technology, media and financial services company, from October 2007 to December 2008. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Momentive Performance Materials, Inc., silicones and advanced materials, from December 2006 to June 2007. From 2005 to December 2006, Mr. Hewett served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Advanced Materials,providing a range of high-technology materials solutions that was renamed Momentive Performance Materials, Inc. after it was acquired by Apollo Management, a private equity firm. Prior thereto Mr. Hewett's career included more than 15 years with various international divisions of GE, including serving as the President, GE Plastics Pacific. Mr. Hewett, who has lived in Japan and in China, was also a member of GE's Corporate Executive Council. Mr. Hewett serves as a director of Arysta LifeScience Corporation. He holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in industrial engineering from Stanford University.

Gregory Kenny

Mr. Gregory B. Kenny is Independent Director of Ingredion Inc. Mr. Kenny has been President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable Corporation since August 2001 and a director of General Cable Corporation since 1997. General Cable Corporation is a manufacturer of aluminum, copper and fiber-optic wire and cable products. From 1999 to 2001 he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of General Cable Corporation; from 1997 to 1999 he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; from 1994 to 1997 he served as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing; and from 1992 to 1994 he served as President, Consumer Products Group. Mr. Kenny is also a director of Cardinal Health, Inc., a Fortune 19 company that improves the cost-effectiveness of healthcare, and a member of the Board of Governors for NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association). In addition, Mr. Kenny serves on the boards of the Cincinnati Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, United Way of Greater Cincinnati and The International Cablemakers Federation. Mr. Kenny holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Georgetown University, a Master of Business Administration degree from George Washington University and a Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard University.

Barbara Klein

Ms. Barbara A. Klein is Independent Director of Ingredion Inc. Ms. Klein served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CDW Corporation, a direct marketer of multi-brand information technology products, from 2002 until she retired in May 2008. CDW was acquired by an entity controlled by investment funds affiliated with Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC and Providence Equity Partners on October 12, 2007. Previously, she served as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dean Foods Company, a food and beverage company, from 2000 to 2002 and was the Vice President and Corporate Controller of Ameritech Corporation, a telecommunications company, from 1996 to 2000. Ms. Klein is a director of Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, supplier of sophisticated polishing compounds and a provider of polishing pads used in the manufacture of advanced semiconductors (chips) and rigid disks. She also serves on the board of directors of a not-for-profit entity, the National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc., provider of workers compensation insurance and employee injury data and statistics in the U.S. Ms. Klein belongs to the Financial Executives Institute and The Chicago Network. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance from Marquette University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University.

Victoria Reich

Ms. Victoria Reich has been appoited as Independent Director of Ingredion Inc, effective November 1, 2013. Ms. Reich, age 56, served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Stationers Inc., a wholesale distributor of business products, from June 2007 until July 2011. Prior to that, Ms. Reich spent ten years with Brunswick Corporation, a manufacturer of recreation products, where she most recently was President of Brunswick European Group from 2003 until 2006. She served as Brunswick’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2003 and as Vice President and Controller from 1996 until 2000. Before joining Brunswick, Ms. Reich spent 17 years at General Electric Company, a diversified technology, media and financial services company, where she held various financial management positions. Ms. Reich is a director of H&R Block, Inc., a provider of tax preparation and related services, and a director of Ecolab Inc., a provider of water and hygiene services and technologies for the food, hospitality, industrial and energy markets. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics and economics from Brown University.

Dwayne Wilson

Mr. Dwayne Andree Wilson is Independent Director of Ingredion Inc. Mr. Wilson has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC, the managing and operating contractor of the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Site including the Savannah River National Laboratory, since October 1, 2011. Mr. Wilson previously served from February 2007 to September 2011 as Group President, Industrial of Fluor Corporation, one of the world's publicly owned engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance and project management companies. Fluor is one of the owners of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions. Mr. Wilson had previously served as President, Fluor Mining & Minerals from 2003 to 2007, President, Fluor Commercial and Industrial Institutional from 2002 to 2003, Vice President & Executive Director, Offices of the Chairman and Chief Operating Officer from 2001 to 2002 and in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility from 1980 to 2001. Mr. Wilson is a trustee of the Fluor Foundation and is a past director of the Urban League of Upstate South Carolina. He served as Chairman of the Engineering and Construction Contracting Association from 2002 to 2006. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Loyola Marymount University.
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