People: Wabash National Corp (WNC)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martin Jischke

73 2007 Independent Chairman of the Board

Richard Giromini

61 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeffery Taylor

49 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Rodney Ehrlich

68 2004 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Erin Roth

39 2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Bruce Ewald

63 2005 Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing

William Pitchford

60 2013 Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Assistant Secretary

Mark Weber

43 2013 Senior Vice President, Group President - Diversified Products Group

Brent Yeagy

44 2013 Senior Vice President, Group President - Commercial Trailer Products

James Kelly

61 2006 Independent Director

John Kunz

2011 Independent Director

Larry Magee

59 2005 Independent Director

Ann Murtlow

53 2013 Independent Director

Scott Sorensen

52 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Martin Jischke

Dr. Martin C. Jischke, Ph.D., is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Director of Wabash National Corporation. Dr. Jischke served as President of Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, from August 2000 until his retirement in July 2007. Dr. Jischke became Chairman of Board of Directors at the 2007 Annual Meeting. Dr. Jischke also serves as a Director of Vectren Corporation and Duke Realty Corporation. Dr. Jischke has served in leadership positions, including as President, of four research universities in the United States, in which he was charged with the strategic and financial leadership of each organization. He was also previously appointed as a Special Assistant to the United States Secretary of Transportation.

Richard Giromini

Mr. Richard J. Giromini is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Wabash National Corporation, since January 1, 2007. He had been Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from February 28, 2005 until December 2005 at which time he was appointed President and a Director of the Company. He had been Senior Vice President — Chief Operating Officer since joining the Company on July 15, 2002. Prior to joining Wabash National, Mr. Giromini was with Accuride Corporation from April 1998 to July 2002, where he served in capacities as Senior Vice President — Technology and Continuous Improvement; Senior Vice President and General Manager — Light Vehicle Operations; and President and CEO of AKW LP. Previously, Mr. Giromini was employed by ITT Automotive, Inc. from 1996 to 1998 serving as Director of Manufacturing. Mr. Giromini previously served as a Director of Robbins & Myers, Inc., a leading supplier of engineered equipment and systems for critical applications in global energy, industrial chemical and pharmaceutical markets, until its acquisition by National Oilwell Varco in 2013.

Jeffery Taylor

Mr. Jeffery L. Taylor is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Wabash National Corporation., since January 1, 2014. He joined Wabash National in July of 2012 as Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations. Prior to Wabash National, Taylor served as Vice President, Finance – Technical Operations for King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from May 2006 to July 2011. Mr. Taylor earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Arizona State University and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

Rodney Ehrlich

Mr. Rodney P. Ehrlich is Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Wabash National Corporation., since January 2004. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Ehrlich was Senior Vice President of Product Development. Mr. Ehrlich has been in charge of the Company's engineering operations since the Company's founding. Prior to Wabash National, Mr. Ehrlich started with Monon Trailer Corporation in 1963 working various positions until becoming Chief Engineer in 1973, Director of Engineering in 1978, and serving until joining the founders of Wabash National in 1985. Mr. Ehrlich has obtained over 60 patents in trailer related design during his 50 year career in the trailer manufacturing business. Mr. Ehrlich holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.

Erin Roth

Ms. Erin J. Roth is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Wabash National Corporation., since January 1, 2011. She was appointed as Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary on March 1, 2010. Ms. Roth joined the Company in March 2007 as Corporate Counsel and was promoted in July 2009 to Senior Corporate Counsel. For the five years prior to joining the Company, Ms. Roth was engaged in the private practice of law with Barnes & Thornburg, LLP, representing a number of private and public companies throughout the U.S. Ms. Roth earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Butler University and her Juris Doctorate from the Georgetown University Law Center.

Bruce Ewald

Mr. Bruce N. Ewald is Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing of Wabash National Corporation. Mr. Ewald’s original appointment was Vice President and General Manager of Wabash National Trailer Centers, Inc. when he joined the Company in March 2005. In October 2005, he was promoted to Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing. Mr. Ewald has 30 years of experience in the transportation industry. Most recently, Mr. Ewald was with PACCAR from 1991 to February 2005 where he served in a number of executive-level positions. Prior to PACCAR, Mr. Ewald spent 10 years with Genuine Parts Co. where he served in several positions, including President and General Manager, Napa Auto Parts/Genuine Parts Co. Mr. Ewald holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Minnesota.

William Pitchford

Mr. William D. Pitchford is Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Assistant Secretary of Wabash National Corp., since June 2013. He joined the Company in December 2011 as Vice President – Human Resources with an extensive Human Resource background including executive leadership and management, training and development, employee relations, compensation planning and organizational design. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Pitchford served as Vice President - Human Resources for Rio Tinto Alcan Corporation in Chicago, Illinois, from January 2009 to December 2010 and was with Ford Motor Company for more than 30 years where he held a variety of key leadership positions including Human Resources Director, Labor Relations Director and Senior Human Resources Manager. Mr. Pitchford holds a Master of Arts degree in Personnel Management from Central Michigan and a Bachelors of Science degree from Indiana State University.

Mark Weber

Mr. Mark J. Weber is Senior Vice President, Group President - Diversified Products Group Business Segment of Wabash National Corporation. Mr. Weber was appointed to Senior Vice President - Group President of Diversified Products Group in June 2013. Mr. Weber joined the Company in August 2005 as Director of Internal Audit, was promoted in February 2007 to Director of Finance, and in November 2007 to Vice President and Corporate Controller. In August 2009 Mr. Weber was then appointed to the position of Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Weber was with Great Lakes Chemical Corporation from October 1995 through August 2005 where he served in several positions of increasing responsibility within accounting and finance, including Vice President of Finance. Mr. Weber earned his Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management.

Brent Yeagy

Mr. Brent L. Yeagy is Senior Vice President, Group President - Commercial Trailer Products Business Segment of Wabash National Corporation. Mr. Yeagy was promoted to Senior Vice President for Wabash National and President of the Commercial Trailer Products Group in January 2013. He had been Vice President and General Manager for the Commercial Trailer Products Group since January 2010. Prior to that, he had been Vice President of Van Manufacturing since 2007. Mr. Yeagy has held numerous operations related roles since joining Wabash National in February 2003. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Yeagy held various roles within Human Resources, Environmental Engineering and Safety Management for Delco Remy International from July 1999 through February 2003. Mr. Yeagy served in various Plant Engineering roles at Rexnord Corporation from December 1995 through July 1997. Mr. Yeagy is a veteran of the United States Navy, serving from 1991-1994. He received his Master degree in Business (MBA) from Anderson University and his Master and Bachelor degrees in Science from Purdue University. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business Program in Executive Management.

James Kelly

Mr. James D. Kelly is an Independent Director of Wabash National Corporation., since February 22, 2006. Prior to his retirement in September 2010, Mr. Kelly was the Vice President Enterprise Initiatives for Cummins Inc., a position he held since March 2010. Previously, Mr. Kelly served as the President, Engine Business and as a Vice President for Cummins Inc. from May 2005 until March 2010. Between 1976 and 1988, and following 1989, Mr. Kelly was employed by Cummins in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility including the Vice President and General Manager — Mid Range Engine Business between 2001 and 2004, and the Vice President and General Manager — Mid Range and Heavy Duty Engine Business from 2004 through May 2005. Mr. Kelly also serves as a Director of Cummins India Limited and of AM Castle & Co. and on the advisory board of MAG US Holdings, LLC.

John Kunz

Mr. John E. Kunz is an Independent Director of Wabash National Corporation. Mr. Kunz is the Vice President, Treasurer and Tax of Tenneco Inc., a global manufacturer of automotive emission control and ride control systems. In this role, which he has held since July 2006, Mr. Kunz oversees Tenneco’s treasury and tax activities in over 30 countries, including all equity and debt financing transactions, and participates in the management and implementation of its strategic growth plans. Previously, Mr. Kunz served as Vice President and Treasurer of Tenneco from February 2004 until his 2006 appointment to his current position. Prior to his employment with Tenneco, Mr. Kunz was the Vice President and Treasurer of Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, a position he held from August 2001 until February 2004, after holding several finance positions of increasing responsibility at Great Lakes, beginning in 1999. Additionally, Mr. Kunz was employed by KPMG, LLP from 1986 to 1990.

Larry Magee

Mr. Larry J. Magee is an Independent Director of Wabash National Corporation., since January 19, 2005. Prior to his retirement in September 2013, Mr. Magee was the President, Consumer Tire U.S. & Canada, for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC a position he held since January 2011. He also served as Chairman of BFS Retail & Commercial Operations, LLC and Bridgestone of Canada, Inc. From December 2001 until January 2011, he had served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of BFS Retail & Commercial Operations, LLC. Prior to December 2001, Mr. Magee served as President of Bridgestone/Firestone Retail Division beginning in 1998. Mr. Magee has over 38 years combined experience in sales, marketing, and operational management, and held positions of increasing responsibility within the Bridgestone/Firestone family of companies during his 38-year tenure with Bridgestone/Firestone.

Ann Murtlow

Mrs. Ann D. Murtlow is an Independent Director of Wabash National Corporation. Effective April 1, 2013, Mrs. Murtlow became the Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Central Indiana. Prior to assuming this role, she was the principal in a consulting firm, AM Consulting LLC, which provided business strategy and leadership consulting to businesses, non-profit organizations and academic institutions. From 2002 – 2011, Mrs. Murtlow was an AES Corporation executive and became one of the few female CEO’s in the electric utility industry, holding the role of President and Chief Executive Officer at Indianapolis Power & Light Company. Mrs. Murtlow also currently serves as a Director of First Internet Bancorp, Great Plains Energy, and Herff Jones.

Scott Sorensen

Mr. Scott K. Sorensen is an Independent Director of Wabash National Corporation., since March 7, 2005. Mr. Sorensen is the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Sorenson Communications, a provider of communication services and products; he has held the position of Chief Financial Officer since August 2007. Previously, Mr. Sorensen was the Chief Financial Officer of Headwaters, Inc. from October 2005 to August 2007. Prior to joining Headwaters, Mr. Sorensen was the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hillenbrand Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and provider of products and services for the health care and funeral services industries, from March 2001 until October 2005.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Martin Jischke

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Richard Giromini

3,443,650

Jeffery Taylor

480,213

Rodney Ehrlich

657,905

Erin Roth

867,083

Bruce Ewald

581,018

William Pitchford

--

Mark Weber

1,065,640

Brent Yeagy

734,724

James Kelly

--

John Kunz

--

Larry Magee

--

Ann Murtlow

--

Scott Sorensen

--
As Of  30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Martin Jischke

0 0

Richard Giromini

209,460 1,250,800

Jeffery Taylor

0 0

Rodney Ehrlich

63,180 326,600

Erin Roth

17,000 42,330

Bruce Ewald

10,000 0

William Pitchford

0 0

Mark Weber

20,000 49,800

Brent Yeagy

12,000 29,880

James Kelly

0 0

John Kunz

0 0

Larry Magee

0 0

Ann Murtlow

0 0

Scott Sorensen

0 0
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