People: Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (WAB)

WAB on New York Consolidated

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23 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Albert Neupaver

63 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Raymond Betler

58 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

Emilio Fernandez

69 1998 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Patrick Dugan

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

David DeNinno

58 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Scott Wahlstrom

2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

R. Mark Cox

46 2012 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development

Charles Kovac

57 2010 Senior Vice President, Group Executive

John Mastalerz

47 2014 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Timothy Wesley

52 1999 Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Robert Bourg

52 2012 Vice President, Group Executive

Karl-Heinz Colmer

57 2012 Vice President, Group Executive

Michael Fetsko

48 2014 Vice President, Group Executive

David Meyer

43 2012 Vice President, Group Executive

William Kassling

70 2013 Lead Director

Robert Brooks

70 2004 Independent Director

Lee Foster

67 1999 Independent Director

Brian Hehir

60 2007 Independent Director

Michael Howell

66 2003 Independent Director

Gary Valade

71 2005 Independent Director

Nickolas Vande Steeg

71 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Albert Neupaver

Mr. Albert J. Neupaver has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation., with effect from 14 May 2014. He is President of the Electromechanical Group of AMETEK, Inc. from 1998 to February 2006. Director of Wabtec Foundation, Carnegie Science Center and Koppers Inc.; Member of Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Museums. Member of Robbins & Myers, Inc. Board of Directors from January 2009 to February 2013. Mr. Neupaver currently is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Wabtec, a position he has held since February 2006. Mr. Neupaver has led the company on an unprecedented growth initiative throughout the business cycle.

Raymond Betler

Mr. Raymond T. Betler has been re-designated as President, Chief Executive Officer of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation., with effect from 14 May 2014. Mr. Betler was Vice President, Group Executive of the Company from August 2008 until December 2010. Prior to joining Wabtec, Mr. Betler served in positions of increasing responsibility at Bombardier Transportation since 1979. Most recently, Mr. Betler served as President, Total Transit Systems from 2004 until 2008 and before that as President, London Underground Projects from 2002 to 2004.

Emilio Fernandez

Mr. Emilio A. Fernandez is an Independent Vice Chairman of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. He serves as Vice Chairman of Wabtec since March 1998; Executive Vice President of Wabtec from prior to 1997 to February 1998. Mr. Fernandez has over 30 years of experience in executive positions in the railroad industry.

Patrick Dugan

Mr. Patrick D. Dugan has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company, effective January 2014. Previously, Mr. Dugan was Senior Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller from January 2012 until November 2013. He originally joined Wabtec in 2003 as Vice President, Corporate Controller. Prior to joining Wabtec, Mr. Dugan served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CWI International, Inc. from December 1996 to November 2003. Prior to 1996, Mr. Dugan was a Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers. A Certified Public Accountant, Dugan graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in accounting, and earned an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.

David DeNinno

Mr. David L. DeNinno is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. Previously, Mr. DeNinno served as a partner at K&L Gates LLP since May 2011 and prior to that with Reed Smith LLP.

Scott Wahlstrom

Mr. Scott E. Wahlstrom is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. Mr. Wahlstrom has been Vice President, Human Resources, since November 1999. Previously, Mr. Wahlstrom was Vice President, Human Resources & Administration of MotivePower Industries, Inc. from August 1996 until November 1999.

R. Mark Cox

Mr. R. Mark Cox is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. He has been with Wabtec since September 2006 as Vice President, Corporate Development. Prior to joining Wabtec, Mr. Cox served as Director of Business Development for the Electrical Group of Eaton Corporation since 2002. Prior to joining Eaton, Mr. Cox was an investment banker with UBS Warburg, Prudential and Stephens.

Charles Kovac

Mr. Charles F. Kovac is Senior Vice President, Group Executive of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. Mr. Kovac was Vice President, Group Executive of the Company from September 2007 until December 2010. Prior to joining Wabtec, Mr. Kovac served as General Manager of the Global Floor Care / Specialty Motors Division of AMETEK, Inc. since 2003. Prior to joining AMETEK, Inc., Mr. Kovac was Chief Operating Officer of The Teleios Group, LLC from 1999 to 2003.

John Mastalerz

Mr. John A. Mastalerz is a Vice President, Corporate Controller of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation., Prior to joining Wabtec, Mr. Mastalerz served in various executive management roles with the H.J. Heinz Company from January 2001 to December 2013, most recently as the Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. Prior to 2001, Mr. Mastalerz was a Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Timothy Wesley

Mr. Timothy R. Wesley is Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. Previously, Mr. Wesley was Vice President, Investor and Public Relations of MotivePower Industries, Inc. from August 1996 until November 1999.

Robert Bourg

Mr. Robert Bourg is Vice President, Group Executive of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. Prior to that, he was Vice President Rail Electronics from May 2010. Previously, he was Vice President and General Manager of Wabtec Railway Electronics from May 2006 to May 2010. Prior to that, he held senior management positions within Wabtec since he was hired in August 1992.

Karl-Heinz Colmer

Mr. Karl-Heinz Colmer is Vice President, Group Executive of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. Mr. Colmer served as Managing Director of Friction Products from January 2009 until February 2012. Prior to that position, Mr. Colmer served as Managing Director of Becorit GmbH since 2006 after joining Wabtec. Prior to joining Wabtec Mr. Colmer served in various management roles with BBA PLC.

Michael Fetsko

David Meyer

Mr. David Meyer is Vice President, Group Executive of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. Mr. Meyer served as Vice President, Freight Car Products from April 2007 until February 2012. Prior to this position, Mr. Meyer served in several Vice President and General Manager roles within Wabtec since 2003 and joined Wabtec as a Product Line Manager in 1999. Prior to joining Wabtec, Mr. Meyer served in management roles with Eaton Corporation.

William Kassling

Mr. William E. Kassling is Lead Director of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. He served as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He Chairman of Wabtec since prior to 1997; Chief Executive Officer of Wabtec from May 2004 to January 2006 and from prior to 1997 to February 2001; President of Wabtec from May 2004 to January 2006 and from prior to 1997 to February 1998. Director of Pittsburgh Penguins Inc., Texas Rangers, Parker-Hannifin Corporation, SmartOps, Inc. and Wabtec Foundation. Mr. Kassling has served as the Chairman of Wabtec since 1990 and has also served as its Chief Executive Officer.

Robert Brooks

Mr. Robert J. Brooks is an Independent Director of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. He is Executive Vice President of Wabtec from November 1999 to March 2004; Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Wabtec since prior to 1997 to March 2003. Executive Committee, Board of Trustees, Franklin & Marshall College since 2006; Mayor of Murrysville, Pennsylvania, since January 2010; NASDAQ Nominating Committee since 2009; Southwestern Pennsylvania Planning Commission, since 2012. Mr. Brooks had an career as an executive at Wabtec, including serving as its Chief Financial Officer for many years. His thorough knowledge of Wabtec and the rail industry, and his financial background and experience have enabled him to provide an important executive and leadership perspective to the Board and to the company.

Lee Foster

Mr. Lee B. Foster, II, is an Independent Director of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. He serves as the Chairman of L.B. Foster Company since 1998; Chief Executive Officer of L.B. Foster Company from prior to 1997 to 2002; President of L.B. Foster Company from prior to 1997 to 2000. Director of L.B. Foster Company, Capital Guidance Ltd., Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad (“DM&E”) from 2001 to October 2007 and Wabtec Foundation. Mr. Foster has had an career within the railroad industry, including 35 years with the L.B. Foster Co., a supplier to the railroad and transit industries, where he has served in a multitude of roles including President, CEO and Chairman, as well as Director. Mr. Foster brings to the Board not only a solid background within the industry, but also his experience on various boards and committees, including the executive committee of DM&E and the audit and compensation committees of the private company Capital Guidance Ltd.

Brian Hehir

Mr. Brian P. Hehir is an Independent Director of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. He is Retired in June 2008 from Merrill Lynch after 25 years of service; Vice Chairman of Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch from 1999 to 2008. Member of the St. Francis Hospital Board of Trustees from 2011 to present. Member of Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies Board of Visitors from October 2003 to February 2011; Member of University of Connecticut Health Center Board of Directors from November 2005 to July 2009; Member from 2004 to 2010 and Treasurer from 2006 to 2010 of U.S. Lacrosse Foundation Board of Directors. Mr. Hehir has had an career in financial markets with over 30 years of experience working in investment banking and capital markets. In this capacity, he advised clients on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions, which are an integral part of Wabtec’s growth strategy.

Michael Howell

Mr. Michael W. D. Howell is an Independent Director of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. He is Chief Executive Officer of Transport Initiatives Edinburgh Limited from May 2002 to July 2006; Chairman of FPT Group Limited for six years starting in April 1998; Chairman of EVO Electric Limited, London, from September 2007 to February 2012.Director of Hutchison China Meditech Limited, Hong Kong since May 2006; Member of Court (Director) of Clothworkers’ Company, London; Chairman of Trustees of City & Guilds of London Institute from September, 2006 to October, 2012. Mr. Howell has 35 years of experience from executive and board positions on various companies in the railroad business, such as Cummins Engine Company, Inc., GE Canada, Inc., General Electric Company, Inc., Railtrack Group PLC and Transport Initiatives Edinburgh Limited. His understanding of many aspects of the United States and international railroad industries, as well as his CEO and Chairman experience, provides the Board with a broad and relevant background regarding the management and operations of a growing public company in the railroad industry.

Gary Valade

Mr. Gary C. Valade is an Independent Director of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. He serves as the Member of the Board of Management and Executive Vice President of Global Procurement and Supply for DaimlerChrysler from 1998 until his retirement in 2003; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and member of the Office of the Chairman of Chrysler Corporation from 1993 to 1998. Mr. Valade had a 35-year financial career with Chrysler Corporation encompassing all aspects of financial control and accounting, including six years in the role of Chief Financial Officer, which provides the Board with important insight regarding the management, operations, financial reporting and accounting of public company.

Nickolas Vande Steeg

Mr. Nickolas W. Vande Steeg is an Independent Director of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Trimble Navigation Limited since 2003; retired in March 2007 from Parker-Hannifin Corporation as President, Chief Operating Officer and Director after 35 years with the company. Mr. Vande Steeg retired in 2007 with 35 years of experience in a Fortune 500 company where he most recently held the title of President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Vande Steeg’s leadership and operational background in public company, and particularly his knowledge of international operational management, as well as strategic pricing, purchasing and lean manufacturing, makes him well-suited to provide guidance and insight to the Board of international public company.
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