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Tootsie Roll Industries Inc (TR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ellen Gordon

84 2015 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer

G. Howard Ember

63 Vice President - Finance

Thomas Corr

67 Vice President - Marketing and Sales

John Majors

54 Vice President - Distribution

John Newlin

78 Vice President - Manufacturing

Barry Bowen

60 2016 Treasurer

Lana Lewis-Brent

69 1988 Independent Director

Barre Seibert

74 2005 Independent Director

Paula Wardynski

58 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ellen Gordon

Mrs. Ellen R. Gordon is a Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer 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

Thomas Corr

John Majors

Mr. John P. Majors is a 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

Barry Bowen

Lana Lewis-Brent

Mrs. Lana Jane Lewis-Brent is an 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

Mr. Barre A. Seibert is an Independent Director of Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. He 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.

Paula Wardynski

Ms. Paula M. Wardynski is an Independent Director of Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc. Ms. Wardynski is a Senior Vice-President-Finance of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. since 2007. Ms. Wardynski is a seasoned financial executive and brings to the Board a broad range of financial and managerial skills as well as corporate governance experience in a public company environment, having served for many years in a senior executive capacity at one of the premier international media and entertainment companies in the world.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ellen Gordon

5,187,380

G. Howard Ember

1,595,780

Thomas Corr

2,079,220

John Majors

--

John Newlin

2,137,200

Barry Bowen

957,567

Lana Lewis-Brent

100,000

Barre Seibert

106,700

Paula Wardynski

69,867
As Of  30 Dec 2015