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Lennox International Inc (LII.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Todd Bluedorn

52 2012 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Reitmeier

51 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Daniel Sessa

51 2007 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Prakash Bedapudi

49 2008 Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President

John Torres

57 2008 Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary

Terry Johnston

58 2013 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Operating Officer - North America Commercial Heating & Cooling

David Moon

54 2006 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Operating Officer - LII Worldwide Refrigeration

Douglas Young

53 2006 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Operating Officer - LII Residential Heating & Cooling

Roy Rumbough

60 2009 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Todd Teske

51 2015 Lead Independent Director

Janet Cooper

62 1999 Independent Director

John Major

70 1993 Independent Director

Max Mitchell

52 2016 Independent Director

John Norris

58 2001 Independent Director

Karen Quintos

52 2014 Independent Director

Kim Rucker

49 2015 Independent Director

Paul Schmidt

71 2005 Independent Director

Terry Stinson

74 1998 Independent Director

Gregory Swienton

66 2010 Independent Director

Steve Harrison

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Todd Bluedorn

Mr. Todd M. Bluedorn is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Lennox International Inc. Mr. Bluedorn was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors in May 2012. Prior to joining Lennox International, Mr. Bluedorn served in numerous senior management positions for United Technologies since 1995, including President, Americas - Otis Elevator Company; President, North America - Commercial Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning for Carrier Corporation; and President, Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial. He began his professional career with McKinsey & Company in 1992. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering, Mr. Bluedorn served in the United States Army as a combat engineer officer and United States Army Ranger from 1985 to 1990. He received his MBA from Harvard University School of Business in 1992. Mr. Bluedorn also serves on the Board of Directors of Eaton Corporation, a diversified industrial manufacturer, and on the Board of Trustees of Washington University in St. Louis.

Joseph Reitmeier

Mr. Joseph W. Reitmeier is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Lennox International Inc., since July 17, 2012. He had served as Vice President of Finance for the LII’s Commercial Heating & Cooling segment since 2007 and as Director of Internal Audit from 2005 to 2007. Before joining the company, he held financial leadership roles at Cummins Inc. and PolyOne Corporation. He is a director of Watts Water Technologies, Inc., a global provider of plumbing, heating and water quality solutions for residential, industrial, municipal and commercial settings. Mr. Reitmeier holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Akron and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Daniel Sessa

Mr. Daniel M. Sessa is Chief Human Resources Officer, Executive Vice President of Lennox International Inc., since June 2007. He had previously served in numerous senior human resources and legal leadership positions for United Technologies Corporation since 1996, including Vice President, Human Resources for Otis Elevator Company - Americas from 2005 to 2007, Director, Employee Benefits and Human Resources Systems for United Technologies Corporation from 2004 to 2005, and Director, Human Resources for Pratt & Whitney from 2002 to 2004. He holds a bachelor of arts in law and society from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a juris doctor from the Hofstra University School of Law.

Prakash Bedapudi

Mr. Prakash Bedapudi is Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President of Lennox International Inc., since July 2008. He had previously served as Vice President, Global Engineering and Program Management for Trane Inc. Commercial Systems from 2006 through 2008, and as Vice President, Engineering and Technology for Trane's Residential Systems division from 2003 through 2006. Prior to his career at Trane, Mr. Bedapudi served in senior engineering leadership positions for GE Transportation Systems, a division of General Electric Company, and for Cummins Engine Company. He holds a bachelor of science in mechanical/automotive engineering from Karnataka University, India and a master's of science in mechanical/aeronautical engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

John Torres

Mr. John D.Torres is Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary of Lennox International Inc., since December 2008. He had previously served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Freescale Semiconductor, a semiconductor manufacturer that was originally part of Motorola. He joined Motorola's legal department as Senior Counsel in 1996 and was appointed Vice President, General Counsel of the company's semiconductor business in 2001. Prior to joining Motorola, Mr. Torres served 13 years in private practice in Phoenix, specializing in commercial law. He holds a bachelor of arts from Notre Dame and a juris doctor from the University of Chicago.

Terry Johnston

Mr. Terry L. Johnston is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Operating Officer - North America Commercial Heating & Cooling of Lennox International Inc., since January 2013. He had previously served as Vice President and General Manager of LII's North America commercial equipment business, and before that, held marketing leadership roles in LII's residential and commercial businesses. Prior to joining LII in 2001, Mr. Johnston spent 20 years at General Electric Company in a variety of product management and sales and marketing roles. He holds a BS in Marketing from the University of Arkansas.

David Moon

Mr. David W. Moon is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Operating Officer - LII Worldwide Refrigeration of Lennox International Inc., since August 2006. He had previously served as Vice President and General Manager of Worldwide Refrigeration, Americas Operations since 2002. Prior to serving in that position, he served as Managing Director in Australia beginning in 1999, where his responsibilities included heat transfer manufacturing and distribution, refrigeration wholesaling and manufacturing, and HVAC manufacturing and distribution in Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Moon originally joined LII in 1998 as Operations Director, Asia Pacific. Prior to that time, Mr. Moon held various management positions at Allied Signal, Inc., Case Corporation, and Tenneco Inc. in the United States, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Germany. He holds a bachelor of science in civil engineering and an MBA from Texas A&M University. Mr. Moon serves on the Board of Directors of American Woodmark Corporation, a kitchen and bath cabinet manufacturer.

Douglas Young

Mr. Douglas L. Young is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Operating Officer - LII Residential Heating & Cooling of Lennox International Inc., since October 2006. Mr. Young had previously served as Vice President and General Manager of North American Residential Products since 2003 and as Vice President and General Manager of Lennox North American Residential Sales, Marketing, and Distribution from 1999 to 2003. Prior to his career with LII, Mr. Young was employed in the Appliances division of GE, where he held various management positions before serving as General Manager of Marketing for GE Appliance division's retail group from 1997 to 1999 and as General Manager of Strategic Initiatives in 1999. He holds a BSBA from Creighton University and a master’s of science in management from Purdue University. Mr. Young serves on the Board of Directors of Beacon Roofing Supply, a general building material distributor. Beginning in 2016, he will serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors of AHRI.

Roy Rumbough

Mr. Roy A. Rumbough, Jr., is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of Lennox International Inc., since July 2006. He had previously served as Vice President, Corporate Controller of Maytag Corporation, a position he held since 2002. From 1998 to 2002, he served as Vice President, Controller of Blodgett Corporation, a portfolio of food service equipment companies and former affiliate of Maytag. Mr. Rumbough's career at Maytag spanned 17 years and included internal audit, financial planning and analysis, and business unit controller roles. Prior to his career at Maytag, he worked for Deloitte and Touche, LLP. He holds a bachelor of arts in accounting from North Carolina State University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Todd Teske

Mr. Todd J. Teske is a Lead Independent Director of Lennox International Inc. He is a member of the Board Governance Committee and the Compensation and Human Resources Committee. In 2010, Mr. Teske became the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Briggs & Stratton Corporation, a world leader in gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment, portable generators, and lawn and garden powered equipment and related accessories. Before becoming CEO of Briggs & Stratton in January 2010, he served as the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, President of its power products business, head of corporate development and Controller. Mr. Teske serves as the Chairman of the Board of Briggs & Stratton. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Badger Meter, Inc., a leading innovator, manufacturer and marketer of flow measurement and control products.

Janet Cooper

Ms. Janet K. Cooper is an Independent Director of Lennox International Inc. She is a member of the Audit Committee and the Public Policy Committee. From 2002 to 2008, Ms. Cooper served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Qwest Communications International Inc. From 2001 to 2002, she served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of McDATA Corporation, a global leader in open storage networking solutions. From 2000 to 2001, she served as Senior Vice President, Finance of Qwest. From 1998 to 2000, she served in various senior level finance positions at US West Inc., a regional Bell operating company, including Vice President, Finance and Controller and Vice President and Treasurer. From 1978 to 1998, Ms. Cooper served in various capacities with the Quaker Oats Company, including Vice President, Treasurer and Tax from 1997 to 1998 and Vice President, Treasurer from 1992 to 1997. Ms. Cooper serves on the Board of Directors of The Toro Company, a manufacturer of equipment for lawn and turf care maintenance; MWH Global, Inc., a private company providing water, wastewater, energy, natural resource, program management, consulting, and construction services to clients around the world and Resonant Inc., a technology company creating RF filters for mobile devices.

John Major

Mr. John E. Major is an Independent Director of Lennox International Inc. He is the Chairman of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee and a member of the Board Governance Committee. Mr. Major is President of MTSG, a company that provides consulting, investment and governance services, which he formed in 2003. From 2003 to 2006, he served as CEO of Apacheta Corporation, a mobile wireless software company whose products are used to manage inventory and deliveries. From 2000 to 2003, he served as Chairman and CEO of Novatel Wireless, Inc., a leading provider of wireless Internet solutions. Prior to joining Novatel Wireless, Mr. Major served as President and CEO of Wireless Knowledge, Inc., a joint venture between Microsoft Corporation and QUALCOMM Inc., from 1998 through 1999. From 1997 to 1998, he served as Executive Vice President of QUALCOMM and President of its Wireless Infrastructure Division. Prior to joining QUALCOMM, Mr. Major served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Motorola, Inc., a manufacturer of telecommunications equipment. Prior to that he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Motorola’s Worldwide Systems Group of the Land Mobile Products Sector. Mr. Major currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Resonant Inc., a technology company creating RF filters for mobile devices, and on the Boards of Directors of Littelfuse, Inc., a manufacturer of circuit protection devices, and ORBCOMM Inc., a satellite communications service provider.

Max Mitchell

Mr. Max H. Mitchell serves as Independent Director of the Company. Max joined Crane Co. in 2004 and before being named president and chief executive officer served in roles of increasing responsibility, including group president of Crane Co.'s largest business segment, and president and chief operating officer. Prior to joining Crane Co. he held senior operational roles at Pentair Corporation and Danaher Corporation. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Tulane University and an MBA in finance and strategic planning from the University of Pittsburgh.

John Norris

Mr. John W. Norris, III, is an Independent Director of Lennox International Inc. He is the Chairman of the Public Policy committee and a member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee. Mr. Norris is a co-founder of Maine Network Partners and is the founding Chairman of the Environmental Funders Network. From 2000 to 2005, he served as the Associate Director of Philanthropy for the Maine Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and from 2006 to 2007 as Program Officer for the Northern Forest Center. Mr. Norris was Co-Founder and President of Borealis, Inc., an outdoor products manufacturer, from 1988 to 2000 and served as an economic development Peace Corps Volunteer in Jamaica, West Indies from 1985 to 1987. Before joining the Peace Corps, Mr. Norris completed a graduate school internship at Lennox Industries Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, in 1983.

Karen Quintos

Ms. Karen H. Quintos is the Independent Director of Lennox International Inc., effective Sept. 8, 2014. She is a member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee and the Public Policy Committee. Ms. Quintos is the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Dell Inc., where she leads marketing for Dell’s global business. She is also responsible for Dell’s brand strategy, global communications, social media, corporate responsibility, customer insights, marketing talent development and agency development. She is also the executive sponsor of the largest employee resource group at Dell, Women in Search of Excellence. Before becoming the Chief Marketing Officer of Dell in September 2010, Ms. Quintos served as Vice President of Dell’s global Public business from January 2008 to September 2010. She has also held various executive roles in marketing and Dell’s services and supply chain management teams since joining Dell in 2000. She came to Dell from Citicorp, where she served as Vice President of Global Operations and Technology and she also held a variety of marketing, operations, planning and supply chain management roles at Merck & Co. She currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the ANA Marketing, Catalyst, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the Penn State’s Smeal Business School.

Kim Rucker

Ms. Kim K. W. Rucker is an Independent Director of the Company., effective June 10, 2015. She is a member of the Audit Committee and the Board Governance Committee. Ms. Rucker became Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Tesoro Corporation in March 2016 and previously was Executive Vice President, Corporate & Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Kraft Foods Group, Inc., a global manufacturer and distributor of food products and beverages until July 2015. Prior to joining Kraft in 2012, Ms. Rucker served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer at Avon Products, Inc., a global manufacturer of beauty and related products, since 2008. Before joining Avon, Ms. Rucker was Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer for Energy Future Holdings, Corp., an energy company, since 2004. She began her legal career at Sidley Austin LLP in its Chicago, Illinois office. Ms. Rucker has a BBA in Economics from the University of Iowa, a JD from Harvard Law School and a Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Paul Schmidt

Mr. Paul W. Schmidt is an the Independent Director of Lennox International Inc. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Public Policy Committee. In early 2007, Mr. Schmidt retired from his position as Corporate Controller of General Motors Corporation, a position he held since 2002. He began his career in 1969 as an analyst with the Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors and subsequently served in a wide variety of senior leadership roles for General Motors, including financial, product and factory management, business planning, investor relations and international operations. Mr. Schmidt also served as Director of Capital, Performance and Overseas Analysis in General Motors’s New York Treasurer’s Office.

Terry Stinson

Mr. Terry Dewayne Stinson is an Independent Director of Lennox International Inc. He is a member of the Board Governance Committee and the Compensation and Human Resources Committee. Mr. Stinson currently serves as Executive Vice President of AAR Corp., an international, publicly traded aerospace manufacturing and services firm. In addition, Mr. Stinson has served as CEO of his own consulting practice, Stinson Consulting, LLC, engaged in strategic alliances and marketing for the aerospace industry, since 2001. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Stinson served as CEO of Xelus, Inc., a collaborative enterprise service management solution company. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Stinson was Chairman and CEO of Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of vertical lift aircraft, and served as its President from 1996 to 1998. From 1991 to 1996, Mr. Stinson served as Group Vice President and Segment President of Textron Aerospace Systems and Components for Textron Inc. Prior to that position, he was President of the Hamilton Standard Division of United Technologies Corporation, a defense supply company, since 1986. Mr. Stinson is on the Board of Directors of CPI Aerostructures, Inc., a manufacturer of structural assemblies for aircraft and previously served on the Board of Directors of Triumph Group, Inc., a company engaged in the manufacturing and repair of aircraft components, subassemblies and systems, from September 2003 to March 2008.

Gregory Swienton

Mr. Gregory T. Swienton is an Independent Director of Lennox International Inc. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Board Governance Committee. Mr. Swienton was an adviser to Ryder System, Inc., a supplier of transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions until May 2015. He previously was Executive Chairman of Ryder System, Inc., from January 2013 to May 2013, after having been Chairman of Ryder System, Inc. since May 2002 and Chief Executive Officer since November 2000. Mr. Swienton joined Ryder as President and Chief Operating Officer in June 1999. Before joining Ryder, Mr. Swienton was Senior Vice President-Growth Initiatives of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (BNSF). Prior to that he was BNSF’s Senior Vice President-Coal and Agricultural Commodities Business Unit, and previously had been Senior Vice President of its Industrial and Consumer Units. He joined the former Burlington Northern Railroad in June 1994 as Executive Vice President-Intermodal Business Unit. Prior to joining Burlington Northern, Mr. Swienton was Executive Director-Europe and Africa of DHL Worldwide Express in Brussels, Belgium from 1991 to 1994, and prior to that, he was DHL’s Managing Director-Western and Eastern Europe from 1988 to 1990, also located in Brussels. For the five years prior to these assignments, Mr. Swienton was Regional Vice President of DHL Airways, Inc. in the United States. From 1971 to 1982, Mr. Swienton held various national account, sales and marketing positions with AT&T and Illinois Bell Telephone Company. Mr. Swienton serves on the Board of Directors of Harris Corporation, a supplier of communications and information technology products.

Steve Harrison