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Lydall Inc (LDL.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dale Barnhart

65 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Randall Gonzales

46 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Joseph Abbruzzi

59 2014 President - Technical Nonwovens

Paul Marold

56 2016 President - Performance Materials

Chad McDaniel

44 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

James Laughlan

45 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

David Bills

56 Director

Swen Soderstrom

64 2003 Director

Kathleen Burdett

62 2003 Independent Director

James Cannon

47 2017 Independent Director

Matthew Farrell

61 2003 Independent Director

Marc Giles

62 2008 Independent Director

William Gurley

69 2006 Independent Director

Suzanne Hammett

62 2000 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dale Barnhart

Mr. Dale G. Barnhart is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Lydall Inc. Mr. Barnhart has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 2007. Mr. Barnhart was the Chief Executive Officer of Synventive Molding Solutions, a manufacturer of hot runner systems, machine nozzles, temperature controllers and sprue bushings for the injection molding industry, from 2005 to 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Barnhart was a consultant working with two private equity groups and was President of Invensys Climate Control, a provider of products and services to the heating, ventilating and air conditioning and commercial refrigeration markets.

Randall Gonzales

Mr. Randall B. Gonzales has been Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company effective on March 12, 2018. will be joining Lydall from his position as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Progress Rail Services Corporation (“Progress Rail”), a diversified global supplier of railroad and transit system products and services and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Mr. Gonzales joined Progress Rail in December 2014. From March 2004 to November 2014, Mr. Gonzales held financial and operational leadership roles of increasing responsibilities within Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., a Fortune Global 50 automotive manufacturer. In his last role at Nissan, Mr. Gonzales served as the North American Controller responsible for vehicle cost reduction activities. Prior to that role, he was the Chief Financial Officer for Nissan’s Global Sales & Marketing functions based in Yokohama, Japan. Mr. Gonzales holds a Master of Business Administration from Wright State University and a Bachelor of Science from the United States Air Force Academy. Mr. Gonzales is both a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Joseph Abbruzzi

Mr. Joseph A. Abbruzzi is President - Technical Nonwovens of the Company. He is formerly Senior Vice President, General Manager of Lydall Thermal/Acoustical Fibers since March 14, 2011. He is Vice President & General Manager, Guardian Automotive, Glass Division (2007 - 2010), a manufacturer of glass products for commercial, residential, interiors, automotive, energy/solar, and technical glass industries.

Paul Marold

Mr. Paul A. Marold is President - Performance Materials of the company. He holds a B.S. in Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and completed his post-graduate studies at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He is Chief Operating Officer, Sontara, a division of Jacob Holm & Sons (2014-2016), a global manufacturer of spunlace nonwoven fabrics and finished goods; Senior Vice President, Growth & Innovation, Clarcor, Inc. (2013-2014), a global manufacturer of filtration products; President, Clarcor Air Filtration Products (2011-2013), a manufacturer of air filtration products.

Chad McDaniel

Mr. Chad A. McDaniel is Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of Lydall, Inc. He is a Director, Chase Corporation (2016), NYSE: CCF, a manufacturer of protective materials for high reliability applications; Associate General Counsel, United Technologies Corporation (“UTC”), Sikorsky Aircraft division (2012 – 2013), Director; Executive Assistant to the President, UTC Fire & Security division (2010 – 2012); UTC is a manufacturer of high-technology products and services for the global aerospace and building systems industries.

James Laughlan

Mr. James V. Laughlan is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of Lydall, Inc., since March 26, 2013.; formerly Chief Accounting Officer, Controller and Treasurer (July 27, 2012); formerly Chief Accounting Officer and Controller (March 29, 2010).

David Bills

Mr. David G. Bills is Director of the Lydall, Inc. Since 2015, Mr. Bills has served on the Board of Directors of Modine Manufacturing Company, a publicly traded industrial manufacturing company, where he has been a member of the Audit, Corporate Governance and Technology Committees. From 2001 until he retired in 2017, he held a number of senior executive positions at E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (“DuPont”), a public global chemical and materials company, most recently as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy. Prior to joining DuPont, Mr Bills was a partner at McKinsey and Company, a management consulting firm.

Swen Soderstrom

Mr. S. Carl Soderstrom, Jr., is Directors of Lydall, Inc. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of FreightCar America, Inc. since 2005, and serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of their Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. In addition, Mr. Soderstrom has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Westar Energy, Inc. since 2010 and serves as a member of both their Audit and their Finance Committees. From 1986 until his retirement in 2004, Mr. Soderstrom held various senior positions at Rockwell International (“Rockwell”), most recently at the automotive business of Rockwell (subsequently spun off and merged to form ArvinMeritor, Inc., now known as Meritor, Inc.). At the time, ArvinMeritor was a global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components serving light vehicle, commercial truck, trailer and specialty original equipment manufacturers and certain aftermarkets. Mr. Soderstrom served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at the time of his retirement. Prior to joining Rockwell, Mr. Soderstrom held management positions at General Electric Company and Emerson Electric Co.

Kathleen Burdett

Ms. Kathleen Burdett is an Independent Director of Lydall, Inc. She has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dexter Corporation (“Dexter”), a developer and manufacturer of nonwoven products primarily used in the food packaging, medical, and hygiene markets, specialty polymers primarily used in the aerospace and electronics markets and precise, reproducible biological, and biochemical products used for applications in the life sciences industry, from 1994 until Dexter’s merger with Invitrogen Corporation (“Invitrogen”), in 2000. From 2000 until her retirement in 2002, Ms. Burdett served as a consultant to Invitrogen. Prior to that, Ms. Burdett served as the Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of Dexter and as a member of the Board of Directors of Life Technologies, Inc., a majority owned subsidiary of Dexter, and as Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee and the Compensation Committee of Life Technologies, Inc.

James Cannon

Mr. James J. Cannon is an Independent director of the Lydall, Inc. He has been President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of FLIR Systems, Inc. (“FLIR”) since June 2017. FLIR is global maker of sensor systems that support security and surveillance, environmental and condition monitoring, outdoor recreation, machine vision, navigation, and advanced threat detection. Previously, Mr. Cannon was an employee of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (“Stanley”) from 2001 to 2017, most recently as President, Stanley Security, North America & Emerging Markets, from October 2014 to June 2017. Mr. Cannon was President of Stanley Oil & Gas from August 2012 to October 2014, President of Stanley Industrial & Automotive Repair, Europe and Latin America, from July 2011 to August 2012, and President of Stanley Industrial and Automotive Repair, North America from February 2009 to July 2011. Stanley is a global supplier of tools and storage, commercial security, and engineered fastening solutions. Mr. Cannon served in the United States Army from 1989 until 1999 as an Infantryman and Armor Officer.

Matthew Farrell

Mr. Matthew T. Farrell is an Independent Director of Lydall, Inc. He is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (“Church & Dwight”), which manufactures and markets a wide range of personal care, household and specialty products. From 2015 through 2016, Mr. Farrell was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Church & Dwight. From 2007 through 2014, Mr. Farrell was Chief Financial Officer of Church & Dwight. Prior to that, Mr. Farrell was Chief Financial Officer of Alpharma Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company; he served as Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications at Ingersoll-Rand Ltd., and he held various senior financial positions at AlliedSignal Inc. Mr. Farrell began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, where he was an audit partner.

Marc Giles

Mr. Marc T. Giles is an Independent Director of Lydall, Inc. He was was a director at Intevac, Inc., a public company and a leader in thin film processing technologies and developer of advanced high sensitivity digital sensors, cameras, and integrated systems, from May 2014 through May 2017, where he also served as a member of the Audit Committee. He was a director of Checkpoint Systems, Inc., a global leader in merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, from March 2013 until its sale to CCL Industries in May 2016, where he also served as Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Giles served from 2001 until September 2016 as a director of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (“Gerber Scientific”), a global manufacturer that provides software, computerized manufacturing systems, supplies and services to a variety of industries worldwide, which was acquired by a private equity firm in 2011 and owned by said firm until its sale to American Industrial Products in September of 2016. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Gerber Scientific from 2001 until 2012 and provided transitional services through his retirement in 2012. Mr. Giles previously served as Senior Vice President and President of Gerber Technology, Inc. (“Gerber Technology”), a subsidiary of Gerber Scientific. Prior to joining Gerber Technology, he served in several senior positions in business unit management, strategy development, mergers and acquisitions and sales and marketing management with FMC Corp., a manufacturer of machinery and chemicals.

William Gurley

Mr. William D. Gurley is an Independent Director of Lydall, Inc. From 1995 until his retirement in 2006, Mr. Gurley served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Stanadyne Corporation (“Stanadyne”), an engine components and fuel systems manufacturer for industries including automotive and filtration. Prior to that, Mr. Gurley held various senior executive positions at Stanadyne, including Executive Vice President of Marketing, Engineering and Operations. From 1989 to 2006, Mr. Gurley served on Stanadyne’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining Stanadyne, Mr. Gurley worked in the Automotive Products Division of Garrett Corporation and the Packard Electric Division of General Motors Corporation. From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Gurley served as a member of the New England Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

Suzanne Hammett

Ms. Suzanne Hammett is an Independent Director of Lydall, Inc., since 2007. She was the Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Credit Risk Officer for Capital One, N.A. (“Capital One”), a diversified bank that offers financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. Prior to joining Capital One, Ms. Hammett served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer for the Radian Group Inc., a credit enhancement company, from 2005 to 2007. Ms. Hammett began her career with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., where she was an Executive Vice President and held numerous senior positions, including Head of Credit Risk Policy, during her 28-year tenure.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Dale Barnhart

2,769,990

Randall Gonzales

--

Joseph Abbruzzi

850,331

Paul Marold

803,492

Chad McDaniel

808,487

James Laughlan

419,943

David Bills

--

Swen Soderstrom

139,082

Kathleen Burdett

144,582

James Cannon

78,728

Matthew Farrell

127,582

Marc Giles

164,582

William Gurley

129,082

Suzanne Hammett

127,582
As Of  30 Dec 2017