People: Nuplex Industries Ltd (NPX.NZ)

NPX.NZ on New Zealand Stock Exchange

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2 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Springford

2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Emery Severin

2010 Chief Executive , Managing Director, Director

Ian Davis

2009 Chief Financial Officer

Sam Bastounas

2011 Regional President - Australia and New Zealand

Mike Kelly

2011 Regional President - Americas

Paul Kieffer

2005 Regional President - Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Ruben Mannien

Regional President - Asia

William Weaver

Vice President - Technology

Paul Davey

2010 Vice President - Human Resources

James Williams

2014 Vice President, Secretary

Clive Deetlefs

2010 Vice President Operations

Hasan Shafi

2010 Vice President - Corporate Development & Planning

Josie Ashton

2012 Director - Corporate Communications

Barbara Gibson

2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Jackson

2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jeremy Maycock

62 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Springford

Peter Martin Springford has been Non-executive Chairman of the Board of Nuplex Industries Limited since November 6, 2013. Peter joined the Nuplex Board in 2009 and is Chairman of Nuplex’s Safety, Health and Environment Committee and a member of the Audit and Nominations Committees. Peter has extensive experience in managing companies in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. For five years, Peter was the Hong Kong based President of IP Asia, a subsidiary of major US listed forestry company, International Paper. During this time, Peter built a US$500 million business for IP through the development of three greenfield plants in China, joint ventures in Japan, Korea, India, Taiwan and the Philippines and acquisitions within the region. On returning to New Zealand in 2002, Peter was Chief Executive Officer of listed forest products company, Carter Holt Harvey (CHH ). Following the acquisition of CHH by Rank Group in 2006, Peter co-invested with CVC Capital Partners, an international private equity firm, in the purchase of Carter Holt Harvey’s Chinese panels business. He has also chaired, co-invested and successfully sold for CVC two other Asia based businesses, one of which was listed on the HK Stock Exchange. He is involved in the running of and/or has invested in three entrepreneurial New Zealand based companies - New Zealand Frost Fans, New Zealand Wood Products and Creating Tracks New Zealand. Peter is a non-executive director of The New Zealand Refining Company Ltd and Rakon Ltd, Chairman of the board of private industrial company, McKechnie Aluminium Solutions Ltd and is a trustee of The Graeme Dingle Foundation.

Emery Severin

Dr. Emery S. Severin serves as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Director of Nuplex Industries Limited since April 23, 2010. He is a member of the Nominations Committee. With over 25 years in senior management roles in the steel, and building and construction industries, Emery brings his leadership experience to Nuplex. During his career, Emery has managed businesses located in Australia, SE Asia and America and has developed expertise in a broad range of areas including, sales, operations, strategic planning, safety and general management. Emery has extensive experience in executing business improvement programs, developing new geographic and product markets, as well as managing significant capital expansion projects and acquisitions. Prior to joining Nuplex, Emery spent 14 years with Australia’s leading international building materials company, Boral Limited, during which time he ran the Australian construction materials and American building materials operations. Before joining Boral, Emery spent 10 years working for BHP Steel in a range of line management roles including the management of their SE Asian operations and their Steel Making & Casting operations in Newcastle, Australia. Between 1977 and 1986 Emery was an Australian Army officer, and pursued his studies in chemistry, winning a Rhodes Scholarship to obtain his D. Phil in physical chemistry at University of Oxford. In 2007 Emery completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ian Davis

Ian Davis has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Nuplex Industries Ltd effective February 1, 2009. He is a Chartered Accountant, Ian has over 30 years experience in public accounting and senior financial roles in commerce. The commercial roles have predominantly been in manufacturing and include experience in Australia, New Zealand, China and the United States. Prior to joining Nuplex, Ian was CFO of Tenix Pty Ltd and before that, General Manager Finance of Rheem Australia Pty Ltd.

Sam Bastounas

Sam Bastounas is Regional President - Australia and New Zealand for Nuplex Industries Ltd. Prior to his current position, he served as Chief Operating Officer for the Australasian based Functional Materials and Specialties operations. He has held a number of roles with Orica and ICI in the past and spent two years in Asia as CFO of a joint venture in the late 1990s. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry and an MBA, both from Monash University in Melbourne. In 2007 he completed the AMP at the Wharton School in the United States and in 2009 completed his graduate diploma at The Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly is Regional President - Americas for Nuplex Industries Limited. Mike joined Nuplex through the acquisition of Akzo Nobel’s Coating Resins operation in 2005 and has over 30 years’ experience in the coatings industry. Before being appointed to Regional President, Americas in 2011, Mike had been running Nuplex’s North and South American resins operations since 2002. Mike holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Illinois, and graduate MBA studies from Northwestern University.

Paul Kieffer

Paul Kieffer is Regional President - Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for Nuplex Industries Limited. Paul joined Nuplex through the acquisition of Akzo Nobel Coating Resins in 2005. Paul joined Akzo Nobel in 1987 and was appointed General Manager of the European Resins operations in 2002, and held this role until his appointment to Regional President in 2011. Throughout his career he has held a number of roles in production, sales and marketing as well as senior management. Paul studie Mineral Processing & Metallurgy at Technical University, Delft in The Netherlands.

Ruben Mannien

Ruben Mannien is Regional President - Asia for Nuplex Industries Limited. Having joined Akzo Nobel as a member of their graduate recruitment program in 1997, Ruben joined Nuplex following the acquisition of their coating resins operations in 2005. Prior to being appointed Regional President for Asia in 2011, Ruben was General Manager for China for three years, and before that, Director General in Vietnam for three years. Before moving into senior management roles in Asia, Ruben held a number of global raw material procurement roles. Ruben has a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Eindhoven University of Technology, in The Netherlands.

William Weaver

William Weaver is Vice President - Technology for Nuplex Industries Limited. William has been overseeing Nuplex’s global R&D activities since 2008, having previously been Nuplex Resins’ European R&D manager. He holds a BSc (Hons) Chemistry from the Lancaster University and a MSc in Polymer Science and Technology from the London School of Polymer Technology. During his career, William’s areas of focus have spanned several of Nuplex’s key product areas including powder coatings, automotive inmould and industrial coatings, as well as composite resins. William joined Nuplex following its acquisition of Akzo Nobel’s Coating Resins operations in 2005, having joined Akzo Nobel in 1994.

Paul Davey

Paul Davey is Vice President - Human Resources for Nuplex Industries Limited since July 21, 2010. Previously Paul has held HR leadership positions in multinationals such as Nestle, Glaxo Wellcome, and senior consulting roles within Ernst & Young and Mercer. These roles have all had regional accountability - based in Australia, Switzerland, the UK and South Africa. Paul has a BA and Post Graduate honours degree in Business Administration.

James Williams

James Williams is Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary and Investor Relations Contact Officer of Nuplex Industries Limited. He joined Nuplex in 2009 in the role of General Counsel & Company Secretary. He has over 25 years of experience in commercial law and corporate administration, and has worked as legal counsel and company secretary in a number of publicly listed companies. He was previously a partner in a medium-sized law firm in Sydney before leaving private practice to work in-house. He holds degrees in Commerce and Law and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries in Australia.

Clive Deetlefs

Clive Deetlefs is Vice President Operations of Nuplex Industries Limited since March 1, 2010. He is a Chartered Professional Chemical Engineer and also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Accounting Economics. In addition he is a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Clive has 23 years’ experience in senior manufacturing roles including process and project engineering, multiplant operational management, and regional supply chain operations. He has global experience, having worked in South Africa, the UK, The Netherlands, the United States, Asia, as well as Australia. Prior to joining Nuplex, Clive was the Global Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing Lead for Monsanto, based in the United States.

Hasan Shafi

Hasan Shafi has been appointed as Vice President - Corporate Development & Planning of Nuplex Industries Limited with effect from August 9, 2010. Prior to joining Nuplex, Hasan was a Principal with A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm, in its Sydney office. For over 10 years, Hasan consulted to clients in Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, China and the United States. Hasan also held operational management responsibilities with Schlumberger in the upstream oil and gas industry. Hasan has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and a BSc in Aeronautical Engineering. He has an MBAE from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and is a Graduate member of The Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Josie Ashton

Josie Ashton is Director - Corporate Communications at Nuplex Industries Ltd since October 3, 2012. Josie has experience in investor and media relations, employee communication and engagement, public affairs and reputation management, having held a range of communication roles with Challenger Financial Services, Macquarie Bank and the Westpac Group. She began her career with JPMorgan in institutional sales of Australian equities. Josie has a Bachelor of Commerce from Sydney University, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and has completed FINSIA’s Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment.

Barbara Gibson

Barbara June Gibson is Independent Non-Executive Director of Nuplex Industries Limited. Barbara joined the Nuplex Board in September 2008 and is Chairman of Nuplex’s Human Resources Committee and a member of the Safety, Health & Environment and Nominations Committees. A former senior executive with Orica Limited (previously ICI Australia), she was previously Group General Manager, Chemicals Group. She has extensive experience in the chemicals sector and the development of technology-based businesses in Australia and overseas, including substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions. Barbara has managed large operational business units in diverse geographies including Australia and New Zealand, Asia, Europe, Americas and Latin America. She has strong experience in leading and managing organisational change, asset optimisation programs and developing global technology businesses from patented technology. Barbara is a non-executive director of GrainCorp Limited, and Chairman of Warakirri Asset Management Pty Ltd. She is a previous Director of the Plastics and Chemicals Industry Association of Australia, the national body representing the industries. A clinical biochemist, in 2003 Barbara received the Centenary Medal for services to Australian Society in Medical Technology. She is a member of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

David Jackson

David (Dodd) Alexander Jackson serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Nuplex Industries Ltd since November 3, 2006. David is a former New Zealand Chairman and Audit Partner of international accounting firm, Ernst & Young. Having joined Nuplex in November 2006, he brings his strong financial and corporate governance skills to the Board. David is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominations Committee. During his professional career with Ernst & Young, David gained experience in Asia, the UK, U.S.A and South America. Working with major national and international clients for over 30 years, David has developed his extensive experience in corporate governance, capital structures, reporting requirements, audit and risk management. David is Chairman of The New Zealand Refining Company Limited, and an Independent Director of the Fonterra Cooperative Group Limited. He has been a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants since 1975 and was awarded an Institute Fellowship in 1994. He is also Chairman of The Dame Malvina Major Foundation.

Jeremy Maycock

Jeremy (Jerry) Charles Roy Maycock has resigned as Independent Non-Executive Director of Nuplex Industries Ltd., effective 1 November 2014. With over 35 years’ management experience in the building and construction industries in Australia and New Zealand as well as throughout Asia, Jerry joined the Nuplex Board in September 2011. He is a member of the Human Resources and Nominations Committees. Having begun his career with Shell Oil in the UK and New Zealand, Jerry held a number of senior management positions, principally with Swiss based multinational, Holcim Ltd, one of the world’s largest construction and building materials companies. Over his 20-year career with Holcim, Jerry has held country CEO roles in New Zealand and Australia before becoming Senior Vice President for the southern ASEAN countries and Australasia. During this time, he developed his extensive experience in business leadership, strategy development, project management, B2B marketing, greenfield site development, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets. Before becoming a professional director, Jerry was most recently CEO and Managing Director at CSR Limited. Here, Jerry oversaw the reshaping of CSR into a focused building materials company through the demerger and subsequent trade sale of CSR’s sugar business. Jerry is also Chairman of AGL Energy Limited, an ASX listed integrated energy company, and Chairman of the Port of Brisbane Pty Limited. He is also a director of Australian educational charity The Smith Family. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (1st Class Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, and has completed Stanford University’s senior executive and finance management programs. Jerry is a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand, and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Peter Springford

--

Emery Severin

1,966,960

Ian Davis

658,372

Sam Bastounas

645,760

Mike Kelly

458,640

Paul Kieffer

302,860

Ruben Mannien

461,017

William Weaver

178,246

Paul Davey

508,069

James Williams

505,682

Clive Deetlefs

542,374

Hasan Shafi

505,927

Josie Ashton

280,771

Barbara Gibson

--

David Jackson

--

Jeremy Maycock

--
As Of 29 Jun 2013
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