People: Stillwater Mining Co (SWC)

SWC on New York Consolidated

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30 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Schweitzer

58 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Michael McMullen

43 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gregory Wing

64 2004 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Kristen Koss

58 2010 Vice President - Safety, Health and Human Resources

Brent Wadman

41 2013 Vice President - Legal Affairs, Secretary

George Bee

55 2012 Independent Director

Charles Engles

66 2013 Independent Director

Patrice Merrin

65 2013 Independent Director

Michael Parrett

62 2009 Independent Director

Gary Sugar

65 2012 Independent Director

Mike Beckstead

Manager - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Schweitzer

Governor Brian Schweitzer is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Stillwater Mining Co. Mr. Schweitzer most recently served as Governor of Montana, from January 5, 2005 to January 7, 2013. Gov. Schweitzer maintained one of the highest approval ratings among American politicians, delivered the eight largest budget surpluses in Montana history, cut the most taxes in history and froze tuition increases at state universities, before retiring due to term limits. Gov. Schweitzer is the only Governor in Montana history elected directly from the business world, not having been elected to any other office. As Governor, he served as Chair of the Western Governors’ Association, during 2009, and the Democratic Governors’ Association, during 2008. Mr. Schweitzer also served as the 2011 President of the Council of State Governments. In 1993, he was appointed by former President Bill Clinton to the United States Department of Agriculture as a member of the Montana USDA Farm Service Agency Committee. While at the Department of Agriculture, Mr. Schweitzer served on the Montana Rural Development Board and the National Drought Task Force. Mr. Schweitzer earned his Bachelor of Science degree in international agronomy from Colorado State University and a Master of Science in soil science from Montana State University, Bozeman.

Michael McMullen

Mr. Michael James McMullen is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Stillwater Mining Co. Mr. McMullen was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Stillwater Mining Company on December 3, 2013. He is also a member of the Board of Directors. Previously, Mr. McMullen served in a variety of senior executive and directorship positions, most recently as a Principal at MRI Advisory AG, a private company focusing on development of metal and minerals projects in the Americas, Europe and Africa. Over the course of his 21-year career, Mr. McMullen has been responsible for development of several large open pit and underground mines in Australia, Europe and Latin America. He has had detailed involvement in all aspects of the mining business, including exploration, permitting, mine development, financing, operations, product sales, and asset acquisition and divestments, as well as debt and equity markets. He has managed multiple operations across several jurisdictions, working with large work forces and unions in culturally diverse and environmentally sensitive areas. His experience covers a range of commodities including copper, gold, iron ore and PGMs. Mr. McMullen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Newcastle University in New South Wales, and pursued graduate studies in Mineral Economics at Western Australian School of Mines.

Gregory Wing

Mr. Gregory A. Wing is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Stillwater Mining Co. Mr. Wing was employed by Black Beauty Coal Company as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer from 1995 through 2003. Prior to joining Black Beauty, Mr. Wing was with Pittsburg and Midway Coal Mining Company, a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, as Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis in Englewood, Colorado. From 1986 to 1989, he was employed with Chevron Corporation as Senior Analyst in Corporation Planning; and from 1980 to 1986, he was with Arabian American Oil Company. Mr. Wing earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master of Business Administration degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of California at Berkeley.

Kristen Koss

Ms. Kristen K. Koss serves as Vice President - Safety, Health and Human Resources of Stillwater Mining Co., with effective August 4, 2010. In January of 2008, Ms. Koss was promoted to the position of Corporate Safety Director. Since joining the Company in 1995, Ms. Koss has managed the Human Resources Departments at both mine sites, in addition to establishing a Central Recruiting function in Columbus to meet the hiring needs of the organization. Ms. Koss has over 25 years of experience in Human Resources and Benefits. During her career she has served on numerous committees, including the Montana Hard Rock Mining Impact Board and the National Mining Association Safety and Health Committee.

Brent Wadman

Mr. Brent R. Wadman serves as Vice President - Legal Affairs, Secretary of Stillwater Mining Co., with effective August 6, 2013. Mr. Wadman joined the Company in November 2010. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Senior Counsel at Combat Support Associates, a U.S. defense contractor in Kuwait City, Kuwait, and Deputy General Counsel at infoGroup Inc., a publicly traded, direct marketing company. Mr. Wadman has more than 15 years of broad legal experience. He currently supervises SEC compliance, international transactions, and corporate governance functions. Earlier in his career he worked as a trial attorney. Mr. Wadman received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from the University of North Carolina and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa.

George Bee

Mr. George M. Bee is Independent Director of Stillwater Mining Co. Mr. Bee served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Andina Minerals Inc. beginning 2009 until January 2013. From 2007 to 2009, he was Chief Operating Officer for Aurelian Resources, Inc. prior to its acquisition by Kinross Gold Corporation. Mr. Bee served in various senior management and operational positions at Barrick Gold Corporation during two terms of service with the company, first from 1989 to 1995 and then from 1998 to 2007. From 1996 to 1998 he was Manager of Planning and Evaluation at Kinross Gold Corporation. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Sandspring Resources Ltd. Mr. Bee served briefly on the Board of Directors of Peregrine Metals Ltd., which was acquired by Stillwater Mining Company in 2011. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall, United Kingdom.

Charles Engles

Dr. Charles R. Engles, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Stillwater Mining Company. He is currently an independent consultant. Since October 2010, Dr. Engles has served on the Board of Directors of Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of heavy-duty diesel and light-duty vehicle emissions control systems. Dr. Engles also served as a Director of Catalytic Solutions, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of emissions control systems and products, from January 2000 to October 2010, when it merged with Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. From April 2008 to October 2008, Dr. Engles served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of ThermoCeramix, Inc., an advanced materials company focused on electrical to thermal energy conversion. From September 1997 to March 2008, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Cutanix Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company focused on dermatological drug discovery, which he co-founded. He also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stillwater from September 1994 to March 1997, where, under his direction, Stillwater completed its initial public offering on the NASDAQ in 1994. From July 1989 to September 1994, Dr. Engles served as Senior Vice President of Johns-Manville Corporation, where he was responsible for corporate development and worldwide mining and minerals operations and, in 1992, organized the spin-off of Stillwater from Johns-Manville Corporation and Chevron Corporation. Dr. Engles holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University in operations research and attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar.

Patrice Merrin

Ms. Patrice E. Merrin is Independent Director of Stillwater Mining Co. She was Chairman of the Board of Directors of CML HealthCare Inc., a leading provider of private laboratory testing services, from 2011 until 2013, prior to which she had been a director since 2008, and served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer from May 2011 to February 2012. Since January 2012, she has served as a Director of Ornge, Ontario’s air ambulance service. She is a Director of Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation, which was created in 2009 to support Alberta’s initiatives on climate change and the reduction of emissions. From October 2009 to June 2011, Ms. Merrin served as a Director of Enssolutions Group Inc., which provides engineered environmental applications for mine tailings control, process dust and stockpile sealing. She also served as a Director of the NB Power Group, a company that generates and distributes electricity from nuclear, hydro, wind and oil, from 2007 to 2009, and as Chairman of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee from 2008 to 2009. From 2005 to 2006, Ms. Merrin served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Luscar Ltd., Canada’s largest producer of thermal coal, and as Executive Vice President from 2004 to 2005. During her tenure, Luscar was owned equally by Sherritt International and Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board. Before joining Luscar, from 1999 to 2004, Ms. Merrin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen’s University, and completed the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD. She is a Director and former Chairman of the Council on Canadian American Relations, New York, NY.

Michael Parrett

Mr. Michael S. Parrett is Independent Director of Stillwater Mining Co. Mr. Parrett has been an independent consultant since 2002. During 2002, 2003 and the first quarter of 2004, Mr. Parrett served as a financial consultant to Stillwater Mining Company. From 1990-2001 he worked at Rio Algom Limited and at various times was Chief Financial Officer of Rio Algom, President of Rio Algom and briefly Chief Executive of Billiton Base Metals. From 1983-1989, Mr. Parrett performed various financial functions, including Controller, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Controller Marketing and Director Internal Audit at Falconbridge Limited. He is currently on the Board of Pengrowth Corporation (since 2004) and two private corporations involved in the mining business. He was on the Board of Fording Canadian Coal Trust from 2003-2008 and served on the Board of Directors of Gabriel Resources Ltd from 2003-2010 and was Chairman of that company effective December 2005. Mr. Parrett is a Chartered Accountant and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from York University.

Gary Sugar

Mr. Gary Anthony Sugar is Independent Director of Stillwater Mining Co. Mr. Sugar retired as a Managing Director, Investment Banking at RBC Capital Markets in 2011, following 32 years of service focused on the mining sector. From 1967 through 1979, he worked in the mining industry in functions that included geology, corporate development and consulting. Mr. Sugar joined the Boards of Directors of Romarco Minerals Inc. and Osisko Mining Corporation in March of 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto.

Mike Beckstead

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Brian Schweitzer

--

Michael McMullen

142,436

Gregory Wing

1,283,490

Kristen Koss

456,983

Brent Wadman

311,071

George Bee

--

Charles Engles

--

Patrice Merrin

--

Michael Parrett

--

Gary Sugar

--

Mike Beckstead

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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