People: Tootsie Roll Industries Inc (TR)

TR on New York Consolidated

30.72USD
24 Dec 2014
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$0.22 (+0.72%)
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Volume
25,998
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82,615
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Melvin Gordon

94 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Ellen Gordon

82 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

G. Howard Ember

61 Vice President - Finance

Thomas Corr

65 Vice President - Marketing and Sales

John Majors

52 Vice President - Distribution

John Newlin

76 Vice President - Manufacturing

Barry Bowen

58 Treasurer

Richard Bergeman

76 2001 Independent Director

Lana Lewis-Brent

67 1988 Independent Director

Barre Seibert

72 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Melvin Gordon

Mr. Melvin J. Gordon is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. He is the Director since 1952; Chairman of the Board since 1962; Director and President of HDI Investment Corp., a family investment company. Mr. Gordon brings to the Board an in-depth operating knowledge of all aspects of the Company and comprehensive industry knowledge from his many years of experience in the confectionery industry, along with extensive prior experience as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of another publicly held consumer packaged goods company.

Ellen Gordon

Mrs. Ellen R. Gordon is President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. She is Director since 1969; President since 1978; Director and Vice-President of HDI Investment Corp., a family investment company. Mrs. Gordon also brings to the Board an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the Company and comprehensive industry knowledge from her many years of experience in the confectionery industry. Mrs. Gordon has also served extensively on the boards of several nationally recognized graduate business and medical schools and on the board of a large public company where she also chaired its audit committee.

G. Howard Ember

Mr. G. Howard Ember, Jr., is Vice President - Finance of Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc.

Thomas Corr

Mr. Thomas E. Corr is Vice President - Marketing and Sales of Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc.

John Majors

Mr. John P. Majors is Vice President - Distribution of Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. From January, 2000 until joining the Company in October, 2004 Mr. Majors was employed by The Pepsi Bottling Group in various senior logistics management positions.

John Newlin

Mr. John W. Newlin, Jr., is Vice President - Manufacturing of Tootsie Roll Industries Inc.

Barry Bowen

Mr. Barry P. Bowen is Treasurer of Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc.

Richard Bergeman

Mr. Richard P. Bergeman is Independent Director of Tootsie Roll Industries Inc., since December 2001. He is a retired; former Senior Vice-President of Unilever Bestfoods. Mr. Bergeman brings to the Board extensive consumer package goods management and corporate governance experience in a public company environment, having served for many years in a senior executive capacity at one of the premier food companies in the world. He also has particular expertise in all aspects of human resources including executive compensation and benefits.

Lana Lewis-Brent

Mrs. Lana Jane Lewis-Brent is Independent Director of Tootsie Roll Industries Inc., since 1988. She is the President of Paul Brent Designer, Inc. since 1992; former President of Sunshine-Jr. Stores, Inc. Mrs. Lewis-Brent possesses knowledge of the Company's history and brings to the Board in depth operational skills as well as a retailer's perspective of the confectionery industry by virtue of her executive management experience in the convenience store industry, which represents an important outlet for the Company's products.

Barre Seibert

Mrs. Barre A. Seibert is Independent Director of Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. She is First Vice-President of Washington Mutual Bank 2003-2007; Vice-President from 2001 to 2003; Chief Financial Officer of TransAlliance LP and predecessors from 1995 to 2001. Mr. Seibert is a seasoned financial executive and brings executive management expertise to the Board along with in-depth knowledge and insight in the areas of corporate finance, banking, accounting and audit related issues and financial reporting.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Melvin Gordon

3,759,160

Ellen Gordon

4,131,230

G. Howard Ember

1,438,060

Thomas Corr

1,942,390

John Majors

--

John Newlin

1,998,350

Barry Bowen

--

Richard Bergeman

--

Lana Lewis-Brent

--

Barre Seibert

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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