People: WABCO Holdings Inc (WBC)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jacques Esculier

54 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah

44 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Robert De Vaucorbeil

56 2013 Chief Human Resource Officer

Leon Liu

52 2014 Executive Vice President, President - Truck, Bus and Car OEMs division

Jason Campbell

37 2014 Vice President, Controller

Nick Rens

49 2013 Vice President - Trailer Systems, Aftermarket & Driveline Controls

Michael Thompson

2012 Vice President - Compression & Braking

Nikhil Varty

49 2012 Vice President - Mergers & Acquisitions, President, Americas

Vincent Pickering

45 2010 Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Michael Smith

70 2012 Lead Independent Director

G. Peter D'Aloia

69 2007 Independent Director

John Fiedler

75 2007 Independent Director

Juergen Gromer

69 2007 Independent Director

Kenneth Martin

60 2007 Independent Director

Jean-Paul Montupet

66 2012 Independent Director

Mary Petrovich

51 2011 Independent Director

Donald Stebbins

56 2007 Independent Director

Christian Fife

42 2013 Vice President - Investor Relations & General Auditor

Biographies

Name Description

Jacques Esculier

Mr. Jacques Esculier is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of WABCO Holdings Inc. He has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Director since July 2007. Since May 2009, he has also served as our Chairman of the Board. Prior to July 2007, Mr. Esculier served as Vice President of American Standard Companies Inc. and President of its Vehicle Control Systems business, a position he had held since January 2004. Prior to holding that position, Mr. Esculier served in the capacity of Business Leader for American Standard’s Trane Commercial Systems’ Europe, Middle East, Africa, India & Asia Region from 2002 through January 2004. Prior to joining American Standard in 2002, Mr. Esculier spent more than six years in leadership positions at AlliedSignal/Honeywell. He was Vice President and General Manager of Environmental Control and Power Systems Enterprise based in Los Angeles and Vice President of Aftermarket Services—Asia Pacific based in Singapore.

Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah

Mr. Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of WABCO Holdings Inc.,effective June 3, 2014. He has over 20 years of financial and accounting experience. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, from April 2012 to May 2014, Mr. Mahendra-Rajah served in several senior roles for Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) (“Applied Materials”), a global leader in providing equipment, services and software for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic industries. Most recently, Mr. Mahendra-Rajah was Corporate Vice President and Segment CFO for the Silicon Systems Group. Prior to Applied Materials, from April 2010 to March 2012, Mr. Mahendra-Rajah served as Vice President Finance, Head of Global Planning & Reporting for Visa, Inc. (NYSE: V) (“Visa”), a global payments technology company that facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses, and government entities. In that role, Mr. Mahendra-Rajah was in charge of overseeing management reporting, capital planning and planning systems. He was also responsible for creating a global best practice financial planning and analysis function. Prior to Visa, Mr. Mahendra-Rajah spent 12 years at United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) (“UTC”), a diversified company that provides a broad range of high-technology products and services to the global aerospace and building systems industries. At UTC, Mr. Mahendra-Rajah held such titles as Vice President, Finance, Planning and Analysis, UTC Fire and Security and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Building Systems and Services, Carrier Corporation. Mr. Mahendra-Rajah holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan, a M.S. in Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and an M.B.A. from Purdue University, Krannert School of Management.

Robert De Vaucorbeil

Leon Liu

Mr. Leon Liu is appointed as Executive Vice President, President of Truck, Bus and Car OEMs division of WABCO Holdings Inc., effective July 1, 2014.

Jason Campbell

Mr. Jason Campbell is Vice President, Controller of WABCO Holdings Inc. He is no longer Interim Chief Financial Officer, Controller of Wabco Holdings Inc., effective June 3, 2014. He joined the Company in 2008. He has served as the Company’s Director of Investor Relations since 2011. In 2012 he also assumed the role of Finance Leader Americas. Prior to that, he served as Manager of Financial Reporting and Investor Relations. Mr. Campbell is a Certified Public Accountant.

Nick Rens

Mr. Nick Rens is Vice President - Trailer Systems, Aftermarket & Driveline Controls of WABCO Holdings Inc., since January 2013. He also assumed the role of Vice President, Driveline Controls, from January 2013 to September 2013. Previously, Mr. Rens worked for three years as our regional trailer sales leader for southern and western Europe based in Claye Souilly, France. Since 1999, Mr. Rens has also been Managing Director of WABCO Belgium where he held several sales leadership roles both in the Aftermarket and Original Equipment (OE) sales organizations. Mr. Rens has worked at the Company for almost his entire career, having joined the company in 1989 as a product line specialist.

Michael Thompson

Dr. Michael E. Thompson has been appointed as Vice President - Compression & Braking of WABCO Holdings Inc., effective March 19, 2012. Previously, Dr. Thompson held the position of Vice-President Car Systems & Investor Relations since April 2009. Between July 2007 and April 2009, Dr. Thompson served as our Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations. Prior to July 2007, Dr. Thompson served as Vice President, Marketing and Strategy of Trane's Vehicle Control Systems business, a position he held since August 2005. Prior to joining Trane, Dr. Thompson held positions of increasing responsibility at Honeywell Aerospace from October 1999 through July 2005 ultimately serving as the division's Vice President of Marketing. Prior to joining Honeywell, Dr. Thompson was a consultant with McKinsey & Company from June 1996.

Nikhil Varty

Mr. Nikhil Madhukar Varty is Vice President - Mergers & Acquisitions, President, Americas of WABCO Holdings Inc., since February 2012. Prior to this, Mr. Varty served as Vice President, Compression & Braking since July 2007. Prior to July 2007, Mr. Varty served as Vice President, Compression and Braking of Trane's Vehicle Control Systems business, a position he has held since January 2005. Prior to holding that position, Mr. Varty served in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer of Trane's Vehicle Control Systems business. Prior to joining Trane in June 2001, Mr. Varty had more than 10 years of national and international senior level finance roles with Great Lakes Chemical Corp., AlliedSignal/Honeywell and Coopers & Lybrand.

Vincent Pickering

Mr. Vincent Pickering is Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of WABCO Holdings Inc., since September 2010. Prior to joining WABCO, Mr. Pickering served as the Associate General Counsel for the Worldwide Licensing and Pricing Division of Microsoft Corp., for eight years. Prior to working at Microsoft, Mr. Pickering worked both in-house and in private practice, representing companies across a diverse range of industries that include the telecommunications and energy sectors.

Michael Smith

Mr. Michael T. Smith is Lead Independent Director of WABCO Holdings Inc. Mr. Smith served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Hughes Electronics Corporation from 1997 to 2001, before retiring in 2001. Prior to those positions, Mr. Smith had been Vice Chairman of Hughes Electronics and Chairman of the Hughes Aircraft Company. Mr. Smith joined Hughes Electronics in 1985 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer after spending nearly 20 years with General Motors in a variety of financial management positions. In 1992 he was elected Vice Chairman of Hughes Electronics and President of Hughes Missile Systems Group, and in 1995 he was elected Chairman of Hughes Aircraft Company. Mr. Smith was also a member of the Board of Directors of Alliant Techsystems until 2009. Mr. Smith is a member of the Board of Directors of Ingram Micro, Inc., Teledyne Technologies, Inc. and FLIR Systems, Inc.

G. Peter D'Aloia

Mr. G. Peter D'Aloia is an Independent Director of WABCO Holdings Inc., since July 2007. Mr. D’Aloia served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American Standard Companies Inc., a position he held since 2000, before retiring in 2008. Before joining American Standard, Mr. D’Aloia worked for Honeywell where he most recently served as Vice President—Business Development. He spent 27 years with Honeywell’s predecessor company, AlliedSignal, in diverse finance management positions. During his career with AlliedSignal, he served as Vice President—Taxes; Vice President and Treasurer; Vice President and Controller; and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Engineered Materials Sector. Early in his career, he worked as a tax attorney for the accounting firm, Arthur Young and Company. Mr. D’Aloia is a director of FMC Corporation and ITT Corporation.

John Fiedler

Mr. John F. Fiedler is an Independent Director of WABCO Holdings Inc., since September 5, 2007. Mr. Fiedler served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of BorgWarner Inc. from 1995 to 2003, before retiring in 2003. Before joining BorgWarner in 1994, Mr. Fiedler was an Executive Vice President with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, culminating a 29-year career with the company by leading its North American tire division. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Mohawk Industries and Snap-On Inc. He is also a member of the Kent State Foundation Commission, an advisor to the Board of Trustees of the Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI and a member of the Board of Advisors of Prism Funds.

Juergen Gromer

Dr. Juergen W. K. Gromer is an Independent Director of WABCO Holdings Inc., since July 2007. Dr. Gromer is the retired President and CEO of Tyco Electronics, a position that he held from April 1999 until December 31, 2007. Dr. Gromer formerly held senior management positions from 1983 to 1998 at AMP (acquired by Tyco in April 1999) including Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services, President of the Global Automotive Division, and Vice President of Central and Eastern Europe, and General Manager of AMP Germany. Dr. Gromer has over 20 years of AMP and Tyco Electronics experience, serving in a wide variety of regional and global assignments. Before working for Tyco Electronics and AMP, Dr. Gromer held management positions at ZF Friedrichshafen, ITT and Procter & Gamble. Dr. Gromer serves as a member of the boards of directors of TE Connectivity (formerly Tyco Electronics) and Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Dr. Gromer served as a director of RWE Rhein Ruhr AG from 2000 to 2009. He is also Chairman of the Board of the Society for Economic Development of the District Bergstrasse/Hessen, a member of the Advisory Board of Commerzbank, and a director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany.

Kenneth Martin

Mr. Kenneth J. Martin is an Independent Director of WABCO Holdings Inc., since July 2007. Mr. Martin served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chairman of Wyeth (formerly American Home Products) from 2000 to 2007, before retiring in 2007. Mr. Martin joined American Home Products in 1984 as Assistant Director of Corporate Compliance and subsequently held the positions of Assistant Vice President of Finance for American Home Food Products. In 1989, he was appointed Vice President and Comptroller of American Home Products Corporation. In 1992, he became Executive Vice President for American Home Food Products. Two years later, he was promoted to Executive Vice President of Whitehall-Robins Healthcare and in 1995, President of American Home Food Products. He was named President of Whitehall-Robins Healthcare in 1997 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wyeth-Ayerst Pharmaceuticals in 1998. In 2000, he was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wyeth and in 2002 he was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In September 2013, Mr. Martin was appointed to the board of directors of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Jean-Paul Montupet

Mr. Jean-Paul L. Montupet is Independent Director of WABCO Holdings Inc., effective April 1, 2012. Mr. Montupet served as President of Emerson Europe SA until December 2012, and had served as an Executive Vice President of Emerson Electric Co. since 1990 where he was responsible for its Industrial Automation Business. Since 2002, Mr. Montupet has served on the Board of PartnerRe Ltd., a leading global reinsurer; he became non-Executive Chairman in 2010 and he is also Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Risk and Finance Committee. In 2006, Mr. Montupet was elected to the board of directors of Lexmark International Inc., a leading provider of imaging products and services. In addition, Mr. Montupet is a director of IHS Inc. and Assurant, Inc.

Mary Petrovich

Ms. Mary L. Petrovich has been appointed as an Independent Director of WABCO Holdings Inc., since November 1, 2011. She has been serving as Senior Advisor to The Carlyle Group since June 2011. Prior to this role, Ms. Petrovich was Chairman and CEO of AxleTech International, a supplier of off-highway and specialty vehicle drive train systems and components from 2001 to December 2011. In 2008, AxleTech International was sold to General Dynamics. Prior to AxleTech, in 2000, Ms. Petrovich was President of the Driver Controls Division of Dura Automotive, possessing management responsibility for 7,600 employees. From July 2011 to January 2014, Ms. Petrovich was a director of Modine Manufacturing Company, a global provider of thermal management technology and systems. Ms. Petrovich is also a director at the following public companies: Woodward, Inc., a leading manufacturer and service provider of energy controls for global infrastructure equipment; and GT Advanced Technologies Inc., a global provider of technology and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets.

Donald Stebbins

Mr. Donald J. Stebbins is an Independent Director of WABCO Holdings Inc., since September 5, 2007. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Visteon Corporation until August 2012. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer he was responsible for leading Visteon’s long-term strategy and overseeing the company’s global operations and administrative functions. Mr. Stebbins joined Visteon in 2005 as President and Chief Operating Officer, and was elevated to Chief Executive Officer effective June 1, 2008 and to Chairman effective December 1, 2008. He served on Visteon’s board of directors from December 2006 until August 2012. In March 2012, Mr. Stebbins was appointed to the board of directors of ITT Corporation. Mr. Stebbins has more than 20 years of leadership experience and a solid history of performance in managing global business issues.

Christian Fife

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