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Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (RGR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Jacobi

74 2010 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Christopher Killoy

57 2014 President, Chief Operating Officer

Michael Fifer

58 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Cosentino

65 2010 Vice Chairman of the Board, Lead Independent Director

Thomas Dineen

47 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Thomas Sullivan

55 2006 Vice President - Newport Operations, New Hampshire Firearms and Pine Tree Castings

Kevin Reid

55 2008 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Mark Lang

59 2008 Group Vice President

Shawn Leska

44 2015 Vice President - Sales

Stephen Maynard

61 2007 Vice President - Lean Business Development

Sandra Froman

2015 Director

Terrence O'Connor

60 2014 Director

Amir Rosenthal

54 2010 Independent Director

Ronald Whitaker

68 2006 Independent Director

Phillip Widman

61 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Jacobi

Mr. Charles Michael Jacobi is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Sturm, Ruger and Company, Inc., since 2010. Mr. Jacobi has been the President of Stable House 1, LLC, a private real estate development company, since 1999. Mr. Jacobi has been a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Corrections Corporation of America since 2000. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Webster Financial Corporation since 1993, served as a member of its Audit Committee from 1993 (including as Audit Committee chair from 1996 to 2011), and became a member of its Compensation Committee in 2011. He has been a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of KCAP Financial Corporation since 2006. Mr. Jacobi became a member of the Board of Directors of Performance Sports Group Ltd. (formerly Bauer Performance Sports Ltd.) and its Audit, Compensation and Corporate Governance committees in 2012. He is the former President, CEO and Board member of Katy Industries, Inc. and the former President, CEO and Board member of Timex Corporation. Mr. Jacobi is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Jacobi is currently the Chairman of the Board and a member of the Compensation Committee. The Board believes that Mr. Jacobi’s extensive business, investment management, board experience and financial expertise qualify him to serve on the Board of Directors.

Christopher Killoy

Mr. Christopher J. Killoy is re designated as President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company., effective May 9, 2017. He joined the Company in 2003 as Executive Director of Sales and Marketing. He was named Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 2006 and promoted to President & COO in 2014. During this time he led the marketing and sales effort to record revenues and built a talented management team. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Killoy's career included duty in the U. S. Army, and several years at General Electric, Smith & Wesson, and Savage Arms in a variety of sales, marketing, and general management positions. Mr. Killoy graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1981.

Michael Fifer

Mr. Michael O. Fifer is no longer Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company., effective May 9, 2017. Mr. Fifer has been Chief Executive Officer of the Company since September 25, 2006, and additionally served as President of the Company from April 23, 2008 to January 1, 2014. He was the Executive Vice President and President of Engineered Products of Mueller Industries, Inc. from 2003 to 2006, President of North American Operations of Watts Industries, Inc. from 1998 to 2002, and a member of the Board of Directors and Audit, Compensation and Special Committees of Conbraco Industries from 2003 to 2006. Mr. Fifer is a member of the Board of Governors of the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

John Cosentino

Mr. John A. Cosentino, Jr., is Vice Chairman of the Board, Lead Independent Director of Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. Mr. Cosentino has been a partner of Ironwood Manufacturing Fund, LP since 2002, a Director of Simonds Industries, Inc. since 2003, a Director of the Bilco Company since 2010, and a Director of Whitcraft LLC since 2011 and Chairman of the Board of Habco Industries LLC since 2012, He was the Chairman of North American Specialty Glass, LLC from 2005 to 2012, the Vice Chairman of Primary Steel, LLC from 2005 to 2007, a partner of Capital Resource Partners, LP from 2000 to 2001, and a Director in the following Capital Resource Partners, LP portfolio companies: Spirit Brands from 1998 to 2006, Pro Group, Inc. from 1999 to 2002, WPT, Inc. from 1998 to 2001, and Todd Combustion, Inc. from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Cosentino is the former Vice President-Operations of the Stanley Works, former President of PCI Group, Inc., Rau Fastener, LLC, and Otis Elevator-North America division of United Technologies, former Group Executive of the Danaher Corporation, and former Director of Integrated Electrical Services, Olympic Manufacturing Company, and the Wiremold Company. Mr. Cosentino is currently the Vice Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Company’s Compensation Committee and a member of the Company’s Audit Committee.

Thomas Dineen

Mr. Thomas A. Dineen is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer of the Company. He became Vice President on May 24, 2006. Previously he served as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer since May 6, 2003 and had been Assistant Controller since 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Dineen had served as Manager, Corporate Accounting since 1997.

Thomas Sullivan

Mr. Thomas P. Sullivan is Vice President - Newport Operations, New Hampshire Firearms and Pine Tree Castings of Sturm Ruger and Company, Inc., since August 14, 2006. Mr. Sullivan is also responsible for the Mayodan, North Carolina Firearms Division.

Kevin Reid

Mr. Kevin B. Reid, Sr., is Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Sturm Ruger and Company, Inc. He became Vice President and General Counsel on April 23, 2008. Previously he served as the Company’s Director of Marketing from June 4, 2007. Mr. Reid joined the Company in July 2001 as an Assistant General Counsel.

Mark Lang

Mr. Mark T. Lang is Group Vice President of Sturm Ruger and Company, Inc. Mr. Lang is responsible for management of the Prescott Firearms Division, the MIM subsidiary, and the Company’s acquisition efforts. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lang was President of the Custom Products Business at Mueller Industries, Inc. Prior to joining Mueller, Mr. Lang was the Vice President of Operations for the Automotive Division of Thomas and Betts, Inc.

Shawn Leska

Mr. Shawn Christopher Leska is Vice President - Sales of the Company. Mr. Leska joined the Company in 1989, and has served in a variety of positions in the sales department. Most recently, Mr. Leska served as Director of Sales since 2011.

Stephen Maynard

Mr. Stephen M. Maynard is Vice President - Lean Business Development of the Company. He joined the Company as Vice President of Lean Business Development on April 24, 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Maynard served as Vice President of Engineering and CIO at the Wiremold Company.

Sandra Froman

Ms. Sandra S. Froman is Director of Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. Ms. Froman has established herself as a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment and has worked tirelessly to ensure that the protections it guarantees are preserved. She is a Past President of the National Rifle Association and currently serves on its Board of Directors. In addition to managing her private law practice, Ms. Froman routinely speaks at colleges, law schools and other venues on Second Amendment issues. She is an active hunter, shooter, and firearms collector, as well as an NRA Certified Instructor and member of numerous shooting and hunting organizations. Ms. Froman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics with distinction from Stanford University and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School.

Terrence O'Connor

Mr. Terrence G. O'Connor has been appointed as Director of Sturm Ruger & Co Inc. Mr. O'Connor has spent over 30 years in the financial services industry. Currently he is the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Bald Eagle Partners, a private real estate investment firm. He previously served as the Managing Partner of Cedar Creek Management, LLC, a private investment partnership, and as Partner at HPB Associates, also a private investment firm. Between 1990 and 1992, Mr. O’Connor served as an analyst with Feshbach Brothers. Prior to that, Mr. O'Connor spent 10 years at Kidder Peabody in various capacities. Before that, Mr. O’Connor served as an Advertising Account Executive with Ogilvy & Mather. Mr. O’Connor is currently a member of the Company’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Risk Oversight Committee.

Amir Rosenthal

Mr. Amir P. Rosenthal is Independent Director of Sturm, Ruger & Company Inc., since January 4, 2010. Mr. Rosenthal has been the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration of Performance Sports Group Ltd. (formerly Bauer Performance Sports Ltd.) since 2012. From 2008 to 2011, he served as its Chief Financial Officer. From 2001 to 2008, he served in a variety of positions at Katy Industries, Inc., including Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel and Secretary. From 1989 to 2001, Mr. Rosenthal served in a variety of positions at Timex Corporation, including Treasurer, Counsel and Senior Counsel, as well as Director and Chairman of Timex Watches Ltd.

Ronald Whitaker

Mr. Ronald C. Whitaker is Independent Director of Sturm, Ruger and Company, Inc., since June 1, 2006. Mr. Whitaker served as the President and CEO of Hyco International from 2003 and as a member of its Board from 2001 until his retirement in 2011. In April of 2013, he joined the Board of Payne & Dolan, a family owned road construction business based in Wisconsin, and serves as a member of the Compensation Committee and is the Chairman of the Special Litigation Committee. Mr. Whitaker has been a Board member of Global Brass and Copper Company, Inc. since 2011, and serves as the chair of its Compensation Committee and as a member of its Audit Committee. Mr. Whitaker has been a Board member of Panghorn Corporation since 2006 and serves as the chair of its Compensation Committee. He was a member of the Board and executive committee of Strategic Distribution, Inc., and was its President and CEO from 2000 to 2003. Mr. Whitaker was the President and CEO of Johnson Outdoors from 1996 to 2000, and CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of Colt’s Manufacturing Co., Inc. from 1992 to 1995. He is a former Board member of Firearms Training Systems, Group Decco, Michigan Seamless Tube, Precision Navigation, Inc., Weirton Steel Corporation and Code Alarm, and a former Trustee of the College of Wooster.

Phillip Widman

Mr. Phillip C. Widman is Independent Director of Strum, Ruger and Company, Inc., since January 4, 2010. Mr. Widman has been the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Terex Corporation from 2002 until his retirement in March 2013. In 2014, Mr. Widman joined the Board of Directors of Harsco Corporation and serves as a member of its Audit Committee. In 2014, Mr. Widman joined the Board of Directors of Vectrus, Inc. and serves as a member of its Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. He served as a Board and Nominating and Governance Committee member, and as Audit Committee chair, of Lubrizol Corp from November 2008 until September 2011. Mr. Widman was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Philip Services Corporation from 1998 to 2001.