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Mohawk Industries Inc (MHK.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Lorberbaum

61 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

William Wellborn

60 2009 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Frank Boykin

60 2005 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Brian Carson

51 2012 President - Mohawk Flooring Business Unit

Bernard Thiers

60 2009 President - Unilin

John Turner

47 2012 President - Dal-Tile Business Unit

James Brunk

50 2009 Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

R. David Patton

45 2013 Vice President - Business Strategy, General Counsel, Secretary

Frans De Cock

73 2005 Director

Filip Balcaen

56 2016 Independent Director

Karen Bogart

59 2011 Independent Director

Bruce Bruckmann

62 1992 Independent Director

Richard C.

73 2011 Independent Director

Joseph Onorato

67 2008 Independent Director

William Runge

64 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Lorberbaum

Mr. Jeffrey S. Lorberbaum is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has served as Chairman of the Board since May 2004 and as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since January 2001. From January 1995 until January 2001, Mr. Lorberbaum served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Lorberbaum joined Aladdin in 1976 and served as Vice President — Operations from 1986 until February 1994 when he became President and Chief Executive Officer.

William Wellborn

Mr. William Christopher Wellborn is President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. He has served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer since November 2005 and as its President and Chief Operating Officer since November 2009. Mr. Wellborn was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary of Dal-Tile from August 1997 through March 2002. From March 2002 to November 2005, he served as President — Dal-Tile. From June 1993 to August 1997, Mr. Wellborn was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lenox, Inc.

Frank Boykin

Mr. Frank H. Boykin is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company. In August 2004, Mr. Boykin was appointed Vice President — Finance. He previously served as Corporate Controller of the Company from April 1993 until May 1999, when he was appointed Vice President, Corporate Controller. Before joining the Company, Mr. Boykin served as a Senior Manager at KPMG LLP, a worldwide audit, tax and advisory services firm.

Brian Carson

Mr. Brian M. Carson is President - Mohawk Flooring Business Unit of the Company. Mr. Carson joined Mohawk as President — Hard Surfaces for Mohawk Flooring in 2006. From 2008 until his 2012 promotion, Mr. Carson served as Chief Operating Officer — Mohawk Flooring. Mr. Carson served in manufacturing and senior management roles with Armstrong World Industries, a manufacturer of floors and ceilings for commercial and residential markets, for 16 years before joining the Company.

Bernard Thiers

Mr. Bernard P. Thiers is President - Unilin of the Company. Mr. Thiers joined Unilin in 1984 as a plant manager and has served in roles of increasing management significance since that time. From 1996 to 2006, he served as Managing Director of Unilin Flooring and from 2006 until his 2009 promotion, he served as President -Unilin Flooring.

John Turner

Mr. John C. Turner, Jr., is President - Dal-Tile Business Unit of the Company. Mr. Turner began his career with Dal-Tile in 1990, progressing through a series of sales, operations and management roles. In 2005, Mr. Turner was promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales. From 2008 to 2011, he served as Senior Vice President of Operations — Dal-Tile, and from 2011 until his 2012 promotion, he served as Chief Operating Officer — Dal-Tile.

James Brunk

Mr. James F. Brunk is Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of the Company. Mr. Brunk joined the Company in October 2006 as Chief Financial Officer for the Mohawk Home division. Before joining the Company, Mr. Brunk was Vice President, Finance-Transportation-Americas for Exide Technologies, a worldwide leader in production and recycling of lead acid batteries from January 2005 to October 2006.

R. David Patton

Mr. R. David Patton is Vice President - Business Strategy, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. In early 2014, he was also named the Company’s Chief Sustainability Officer. Before joining the Company, Mr. Patton served as a partner of Alston & Bird LLP in its Corporate Transactions and Securities Practice Group, where he focused his practice on corporate transactions, securities regulation and corporate governance, developing an extensive background in mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate and business transactions, finance and private equity.

Frans De Cock

Mr. Frans G. De Cock is Director of Mohawk Industries Inc. Mr. De Cock has been a director of the Company since our acquisition of Unilin Flooring BVBA and its affiliated companies (“Unilin”) (now one of the Company’s principal operating subsidiaries) in October 2005 and was named President — Unilin in November 2005. Mr. De Cock retired as President — Unilin effective January 1, 2009 but has continued to provide consulting services to our Laminate and Wood segment since that time. Before joining Mohawk, Mr. De Cock was one of the managing directors of Unilin. From 1997 until 1999, he also served as President of the European Federation of Associations of Particleboard Manufacturers and, from 1999 until 2004, as President of the European Panel Federation.

Filip Balcaen

Mr. Filip Balcaen is Independent Director of the Company. He is currently the President of Baltisse, a private investment firm, a position he has held since December 21, 2006. Mr. Balcaen has extensive experience growing and leading businesses in the flooring industry, serving as the CEO of the IVC Group (“IVC”), a global sheet vinyl and LVT manufacturing company, from 2004 – 2010 after which he served as Chairman of the company until the Company acquired IVC in 2015. Mr. Balcaen began his career in flooring in 1984 working in various positions at the Balta Group, one of the largest producers of textile floor coverings in Europe, where he served as board member from 1990 to 2015 and CEO and Chairman from 1990 to 2004. Mr. Balcaen also serves on the board of Pentahold, a private equity partnership active in Belgium, and Stevia One Holding, a private company active in the production of the natural high intensity sweetener Stevia.

Karen Bogart

Ms. Karen A. Smith Bogart is Independent Director of the Company. She is currently President of Smith Bogart Consulting, working with companies to enhance their strategic and operational performance. From 2006 to 2013, Dr. Smith Bogart also served as President of Pacific Tributes Inc., a web-based printing services firm located in California. From 2003 to 2006, she was Chairman and President, Greater Asia Region and Senior Vice President of Eastman Kodak Company, located in Shanghai, PRC. She previously managed many of Eastman Kodak’s largest global businesses, including Kodak Professional Imaging, Consumer Printing, and Consumer Cameras and Batteries. Dr. Smith Bogart is a director of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., a high performance analog semiconductor company, and Michelman Inc., a privately held specialty chemicals company.

Bruce Bruckmann

Mr. Bruce C. Bruckmann is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bruckmann has been a Managing Director of Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co., Inc., a private equity investment firm, since January 1995. From March 1994 to January 1995, Mr. Bruckmann served as Managing Director of Citicorp Venture Capital, Ltd. (“CVC, Ltd.”) and as an executive officer of 399 Venture Partners, Inc. (formerly Citicorp Investments, Inc.). From 1983 until March 1994, Mr. Bruckmann served as Vice President of CVC, Ltd. Mr. Bruckmann is also a director of H&E Equipment Services L.L.C., a renter and distributor of industrial and construction equipment, and Heritage — Crystal Clean Inc., a provider of parts cleaning services. Mr. Bruckmann is a former director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of MWI Veterinary Systems, Inc., a distributor of animal health products to veterinarians, and he is a former director of Town Sports International, Inc., a fitness club operator. Mr. Bruckmann also serves as a director for Downtown Locker Room, Eos Fitness, and Magpul Industries Corporation, which are private companies.

Richard C.

Mr. Richard C. Ill is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ill has served as a director of Triumph Group, Inc. (“Triumph Group”), a public international aviation services company, since 1993, where he also served as Chairman from 2009 to 2015 and President and Chief Executive Officer from 1993 to 2013 and again from April 2015 to January 2016. Previously, Mr. Ill held a variety of senior executive positions with Alco Standard Corporation until he founded what is now the Triumph Group. Mr. Ill has over 45 years of public company experience both in management, manufacturing and operations. In addition, Mr. Ill has 15 years of experience as a director of public companies, currently serving as a director of P.H. Glatfelter Company, a global supplier and leading manufacturer of paper and fiber products, and as a director of Airgas, Inc., a distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related equipment, safety supplies and MRO products and services.

Joseph Onorato

Mr. Joseph A. Onorato is Independent Director of the Company. From July 1998 until his retirement in September 2000, Mr. Onorato served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Automotive Aftermarket Group of Dana Corporation, a global leader in the engineering, manufacturing and distribution of components and systems for worldwide vehicular and industrial manufacturers. In July 1998, Dana Corporation merged with Echlin, Inc. (“Echlin”), a worldwide manufacturer of motor vehicle parts. At the time of the merger, Mr. Onorato was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Echlin. While at Echlin, he also served as Treasurer from 1990 to 1994 and as Vice President and Treasurer from 1994 to 1997. He is a certified public accountant and previously worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Since his retirement from Dana Corporation, Mr. Onorato has consulted with a private equity firm on acquisitions. Mr. Onorato also serves on the board of directors for Affinia Group Intermediate Holdings, Inc., a motor vehicle components manufacturer, where he is chairman of the Audit Committee, and Mr. Onorato previously served on the board of BPI Holdings International, Inc., a motor vehicle components manufacturer. In addition, Mr. Onorato serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the School of Business at Quinnipiac University.

William Runge

Mr. William Henry Runge, III, is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Runge has been a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal since June 2002, a premier business advisory firm for companies seeking to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results. He serves as the head of the firm’s North America restructuring practice for the South Region. In that capacity, Mr. Runge has served in Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer and Controller roles in the manufacturing, distribution and service industries. Prior to his work with Alvarez & Marsal, Mr. Runge spent more than 10 years with the corporate restructuring group of Arthur Andersen in Atlanta, where he served as Partner-in-Charge for the Southeast Region.