People: WESCO International Inc (WCC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Engel

53 2011 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Kenneth Parks

51 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Stephen Van Oss

60 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President, Director

Kimberly Windrow

57 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Diane Lazzaris

48 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Timothy Hibbard

58 2012 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Daniel Brailer

58 2012 Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs

William Vareschi

72 2002 Lead Independent Director

Bobby Griffin

66 2014 Director

Sandra Beach Lin

57 2002 Independent Director

John Morgan

60 2008 Independent Director

Steven Raymund

59 2006 Independent Director

James Singleton

59 1998 Independent Director

Robert Tarr

71 1998 Independent Director

Lynn Utter

52 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Engel

Mr. John J. Engel, Jr., is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of WESCO International, Inc. Previously Mr. Engel served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2009. Before joining WESCO in 2004, Mr. Engel served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Gateway, Inc.; Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President of Perkin Elmer, Inc.; and Vice President and General Manager of Allied Signal, Inc. Mr. Engel also held various engineering, manufacturing and general management positions at General Electric Company. Mr. Engel also serves as a director of United States Steel Corporation, is a member of the Business Roundtable and the Business Council, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers.

Kenneth Parks

Mr. Kenneth S. Parks is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of WESCO International, Inc. from June 2012 to December 2013 he served as our Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 2008 to February 2012, he served as Vice President of Finance of United Technologies Corporation for their global Fire and Security business. From 2005 to 2008, he served as Director of Investor Relations of United Technologies Corporation. He began his career in public accounting with Coopers & Lybrand.

Stephen Van Oss

Mr. Stephen A. Van Oss is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President, Director of WESCO International, Inc. In addition, he served as interim Chief Financial Officer from February 2012 until June 2012. Previously, Mr. Van Oss served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer from 2004 to 2009. From 2000 to 2004, he served as our Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Van Oss served as our Director, Information Technology and, in 1997, as our Director, Acquisition Management. From 1995 to 1996, Mr. Van Oss served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Paper Back Recycling of America, Inc. Mr. Van Oss serves as a director of Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. He also serves as a trustee of Robert Morris University.

Kimberly Windrow

Ms. Kimberly G. Windrow is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of WESCO International, Inc. from August 2010 to December 2013 she served as our Vice President, Human Resources. From 2004 until July 2010, Ms. Windrow served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for The McGraw Hill Companies in the education segment. From 2001 until 2004, she served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for The MONY Group, and from 1988 until 2000, she served in various Human Resource positions at Willis, Inc.

Diane Lazzaris

Ms. Diane E. Lazzaris is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of WESCO International, Inc. from February 2010 to December 2013 she served as our Vice President, Legal Affairs. From 2008 to February 2010, Ms. Lazzaris served as Senior Vice President – Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. From 1994 to 2008, she held various corporate counsel positions at Alcoa Inc., most recently as Group Counsel to a group of global businesses.

Timothy Hibbard

Mr. Timothy A. Hibbard is Vice President, Corporate Controller of WESCO International, Inc. From 2006 to February 2012, he served as our Corporate Controller. From 2002 to 2006, he served as Corporate Controller at Kennametal Inc. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Hibbard served as Director of Finance of Kennametal’s Advanced Materials Solutions Group, and, from 1998 to 2000, he served as Controller of Greenfield Industries, Inc., a subsidiary of Kennametal Inc.

Daniel Brailer

Mr. Daniel A. Brailer is Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs of WESCO International, Inc. From February 2011 to February 2012 he served as our Vice President, Treasurer, Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs. From 2006 to February 2011, he served as our Vice President, Treasurer and Investor Relations. From 1999 to 2006, he served as our Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Brailer served in various positions at Mellon Financial Corporation, most recently as Senior Vice President.

William Vareschi

Mr. William J. Vareschi Jr., is no longer an Lead Independent Director of WESCO International. Inc. Before joining Central Parking Corporation, he served in several positions for more than 35 years with General Electric Company. He served in numerous financial management positions, including Chief Financial Officer for GE Plastics Europe, GE Lighting, and GE Aircraft Engines. From 1996 until his retirement in 2000, Mr. Vareschi served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Engine Services. Mr. Vareschi also served on the Board of Directors of WMS Industries, Inc.

Bobby Griffin

Mr. Bobby J. Griffin is Director of the Company. He served as President, International Operations of Ryder System, Inc., a global provider of commercial transportation, logistics, and supply chain management solutions, from 2005 to 2007. Beginning in 1986, Mr. Griffin served in various other management positions with Ryder System, Inc., including as Executive Vice President, International Operations from 2003 to March 2005 and Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations from 2001 to 2003. Prior to Ryder System, Inc., Mr. Griffin was an executive at ATE Management and Service Company, Inc., which was acquired by Ryder System, Inc. in 1986. He also serves as a director of Hanesbrands Inc. and United Rentals, Inc. and served as a director of Horizon Lines, Inc. from May 2010 until April 2012.

Sandra Beach Lin

Ms. Sandra Beach Lin is Independent Director of WESCO International Inc. She served as Chief Executive Officer of Calisolar, Inc., a solar silicon company, a position she held during 2010 and 2011, until her retirement at the end of 2011. She served as Executive Vice President, then as Corporate Executive Vice President of Celanese Corporation, a global hybrid chemical company from 2007 until 2010. Previously, she served as Group Vice President of Avery Dennison Corporation and President of Alcoa Closure Systems International, Inc. Ms. Beach Lin serves as a Director of American Electric Power, PolyOne Corporation and as a member of the Committee of 200 and the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement USA. Ms. Beach Lin is also a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors Nominating and Governance Committee Chair Advisory Council.

John Morgan

Mr. John K. Morgan is Independent Director of WESCO International, Inc. He was elected as Chairman at the 2011 Annual Meeting and has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since 2009. Previously Mr. Engel served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2009. Before joining WESCO in 2004, Mr. Engel served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Gateway, Inc.; Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President of Perkin Elmer, Inc.; and Vice President and General Manager of Allied Signal, Inc. Mr. Engel also held various engineering, manufacturing and general management positions at General Electric Company. Mr. Engel also serves as a director of United States Steel Corporation, is a member of the Business Roundtable and the Business Council, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers.

Steven Raymund

Mr. Steven A. Raymund is Independent Director of WESCO International, Inc. He began his employment with Tech Data Corporation, a distributor of information technology products, in 1981. From 1986 until his retirement in 2006, he served as its Chief Executive Officer. Since 1991, he has served as Tech Data’s Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Raymund also serves as a director of Jabil, Inc. and as a member of the Board of Advisors for the Moffitt Cancer Center; the Board of Trustees of All Children’s Hospital, Inc.; The Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon Foundation; and the Board of Directors for the Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services.

James Singleton

Mr. James L. Singleton is Independent Director of WESCO International, Inc. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cürex Group Holdings, LLC, an organization that provides technologies and financial products to the global foreign exchange marketplace, and has held that position since May 2014. From June 2010 to May 2014, he served as the Vice Chairman of Cürex Group Holdings, LLC. He is also the founder and Managing Director of Pillar Capital LP, an investment management firm, and he has served in such capacity since September 2007. From 1994 to 2005, he served as the President of The Cypress Group LLC, a private equity firm of which he was a co-founder. Prior to founding Cypress, he served as a Managing Director in the Merchant Banking Group at Lehman Brothers. In addition, Mr. Singleton previously served as a director of ClubCorp, Inc., Danka Business Systems PLC and William Scotsman International, Inc.

Robert Tarr

Mr. Robert J. Tarr, Jr., is Independent Director of WESCO International. Inc. From 2000 to 2001, he served as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of HomeRuns.com, Inc. Prior to joining HomeRuns.com, he served for more than 20 years in senior executive roles at Harcourt General, Inc., a large, broad-based publishing company, including six years as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, and at The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc., a high-end specialty retail store and mail order business, as President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer from 1990 to 1997. In addition, Mr. Tarr previously served as a director of Barneys New York, Inc.

Lynn Utter

Ms. Lynn M. Utter is Independent Director of WESCO International, Inc. She has served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Knoll Office, a designer and manufacturer of office furniture products, since February 2012. She served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Knoll North America from 2008 to February 2012. From 1997 to 2008, she served as Chief Strategy Officer and in a number of other senior operating and strategic planning positions for Coors Brewing Company. From 1986 to 1996, Ms. Utter worked at Frito Lay and Strategic Planning Associates, LLC. Ms. Utter serves on a number of boards at The University of Texas and The Stanford University Business School.

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