People: Lydall Inc (LDL.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

W. Duffy

74 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

Dale Barnhart

61 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Julian

51 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

James Laughlan

41 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Chad McDaniel

40 2013 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

William Lachenmeyer

55 2013 Vice President - Human Resources

Kathleen Burdett

58 2003 Independent Director

Matthew Farrell

57 2003 Independent Director

Marc Giles

58 2008 Independent Director

William Gurley

65 2006 Independent Director

Suzanne Hammett

58 2000 Independent Director

S. Soderstrom

60 2003 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

W. Duffy

Mr. W. Leslie Duffy, Esq., is Independent Chairman of the Board of Lydall, Inc. He has served as a Director since May 1992, as Chair of our Board since August 2005 and as a member of our Corporate Governance Committee since May 2003. Mr. Duffy is a retired partner of the law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, where he worked from 1965 to 2012.

Dale Barnhart

Mr. Dale G. Barnhart is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Lydall Inc. 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.

Robert Julian

Mr. Robert K. Julian is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Lydall, Inc. Mr. Julian will be leaving his position as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Legrand North America (LNA), a $1 billion subsidiary of Legrand, S.A. headquartered in Limoges, France, to join Lydall. Legrand manufactures products and systems for electrical installations and information networks for commercial, residential and industrial buildings. During his 8 year tenure with Legrand, Mr. Julian directed and oversaw all financial aspects of LNA and its subsidiaries, including business strategy and analysis and financial due diligence in support of several acquisitions and operational integrations. Prior to his tenure at Legrand, Mr. Julian was the Vice President and Controller -- Worldwide Strategic Sourcing of Fisher Scientific International, Inc. Previously Mr. Julian held key financial leadership roles at Cisco Systems, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., and Rockwell International, Inc. Robert holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, and earned a B.A. in Finance from Michigan State University, with honors.

James Laughlan

Mr. James V. Laughlan is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of Lydall, Inc. 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 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Lydall, Inc., effective May 29, 2013. Mr. McDaniel will be leaving his position as Associate General Counsel of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a division of United Technologies Corporation ("UTC"), to join Lydall. UTC is a manufacturer of high-technology products and services for the global aerospace and building systems industries. During his tenure with UTC, Mr. McDaniel also held the positions of Director; Executive Assistant to the President at UTC's Fire and Security division from 2010 to 2012, and Assistant Counsel at UTC's Pratt & Whitney division from 2007 to 2010. He began his legal career in private practice, spending five years as a corporate associate focused on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance, and private equity financing/fund formation. Chad holds a Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Connecticut School of Law and earned a B.S. in Political Science from Southern Connecticut State University. He has been admitted to practice in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Florida. Chad is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he served as a Nuclear Weapons Specialist and was also a member of the Connecticut Air National Guard.

William Lachenmeyer

Mr. William M. Lachenmeyer is Vice President - Human Resources of Lydall, Inc. Mr. Lachenmeyer's most recent position was with Smith & Wesson, a publicly-traded manufacturer of firearms, as its Vice President Human Resources. In this capacity, Mr. Lachenmeyer led the human resource, employee benefits, security and environmental functions, and served as a strategic partner to the businesses to help attract, retain, and strengthen Smith & Wesson's talent. He also worked closely with the CEO and members of the compensation committee of the board to align executive compensation programs with the public company environment. Prior to his tenure at Smith & Wesson, Mr. Lachenmeyer held several director-level human resource positions at Omnova Solutions, Inc. He also held human resource roles of increasing responsibilities with Alcoa Fastening Systems and Colgate-Palmolive Company. Mr. Lachenmeyer earned a B.S. in Business Administration from State University of New York, and a Masters of Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University.

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. He has as a member of our Audit Review Committee since August 2003 and as a member of our Compensation Committee since August 2004. Mr. Farrell currently is the Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Church & Dwight Co., Inc., which manufactures and markets a wide range of products under the ARM & HAMMER® and other brand names. He has held that position since 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Farrell served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Alpharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company. In addition, Mr. Farrell previously served as Director, Corporate Audit, and Chief Financial Officer of the specialty chemicals business for AlliedSignal and as Vice President, Investor Relations and Communication, and member of the enterprise leadership team at Ingersoll-Rand PLC. 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. He has served as a member of each of our Compensation Committee and our Corporate Governance Committee since April 2008. Mr. Giles currently serves on the board of Checkpoint Systems, Inc., a global supplier of shrink management, merchandise visibility and apparel labeling solutions. He is also a Director of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (“Gerber Scientific”), a manufacturer that provides software, computerized manufacturing systems, supplies and services to a wide variety of industries, which was acquired by a private equity firm in August 2011. 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 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. He has served as Chair of our Compensation Committee since April 2008 and as a member of our Corporate Governance Committee since April 2006. From 2005 to 2011, 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. Hammettis serves as a member of our Audit Review Committee since May 2003 and as a member of our Compensation Committee since April 2004. 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.

S. Soderstrom

Mr. S. Carl Soderstrom, Jr., is Independent Directors of Lydall, Inc. He serves as Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee since August 2004 and as a member of the Audit Review Committee since June 2003. Mr. Soderstrom currently is a member of the Board of Directors of FreightCar America, Inc., or FreightCar America, and serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of their Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Strategy and Growth Committee. In addition, Mr. Soderstrom currently is a member of the Board of Directors of Westar Energy, Inc., or Westar Energy, and serves as a member of their Nominating and Governance Committee and Finance Committee. From 1986 until his retirement in 2004, Mr. Soderstrom held various senior positions at ArvinMeritor, Inc., or ArvinMeritor, 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 ArvinMeritor, Mr. Soderstrom held positions with General Electric Company and the ALCO Controls Division of Emerson Electric Co.

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