People: Standard Motor Products Inc (SMP.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lawrence Sills

74 2000 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

John Gethin

65 2000 President, Chief Operating Officer

William Fazio

59 2008 Chief Accounting Officer

Ray Nicholas

50 2006 Chief Information Officer, Vice President - Information Technology

James Burke

58 1999 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Carmine Broccole

48 2006 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Dale Burks

54 2013 Vice President - Global Sales and Marketing

Thomas Tesoro

59 2006 Vice President - Human Resources

Eric Sills

45 2013 Vice President - Global Operations

Robert Martin

67 1999 Assistant Secretary, Treasurer

Arthur Sills

70 1995 Director

Peter Sills

67 2004 Director

Pamela Lieberman

60 2007 Independent Director

Joseph McDonnell

62 2012 Independent Director

Alisa Norris

44 2012 Independent Director

Frederick Sturdivant

76 2001 Independent Director

William Turner

74 2006 Presiding Independent Director

Richard Ward

73 2004 Independent Director

Roger Widmann

74 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lawrence Sills

Mr. Lawrence I. Sills is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Standard Motor Products, Inc. He has has served as our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since December 2000 and has been a director of the Company since 1986. From 1986 to 2000, Mr. Sills served as our President and Chief Operating Officer. From 1983 to 1986, he served as our Vice President of Operations. Mr. Sills is the brother of Arthur S. Sills and Peter J. Sills, each a director of the Company, and is the father of Eric Sills, our Vice President Global Operations. Mr. Sills holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Dartmouth College.

John Gethin

Mr. John P. Gethin is President and Chief Operating Officer of Standard Motor Products Inc., since December 2000. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Gethin served as our Senior Vice President of Operations. From 1998 to 2003, he served as the General Manager of our Temperature Control Division. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Gethin was our Vice President and General Manager of EIS Brake Parts Division (a former business unit of ours). Mr. Gethin holds a BBA from Texas Christian University.

William Fazio

Mr. William J. Fazio is Chief Accounting Officer of Standard Motor Products Inc., since March 2008. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Fazio served as our Director, Corporate Accounting. From 2001 to 2007, he served as the Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Hexcel Corporation. Prior to that time, Mr. Fazio served as Vice President, Controller of Kodak Polychrome Graphics. Mr. Fazio holds an MBA from Hofstra University and a BS from St. John’s University. Mr. Fazio is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Ray Nicholas

Mr. Ray Nicholas is Vice President - Information Technology and Chief Information Officer of Standard Motor Products Inc., since September 2006. From 1990 to 2006, Mr. Nicholas served as the Manager and Director of Information Systems for our Temperature Control Division. Mr. Nicholas completed the Automotive Aftermarket Professional program at University of the Aftermarket, Northwood University, and an Executive Education program at University of Virginia, Darden School of Business, and holds a BS from Northeast Louisiana University.

James Burke

Mr. James J. Burke is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of Standard Motor Products Inc., since 1999.From 1998 to 1999, Mr. Burke served as our Director of Finance, Chief Accounting Officer. From 1993 to 1997, he served as our Corporate Controller. Mr. Burke has completed an Executive Education program at Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and holds an MBA from University of New Haven, and a BBA from Pace University.

Carmine Broccole

Mr. Carmine J. Broccole is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Standard Motor Products Inc., since January 2006. He was the General Counsel from 2004 to 2006. Prior to such time, Mr. Broccole was a Partner of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP. Mr. Broccole holds a JD from Stanford Law School and a BA from Cornell University, and is a member of the Bars of New York and California.

Dale Burks

Mr. Dale Burks is Vice President - Global Sales and Marketing of Standard Motor Products Inc.From November 2011 to January 2013, Mr. Burks served as our Vice President Corporate Sales and Marketing, and from 2006 to November 2011, as our Vice President Temperature Control Division. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Burks served as our General Manager – Temperature Control Division. From 1984 to 2003, he served in various capacities in our Company including Director – Sales & Marketing, Regional Manager and Territory Manager. Mr. Burks has completed Executive Education programs at Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and holds a BS from Oregon State University.

Thomas Tesoro

Mr. Thomas S. Tesoro is Vice President - Human Resources of Standard Motor Products Inc., since September 2006. From 1999 to 2006, Mr. Tesoro served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Vertrue Inc. Prior to such time, he served in a variety of senior human resources related positions for a number of Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Tesoro holds a JD from Fordham University School of Law and a BS from Fordham University, and is a member of the Bar of New York.

Eric Sills

Mr. Eric Sills serve as Vice President - Global Operations since January 2013. From 2006 to January 2013, Mr. Sills served as our Vice President Engine Management Division. From 1991 to 2006, Mr. Sills served in various capacities in our Company, most recently as General Manager, LIC Operations, Director of Product Management, and Plant Manager, Oxygen Sensor Business Unit. He is the son of Lawrence I. Sills and the nephew of Arthur S. Sills and Peter J. Sills. Mr. Sills holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Bowdoin College.

Robert Martin

Mr. Robert H. Martin is Treasurer and Assistant Secretary of Standard Motor Products Inc., since 1999. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Martin served as the Controller of our Engine Management Division. From 1989 to 1993, he was the Division Controller of one of our subsidiaries. Mr. Martin holds a BA from the University of Utah. Mr. Martin is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Arthur Sills

Mr. Arthur S. Sills serves as Director of the Standard Motor Products Inc., since October 1995. Mr. Sills was an educator and administrator in the Massachusetts school districts for 30 years prior to his retirement in 2000. Mr. Sills is the brother of Lawrence I. Sills and Peter J. Sills, and is the uncle of Eric Sills. Mr. Sills holds an MEd from Hampton University and a BA from Colby College.

Peter Sills

Mr. Peter J. Sills is Director of the Standard Motor Products Inc., since July 2004. He has served as a director of the Company since July 2004 and from December 2000 to May 2004. Mr. Sills is a writer and an attorney. Mr. Sills is the brother of Arthur S. Sills and Lawrence I. Sills, and is the uncle of Eric Sills. Mr. Sills holds a JD from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a BA from Trinity College.

Pamela Lieberman

Ms. Pamela Forbes Lieberman, CPA, is Independent Director of the Standard Motor Products Inc., since August 2007. Ms. Forbes Lieberman also serves as a director of A.M. Castle & Co. and VWR Funding, Inc. From March 2006 to August 2006, Ms. Forbes Lieberman served as the interim Chief Operating Officer of Entertainment Resource, Inc. Prior to such time, Ms. Forbes Lieberman also served as President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of TruServ Corporation (now known as True Value Company) and as TruServ’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to such time, Ms. Forbes Lieberman held Chief Financial Officer positions at ShopTalk Inc., The Martin-Brower Company, LLC, and Fel-Pro, Inc. and served as an automotive industry consultant. Ms. Forbes Lieberman, a Certified Public Accountant, began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Ms. Forbes Lieberman holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and a BS from the University of Illinois.

Joseph McDonnell

Mr. Joseph W. McDonnell has been appointed as Independent Director of Standard Motor Products, Inc., effective October 9, 2012. Mr. McDonnell also serves as the Dean of the College of Management and Human Service at the University of Southern Maine, which includes the Schools of Business, Education, Social Work and Public Service. Mr. McDonnell previously served as the Interim Dean of the College of Business at Stony Brook University and was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York International Commerce Group, Inc., which provides services for companies doing business in China. Mr. McDonnell holds an Executive Program Certificate from Harvard Business School, a PhD in Communications from the University of Southern California, and an MA and BA from Stony Brook University.

Alisa Norris

Ms. Alisa C. Norris serves as Independent Director of Standard Motor Products, Inc., effective October 9, 2012. Ms. Norris also serves as the Chief Marketing Officer of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, a global provider of communications solutions. Prior to joining R.R. Donnelley in April 2013, Ms. Norris served as the Chief People Officer of Opera Solutions, LLC, a predictive analytics company, where she was responsible for human capital development and management. Ms. Norris was a founding member of Opera Solutions, and served as a Principal from its founding until she assumed the position of Chief People Officer. Prior to Opera Solutions, Ms. Norris served as a Senior Vice President and was a founding member of Zeborg, Inc., and as a strategy consultant for A.T. Kearney and Mitchell Madison Group. Ms. Norris holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Trinity College, where she was Phi Beta Kappa.

Frederick Sturdivant

Mr. Frederick D. Sturdivant Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Standard Motor Products Inc., since December 2001. Mr. Sturdivant is a director of Dennen Steel, an independent consultant, and serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Sturdivant was Chairman of Reinventures LLC. From 1998 to 2000, he was Executive Managing Director of Navigant Consulting. From 1996 to 1998, he was President of Index Research and Advisory Services, a subsidiary of Computer Sciences Corporation. Previously, he served as a director of Fel-Pro, Inc., State Savings Bank, Columbus, and The Progressive Corporation. Mr. Sturdivant holds a PhD from Northwestern University, an MBA from the University of Oregon, and a BS from San Jose State. After completing his PhD at Northwestern University, Mr. Sturdivant held professorships at the University of Southern California, the University of Texas at Austin, the Harvard Business School, and an endowed chair at Ohio State University.

William Turner

Mr. William H. Turner is Presiding Independent Director of Standard Motor Products Inc., since January 2006. He has served as our Presiding Independent Director since January 2006 and as a director of the Company since May 1990. He also serves as a director of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and Volt Information Sciences, Inc. Formerly, Mr. Turner served as a director of Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. and New Jersey Resources Corporation. Since 1985, he has served as the Chairman of the International College, Beirut, Lebanon and, from June 2008 to January 2010, as Acting Dean of the Business School at Montclair State University. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Turner was the Dean of the College of Business at Stony Brook University. Mr. Turner served as the Senior Partner of Summus Ltd., a consulting firm, from 2002 to 2004. From 1997 to 2002, he served in various capacities at PNC Bank NJ, including President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Northeast Region. He was President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. from 1996 to 1997. Prior to that time, he was the Vice Chairman of Chase Manhattan Bank and its predecessor, Chemical Banking Corporation. Mr. Turner completed the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School, and he holds an MBA from New York University and a BA from Trinity College.

Richard Ward

Mr. Richard S. Ward is Independent Director of the Standard Motor Products Inc., since July 2004. Mr. Ward also serves as a member of the University of Virginia School of Law Business Advisory Council, the American Law Institute, the Association of General Counsel, and the Board of Trustees (Executive Committee) of the International College, Beirut, Lebanon. Mr. Ward is a private investor and legal consultant. In 2000, Mr. Ward served as Chairman of the Large, Complex Case Committee of the American Arbitration Association. From 1969 to 1998, he served in various legal and managerial capacities at ITT Corporation, including Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and as a member of the ITT Management Committee. Previously, he served on the Boards of the American Arbitration Association, STC plc, a British telecommunications company, ITT Sheraton Corporation, First State Insurance Company, Boeing Industrial Technology Group Corporation, and Caesars World, Inc. Mr. Ward completed the Finance for Senior Executives program at Harvard Business School and holds an LLB from University of Virginia School of Law and a BSME from Yale University. Mr. Ward is a member of the Bars of New York and Virginia, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Roger Widmann

Mr. Roger M. Widmann is Independent Director of the Standard Motor Products Inc., since May 2005.Mr. Widmann also serves as Chairman of Cedar Realty Trust, Inc., Chairman of Keystone National Group, a private equity fund of funds, and a Vice Chair of Oxfam America. He is a senior moderator of the Aspen Seminar at The Aspen Institute and the Liberty Fellowship (South Carolina), and a senior mentor of the Henry Crown Fellowship Program. Previously, Mr. Widmann served from 2007 to 2011 as a director of GigaBeam Corporation, a telecommunications company, and before that time as a director and, most recently, as Chairman of the Board of Lydall, Inc., a manufacturing company, as a principal of Tanner & Co., Inc., an investment banking firm, and as the Senior Managing Director of Chemical Securities Inc. (now JPMorgan Chase Corporation). Mr. Widmann holds a JD from the Columbia Law School and an AB from Brown University.

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