People: Magna International Inc (MGA)

MGA on New York Consolidated

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28 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Donald Walker

57 2010 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Vincent Galifi

1997 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Guenther Apfalter

2011 President , Magna Europe and Magna Steyr

Marc Neeb

2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Seetarama Kotagiri

2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Jeffrey Palmer

2008 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

James Tobin

2012 Chief Marketing Officer & President, Magna Asia

Bassem Shakeel

2009 Vice President, Secretary

Tommy Skudutis

2013 Chief Operating Officer - Exteriors, Interiors, Seating, Mirrors, Closures and Cosma

Scott Bonham

52 2012 Independent Director

Peter Bowie

67 2012 Independent Director

John Eyton

68 2010 Independent Director

V. Peter Harder

61 2012 Independent Director

Kurt Lauk

67 2011 Independent Director

Barbara Thomas Judge

68 2007 Independent Director

Lawrence Worrall

70 2005 Independent Director

William Young

59 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Donald Walker

Mr. Donald J. Walker is Chief Executive Officer and Director of Magna International Inc. Mr. Walker serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Magna, where he previously served as Co-Chief Executive Officer (2005-2010) and President and Chief Executive Officer (1994-2001). He was formerly the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Intier Automotive Inc., one of Magna’s former ‘‘spinco’’ public subsidiaries. Prior to joining Magna in 1987, Mr. Walker spent seven years at General Motors in various engineering and manufacturing positions. He is a founding member of the Yves Landry Foundation, which promotes the value of technical education, and is currently the Chair (since October 2011, previously Co-Chair since 2002) of the Canadian Automotive Partnership Council (CAPC) with the Canadian federal and provincial governments, which serves to identify both short- and long-term priorities to help ensure the future health of the automotive industry in Canada. Mr. Walker is also the past Chairman of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association (APMA). Mr. Walker is a professional engineer with a B.Sc in mechanical engineering (Waterloo).

Vincent Galifi

Mr. Vincent J. Galifi is Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Magna International Inc. He is Executive Vice-President (since September 1996) and Chief Financial Officer (since December 1997).

Guenther Apfalter

Mr. Guenther Apfalter is President , Magna Europe and Magna Steyr of Magna International Inc. He is President, Magna Europe (since February 2011) and President, Magna Steyr (since January 2008).

Marc Neeb

Mr. Marc J. Neeb is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of Magna International Inc. Prior to January 2014, Mr. Neeb was Executive Vice-President, Global Human Resources (since January 2003).

Seetarama Kotagiri

Mr. Seetarama Kotagiri is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Magna International Inc. Prior to January 2014, Mr. Kotagiri was Executive Vice President, Corporate Engineering and R&D (since January 2013) and Executive Vice President of Global Engineering and R&D of Cosma International (since June 2008).

Jeffrey Palmer

Mr. Jeffrey O. Palmer is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of Magna International Inc. He served as Executive Vice-President (since January 2001) and Chief Legal Officer (since January 2008).

James Tobin

Mr. James J. Tobin, Sr., is Chief Marketing Officer, President, Magna Asia of Magna International Inc. Prior to February 2012, Mr. Tobin was President, Magna Japan and Korea since May 2010. He previously served as Executive Vice-President, Business Development (from December 2007 to May 2010), prior to which he served as Executive Vice-President, Business Development and Sales of Cosma International since January 2006.

Bassem Shakeel

Mr. Bassem A. Shakeel is Vice President, Secretary of Magna International Inc. Prior to January 2008, Mr. Shakeel served as Senior Legal Counsel since July 2005, Assistant Secretary since November 2005, Legal Counsel with Tesma International Inc. from July 2004 to July 2005 and as Legal Counsel since May 1999.

Tommy Skudutis

Mr. Tommy J. Skudutis is Chief Operating Officer - Exteriors, Interiors, Seating, Mirrors, Closures and Cosma of Magna International Inc. He was President of Cosma from March 2001 to March 2002. Prior to May 2007, Mr. Skudutis was Executive Vice-President, Operations since May 2001.

Scott Bonham

Mr. Scott B. Bonham is Independent Director of Magna International Inc. Mr. Bonham is Co-Founder and Venture Partner of GGV Capital, an expansion stage venture capital firm with investments in the U.S. and China. Prior to co-founding GGV in 2000, Mr. Bonham served as Vice-President of the Capital Group of Companies, where he managed technology investments across several mutual funds (1996-2000). Mr. Bonham also previously served in various marketing roles at Silicon Graphics (1992-1996), as a manufacturing and information systems strategy consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton (1989-1992) and systems engineer and maintenance foreman at General Motors of Canada. Mr. Bonham has previously served on a number of private and public company boards and audit committees, including Hurray! Holding Co. Ltd., the shares of which were quoted on the Nasdaq National Market. Mr. Bonham has a B.Sc in electrical engineering (Queen’s) and an MBA (Harvard).

Peter Bowie

Mr. Peter Guy Bowie is Independent Director of Magna International Inc. Mr. Bowie is a corporate director who most recently served as the Chief Executive of Deloitte China from 2003 to 2008, as well senior partner and a member of the board and the management committee of Deloitte China until his retirement from the firm in 2010. Mr. Bowie was previously Chairman of Deloitte Canada (1998-2000), a member of the firm’s management committee and a member of the board and governance committees of Deloitte International. He is a past member of the board of the Asian Corporate Governance Association and has served on a variety of boards in the private and non-governmental organization sectors. Mr. Bowie has a B.Comm (St. Mary’s), as well as an MBA (Ottawa) and has received an honorary doctorate (Ottawa). Mr. Bowie is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and the Australian Institute of Corporate Directors.

John Eyton

Honourable J.Trevor Eyton. QC., is Independent Director of Magna International Inc. Mr. Eyton is a corporate director who most recently served as a Member of the Senate of Canada from 1990 until his retirement in 2009. He is respected for his lengthy service with Brascan Limited, now known as Brookfield Asset Management, a Canadian-based, global asset manager focused on property,renewable power, infrastructure assets and private equity, with over $170 billion in assets. Senator Eyton served as Brascan’s President and Chief Executive Officer (1979 to 1991), as well as its Chairman and Senior Chairman (to 1997). Prior to his service with Brascan, Senator Eyton was a partner with the law firm Tory Tory DesLauriers & Binnington. Senator Eyton has served on numerous public and private company boards, including that of General Motors Canada, and currently serves on the public company boards listed below. Senator Eyton has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada and Queen’s Counsel for Ontario. He has a B.A. (Toronto), as well as a J.D. (Toronto) and has received two honorary doctorates of law (Waterloo; King’s College (Dalhousie)).

V. Peter Harder

Mr. V. Peter Harder, LLD., is Independent Director of Magna International Inc. Mr. Harder is Senior Policy Advisor to Dentons LLP since 2007. He possesses extensive expertise in public policy as a result of his involvement in decision-making within the Government of Canada for over thirty years. Prior to joining Dentons, Mr. Harder was a long serving Deputy Minister in the Government of Canada, having first been appointed as Deputy Minister in 1991 and serving as the most senior public servant in a number of federal departments including Treasury Board, Solicitor General, Citizenship and Immigration, Industry and Foreign Affairs and International Trade until 2007. While Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Harder served as the first co-chair of the Canada-China Strategic Working Group which had been established by the Canadian and Chinese governments to make recommendations on improving trade and investment flows between Canada and China. Mr. Harder currently serves as the President of the Canada-China Business Council (since 2008) and a member of the International Institute of Strategic Studies. Mr. Harder has a B.A. (Waterloo) as well as an M.A. (Queen’s) and has received an honorary doctorate in law (Waterloo).

Kurt Lauk

Dr. Kurt J. Laul, Ph.D. is Independent Director of Magna International Inc. Dr. Lauk is the co-founder and President of Globe CP GmbH, a private investment firm. He possesses extensive European automotive industry experience, primarily through his positions as Member of the Board of Management and Head of World Wide Commercial Vehicles Division of Daimler Chrysler (1996-1999), as well as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer (with responsibility for finance, controlling and marketing) of Audi AG (1989-1992). Dr. Lauk has other extensive senior management experience, including as Chief Financial Officer and Controller of Veba AG (now known as E.On AG) (1992-1996), Chief Executive Officer of Zinser Textil Machinery GmbH (1984-1989) and as a Partner and Vice-President of the German practice of Boston Consulting Group (1978-1984). Dr. Lauk served as a Member of European Parliament (2004-2009), including as a Member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee and Deputy Member of the Foreign and Security Affairs Committee. He currently serves as a Trustee of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London and is an honorary professor with a chair for international studies at the prestigious European Business School in Reichartshausen, Germany. Dr. Lauk possesses both a PhD in international politics (Kiel), as well as an MBA (Stanford).

Barbara Thomas Judge

Lady Barbara Thomas Judge, J.D., CBE., is Independent Director of Magna International Inc. Lady Judge is a corporate director who previously enjoyed a successful international career as a law firm partner, senior executive, chairman and non-executive director in both the private and public sectors and is highly regarded for her governance expertise. Lady Judge previously served as Chairman of the Board of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (from 2004 to 2010), prior to which she was a Board member (since 2002) and was a director of the Energy Group of the United Kingdom’s Department of Trade and Industry (from 2002 to 2004). In addition, Lady Judge formerly served as a Commissioner of the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission, Deputy Chairman of the U.K. Financial Reporting Council and Co-Chairman of the U.K./U.S. Task Force on Corporate Governance. In 2010, she was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for her contributions to the financial services and nuclear industries. Lady Judge has a B.A. (U. Penn) and a J.D. (NYU School of Law).

Lawrence Worrall

Mr. Lawrence D. Worrall is Independent Director of Magna International Inc. Mr. Worrall is a corporate director and certified management accountant who formerly served as the Vice-President, Purchasing, Strategic Planning and Operations, as well a Director of General Motors of Canada Limited (1995-2000). In his capacity as an officer of GM Canada, Mr. Worrall had responsibility for a number of matters, including: purchasing, logistics, GM Canada’s manufacturing facilities, forward product planning and the execution of the manufacturing plan for all plants.

William Young

Mr. William L. Young is Independent Director of Magna International Inc. Mr. Young is a co-founder and partner of Monitor Clipper Partners, a private equity firm which he and other partners co-founded in 1998. Through his role at Monitor Clipper Partners, together with roles as Founding Partner of Westbourne Management Group (since 1988) and a partner in the European practice of Bain & Company (1981-1988), Mr. Young possesses operational experience, as well as mergers and acquisitions experience. He is Chair Emeritus of the Board of Trustees of Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario) (which he chaired from 2006 to 2012) and has private company board and board leadership experience over the last 20 years, including a number of European and U.S.-based companies. Mr. Young has a B.Sc in chemical engineering (Queen’s) and an MBA (Harvard).

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