People: Timken Co (TKR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Timken

62 2014 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Richard Kyle

48 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Philip Fracassa

45 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Coughlin

53 2012 Group President

William Burkhart

48 2000 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

John Mihaila

59 2006 Senior Vice President, Controller

Joseph Ralston

70 2011 Lead Independent Director

Christopher Mapes

52 2014 Director

Ajita Rajendra

62 2014 Director

Ward Timken

46 2014 Director

john Luke

78 1999 Independent Director

John Reilly

70 2006 Independent Director

Frank Sullivan

53 2003 Independent Director

Jacqueline Woods

66 2000 Independent Director

Steve Tschiegg

Director - Capital Markets and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

John Timken

Mr. John M. Timken, Jr., is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of The Timken Company. John Timken is a private investor and a successful entrepreneur, who has been a significant shareholder of The Timken Company for many years. Mr. Timken is co-founder of Amgraph Packaging, a national supplier of flexible package printing used by major food and beverage brands and private labels. His entrepreneurial activities and passion for business building have included involvement in ventures ranging from injection molding, to ophthalmic laboratories, to logistics and trucking. He has also owned a cable television business and established one of the largest commercial mushroom farms in North America.

Richard Kyle

Mr. Richard G. Kyle is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of The Timken Company. Kyle began his career at Timken in 2006 as vice president of manufacturing and was named president of the aerospace and mobile industries segments in 2008. In 2012, Kyle was named group president, responsible for the aerospace and steel segments as well as the engineering and technology organization. He was named chief operating officer of the company in September 2013, and has been a director since November 2013. A native of Mishawaka, Ind., Kyle received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and earned a master of business administration degree in management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He serves on the board of directors of the United Way of Greater Stark County.

Philip Fracassa

Mr. Philip D. Fracassa has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of The Timken Company, effective March 1, 2014. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Fracassa served as Senior Vice President of Planning and Development of the Company since August, 2012. Since joining the Company in 2005, Mr. Fracassa has held a variety of senior financial leadership positions with the Company, including Vice President of Tax, Senior Vice President of Tax and Treasury and Senior Vice President and Group Controller of the Company’s bearings and power transmission business.

Christopher Coughlin

Mr. Christopher A. Coughlin is Group President of The Timken Company, since September 1, 2012. Coughlin joined Timken in 1984 in the company's steel operations, working on the original Faircrest Steel Plant project. He subsequently served as business development manager and held management positions in the company's European headquarters in Colmar, France, including vice president of industrial equipment, vice president of process industries and vice president of primary metals. He was named senior vice president of supply chain and Project O.N.E., during which time he led a multiyear initiative to streamline business processes and implement an enterprise resource planning system. Since 2010, he has been president of Process Industries and Supply Chain. Coughlin serves on the board of directors of the American Bearing Manufacturers Association and the Akron Canton Foodbank. He holds a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a master's degree in business administration from Case Western Reserve University.

William Burkhart

Mr. William R. Burkhart is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of The Timken Company, since 2000. Mr. Burkhart joined Timken in 1994 as an attorney at company headquarters in Canton. He leads a team that provides legal counsel and support for all of Timken’s global business activities, including acquisitions and affiliations. He also has responsibility for corporate governance, ethics and compliance, as well as environmental, health and safety programs. He is a member of the company's executive council. Mr. Burkhart previously served as director – affiliations and acquisitions in Canton, Ohio, and as legal counsel for the company’s operations in Europe, Africa and West Asia. He joined Timken as an attorney in Canton in 1994, and was named corporate attorney in 1996. He was named to his current position in 2000. Prior to joining Timken, Mr. Burkhart served as an attorney for Reed Smith LLP, a law firm based in Pittsburgh. Mr. Burkhart is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce and the Manufacturers' Alliance Law Council. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Florida and a juris doctorate from Harvard University.

John Mihaila

Mr. John Theodore Mihaila is Senior Vice President, Controller of The Timken Company, since 2006. He was Controller of Timken's Industrial Group. Since being named to this position in 2006, Mr. Mihaila has directed the company’s compilation, analysis and reporting of accurate and timely financial results. Under his guidance, the finance team provides information that enables company leaders to make strategic decisions about growth opportunities, investments and markets. Earlier in 2006, Mr. Mihaila assumed the role of vice president – business development and controller in the Industrial Group. He directed the development of long-term strategies and implementation of tactical plans to accelerate the Industrial Group’s growth through acquisitions and affiliations. In 2000, Mr. Mihaila was named controller for the company’s former Industrial Group. Mr. Mihaila joined the company in 1975 and was promoted to an accounting role in 1977. He has managed finances for various Timken production facilities and business groups. Mr. Mihaila is an active member of the Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI Inc. Financial Council. He also serves on the board of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Stark County and the George W. Daverio School of Accountancy Advisory Board at The University of Akron. Mr. Mihaila received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Akron and a master’s degree in business administration from Kent State University.

Joseph Ralston

General Joseph W. Ralston is Lead Independent Director of The Timken Company. General Ralston has served as Vice Chairman of The Cohen Group, an organization that provides clients with comprehensive tools for understanding and shaping their business, political, legal, regulatory and media environments, since 2003. General Ralston completed a distinguished 37-year Air Force career as Commander, U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO in 2003. Previously, General Ralston served as Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation’s second highest-ranking military officer. General Ralston also has served on the boards of Lockheed Martin Corporation and URS Corporation since 2003.

Christopher Mapes

Mr. Christopher L. Mapes is Director of The Timken Company. Mapes currently serves as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LECO), a global manufacturer and market leader of high-quality welding, cutting and joining products. He oversees all of Lincoln Electric’s businesses, as well as its global product development initiatives. A 119-year-old company based in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric operates 45 manufacturing locations in 19 countries and generated $2.9 billion in revenue in 2012. Mapes was named president and chief executive officer of Lincoln Electric on Dec. 31, 2012, and a year later was elected chairman of the board. Prior to joining the company in late 2011 as its chief operating officer, Mapes was executive vice president of A.O. Smith Corp. and president of its Electrical Products Company, a former division of A.O. Smith Corp. His 25-year career in manufacturing management also includes roles with Regal-Beloit Corp., Superior Telecom, Essex Group and General Motors Corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., a law degree from the University of Toledo in Ohio and a master of business administration degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Evanston, Ill.

Ajita Rajendra

Mr. Ajita G. Rajendra is appointed as Director of the Company effective August 5, 2014. Rajendra serves as the chairman, president and chief executive officer of A. O. Smith Corp. (NYSE: AOS), a $2.2 billion global water technology company based in Milwaukee. The company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating and hydronic heating equipment, offering a comprehensive product line featuring many of the best-known brands in North America, China and India. The company also manufactures water purfication products for residential and light commercial applications. Rajendra has held a wide range of finance, operations, marketing and executive management positions throughout his 35-year career and has broad experience serving on corporate boards. He currently serves on the board of Donaldson Company, Inc., a manufacturer of filtration products based in Minneapolis. He previously was a director of Industrial Distribution Group, Inc., from 2007 until its acquisition by Eiger Holdco, LLC in 2008. Rajendra was named A. O. Smith president and chief executive officer in January 2013, and was elected chairman of the board in April 2014. He has served on the A. O. Smith board since 2011. Prior to joining A. O. Smith in 2005, he previously served as senior vice president at Kennametal Inc., a manufacturer of cutting tools, from 1998 to 2004. He began his career in 1978 with Corning Incorporated of Corning, N.Y. Rajendra holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai, India, and an MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Ward Timken

Mr. Ward J. Timken, Jr., is Director of The Timken Company. He was Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Previously, Mr. Timken was President of the company steel business from 2004 to 2005, Corporate Vice President from 2000 to 2003 and held key leadership positions in Timken’s European and Latin American businesses from 1992 to 2000. Prior to joining Timken, Mr. Timken opened and managed the Washington, D.C. office of McGough & Associates, a Columbus, Ohio-based government affairs consulting firm. Mr. Timken is also a member of the Board of Pella Corporation, where he has served since 2008.

john Luke

Mr. John A. Luke, Jr., is an Independent Director of The Timken Company. Mr. Luke has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MeadWestvaco Corporation, a global producer of packaging, coated and specialty papers, consumer and office products and specialty chemicals since 2003. Mr. Luke joined the executive ranks of Westvaco in 1990 after holding leadership positions across the organization, including positions in treasury, marketing and international sales. As a senior executive at Westvaco, Mr. Luke led the process of merging the Westvaco Corporation with the Mead Corporation in 2002. Mr. Luke has also served as a director of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation since 2007 and MeadWestvaco Corporation since 2002.

John Reilly

Mr. John P. Reilly is an Independent Director of The Timken Company. Mr. Reilly served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Figgie International, an international diversified operating company, until 1998. He has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive industry, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of several automotive suppliers, including Stant Corporation and Tenneco Automotive. He also held leadership positions at the former Chrysler Corporation and Navistar International and served as President of Brunswick Corporation. Mr. Reilly also serves as a director and non-executive Chairman of Exide Technologies and Material Sciences Corporation, having served on each company’s board since 2004.

Frank Sullivan

Mr. Frank C. Sullivan is an Independent Director of The Timken Company. Mr. Sullivan has held the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RPM International Inc., a world in specialty coatings, since 2008. Mr. Sullivan was appointed RPM’s Chief Executive Officer in 2002, prior to which he held positions in sales and corporate development before becoming Chief Financial Officer in 1993. Mr. Sullivan held various positions in the areas of commercial lending and corporate finance in the banking industry before joining RPM in 1987.

Jacqueline Woods

Ms. Jacqueline F. Woods is an Independent Director of The Timken Company. Ms. Woods served as the President of Ameritech Ohio (subsequently renamed AT&T Ohio), a telecommunications company, until her retirement in 2000. At Ameritech Ohio, Ms. Woods also held various positions in finance, operations, marketing, sales and government affairs. Ms. Woods was inducted into the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame in 1998. Ms. Woods has served on the board of The Andersons, Inc. since 1999. Ms. Woods was formerly a director at School Specialty, Inc. until 2013.

Steve Tschiegg

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