People: Knoll Inc (KNL)

KNL on New York Consolidated

17.26USD
30 Jul 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$0.08 (+0.47%)
Prev Close
$17.18
Open
$17.33
Day's High
$17.40
Day's Low
$17.21
Volume
192,075
Avg. Vol
207,763
52-wk High
$20.09
52-wk Low
$14.54

Search Stocks

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Burton Staniar

72 1997 Chairman of the Board

Andrew Cogan

51 2001 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Craig Spray

45 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Lynn Utter

51 2012 President, Chief Operating Officer - Knoll Office

Benjamin Pardo

52 2011 Executive Vice President, Director - Design

Pamela Ahrens

56 2013 Senior Vice President - Sales and Distribution

Karen Clary

61 2013 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Michael Pollner

41 2007 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Jeffery Harris

58 Lead Independent Director

Kathleen Bradley

64 2008 Independent Director

Stephen Fisher

61 2005 Independent Director

Sidney Lapidus

76 1996 Independent Director

John Maypole

74 2004 Independent Director

Sarah Nash

60 2006 Independent Director

Stephanie Stahl

47 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Burton Staniar

Mr. Burton B. Staniar is Chairman of the Board of Knoll Inc. Mr. Staniar served as our Chief Executive Officer from December 1993 to January 1997. Prior to that time, Mr. Staniar held a number of assignments at Westinghouse Electric Corporation, including President of Group W Cable and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Westinghouse Broadcasting. Mr. Staniar previously served as a director of Journal Register Company and Church and Dwight Co., Inc.

Andrew Cogan

Mr. Andrew B. Cogan is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Knoll Inc. Mr. Cogan became Chief Executive Officer of Knoll, Inc. in April 2001 after serving as Chief Operating Officer since December 1999. Mr. Cogan has held several positions in the design and marketing group worldwide since joining us in 1989, including Executive Vice President—Marketing and Product Development and Senior Vice President. Mr. Cogan is also a director of the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas, Interface, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia, and American Woodmark Corporation in Winchester, Virginia.

Craig Spray

Mr. Craig B. Spray is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Knoll Inc., since September 23, 2013. From 2005 until joining Knoll, Mr. Spray served in various financial management positions with Fortune Brands, Inc. and its related companies, including, most recently, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Masterbrand Cabinets, Inc., the kitchen and bath cabinetry subsidiary of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. From 2001 through 2005 Mr. Spray served in various finance roles at Ford Motor Company. Mr. Spray has also served as a United States Naval Officer in various leadership roles.

Lynn Utter

Ms. Lynn M. Utter is President and Chief Operating Officer - Knoll Office of Knoll Inc. Prior to that, Ms. Utter served as our President and Chief Operating Officer, Knoll North America, since March 3, 2008. Prior to joining us, Ms. Utter served from 2003 to 2008 as the Chief Strategy Officer at Coors Brewing Company, a business unit of Molson Coors Brewing Company. Prior to that, Ms. Utter held the title of Group Vice President, Operations, and various other operational titles during her tenure with Coors, which began in 1997. Prior to her employment by Coors, Ms. Utter was employed as the Vice President, Sales of Frito-Lay Company. Ms. Utter also is currently a Director of WESCO International, Inc.

Benjamin Pardo

Mr. Benjamin A. Pardo is Executive Vice President, Director - Design of Knoll Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Pardo served as our Senior Vice President—Director of Design since September 2005. Prior to joining us, Mr. Pardo was President of Unifor, Inc., where he had been employed since 1988.

Pamela Ahrens

Ms. Pamela J. Ahrens is Senior Vice President - Sales and Distribution of Knoll Inc. Prior to joining us, Ms. Ahrens had a thirty year career with Xerox Corporation holding a variety of titles including Senior Vice President and General Manager, Northeast Operations (from 2012 until 2013), Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Unit Client Sales and Operations (from 2011 until 2012), Senior Vice President, Major Accounts (2011) and Senior Vice President Indirect Channels, Eastern and Central Region (from 2006 until 2010).

Karen Clary

Ms. Karen E. Clary is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Knoll Inc., since July 8, 2013. From January 2012 until joining Knoll, Ms. Clary served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources for Datalink Corporation, a technology company focused on data center solutions and services. From 2007 through 2011, Ms. Clary served as Vice President, Global Human Resources for the BioPharma Services Division of Thermo Fisher Scientific, a provider of packaging, storage, logistics support and analytical support for pharmaceutical drug trials. Ms. Clary has over 20 years of human resources experience in a variety of businesses.

Michael Pollner

Mr. Michael A. Pollner is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Knoll Inc. Prior to joining us, Mr. Pollner was a lawyer with the Philadelphia-based law firm, Blank Rome LLP, which he joined in February 2004. From September 1999 to February 2004, Mr. Pollner was a member of the business law department at Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Jeffery Harris

Mr. Jeffrey Alan Harris is Lead Independent Director of Knoll Inc. Mr. Harris was a Managing Director of Warburg Pincus LLC, a private equity firm, where he was employed from 1983 until 2011. Mr. Harris also was a partner of Warburg Pincus & Co., a private equity firm. His responsibilities included involvement in investments in energy, technology and other industries. Mr. Harris is a director of ElectroMagnetic GeoServices ASA and Serica Energy PLC. Mr. Harris also previously served as a director of Bill Barrett Corporation and Kosmos Energy.

Kathleen Bradley

Ms. Kathleen G. Bradley is Independent Director of Knoll Inc. Ms. Bradley served as President and Chief Executive Officer, Knoll North America, from April 2001 until her retirement on May 23, 2008. Prior to that time she served as President from December 1999 to April 2001, Executive Vice President—Sales, Distribution and Customer Service from August 1998 until December 1999, Senior Vice President from 1996 until August 1998 and Divisional Vice President for Knoll's southeast division from 1988 until 1996. Prior to that time, Ms. Bradley was regional manager for our Atlanta region, a position to which she was promoted in 1983. She began her career with Knoll in 1979.

Stephen Fisher

Mr. Stephen F. Fisher is Independent Director of Knoll Inc. Mr. Fisher is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Entercom Communications Corp., a radio broadcasting company, a position he has held since November 1998. Mr. Fisher also is a director of iBiquity Digital Corporation.

Sidney Lapidus

Mr. Sidney Lapidus is Independent Director of Knoll Inc. Mr. Lapidus is a Retired Partner of Warburg Pincus LLC, a private equity firm, where he was employed from 1967 to 2007. Mr. Lapidus is a director of Lennar Corporation, as well as a number of non-profit organizations. Mr. Lapidus previously served as a director of The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc.

John Maypole

Mr. John F. Maypole is Independent Director of Knoll Inc. Mr. Maypole has, for over 30 years, served as an independent director of, or consultant to, various corporations and providers of financial services. Mr. Maypole is a director of the National Captioning Institute, Inc. Mr. Maypole previously served as a director of Church and Dwight Co., Inc., Verizon Communications and the MassMutual Financial Group, among others.

Sarah Nash

Ms. Sarah E. Nash is Independent Director of Knoll Inc. In August 2005, Ms. Nash retired as a Vice Chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.'s Investment Bank where she was responsible for the firm's client relationships. Prior to these responsibilities, she was the Regional Executive and Co-Head of Investment Banking for North America at J.P. Morgan Co. Ms. Nash serves on the Board of Directors of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Blackbaud Inc. She is a Trustee for Washington & Lee University, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The New York Historical Society and The New York Restoration Project. Ms. Nash is also on the Business Leadership Council of CUNY. Ms. Nash previously served as a director of Pathmark Stores, Inc. and AbitibiBowater Inc.

Stephanie Stahl

Ms. Stephanie Stahl has been appointed as Independent Director of Knoll Inc., effective August 7, 2013. Ms. Stahl is the Executive Vice President, Marketing and Strategy for Coach, Inc., a position she has held since July 30, 2013. Prior to that, Ms. Stahl served as the Senior Vice President, Strategy and Consumer for Coach from October 2012 until June 2013. Prior to joining Coach, Ms. Stahl was the Chief Executive Officer of the fitness company Tracy Anderson Mind and Body from July 2011 until July 2012. Prior to that, Ms. Stahl served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Revlon and as a Partner and Managing Director of the Boston Consulting Group in the consumer goods, retail and media industries for over ten years.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Burton Staniar

1,600,010

Andrew Cogan

2,752,000

Craig Spray

2,271,180

Lynn Utter

1,373,650

Benjamin Pardo

783,200

Pamela Ahrens

--

Karen Clary

--

Michael Pollner

--

Jeffery Harris

--

Kathleen Bradley

2,238,210

Stephen Fisher

--

Sidney Lapidus

--

John Maypole

--

Sarah Nash

--

Stephanie Stahl

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Burton Staniar

501,156 2,770,796

Andrew Cogan

929,281 3,459,170

Craig Spray

0 0

Lynn Utter

0 0

Benjamin Pardo

7,829 55,036

Pamela Ahrens

0 0

Karen Clary

0 0

Michael Pollner

0 0

Jeffery Harris

0 0

Kathleen Bradley

2,045,030 17,789,845

Stephen Fisher

0 0

Sidney Lapidus

0 0

John Maypole

0 0

Sarah Nash

0 0

Stephanie Stahl

0 0
Search Stocks