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Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (AXTA.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Shaver

59 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Bryant

49 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Steven Markevich

58 2015 Executive Vice President, President - Transportation Coatings and Greater China

Joseph Mcdougall

47 2018 Executive Vice President, President - Global Refinish and EMEA

Michael Finn

51 2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate/Government Affairs and Corporate Secretary

Michael Cash

56 2013 Senior Vice President, President - Industrial Coatings

Mark Garrett

56 2016 Independent Director

Deborah Kissire

60 2016 Independent Director

Andreas Kramvis

65 2014 Independent Director

Elizabeth Lempres

57 2017 Independent Director

Robert McLaughlin

60 2014 Independent Director

Lori Ryerkerk

55 2015 Independent Director

Samuel Smolik

64 2016 Independent Director

Christopher Mecray

2015 Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Shaver

Mr. Charles W. Shaver has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company effective September 4, 2018. Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Axalta, Former operating executive for Golden Gate Capital and The Carlyle Group, Over 35 years of leadership roles in the global petrochemical, oil and gas industry, most recently as CEO and President of the TPC Group from 2004 to April 2011, Former Vice President and General Manager for General Chemical, a division of Gentek, from 2001 through 2004, Former Vice President and General Manager for Arch Chemicals from 1999 through 2001, Served in a series of operational, engineering and business positions with The Dow Chemical Company from 1980 through 1996. Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University. Extensive experience in the management of public and private companies in the chemical and materials industries, Deep knowledge of the Company’s operations in his role as Chief Executive Officer. Chairman of the Board of Directors of U.S. Silica, a leading producer of silica sand and other industrial minerals, Member of the Board of Directors of Atotech, an international specialty chemicals company, Formerly on the Board of Directors of Taminco, Inc., a global specialty chemical company (2012-2014), Extensive background of leadership roles in a variety of industry organizations, including the American Coatings Association Board of Directors and Executive Committee, of which he serves as Chairman of the Board, the American Chemistry Council Board of Directors and Finance Committee, and the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association Board and Executive Committee.

Robert Bryant

Mr. Robert W. Bryant serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Bryant became our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in February 2013. Previously, Mr. Bryant served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Roll Global LLC. Before joining Roll Global in 2007, he was the Executive Vice President of Strategy, New Business Development, and Information Technology at Grupo Industrial Saltillo, S.A.B. de C.V. Prior to joining Grupo Industrial Saltillo in 2004, Mr. Bryant was President of Bryant & Company, which he founded in 2001. Prior positions included serving as Managing Principal with Texas Pacific Group’s Newbridge Latin America, L.P., a Senior Associate with Booz Allen & Hamilton Inc. and an Assistant Investment Officer with the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Mr. Bryant began his career at Credit Suisse First Boston in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Mr. Bryant graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Economics from the University of Florida and received his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

Steven Markevich

Mr. Steven R. Markevich serves as Executive Vice President, President - Transportation Coatings and Greater China of the Company. Mr. Markevich has served as our Executive Vice President and President, Transportation Coatings and Greater China since September 30, 2015. Prior to that Mr. Markevich served as our Senior Vice President and President, Transportation from July 2015 until September 30, 2015, and Senior Vice President and President, OEM from June 2013 until July 2015. Previously, Mr. Markevich was Chief Executive Officer of GKN Driveline from October 2012 to June 2013. Prior to that role, from July 2010 to October 2012, he was President, GKN Sinter Metals, responsible for global operations. From October 2007 to July 2010, Mr. Markevich was President, North American Operations for GKN Sinter Metals, and began his tenure with GKN in 2007 as Vice President, Sales & Marketing. At Siegel-Robert Automotive, he led the company’s commercial strategy, sales, account and program management initiatives. While at Guardian Automotive, Mr. Markevich served in numerous leadership roles and was responsible for all senior level customer relationships. His career began at Deloitte & Touche consulting and the National Steel Corporation. Mr. Markevich holds a finance degree from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant as well as being certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM). He has completed the Global Senior Leadership Program at UCLA and holds memberships in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and American Powder Metallurgy Institute International (APMI).

Joseph Mcdougall

Mr. Joseph F. Mcdougall is Executive Vice President, President - Global Refinish and EMEA of the Company. Mr. McDougall has served as our Executive Vice President and President, Global Refinish and EMEA since January 2018. Mr. McDougall assumed responsibility for our EMEA region in January 2018, our global Refinish business in October 2017, and Global Branding in 2016. Prior to his current role he served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer since joining Axalta in May 2013 through October 2017, and also had responsibility for Corporate Affairs from 2014-2018. From 2008 through May 2013, Mr. McDougall was Vice President, Human Resources, Communications and Six Sigma for Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies. He served in a number of positions at Honeywell prior to this most recent position including Vice President, Human Resources for its Air Transport Division from 2007-2008, Director of Human Resources for Honeywell Corporate from 2004-2007, and Director of Compensation, Benefits and HRIS for Honeywell’s Specialty Materials Group from 2003-2004. Prior to joining Honeywell, Mr. McDougall served in human resources leadership roles at the Goodson Newspaper Group and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton. He started his career as a human resources and benefits consultant. Mr. McDougall holds a B.A. from Rider University and graduated Beta Gamma Sigma with an M.B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University.

Michael Finn

Mr. Michael F. Finn serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate/Government Affairs and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Finn became our Senior Vice President and General Counsel as well as Chief Compliance Officer in April 2013, and assumed responsibility for Crisis Management and Government Relations in April 2016 and Corporate Affairs in January 2018. Mr. Finn also is Axalta’s Corporate Secretary. From 2009 through April 2013, Mr. Finn was Vice President and General Counsel of General Dynamics’ Advanced Information Systems subsidiary. Before that, he was Vice President, General Counsel and Director of Ethics and Export Compliance at General Dynamics United Kingdom. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Finn served as Senior Counsel for General Dynamics Corporation. Between 1999 and 2002 he was General Counsel and Vice President at Sideware Inc. and Associate General Counsel and Senior Director of Business Affairs at Teligent Inc. Prior to those roles, Mr. Finn worked in several positions, most notably as an Associate at Willkie, Farr & Gallagher and as an Attorney at the Office of the General Counsel at the Federal Communications Commission. Mr. Finn graduated from Indiana University with honors with a degree in Finance and graduated cum laude from New York University’s School of Law.

Michael Cash

Mr. Michael A. Cash serves as Senior Vice President, President - Industrial Coatings of the Company. Mr. Cash became our Senior Vice President and President, Industrial Coatings in August 2013. Prior to joining Axalta, Mr. Cash was Managing Director, Powder Coatings – Asia Pacific Region at AkzoNobel Coatings from 2011 to 2013. He previously led AkzoNobel’s powder business throughout the Americas from 2005 to 2011. Mr. Cash also held a number of positions at The Sherwin-Williams Company including Vice President, Automotive International, Vice President of Automotive Marketing and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of its joint venture with Herberts GmbH, which was then a Hoechst company. Earlier in his career, Mr. Cash was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Carstar Automotive, a U.S. autobody repair franchise. Mr. Cash received his B.A. in Business Administration from Miami University (Ohio).

Mark Garrett

Mr. Mark M. Garrett is Independent Director of the Company. Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive of Borealis AG, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, Vice Chairman at Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd. (Borouge ADP), a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, established in a joint venture with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Former Executive Vice President Water and Paper Treatment, member of the Executive Committee and other positions of increasing responsibility at Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Melbourne in Australia, Graduate Diploma of Applied Information Systems from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Extensive experience in the management of multinational public and private companies, Deep knowledge of the chemicals industry as well as European and global markets. Member of the Board of Directors of Umicore, a global materials technology and recycling group, Member of the Board of Directors of Nova Chemicals, one of the world’s leading suppliers of plastics and chemicals.

Deborah Kissire

Ms. Deborah J. Kissire is Independent Director of the company. She was Former Vice Chair and Regional Managing Partner at Ernst & Young, L.L.P., and member of the Americas Executive Board and Global Practice Group. She previously held other senior positions including U.S. Vice Chair of Sales and Business Development, Certified Public Accountant. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas State University). Extensive experience in the financial oversight of public companies, Experience launching new business and practice areas and leading acquisitions, business unit consolidations and successful integrations, Strategic thinker and problem solver, with expertise in financial reporting, audit process, U.S. taxation, governance, mergers and acquisitions, transaction integration, diversity and inclusiveness. Member of the Board of Directors of Cable One, Inc., a leading American cable service provider Member of the Board of Directors of Omnicom Group, Inc., a global marketing and corporate communications holding company based in the U.S. Inducted into the Washington Business Hall of Fame in 2014; recognized in the Washington Business Journal’s list of ‘Women Who Mean Business’; named as one of Washingtonian’s ‘150 Most Powerful People in Washington, D.C.’ and featured multiple times on Washingtonian’s list of the ‘100 Most Powerful Women in Washington, D.C.’

Andreas Kramvis

Mr. Andreas C. Kramvis serves as Independent Director of the Company. Operating Partner with AEA Investors, Former Vice Chairman of Honeywell International, focused on critical aspects for the achievement of the company’s Five Year Plan, as well as other senior positions including President and CEO of Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies and Honeywell’s Environmental and Combustion Controls businesses. Graduate of Cambridge University, studying engineering and specializing in electronics, MBA from Manchester Business School. Extensive experience regarding the management of public and private companies with a global scope across five different industries. Member of the Board of Directors of Aptar Group, a market leader in dispensers for the packaging industry, Member of the Boards of Directors of two companies in the AEA Investors’ portfolio: Excelitas Technologies (Chairman) and NES Global Talent, Past Chairman of the Society of Chemical Industry and past Board Member and Executive Committee Member of the American Chemistry Council, Recipient of the 2017 SCI Chemical Industry Medal, Author of “Transforming the Corporation: Running a Business in the 21st Century,” which demonstrates how to systematically transform a business for high performance.

Elizabeth Lempres

Ms. Elizabeth Cahill Lempres is Independent Director of the company. Former Senior Partner, member of the Board of Directors, and leader of Global Private Equity and Principal Investing Practice at McKinsey & Company, as well as other senior positions including leader of Global Consumer Practice, Managing Partner of the firm’s Boston office, Global Compensation Policy Committee and chair of committees responsible for partner evaluation and hiring lateral partners, Former Systems Engineer at IBM, Participated in GE’s Edison Engineering Development Program with its Gas Turbine Division. Bachelor’s degrees in Engineering from Dartmouth College, MBA from Harvard Business School, and designated a Baker Scholar. Career focus on performance transformation, with deep experience in driving organic and inorganic growth and implementing new business models, Substantial experience in consulting across multiple sectors including industrial products, consumer products, retail, financial services, health care and technology, and leading work in 15 countries across North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Member of the Board of Directors of MIO Partners, an independent investment office serving McKinsey & Company pension plans, Member of the Board of Overseers at Dartmouth College’s Thayer School of Engineering.

Robert McLaughlin

Mr. Robert M. McLaughlin serves as Independent Director of the Company. He was Former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and other senior positions of Airgas, Inc., a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods, such as personal protective equipment, welding equipment and other related products, Former Vice President of Finance for Asbury Automotive Group, Former Vice President of Finance and other senior financial positions at Unisource Worldwide, Inc., Began career at Ernst & Young, Certified Public Accountant. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of Dayton. Member of the Board of Directors of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc., the largest distributor of residential and non-residential roofing materials in the U.S.

Lori Ryerkerk

Ms. Lori J. Ryerkerk is Independent Director of the Company. Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturing of Royal Dutch Shell (Shell), responsible for all Shell Refining and Chemical assets globally, both Shell operated and joint ventures, with a total crude oil processing capacity of 3.1 million barrels per day and chemical sales volume of 17 million tonnes per year, Previously Shell’s Regional Vice President, Manufacturing, Europe and Africa, Prior leadership roles with ExxonMobil Corporation and Hess Corporation. Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University. More than three decades experience working in the refining and chemicals manufacturing businesses of multinational corporations, Deep technical and commercial expertise gained through a variety of operational and senior leadership roles in Refining and Chemicals Manufacturing, Power Generation, and other groups including Supply, Economics and Planning, HSSE and Public Affairs/Government Relations, Strong international background having lived and led teams in Europe and Asia, Accomplished at growing and optimizing business performance, strategic planning and resolving complex international issues, Leads a team of 30,000 people, employees and contractors, at refineries and chemical sites around the world. Member of the Board of Advisors for Catalyst Inc., a national nonprofit that advocates for inclusive workplaces for women, Recipient of the Houston Business Journal’s Women in Energy Leadership Award.

Samuel Smolik

Mr. Samuel L. Smolik is Independent Director of the Company. He was Former Senior Vice President – Americas Manufacturing and other senior positions at LyondellBasell Industries, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, Former Vice President – Global Downstream Health, Safety, Security and Environment at Royal Dutch Shell, Former Vice President, Global Environment, Health, Safety and Security and other positions of increasing responsibility at The Dow Chemical Company. Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Extensive experience in global operations and environmental, health and safety matters in the oil and petrochemicals industry, Leadership experience from working internationally with numerous countries and cultures, Significant experience working with government agencies and non-governmental organizations, Considerable experience in the Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibilities fields. Member of the Board of Directors of Evergreen Industrial Services, a leading provider of environmental and industrial cleaning solutions, Previously active with American Fuels & Petrochemical Manufacturers Association and American Chemistry Council, Involved with a number of community, education and other non-profit organizations including The University of Texas at Austin Engineering Advisory Board, the Antwerp International School Foundation where he is President of the Board of Directors, and Ducks Unlimited, the leading wetlands conservation organization in North America.

Christopher Mecray

Mr. Christopher H. Mecray serves as Vice President - Investor Relations of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. Mr. Mecray joins Axalta from Blackrock, Inc., an investment management company with over $200 billion in active equity assets under management, where he has worked for the last nine years, most recently as a Vice President Senior Analyst covering global industrials and basic materials, including coatings. Before joining Blackrock, Mr. Mecray was a Director and Senior Research Analyst in equity research at Deutsche Bank Securities, and its acquired companies, from 1995 to 2004 where he specialized in covering industrial companies. From 1993 to 1994 he was a Research Analyst at Ladenburg, Thalman & Co.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Charles Shaver

8,440,990

Robert Bryant

2,742,160

Steven Markevich

3,037,690

Joseph Mcdougall

1,845,070

Michael Finn

1,903,000

Michael Cash

1,793,480

Mark Garrett

274,988

Deborah Kissire

284,988

Andreas Kramvis

284,988

Elizabeth Lempres

256,238

Robert McLaughlin

294,988

Lori Ryerkerk

274,988

Samuel Smolik

284,988

Christopher Mecray

--
As Of  30 Dec 2017

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Charles Shaver

500,000 10,911,200

Robert Bryant

342,827 6,751,380

Steven Markevich

268,558 5,452,110

Joseph Mcdougall

170,000 3,272,570

Michael Finn

115,550 2,423,820

Michael Cash

59,874 1,298,860

Mark Garrett

0 0

Deborah Kissire

0 0

Andreas Kramvis

0 0

Elizabeth Lempres

0 0

Robert McLaughlin

0 0

Lori Ryerkerk

0 0

Samuel Smolik

0 0

Christopher Mecray

0 0