People: KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Roger Stone

79 2005 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Kaplan

56 2005 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Timothy Keneally

66 2013 President of the Container Division, Vice President, General Manager

Randy Nebel

57 2013 President President of the Company's Mill Division, Vice President, General Manager

Andrea Tarbox

63 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

David Gabriel

2013 Director

Robert Bahash

69 2014 Independent Director

John Chapman

53 2005 Independent Director

Jonathan Furer

56 2005 Independent Director

Brian Gamache

55 2009 Presiding Independent Director

Ronald Gidwitz

69 2008 Independent Director

Matthew Paull

62 2010 Independent Director

Maurice Reznik

60 2014 Independent Director

David Storch

61 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Roger Stone

Mr. Roger W. Stone is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation since Company's inception in April 2005. Mr. Stone was Manager of Stone-Kaplan Investments, LLC, a private investment company, from July 2004 through December 2007. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Box USA Holdings, Inc., a corrugated box manufacturer, from July 2000 until the sale of that company in July 2004. Mr. Stone was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Stone Container Corporation, a multinational paper company primarily producing and selling pulp, paper and packaging products, from March 1987 to November 1998, when Stone Container Corporation merged with Jefferson Smurfit Corporation, at which time he became President and Chief Executive Officer of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation until March 1999. He is a former director of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, Morton International, Inc., Morton Throkol, Inc., and Autoliv Inc. Mr. Stone has served on the board of directors of McDonald's Corporation since 1989. Mr. Stone received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Matthew Kaplan

Mr. Matthew S. Kaplan is President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation. He has been President, Chief Operating Officer and a Director of the Company since Company's inception in April 2005. Mr. Kaplan was Manager of Stone-Kaplan Investments, LLC, a private investment company, from July 2004 through December 2007. He was President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of Box USA Holdings, Inc., a corrugated box manufacturer, from July 2000 until the sale of the company in July 2004. Mr. Kaplan began his career at Stone Container Corporation in 1979 and was serving as its Senior Vice President and General Manager of North American Operations when Stone Container Corporation merged with Jefferson Smurfit Corporation in November 1998. He was Vice President/ General Manager Container Division with Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation and a director of the company until March 1999. Mr. Kaplan served on the board of directors of Victory Packaging from January 2007 until late 2011. In addition, Mr. Kaplan formerly served on the board of directors of Magnetar Spectrum Fund. Mr. Kaplan received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Timothy Keneally

Mr. Timothy P. Keneally is Vice Vice President, General Manager, President - Kraft Paper Business President of the Container Division, Vice President, General Manager of Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation, since January 2007. Previously, Mr. Keneally served as Vice President of Industrial Packaging of IP from 2000 to December 2006 and led the IP team that assessed the review of strategic alternatives relating to the kraft paper business. He was the lead person in presenting the historical performance of the business and assisted in defining the future strategy for the business, and was the lead operating person during the Charleston Kraft Division acquisition. Mr. Keneally has 39 years of experience in the paper and packaging industry. Mr. Keneally earned a B.A. degree in History from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Randy Nebel

Mr. Randy J. Nebel is Vice President and General Manager of the Company and President of the Company's Mill Division, a subsidiary of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation, since in August 2013. Previously, Mr. Nebel served as President of Longview Fibre from 2008 to July 2013 and Vice President of Mill Operations and Chief Operating Officer for Longview Fibre from 2008 to 2009. During his time at Longview Fibre he led the transformation of that company, achieving world class safety performance, excellent environmental performance and top tier financial performance. From 1997 to 2007 he served in various roles at Weyerhaeuser Company, including Vice President and Mill Manager. He is a member of the boards of directors of the National Association of Manufacturers and, the Cowlitz County Economic Development Committee, and was formerly a board member of the American Forest and Paper Association. Mr. Nebel has over 35 years of experience in the paper and packaging industry. Mr. Nebel earned a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University.

Andrea Tarbox

Ms. Andrea K. Tarbox is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation. Ms. Tarbox served as a financial consultant to the Company from April 2006 until her appointment as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Tarbox played a key financial role in the acquisition by the Company of the Kraft Papers Business from International Paper Company. From March 2003 through March 2006, Ms. Tarbox served as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer for Uniscribe Professional Services, Inc. From July 1994 until February 2003, Ms. Tarbox was employed by Gartner Inc., last serving as Group Vice President-Finance and Treasurer. Prior to that, Ms. Tarbox assumed financial positions of increasing responsibility in several global companies including British Petroleum, p.l.c. and Fortune Brands, Inc. Ms. Tarbox began her career with Ernst & Young LLP and is a Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Tarbox earned a B.A. degree in Psychology from Connecticut College and an M.B.A. from the University of Rhode Island.

David Gabriel

Mr. David G. Gabriel has been appointed as Director of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation effective May 16, 2013. He has held the offices of President and Chief Executive Officer of Sonepar North America since September, 2009. From May, 2003 thru August 2009, Mr. Gabriel served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hagemeyer North America. Prior to 2003, he served as Senior Vice President/ General Manager of Tenneco Automotive’s North American aftermarket business. Mr. Gabriel earned his Bachelor of Science in Packaging Engineering from Michigan State University.

Robert Bahash

Mr. Robert J. Bahash is appointed as Independent Director of the company effective July 24, 2014. He was the President of McGraw-Hill Education from November 2010 until his retirement in June 2012. Prior to that time, he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of the McGraw-Hill Companies for 22 years. Mr. Bahash is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Financial Executives Institute, and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. He was a member of the Board of Directors for WMS Industries, Inc. until the Fall of 2013 when the company was sold to Scientific Games, Inc. He graduated from Mount St. Mary’s College (Maryland) with a B.S. degree in accounting and received an M.B.A. in finance from New York University.

John Chapman

Mr. John M. Chapman is an Independent Director of Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation since Company's inception in April 2005. Mr. Chapman is a co-founder and has been a managing member of Arcade Partners LLC, a private equity firm, since November 2003. Mr. Chapman was a founding director and chief financial officer of Arcade Acquisition Corporation, a blank check acquisition company that completed its initial public offering in May 2007, and which dissolved in May 2009. Since January 2004, he has been a Managing Director of Washington & Congress Managers, a private equity firm. From March 1990 through December 2003, he was employed by Triumph Capital Group, Inc, a private equity firm, last serving as a Managing Director. Mr. Chapman received a B.A. from Bates College and an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Jonathan Furer

Mr. Jonathan R. Furer is an Independent Director of Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation since Company's inception in April 2005. Mr. Furer is a co-founder and has been a managing member of Arcade Partners LLC, a private equity firm, since November 2003 and was a founding director and chief executive officer of Arcade Acquisition Corporation, a blank check acquisition company that was founded in January 2007 and completed its initial public offering in May 2007. Arcade Acquisition Corporation was dissolved in May 2009. Mr. Furer has been a director of Home Care Industries, a consumer products company engaged in the manufacture and distribution of floor care products, and in May 2010, was appointed its chairman. Mr. Furer received a B.B.A. in international business from George Washington University.

Brian Gamache

Mr. Brian R. Gamache is Presiding Independent Director of Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation since October 2009. Mr. Gamache has served as the Chief Executive Officer of WMS Industries, a supplier to the gaming industry, since 2001 and was named Chairman of that company in July 2008. Mr. Gamache was originally appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer of WMS Industries in April of 2000, and was subsequently named that company's President and Chief Executive Officer concurrently with his appointment to its Board of Directors in June 2001. Mr. Gamache is a member of the Board of the American Gaming Association, serving as the Chair of its Finance Committee, and is a Trustee of Lake Forest Academy and the Lake Forest Country Day School. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Florida.

Ronald Gidwitz

Mr. Ronald J. Gidwitz is an Independent Director of Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation, since October 2008, Mr. Gidwitz co-founded GCG Partners, a strategic consulting and equity firm, in 1998 and has since served as a partner at that firm. Since 1979 he has served as a director of Continental Materials Corporation. From 1996 to 1998, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Unilever HPC Helene Curtis Business Unit. Previously, Mr. Gidwitz served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Helene Curtis. Mr. Gidwitz is a graduate of Brown University.

Matthew Paull

Mr. Matthew H. Paull is an Independent Director of Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation since September 2010. Mr. Paull was Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of McDonald's Corporation, a worldwide foodservice retailer, from July 2001 until he retired from that position in January 2008. He was named to the Best Buy Co., Inc. Board of Directors in September 2003 and in June 2010 was elected the Lead Independent Director of the Best Buy Board of Directors. Mr. Paull also serves as an Advisory Director of Pershing Square Capital and on the Advisory Board of the One Acre Fund, a charity focused on improving the productivity of family farms in Africa. Previously Mr. Paull served as a board member of the Loyola Ronald McDonald House and as an advisory council member for the Federal Reserve Board of Chicago. He is a former executive professor in residence at the University of San Diego. Mr. Paull earned his Bachelor of Arts degree and Master's degree in accounting at the University of Illinois.

Maurice Reznik

Mr. Maurice Reznik is appointed as Independent Director of the company effective July 24, 2014. He held the office of Chief Executive Officer, and was a member of the Board of Directors of Maidenform, Inc. from 2008 until the sale of Maidenform, Inc. earlier this year. He served as the company’s President from 1998 to 2008. Maidenform, Inc. is a global publicly traded, direct to consumer and wholesale intimate apparel company with $600 million in revenues. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Reznik was the President of Warner’s Intimate Apparel Group, North America. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Movado Group, Inc., For the Love of Life Colon Cancer Foundation at Sloan Kettering, Dignity U Wear Foundation and Queens College. Mr. Reznik received a B.A. degree from Queens College.

David Storch

Mr. David P. Storch is an Independent Director of Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation since October 2009, Mr. Storch has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AAR, a provider of diverse products and value-added services to the worldwide aviation/aerospace industry, since June 2007. From October 2005 until June 2007 he served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AAR. From 1996 to October 2005 he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of AAR. Mr. Storch has served on the board of Unitrim, Inc., since May of 2010. He has served on the boards of The Executive Club of Chicago and the Chicago Urban League. He currently is a member of the Economics Club of Chicago and the World Presidents' Organization, and serves on the board of the Wings Club. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ithaca College.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Roger Stone

541,088 6,057,520

Matthew Kaplan

494,992 7,995,220

Timothy Keneally

28,161 938,203

Randy Nebel

0 0

Andrea Tarbox

30,548 891,359

David Gabriel

0 0

Robert Bahash

0 0

John Chapman

0 0

Jonathan Furer

0 0

Brian Gamache

0 0

Ronald Gidwitz

0 0

Matthew Paull

0 0

Maurice Reznik

0 0

David Storch

0 0
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