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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

W. Duffy

75 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

Dale Barnhart

63 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Scott Deakin

49 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Paul Marold

54 2016 President - Lydall Performance Materials

James Laughlan

43 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Chad McDaniel

42 2013 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Joseph Abbruzzi

57 2014 President, Industrial Filtration

William Feld

53 2014 Vice President, General Manager of Lydall Thermal/Acoustical Fibers

William Hume

53 2014 Senior Vice President, General Manager of Lydall Thermal/Acoustical Metals

Kathleen Burdett

59 2003 Independent Director

Matthew Farrell

59 2003 Independent Director

Marc Giles

60 2008 Independent Director

William Gurley

66 2006 Independent Director

Suzanne Hammett

59 2000 Independent Director

S. Soderstrom

62 2003 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

W. Duffy

Mr. W. Leslie Duffy, Esq., is Independent Chairman of the Board of Lydall, Inc. Mr. Duffy is a retired partner of the law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, where he worked from 1965 through 2012.

Dale Barnhart

Mr. Dale G. Barnhart is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Lydall Inc., since 2007. Mr. Barnhart was the Chief Executive Officer of Synventive Molding Solutions, a manufacturer of hot runner systems, machine nozzles, temperature controllers and sprue bushings for the injection molding industry, from 2005 to 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Barnhart was a consultant working with two private equity groups and was President of Invensys Climate Control, a provider of products and services to the heating, ventilating and air conditioning and commercial refrigeration markets.

Scott Deakin

Mr. Scott M. Deakin has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Lydall, Inc., effective September 8, 2015. Mr. Deakin will be joining Lydall from his position as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc., a diversified global manufacturer with operating segments that serve the aerospace & defense, life sciences, specialty chemicals, and food & flavoring industries. Prior to Ensign-Bickford, Mr. Deakin served as a strategy and operations consultant, and held financial leadership and general manager roles with leading diversified companies, including Eaton Corporation and Barnes Group Inc. In his last role at Eaton, Mr. Deakin served as the General Manager of the Power Products Division, a leading global supplier of hydraulic pumps and motors. Mr. Deakin holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and an undergraduate degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University.

Paul Marold

Mr. Paul A. Marold is President - Lydall Performance Materials of the company. He holds a B.S. in Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and completed his post-graduate studies at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry (INDA) and a former member of the Board of Directors of the National Air Filtration Association (NAFA).

James Laughlan

Mr. James V. Laughlan is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of Lydall, Inc., since 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Laughlan was formerly Principal Accounting Officer and Controller (December 4, 2007); formerly Controller (October 17, 2005). formerly Chief Accounting Officer, Controller and Treasurer (July 27, 2012); Mr. Laughlan is a certified public accountant.

Chad McDaniel

Mr. Chad A. McDaniel has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of Lydall, Inc., effective May 13, 2015. Formerly Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary (May 10, 2013); Associate General Counsel, United Technologies Corporation (“UTC”), Sikorsky Aircraft division (2012 – 2013), Director; Executive Assistant to the President, UTC Fire & Security division (2010 – 2012); UTC is a manufacturer of high-technology products and services for the global aerospace and building systems industries.

Joseph Abbruzzi

Mr. Joseph A. Abbruzzi is President - Industrial Filtration of the company since February 2014. He is formerly Senior Vice President, General Manager of Lydall Thermal/Acoustical Fibers since March 14, 2011. He is Vice President & General Manager, Guardian Automotive, Glass Division (2007 - 2010), a manufacturer of glass products for commercial, residential, interiors, automotive, energy/solar, and technical glass industries.

William Feld

William M. Feld is Vice President, General Manager of Lydall Thermal/Acoustical Fibers since February 24, 2014. Formerly Vice President of Operations, Performance Materials (December 10, 2012); formerly Director Engineering, Lydall Thermal/Acoustical Metals (July 11, 2011); Principle, BNJS Management Group, (2009 - 2011), a consulting group providing expertise relating to start-up, business development, and operations excellence.

William Hume

William J. Hume is Senior Vice President, General Manager of Lydall Thermal/Acoustical Metals since August 19, 2014. Formerly Senior Vice President, General Manager, Charter Medical Ltd. (January 2, 2012), formerly Director Lean Six Sigma, Lydall, Inc. (September 12, 2011), formerly General Manager, Affinity, a former subsidiary of Lydall,Inc. (March 9, 2009).

Kathleen Burdett

Ms. Kathleen Burdett is Independent Director of Lydall, Inc. Ms. Burdettwas has served as Chair of our Audit Review Committee since April 2004 and as a member of our Corporate Governance Committee since April 2008. Ms. Burdett served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dexter Corporation (“Dexter”), a developer and manufacturer of nonwoven products primarily used in the food packaging, medical, and hygiene markets, specialty polymers primarily used in the aerospace and electronics markets and precise, reproducible biological, and biochemical products used for applications in the life sciences industry, from 1994 until Dexter’s merger with Invitrogen Corporation (“Invitrogen”), in 2000. From 2000 until her retirement in 2002, Ms. Burdett served as a consultant to Invitrogen. Prior to that, Ms. Burdett served as the Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of Dexter and as a member of the Board of Directors of Life Technologies, Inc. (“Life Technologies”), a majority owned subsidiary of Dexter, and as Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee and the Compensation Committee of Life Technologies.

Matthew Farrell

Mr. Matthew T. Farrell is Independent Director of Lydall, Inc. Mr. Farrell has been Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (“Church & Dwight”), which manufactures and markets a wide range of products under the ARM & HAMMER® and other brand names. From 2007 through 2014, Mr. Farrell was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Church & Dwight, and from 2006 through 2007, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Church & Dwight. Prior to that, Mr. Farrell was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alpharma Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company; he served as Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications at Ingersoll-Rand Ltd., and he held various senior financial positions at AlliedSignal Inc. Mr. Farrell began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, where he was an audit partner from 1989 until 1994.

Marc Giles

Mr. Marc T. Giles is Independent Director of Lydall, Inc. Mr. Giles has served as a director of Checkpoint Systems, Inc., a global leader in merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, since March 2013, where he also serves as a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees; Intevac, Inc., a leader in thin film processing technologies and developer of advanced high sensitivity digital sensors, cameras, and integrated systems, since May 2014, where he also serves as a member of the Audit Committee; and Gerber Scientific, Inc. (“Gerber Scientific”), a manufacturer that provides software, computerized manufacturing systems, supplies and services to a wide variety of industries, since 2001. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Gerber Scientific from 2001 until February 2012 and provided transitional executive services to Gerber Scientific through his retirement on December 31, 2012. Mr. Giles previously served as Senior Vice President and President of Gerber Technology, Inc. (“Gerber Technology”), a subsidiary of Gerber Scientific. Prior to joining Gerber Technology, Mr. Giles served in several senior positions in business unit management, strategy development, mergers and acquisitions and sales and marketing management with FMC Corp., a manufacturer of machinery and chemicals.

William Gurley

Mr. William D. Gurley is Independent Director of Lydall, Inc. Mr. Gurley served as a member of the New England Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. From 1995 until his retirement in 2006, Mr. Gurley served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Stanadyne Corporation (“Stanadyne”), an engine components and fuel systems manufacturer for industries including automotive and filtration. Prior to that, Mr. Gurley held various senior executive positions at Stanadyne, including Executive Vice President of Marketing, Engineering and Operations. Mr. Gurley served as a Director on Stanadyne’s Board of Directors from 1989 to 2006. Prior to joining Stanadyne, Mr. Gurley worked in the Automotive Products Division of Garrett Corporation and the Packard Electric Division of General Motors Corporation.

Suzanne Hammett

Ms. Suzanne Hammett is the Independent Director of Lydall, Inc. Ms. Hammett currently is the Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Credit Risk Officer for Capital One, N.A., a diversified bank that offers financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. She has held that position since 2007. Prior to joining Capital One, N.A., Ms. Hammett served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer for the Radian Group Inc., a credit enhancement company, from 2005 to 2007. Ms. Hammett began her career with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., where she was an Executive Vice President and held numerous senior positions, including Head of Credit Risk Policy, during her 28 year career with this institution.

S. Soderstrom

Mr. S. Carl Soderstrom, Jr., is Independent Directors of Lydall, Inc. Mr. Soderstrom currently is a member of the Board of Directors of FreightCar America, Inc. and serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of their Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. In addition, Mr. Soderstrom currently is a member of the Board of Directors of Westar Energy, Inc. and serves as a member of both their Audit and their Finance Committees. From 1986 until his retirement in 2004, Mr. Soderstrom held various senior positions at Rockwell Automotive, the automotive business of Rockwell International (subsequently spun off and merged to form ArvinMeritor, Inc.) and ArvinMeritor, Inc., now known as Meritor, Inc., which at the time was a global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components serving light vehicle, commercial truck, trailer and specialty original equipment manufacturers and certain aftermarkets, including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Rockwell Automotive, Mr. Soderstrom held positions with General Electric Company and the ALCO Controls Division of Emerson Electric Co.