People: Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (SMG)

SMG on New York Consolidated

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26 Nov 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Hagedorn

58 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Barry Sanders

49 2012 President, Chief Operating Officer

Thomas Coleman

45 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Ivan Smith

2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Denise Stump

59 2013 Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Chief Ethics Officer

Michael Lukemire

55 2013 Executive Vice President - Business Execution

Michelle Johnson

2014 Director

Katherine Littlefield

58 2000 Director

Michael Porter

66 2013 Director

Alan Barry

70 2009 Independent Director

Adam Hanft

63 2010 Independent Director

Stephen Johnson

62 2010 Independent Director

Thomas Kelly

67 2006 Independent Director

Nancy Mistretta

59 2007 Independent Director

John Vines

64 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Hagedorn

Mr. James Hagedorn is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Scotts Miracle Gro Company. Mr. Hagedorn has served as CEO of the Company since May 2001 and Chairman of the Board since January 2003. In addition to serving as CEO and Chairman of the Board, he served as President of the Company from November 2006 until October 2008, and from April 2000 until December 2005. Mr. Hagedorn is the brother of Katherine Hagedorn Littlefield, a director of the Company. Having joined both the Company and the Board in 1995, and having served as CEO for over a decade and Chairman of the Board for nearly as long, Mr. Hagedorn has more working knowledge of the Company and its products than any other individual. During his career at the Company, Mr. Hagedorn has developed extensive leadership, international, and marketing/consumer industry experience that has proven invaluable as he leads the Board through a wide range of issues.

Barry Sanders

Mr. Barry W. Sanders is President, Chief Operating Officer of Scotts Miracle Gro Company. In this position, Mr. Sanders oversees all business unit and operating functions at the Company. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Sanders had served as the Company’s Executive Vice President, Global Consumer since June 2010. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President, North America of Scotts Miracle-Gro from October 2007 until June 2010. He served as Executive Vice President of Global Technology and Operations of Scotts Miracle-Gro from January to October 2007, where he was responsible for the Company’s supply chain and information systems, as well as research and development efforts. Before January 2007, he led the North American and global supply chain organizations as well as the North American sales force.

Thomas Coleman

Mr. Thomas R. Coleman is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Coleman oversee all corporate and operating finance functions. Prior to his appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Coleman served as Senior Vice President, Global Finance Operations and Enterprise Performance Management Analytics for The Scotts Company LLC (“Scotts LLC”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, since January 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Coleman served as Senior Vice President, North America Finance of Scotts LLC from November 2007 until January 2011. Mr. Coleman also previously served as interim principal financial officer of the Company between February 8, 2013 and April 1, 2013. Mr. Coleman holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from The Ohio State University.

Ivan Smith

Mr. Ivan C. Smith is Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Mr. Smith, previously served as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel. Prior to joining the Company, Smith was a litigator with the international law firm Jones Day. He received a bachelor's degree from Miami University and received his Juris Doctorate degree from The Ohio State University.

Denise Stump

Ms. Denise S. Stump is an Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Chief Ethics Officer of Scotts Miracle Gro Company. She had previously served as Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources of Scotts Miracle-Gro’s predecessor since October 2002. From July 2001 until October 2002, Ms. Stump served as Vice President, Human Resources North America of Scotts Miracle-Gro’s predecessor. From September 2000 until July 2001, Ms. Stump served as Vice President, Human Resources Technology and Operations of Scotts Miracle-Gro’s predecessor.

Michael Lukemire

Mr. Michael C. Lukemire is Executive Vice President - Business Execution of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. In that position, Mr. Lukemire is responsible for leading the Company’s global supply chain, research and development, business transformation, operational strategy and environmental health and safety efforts. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Lukemire served as President, U.S. Consumer Regions since October 2011. Previously, he served as Regional President from May 2009 to September 2011, where he was responsible for leading the Company's business development, marketing and sales efforts in the Southeastern United States. Before May 2009, Mr. Lukemire served as Executive Vice President, Global Technologies and Operations, responsible for global supply chain, global research and development and global business information services.

Michelle Johnson

Ms. Michelle A. Johnson is Director of the Company. Johnson is the CEO of Sacramento-based StudentsFirst, which she founded in 2010, a bipartisan grassroots movement aimed at making sure all kids have access to great teachers and schools. She is also the former chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools. She graduated from Cornell University in 1992, and went on to join Teach for America. Johnson subsequently spent three years as a teacher at Harlem Park Elementary in Baltimore. She went on to earn her Master's in Public Policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, after which she launched The New Teacher Project, where she was chief executive officer and president. In 2007, Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty appointed Johnson to be the city's schools chancellor. She is from Toledo, Ohio and currently resides in Sacramento, California. Johnson currently serves on the board of The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems, a nonprofit organization that prepares system-level leaders in public K-12 education.

Katherine Littlefield

Ms. Katherine Hagedorn Littlefield serves as Director of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Ms. Littlefield is the Chair of Hagedorn Partnership, L.P. She also serves on the board for the Hagedorn Family Foundation, Inc., a charitable organization.

Michael Porter

Prof. Dr. Michael E. Porter, Ph.D., is Director of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. Professor Porter is the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School, where he has been a Professor since 1973. Professor Porter is a leading authority on competitive strategy and economic development. He is the author of 19 books and over 125 articles, and speaks widely on strategy, competitiveness, corporate responsibility and related subjects. Professor Porter is a founding member and member of the Executive Committee of the Council on Competitiveness, America’s leading private-sector competitiveness organization. He has served as a strategy advisor to top management in numerous leading U.S. and international companies and routinely advises national leaders in numerous countries on competitiveness.

Alan Barry

Mr. Alan H. Barry serves as Independent Director of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Mr. Barry is the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Masco Corporation (“Masco”), a manufacturer, distributor and installer of home improvement and building products, a position he held from April 2003 until his retirement in December 2007. Mr. Barry began his career at Masco in 1972. Mr. Barry serves as a director of two privately-held companies: IPS Corporation and H.W. Kaufman Financial Group, Inc.

Adam Hanft

Mr. Adam Hanft serves as an Independent Director of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Mr. Hanft is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hanft Projects LLC, a strategic consultancy that provides marketing advice and insight to leading consumer and business-to-business companies as well as many leading digital brands. He writes broadly about the consumer culture for numerous publications and is the co-author of “Dictionary of the Future.” He is also a frequent commentator on marketing and branding issues. Prior to starting Hanft Projects LLC, Mr. Hanft served as founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hanft Unlimited, Inc., a marketing organization created in 2004 that included an advertising agency, strategic consultancy and custom-publishing operation.

Stephen Johnson

The Honorable Stephen L. Johnson is Independent Director of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Mr. Johnson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Stephen L. Johnson and Associates Strategic Consulting, LLC (“Johnson and Associates”), a strategic provider of business, research and financial management and consulting services formed in 2009. Prior to forming Johnson and Associates, Mr. Johnson worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for 30 years, where he became the first career employee and scientist to serve as Administrator, a position he held from January 2005 through January 2009. Mr. Johnson serves as a director of M2 Renewables, Inc., Ener-Core, Inc. and as a Trustee of Taylor University.

Thomas Kelly

Mr. Thomas N. Kelly, Jr., serves as Independent Director of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Mr. Kelly served as Executive Vice President, Transition Integration of Sprint Nextel Corporation, a global communications company, from December 2005 until April 2006. He served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Sprint Nextel Corporation from August 2005 until December 2005. He served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Nextel Communications, Inc., which became Sprint Nextel Corporation, from February 2003 until August 2005, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Nextel Communications, Inc. from 1996 until February 2003. Mr. Kelly serves as a director of one other public company, GameStop Corp., where he also serves on the Compensation Committee.

Nancy Mistretta

Ms. Nancy G. Mistretta serves as Independent Director of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Ms. Mistretta is a retired partner of Russell Reynolds Associates (“Russell Reynolds”), an executive search firm, where she served as a partner from February 2005 until June 2009. She was a member of Russell Reynolds’ Not-For-Profit Sector and was responsible for managing executive officer searches for many large philanthropies, with a special focus on educational searches for presidents, deans and financial officers. Based in New York, New York, she was also active in the CEO/Board Services Practice of Russell Reynolds. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds, Ms. Mistretta was with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its heritage institutions (collectively, “JPMorgan”) for 29 years and served as a Managing Director in Investment Banking from 1991 to 2005. Ms. Mistretta is currently a director of HSBC North America Holdings, Inc., HSBC USA Inc., and HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

John Vines

Lieutenant General (Retired) John Randolph Vines is Independent Director of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. General Vines has operated John R. Vines Associates LLC, a strategic provider of business consulting services since 2007. General Vines also has served as a Senior Consultant to McChrystal Group since 2011, as well as Senior Consultant to Mantech between 2007 and 2010. General Vines retired in 2007 from the U.S. Army after 35 years active service. He was in continuous command for his last six years of service, including Commander, U.S. Army’s XVIII Airborne Corps and Multi-National Corps Iraq. In addition, he commanded the Combined Joint Task Force 180 Afghanistan. General Vines also served as the Senior Defense Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan and previously commanded the 82nd Airborne Division, which included a year-long deployment in Afghanistan. Following retirement, General Vines has acted as a Department of Defense Senior Mentor to U.S. Army and Joint senior leadership and deploying combat units, a member of the Defense Service Board and a member of the Army DARPA Senior Advisory Group.

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