People: A Schulman Inc (SHLM.O)
Mr. Ernest J. Novak, Jr., is an independent Director of the company, since 2003. Mr. Novak is currently retired. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Novak served in various positions at Ernst & Young LLP, an international public accounting firm, including as Coordinating Partner for large multinational clients, as a member of the firm’s International Service Delivery and Quality Committee, as Area Industry Leader for manufacturing and, for 17 years, as the Managing Partner of various international offices until his retirement in 2003. Mr. Novak has been a director of BorgWarner, Inc. since 2003, and a director of FirstEnergy Corp. since 2004. Mr. Novak is the chair of the audit committee for Borg Warner, Inc. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee believes that the attributes, skills and qualifications Mr. Novak has developed through his educational background in accounting and his professional experiences in performing, reviewing, and overseeing the audits of financial statements of a wide range of public companies, his other public company directorships, as well as his experience as a director of A. Schulman, including his exemplary service as Chairman of the Audit Committee, allow him to provide continued financial and regional business expertise to the Board of Directors and therefore has nominated him for re-election.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||97,500|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||62,682|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||160,182|