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Chart Industries Inc (GTLS.OQ)

GTLS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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17 Nov 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Samuel Thomas

66 2017 Executive Chairman of the Board

William Johnson

53 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Jillian Evanko

39 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Mary Cook

46 2016 Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

DeWayne Youngberg

2017 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Steven Krablin

66 2016 Lead Independent Director

Michael Molinini

66 2017 Director

W. Douglas Brown

71 2008 Independent Director

Richard Goodrich

73 2006 Independent Director

Terrence Keating

67 2014 Independent Director

Elizabeth Spomer

59 2014 Independent Director

Thomas Williams

58 2008 Independent Director

Michael Biehl

61 2017 Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Samuel Thomas

Mr. Samuel F. Thomas is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer of the company, with effect from May 25, 2017. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Thomas was Executive Vice President of Global Consumables at ESAB Holdings Ltd., a provider of welding consumables and equipment. In addition to his most recent position at ESAB, Mr. Thomas was responsible for ESAB North America during his employment at ESAB Holdings Ltd. Prior to joining ESAB in February 1999, Mr. Thomas was Vice President of Friction Products for Federal Mogul, Inc. Prior to its acquisition by Federal Mogul in 1998, Mr. Thomas was employed by T&N plc from 1976 to 1998, where he served from 1991 as chief executive of several global operating divisions, including industrial sealing, camshafts and friction products.

William Johnson

Mr. William C. Johnson is President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He was Chief Operating Officer of the Company, with effect from May 25, 2017. Mr. Johnson joins Chart after most recently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer at Dover Refrigeration & Food Equipment, Inc., a subsidiary of Dover Corporation. Mr. Johnson held multiple executive positions at Dover and its manufacturing companies, which he joined in August 2006 as Executive Vice President at Hill Phoenix, Inc. Prior to his tenure with Dover, Mr. Johnson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Graham Corporation.

Jillian Evanko

Ms. Jillian C. Evanko is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company. She is served as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Truck-Lite Co., LLC since October 2016, prior to which Ms. Evanko held multiple executive positions at Dover Corporation and its subsidiaries, including the role of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dover Fluids since January 2014. Prior to joining Dover in 2004, Ms. Evanko worked in valuation services at Arthur Andersen, LLP and also held audit and accounting roles for Honeywell and Sony Corporation of America.

Mary Cook

Ms. Mary C. Cook is Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company. Prior to that, Ms. Cook was our Assistant Corporate Controller since August 2012. She was previously the Manager of Financial Reporting for Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. from December 2006 through August 2012. Prior to December 2006, Ms. Cook held various audit and accounting roles for Ernst & Young, LLP, Foseco, Inc. and Bonne Bell, Inc.

DeWayne Youngberg

Mr. DeWayne Youngberg serves as Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He was formerly the general counsel of Hudson Products Corporation (“Hudson Products”).

Steven Krablin

Mr. Steven Wayne Krablin, CPA is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He has been a private investor since 2005. He served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of T-3 Energy Services, Inc. from March 2009 until the sale of T-3 in January 2011. T-3 was an oilfield services company that manufactured products used in the drilling, production and distribution of oil and gas. From January 1996 until his retirement in April 2005, Mr. Krablin served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of National Oilwell, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of oil and gas drilling equipment and related services and products. Mr. Krablin also serves as a director of Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. and Precision Drilling Corporation.

Michael Molinini

Mr. Michael L. Molinini serves as Director of the Company. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Airgas, Inc. (“Airgas”) from August 2012 until May 23, 2016, and was Interim Chief Executive Officer from May 23, 2016 until June 30, 2016, when Airgas was acquired by Air Liquide. Before that time, from January 2005 until August 2012, Mr. Molinini served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Airgas. He was Airgas’s Senior Vice President of Hardgoods Operations from August 1999 until January 2005, and Vice President of the Airgas Direct Industrial Group from April 1997 until July 1999. Before joining Airgas, Mr. Molinini served as Vice President of Marketing at National Welders Supply Company, from 1991 until April 1997. Before joining National Welders, Mr. Molinini was with the Linde Division of Union Carbide Corporation for 19 years, where he held various operations, sales and management positions, including President of Linde Gases of the Southeast. Mr. Molinini also served as a director of Airgas from May 2012 until May 2016.

W. Douglas Brown

Mr. W. Douglas Douglas Brown is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (“Air Products”), a global supplier of industrial gases, performance materials and equipment and services, from 1999 until his retirement in 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Brown held General Counsel and various administrative positions with Air Products and its affiliates, including engineering, construction and energy-related businesses, from 1975.

Richard Goodrich

Mr. Richard E. Goodrich is Independent Director of the Company. He is a retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (“CB&I”), an engineering, procurement and construction company that provides services to customers in the chemicals and energy industries. Prior to retiring, Mr. Goodrich served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CB&I from 2001 to 2005, and until June 2006, as acting Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Goodrich has also served as a director of Thermon Group Holdings, Inc. since April 2010 and GSE Holding Inc. since 2004.

Terrence Keating

Mr. Terrence J. Keating is Independent Director of the company. He was Chairman of Accuride Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of commercial vehicle components, from January 2007 until December 2008. He initially was elected as a director of Accuride in May 2002. Mr. Keating served as Chief Executive Officer of Accuride from May 2002 to October 2007 and was President of Accuride from May 2002 to January 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Keating held various executive and management positions at Accuride and other manufacturers in the commercial vehicle and other industries. Mr. Keating is also a board member of Dana Holding Corporation.

Elizabeth Spomer

Ms. Elizabeth G. Spomer is Independent Director of the company. She has served as Executive Vice President of Veresen Inc. (“Veresen”) and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Jordan Cove LNG LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Veresen, since October 2014. Veresen is an energy infrastructure and operations company with a focus on developing North American natural gas infrastructure. Prior to joining Veresen, Ms. Spomer was Senior Vice President, Global Business Development since 2012 for BG Group plc, a multinational energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of natural gas and oil. Ms. Spomer joined BG Group in 2002, as Chief Executive Officer of BG LNG Services and, from 2004 to 2011, Ms. Spomer served as Senior Vice President, Business Development - Americas and Global LNG Region. Prior to joining BG Group, Ms. Spomer was employed from 1998 by BP plc, a multinational energy company with integrated operations in the oil and gas industry, most recently as Vice President of Asia Pacific Global LNG. Prior to that, Ms. Spomer was with Amoco Production Company, a global chemical and oil company, before it merged with BP plc, and she worked with other energy companies in various management positions earlier in her career.

Thomas Williams

Mr. Thomas L. Williams, II is Independent Director of the Company. He was elected Chairman of the Board of Parker Hannifin Corporation (“Parker Hannifin”), a manufacturer of motion and control technologies, in January 2016 and has served as director and Chief Executive Officer of Parker Hannifin since February 2015. From 2008 to February 2015, Mr. Williams served as Executive Vice President and Operating Officer of Parker Hannifin. Mr. Williams joined Parker Hannifin in 2003 as Vice President Operations - Hydraulics Group and became President - Instrumentation Group in 2005 and Senior Vice President - Operating Officer in 2006. Prior to joining Parker Hannifin, Mr. Williams was employed by General Electric Company for 22 years, where he held various executive operating positions for four different business groups: GE Capital, Aviation, Lighting and Transportation.

Michael Biehl

Mr. Michael F. Biehl is no-longer Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of Chart Industries Inc. effective April 15, 2016. Michael F. Biehl has been our Executive Vice President since April 2006, served as our Chief Accounting Officer from October 2002 until March 2006, and has been our Chief Financial Officer since July 2001. Until December 16, 2008, Mr. Biehl was also Chart’s Treasurer and remained Treasurer from August 2010 through May 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Biehl served as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer at the former Oglebay Norton Company, an industrial minerals mining, processing and transportation company. Prior to joining Oglebay Norton in 1992, Mr. Biehl worked in the audit practice of Ernst & Young LLP in Cleveland, Ohio from 1978 to 1992.