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A Schulman Inc (SHLM.BE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Gingo

71 2016 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

John Richardson

70 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Gary Miller

69 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Kim Whiteman

58 2009 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Donald McMillan

55 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Patricia Mishic

50 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Andrean Horton

2016 Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Stacy Walter

53 2013 Executive Vice President - Internal Audit

Kevin Andrews

48 2015 Senior Vice President, General Manager - EC

Derek Bristow

55 2010 Senior Vice President, General Manager – APAC

Heinrich Lingnau

53 2015 Senior Vice President, General Manager- EMEA

Gustavo Perez

51 2014 Senior Vice President, General Manager – LATAM

Frank Roederer

47 2016 Senior Vice President and General Manager, United States and Canada

Kristopher Westbrooks

37 2015 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller

Timothy McDannold

53 2013 Vice President, Treasurer, Director - Risk Management

Melinda Reynolds

54 2015 Vice President - Global Tax

David Birney

72 2012 Lead Independent Director

Eugene Allspach

68 2010 Independent Director

Gregory Barmore

73 2010 Independent Director

Lee Meyer

66 2008 Independent Director

James Mitarotonda

61 2005 Independent Director

Ernest Novak

71 2003 Independent Director

Irvin Reid

75 2009 Independent Director

Jennifer Beeman

Director - Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph Gingo

Mr. Joseph M. Gingo serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Gingo served as President and Chief Executive Officer of A. Schulman from January 2008 through December 2014 and has been the Chairman of the Board since February 2008. Prior to 2008, Mr. Gingo was employed at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for more than 40 years, where he last served as Executive Vice President, Quality Systems and Chief Technical Officer at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Mr. Gingo has served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since 2000 and as a director of Omnova Solutions, Inc. since 2015. Mr. Gingo also served as a director of OM Group, Inc. during 2015. Mr. Gingo earned his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Case Institute of Technology (Case Western Reserve University) in 1966, a law degree from The University of Akron in 1971 and a Master’s degree in business management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1983.

John Richardson

Mr. John W. Richardson has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, with effect from November 1, 2016. Mr. Richardson, served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Qwest Communications International from 2007 to 2008, and as Senior Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer for the company from 2003 to 2007. In 2002, Mr. Richardson retired from the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company after 35 years of service, where he held a variety of positions including Vice President Corporate Finance & Chief Accounting Officer and Chairman & General Manager of Goodyear’s British subsidiary. Mr. Richardson currently serves as Vice President of the Board of Trustees at the Akron Area YMCA, as a member of the Board of Trustees at Fairlawn Country Club, and is on the Leadership Council for Primary Care at Summa Health System. Mr. Richardson earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Ohio University in 1967, and he holds a Certified Public Accounting license from the State of Ohio.

Gary Miller

Mr. Gary A. Miller is Chief Operating Officer of A. Schulman, Inc. Miller has served as executive vice president global and chief procurement officer for A. Schulman since 2008. In this new role, he will be responsible for the efficiency and effectiveness of the Company’s global operations. A 42-year veteran of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Miller earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University; the Executive Program at Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia; and Kellogg School for Graduate Studies, Northwestern University.

Kim Whiteman

Mr. Kim L. Whiteman is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of the company since June 15, 2009. Previously, Mr. Whiteman held various human resource management roles at The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company since 1979.

Donald McMillan

Mr. Donald B. McMillan has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the company. Previously, Previously, Mr. McMillan served as the Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller since April 2011until June 2013, Corporate Controller since April 2006 and held various financial positions since joining the Company in 1996.

Patricia Mishic

Ms. Patricia M. Mishic has been appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of A. Schulman, Inc., effective January 16, 2012. Previously, Ms. Mishic served as Global Director of Marketing Excellence for Dow Chemical Company's Performance Materials and Performance Plastics divisions and held a variety of global business development, marketing and business management positions since 2000.

Andrean Horton

Ms. Andrean R. Horton is appointed as a Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of the Company., effective September 1, 2016. She currently Vice President, Secretary and Assistant General Counsel, responsible for global legal operations, and she joined A. Schulman in 2010 as its Senior Corporate Counsel, Americas, responsible forthe United States,CanadaandLatin America. In her roles with A. Schulman, she has provided counsel on a wide range of legal issues, including intellectual property, real estate, contracts, labor and employment, compliance and litigation. Prior to joining A. Schulman, Horton was General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of The Bartech Group, Inc., and held various legal roles at YRC Worldwide Inc. She received a juris doctor degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan. She is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, the State Bar ofOhioand the State Bar of Michigan.

Stacy Walter

Ms. Stacy R. Walter has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Internal Audit of A. Schulman, Inc., effective April 5, 2013. Ms. Walter has served as the Director of Internal Audit for the Company from June 2006 until April 2013 and Sarbanes-Oxley Audit Manager from 2005 until 2006.

Kevin Andrews

Mr. Kevin T. Andrews is the Senior Vice President, General Manager - EC of the company. Mr. Andrews formerly was the President – Engineered Composites at Citadel Plastics which was acquired by the Company in June 2015. Mr. Andrews had been with Citadel, since 2010, serving in a variety of management positions.

Derek Bristow

Mr. Derek R. Bristow is Senior Vice President, General Manager – APAC since September 2010. Mr. Bristow formerly was President – Europe of ICO, Inc., which was acquired by the Company in April 2010. Mr. Bristow had been with ICO, Inc. since 1998, serving in a variety of management positions.

Heinrich Lingnau

Mr. Heinrich Lingnau is the Senior Vice President and General Manager - EMEA of A. Schulman Inc. Previously, Mr. Lingnau was the regional business leader for the masterbatch product family and held various management-level positions with the Company's EMEA operations since 1999.

Gustavo Perez

Mr. Gustavo S. Perez, CPA, is senior Vice President, General Manager- LATAM of the company. Mr. Perez most recently served as the General Manager of Masterbatch for the Company’s North America operations and has been with the Company since 1995, serving in a variety of management positions.

Frank Roederer

Mr. Frank Roederer is Senior Vice President and General Manager, United States and Canada of the Company. Roederer joined A. Schulman in 2013 as the specialty powders business unit director and has steadily taken on roles of increasing responsibility. Earlier this year, he was named senior vice president of the Engineering Composites business. Prior to joining the Company, he was the general manager of strategic planning and corporate performance management for SABIC, after overseeing WR Grace’s supply chain in Europe, Middle East and Asia for three years. He began his career at The Dow Chemical Company in 1996, where he held various global leadership positions throughout his 10-year tenure. He holds an operations management and marketing degree from Fachhochschule Offenburg, and an MBA from Schiller International University.

Kristopher Westbrooks

Mr. Kristopher R. Westbrooks is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company. Mr. Westbrooks served as the Corporate Controller of the Company from July 2013 to April 1, 2015. Mr. Westbrooks served as Senior Manager – Global Corporate Controlling & Reporting of the company from March 2013 until July 2013 and Assistant Corporate Controller from May 2011 until March 2013. Previously Mr. Westbrooks served as Global Accounting Consultation Manager and Senior Financial Analyst for The Procter & Gamble Company, a multinational manufacturer of consumer goods, from April 2009 until May 2011.

Timothy McDannold

Mr. Timothy J. McDannold has been appointed as Vice President, Treasurer and Director of Risk Management of the Company. Previously, Mr. McDannold served in various global management roles, including Vice President and Treasurer, and Vice President of Global Business Services for Diebold, Incorporated, an integrated self-service solutions, security systems and services corporation, since 1988.

Melinda Reynolds

Ms. Melinda Lois Reynolds has been appointed as Vice President - Global Tax of the Company. Reynolds joins A. Schulman from Eaton Corporation, a $24 billion power management company, where she served as Senior Director, International Tax Strategy. During the course of her career, Reynolds has held managerial positions with Deloitte Tax LLP, Baker & Hostetler LLP, The Lincoln Electric Company, and Ernst & Young LLP. Reynolds earned a Juris Doctor degree, summa cum laude , from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, summa cum laude , from Cleveland State University . She is an author and frequent speaker on tax topics and has served as officer or chair of The Tax Club of Cleveland , The Cleveland Tax Institute, and The Cleveland International Tax Forum.

David Birney

Mr. David G. Birney is Lead Independent Director of the company. Mr. Birney also serves as a member of the Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance and Executive Committees. Mr. Birney is currently retired. Previously, Mr. Birney served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Solvay America, Inc., a subsidiary of Solvay S.A., an international industrial chemical group, and held numerous executive level positions within the Solvay Group from 1978 to 2006. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Birney served as a director of Tronox Incorporated, a specialty chemical company.

Eugene Allspach

Mr. Eugene R. Allspach is the Director of the company, since May 2010. He is a member of the Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Allspach currently serves as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, for TPC Group, Inc. (“TPC”), a producer of specialty chemicals, a position he has held since September 2011. Mr. Allspach has served as the President of E. R. Allspach & Associates, LLC, a company providing consulting services to new business development activities in the petrochemical industry, from 2003 to 2015. From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Allspach served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Equistar Chemicals, L.P., a petrochemical company, and held numerous executive level positions for its predecessor companies from 1982 to 1997. Mr. Allspach served as a director of TPC from 2011 until 2013, and served as a director of ICO, Inc. (“ICO”) from 2008 until its acquisition by A. Schulman in May 2010. Mr. Allspach also serves on the advisory board of The Plaza Group, a privately held petrochemical company, a role he has served since 2005. Mr. Allspach was initially appointed and first re-nominated to the Board of Directors pursuant to the terms and conditions of the 2010 merger agreement between A. Schulman and ICO.

Gregory Barmore

Mr. Gregory T. Barmore is an independent Director of the company, since May 2010. He is the Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Barmore is currently retired and serves as a director of Novation Companies, Inc., a specialty finance company, a position he has held since 1996. Previously, Mr. Barmore served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric Capital Mortgage Corporation, a subsidiary of General Electric Capital Corporation, and held numerous executive level positions within the General Electric family of companies from 1966 to 1997. In addition, Mr. Barmore served as a director of ICO from 2004 until its acquisition by A. Schulman in May 2010 and served as Chairman of the ICO Board of Directors from 2005 until 2010. Mr. Barmore was initially appointed and first re-nominated to the Board of Directors pursuant to the terms and conditions of the 2010 merger agreement between A. Schulman and ICO.

Lee Meyer

Mr. Lee D. Meyer is the Director of the company, since 2008. He is the Chair of the Finance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Since 2006, Mr. Meyer has acted as a consultant to Ply Gem Industries, Inc., a building product manufacturer, and to various investment firms involved in manufacturing companies with processes similar to A. Schulman. Previously, Mr. Meyer served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ply Gem Industries, Inc. from 2002 through 2006. Mr. Meyer currently serves as a director of Building Material Distributors, Inc., a private company, and previously served as a director of PW Eagle, Inc., formerly a public company manufacturer of plastic pipe.

James Mitarotonda

Mr. James A. Mitarotonda is an independent director of the company, since 2005. Since 1991, Mr. Mitarotonda has served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Barington Capital Group, L.P., an investment firm that he co-founded. Mr. Mitarotonda currently serves as a director of The Pep Boys — Manny, Moe and Jack, Omnova Solutions, Inc., The Eastern Company, and Barington/Hilco Acquisition Group. During the past five years, he also served as a director of The Jones Group Inc., Ameron International Corporation, Gerber Scientific, Inc., Griffon Corporation, Ebix, Inc., and Sielox, Inc.

Ernest Novak

Mr. Ernest J. Novak, Jr., is an independent Director of the company, since 2003. Mr. Novak is currently retired and is a director of BorgWarner, Inc. and FirstEnergy Corp. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Novak served in various positions at Ernst & Young LLP, an international public accounting firm, including as Coordinating Partner for large multinational clients, as a member of the firm’s International Service Delivery and Quality Committee, as Area Industry Leader for manufacturing and, for 17 years, as the Managing Partner of various international offices.

Irvin Reid

Dr. Irvin D. Reid is an independent Director of the company, since 2009. Since 2008, Dr. Reid has served as President Emeritus and Eugene Applebaum Professor, Community Engagement, at Wayne State University, a research university located in Detroit, Michigan. Previously, Dr. Reid served as President of Wayne State University from 1997 to 2008. In addition, Dr. Reid previously served two terms on the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Detroit Branch) from 2003 to 2004 and from 2005 to 2008. Dr. Reid currently serves as a director of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation and, within the past five years, served as a director of The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe and Jack. Dr. Reid serves on the audit committee of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation.

Jennifer Beeman