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Stepan Co (SCL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

F. Quinn Stepan

78 2005 Chairman of the Board

F.Quinn Stepan

55 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Scott Beamer

44 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Jennifer Hale

54 2016 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Scott Behrens

46 2014 Vice President, General Manager - Surfactants

Arthur Mergner

52 2014 Vice President, General Manager - Polymers

Gregory Servatius

56 2006 Vice President - Human Resources

Scott Mason

57 2010 Vice President - Supply Chain

Debra Stefaniak

54 2015 Vice President- Business Transformation

Frank Pacholec

60 2010 Vice President - Research & Development, Corporate Sustainability Officer

Jan Reed

55 2015 Director

Michael Boyce

67 2010 Independent Director

Randall Dearth

51 2012 Independent Director

Joaquin Delgado

56 2011 Independent Director

Gregory Lawton

65 2006 Independent Director

Edward Wehmer

61 2003 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

F. Quinn Stepan

Mr. F. Quinn Stepan is Chairman of the Board of Stepan Co. He served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from November 1984 to December 2005. Director of Fermi Research Alliance, LLC, a joint partnership of the University of Chicago and the Universities Research Association, since January 2015.

F.Quinn Stepan

Mr. F.Quinn Stepan, Jr., has served the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2006. He served the Company as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from February 1999 to December 2005. Director of Follett Corporation from February 2005 to July 2011.

Scott Beamer

Mr. Scott D. Beamer is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Stepan Co., effective August 15, 2013. Mr. Beamer most recently served as Assistant Corporate Controller at PPG Industries, Inc. ("PPG"), a position he held since 2012. From 2008 through 2012, Mr. Beamer was Chief Financial Officer of the European Region for PPG, and he held various other positions during his 16 year career at PPG. Prior to joining PPG, Mr. Beamer worked as an auditor at Ernst & Young for four years. In addition, Mr. Beamer is a licensed CPA.

Jennifer Hale

Ms. Jennifer A. Hale has served the Company as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since January 2016. From 2013 through 2015, she served as Vice President, Global General Counsel and Strategic Business Consultant at Vita-Mix Holdings Company. From 2007 to 2013, she served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Dyson, Inc.

Scott Behrens

Mr. Scott R. Behrens is Vice President, General Manager - Surfactants of the Company, effective September 5, 2014. He joined Stepan Company in 1993 as a chemist and was promoted into his first Business Development position in 1998. He moved on to become Global Business Manager – Agricultural Products in 2003. Behrens was then promoted into the position of Director – Functional Sales followed by Director – Functional Products. He was promoted to the position of VP Business Management in 2008 where he led the continued diversification of Stepan’s surfactant business. A native of Bloomingdale, IL, Behrens attained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Illinois State University and his MBA from Northwestern University.

Arthur Mergner

Mr. Arthur W. Mergner is Vice President and General Manager - Polymers since April 2014. From June 2013 until April 2014, he served as Vice President - North America Polymers. From July 2008 through June 2013 he served as Vice President, Procurement.

Gregory Servatius

Mr. Gregory Servatius is Vice President - Human Resources of Stepan Co. From April 2003 until January 2006, he served as Vice President, Surfactant Sales. From October 2001 until April 2003, he served as Vice President Functional Products. From 1998 to 2001, he served as Managing Director of Stepan’s European operation.

Scott Mason

Mr. Scott C. Mason is Vice President - Supply Chain of Stepan Co., since March 2010. From January 2006 until December 2009, he served as Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain and President, Alternative Channels of Nalco Company.

Debra Stefaniak

Ms. Debra A. Stefaniak has served the Company as Vice President, Business Transformation. From May 2009 to February 2014, she served as Vice President, Global Logistics. From July 2006 to May 2009, she served as Director, Global Logistics.

Frank Pacholec

Mr. Frank Pacholec is Vice President - Research & Development, Corporate Sustainability Officer of Stepan Co. In May 2010 he was appointed Corporate Sustainability Officer. From November 1983 until April 2003, he was employed with Monsanto and Solutia in the Research and Development area.

Jan Reed

Ms. Jan Stern Reed is Director of Stepan Company. Ms. Reed currently serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. She also serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Walgreen Co., a position she has held since October 2014. Prior to joining Walgreens, Ms. Reed held key management, legal and human resource positions with Solo Cup Company and Baxter International Inc. Ms. Reed earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, in Psychology from the University of Michigan, and a Juris Doctor from Northwestern University's School of Law. She was selected as one of Corporate Counsel's Top 100 In-House Counsels in 2013 and as an outstanding executive and named among the winners of Profiles in Diversity Journal's 14 th Annual Women Worth Watching ® Awards in 2015. She also serves as a board member for Meals on Wheels, Chicago.

Michael Boyce

Mr. Michael R. Boyce is an Independent Director of Stepan Co. He served as the Chairman and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PQ Corporation, a global specialty chemical and catalyst company, since 2005. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Peak Investments, an operating and acquisition company, since 1998. Executive Chairman of Eco Services Operations LLC, an environmental and recycling company, since December 2014. From 1990 to 1998, President and Chief Operating Officer of Harris Chemical Group, Inc. Director of PQ Corporation, AAR Corp and Eco Services Operations LLC.

Randall Dearth

Mr. Randall S. Dearth is an Independent Director of Stepan Co. He is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Calgon Carbon Corporation, a global manufacturer of activated carbon and innovative treatment systems, since May 2014. President and Chief Executive Officer of Calgon Carbon Corporation from 2012 to May 2014. President and Chief Executive Officer of LANXESS Corporation, a global chemicals manufacturer, from 2004 to 2012. Director of Calgon Carbon Corporation.

Joaquin Delgado

Mr. Joaquin Delgado is an Independent Director of Stepan Co. He is Executive Vice President, Health Care Business Group of 3M Company, a global diversified technology company, since 2012. Executive Vice President, Electro and Communications Business of 3M Company, from 2009 to 2012. Vice President and General Manager, Electronic Markets Materials Division of 3M Company, from 2007 to 2009. Vice President, Research and Development and New Business Ventures, Consumer and Office Business of 3M Company, from 2005 to 2007. President of 3M Korea Ltd. from 2003 to 2005.

Gregory Lawton

Mr. Gregory E. Lawton is an Independent Director of Stepan Co. He served as Consultant. President and Chief Executive Officer of JohnsonDiversey, Inc., a manufacturer of cleaning products, from October 2000 to February 2006. From January 1999 to September 2000, President and Chief Operating Officer of Johnson Wax Professional. President of NuTone, Inc., a subsidiary of Williams plc based in Cincinnati, Ohio from 1994 to 1998. From 1989 to 1994, served with Procter & Gamble as Vice President and General Manager of several consumer product groups. Director of General Cable and American Trim.

Edward Wehmer

Mr. Edward J. Wehmer is an Independent Director of Stepan Co. He served as President, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Wintrust Financial Corporation, a financial services company, since May 1998. Prior to May 1998, President and Chief Operating Officer of Wintrust Financial Corporation since its formation in 1996. Director of Wintrust Financial Corporation. Involved in several charitable and professional organizations.