People: Schulman A Inc (SHLM.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Gingo

69 2008 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Levanduski

51 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President

Bernard Rzepka

53 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Donald McMillan

53 2013 Chief Information Officer, Vice President

Patricia Mishic

48 2012 Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Derek Bristow

53 2010 Vice President and General Manager – APAC

Heinrich Lingnau

51 2013 Vice President and General Manager - EMEA

Brent Middleton

51 2014 Vice President and General Manager, United States and Canada

Gustavo Perez

2014 Vice President, General Manager, Latin America

Kim Whiteman

56 2009 Vice President - Global Human Resources

David Minc

64 2008 Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Gary Miller

67 2008 Vice President - Global Supply Chain, Chief Procurement Officer

Stacy Walter

51 2013 Vice President - Internal Audit

Timothy McDannold

51 2013 Treasurer, Director - Risk Management

James Irwin

2014 Senior Director of Corporate Business Development

Oliver Neuss

2013 Director - Technology and Innovation, EMEA

David Birney

70 2012 Lead Independent Director

Eugene Allspach

66 2010 Independent Director

Gregory Barmore

72 2010 Independent Director

Howard Curd

75 2006 Independent Director

Michael McManus

71 2006 Independent Director

Lee Meyer

64 2008 Independent Director

James Mitarotonda

60 2005 Independent Director

Ernest Novak

69 2003 Independent Director

Irvin Reid

73 2009 Independent Director

John Yasinsky

74 2012 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. He is No longer President, Chief Executive Officer effective December 31, 2014. Mr. Gingo has served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of A. Schulman since 2008 and is a member of the Executive Committee. Previously, Mr. Gingo was employed at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for more than 40 years. From June 2003 through December 2007, Mr. Gingo served as Executive Vice President, Quality Systems and Chief Technical Officer at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. In this role, Mr. Gingo was responsible for Goodyear’s Research, Tire Technology and Engineering and Quality organizations. Prior to that, Mr. Gingo held numerous domestic and international leadership positions with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Mr. Gingo has served as a director of A. Schulman since 2000.

Joseph Levanduski

Mr. Joseph J. Levanduski is Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President 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.

Bernard Rzepka

Mr. Bernard Rzepka has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective January 1, 2015. Mr. Rzepka formerly served as the General Manager and Chief Operating Officer – EMEA since September 2008 and has been with the Company since 1993, serving in a variety of technology and commercial management positions.

Donald McMillan

Mr. Donald B. McMillan has been appointed as Chief Information Officer, Vice President of A. Schulman, Inc., effective July 15, 2013. Previously, Mr. McMillan served as the Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller since April 2011, 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 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. She received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Akron and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Youngstown State University. She also completed the Babson College and IMD executive management and entrepreneurial programs.

Derek Bristow

Mr. Derek R. Bristow is Vice President and General Manager – APAC of A. Schulman Inc., since September 2010. Mr. Bristow formerly was General Manager, of ICO Australasia, for ICO, Inc., which was acquired by the Company on April 30, 2010. Mr. Bristow had been with ICO, Inc. since 1998, serving in a variety of management positions.

Heinrich Lingnau

Mr. Heinrich Lingnau is the Vice President and General Manager - EMEA of A. Schulman Inc., since April 2013. Previously, Mr. Lingnau was the regional business leader in 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 Vice President and General Manager, United States and Canada of the Company. Middleton served 18 years with Dionex Corporation in various positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Service and Corporate Marketing. He also has served as Partner with The SBD Group, LLC, a consulting organization where he advised and coached clients on how to build revenue and profit. In 2010, he founded Middleton Consulting Group, LLC, where he has provided strategic and tactical consulting for domestic and global clients ranging from $5 million to $2.5 billion in revenue.

Gustavo Perez

Mr. Gustavo S. Perez, CPA, is Vice President, General Manager, Latin America of A. Schulman, Inc.Mr. Perez has served in a variety of management positions with the Company since 1995, most recently serving as the Company's Vice President and General Manager, Americas, since August 2010, before which he served as the General Manager of Masterbatch for the Company's North America operations.

Kim Whiteman

Mr. Kim L. Whiteman is Vice President - Global Human Resources of A. Schulman, Inc., since June 15, 2009. Previously, Mr. Whiteman held various human resource management roles at The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company since 1979.

David Minc

Mr. David C. Minc is Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of A. Schulman Inc., since May 2008. Previously, Mr. Minc served as General Counsel, Americas, for Flexsys America L.P. since 1996.

Gary Miller

Mr. Gary A. Miller is Vice President - Global Supply Chain, Chief Procurement Officer of A. Schulman, Inc., since April 2008. Previously, Mr. Miller 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 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 since June 2006 and Sarbanes-Oxley Audit Manager since joining the Company in 2005. She received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Kent State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Timothy McDannold

Mr. Timothy J. McDannold has been appointed as Treasurer, Director - Risk Management of A. Schulman, Inc., effective April 5, 2013. Previously, Mr. McDannold served in various global management roles, including Vice President and Treasurer, and Vice President of Global Business Services for Diebold, Incorporated since 1988. He received a bachelor's degree in business administration and accounting from Kent State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of AICPA, the Ohio Society of CPAs, and the Association for Financial Professionals, among others.

James Irwin

Mr. James Irwin is the Senior Director of Corporate Business Development of A. Schulman Inc. Irwin comes to A. Schulman from Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., where he served in various merger and acquisition and business development roles of increasing responsibility, including Senior Director - Corporate Development and M&A. During his tenure at Cliffs, Irwin led the successful completion of 15 acquisition and divestiture transactions, the vast majority of which were cross-border deals, ranging in size from less than $10 million to nearly $5 billion. Prior to joining Cliffs, Irwin spent 14 years as an M&A advisor and investment banker at KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., where he led the successful execution of 43 M&A and capital-raising transactions. He received a master's of business administration degree from Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Business and a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Toledo.

Oliver Neuss

Dr. Oliver Neuss is the Director - Technology and Innovation, EMEA of A. Schulman, Inc. Dr. Neuss became Business Unit Director, Engineered Plastics for EMEA in June 2011. He joined A. Schulman in 1999 and has held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility, including leadership roles in its Engineered Plastics business in Germany, technical customer service, R&D and quality planning. He received a Ph.D. in organic chemistry based on research at Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University in Bonn, Germany, and the Polish Academy of Science in Warsaw, Poland.

David Birney

Mr. David G. Birney is Lead Independent Director of A. Schulman, Inc. Mr. Birney has served as a director of A. Schulman since January 11, 2006. 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 Independent Director of A. Schulman Inc., since May 2010. Mr. Allspach 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. Previously, Mr. Allspach 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 2011. 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 currently serves as a director of TPC and served as a director of ICO, Inc. (“ICO”) from 2008 until its acquisition by A. Schulman in May 2010.

Gregory Barmore

Mr. Gregory T. Barmore is Independent Director of A. Schulman Inc., since May 2010. Mr. Barmore is a member of the Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. 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.

Howard Curd

Mr. Howard R. Curd is Independent Director of A. Schulman Inc., since 2006. He is Chair of the Strategic Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee. Since 2003, Mr. Curd has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Uniroyal Engineered Products, LLC, a manufacturer of plastic vinyl coated fabrics.

Michael McManus

Mr. Michael A. McManus, Jr., is Independent Director of A. Schulman Inc., since 2006. He is a member of the Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Since 1999, Mr. McManus has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Misonix, Inc., a medical device manufacturer. Previously, Mr. McManus held executive positions with New York Bancorp, Inc., Jamcor Pharmaceutical, Inc., Pfizer, Inc. and Revlon Corp. Mr. McManus currently serves as a director of Novavax, Inc. and Misonix, Inc. and, within the past five years, served as a director of American Home Mortgage Investment Corp.

Lee Meyer

Mr. Lee D. Meyer is Independent Director of A. Schulman Inc., since January 16, 2008. Since 2006, Mr. Meyer is a member of the Audit and Strategic Committees. Since 2006, Mr. Meyer has acted as a consultant to various investment firms and to Ply Gem Industries, Inc., a building product manufacturer. 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, during the last five years, served as a director of PW Eagle, Inc. at the time of its acquisition by J-M Manufacturing Company in 2007.

James Mitarotonda

Mr. James A. Mitarotonda is Independent Director of A. Schulman Inc., since 2005. He is a member of the Compensation, Strategic and Executive Committees. 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. Previously, Mr. Mitarotonda served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Dynabazaar, Inc. from May 2006 until April 2007 and January 2004 until December 2004. Prior to that, Mr. Mitarotonda served as the Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman of LQ Corporation, Inc. from April 2003 until May 2004 and as its sole Chief Executive Officer from May 2004 until October 2004. Mr. Mitarotonda currently serves as a director of The Pep Boys — Manny, Moe and Jack, and Jones Group Inc., and, during the past five years, served as a director of Ameron International Corporation, Gerber Scientific, Inc., Griffon Corporation, and Sielox, Inc.

Ernest Novak

Mr. Ernest J. Novak, Jr., is Independent Director of A. Schulman Inc., since July 10, 2003. Mr. Novak is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Novak is currently retired. He serves as a director of BorgWarner, Inc. and FirstEnergy Corp., and also serves as chair of the audit committees of each of those companies. Previously, 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 Independent Director of A. Schulman Inc., since January 8, 2009. Since 2008, Dr. Reid is the Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Strategic Committee. 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 The Pep Boys — Manny, Moe and Jack and Mack-Cali Realty Corporation, and within the past five years, served as a director of Handleman, Inc.

John Yasinsky

Mr. John B. Yasinsky is Independent Director of A. Schulman, Inc. Mr. Yasinsky has served as a director of A. Schulman since April 12, 2000 and served as the Company’s Lead Independent Director from 2008 through 2012. Mr. Yasinsky is Chair of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Strategic Committee. Mr. Yasinsky is currently retired and is a director of CMS Energy Corporation and Consumers Energy Co. Previously, Mr. Yasinsky served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Omnova Solutions, Inc., a manufacturer of decorative and building products and performance chemicals from 1999 to 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Yasinsky served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GenCorp, a technology-based manufacturer, from 1994 to 1999.

Jennifer Beeman

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