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Polaris Industries Inc (PII)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Scott Wine

49 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Speetzen

46 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

Michael Dougherty

48 2015 President- International

Matthew Homan

44 2016 President- Off-Road Vehicles

James Williams

53 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Kenneth Pucel

49 2014 Executive Vice President - Global Operations, Engineering and Lean

Stacy Bogart

52 2015 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

John Olson

2016 Vice President, General Manager - Polaris Defense

Stephen Eastman

51 2012 Vice President - Parts, Garments and Accessories

Joel Houlton

2016 Vice President - Global Safety and Quality for Polaris

David Longren

57 2016 Vice President - Enterprise Cost

Craig Scanlon

2016 Vice President of Slingshot and Chief Retail Officer of the Off-Road Vehicle Division

John Wiehoff

54 2013 Lead Independent Director

Annette Clayton

52 2003 Independent Director

Kevin Farr

58 2013 Independent Director

Gary Hendrickson

59 2011 Independent Director

Gwenne Henricks

59 2015 Independent Director

Bernd Kessler

58 2010 Independent Director

Lawrence Kingsley

53 2016 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 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 AlliedSignal Corp.’s Aerospace Division, which became Honeywell International Inc. after a 1999 merger with Honeywell Inc. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of US Bancorp, Terex Corporation, Greater Twin Cities United Way, and is a member of our Technology Committee. As a proven leader with considerable experience across a variety of industries and three respected international companies, Mr. Wine has a track record of producing outstanding results.

Michael Speetzen

Mr. Michael T. Speetzen is Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 3, 2015. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Speetzen was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Xylem, Inc., a provider of fluid technology and equipment solutions for water issues, since 2011, when the company was formed from the spinoff of the water businesses of ITT Corporation. He joined ITT, a global manufacturing company, in 2009. Prior to joining ITT, Mr. Speetzen served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the StandardAero Company owned by the private equity firm Dubai Aerospace Enterprise. Previously, he held positions of increasing responsibility in the finance functions at Honeywell Inc. and General Electric Company.

Michael Dougherty

Mr. Michael D. Dougherty is President- International of Polaris Industries Inc. Prior to his current role, he was Vice President—Asia Pacific and Latin America since August 2011. Mr. Dougherty joined the company in 1998 as International Sales Manager, and has held several positions, including Vice President of Global New Market Development and 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.

Matthew Homan

Mr. Matthew J. Homan is President- Off-Road Vehicles of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Homan has held several key leadership positions at Polaris. Prior to his current role, most recently he was President—Global Adjacent Markets since September 2015, Vice President—Global Adjacent Markets since July 2014, Vice President—EMEA since August 2011, Vice President—Off-Road Vehicles since August 2008, and General Manager of Side-by-Sides 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, Inc. working in various marketing and brand management positions.

James Williams

Mr. James P. Williams is Chief Human Resource Officer and Senior Vice President of Polaris Industries Inc. Prior to this Mr. Williams was Vice President—Human Resources since 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.

Kenneth Pucel

Mr. Kenneth J. Pucel is Executive Vice President - Global Operations, Engineering and Lean of Polaris Industries Inc., effective December 2014. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Pucel was with Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC), a global provider of medical solutions. Most recently, Mr. Pucel held the position of Executive Vice President of Global Operations, Quality and Technology and was a member of BSC’s Executive Committee from 2004 to 2014. Since 2004, he managed BSC’s manufacturing facilities, supply chain and numerous distributions centers; in 2010, he added responsibility for enterprise-wide Lean and research and development activities.

Stacy Bogart

Ms. Stacy L. Bogart is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Polaris Industries Inc. Prior to her current role, she was Vice President—General Counsel and Compliance Officer 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.

John Olson

Mr. John M. Olson has been appointed as Vice President, General Manager - Polaris Defense of the Company. John joins us from Sierra Nevada Corporation, where as Vice President of their Space Systems business he was responsible for space-exploration systems, including the innovative Dream Chaser reusable spacecraft. Altogether, John has 28 years' experience in DoD/USAF, NASA, and White House public service, including 12 years at the Pentagon, as well as 3 years' executive leadership in private industry. He is also a veteran with active service in multiple conflicts, including overseas and wartime support during conflicts in the Gulf, Bosnia/Kosovo, Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya. John holds a BS degree in Engineering Science and Mechanical Engineering from the Air Force Academy, dual M.S. degrees in Material Science, Engineering, and Avionics from the University of Illinois, and a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Auburn University.

Stephen Eastman

Mr. Stephen L. Eastman is Vice President - Parts, Garments and Accessories of Polaris Industries Inc. Prior to his current role, he was Vice President—Parts, Garments and Accessories since February 2012. 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.

Joel Houlton

Mr. Joel Houlton is Vice President - Global Safety and Quality for Polaris of the Company. He joined the company in 2011, and most recently has been leading Central Engineering Operations and Defense Engineering, while serving as the interim leader of the Defense business. Prior to joining Polaris, Houlton gained significant leadership, engineering and quality experience in the aerospace industry, in roles at Honeywell and ATK.

David Longren

Mr. David C. Longren is Vice President - Enterprise Cost of Polaris Industries Inc., since August 2011. Prior to this, Mr. Longren was President—Off-Road Vehicles and Off-Road Vehicles Engineering since September 2015, and Vice President—Off-Road Vehicles and Off-Road Vehicles Engineering since August 2011, 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.

Craig Scanlon

Mr. Craig Scanlon is Vice President of Slingshot and Chief Retail Officer of the Off-Road Vehicle Division of the Company. He joined the company in 2004 in a Field Sales Role. He held positions of increasing responsibility in marketing, sales and general management within the Off-Road Vehicles business, before being promoted to VP of Slingshot in 2015. Scanlon added the role of Chief Retail Officer for Off-Road Vehicles in 2016, which he will retain.

John Wiehoff

Mr. John Paul Wiehoff is Lead Independent Director of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Wiehoff 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 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. Mr. Wiehoff is our Lead Director, is a member of our Compensation Committee and serves as the Chair of our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. His previous position as Chief Financial Officer of C.H. Robinson and employment at Arthur Andersen make him a valuable asset to our Board of Directors, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and Compensation Committee, and his exposure to complex financial issues with large corporations makes him a skilled advisor. His expertise as a chief executive officer and expertise in logistics adds significant value to the Board.

Annette Clayton

Ms. Annette K. Clayton is Independent Director of Polaris Industries Inc., since 2003. Ms. Clayton has been the Chief Supply Chain Officer for Schneider Electric since May 2011, where she leads a 12 billion euro global supply chain operation comprised of 80,000 employees, more than 250 manufacturing factories and over 100 distribution centers. She oversees Customer Satisfaction & Quality, Safety, Environment and Real Estate, and is a member of the Executive Committee. From 2006 to 2011, Ms. Clayton led Dell Inc.'s supply chain transformation and oversaw the global manufacturing and fulfillment operations. While at Dell, Ms. Clayton was responsible for the commercial order management and customer care operations in sixteen countries. From 1983 to 2006, she worked for General Motors Corporation in senior management positions in engineering and production, including President, Saturn Corporation, as a member of the North American Strategy Board, and Vice President, Quality. As President of Saturn Corporation, Ms. Clayton gained experience leading a large corporation, which included overseeing strategic direction and financial accountability as well as profit and loss responsibility. With many years of experience running large scale supply chain manufacturing companies with global presence, Ms. Clayton brings to the Board expertise in supply chain, supply chain strategy, global expansion and various channel expansions, including the consumer durables area. Ms. Clayton also has many years of experience in engineering, production and manufacturing. Ms. Clayton serves as the Chair of Technology Committee and is a member of Compensation Committee.

Kevin Farr

Mr. Kevin M. Farr, CPA, is Independent Director of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Farr has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Mattel, Inc., a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products, since February 2000, where he is responsible for Mattel’s worldwide financial operations, as well as strategic planning; corporate development, including mergers and acquisitions; information technology; corporate communications; and government affairs. Prior to being named CFO in 2000, Mr. Farr served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller from September 1996 to February 2000. From 1991 to 1996, he served in various roles in Tax, including Vice President, Tax from 1993 to 1996. He joined Mattel in 1991 as Director of Taxes. Prior to Mattel, Mr. Farr spent 10 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He serves on the Corporate Advisory Board of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He previously served on the Beckman Coulter Board from 2004 to 2011. With many years of experience in executive leadership roles, Mr. Farr brings to the Board expertise in financial operations, business development and corporate strategy. As a past director for a public company, Mr. Farr also provides significant board experience. Mr. Farr is the Chair of Audit Committee and a member of Technology Committee.

Gary Hendrickson

Mr. Gary E. Hendrickson is Independent Director of Polaris Industries Inc., since April 28, 2011. Mr. Hendrickson 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 significant 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 1999 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. Mr. Hendrickson serves as the Chair of our Compensation Committee and is also a member of Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Hendrickson’s experience as president and chief executive officer of a global company provides expertise in corporate leadership and development and execution of business growth strategy.

Gwenne Henricks

Ms. Gwenne A. Henricks is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Henricks is Vice President, Product Development & Global Technology, and Chief Technology Officer of Caterpillar Inc. Ms. Henricks joined Caterpillar in 1981 in an engineering role, and held numerous engineering and executive roles progressing in scope and complexity. She was named Vice President of Product Development and Global Technology, and Chief Technology Officer in 2012. Ms. Henricks serves on the Bradley University Engineering Advisory Committee, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Advisory Council and the Conference Board’s Product and Services Development Council. Ms. Henricks brings to the Board executive leadership, as well as valuable knowledge and experience in technology, and global research and development organization. Ms. Henricks is a member of Audit Committee and Technology Committee.

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 successful 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, Inc. 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 on the Board of JorAMCo Ltd. in Amman, Jordan, Flowcastings GmbH in Trebur, Germany and Zitec GMBH in Plettling, Germany. Mr. Kessler is a member of Audit Committee, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, and Technology Committee. Mr. Kessler is based in Europe and has extensive experience in international management and mergers and acquisitions. Through his employment at Honeywell International, Mr. Kessler obtained skills in talent and organization development, engineering and operations management and the ability to build strong and lasting customer relationships. He is recognized as an industry leader in the global aerospace and defense markets, which will be helpful as we strive to grow military and international business. His experience in operations, service and global business are expected to be a key asset to us as we continue to increase sales globally and strive to increase operational efficiency.

Lawrence Kingsley

Mr. Lawrence D. Kingsley is Independent Director of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Kingsley served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pall Corporation from October 2013 until October 2015. He served as CEO and President of Pall Corporation from October 2011 until October 2013. Prior to his election, Mr. Kingsley served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of IDEX Corporation, a company specializing in the development, design, and manufacture of fluid and metering technologies and health and science technologies products from March 2005 to August 2011. Mr. Kingsley remained Chairman of IDEX until the end of 2011. Before joining IDEX, Mr. Kingsley held management positions of increasing responsibility with Danaher Corporation, Kollmorgen Corporation and Weidmuller Incorporated. He was a Director of Cooper Industries Ltd. and of Cooper Wiring Devices, Inc. from 2007 until November 2012. He has been a Director for Rockwell Automation Corporation since April 3, 2013. Mr. Kingsley brings strong executive leadership and business management skills to Board, as well as valuable experience in strategic planning, corporate development and operations analysis. He also brings significant financial expertise to the Board including financial reporting and corporate finance. Mr. Kingsley is a member of Audit Committee and Technology Committee.

Richard Edwards