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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gregg Sherrill

63 2007 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Kenneth Trammell

55 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Brian Kesseler

49 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Director

Josep Fornos

63 2015 Executive Vice President - Enterprise Business Initiatives

Timothy Jackson

59 2012 Executive Vice President - Technology, Strategy and Business Development

James Harrington

55 2009 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Peng Guo

50 2014 Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific

Henry Hummel

48 2015 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Clean Air

Joseph Pomaranski

60 2014 Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Aftermarket

Gregg Bolt

56 2013 Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources and Administration

John Kunz

50 2015 Vice President, Controller

Paul Stecko

71 2007 Lead Independent Director

Thomas Freyman

61 2013 Independent Director

Dennis Letham

64 2007 Independent Director

James Metcalf

58 2014 Independent Director

Roger Porter

69 1998 Independent Director

David Price

70 1999 Independent Director

Jane Warner

69 2004 Independent Director

Roger Wood

53 2016 Independent Director

Linae Golla

Executive Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Gregg Sherrill

Mr. Gregg M. Sherrill serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Tenneco Inc. Mr. Sherrill was named our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in January 2007. Mr. Sherrill joined us from Johnson Controls Inc., where he served since 1998, most recently as President, Power Solutions. From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Sherrill served as the Vice President and Managing Director of Europe, South Africa and South America for Johnson Controls’ Automotive Systems Group. Before joining Johnson Controls, Mr. Sherrill held various engineering and manufacturing assignments over a 22-year span at Ford Motor Company, including Plant Manager of Ford’s Dearborn, Michigan engine plant, Chief Engineer, Steering Systems and Director of Supplier Technical Assistance. Mr. Sherrill holds a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University and an M.B.A. from Indiana University’s Graduate School of Business. Mr. Sherrill is a director of Snap-on Incorporated where he is the Chairman of the Organization and Executive Compensation Committee. Mr. Sherrill is also the Chairman of the National Association of Manufacturers. He has been a director of our company since 2007.

Kenneth Trammell

Mr. Kenneth R. Trammell serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Tenneco Inc. Mr. Trammell was a Senior Vice President from September 2003 until January 2006 when he became an Executive Vice President. He was our Vice President and Controller from September 1999 to September 2003 and Corporate Controller of Tenneco Inc. from April 1997 to November 1999. He joined Tenneco Inc. in May 1996 as Assistant Controller. Before joining Tenneco Inc., Mr. Trammell spent 12 years with the international public accounting firm of Arthur Andersen LLP, last serving as a senior manager.

Brian Kesseler

Mr. Brian J. Kesseler serves as Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to joining Tenneco, he spent more than 20 years working for Johnson Controls Inc., most recently serving as President of the Johnson Controls Power Solutions business. In 2013, he was elected a corporate officer, and was a member of the Johnson Controls executive operating team. Mr. Kesseler also served as the sponsor of Johnson Controls’ Manufacturing Operations Council. Mr. Kesseler joined JCI in 1994 and during his tenure held leadership positions in all of the company’s business units, including serving as Vice President and General Manager, Service-North America, Systems and Services Europe, and Unitary Products Group, for the Building Efficiency business. He began his career with the Ford Motor Company in 1989 and worked in North America Assembly Operations for five years, specializing in manufacturing management.

Josep Fornos

Mr. Josep Fornos serves as Executive Vice President - Enterprise Business Initiatives of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President, Clean Air Division from October 2014 to September 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Fornos served as Executive Vice President, Ride Performance Division from February 2013 to October 2014, as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Europe, South America and India from March 2012 to February 2013 and as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Europe, South America and India from July 2010 to March 2012. Prior to that, he had served as Vice President and General Manager, Europe Original Equipment Emission Control since March 2007. Mr. Fornos joined Tenneco in July 2000 as Vice President and General Manager, Europe Original Equipment Ride Control. Prior to joining Tenneco, Fornos spent a year at Lear Corporation as General Manager of the company’s seating and wire and harness business in France, following Lear’s acquisition of United Technologies Automotive. Mr. Fornos spent 16 years with United Technologies Automotive, holding several management positions in production, engineering and quality control in Spain and later having Europe-wide responsibility for engineering and quality control.

Timothy Jackson

Mr. Timothy E. Jackson is Executive Vice President - Technology, Strategy and Business Development of Tenneco Inc. He served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer from March 2007 to March 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Jackson served as our Senior Vice President — Global Technology and General Manager, Asia Pacific since July 2005. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Jackson served as Senior Vice President — Manufacturing, Engineering, and Global Technology. In August 2000, he was named Senior Vice President — Global Technology, a role he served in after joining us as Senior Vice President and General Manager — North American Original Equipment and Worldwide Program Management in June 1999. Mr. Jackson came to Tenneco from ITT Industries where he was President of that company’s Fluid Handling Systems Division. With over 30 years of management experience, 25 within the automotive industry, he had also served as Chief Executive Officer for HiSan, a joint venture between ITT Industries and Sanoh Industrial Company. Mr. Jackson has also held senior management positions at BF Goodrich Aerospace and General Motors Corporation.

James Harrington

Mr. James D. Harrington is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since June 2009. He is responsible for managing our worldwide legal affairs including corporate governance and compliance. Mr. Harrington joined us in January 2005 as Corporate Counsel and was named Vice President — Law in July 2007. Prior to joining Tenneco, he worked at Mayer Brown LLP in the firm’s corporate and securities practice.

Peng Guo

Mr. Peng Guo is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific of the company. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Guo served as Vice President and Managing Director, China since 2007. From 1996 to 2003, Mr. Guo served as General Manager, Asia Aftermarket Operations while based in Beijing, China. He left Tenneco in October 2003 to become president of the AGC Automotive China Operations for the Ashai Glass Company. He returned to Tenneco in July 2007. Before joining Tenneco, Mr. Guo was an engineer at the Ford Motor Company, which included assignments in manufacturing, quality and product design.

Henry Hummel

Mr. Henry Hummel is Senior Vice President, General Manager - Clean Air of Company. He is responsible for leading Tenneco's Clean Air product line. Mr. Hummel joined Tenneco from GE Healthcare where, since October 2014, he had been serving as President and CEO of molecular imaging and computed tomography, leading the company's $3.5 billion global business focused on diagnostic imaging equipment and services. He had been with GE Healthcare for more than 20 years, managing global business and functions including operations, strategic planning, new product introductions, technology and business integration. In addition to his time with GE Healthcare, Mr. Hummel also spent time with Johnson Controls, Inc., serving as Vice President and General Manager Service North America and Covance, as Vice President and General Manager of the company's Madison, Wisconsin laboratories.

Joseph Pomaranski

Mr. Joseph A. Pomaranski is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Aftermarket of the Company. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Pomaranski served as Vice President and General Manager, North America Aftermarket since November 2010. He served as Vice President, North America Aftermarket from August 2008 to November 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Pomaranski served as Vice President, North America Aftermarket Sales from May 1999 to August 2008. Mr. Pomaranski joined Tenneco in 1999 from Federal Mogul where he held the position of Director of Sales, Special Markets. Prior to that, he worked for Cooper Automotive as Vice President of Sales. He began his career with Champion Spark Plug where he held various positions from 1977 to 1998.

Gregg Bolt

Mr. Gregg A. Bolt is Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources and Administration of Tenneco Inc. Prior to joining Tenneco, Mr. Bolt worked for Quad/Graphics, Inc. as Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Administration from March 2009 to January 2013. Previously, he was with Johnson Controls Inc. for more than 10 years, serving most recently as Vice President, Human Resources for JCI’s Building Efficiency division.

John Kunz

Mr. John E. Kunz has been appointed as Vice President and Controller of Company., effective March 1, 2015. Prior to assuming his role as Controller, Mr. Kunz served as Vice President, Treasurer and Tax, responsible for our company's global tax function. Mr. Kunz also oversaw our company's treasury, insurance and investment activities including building and managing relationships with the banking community and rating agencies. Mr. Kunz joined Tenneco in 2004 from Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, where he rose through responsibility to become vice president and treasurer. Prior to joining Great Lakes in 1999, Mr. Kunz was director of corporate development at Weirton Steel Corporation, where he also held prior positions in capital planning, business development and financial analysis. Prior to that, Mr. Kunz spent four years with the international public accounting firm of KPMG.

Paul Stecko

Mr. Paul T. Stecko serves as an Lead Independent Director of Tenneco Inc. Mr. Stecko has served as a director of Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) since March 1999, including as Chairman from 1999 through 2015. He served as Executive Chairman of PCA from July 2010 through December 2013 and as Chief Executive Officer of PCA from January 1999 through June 2010. Mr. Stecko served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Tenneco Inc. from November 1998 to April 1999 and as Chief Operating Officer of Tenneco Inc. from January 1997 to November 1998. From December 1993 through January 1997, Mr. Stecko served as Chief Executive Officer of Tenneco Packaging Inc. Before that, Mr. Stecko spent 16 years with International Paper Company in roles of increasing responsibility, most recently serving as Vice President and General Manager of the Publication Papers, Bristols and Converting Papers businesses. Mr. Stecko received a B.S. degree in metallurgy from Penn State University and an M.S. in metallurgical engineering and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a director of State Farm Mutual Insurance Company and served as a director of Smurfit Kappa Group through October 2015. He has been a director of our company since 1998. Mr. Stecko, with his more than ten years of experience as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Packaging Corporation of America, brings to the Board proven leadership and extensive managerial experience at the most senior level. In addition, his years of service in senior management of Tenneco prior to the 1999 transactions that separated our automotive and packaging businesses give Mr. Stecko unique historical perspective that is of particular value to our company.

Thomas Freyman

Mr. Thomas C. (Tom) Freyman serves as an Independent Director of Tenneco Inc., since January 16, 2013. Mr. Freyman has served in his current role as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration for Abbott since June 2015. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Finance for Abbott since 2004. He was first appointed Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Finance in 2001. From 1999 to 2001, he served as Vice President and Controller of Abbott’s Hospital Products Division. Prior to that, he held a number of financial planning and analysis positions with Abbott including Treasurer for Abbott’s international operations and Corporate Vice President and Treasurer. Mr. Freyman holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in management from Northwestern University. He has been a director of our company since 2013. As the Chief Financial Officer of a Fortune 200 company, Mr. Freyman brings substantial expertise in finance and accounting to our Board and the Audit Committee. Throughout his more than 30-year career with Abbott, Mr. Freyman has served in diverse financial and accounting roles throughout Abbott’s global organization. Prior to his career with Abbott, he was a certified public accountant with the firm of Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young) where he gained substantial experience in auditing, tax and financial reporting. The Board has designated Mr. Freyman as an “audit committee financial expert” as that term is defined in the SEC’s rules adopted pursuant to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

Dennis Letham

Mr. Dennis J. Letham serves as an Independent Director of Tenneco Inc. From 1995 until his retirement in June 2011, Mr. Letham served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Anixter International Inc., where he oversaw the company’s finance, accounting, tax, legal, human resource and internal audit activities in 50 countries. Before assuming his role as Chief Financial Officer in 1995, Mr. Letham served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Anixter, Inc., the principal operating subsidiary of Anixter International Inc., which he joined in 1993. Previously, he had a 10-year career with National Intergroup Inc., where he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, as well as Vice President and Controller, Director of Corporate Accounting and Manager for Internal Audit. Mr. Letham began his career at Arthur Andersen & Co. in 1973 where he held progressive responsibilities in the Audit Department. Mr. Letham holds a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University’s Accounting Honors program. He also is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Letham was a director of Interline Brands, Inc. through August 2015. He has been a director of our company since 2007. Mr. Letham’s substantial experience in finance and accounting makes him a valuable asset to our Board and our Audit Committee. Throughout his more than 35-year career, Mr. Letham has gained a deep understanding of the operations and financial reporting and accounting functions of large organizations. His 15 years of experience as the Chief Financial Officer of Anixter, a large international public company, gives him substantial insight into the complex financial, accounting and operational issues that a large multi-national company such as ours can encounter. Further, with his background in public accounting, he brings particular insight to the external and internal audit functions.

James Metcalf

Mr. James S. (Jim) Metcalf serves as Independent Director of Tenneco Inc., effective July 9, 2014. Mr. Metcalf is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of USG Corporation. He has served as Chairman since December 2011. He has served as Chief Executive Officer and President since January 2011 and was President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2006 until January 2011. Prior to that Mr. Metcalf held many positions at USG including president, Building Systems; president and chief executive officer, L&W Supply; senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, USG Interiors, Inc.; vice president, National Accounts, United States Gypsum Company; director, Retail Marketing, USG Corporation; director, Retail Sales, USG Interiors, Inc.; and national accounts manager, United States Gypsum Company. Mr. Metcalf serves on the National Association of Manufacturers Executive Committee. He is also a policy advisory board member for the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University. Mr. Metcalf holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University and Stanford University SEP. He has been a director of our company since 2014. As the Chief Executive Officer of a major manufacturer of construction materials, Mr. Metcalf brings substantial executive leadership experience to our Board and the Audit Committee. Further, Mr. Metcalf’s service in leadership roles in multiple areas within a large manufacturing company gives him particular insight into the types of strategic, operational and financial issues faced by companies such as ours.

Roger Porter

Dr. Roger B. Porter, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Tenneco Inc., since January 1998. Mr. Porter is the IBM Professor of Business and Government and the Master of Dunster House at Harvard University. He has served on the faculty at Harvard University since 1977. He also held senior economic policy positions in the Ford, Reagan and George H.W. Bush White Houses, serving as special assistant to the President and executive secretary of the Economic Policy Board from 1974 to 1977, as deputy assistant to the President and director of the White House Office of Policy Development from 1981 to 1985, and as assistant to the President for economic and domestic policy from 1989 to 1993. He received a B.A. from Brigham Young University and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University. He was also a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University where he received his B.Phil. degree. He is also a director of Zions Bancorporation, Extra Space Storage Inc. and Packaging Corporation of America. He has been a director of our company since 1998. Mr. Porter brings a distinctive background to his service on our Board of Directors. He is the author of several books on economic policy, including Presidential Decision Making and Efficiency, Equity and Legitimacy: The Multilateral Trading System at the Millennium. His significant policy roles for various White Houses, as well as his scholarly research and teaching as the IBM Professor of Business and Government at Harvard, give him a unique perspective on the impact of general economic, political and market conditions on our business and operations. His background and experience is unlike that of any other Board member, making him a valuable addition to a well-rounded Board. In addition, his service on the Board of Directors of a variety of major public companies provides him an understanding of the strategic, operational and financial issues faced by large public companies.

David Price

Mr. David B. Price, Jr., is an Independent Director of Tenneco Inc. Since his retirement from Noveon Inc. in 2001, Mr. Price has worked as an independent consultant, providing investment and operational advice primarily to financial and strategic buyers of businesses. Previously, Mr. Price was President of Noveon Inc. from February 2001 until May 2001. Noveon, Inc. was formerly the Performance Materials segment of BF Goodrich Company before its sale to an investor group in February 2001. While with BF Goodrich Company from July 1997 to February 2001, Mr. Price served as Executive Vice President of the BF Goodrich Company and President and Chief Operating Officer of BF Goodrich Performance Materials. Before joining BF Goodrich, Mr. Price held various executive positions over a 25-year span at Monsanto Company, including President of the Performance Materials Division of Monsanto Company from 1995 to July 1997. From 1993 to 1995, he was Vice President and General Manager of commercial operations for the Industrial Products Group and was also named to the management board of Monsanto’s Chemical Group. Mr. Price received a B.S.C.E. from the University of Missouri and an M.B.A. from Harvard University. He is a director and former Chairman of the YMCA of Greater St. Louis and a Director and Vice Chairman of St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis. He has been a director of our company since 1999. Mr. Price is an experienced businessman, having managed major chemicals businesses for Monsanto and B.F. Goodrich over a 30-year period. His experience as president and chief operating officer of various Monsanto and B.F. Goodrich business units gives Mr. Price an understanding of the strategic, operational and financial issues facing major industrial companies and a perspective beyond traditional automotive manufacturing.

Jane Warner

Ms. Jane L. Warner is an Independent Director of Tenneco Inc. From August 2007 until her retirement in March 2013, Ms. Warner served as Executive Vice President at Illinois Tool Works Inc., a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturer of highly engineered components and industrial systems and consumables, where she had worldwide responsibility for its Decorative Surfaces and Finishing Systems businesses. Ms. Warner joined Illinois Tool Works Inc. in December 2005 as Group President of its Worldwide Finishing business. She was previously the President of Plexus Systems, L.L.C., a manufacturing software company, from June 2004 to December 2005, and a Vice President with Electronic Data Systems from 2000 through June 2004, where she led their global manufacturing group. Ms. Warner served as Executive Vice President for first tier supplier Textron Automotive from 1994 through 1999, where she was President of its Kautex North America and Randall divisions. Previously, Ms. Warner held executive positions in manufacturing, engineering and human resources over a 20-year span at General Motors Corporation. Ms. Warner received a B.A. and an M.A. from Michigan State University. She also received an M.B.A. from Stanford University where she was a Sloan Fellow. Ms. Warner is a board member of Brunswick Corporation and Regal Beloit Corporation. Ms. Warner served on the board of directors of MeadWestvaco Corporation through August 2014. She is also a Trustee for John G. Shedd Aquarium and chairs their Long Range Planning Committee. She has been a director of our company since 2004.

Roger Wood

Mr. Roger J. Wood is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Wood retired in 2015 as Dana Holding Corporation’s President and Chief Executive Officer, a position he held since 2011, when he joined Dana. Prior to joining Dana Holding Corporation, Mr. Wood served as Executive Vice President and Group President for the Engine Group at BorgWarner. In his 26-year career at BorgWarner, Mr. Wood served in various leadership roles with global operations responsibilities. Mr. Wood holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology from State University College in Buffalo, N.Y., and an M.B.A. from Syracuse University. He is a member of the board of directors of Brunswick Corporation and Fallbrook Technologies. Prior to Mr. Wood’s retirement from Dana, he served as a member of the boards for the Business Leaders of Michigan, the Ohio Business Roundtable, the board of trustees of the Manufacturer’s Alliance/MAPI and the CEO Council for the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA). Mr. Wood is a fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors. He has been a director of our company since 2016. Mr. Wood’s 30-year career at other Tier-1 automotive suppliers gives him distinct knowledge of the businesses and operations of companies such as ours, particularly in the areas of manufacturing operations, business management and strategic planning. In addition, as a former Chief Executive Officer of a major international business, he brings his significant leadership experience to our Board.

Linae Golla

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