People: Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp (NOR)

NOR on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Brooks

71 2008 Independent Chairman of the Board

Layle Smith

59 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Dale Boyles

53 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Scott Croft

50 2006 President of Norandal USA, Inc.

Gail Lehman

54 2012 Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Robert Kalsow-Ramos

28 2014 Director

Matthew Michelini

32 2007 Director

Matthew Nord

34 2007 Director

Eric Press

48 2007 Director

Richard Evans

66 2010 Independent Director

Thomas Miklich

66 2008 Independent Director

Carl Rickertsen

54 2012 Independent Director

Ronald Rolfe

68 2013 Independent Director

Elliot Sagor

73 2014 Independent Director

Alan Schumacher

67 2008 Independent Director

John Parker

2014 Vice President - Communication & Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

William Brooks

Mr. William H. Brooks, Jr., is Independent Chairman of the Board of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. He has been a director since July 2007 and Chairman of the Board of Noranda HoldCo since March 2008. Mr. Brooks was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Noranda HoldCo from May 2007 until he retired in March 2008. Prior to serving as our President and Chief Executive Officer, he was President of the Aluminum Business, President of the Rolling Mills Division, President of Primary Products Division and Plant Manager at our Huntingdon, Tennessee facility East and West. Mr. Brooks has over 30 years of experience in the aluminum industry, including 22 years with Noranda Aluminum. Mr. Brooks holds a BS in Business from Cleveland State University and an MBA from the University of Tennessee. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Layle Smith

Mr. Layle Kiplind Smith is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp., since March 2008. From April 2007 to December 2007, Mr. Smith held the position of Executive Director with the Berry Plastics Corporation. He was Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Covalence Specialty Materials Corporation from June 2006 until it merged under common Apollo control with Berry Plastics Corporation in April 2007. In his role as Chief Executive Officer of Covalence, Mr. Smith was responsible for the executive leadership of the company, including accountability for achieving overall financial results. After its merger with Berry Plastics Corporation, Covalence was operated as a division of Berry Plastics, and Mr. Smith continued to be responsible for financial results as Executive Director of Berry Plastics. Mr. Smith was President and Chief Operating Officer of Resolution Performance Products LLC, an Apollo portfolio company, from September 2004 until that company merged under common Apollo control with Hexion Specialty Chemicals Inc. in May 2005. Mr. Smith served as a Divisional President at Hexion until his departure in June 2006. From February 2002 to February 2004, Mr. Smith was Chief Executive Officer and Director of NxtPhase Corporation, a manufacturer of high voltage digital optical sensors, relays and recorders. A receiver was appointed for NxtPhase in 2004. In his senior management roles, Mr. Smith was responsible for the executive management and operations of the company, including responsibility for achieving overall financial results. Previously, Mr. Smith held positions at Ballard Power Systems and The Dow Chemical Company. Mr. Smith graduated in 1981 from Harvard University with an MBA and in 1977 with a BA in Chemistry.

Dale Boyles

Mr. Dale W. Boyles is Chief Financial Officer of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp., effective November 5, 2013. From 2006 to June 2012, Mr. Boyles served in several capacities for Hanesbrands, Inc., a publicly traded apparel company, including Operating Chief Financial Officer from October 2011 to June 2012, Interim Chief Financial Officer from May 2011 to October 2011 and Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from 2006 to May 2011. From 1997 through 2006, he served in various capacities for KPMG LLP, most recently as Audit Partner, Consumer & Industrial Markets. Mr. Boyles was Corporate Division Controller for Collins & Aikman Corporation from 1993 to 1996. Mr. Boyles received a BS in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of North Carolina.

Scott Croft

Mr. Scott Croft is President of Norandal USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp., since March 2006. His previous assignments with our predecessors include Site Manager of our Huntingdon, Tennessee facilities from 2002 to 2006, Director of Foil Operations from 2001 to 2002, Plant Manager at our Salisbury, North Carolina facility from 1995 to 2000 and Production Manager at Huntingdon, Tennessee from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Croft holds a BS in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from Syracuse University.

Gail Lehman

Ms. Gail E. Lehman is Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. She was our Vice President of Human Resources, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from February 2011 until March 2012, and Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from January 2010 until February 2011. Prior to joining company, she most recently was Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, a manufacturer of general aviation aircraft in Wichita, Kansas, from July 2007 until August 2009. From April 2006 until May 2007, Ms. Lehman served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Covalence Specialty Materials Corporation. From November 2001 through April 2006, Ms. Lehman was the Assistant General Counsel, Treasury and Finance, and Assistant Secretary for Honeywell International Inc. From 1993 through November 2001, Ms. Lehman held various positions of increasing responsibility in the Law Department of Honeywell International Inc. and its predecessor, AlliedSignal Inc. Before joining AlliedSignal, Ms. Lehman was an associate with the law firm of Lowenstein, Sandler in Roseland, New Jersey. Ms. Lehman holds a BA and M.Ed. from Rutgers University and a JD from Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey.

Robert Kalsow-Ramos

Mr. Robert J. Kalsow-Ramos is Director of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. He is an investment professional at Apollo. He joined Apollo in 2010 and has been involved in the evaluation and execution of private equity transactions in a variety of industries. Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Kalsow-Ramos was a member of the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Kalsow-Ramos graduated with High Honors from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Mr. Kalsow-Ramos has significant experience identifying opportunities for, negotiating, and managing private equity investments on behalf of Apollo, and has over six years of experience financing, analyzing and investing in public and private companies. He has worked on numerous transactions in the commodities industry and is on the Apollo team responsible for monitoring other Apollo sponsored metals and mining companies. In this role, he has worked closely with management since Noranda’s initial public offering in 2010.

Matthew Michelini

Mr. Matthew R. Michelini is Director of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp., since March 2007. Mr. Michelini joined Apollo in 2006. Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Michelini was a member of the mergers and acquisitions group of Lazard Frères & Co. from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Michelini also serves on the board of directors of Athene Holding Ltd. and previously served on the board of directors of Metals USA Holdings Corp. Mr. Michelini graduated from Princeton University with a BS in Mathematics and a Certificate in Finance.

Matthew Nord

Mr. Matthew H. Nord is Director of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp., since March 2007. Mr. Nord joined Apollo in 2003. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Nord was a member of the Investment Banking division of Salomon Smith Barney Inc. Mr. Nord serves on the board of directors of Affinion Group Inc., Constellium N.V., MicroCap Financial Holdings LLC and Novitex Holdings, Inc. Mr. Nord previously served on the Board of Directors of Evertec, Inc., Hughes Telematics Inc. and SOURCEHOV Holdings, Inc. He also serves on the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. Mr. Nord graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Eric Press

Mr. Eric L. Press serves as Director of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp., since March 2007. Mr. Press is a partner of Apollo and joined Apollo in 1998. Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Press was associated with the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, specializing in mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and related financing transactions. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Press was a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group, a management consulting firm focused on corporate strategy. Mr. Press has been engaged in a broad range of Apollo's lodging, leisure and entertainment investment activities, as well as Apollo's investments in basic industries and financial services. Mr. Press serves on the boards of directors of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc., Prestige Cruise Holdings, Inc. and several of its affiliated entities, Affinion Group, Inc., Caesars Entertainment Corporation, and Verso Paper Corp. Mr. Press previously served on the board of directors of Metals USA Holdings Corp. and Innkeepers USA. Mr. Press graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with an AB in Economics, and from Yale Law School, where he was a Senior Editor of the Yale Law Review.

Richard Evans

Mr. Richard B. Evans is Independent Director of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp., since March 2010. He is currently Chairman of the Board and a member of the Audit Committee of Constellium, N.V., a company that produces aluminum fabricated products for the aerospace, packaging and automotive industries worldwide. From February 2010 through November 2011, he was Constellium's Interim Chief Executive Officer. Until May 2013, he served as Non-Executive Chairman of Resolute Forest Products (formerly AbitibiBowater Inc.), a forest products company based in Montreal. He is an independent director of CGI Group, Inc., a company engaged in information technology and management consulting, as well as outsourcing services. He retired in April 2009 as an Executive Director of London-based Rio Tinto plc and Melbourne-based Rio Tinto Ltd., and as Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Alcan, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto and the world's leading producer of aluminum. Mr. Evans was President and Chief Executive Officer of Montreal-based Alcan Inc. from March 2006 to October 2007, and led the negotiation of the acquisition of Alcan by Rio Tinto in October 2007. He was Alcan's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from September 2005 to March 2006. Prior to joining Alcan in 1997, he held various senior management positions with the Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Company during his 27 years with the company. Mr. Evans is a member of the Advisory Board of the Global Economic Symposium based in Kiel, Germany. He is a past Chairman of the International Aluminum Institute and a past Chairman of the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Aluminum Association.

Thomas Miklich

Mr. Thomas R. Miklich is Independent Director of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp., since January 2008. He was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ferro Corporation from July 2010 until April 2012, and retired from that company in July 2012. He was a director, from 2002 to 2007, and Chief Financial Officer, from 2005 to 2007, of Titan Technology, Inc., a private information technology consulting and outsourcing company. Mr. Miklich also was a director, from 1994 to 2002, and Chief Financial Officer, from 2002 to 2004, of OM Group, Inc., a specialty chemical company. He also served as Chief Financial Officer for The Sherwin-Williams Company from 1986 to 1991. From 1993 to 2002, Mr. Miklich served as Chief Financial Officer of Invacare Corporation, and he also served as that company’s General Counsel. Mr. Miklich also is a director of Quality Distribution, Inc., and served as a director of United Agri Products from 2005 to 2007, as well as Chairman of United Agri Products Audit Committee.

Carl Rickertsen

Mr. Carl J. Rickertsen serves as Independent Director of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation, since April 2012. He is currently the Managing Partner of Pine Creek Partners, a private equity fund targeting small manufacturing, distribution and service industry businesses since February 2005. From September 1994 to October 2004, he was Chief Operating Officer and Partner of Thayer Capital Partners, a private equity firm. Mr. Rickertsen was a founding partner of three Thayer Capital funds totaling over $1.4 billion. From March 1989 to February 1993, Mr. Rickertsen was a general partner of Hancock Park Associates, an investment firm. Earlier in his career, Mr. Rickertsen was employed by Brentwood Associates and Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated. He is a director of Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (a company whose common stock is approximately 21% owned by Apollo), MicroStrategy Incorporated, Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund, Inc. and Apollo Tactical Income Fund, and previously served on the board of directors of Convera Corporation, UAP Holding Corp. and Homeland Security Capital Corp.

Ronald Rolfe

Mr. Ronald S. Rolfe is Independent Director of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp., since January 2013. He is currently a Retired Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, and his practice encompassed major antitrust and securities cases, corporate governance advice, SEC and grand jury investigations and a wide range of commercial litigation and arbitrations for U.S. and international clients. Mr. Rolfe began as an Associate with Cravath in 1970 and became Partner in 1977. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (a company approximately 21% owned by Apollo) and on the Strategic and Audit Committees of Captain Bidco SAS (France), a private company owned by Apollo, and the Board of Directors of Advanced Assessment Systems, Inc. He also serves on the Board of Trustees at The Allen-Stevenson School and De La Salle Academy, and as Trustee Emeritus of The Lawrenceville School. Other current positions held by Mr. Rolfe include President of The Allen-Stevenson School, member of the Executive Committee of The Lawrenceville School and member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Governance Committee at De La Salle Academy. He graduated from Harvard College and Columbia Law School.

Elliot Sagor

Mr. Elliot G. Sagor is Independent Director of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. Mr. Sagor has been a partner at the law firm of Mintz & Gold LLP since 2014. Mr. Sagor was a partner at Hogan Lovells US LLP from 2002 to 2014, and was a partner at Squadron Ellenoff Plesent & Sheinfeld LLP from 1985 until its 2002 merger with Hogan & Hartson LLP (now Hogan Lovells). In his over 35 years in private practice, Mr. Sagor has represented clients in connection with complex civil and criminal litigation covering a wide variety of matters, including matters relating to federal and state securities laws, tax, accounting fraud, antitrust, product liability, environmental, and regulatory compliance. Mr. Sagor was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 1970 to 1976. He is a frequent lecturer and writer on ethics and other legal matters. Mr. Sagor received his law degree and also received an LL.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law. His undergraduate degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania provided him with a background in accounting.

Alan Schumacher

Mr. Alan H. Schumacher is Independent Director of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp., since January 2008. From 1977 to 2000, Mr. Schumacher served in various financial positions at American National Can Group, Inc. and its subsidiary, American National Can Company, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American National Can Group, Inc. Mr. Schumacher was a member of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board from July 2002 until June 2012. He is a director of BlueLinx Holdings, Inc., Quality Distribution, Inc., School Bus Holdings, Inc. and Evertec, Inc. Mr. Schumacher was a director of EAF, LLC until February 2012.

John Parker

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