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Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Barry

58 2009 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Mary Hall

59 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Joseph Berquist

45 2010 Vice President and Managing Director, North America

Dieter Laininger

53 2013 Vice President and Managing Director – South America and Global Leader – Primary Metals

Wilbert Platzer

56 2006 Vice President and Managing Director – EMEA

Adrian Steeples

56 2013 Vice President and Managing Director, Asia/Pacific

Ronald Ettinger

64 2011 Vice President - Human Resources

D Benoliel

58 2015 Vice President and Global Leader – Metalworking and Can

Joseph Matrange

74 2008 Vice President and Global Leader – Coatings

Jan Nieman

55 2014 Vice President and Global Leader – Grease and Fluid Power, Global Strategy and Marketing

Shane Hostetter

35 2014 Global Controller

Donald Caldwell

70 1997 Independent Director

Robert Chappell

72 1997 Independent Director

William Cook

73 2000 Independent Director

Mark Douglas

54 2013 Independent Director

Jeffry Frisby

61 2006 Independent Director

William Osborne

57 2016 Independent Director

Robert Rock

66 1996 Independent Director

Fay West

48 2016 Independent Director

Victoria Gehris

2015 Assistant Corporate Secretary and Shareholder Administrator

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Barry

Mr. Michael F. Barry serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Quaker Chemical Corporation. Mr. Barry, who has been employed by the Company since 1998, has served as Chairman of the Board since May 2009, in addition to his position as Chief Executive Officer and President held since October 2008. He served as interim Chief Financial Officer from October through November 2015. He served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director – North America from January 2006 to October 2008. He served as Senior Vice President and Global Industry Leader – Metalworking and Coatings from July through December 2005. He served as Vice President and Global Industry Leader – Industrial Metalworking and Coatings from January 2004 through June 2005 and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1998 to August 2004.

Mary Hall

Ms. Mary Dean Hall is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of Quaker Chemical Corporation. Ms. Hall has served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since she joined the Company in November 2015. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Hall served as the Vice President and Treasurer of Eastman Chemical Company from April 2009 until October 2015. Prior to that role, she held various senior-level financial positions of increasing responsibility with Eastman from 1995 through 2009, including Treasurer, Vice President, and Controller, and Vice President, Finance.

Joseph Berquist

Mr. Joseph A. Berquist is Vice President and Managing Director, North America of Quaker Chemical Corporation. Mr. Berquist, who has been employed by the Company since 1997, has served as Vice President and Managing Director – North America since April 2010.

Dieter Laininger

Mr. Dieter Laininger is Vice President and Managing Director – South America and Global Leader – Primary Metals of Quaker Chemical Corporation. Mr. Laininger, who has been employed by the Company since 1991, has served as Vice President and Managing Director – South America, since January 2013, in addition to his position as Vice President and Global Leader – Primary Metals, to which he was appointed in June 2011.

Wilbert Platzer

Mr. Wilbert Platzer Vice President and Managing Director – EMEA of Quaker Chemical Corporation, since January 2006. Mr. Platzer, who has been employed by the Company since 1995, has served as Vice President and Managing Director – EMEA since January 2006.

Adrian Steeples

Mr. Adrian Steeples is Vice President and Managing Director, Asia/Pacific of Quaker Chemical Corporation, effective July 1, 2013. Mr. Steeples, who has been employed by the Company since 2010, has served as Vice President and Managing Director – Asia/Pacific since July 2013. He served as Industry Business Director – Metalworking from March 2011 through June 2013.

Ronald Ettinger

Mr. Ronald S. Ettinger is Vice President - Human Resources of Quaker Chemical Corporation. Mr. Ettinger, who has been employed by the Company since 2002, has served as Vice President-Human Resources since December 2011.

D Benoliel

Mr. D. Jeffry Benoliel is Vice President and Global Leader – Metalworking and Can of Quaker Chemical Corporation since May 1 2015, Mr. Benoliel, who has been employed by the Company since 1995, has served as Global Leader – Mining since May 2014, in addition to his position as Vice President and Global Leader – Metalworking and Can since July 2013 and his role as Corporate Secretary, a position held from 1998 through March 2015. He served as Vice President – Global Metalworking and Fluid Power from June 2011 through June 2013 and served as General Counsel from 2001 to March 2012.

Joseph Matrange

Mr. Joseph F. Matrange is Vice President and Global Leader – Coatings of Quaker Chemical Corporation, since October 2008. Mr. Matrange, who has been employed by the Company since 2000, has served as Vice President and Global Leader – Coatings since October 2008. He has also served as President of AC Products, Inc., a California subsidiary, since October 2000, and Epmar Corporation, a California subsidiary, since April 2002.

Jan Nieman

Mr. Jan F. Nieman is Vice President and Global Leader – Grease and Fluid Power, Global Strategy and Marketing of the company since May 2014. Mr. Nieman, who has been employed by the Company since 1992, has served as Vice President – Global Strategy and Marketing since May 2014, in addition to his position as Global Leader – Grease and Fluid Power since August 2013. He also served as Global Leader – Mining from August 2013 through April 2014. He served as Vice President and Managing Director – Asia/Pacific from February 2005 through July 2013.

Shane Hostetter

Mr. Shane W. Hostetter has served as Global Controller of Quaker Chemical Corporation since September 1, 2014. Mr. Hostetter, who has been employed by the Company since July 2011, has served as Global Controller since September 2014. He served as Corporate Controller from May 2013 to August 2014. He served as Assistant Global Controller from July 2011 to May 2013.

Donald Caldwell

Mr. Donald R. Caldwell, CPA, is an Independent Director of Quaker Chemical Corporation, since 1997. Mr. Caldwell, an experienced and successful investor, co-founded Cross Atlantic Capital Partners, Inc., a venture capital management company, and has served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1999. He is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of InsPro Technologies Corporation, one of Cross Atlantic Capital Partners’ portfolio companies. Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., a holding company with investments in the growth-stage technology and life sciences businesses, from February 1996 to February 1999. Mr. Caldwell has been our Lead Director since 2016. He is also a director of InsPro Technologies Corporation, Lightning Gaming, Inc. and Rubicon Technology, Inc., all Cross Atlantic Capital Partners’ portfolio companies, and a director of Haverford Trust Company, and was a director of Fox Chase Bancorp. Inc. from October 2014 until July 2016.

Robert Chappell

Mr. Robert E. Chappell is an Independent Director of Quaker Chemical Corporation, since 1997. Mr. Chappell was the Chairman of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, a mutual life insurance company providing life insurance and annuity products, from January 1997 to June 2013 when he retired; its Chief Executive Officer from April 1995 to February 2011; and its President from January 2008 to March 2010. Mr. Chappell currently serves as a director of CSS Industries, Inc. and as a trustee of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company.

William Cook

Mr. William Rand Cook is an Independent Director of Quaker Chemical Corporation. Mr. Cook was President and Chief Executive Officer of Severn Trent Services, Inc., a water purification products and laboratory and operating services company, from 1999 until his retirement in June 2002. Previously, he served in a variety of positions in the chemical industry. From 1993 until 1998, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Betz Dearborn, Inc., a producer of specialty water treatment and industrial process chemicals. He was Vice Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Hercules, Inc., a specialty chemicals maker, from October 1998 until January 1999. Mr. Cook is also a director of Teleflex Incorporated and a trustee of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Mark Douglas

Mr. Mark A. Douglas is an Independent Director of Quaker Chemical Corp. Mr. Douglas has been President, FMC Agricultural Solutions of FMC Corporation, since October 2012. FMC is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. He previously was FMC’s President, Industrial Chemicals Group from January 2011 to September 2012 and Vice President, Global Operations and International Development from March to December 2010. Before joining FMC, Mr. Douglas held various senior management positions with Dow Chemical, a leader in specialty chemicals delivering products and solutions to sectors such as electronics, water, energy and coatings. He was Vice President, President–Asia, Dow Advanced Materials from April to December 2009. Prior to that, he was based in Shanghai, China as Corporate Vice President, President–Asia, Rohm and Haas Company, a chemical manufacturing company, from March 2007 to April 2009.

Jeffry Frisby

Mr. Jeffry D. Frisby is an Independent Director of Quaker Chemical Corporation, since 2006. Mr. Frisby was Chief Executive Officer of Triumph Group, Inc., a public company that is a global leader in manufacturing and overhauling aerospace structures, systems and components, from July 2012 to April 2015, and its President from July 2009 to April 2015. He was also Triumph’s Chief Operating Officer from July 2009 to July 2012. Previously, he was Group President of Triumph Aerospace Systems Group, a group of companies that design, engineer and manufacture a wide range of proprietary and build-to-print components, assemblies and systems for the global aerospace original equipment manufacturers, from April 2003 to July 2009. He also held a variety of other positions within the Triumph Group as well as a predecessor group company, Frisby Aerospace, Inc. Mr. Frisby served as a Director of Triumph Group, Inc. from 2012 to April 2015. Mr. Frisby currently serves as a director of Astronics Corporation and PCX Aerostructures, LLC.

William Osborne

Mr. William H. Osborne is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Osborne has been Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing and Quality at Navistar International Corporation, a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, since August 2013. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Custom Products at Navistar from May 2011 to August 2013. Before joining Navistar, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Federal Signal Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial and airport customers, from September 2008 to October 2010.

Robert Rock

Mr. Robert H. Rock is an Independent Director of Quaker Chemical Corporation, since 1996. Mr. Rock has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MLR Holdings, LLC, an investment company operating in the publishing and information industry, since January 2015, having also served as President of MLR Holdings, LLC (and its predecessor, MLR Publishing Company) since 1989. Previously, he was Chairman of The Hay Group, a management consulting firm, from 1984 to 1987. He currently is a trustee of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Fay West

Ms. Fay West is an Independent Director of the company. Ms. West has, since October 2014, been Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SunCoke Energy, Inc., the largest independent producer of coke in the Americas, with 50 years of experience supplying coke to the integrated steel industry, and SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership that manufactures coke used in the blast furnace production of steel and provides coal handling services to the coke, steel and power industries. Previously, she was SunCoke Energy’s Vice President and Controller from February 2011 to October 2014 and Vice President and Controller of SunCoke Energy Partners GP LLC, the general partner of SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. from July 2012 to October 2014. Prior to joining SunCoke Energy, Ms. West was Assistant Controller at United Continental Holdings, Inc., an airline holding company, from April 2010 to January 2011. Ms. West currently serves as a director of SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P.

Victoria Gehris