People: Valmont Industries Inc (VMI)

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28 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mogens Bay

65 1997 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Vik Bansal

49 2014 President, Chief Operating Officer

Mark Jaksich

56 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Todd Atkinson

57 2011 Executive Vice President

Timothy Francis

37 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Vanessa Brown

61 2011 Vice President - Human Resources

Brian Desigio

44 2008 Vice President - Corporate Development

Walter Pasko

63 2002 Vice President - Procurement

Kenneth Stinson

71 2011 Lead Independent Director

Glen Barton

74 2004 Independent Director

Kaj den Daas

64 2004 Independent Director

James Milliken

57 2011 Independent Director

Daniel Neary

62 2005 Independent Director

Catherine Paglia

61 2012 Independent Director

Clark Randt

68 2009 Independent Director

Walter Scott

82 1981 Independent Director

Jeff Laudin

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Mogens Bay

Mr. Mogens C. Bay is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Valmont Industries Inc., since January 1997. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from August 1993 through December 1996. Mr. Bay currently serves as a director of ConAgra Foods, Inc. and Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. Mr. Bay is the only Valmont officer who serves on the Company's board of directors. Mr. Bay's 35 years of experience with Valmont provides an extensive knowledge of Valmont's operating companies and its lines of business, its long-term strategies and domestic and international growth opportunities. Mr. Bay has served as a director of the Company since October 1993.

Vik Bansal

Mr. Vik Bansal has been appointed as President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company, effective July 1, 2014. Bansal has been Group President of Valmont's Global Engineered Infrastructure Products segment since January 2013. Before that, he was President of Valmont's businesses in the Asia-Pacific region residing in Sydney, Australia. He also previously held management positions in Eaton Corporation and OneSteel. Bansal holds an electrical engineering degree from N.I.T.-India, an MBA from Deakin University in Australia and completed his advanced Management Program from INSEAD.

Mark Jaksich

Mr. Mark C. Jaksich is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Valmont Industries, Inc. Mark's career with Valmont spans 30 years including positions as controller for the international division, director of internal audit and a number of other accounting positions. For the past 14 years, Mark has served as the Company's Chief Accounting Officer in the role of Vice President and Corporate Controller. Mark is a Certified Public Accountant and holds Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Masters in Business Administration degrees from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Todd Atkinson

Mr. Todd G. Atkinson is Executive Vice President of Valmont Industries Inc., since February 2011. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Delta plc from July 2003 until February 2011.

Timothy Francis

Mr. Timothy Francis is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company. Mr. Francis served as Chief Financial Officer of Burlington Capital Group LLC (“BCG”) and America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (“ATAX”), a NASDAQ listed Limited Partnership in which BCG serves as the General Partner, from January 2012 to May 2014. He was a certified public accountant with Deloitte & Touche LLP from January 2001 to January 2012, last serving as Senior Audit Manager. He holds a Masters of Professional Accountancy and a BSBA (Accounting Emphasis) from the University of Nebraska.

Vanessa Brown

Ms. Vanessa K. Brown is Vice President - Human Resources of Valmont Industries, Inc., since July 11, 2011. Ms. Brown was Director of Human Resources of North America Engineered Infrastructure Products division from 1997 until 2011.

Brian Desigio

Mr. Brian J. Desigio is Vice President - Corporate Development of Valmont Industries Inc., since April 28, 2008. He was Senior Vice President at Fairmount Food Group from January 2006 to April 2008.

Walter Pasko

Mr. Walter P. Pasko is Vice President - Procurement of Valmont Industries, Inc., since May 2002.

Kenneth Stinson

Mr. Kenneth E. Stinson is Lead Independent Director of Valmont Industries Inc. He is currently Chairman Emeritus of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. (construction and mining). Mr. Stinson was Chairman of Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc. from March 1998 to December 2012. He was Chief Executive Officer of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. from 1998 to 2005. He previously served as Chairman and CEO of Kiewit Construction Group, Inc. Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. revenues were in excess of $11 billion in 2013. Mr. Stinson also serves as a director of ConAgra Foods, Inc. and McCarthy Group LLC. Mr. Stinson has a civil engineering degree and had management responsibility at Kiewit for the construction of highways, bridges, transit systems, power plants and refineries for commercial, industrial and governmental customers. His extensive experience in the United States infrastructure business aids the board's oversight of Valmont's engineered infrastructure products segment and utility support structures segment. Mr. Stinson has served as a director of the Company since December 1996.

Glen Barton

Mr. Glen A. Barton is an Independent Director of Valmont Industries Inc. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Caterpillar, Inc. (manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, engines and gas turbines) from 1999 to January 2004. He previously served as a director of Newmont Mining Corporation and Inco Limited. Mr. Barton held numerous management positions with Caterpillar from 1961 to 2004, including responsibilities for operations in North America, South America, Latin America and Japan. Mr. Barton was formerly a global advisor to The Conference Board and formerly served as a director of the U.S.-Japan Business Counsel. Mr. Barton has a degree in civil engineering. His background in manufacturing and experience in international business is an asset for Valmont's board of directors. Mr. Barton has served as a director of the Company since October 2004.

Kaj den Daas

Mr. Kaj den Daas is an Independent Director of Valmont Industries Inc. He is retired in 2009 as Executive Vice President of Philips Lighting B.V. of the Netherlands (manufacturer of lighting fixtures and related components) and Chairman of its North American Lighting Operations. Mr. den Daas was responsible for oversight of the manufacturing, distribution, sales and marketing of Philips products in the United States, Canada and Mexico, with prior Philips experience in the Asia Pacific area. He serves on the board of directors of Lighting Science Group Corp. Mr. den Daas, a native of the Netherlands, has more than 30 years of international experience in the lighting industry. His extensive international business experience provides value to the Valmont board of directors. Mr. den Daas has been a director of the Company since October 2004.

James Milliken

Mr. James B. Milliken is Independent Director of Valmont Industries, Inc. He has been President of the University of Nebraska since August 2004. The University of Nebraska is a public university with an annual budget of over $2 billion. Mr. Milliken has been named Chancellor of the City University of New York effective June 1, 2014; CUNY is the nation's leading public urban university with 270,000 students pursuing degrees on 24 campuses in New York City. Mr. Milliken led the University of Nebraska education efforts in China, India, Brazil and other countries. Mr. Milliken has a law degree from New York University, has served on the American Council on Education's Blue Ribbon Panel on global engagement, the Council on Foreign Relations Higher Education Advisory Group, and chairs a national commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity. Mr. Milliken has served as a director of the Company since December 2011.

Daniel Neary

Mr. Daniel P. Neary is an Independent Director of Valmont Industries Inc. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mutual of Omaha (full service and multi-line provider of insurance and financial services) since December 2004. Mutual of Omaha's revenues were in excess of $5 billion in 2012. He was previously President of the Group Insurance business unit of Mutual of Omaha. Mr. Neary's training as an actuary and knowledge of the financial services industry provides background for board oversight of the Company's accounting matters. Mr. Neary has been a director of the Company since December 19, 2005.

Catherine Paglia

Ms. Catherine James Paglia is Independent Director of Valmont Industries, Inc. Ms. Paglia has been a director of Enterprise Asset Management, Inc., a New York based privately-held real estate and asset management company since September 1998. Ms. Paglia previously spent eight years as a managing director at Morgan Stanley, ten years as a managing director of Interlaken Capital, and served as chief financial officer of two public corporations. Ms. Paglia serves on the board of directors of the Columbia Funds and is a member of the board of trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Ms. Paglia has served as a director of the Company since February 21, 2012.

Clark Randt

Ambassador Clark T. Randt is an Independent Director of Valmont Industries Inc. He is currently President of Randt & Co. LLC (business consulting) and lived and worked in Asia for more than thirty-five years. Ambassador Randt served as the United States Ambassador to the People's Republic of China from July 2001 to January 2009. He currently serves as a director of United Parcel Service, Inc. and Qualcomm Incorporated. Ambassador Randt was formerly a partner with the international law firm of Shearman & Sterling in Hong Kong where he headed the firm's China practice. Ambassador Randt is a member of the New York bar association and was admitted to the Hong Kong bar association and has over 25 years of experience in cross-border corporate and finance transactions. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His international experience and knowledge of Asian business operations and experience with U.S. investment in China serves the Company well as it expands its operations in Asia. Ambassador Randt has served as a director of the Company since February 2009.

Walter Scott

Mr. Walter Scott Jr. is an Independent Director of Valmont Industries Inc. He has been Chairman of Level 3 Communications, Inc. (communications and information services) since March 1998. Mr. Scott previously served as Chairman of the Board and President of Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. Mr. Scott is a director of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. and MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company. He previously served as a director of Commonwealth Telephone Enterprises and Burlington Resources. Mr. Scott is a civil engineer with management experience of infrastructure construction operations at Kiewit. His extensive board experience provides a valuable resource of strategic and oversight input to the Valmont board of directors. He has served as a director of the Company since April 1981.

Jeff Laudin

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