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A Schulman Inc (SHLM.BE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Gingo

71 2014 Chairman of the Board

Bernard Rzepka

55 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Joseph Levanduski

53 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

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

David Minc

66 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Gary Miller

69 2008 Executive Vice President - Global Supply Chain, Chief Procurement 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

Brent Middleton

58 2014 Senior Vice President, General Manager- USCAN

Gustavo Perez

51 2014 Senior Vice President, General Manager – LATAM

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 is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Gingo first served as a director of A. Schulman in 2000. He is also a member of the Finance and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Gingo served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of A. Schulman from January 2008 through December 2014. Mr. Gingo currently serves as a director of Omnova Solutions, Inc. and OM Group, Inc. 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.

Bernard Rzepka

Mr. Bernard Rzepka has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. Mr. Rzepka formerly served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer from April 2013 through December, 2014, and previously served as Vice President, General Manager – Europe since September 2008. From 2002 until 2008, Mr. Rzepka held numerous international leadership positions with the Company.

Joseph Levanduski

Mr. Joseph J. Levanduski is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. He was Principal Accounting Officer of A. Schulman Inc. He was appointed as Principal Accounting Officer of the Company on July 15, 2013. Previously, Mr. Levanduski was with Hawk Corporation for approximately 15 years where he held various financial roles before becoming Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He received a master of business administration degree from Case Western Reserve University and a bachelor's degree in accounting from Cleveland State University. He is currently on the board of directors at Robin Industries, a manufacturer and designer of high-quality molded products.

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.

David Minc

Mr. David C. Minc is Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of the company. Previously, Mr. Minc served as General Counsel, Americas, for Flexsys America L.P. since 1996.

Gary Miller

Mr. Gary A. Miller is Executive Vice President - Global Supply Chain, Chief Procurement Officerof A. Schulman, Inc., since April 2008. Previously, he served as Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company since 1992.

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.

Brent Middleton

Mr. Brent J. Middleton is Senior Vice President, General Manager- USCAN of the Company. Previously, Mr. Middleton served various positions, including Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Serve and Corporate Marketing for Dionex Corporation since 1996. In 2010, he founded Middleton Consulting Group, LLC, where he provided strategic and tactical consulting for domestic and global clients, including A. Schulman, Inc.

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.

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 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