People: Polaris Industries Inc (PII)

PII on New York Consolidated

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17 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Scott Wine

46 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Bennett Morgan

49 2005 President, Chief Operating Officer

Michael Malone

54 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Matt Emmerich

2014 Chief Information Officer

Suresh Krishna

44 2010 Vice President - Global Operations and Integration

Stacy Bogart

49 2010 Vice President, Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

James Williams

50 2011 Vice President - Human Resources

Todd-Michael Balan

43 2009 Vice President - Corporate Development

Michael Dougherty

45 2011 Vice President, Asia Pacific and Latin America

Stephen Eastman

48 2012 Vice President - Parts, Garments and Accessories

William Fisher

58 2014 Vice President

Matthew Homan

41 2012 Vice President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Small Vehicles

Michael Jonikas

52 2014 Vice President - Snow and Slingshot

Timothy Larson

38 2013 Vice President - Global Customer Excellence

David Longren

54 2011 Vice President - Off-Road Vehicles and Off-Road Vehicles Engineering

John Wiehoff

52 2013 Lead Independent Director

Kevin Farr

55 2013 Director

Annette Clayton

50 2003 Independent Director

Brian Cornell

52 2012 Independent Director

Gary Hendrickson

57 2011 Independent Director

Bernd Kessler

55 2010 Independent Director

R. Schreck

68 2000 Independent Director

William Van Dyke

67 2006 Independent Director

Richard Edwards

Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Scott Wine

Mr. Scott W. Wine is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Polaris Industries Inc. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Polaris since September 1, 2008, and was appointed as a member of the company Board of Directors on October 23, 2008. He was elected Chairman of the Board on January 31, 2013. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Wine served for sixteen months as President of Fire Safety Americas, the Fire & Security Division of United Technologies Corporation, and prior to that time, held senior leadership positions at Danaher Corp. from 2003 to 2007, serving as President of its Jacob Vehicle Systems and Veeder-Root subsidiaries. Mr. Wine served as a Supply Officer in the U.S. Navy for seven years, and then held a number of operations and executive positions, both international and domestic, with Allied Signal Corp.’s Aerospace Division, which became Honeywell International after a 1999 merger with Honeywell, Inc. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Terex Corporation and the Greater Twin Cities United Way, and is a member of the company Technology Committee.

Bennett Morgan

Mr. Bennett J. Morgan serves as President, Chief Operating Officer of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Morgan has been President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company since April 2005; prior to that he was Vice President and General Manager of the ATV Division of Polaris. Prior to managing the ATV Division, Mr. Morgan was General Manager of the PG&A Division for Polaris from 1997 to 2001. He joined Polaris in 1987 and spent his early career in various product development, marketing and operations management positions of increasing responsibility.

Michael Malone

Mr. Michael W. Malone serves as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Malone has been Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since January 1997. From January 1997 to January 2010, Mr. Malone also served as Corporate Secretary. Mr. Malone was Vice President and Treasurer of the Company from December 1994 to January 1997 and was Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of a predecessor company of Polaris from January 1993 to December 1994. Prior thereto and since 1986, he was Assistant Treasurer of a predecessor company of Polaris. Mr. Malone joined Polaris in 1984 after four years with Arthur Andersen LLP.

Matt Emmerich

Mr. Matt Emmerich is the Chief Information Officer of Polaris Industries Inc. Emmerich has been with Polaris since 2004. He started his career at Polaris as a project manager and quickly assumed greater responsibilities, including his most recent role as director of applications. In the last 10 years, he has contributed to major information services initiatives related to key acquisitions, facility expansions and infrastructure development.

Suresh Krishna

Mr. Suresh Krishna is Vice President - Global Operations and Integration of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Krishna joined Polaris Industries Inc. as Vice President - Supply Chain and Integration on March 29, 2010 and was promoted to Vice President - Global Operations and Integration in September 2010. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Krishna was Vice President Global Operations, Supply Chain and IT for a division of United Technologies Corporation’ Fire & Security business where he was responsible for operations in China, Mexico, United States and Europe from August 2007 to March 2010. Prior to United Technologies Corporation, Mr. Krishna worked for Diageo, a global producer of famous drink brands, as Vice President Supply Chain for their North American business from February 2002 to July 2007.

Stacy Bogart

Ms. Stacy L. Bogart is Vice President, Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Polaris Industries Inc. Ms. Bogart has been Vice President, General Counsel and Compliance Officer of Polaris since November 2009 and Corporate Secretary since January 2010. From February 2009 to November 2009, Ms. Bogart was General Counsel of Liberty Diversified International. From October 1999 until February 2009, Ms. Bogart held several positions at The Toro Company, including Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary. Before joining The Toro Company, Ms. Bogart was a Senior Attorney for Honeywell Inc.

James Williams

Mr. James P. Williams is Vice President - Human Resources of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Williams joined Polaris as Vice President - Human Resources in April 2011. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Williams was Vice President of Human Resources for Cooper Industries, a diversified manufacturing Company, since 2006. Between 2005 and 2006, Mr. Williams was Vice President of Human Resources for Danaher Corp. Previous to that, Mr. Williams held various executive positions of increasing responsibility with Honeywell Inc. from 1995 to 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Williams held a number of posts in Human Resources with Monsanto and General Motors Corporation.

Todd-Michael Balan

Mr. Todd-Michael Balan is Vice President - Corporate Development of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Balan joined Polaris in July 2009 as Vice President - Corporate Development. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Balan was Director of Marketing and Strategy for United Technologies Fire & Security Business from 2007 to June 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Balan held various marketing, general management, business development, and strategy roles within Danaher Corp. from 2001 to 2007. Mr. Balan’s work history also includes various strategy, marketing, and sales management roles with Emerson Electric and Colfax Corporation.

Michael Dougherty

Mr. Michael D. Dougherty is Vice President, Asia Pacific and Latin America of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Dougherty shifted roles in August 2011 to Vice President, Asia Pacific and Latin America from his most recent role as Vice President - Global New Market Development which he held since December 2008. Mr. Dougherty joined the company in 1998 as International Sales Manager, and has held several positions, including Vice President and General Manager of the ATV Division during his tenure. Prior to Polaris, Mr. Dougherty was employed at Trident Medical International, a trading company.

Stephen Eastman

Mr. Stephen L. Eastman is Vice President - Parts, Garments and Accessories of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Eastman joined Polaris in February 2012 as Vice President - Parts Garments and Accessories. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Eastman was President of Target.com for Target Corporation, a general merchandise retailer, from July 2008 to October 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Eastman held several leadership positions at Target Corporation since 1982 in various areas including General Merchandising, Consumer Electronics, Inventory Management and Merchandise Planning Operations.

William Fisher

Mr. William C. Fisher is no longer Vice President of Polaris Industries Inc., effective December 2014. He has also served as General Manager of Service overseeing all technical, dealer, and consumer service operations since 2005. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Fisher was employed by MTS Systems for 15 years in various positions in information services, software engineering, control product development, and general management. Before that time, Mr. Fisher worked as a civil engineer for Anderson-Nichols and he later joined Autocon Industries, where he developed process control software.

Matthew Homan

Mr. Matthew J. Homan is Vice President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Small Vehicles of Polaris Industries Inc. Prior to this, Mr. Homan was Vice President - Off-Road Vehicles Division since August 2008, and was General Manager of the Side-by-Side Division since December 2005. Mr. Homan joined Polaris in 2002 as Director of Marketing for the ATV Division. Prior to working at Polaris, Mr. Homan spent nearly seven years at General Mills working in various marketing and brand management positions.

Michael Jonikas

Mr. Michael P. Jonikas serves as Vice President - Snow and Slingshot of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Jonikas was Vice President - Sales and Marketing since November 2007 and Vice President - On-Road Vehicles from May 2009 to August 2011. Mr. Jonikas joined Polaris in 2000, and during the past eleven years has held several key roles including Director of Product and Marketing Management for the ATV Division and General Manager of the Polaris Side-by-Side Division. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Jonikas spent 12 years at General Mills in numerous general management positions.

Timothy Larson

Mr. Timothy M. Larson has been appointed as Vice President - Global Customer Excellence of Polaris Industries Inc., with effect from August 19, 2013. Larson brings more than 20 years of experience developing customer-centric industry leaders in consumer product, manufacturing, technology and multi-channel businesses. For the past five years Tim served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Jostens, Inc.

David Longren

Mr. David C. Longren is Vice President - Off-Road Vehicles and Off-Road Vehicles Engineering of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Longren was appointed Vice President - Off-Road Vehicles and Off-Road Vehicles Engineering in August 2011. Prior to this, Mr. Longren was Chief Technical Officer since May 2006. Mr. Longren joined Polaris in January 2003 as the Director of Engineering for the ATV Division. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Longren was a Vice President in the Weapons Systems Division of Alliant Techsystems and Vice President, Engineering and Marketing at Blount Sporting Equipment Group.

John Wiehoff

Mr. John P. Wiehoff is Lead Independent Director of Polaris Industries Inc. He has been Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of C.H. Robinson Worldwide since 2007 and Chief Executive Officer of that company since May 2002, following a three-year succession process during which he was named President in December 1999. He has been a member of the C.H. Robinson Board of Directors since December 2001. He was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from June 1998 to December 1999. Previous positions with C.H. Robinson include Treasurer and Corporate Controller. Prior to joining C.H. Robinson in 1992, he was employed by Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Wiehoff also serves on the Board of Directors of Donaldson Company, Inc.

Kevin Farr

Mr. Kevin M. Farr, CPA, is Director of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Farr is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Mattel, Inc. Prior to his time at Mattel, Mr. Farr worked for 10 years as a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers International. Mr. Farr is a Certified Public Account and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Michigan State. He also earned an M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from the prestigious Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He serves on the Corporate Advisory Board of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and is active in a number of professional organizations, including the American Institute of CPAs and the California Society of CPAs.

Annette Clayton

Ms. Annette K. Clayton is Independent Director of Polaris Industries Inc., since 2003. She has been the Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain, for Schneider Electric since May 2011. She is currently based in Hong Kong where she leads a 12 billion euro global supply chain operation. From March 2006 to May 2011, Ms. Clayton was the Vice President of Global Operations for Dell Inc. From 1983 to 2006, she worked for General Motors Corporation where she was President of Saturn Corporation, a member of the North American Strategy Board, and Vice President of Quality and held various other production, engineering and management positions. As President of Saturn Corporation, Ms. Clayton gained experience in corporation, which included overseeing strategic direction and financial accountability for Saturn as well as profit and loss responsibility.

Brian Cornell

Mr. Brian C. Cornell is Independent Director of Polaris Industries Inc. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Pepsico Americas Foods at Pepsico, Inc., since March 12, 2012. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Sam’s Club (now Sam’s West, Inc.) and Executive Vice President of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. from April 3, 2009 to January 31, 2012. From June 4, 2007 to April 2, 2009, Mr. Cornell served as the Chief Executive Officer of Michaels Stores Inc. He served as the Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Safeway Inc. from April 23, 2004 to June 1, 2007 and was responsible for its merchandising, marketing, manufacturing, supply chain and on-line business. Mr. Cornell has been a Director at Centerplate, Inc., a privately held company, since August 2010, and is a former Director of OfficeMax Inc., Kirin-Tropicana Inc., and The Home Depot, Inc. He also serves on the Board of Visitors for the U.C.L.A. Anderson School of Management.

Gary Hendrickson

Mr. Gary E. Hendrickson is Independent Director of Polaris Industries Inc., since April 28, 2011. He has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Valspar Corporation, a global paints and coatings manufacturer, since June 2011 and was its President and Chief Operating Officer from February 2008 to June 2011. From 2005 to February 2008, Mr. Hendrickson served as the Senior Vice President responsible for several business divisions and President, Asia Pacific of The Valspar Corporation and was the Group Vice President, Global Wood Coatings and President, Asia Pacific of The Valspar Corporation from 2004 to 2005. Prior to that, he served as Corporate Vice President and President, Asia Pacific of The Valspar Corporation from 2001 to 2004. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of The Valspar Corporation since 2009, and was named Chairman of the Board in 2012.

Bernd Kessler

Mr. Bernd F. Kessler is Independent Director of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Kessler was the Chief Executive Officer of SRTechnics AG from January 2008 through January 2010. SRTechnics is a privately-held aircraft, component and engine service provider with facilities located in Switzerland, Ireland, Great Britain, France, Spain, Malta and China. From September 2004 through October 2007, Mr. Kessler was the President and Chief Executive Officer of MTU Aero Engines AG, in Munich, Germany, an aero engine design, development, manufacturing and service company, where he was instrumental in preparing the company for a initial public offering on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Prior to September 2004, Mr. Kessler held management and executive positions for 20 years at Honeywell International and its preceding company AlliedSignal Corp. Among other roles, he led Honeywell’s Aerospace aftermarket services business with 27 facilities around the world. Mr. Kessler also serves as the Chairman of the Board of RENA GmbH in Germany, as a director on the board of Finnair Technical Services in Helsinki, Finland and the board of JorAMCo Ltd. in Amman, Jordan.

R. Schreck

Mr. R. M. Schreck is Independent Director of Polaris Industries Inc. He is a registered professional engineer and retired Vice President, Technology, General Electric Company. He is currently on the staff of the University of Louisville Speed School of Engineering and consults through his business, RMS Engineering, LLC. Mr. Schreck also serves as a director of the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation, a private, nonprofit organization. Mr. Schreck serves as the Chair of the company Technology Committee and is also a member of the company Audit Committee and the company Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He has 35 years of experience in engineering and product development as well as in manufacturing processes.

William Van Dyke

Mr. William Grant Van Dyke is Independent Director of Polaris Industries Inc. He was the Chairman of the Board of Donaldson Company, Inc., a worldwide provider of filtration systems and replacement parts, from August 2004 until his retirement in 2005. He was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Donaldson Company from 1996 to August 2004 and held various financial and management positions with that company from 1974 to 1996. He served on the Board of Directors of Black Hills Corp. from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Van Dyke also serves as a director of Graco Inc. and Alliant Techsystems Inc. He also serves on the Board of Overseers of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

Richard Edwards

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