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Whirlpool Corp (WHR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeff Fettig

59 2006 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Marc Bitzer

51 2015 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Joseph Lovechio

42 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Esther Berrozpe

46 2013 Executive Vice President, President - Whirlpool EMEA

Joao Brega

52 2012 Executive Vice President, President - Whirlpool Latin America

Joseph Liotine

42 2014 Executive Vice President, President - North America

David Szczupak

60 2008 Executive Vice President - Global Product Organization

Michael Johnston

68 2003 Presiding Independent Director

Larry Spencer

62 2016 Director

Samuel Allen

62 2010 Independent Director

Gary DiCamillo

64 1997 Independent Director

Diane Dietz

49 2013 Independent Director

Geraldine Elliott

59 2014 Independent Director

John Liu

46 2010 Independent Director

Harish Manwani

63 2011 Independent Director

William Perez

68 2009 Independent Director

Michael White

63 2004 Independent Director

Chris Conley

2015 Senior Director- Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Jeff Fettig

Mr. Jeff M. Fettig is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has served as a director since 1999. Mr. Fettig has been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Whirlpool since 2004 after holding other positions of increasing responsibility since 1981. Mr. Fettig is also a director of The Dow Chemical Company (since 2003). As a result of these and other professional experiences, Mr. Fettig possesses particular knowledge and experience in marketing/branded consumer products; sales and distribution; and strategic planning and leadership of complex organizations that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills, and experience.

Marc Bitzer

Mr. Marc R. Bitzer, Ph.D., is President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. He has served as a director since October 2015. Mr. Bitzer was named President and Chief Operating Officer, Whirlpool Corporation, in October 2015. Prior to this role, Mr. Bitzer was Vice Chairman, Whirlpool Corporation, a position he held since November 2014. Prior to this role, Mr. Bitzer had been President of Whirlpool North America and Whirlpool Europe, Middle East and Africa after holding other positions of increasing responsibility since 1999. As a result of these and other professional experiences, Mr. Bitzer possesses particular knowledge and experience in international operations; sales and distribution; and manufacturing that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills, and experience.

Joseph Lovechio

Mr. Joseph Lovechio has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of the Company, effective October 10, 2016. Mr. Lovechio joined the Corporation in 2003 as Senior Financial Analyst for KitchenAid, and has been Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region since 2014. In the interim period, he held various positions of increasing responsibility in the Finance organization. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. Lovechio served in finance and accounting roles at CTS Corporation, Federal Mogul and Ford Motor Company.

Esther Berrozpe

Ms. Esther M. Berrozpe is Executive Vice President, President - Whirlpool EMEA of the Company. Ms. Berrozpe was named president of Whirlpool Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and executive vice president of Whirlpool Corporation on May 1, 2013. Previously, she was vice president European Markets for Whirlpool EMEA. Prior to joining Whirlpool, Berrozpe held posts with Wella Group in Spain, Sara Lee and Paglieri in Italy. She joined Whirlpool EMEA in 2000. At Whirlpool, Berrozpe has held a number of positions of increasing scope and responsibility, starting in Spain as marketing director, then moving on to Italy and the United States, where she was vice president brands and products prior to returning to Europe 2012. Ms. Berrozpe holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Deusto University in Spain. Through the Erasmus program she also attended courses in Economics and International Business at the University of Bergamo, in Italy.

Joao Brega

Mr. Joao Carlos Brega is Executive Vice President, President - Whirlpool Latin America of the Company, He became president, Embraco, in 2009. Previously, he was president, Whirlpool Mexico and Canada. Prior to this role, he was chief financial officer for Whirlpool Latin America. Brega joined Whirlpool in 1995 and served as operations director for Argentina and Chile, and finance director for North America and Latin America. Prior to Whirlpool, he worked for Sharp for Brazil.

Joseph Liotine

Mr. Joseph T. Liotine has been appointed as the Executive Vice President, President - North America of the Company. He was President - U.S. Operations of Whirlpool Corporation., effective December 1, 2013. Liotine began his career with Whirlpool in 2004 as a Finance Manager. Since then, he has held positions of increasing responsibility in finance, strategy and operations, sales, brands and product categories. He is currently VP Marketing North American region, responsible for the product category and brand teams' performance. Liotine earned a BA in Finance from Illinois State University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

David Szczupak

Mr. David T. Szczupak is Executive Vice President - Global Product Organization of the Company. He provides overall leadership for the company's product businesses and strategic sourcing. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Szczupak served as Chief Operating Officer of Dura Automotive Systems in Rochester Hills, Michigan. While at Dura, he provided strategic direction for product development, purchasing, manufacturing and product quality. Before joining Dura in 2006, he worked for Ford Motor Company for 22 years, where he held a variety of leadership roles. Mr. Szczupak also worked for Jaguar Cars for five years before it was acquired by Ford in 1990. Mr. Szczupak has a Master's degree in Automotive Engineering from Cranfield University in the United Kingdom.

Michael Johnston

Mr. Michael F. Johnston is Presiding Independent Director of Whirlpool Corporation. Mr. Johnston has served as a director since 2003. Mr. Johnston retired from Visteon Corporation, an automotive components supplier, in 2008. At Visteon, he served as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chief Operating Officer at various times since 2000. In May 2009, Visteon filed for voluntary reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Before joining Visteon, Mr. Johnston held various positions in the automotive and building services industry. Mr. Johnston is also a director of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (since 2010) and Dover Corporation (since 2013), and previously served as a director of Flowserve Corporation (1997-2013). As a result of these and other professional experiences, Mr. Johnston possesses particular knowledge and experience in manufacturing; innovation, technology and engineering; board practices of other major corporations; and accounting, finance, and capital structure that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills, and experience.

Larry Spencer

Gen. Larry Spencer serves as Director of the Company. General Spencer retired as a four-star general in 2015, following 44 years with the Air Force, and currently is president of the Air Force Association. Spencer enlisted in 1971, and rose to Vice Chief of Staff, the second highest-ranking military member in the Air Force. He also was the first Air Force officer to serve as the Assistant Chief of Staff in the White House Military Office. He served as the Chief Financial Officer and then Director of Mission Support as a major command, and he held positions within the Air Staff and Secretariat. General Spencer participated in contingency Operations Desert Shield/Storm, Desert Thunder, Desert Fox, Allied Force and Iraqi Freedom. He received the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Air Force Distinguished Medal And Defense Superior Service Medal Legion of Merit. He has two named awards: The Air Force General Larry Spencer Innovation Award and the Air Force General Larry Spencer Special Acts and Services Award. Spencer received his Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering technology from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; a Master of Science degree in business management from Webster College; and a Master of Science degree in industrial resource strategy from the National Defense University. He is a Distinguished Senior Fellow of Fels Institute of Government, University of Pennsylvania.

Samuel Allen

Mr. Samuel R. Allen is an Independent Director of Whirlpool Corporation.He has served as a director since 2010. Mr. Allen has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Deere & Co., a farm machinery and equipment company, since February 2010, and a director since June 2009. Mr. Allen joined Deere & Co. in 1975 and since that time has held positions of increasing responsibility. As a result of these and other professional experiences, Mr. Allen possesses particular knowledge and experience in strategic planning and leadership of complex organizations; human resources and development practices; and innovation, technology and engineering that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills, and experience.

Gary DiCamillo

Mr. Gary T. DiCamillo is an Independent Director of Whirlpool Corporation. Mr. DiCamillo has served as a director since 1997. Mr. DiCamillo has been a Partner at Eaglepoint Advisors, LLC, a turnaround, restructuring, and strategic advisory firm, since January 2010. Prior to joining Eaglepoint Advisors, LLC, Mr. DiCamillo was President and Chief Executive Officer of Advantage Resourcing (formerly known as RADIA International), a professional and commercial staffing company, from 2002 until August 2009. From 1995 to 2002, Mr. DiCamillo served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Polaroid Corporation. Mr. DiCamillo is a director of Pella Corporation (1993 to 2007, and 2010 to present), The Sheridan Group, Inc. (since 1989), which was public within the past five years, and previously served as a director, as well as Lead Director, of 3Com Corporation (2000 to 2010). As a result of these and other professional experiences, Mr. DiCamillo possesses particular knowledge and experience in marketing/branded consumer products; strategic planning and leadership of complex organizations; and accounting, finance, and capital structure that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills, and experience.

Diane Dietz

Ms. Diane M. Dietz is an Independent Director of Whirlpool Corporation. She has served as a director since February 2013. Ms. Dietz served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Safeway, Inc., a leading food and drug retailer, from July 2008 to January 2015. Prior to joining Safeway, Inc., Ms. Dietz held positions of increasing responsibility with Procter and Gamble from 1989 through 2008. As a result of these and other professional experiences, Ms. Dietz possesses particular knowledge and experience in marketing/branded consumer products; manufacturing; sales and distribution; and strategic planning and leadership of complex organizations that strengthen the Board's collective qualifications, skills, and experience.

Geraldine Elliott

Ms. Geraldine T. Elliott is an Independent Director of Whirlpool Corporation. She has served as a director since February 2014. Ms. Elliott is the former Executive Vice President, Strategic Advisor of Juniper Networks, a producer of high-performance networking equipment, a position she held from February 2014 until her retirement in July 2014. Ms. Elliott served as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer from 2013 until February 2014; Executive Vice President and Chief Sales, Services and Support Officer from 2012 to 2013; Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer from 2011 to 2012 and as the company’s Executive Vice President, Strategic Alliances, from 2009 to 2011. Before joining Juniper Networks, Ms. Elliott was at Microsoft Corporation, where she was Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector Organization from 2004 to 2008. Prior to joining Microsoft Corporation, Ms. Elliott spent 22 years at IBM Corporation, where she held several senior executive positions in the U.S. and internationally. Ms. Elliott is a director of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (since 2014). As a result of these and other professional experiences, Ms. Elliott possesses particular knowledge and experience in sales and distribution; innovation, technology and engineering; and strategic planning and leadership of complex organizations that strengthen the Board's collective qualifications, skills, and experience.

John Liu

Mr. John D. Liu is an Independent Director of Whirlpool Corporation. Mr. Liu has served as a director since 2010. Mr. Liu has been the Chief Executive Officer of Essex Equity Management, a financial services company, and Managing Partner of Richmond Hill Investments, an investment management firm, since March 2008. Prior to that time, Mr. Liu was employed for 12 years by Greenhill & Co. Inc., a global investment banking firm, in positions of increasing responsibility including Chief Financial Officer. As a result of these and other professional experiences, Mr. Liu possesses particular knowledge and experience in accounting, finance, and capital structure; strategic planning and leadership of complex organizations; and legal/regulatory and government affairs that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills, and experience.

Harish Manwani

Mr. Harish Manwani is an Independent Director of Whirlpool Corporation., since August 15, 2011. Mr. Manwani has served as a director since 2011. Mr. Manwani is Global Executive Advisor for Blackstone Private Equity, a position he has held since February 2015. Mr. Manwani is the former Chief Operating Officer of Unilever, a global consumer product brands company, a position he was appointed to in September 2011 and held until his retirement in December 2014. He remains the non-executive Chairman of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL). Mr. Manwani joined HUL in 1976, becoming a member of the HUL board in 1995, and held positions of increasing responsibility in Unilever which have given him wide ranging international marketing and general management experience. Mr. Manwani is also a director of Pearson plc (since 2013), Qualcomm, Inc. (since 2014) and Nielsen N.V. (since 2015) and is a director of the Economic Development Board of Singapore. Mr. Manwani also previously served as a director of ING Group (2008 to 2010). He has also served on the boards of various other external bodies. As a result of these and other professional experiences, Mr. Manwani possesses particular knowledge and experience in international operations; sales and distribution; and strategic planning and leadership of complex organizations that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills, and experience.

William Perez

Mr. William D. Perez is an Independent Director of Whirlpool Corporation. Mr. Perez has served as a director since 2009. Mr. Perez has been a Senior Advisor to Greenhill & Co., Inc., a global investment banking firm, since January 2010. Prior to joining Greenhill & Co., Inc., Mr. Perez was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company from 2006 to 2008, and President, Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Nike, Inc. from 2004 to 2006, after spending 34 years at S.C. Johnson at various positions, including Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Perez is also a director of Johnson & Johnson (since 2007) and previously served as a director of Kellogg Company (2000 to 2006) and Campbell Soup Company (2009 to 2012). As a result of these and other professional experiences, Mr. Perez possesses particular knowledge and experience in sales and distribution; board practices of other major corporations; and international operations that strengthen the Board's collective qualifications, skills, and experience.

Michael White

Mr. Michael D. White is an Independent Director of Whirlpool Corporation. Mr. White has served as a director since 2004. Mr. White has been President and Chief Executive Officer of DIRECTV, a leading provider of digital television entertainment services, since January 2010, Chairman of the Board since June 2010, and a director since November 2009. From February 2003 until December 2009, Mr. White was Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo International and Vice Chairman, PepsiCo, Inc. after holding positions of increasing importance with PepsiCo since 1990. As a result of these and other professional experiences, Mr. White possesses particular knowledge and experience in marketing/branded consumer products; accounting, finance, and capital structure; and legal/regulatory and government affairs that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills, and experience.

Chris Conley

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