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

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Shaver

57 Independent Chairman of the Board

Bryan Shinn

54 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Donald Merril

51 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Michael Winkler

51 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President

David Murry

54 2012 Chief Human Resource Officer, Vice President - Talent Management

Adam Yoxtheimer

36 2013 Chief Administrative Officer, Vice President

John Blanchard

42 2012 Vice President, General Manager - Industrial and Specialty Products

Don Weinheimer

57 2012 Vice President and General Manager - Oil and Gas

Christine Marshall

54 2012 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Bradford Casper

41 2015 Chief Commercial Officer

Peter Bernard

54 2012 Independent Director

William Kacal

67 2012 Independent Director

J. Michael Stice

56 2013 Independent Director

Michael Lawson

Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Shaver

Mr. Charles W. Shaver (Charlie) is an 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 publicly-held global coatings company, since February 2013. Mr. Shaver also has served as a member of the board of directors of Taminco Inc., a publicly-held producer of alkylamines and alkylamine derivatives, since January 2012. Prior to joining Axalta Coating Systems, Mr. Shaver was an Operating Partner of Golden Gate Capital from April 2011 until 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 a president and chief executive officer ,director of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Shinn was our Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing from October 2009 to February 2011. Before joining us, 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. As a result of these and other professional experiences, Mr. Shinn possesses particular knowledge and experience in operations, sales, marketing, management and corporate strategy that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills and experience.

Donald Merril

Mr. Donald A. Merril, has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., and served as our Vice President of Finance from October 2012 until his appointment as Chief Financial Officer. 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 a Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. He served as our Vice President of Operations from June 2011 until December 2013. Before joining us, Mr. Winkler was Vice President of Operations for Campbell Soup Company from August 2007 to June 2011 and held various positions with Mars Inc. from 1996 to August 2007, including Plant Manager-Columbus Plant and Director of Industrial Engineering. Mr. Winkler earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and an M.B.A. from the University of North Texas.

David Murry

Mr. David D. Murry is a Chief Human Resource Officer, Vice President - Talent Management of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Prior to joining us, 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 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 is a Chief Administrative Officer, Vice President of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Mr. 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 a Vice President, General Manager - Industrial and Specialty Products of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Mr. Blanchard possesses over 20 years’ experience in a variety of industries, including nonwovens, composites, building materials and pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining us, 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 David Weinheimer is a Vice President and General Manager - Oil and Gas of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Before joining us, 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 34 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.

Christine Marshall

Ms. Christine C. Marshall is General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Prior to joining us, 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. degree from Harvard University and a J.D. degree from Georgetown University School of Law.

Bradford Casper

Mr. Bradford B. Casper is Chief Commercial Officer of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Before joining us, 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.

Peter Bernard

Mr. Peter Clark Bernard is an Independent Director of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Mr. Bernard has served as Executive Chairman of C&C Reservoirs, which provides services to the upstream petroleum industry, since September 2014 and as a consultant to Warburg Pincus since June 2014. In addition, he has served as Chairman of Tendeka, a global completions solutions company headquartered in the United Kingdom, since January 2011 and as managing member and owner of Pinion Energy Consulting, LLC since July 2009. From September 2010 through December 2015, he served as a consultant to Kenda Capital. From October 2010 until November 2014, Mr. Bernard served as Executive Chairman of Zeitecs, a specialized artificial lift technology company. 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. d

William Kacal

Mr. William Jennings Kacal is an Independent Director of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. 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 and Goodwill Industries of Houston (“Goodwill Houston”). Mr. Kacal serves on the Audit Committee of Integrity Bank, and previously served as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Boy Scouts of America — Sam Houston Area Council, Goodwill Industries 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 extensively with companies in the oil and natural gas industry. Mr. Kacal earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University, is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Texas and is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow.

J. Michael Stice

Mr. J. Michael Stice, Ed.D. is an Independent Director of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Mr. Stice has served as Dean of the Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy at the University of Oklahoma since August 2015. From September 2009 until his retirement in December 2014, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Access Midstream Partners, L.P., a midstream natural gas services provider, and served as a director of the general partner of Access Midstream Partners, L.P. from July 2012 until December 2014. Mr. Stice has served as a director of Sandridge Energy, Inc., an oil and natural gas company, since February 2015 and served as a director of Mark West Energy GP, LLC, the General Partner of Mark West Energy Partners, L.P., a midstream natural gas services provider, from May 2015 until its acquisition in December 2015. Mr. Stice was also Senior Vice President, Natural Gas Projects, of Chesapeake Energy Corporation and President and Chief Operating Officer of Chesapeake’s primary midstream subsidiaries from November 2008 through July 2012. Prior to joining Chesapeake, Mr. Stice spent 27 years with ConocoPhillips and its predecessor companies, where he most recently served as President of ConocoPhillips Qatar, responsible for the development, management and construction of natural gas liquefaction and regasification (LNG) projects. While at ConocoPhillips, he also served as Vice President of Global Gas LNG, as President of Gas and Power and as President of Energy Solutions in addition to other roles in ConocoPhillips’ midstream business units. Mr. 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 The George Washington University in 2011.

Michael Lawson

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