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WABCO Holdings Inc (WBC)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jacques Esculier

56 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah

45 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Nick Rens

51 2014 President - Trailer Systems, Aftermarket & Off-Highway

Mazen Mazraani

47 2015 Interim Chief Human Resource Officer

Sean Deason

44 2015 Vice President, Controller and Assistant Secretary

Lisa Brown

37 2015 Vice President, Legal, Secretary

Daniel Sebillaut

54 2013 Vice President-Manufacturing & Logistics, Chief Supply Chain Officer

Jorge Solis

44 2016 Vice President - Vehicle Dynamics Controls Business Unit, President of the Truck, Bus & Car OEMs Division

Michael Smith

72 2012 Lead Independent Director

Thomas Gross

61 2016 Director

Henry Keizer

59 2015 Director

G. Peter D'Aloia

71 2007 Independent Director

Juergen Gromer

71 2007 Independent Director

Jean-Paul Montupet

68 2012 Independent Director

Mary Petrovich

53 2011 Independent Director

David Reilly

66 2014 Independent Director

Christian Fife

43 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. Prior to July 2007, Mr. Jacques Esculier 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. Mr. Esculier is a member of the Board of Directors of Pentair plc. The Board of Directors concluded that the following experience, qualifications and skills qualified Mr. Esculier to serve as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: significant executive management experience gained as an executive officer at two Fortune 500 companies publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange; strong international experience gained as an executive officer of American Standard; and financial expertise acquired as chief executive officer with the chief financial officer as a direct report and by holding several senior management positions. In summary, Mr. Esculier has multi-cultural leadership and outstanding strategic abilities to steward and sustain the company’s performance as it maintains its position as an industry innovation leader while pursuing global expansion and excellence in execution.

Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah

Mr. Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah is Chief Financial Officer of the Company since June 2014. Prior to joining WABCO, Mr. Mahendra-Rajah served as Corporate Vice President and Segment CFO for the Silicon Systems Group, a division of Applied Materials, from April 2012. Prior to this, Mr. Mahendra-Rajah served as Vice President Finance, Head of Global Planning & Reporting for Visa for two years. Before then, Mr. Mahendra-Rajah spent 12 years at United Technologies where he served as Vice President, Finance, Planning and Analysis, UTC Fire and Security and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Building Systems and Services, Carrier Corporation.

Nick Rens

Mr. Nick Rens is President - Trailer Systems, Aftermarket & Off-Highway of WABCO Holdings Inc., since July 2014. Prior to this, Mr. Rens served as our Vice President, Aftermarket since November 2008. This was in addition to his role as Vice President, Trailer Systems, a role which he had held since 2005. 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 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.

Mazen Mazraani

Mr. Mazen Mazraani is Interim Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company since October 2015. Prior to this, Mr. Mazraani served as our Compensation & Benefits Manager since joining WABCO in June 2007. Before joining WABCO, Mr. Mazraani served as Head of Compensation & Benefits for Dexia, a Belgian French-Bank specialized in public financing. Before taking up his in-house roles, Mr Mazraani worked for 7 years as a tax consultant at Coopers & Lybrand and Ernst & Young. Graduated in Journalism and Communication from Brussels University, he holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and a Master in Tax Management from Solvay Business School in Brussels.

Sean Deason

Mr. Sean Deason is Vice President, Controller and Assistant Secretary of the Company., effective June 1, 2015. Prior to joining WABCO, Mr. Deason spent 4 years with Evraz N.A. where he served as Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis. Prior to Evraz, Mr. Deason spent 12 years with Lear Corporation where he served as Director, Finance, Corporate Business Planning & Analysis, Director, Finance, Asia Pacific Operations, Assistant Treasurer, and held various other positions of increasing responsibility from August 1999. Mr. Deason is a Certified Management Accountant.

Lisa Brown

Ms. Lisa Brown is Vice President, Legal and Secretary of the Company since April 2015. Prior to this, Ms. Brown served as our Senior Legal Counsel since February 2012. Prior to joining WABCO, Ms. Brown served as Legal Director and Company Secretary since March 2011 for the largest pet care retailer in the United Kingdom. From 2006 to 2011, she held various legal leadership roles for SSL International Plc, one the world’s leading providers of consumer healthcare products. Ms. Brown held the position of Group Head of Legal and Intellectual Property and was responsible for creating and driving legal strategy and risk management across the global operations, including research and development, manufacturing, and sales. Before taking up her in-house roles, Ms. Brown worked in private practice as an Intellectual Property Attorney specializing in brand and copyright protection. Ms. Brown is a registered trademark attorney.

Daniel Sebillaut

Mr. Daniel Sebillaut is Chief Supply Chain Officer of WABCO Holdings Inc., since September 2013. Adding to his existing role as Vice President, Manufacturing & Logistics, a position he has held since January 2011. Mr. Sebillaut is responsible for WABCO's globally integrated supply chain, incorporating the company's production facilities and logistics environments worldwide into lean manufacturing. He also guides WABCO’s Sourcing & Purchasing efforts in alignment with Manufacturing & Logistics to ensure WABCO customers are served with the best quality and delivery performance alongside our continuing drive for productivity. Prior to joining WABCO, Mr. Sebillaut was the Director of Global Operations and Production Control at Delphi Corporation from September 2000. Before that, he was Vice President for Quality and Continuous Improvement at Lear Corporation.

Jorge Solis

Mr. Jorge Solis is the Vice President - Vehicle Dynamics Controls Business Unit, President of the Truck, Bus & Car OEMs Division of the Company. Prior to this, Mr. Solis, 44, has served as Vice President Sourcing & Purchasing and Vice President of the Driveline Control Systems business unit since he joined the Company in August 2010.

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 and Ingram Micro, Inc. until 2014. Mr. Smith is a member of the Board of Directors of Teledyne Technologies, Inc., FLIR Systems, Inc. and Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. The Board of Directors concluded that the following experience, qualifications and skills qualified Mr. Smith to serve as a director of the company: significant executive management experience gained as an executive officer of a Fortune 500 company that is publicly traded on the NYSE; strong international experience gained as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Hughes Electronics Corporation; financial expertise acquired as Chief Financial Officer of Hughes Electronics and by holding various financial management positions with General Motors; and board experience gained as a member of the board of directors of three publicly-held companies. In summary, Mr. Smith has leadership and financial management abilities that substantially strengthen the company due to his multinational knowledge of the global automotive sector and his understanding of the strategic needs of major original equipment manufacturers.

Thomas Gross

Mr. Thomas Stephen Gross is Director of the Company. Mr. Gross served from 2009 to 2015 as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of the Electrical Sector at Eaton Corporation plc, a global power management company, before retiring in 2015. Prior to that, at Eaton Corporation, he was President, Power Quality and Control Business; President, Power Quality Solutions; and Vice President, Business System. After joining Eaton in 2003, Mr. Gross gained senior executive experience through businesses that supply technological solutions globally for a range of industrial power systems and controls. Previously, Mr. Gross held senior executive positions at Danaher Corporation, a global science and technology company serving a variety of industries, and at Xycom, a technology company serving the industrial automation and control sector. He began his career at Rockwell Automation in 1977, earning increased responsibilities over two decades, and was ultimately promoted to Vice President and General Manager, Rockwell Software. Mr. Gross currently serves on the Board of RPM International Inc., a world leader in specialty coatings and sealants. Mr. Gross holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin, both located in the United States. The Board of Directors concluded that the following experience, qualifications and skills qualified Mr. Gross to serve as director of the company: significant executive management experience gained as an executive officer at Eaton Corporation plc, Danaher Corporation and Rockwell Automation; extensive experience in finance, capital allocation, compensation, management development, and acquisitions; and board experience gained as a director of another publicly-held company.

Henry Keizer

Mr. Henry R. Keizer is Director of WABCO Holdings Inc. Most recently, Mr. Henry R. Keizer served from 2010 to 2012 as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG LLP, one of the world’s largest accounting and professional services firms, before retiring in 2012. Prior to that, for five years, he was Global Head of Audit at KPMGI, a consortium of more than 100 KPMG firms operating in over 140 countries. During his 35 years at KPMG, Mr. Keizer held a range of senior executive leadership roles of increasing responsibility, advising clients engaged in finance, manufacturing and technology, among other sectors. Mr. Keizer currently serves on the board of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., a global rental car company, and MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation, a leading financial and bank holding company. He also serves as a director of Park Indemnity Ltd., a captive insurer affiliated with KPMGI. Previously, Mr. Keizer served on the board of Montpelier Re Holdings, Ltd, a global property and casualty reinsurance company until it merged with Endurance in mid 2015, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting, summa cum laude, from Montclair State University, New Jersey, U.S.A. The Board of Directors concluded that the following experience, qualifications and skills qualified Mr. Keizer to serve as a director of the company: significant executive management experience gained as Chief Operating Officer at KPMG; financial expertise acquired by holding various financial positions of increasing responsibility; strong international experience gained as Global Head of Audit at KPMGI; and board experience gained as a director of publicly-held companies.

G. Peter D'Aloia

Mr. G. Peter D'Aloia is 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. The Board of Directors concluded that the following experience, qualifications and skills qualified Mr. D’Aloia to serve as a director of the company: significant executive management experience gained as an executive officer of two Fortune 500 companies, both publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange; strong international experience gained as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for American Standard; financial expertise acquired as Chief Financial Officer of American Standard and by holding diverse financial management positions with AlliedSignal and working as a tax attorney for the accounting firm, Arthur Young and Company; and board experience gained as a member of the board of directors of two publicly-held companies. In summary, Mr. D’Aloia has financial management abilities, including multinational legal, tax and banking expertise, that significantly contribute to the company’s success as a globally operating entity while taking full advantage of business opportunities in developed as well as emerging economies.

Juergen Gromer

Dr. Juergen W. K. Gromer is 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. The Board of Directors concluded that the following experience, qualifications and skills qualified Dr. Gromer to serve as a director of the company: significant executive management experience gained as an executive officer of a Fortune 500 company publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange; strong international experience gained as President of Tyco Electronics; financial expertise acquired as a President of Tyco Electronics and through various senior management positions and also as a member of the Advisory Board of Commerzbank; and board experience gained as a director of publicly-held companies. In summary, Dr. Gromer has global leadership abilities, as well as deep connections with European corporate culture, and he strongly contributes to the company’s strategy of geographic expansion while maintaining a

Jean-Paul Montupet

Mr. Jean-Paul L. Montupet is an Independent Director of WABCO Holdings Inc., since 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. From 2002 to March 2016, Mr. Montupet served on the Board of PartnerRe Ltd., a leading global reinsurer; he served as non-Executive Chairman from 2010 to March 2016 and was 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. The Board of Directors concluded that the following experience, qualifications and skills qualified Mr. Montupet to serve as director of the company: significant executive management experience gained as an executive officer at a global Fortune 500 company publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange; strong international experience gained as an executive officer of Emerson Electric Co., a company with more than 129,000 employees and 250 manufacturing locations worldwide; financial expertise acquired as a president and as a chief financial officer and serving on the audit committees of two publicly-traded companies; strong educational background with an advanced business degree from HEC Paris, one of the top business schools in Europe; and additional experience gained as a director of another publicly-traded company listed on the NYSE and the Paris Stock Exchange.

Mary Petrovich

Ms. Mary L. Petrovich is Independent Director of WABCO Holdings Inc., since November 1, 2011. Mary Petrovich has served as the Executive Chairman of AxleTech International, a supplier of off-highway and specialty vehicle drive train systems and components, since January 2015. Prior to rejoining AxleTech as its Executive Chairman, Ms. Petrovich served as Senior Advisor to The Carlyle Group since June 2011. Ms. Petrovich was Chairman and CEO of AxleTech 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 also serves on the board of directors of Woodward, Inc., a leading manufacturer and service provider of energy controls for global infrastructure equipment. The Board of Directors concluded that the following experience, qualifications and skills qualified Ms. Petrovich to serve as a director of the company: extensive experience with mergers, acquisitions and the integration of acquired businesses in the automotive, off-highway and transportation industries; extensive operational experience with Six Sigma lean manufacturing techniques and supply chain management; significant experience in evaluating new business opportunities; and board experience gained as a director of publicly-held companies.

David Reilly

Mr. David N. Reilly is Independent Director of WABCO Holdings Inc. Mr. Reilly has served as Vice Chairman of erae Automotive (previously Korea Delphi Automotive Components) since 2012, a privately held company that develops, manufactures and sells automotive components in South Korea and internationally. He has also served as Chairman, Asia Pacific for MSXI Inc., and then joined the Advisory Board of MSXI, a privately held company that provides engineering and staffing services to clients mainly in the automotive industry since 2012 and as a strategic adviser to UkrAuto Corporation, a Ukrainian importer of cars that owns the largest network of manufacturing and assembling facilities, service stations and auto dealerships in Ukraine since 2012. Prior to 2012, Mr. Reilly spent 37 years with General Motors Corporation (“General Motors” “GM”), and held several international executive roles during that time, such as President, GM Europe from 2009 to 2012, President, GM International from 2008 to 2009 and President, GM Asia Pacific from 2006 to 2008 and President, GM Daewoo from 2001 to 2006. Prior to General Motors, Mr. Reilly worked for three years in the finance and investment community. The Board of Directors concluded that the following experience, qualifications and skills qualified Mr. Reilly to serve as a director of the company: extensive international executive experience with General Motors, including significant experience in manufacturing, quality control, purchasing, sales and aftermarket sales of automotive equipment and significant experience in evaluating new business opportunities as a strategic adviser to three companies in the international automotive industry.

Christian Fife