Edition:
United States

James Hardie Industries PLC (JHX)

JHX on New York Consolidated

15.56USD
23 Sep 2016
Change (% chg)

$-0.32 (-2.02%)
Prev Close
$15.88
Open
$15.67
Day's High
$15.76
Day's Low
$15.56
Volume
4,616
Avg. Vol
8,024
52-wk High
$17.30
52-wk Low
$10.19

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Hammes

74 2010 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Louis Gries

61 2010 Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Marsh

40 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Corporate.

Mark Fisher

44 2015 Executive Vice President - International

Ryan Sullivan

41 2015 Executive Vice President and President – James Hardie Building Products

Sean O'Sullivan

49 2008 Vice President — Investor & Media Relations

Joseph Blasko

48 2011 General Counsel

Sean Gadd

42 2013 Executive General Manager - North Division

Natasha Mercer

2014 Company Secretary

Russell Chenu

65 2014 Non-Executive Director

Brian Anderson

65 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

David Harrison

68 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrea Joosen

51 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alison Littley

53 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

James Osborne

66 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Rudolf van der Meer

71 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Hammes

Mr. Michael N. Hammes is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE). He was elected as an independent non-executive director of James Hardie in February 2007. He was appointed Chairman of the Board in January 2008 and is a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee. Experience: Mr Hammes has extensive commercial experience at a senior executive level. He has held a number of executive positions in the medical products, hardware and home improvement, and automobile sectors, including CEO and Chairman of Sunrise Medical, Inc. (2000-2007), Chairman and CEO of Guide Corporation (1998-2000), Chairman and CEO of Coleman Company, Inc. (1993-1997), Vice Chairman of Black & Decker Corporation (1992-1993) and various senior executive roles with Chrysler Corporation (1986-1990) and Ford Motor Company (1979-1986). Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Current – Director of Navistar International Corporation (since 1996); Director of DynaVox Mayer-Johnson (listed in April 2010). Other: Resident of the United States.

Louis Gries

Mr. Louis Gries is Chief Executive Officer of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE). Mr. Gries joined James Hardie as Manager of the Fontana fiber cement plant in California in February 1991 and was appointed President of James Hardie Building Products, Inc. in December 1993. Mr Gries became Executive Vice President — Operations in January 2003, responsible for operations, sales and marketing in our businesses in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. He was appointed Interim CEO in October 2004 and became CEO in February 2005. In April 2012, the Company announced that effective June 2012, Mr Gries would again assume responsibility for managing the US business. Before he joined James Hardie, Mr Gries worked for 13 years for USG Corp, including a variety of roles in research, plant quality and production, and product and plant management. Mr Gries has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Illinois, USA and an MBA from California State University, Long Beach, USA.

Matthew Marsh

Mr. Matthew Marsh is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Corporate. of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE). He joined James Hardie as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) in June 2013. As CFO he oversees the company’s overall financial activities, including accounting, tax, treasury, performance and competitor analysis, internal audit and financial operations. Mr Marsh is also responsible for the company’s technology and information systems. After a 16-year career at General Electric Company (“GE”), Mr Marsh brings a strong background in financial management. Before joining James Hardie, Mr Marsh most recently served as CFO of GE Healthcare’s IT business. Prior to being named CFO of GE Healthcare IT, Mr Marsh oversaw the finance operations for GE Healthcare’s US Healthcare Systems and US Diagnostic Imaging businesses. Prior to those appointments Mr Marsh travelled globally with the GE Internal Audit Staff gaining extensive experience in several industries including appliances, information services, distribution and supply, aviation, plastics, financial services, capital markets and health care, across more than twenty countries. Mr Marsh has graduated from GE’s Financial Management Program (FMP). Mr Marsh has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Public Affairs from Syracuse University, USA and an MBA from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, USA.

Mark Fisher

Mr. Mark Fisher is Executive Vice President - International of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE). He joined James Hardie in 1993 as a Production Engineer. Since then, he has worked for the Company as Finishing Manager, Production Manager and Product Manager at various locations; Sales and Marketing Manager; and as General Manager of our Europe Fiber Cement business. Mr Fisher was appointed Vice President — Specialty Products in November 2004, then Vice President — Research & Development in December 2005. In February 2008, his role was expanded to cover Engineering & Process Development. In January 2010, he was appointed Executive General Manager – International, responsible for the Company’s non-US businesses in Australia, New Zealand, Philippines and Europe and the Company’s windows business. Mr Fisher has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from University of Southern California, USA.

Ryan Sullivan

Mr. Ryan Sullivan BSc, MS, MBA is Executive Vice President and President – James Hardie Building Products of James Hardie Industries PLC. Ryan Sullivan joined James Hardie in 2004 as the ColorPlus Manufacturing Manager. Since then, he has worked for the Company as Director of Global R&D and Engineering Services and Director of North America Supply Chain. In 2012, he became Director of the ColorPlus Business Unit, with product line responsibility for the North American ColorPlus business. In 2013, he was appointed to the James Hardie Management Team as Executive General Manager of the Southern Division with full P&L responsibility. Before joining James Hardie, Mr Sullivan was a senior manager at Marconi Communications where he held numerous positions and had global responsibility. He has also worked in the fields of nuclear power and advanced robotics. Mr. Sullivan has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Engineering Design from Carnegie Mellon University, USA, a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, USA and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Katz School, USA.

Sean O'Sullivan

Mr. Sean O'Sullivan serves as Vice President — Investor & Media Relations of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE), since December 2008. For the eight years prior to joining James Hardie, Mr O’Sullivan was Head of Investor Relations at St. George Bank, where he established and led the investor relations function. Mr O’Sullivan’s background includes thirteen years as a fund manager for GIO Asset Management, responsible for domestic and global investments. During this period, he spent time on secondment with a McKinsey and Co. taskforce that completed a major study into the Australian financial services industry. Mr O’Sullivan’s final position at GIO was General Manager of Diversified Investments where his responsibilities included determining the asset allocation for over A$10 billion in funds under management. After leaving GIO, Mr O’Sullivan worked for Westpac Banking Corporation in funds management sales. Mr O’Sullivan has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Sydney University, Australia and an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Australia.

Joseph Blasko

Mr. Joe Blasko, J.D., is General Counsel of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE), since June 2011. Mr. Blasko joined James Hardie as General Counsel in June 2011. Mr Blasko reports to the Company’s Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”). Before joining James Hardie, Mr Blasko was Assistant General Counsel, and later, the General Counsel at Liebert Corporation, an Emerson Network Power Systems company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Emerson Electric Co. In his four years with Liebert/Emerson, Mr Blasko was responsible for establishing the legal department in Columbus, Ohio, managing and overseeing all legal matters and working closely with the executive management team. In this role, Mr Blasko also had global responsibilities which required expertise across multiple jurisdictions. From 2004 to 2006, Mr Blasko was Associate General Counsel at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, serving as the effective “general counsel” to numerous corporate divisions within the organization. From 1997 to 2004, Mr Blasko gained considerable regulatory and litigation expertise working at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP in Ohio. Mr Blasko has a Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, USA and a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, USA, with a specialty in International Relations, Law and Organizations.

Sean Gadd

Mr. Sean Gadd BEng, MBA has appointed as Executive General Manager - North Division of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE) in September 2013. He joined James Hardie in 2004 as a Regional Engineering Manager for the Asia Pacific business, and progressed to Plant Manager for both the Carole Park and Rosehill facilities in Australia. Mr Gadd then moved to the US in 2006 to take the role of Manufacturing Manager for Trim and various manufacturing facilities across the US. In 2009 he ran the US trim business for James Hardie with responsibility for both Manufacturing and Sales, followed by a brief assignment leading Supply Chain. In 2011, Mr Gadd was promoted to the role of Vice President of Sales for the Western USA and Canada. Over the next year, his role was expanded to include the Midwest and Northeast of the USA. Mr Gadd was appointed Executive General Manager in September 2013 with full P&L responsibility for the Northern Division. Mr Gadd has a Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Management and an Executive MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, Australia.

Natasha Mercer

Ms. Natasha Mercer serves as Company Secretary of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE).

Russell Chenu

Mr. Russell Chenu has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of James Hardie Industries Plc., with effect from 15 August 2014. He is a member of the Remuneration Committee. Experience: Russell Chenu joined James Hardie as Interim CFO in October 2004 and was appointed CFO in February 2005. He was elected to the Company’s Managing Board at the 2005 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”), re-elected in 2008 and continued as a member of the Managing Board until it was dissolved in June 2010. As CFO, he was responsible for accounting, treasury, taxation, corporate finance, information technology and systems, and procurement. Mr Chenu retired as CFO in November 2013. Mr Chenu is an experienced corporate and finance executive who held senior finance and management positions with a number of Australian publicly-listed companies. In a number of these senior roles, he was engaged in significant strategic business planning and business change, including several turnarounds, new market expansions and management leadership initiatives. Mr Chenu has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Australia. Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Current – Director of Leighton Holdings Limited (since 2014); Director of Metro Performance Glass Limited (since 2014).

Brian Anderson

Mr. Brian Anderson, CPA, is Non-Executive Independent Director of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE), since December 2006. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee. Experience: Mr Anderson has extensive financial and business experience at both executive and board levels. He has held a variety of senior positions, with thirteen years at Baxter International, Inc., including Corporate Vice President of Finance, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (1997-2004) and, more recently, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of OfficeMax, Inc. (2004-2005). Earlier in his career, Mr Anderson was an Audit Partner of Deloitte & Touche LLP (1986-1991). Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Current – Chairman (since 2010) and Director (since 2005) of A.M. Castle & Co.; Director of PulteGroup (since 2005); Director (since 1999) of W.W. Grainger, Inc.; Former – Lead Director (2011-2014) of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

David Harrison

Mr. David D. Harrison is Non-Executive Independent Director of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE), since May 2008. Mr Harrison is an experienced company director with a finance background, having served in corporate finance roles, international operations and information technology during 22 years with Borg Warner/General Electric Co. His previous experience includes 10 years at Pentair, Inc., as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (1994-1996 and 2000-2007) and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer roles at Scotts, Inc. and Coltec Industries, Inc. (1996-2000). Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Current – Director of National Oilwell Varco (since 2003); Former – Director of Navistar International Corporation (2007-2012). Other: Resident of the United States.

Andrea Joosen

Ms. Andrea Gisle Joosen has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of James Hardie Industries Plc., with effect from 20 March 2015. She is a member of the Audit Committee. Ms Gisle Joosen is an experienced former executive with extensive experience in marketing, brand management and business development across a range of different consumer businesses. Her former roles include Chief Executive of Boxer TV Access AB in Sweden and managing director (Nordic region) of Panasonic, Chantelle AB and Twentieth Century Fox. Her early career involved several senior marketing roles with Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson. Ms Gisle Joosen has an MSc in International Marketing & BSc in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Current - Director of BillerudKorsnas AB (since 2015); Director of Dixons Carphone plc (since 2014); Director of ICA Gruppen AB (since 2010); Former - Director of Dixons Retail plc (2012-2013).

Alison Littley

Ms. Alison Littley is Non-Executive Independent Director of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE), since February 2012. She is a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Experience: Ms Littley has substantial experience in multinational manufacturing and supply chain operations, and she brings a strong international leadership background building effective management teams and third party relationships. She has held a variety of positions, most recently as Chief Executive of Buying Solutions, a UK Government Agency responsible for procurement of goods and services on behalf of UK government and public sector bodies (2006-2011). She has previously held senior management roles in Diageo plc (1999-2006) and Mars, Inc. (1981-1999). She serves on the Board of Weightmans LLP, a UK law firm and TG Eakin Ltd, a medical device company.

James Osborne

Mr. James Reginald Osborne is Non-Executive Independent Director of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE), since March 2009. He is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Experience: Mr Osborne is an experienced company director with a strong legal background and a considerable knowledge of international business operations in North America and Europe. His career includes 35 years with the leading Irish law firm, A&L Goodbody, in roles which included opening the firm’s New York office in 1979 and serving as the firm’s managing partner (1982-1994). He has served as a consultant to the firm since 1994. Mr Osborne also contributed to the listing of Ryanair in London, New York and Dublin and continues to serve on Ryanair’s board. Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Current – Director of Ryanair Holdings plc (since 1996); Former – Chairman of Independent News & Media (2011-2012), Chairman of Newcourt Group plc (2004-2009).

Rudolf van der Meer

Mr. Rudolf M. J. van der Meer is Non-Executive Independent Director of James Hardie Industries plc., (Formerly Known As James Hardie Industries SE), since February 2007. Experience: Mr van der Meer is an experienced former executive, with considerable knowledge of international business and the building and construction sector. During his 32-year association with Akzo Nobel N.V., he held a number of senior positions including CEO of Coatings (2000-2005), CEO of Chemicals (1993-2000), and member of the five person Executive Board (1993-2005). Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Current – Director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (since 2010); Former – Member of the Supervisory Board of Hagemeyer N.V. (2006-2008); Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Imtech N.V. (2005-2013). Other: Former Chairman of the Board of Energie Beheer Nederland B.V. (2006 - 2013); Chairman of the Supervisory Board of VGZ Health Insurance (since May 2011); resident of the Netherlands.

Basic Compensation