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Cabot Corp (CBT.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sue Rataj

61 2018 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Sean Keohane

50 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Erica McLaughlin

41 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Patricia Hubbard

2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Friedrich von Gottberg

49 2017 Senior Vice President, President - of Purification Solutions, Interim Chief Technology Officer

Brian Berube

55 2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Hobart Kalkstein

47 2016 Senior Vice President and President - Reinforcement Materials

John O'Brien

74 2018 Director

Frank Wilson

59 2018 Director

Cynthia Arnold

60 2018 Independent Director

Juan Enriquez-Cabot

58 2005 Independent Director

William Kirby

67 2012 Independent Director

John McGillicuddy

74 2008 Independent Director

Michael Morrow

62 2017 Independent Director

Patrick Prevost

62 2016 Independent Director

Matthias Wolfgruber

64 2014 Independent Director

Mark Wrighton

68 1997 Independent Director

Steve Delahunt

2016 Vice President, Treasury and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Sue Rataj

Ms. Sue H. Rataj is re designated as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company effective March 9, 2018. Ms. Rataj was Chief Executive, Petrochemicals for BP, a global energy company, from April 2008 until her retirement in April 2011, with global responsibility for BP’s petrochemicals operations. Prior to that, Ms. Rataj held a variety of senior management positions with BP, most recently serving as Group Vice President, Refining and Marketing from July 2007 until April 2008. Ms. Rataj is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG, a life science enterprise developing and manufacturing products in the pharmaceuticals, consumer health, animal health and crop science segments; and a member of the Board of Directors of Agilent Technologies, Inc., a global leader providing instruments, software and consumables to laboratories in the life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. During her tenure with BP, Ms. Rataj gained significant expertise in SH&E and risk management and accounting and finance matters, particularly in the context of a chemicals company.

Sean Keohane

Mr. Sean D. Keohane is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Keohane served as EVP, President, Reinforcement Materials, November 2014 to March 2016; SVP, President, Performance Chemicals, March 2012 to November 2014; General Manager, Performance Chemicals, May 2008 to March 2012; Vice President in March 2005; joined Cabot Corporation August 2002, General management positions, Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies, prior to 2002. He is Director, American Chemistry Council, a trade association representing the business of chemistry at the global, national and state levels (2016 to present).

Erica McLaughlin

Ms. Erica McLaughlin is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. She joined Cabot in April 2002, and has held a variety of roles within the finance organization and Cabot’s global businesses. Erica started in Cabot’s finance organization and held positions of increasing responsibility, including global finance director for the carbon black business. She then served as vice president of investor relations and corporate communications. In her current role as vice president of business operations for the Reinforcement Materials segment and general manager of the tire business, she has been instrumental in driving the improved performance of that segment. McLaughlin is a Certified Public Accountant and earned an MBA and a BS in accounting from Boston College.

Patricia Hubbard

Dr. Patricia Hubbard is Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Dr. Hubbard's distinguished background includes leadership positions at several global Fortune 500 companies. Most recently she was Vice President of R&D for Avery Dennison's Label and Graphic Materials division in North America. Her career in technology also included Vice President of Corporate R&D as well as Technology Director for the Specialty Engineered Materials business at PolyOne Corporation. In addition, she held various technology roles at General Electric. Dr. Hubbard is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and earned her PhD in Polymer Science from the University of Akron and her BS in Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University.

Friedrich von Gottberg

Mr. Friedrich von Gottberg is Senior Vice President, President - of Purification Solutions, Interim Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Mr. von Gottberg joined Cabot in 1997. Since joining the Company, he has held a variety of leadership positions in Research and Development and Finance. Prior to assuming his current role in January 2013, he was Vice President of the New Business Group from March 2008 until March 2012, and Senior Vice President and President of Advanced Technologies from March 2012 until January 2013. He was appointed interim Chief Technology Officer in May 2017. Mr. von Gottberg was appointed Vice President in March 2005 and Senior Vice President in March 2012.

Brian Berube

Mr. Brian A. Berube is a Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Cabot Corp of the Company. Mr. Berube joined Cabot in 1994 as an attorney in Cabot’s law department and became Deputy General Counsel in June 2001, Business General Counsel in March 2002, and General Counsel in March 2003. He was interim Chief Human Resources Officer from July 2016 until March 2017. Mr. Berube was appointed Vice President in March 2002 and Senior Vice President in March 2012. He was a member of the CEO Office, which was in place from December 2015 until March 2016.

Hobart Kalkstein

Mr. Hobart C. Kalkstein is the Senior Vice President and President - Reinforcement Materials of the Company. Mr. Kalkstein joined Cabot in 2005. Since joining the Company, he has held several key management positions. Prior to assuming his current role in April 2016, he was Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development from December 2015 to April 2016. From October 2013 to December 2015, he served as Vice President of Global Business Operations for Purification Solutions and from November 2012 to December 2015 as General Manager of Global Emission Control Solutions for Purification Solutions, and from January 2012 to November 2012 he served as Vice President of Business Operations and Executive Director of Marketing and Business Strategy for Performance Chemicals. Prior to that, he served as General Manager of the Aerogel business from October 2007 to February 2010. He was appointed Senior Vice President in April 2016.

John O'Brien

Mr. John F. O'Brien is Director of the company. He is no longer Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Cabot Corp., effective March 9, 2018. Mr. O’Brien was Chief Executive Officer and President of Allmerica Financial Corporation (now known as The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc.), an insurance and diversified financial services company, from 1995 until his retirement in 2002. From 1989 until 2002, Mr. O’Brien also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of First Allmerica Financial Life Insurance Company, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Allmerica Investment Trust and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Allmerica Securities Trust. Mr. O’Brien is also a member of the Board of Directors of LKQ Corporation, a nationwide provider of recycled auto parts; a family of mutual funds managed by BlackRock, Inc., an investment management advisory firm; and the lead director of The TJX Companies, Inc., an off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. Mr. O’Brien’s tenure as Chief Executive Officer and President of a Fortune 500 insurance company and significant leadership and management experience provides him with substantial knowledge and skills with respect to strategic planning, accounting and finance, and corporate governance and makes him uniquely qualified to serve as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board. In addition, his service as lead director of The TJX Companies and a member of the boards of LKQ and certain of BlackRock’s mutual funds gives him extensive experience in leadership, management and corporate governance matters

Frank Wilson

Mr. Frank Anders Wilson, CPA is Director of the Company, effective September 13, 2018. Mr. Wilson recently retired as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PerkinElmer, Inc., a position he held since joining PerkinElmer in 2009. Prior to joining PerkinElmer, Mr. Wilson held key business development and finance roles over 12 years at the Danaher Corporation, including Corporate Vice President, Investor Relations. Mr. Wilson is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Cynthia Arnold

Dr. Cynthia A. Arnold is Independent Director of the Company. She was Chief Technology Officer, The Valspar Corporation, a global paint and coatings company, January 2011 to May 2017. She served as Chief Technology Officer, Sun Chemical Corporation, a producer of inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds and application materials, 2004 to December 2010. She served as Vice President of Coatings, Adhesives and Specialty Chemicals Technology, Eastman Chemical Company, a global advanced materials and specialty additives company, 2003-2004. She served as Management and technology leadership positions, General Electric Company, a high technology industrial leader, 1994- 2003. She served as Member, Advisory Board, University of Minnesota Dept of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Member, Materials Advisory Board, Carbon 3D, Inc., Board Member, Minnesota Zoo (Co-chair, Technology Task Force).

Juan Enriquez-Cabot

Mr. Juan Enriquez-Cabot is Independent Director of the Company,, since March 2005. Mr. Enriquez has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Biotechonomy Ventures, a life sciences research and investment firm, since 2003 and Managing Director of Excel Venture Management, a life sciences investment company, since March 2008. He was Prior to that, Mr. Enriquez served as Director of the Life Science Project at Harvard Business School from 2001 to 2003. He is Director, various start-up companies, Boston Museum of Science (Overseer), Harvard Medical School Advisory Council, ?Trustee, WGBH.

William Kirby

Mr. William C. Kirby is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kirby is the Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; T.M. Chang Professor of China Studies, Harvard University, since July 2008, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor and Chairman of the Harvard China Fund, since July 2006, Harvard faculty member since 1992, served as Chair of Harvard’s History Department, Director of the Harvard University Asia Center, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. He is Director, The China Fund, Inc., a non-diversified closed-ended management investment company (2007 to present), Director, The Taiwan Fund, Inc., a diversified closed-ended management investment company (2013 to present), ?Director, Harvard University Press, Director, JAMM Active Limited, a global producer of innovative performance fabrics for athletic use (2016 to present).

John McGillicuddy

Mr. John K. McGillicuddy is no longer Independent Director of the Company effective March 7, 2019. Mr. O’Brien was Partner, KPMG LLP, a public accounting firm, 1975 until retirement in 2000, as audit partner, SEC reviewing partner and in various management positions. He served as Director, Brooks Automation, Inc., a worldwide provider of automation, vacuum and instrumentation solutions to the global semiconductor and related industries (2003 to present), Former Chairman, Watts Water Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of water safety and flow control products (2003 to 2016), Former Chairman of the Better Business Bureau of Massachusetts.

Michael Morrow

Mr. Michael M. Morrow is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, a public accounting firm, 1986 until retirement in June 2016, as audit partner, client relationship partner and in various leadership and governance roles, including Lead Director of PwC’s U.S. Board of Partners,?Consultant, PwC, June 2016 to June 2017. He was Member, Board of Visitors, Wake Forest University School of Business (2011 to 2017), Member, Business Advisory Council, University of Rhode Island School of Business (2010 to 2015).

Patrick Prevost

Mr. Patrick M. Prevost is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Prevost served as President and CEO, Cabot Corporation, January 2008 to March 2016, President, Performance Chemicals, BASF AG, an international chemical company, October 2005 to November 2007, President, Chemicals and Plastics Business in North America, BASF Corporation, December 2003 to September 2005, Senior management positions, BP and Amoco, prior to joining BASF in 2003. He is Director, General Cable Corporation, a global leader in copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products (2010 to present), Director, Southwestern Energy Company, an energy company engaged in natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production (2017 to present).

Matthias Wolfgruber

Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Wolfgruber was CEO, Altana AG, a global specialty chemicals company, 2007 until retirement January 2016, President and CEO, Altana Chemie AG, member of the management board of Altana AG, 2002 to 2007, Management positions at Wacker-Chemie in the U.S. and Europe, 1985 to 2002. He serves as Supervisory Board Member, Lanxess AG, a leading global manufacturer of synthetic rubber and chemical intermediates (2015 to present), Supervisory Board, Altana AG (2016 to present), Supervisory Board, Grillo-Werke AG, a manufacturer and supplier of zinc alloy products and chemicals (2014 to present), Chairman, Ardex Group (2015 to present).

Mark Wrighton

Dr. Mark Stephen Wrighton is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Wrighton has served as Chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis since 1995. He served as ?Faculty member, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Provost, 1990 to 1995; Head of Chemistry Department, 1987 to 1990. He served as Director, Brooks Automation, Inc., a worldwide provider of automation, vacuum and instrumentation solutions to the global semiconductor and related industries (2005 to present), Director, Corning, Inc., a specialty glass and ceramics company (2009 to present),?Director, A.G. Edwards, Inc., a financial services company (2000 to 2007),?Director, BJC HealthCare,?Director, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center,?Ex-officio Director, St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association,?Trustee, St. Louis Science Center.

Steve Delahunt

Mr. Steve Delahunt is Vice President, Treasury and Investor Relations of the Company. Delahunt joined Cabot in 2010 as Vice President and Corporate Treasurer. Mr. Delahunt will continue as Corporate Treasurer in addition to his new responsibilities for Investor Relations. Prior to joining Cabot, Mr. Delahunt held several senior financial positions including Vice President and Treasurer for Sepracor Inc. and Vice President and Treasurer for PerkinElmer, Inc. Delahunt earned his MBA and BS in Business Administration from Boston University.