People: U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (SLCA.N)

SLCA.N on New York Stock Exchange

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31 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Shaver

Independent Chairman of the Board

Bryan Shinn

51 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Donald Merril

48 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Michael Winkler

49 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President

David Murry

51 2012 Chief Human Resource Officer, Vice President - Talent Management

Adam Yoxtheimer

2013 Chief Administrative Officer, Vice President

John Blanchard

39 2012 Vice President, General Manager - Industrial and Specialty Products

Don Weinheimer

54 2012 Vice President and General Manager - Oil and Gas

Bradford Casper

38 2011 Vice President - Strategic Planning

Jason Tedrow

38 2012 Vice President - Supply Chain

Christine Marshall

51 2012 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Daniel Avramovich

61 2014 Independent Director

Peter Bernard

51 2012 Independent Director

William Kacal

64 2012 Independent Director

J. Michael Stice

54 2013 Independent Director

Michael Lawson

Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Shaver

Mr. Charles W. Shaver (Charlie) is Independent Chairman of the Board of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Mr. Shaver has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Axalta Coating Systems, a privately-held company, since February 2013. Mr. Shaver also has served as a member of the board of directors of Taminco Inc., a privately-held producer of alkylamines and alkylamine derivatives, since January 2013. Mr. Shaver was an Operating Partner of Golden Gate Capital from April 2011 to December 2012. Prior to joining Golden Gate Capital, Mr. Shaver served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of the TPC Group Inc. from 2004 to April 2011, as a Vice President and General Manager for Gentek, Inc. from 2001 to 2004 and as a Vice President and General Manager for Arch Chemicals, Inc. from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Shaver began his career with The Dow Chemical Company, where he held a series of operational and business positions from 1980 to 1996. Mr. Shaver earned a B.S. in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University.

Bryan Shinn

Mr. Bryan A. Shinn is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. He has served as the company President since March 2011 and as the company Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company board of directors since January 10, 2012. Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Shinn was the company Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing from October 2009 to February 2011. Before joining the company, Mr. Shinn was employed by the E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company from 1983 to September 2009, where he held a variety of key leadership roles in operations, sales, marketing and business management, including Global Business Director and Global Sales Director. Mr. Shinn earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Delaware.

Donald Merril

Mr. Donald A. Merril is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., since January 1, 2013. Previously, Mr. Merril had served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Myers Industries Inc. from January 2006 through August 2012. Prior to serving at Myers Industries, Mr. Merril held the role of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Rubbermaid Home Products Division at Newell Rubbermaid Inc. from 2003 through 2005. Mr. Merril has a B.S. in Accounting from Miami University.

Michael Winkler

Mr. Michael L. Winkler is Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. He joined U.S. Silica in September 2013 as our Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining us, Mr. Yoxtheimer served as a Principal for Booz & Company in the Energy, Chemical and Utilities practice. In this role, he assisted clients on a wide range of strategic initiatives including portfolio optimization, capital allocation and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Yoxtheimer holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, a master’s degree from University of Virginia and an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.

David Murry

Mr. David D. Murry is Chief Human Resource Officer, Vice President - Talent Management of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Murry was the Director of Human Resources and Talent Management for Arkema, a diversified chemicals company, from October 2005 to October 2011. He has held positions of increasing leadership with Armstrong, Dell, and Alcoa. Mr. Murry oversees the company Human Resources, Occupational Health, and Safety team members in the corporate office as well as at all of the company operating facilities. Mr. Murry earned a B.S. in Mining Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master’s of Science in Management from Antioch University.

Adam Yoxtheimer

Mr. Adam Yoxtheimer has been appointed as Chief Administrative Officer, Vice President of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., effective September 9, 2013. Yoxtheimer joins U.S. Silica from Booz & Company, a global management consulting firm, where he served as a Principal in the Energy, Chemical and Utilities practice, assisting clients on a wide range of strategic initiatives including portfolio optimization, capital allocations and mergers and acquisitions. Yoxtheimer previously held a senior engineering position in the Information Systems & Global Solutions division of Lockheed Martin Corporation. He began his career as a systems engineer at BAE Systems based in Washington, D.C. Yoxtheimer holds a bachelor's degree from Princeton University, a master's degree from University of Virginia and an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia.

John Blanchard

Mr. John P. Blanchard is Vice President, General Manager - Industrial and Specialty Products of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. Mr. Blanchard possesses over 17 years’ experience in a variety of industries, including nonwovens, composites, building materials and pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Blanchard held various positions of increasing responsibility with Johns Manville from 2005 to September 2011, including Global Business Director from December 2010 to September 2011 and Global Business Manager from February 2008 to December 2010. Mr. Blanchard earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.

Don Weinheimer

Mr. Don D. Weinheimer is Vice President and General Manager - Oil and Gas of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., since July 30, 2012. Before joining the company, Mr. Weinheimer had served in various executive positions with Key Energy Services since October 2006 including as Senior Vice President, Strategy, Markets and Technology; Senior Vice President of Business Development, Technology and Strategic Planning; Senior Vice President of Product Development, Strategic Planning and Quality; and Senior Vice President, Production Services. Prior to joining Key Energy Services, Mr. Weinheimer held various positions of increasing responsibility with Halliburton Company, a global energy services company, since 1981 including as Vice President of Technology Globalization within its Energy Services Group from July 2006 to October 2006 and as Vice President of Innovation and Marketing in its Production Optimization Division from July 2004 to June 2006. Mr. Weinheimer has over 31 years of industry experience, including international operational and business development experience in both the Middle East and Algeria. Mr. Weinheimer earned his B.S. in Agricultural Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Bradford Casper

Mr. Bradford B. Casper is Vice President - Strategic Planning of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., since May 2011. Before joining the company, Mr. Casper was at Bain & Company, Inc., where he held various positions from 2002 to May 2011 in the United States, Australia and Hong Kong, most recently serving as a Principal from July 2010 to May 2011. Mr. Casper earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jason Tedrow

Mr. Jason L. Tedrow is Vice President - Supply Chain of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc., since January 2012. Before joining the company, Mr. Tedrow was with Lafarge Cement where he held various distribution and supply chain management roles of increasing responsibility from 2006 through January 2012, most recently serving as the Director of Distribution for Lafarge’s River Business Unit from July 2011 to January 2012. Mr. Tedrow also held various engineering and supply chain management positions with ConAgra Foods from 2000 to January 2006 and The Amway Corporation from 1998 to August 2000. Mr. Tedrow earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Western Michigan University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

Christine Marshall

Mr. Christine C. Marshall is General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc., since November 2012. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Marshall served as Vice President and General Counsel of the Security Technologies Sector of Ingersoll Rand Company from September 2010 to January 2012. From 2005 to 2010, Ms. Marshall held various positions of increasing responsibility with Tyco International, including General Counsel of Tyco Flow Control Americas from January 2008 to May 2010. Ms. Marshall earned a B.A. from Harvard University and a J.D. from Georgetown University School of Law.

Daniel Avramovich

Mr. Daniel W. Avramovich is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Avramovich brings more than 35 years of senior leadership and extensive experience from all facets of transportation and logistics industry companies including, Deutsche Post DHL/Exel, Union Pacific, Kansas City Southern and Landstar Systems. Mr. Avramovich currently serves as chairman and chief executive officer of Pacer International with executive responsibility for all Pacer International business units. Dan joined Pacer International as the retail intermodal services president in June 2008, where he was responsible for all commercial and operating activities of Pacer’s retail door-to-door intermodal service offering. He is a member of the business advisory group for Northwestern University and belongs to numerous industry related organizations. Mr. Avramovich graduated with a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Akron University and a Master of Science in accounting from Kent State University.

Peter Bernard

Mr. Peter C. Bernard is Independent Director of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., since May 1, 2012. Mr. Bernard has been the Chairman of Zeitecs, a specialized artificial lift technology company, since October 2010 and in addition he has served as Chairman of Tendeka, a global completions solutions company headquartered in the United Kingdom, since January 2011. Mr. Bernard served in various roles of increasing responsibility and seniority at Halliburton Company until his retirement in December 2008, including as a member of the Executive Committee from 2007 until December 2008 and as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing from 2006 to April 2008. Additionally, Mr. Bernard served as Vice President and Global Account Executive for Royal Dutch Shell from 2003 to 2004 and President and CEO of Landmark Graphics from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Bernard received his B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

William Kacal

Mr. William J. Kacal is Independent Director of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc., since January 2012. Mr. Kacal currently serves as a director of Integrity Bancshares, Inc., located in Houston, Texas, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Integrity Bank SSB (“Integrity Bank”), the National Association of Corporate Directors—Texas Tri-Cities Chapter, Goodwill Industries International (“Goodwill International”), Goodwill Industries of Houston (“Goodwill Houston”) and the Boy Scouts of America—Sam Houston Area Council (“Boy Scouts Houston”). Mr. Kacal serves on the Audit Committee of Integrity Bank, serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Boy Scouts Houston, and previously served as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Goodwill International and Goodwill Houston. Mr. Kacal has over 40 years of accounting and management experience with Deloitte & Touche LLP (“Deloitte”), most recently serving as a partner from 1981 until his retirement in May 2011, and prior to that serving as a member of the audit staff from 1970 to 1981. Mr. Kacal also served as a member of the board of directors of Deloitte from 2004 to May 2011 and as a member of the executive committee from 2004 to 2008. During his time with Deloitte, Mr. Kacal worked with companies in the oil and natural gas industry. Mr. Kacal earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Texas.

J. Michael Stice

Mr. J. Michael Stice, Ed.D. is an Independent Director of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., since October 8, 2013. For the last four years, Mike has been Chief Executive Officer of Access Midstream Partners, L.P., a midstream energy company MLP based in Oklahoma City, OK. Prior to his current assignment, he served as Senior Vice President -- Natural Gas Products and subsequently President and Chief Operating Officer of Chesapeake Midstream Development, L.P., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy Corporation. Prior to joining Chesapeake, Stice spent 27 years with ConocoPhillips and its predecessor companies in a variety of key leadership roles. Stice received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1981, a Master of Science degree in Business from Stanford University in 1995 and a Doctorate of Education degree from George Washington University in 2009.

Michael Lawson

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