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Potlatch Corp (PCH.O)

PCH.O on Nasdaq

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9 Dec 2016
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Covey

58 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Eric Cremers

52 2013 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Jerald Richards

47 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Stephanie Brady

48 2015 Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

Lorrie Scott

61 2010 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

William DeReu

49 2012 Vice President - Real Estate and Lake States Resource

Thomas Temple

59 2012 Vice President - Wood Products and Southern Resource

John Moody

67 2006 Lead Independent Director

Linda Breard

46 2015 Independent Director

Boh Dickey

71 2000 Independent Director

William Driscoll

53 2004 Independent Director

Charles Grenier

67 2013 Independent Director

Lawrence Peiros

60 2003 Independent Director

Gregory Quesnel

67 2000 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Covey

Mr. Michael J. Covey is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Covey has been a director since February 2006 and Chief Executive Officer since February 2006 and President and Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2013, Mr. Covey has been Chairman since January 1, 2007. Prior to joining Potlatch in February 2006, he was employed for 23 years by Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT) formerly traded on NYSE until it was acquired by Weyerhaeuser Company in February 2016, where he served as Executive Vice President from August 2001 until shortly before joining Potlatch in February 2006. As our Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Covey has a deep understanding of all aspects of our business and operations. Mr. Covey has a strong background in timberlands, real estate and forest products, with extensive executive-level experience in financial and operational management of timberlands and wood products and other manufacturing facilities. In addition, Mr. Covey has experience managing a REIT, with an operational understanding of the requirements associated with maintaining REIT status. We believe Mr. Covey’s deep knowledge of our industry and his deep understanding of our business and operations enables him to facilitate the Board’s oversight role.

Eric Cremers

Mr. Eric J. Cremers is the President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Cremers has been a director since March 2013 and our President and Chief Operating Officer since March 2013. Mr. Cremers also served as Chief Financial Officer from March 2013 through August 2013, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from February 2012 to March 2013. Mr. Cremers joined the company in 2007 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Cremers has strong strategic planning and financial analysis skills, including evaluating investment opportunities and mergers and acquisitions. He also has experience operating in the domestic forest and wood products industries. As our President and Chief Operating Officer, and former Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Cremers has a deep understanding of all aspects of our business and operations. In addition, Mr. Cremers has experience managing a REIT, with an operational understanding of the requirements associated with maintaining REIT status.

Jerald Richards

Mr. Jerald W. Richards is the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. He was employed by Weyerhaeuser Company and served as Chief Accounting Officer from October 2010 to August 2013 and corporate segment controller from 2008 to October 2010.

Stephanie Brady

Ms. Stephanie A. Brady is Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of the company. She was employed by Itron, Inc. and served as North America Controller from January 2012 to March 2015 and Director of External Reporting from January 2004 to December 2011.

Lorrie Scott

Ms. Lorrie D. Scott is the Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Prior to July 2010, she was employed by Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, Inc., and served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel from October 2007 to July 2010.

William DeReu

Mr. William R. DeReu is the Vice President - Real Estate and Lake States Resource of the Company. He served as the as Vice President, Real Estate from May 2006 to February 2012.

Thomas Temple

Mr. Thomas J. Temple is the Vice President - Wood Products and Southern Resource of the Company. He served as Vice President, Wood Products from January 2009 to February 2012.

John Moody

Mr. John S. Moody is Lead Independent Director of Potlatch Corporation. Mr. Moody has served as President of Parkside Capital, LLC in Houston, which is the general partner and manager of Parkside Capital Land Fund, LTD, a Texas real estate private equity firm. From 2007 through 2009, he served as President of Proterra Management LLC in Houston, which is the general partner and manager of Proterra Realty Fund, LTD, a Texas real estate private equity firm. From 2004 through 2005, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of HRO Asset Management, LLC, a real estate advisory business. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Moody was President of Marsh & McLennan Real Estate Advisors, Inc., a business that directed real estate projects and transactions for Marsh & McLennan. He has also served as a director of Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a publicly held integrated strategic services provider since 2005, and Hines Global REIT, Inc., a commercial real estate REIT since 2009. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Moody served on the board of directors of Equity Office Properties Trust, and from 2004 to 2006, he served on the board of directors of CRIIMI MAE, Inc., both of which were publicly traded REITs.

Linda Breard

Ms. Linda M. Breard, CPA., is Independent Director of Potlatch Corporation., effective October 1, 2015. Ms. Breard became the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Group Health Cooperative, a nonprofit corporation registered as a health maintenance organization. Prior to that, Ms. Breard, a CPA, served as Chief Financial Officer of Quantum Corp., a leading data storage company. Ms. Breard joined Quantum in 2006 when Quantum acquired Advanced Digital Information Corp., where she was Vice President of Global Accounting and Finance. Ms. Breard also served as Senior Vice President of Finance, IT and Facilities at Quantum from 2009 to 2016, and as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Communications from 2012 to 2016. Through her service as Chief Financial Officer of Quantum, Ms. Breard has substantial capital markets and financial reporting expertise as well as an understanding of internal controls. She also has significant oversight and executive-level management experience having been responsible for IT, facilities, human resources and communications at Quantum.

Boh Dickey

Mr. Boh A. Dickey is an Independent Director of Potlatch Corporation. Until his retirement in 2001, Mr. Dickey was the President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of SAFECO Corporation, an insurance and financial services company. He also serves as Chairman of the Board and a director of Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW). Having previously served as the Controller and Chief Financial Officer of SAFECO Corporation, as well as an audit partner at a public accounting firm, Mr. Dickey has substantial financial reporting expertise as well as an understanding of internal controls.

William Driscoll

Mr. William L. Driscoll is an Independent Director of Potlatch Corporation. He is currently a partner with Pointe Group Management Company, a private commercial real estate and management company that he joined in 2007. In March 2008, Mr. Driscoll was recalled to active duty in the United States Marine Corps Reserve as a Civil Affairs officer and deployed to Afghanistan through November 2008. Mr. Driscoll also spent approximately nine months in 2006 serving in Iraq with the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Driscoll has extensive experience with evaluating, establishing and managing major commercial relationships such as joint ventures, with particular skills in real estate and commercial property management. In addition, Mr. Driscoll has strong strategic planning and financial analysis skills, including global purchase and supply chain management skills. He also has experience operating in the domestic and international forestry and wood products industries.

Charles Grenier

Mr. Charles P. Grenier is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Grenier has been a director since May 2013. Mr. Grenier retired in 2000 from Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT) formerly traded on NYSE until it was acquired by Weyerhaeuser Company in February 2016. Mr. Grenier served as Executive Vice President of Plum Creek from 1994 to 2000, as a director from 1995 to 2000, as Vice President, Rocky Mountain Region from 1989 to 1994, and Vice President of Manufacturing from 1986 to 1989. He served as a director of the IX Ranch Company, a large, privately held cattle ranch in Big Sandy, Montana from 2002 to 2011, as a director of Winter Sports, Inc., dba The Big Mountain Resort, formerly a publicly traded company, from 1998 to 2005, and from 2003 to 2009 as a director and member of the audit committee of Semitool, Inc., a manufacturer of tools for the production of electronic chips formerly traded on Nasdaq. Having served for five years as a member of the board of directors, six years as Executive Vice President and eight years as Vice President, of a large, publicly traded timber REIT, Mr. Grenier has a strong background in timberlands, real estate and forest products, with extensive executive-level experience in publicly traded REITs, financial and operational management of timberlands and wood products and other manufacturing facilities. We believe Mr. Grenier's deep knowledge of our industry and his deep understanding of our business and operations contributes greatly to our Board's oversight of the company. Mr. Grenier's service on the boards of two other public companies has provided him with additional corporate governance, leadership and oversight experience.

Lawrence Peiros

Mr. Lawrence S. Peiros is an Independent Director of Potlatch Corporation. Mr. Peiros served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX), a household consumer products company, from 2011 until his retirement on April 1, 2013. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for North America from 2007 to 2011, and as Group Vice President of The Clorox Company, a position he held from February 1999 to 2007. Mr. Peiros serves as a director of Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST), a clothing retailer. Mr. Peiros served as a director of Annie's, Inc., a natural food company formerly traded on NYSE, from 2013 until it was acquired by General Mills, Inc. in October 2014.

Gregory Quesnel

Mr. Gregory L. Quesnel is an Independent Director of Potlatch Corporation. Mr. Quesnel retired from CNF, Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a supply chain logistics management company, in 2004. Mr. Quesnel served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of CNF, Inc. from 1998 to 2004, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1994 to 1998, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1991 to 1994. He has served as a director of Synnex Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a business process services company, since 2006 and as a director for Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST), a clothing retailer, since 2010.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael Covey

2,394,660

Eric Cremers

1,350,230

Jerald Richards

698,017

Stephanie Brady

--

Lorrie Scott

623,229

William DeReu

597,404

Thomas Temple

655,726

John Moody

140,158

Linda Breard

78,040

Boh Dickey

134,658

William Driscoll

117,658

Charles Grenier

127,158

Lawrence Peiros

133,658

Gregory Quesnel

137,158
As Of  30 Dec 2015