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Quanex Building Products Corp (NX.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Griffiths

65 2013 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Brent Korb

44 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

George Wilson

2017 Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Delaney

55 2007 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Dewayne Williams

46 2013 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Scott Zuehlke

40 2016 Vice President - Investor Relations, Treasurer

Joseph Rupp

66 Lead Independent Director

Robert Buck

69 2011 Independent Director

Susan Davis

63 2007 Independent Director

LeRoy Nosbaum

69 2010 Independent Director

Curtis Stevens

64 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Griffiths

Mr. William C. Griffiths is a Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Griffiths was elected Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective July 9, 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Griffiths served as the Managing Director and a member of the board of directors of Sealine (International) Ltd., a privately held manufacturer of yachts and other marine vessels based in the United Kingdom, from 2012 until it was sold in June 2013. Prior to joining Sealine in 2012, Mr. Griffiths served as Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Champion Enterprises, Inc., a NYSE-traded producer of modular and manufactured housing until 2010. He joined Champion as a Director, and as President and Chief Executive Officer, in August 2004, and was named Chairman of the Board in 2006. Champion filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on November 15, 2009. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Griffiths was President – Fluid Systems Division at SPX Corporation, a global multi-industry company located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Griffiths graduated from the University of London with a B.S. with Honors in Mining Engineering. In addition, Mr. Griffiths is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s PMD executive education program.

Brent Korb

Mr. Brent L. Korb is a Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of the Company. Mr. Korb was named Senior Vice President – Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company on August 1, 2008. Mr. Korb was named Vice President – Controller of Quanex Corporation in 2005, and was elected to the same position with the Company upon its creation on December 12, 2007. Prior to his election as Vice President – Controller of Quanex Corporation, Mr. Korb served as Assistant Controller of Quanex Corporation from 2003 to 2005. Prior to that time, Mr. Korb was Controller & Director of Business Analysis since 2003, and Manager of Business Analysis since 2001, of Resolution Performance Products, a manufacturer of specialty chemicals. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Korb held various positions at Service Corporation International, a provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services, including Director International Finance & Accounting, Manager International Finance & Accounting, Manager Corporate Development, Manager Strategic Planning, and Financial Analyst.

George Wilson

Mr. George Wilson has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of the company effective August 1, 2017. Prior to this Mr. Wilson served as President - Insulating Glass Systems since 2011, and in the 18 years prior to joining Quanex he held various operational and financial positions of increasing responsibility at Lauren International and Federal-Mogul. Mr. Wilson holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Akron.

Kevin Delaney

Mr. Kevin P. Delaney is a Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Delaney was named Senior Vice President – General Counsel and Secretary of Quanex Corporation on February 24, 2005, and was elected to the same position with the Company upon its creation on December 12, 2007. Prior to that, he was Vice President –General Counsel of Quanex Corporation since 2003, and Secretary since 2004. Prior to that he was Chief Counsel for Trane Residential Systems, a business of American Standard Companies, a global manufacturer with market leading positions in automotive, bath and kitchen, and air conditioning systems, since 2002; Assistant General Counsel for American Standard Companies since 2001; and Group Counsel for The Trane Company’s North American Unitary Products Group since 1997. Prior to that time, Mr. Delaney was Vice President - General Counsel with GS Roofing Products Company, Inc. from 1995 to 1997 and Senior Attorney with GTE Directories Corporation from 1991 to 1995.

Dewayne Williams

Mr. Dewayne Williams is a Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company. Mr. Williams was named Vice President – Controller of the Company effective July 1, 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Williams served as the Vice President – Accounting, Corporate Controller, Chief Accounting Officer and Assistant Treasurer of Complete Production Services, Inc., a publicly held oilfield service provider, from 2009 until it was acquired by Superior Energy Services in 2012. In this role, Mr. Williams served as principal accounting officer and also provided cash management services, various treasury functions, and purchase accounting/transaction support. Prior to that, he served as Assistant Controller for Complete Production Services from 2005 to 2009. During the time from his 2012 departure from Complete Production Services until he joined the Company in 2013, Mr. Williams engaged in consulting work primarily related to purchase transaction accounting for several oilfield service companies.

Scott Zuehlke

Mr. Scott Zuehlke is a Vice President - Investor Relations, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Zuehlke was named Vice President – Investor Relations and Treasurer of the Company effective January 25, 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Zuehlke served as Vice President, Investor Relations for Halcón Resources from 2011 to 2016, and as Director, Investor Relations for Geokinetics from 2010 to 2011. In those roles, Mr. Zuehlke was responsible for leading and managing the investor relations function and acting as the primary contact to the investment community. Halcón is an independent energy company focused on the acquisition, production, exploration and development of onshore liquids-rich assets in the United States, while Geokinetics is an international land and shallow water geophysical service company focusing on the petroleum and mining industries. Prior to joining Geokinetics, Mr. Zuehlke served as Manager, Finance and Investor Relations for Hercules Offshore from 2009 to 2010. Mr. Zuehlke began his career at Invesco, where he was employed as an Equity Analyst and Market Data Associate from 1998 to 2009.

Joseph Rupp

Mr. Joseph D. Rupp is a Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rupp is the Chairman of the Board of Olin Corporation, a $2.9 billion NYSE-traded basic materials company concentrated in chemicals and ammunition. Mr. Rupp served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Olin from 2014 to May 2016. Prior to that time, Mr. Rupp was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Olin from 2005 to 2014, and President and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2005. Prior to 2002, Mr. Rupp served in various positions with Olin, which he originally joined in 1972. Mr. Rupp holds a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from the University of Missouri, Rolla.

Robert Buck

Mr. Robert R. (Bob) Buck is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Buck is the Chairman of the Board of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc., a $4.1 billion NASDAQ-traded roofing materials distributor. Prior to becoming Chairman in early 2011, Mr. Buck served as Chairman and CEO of Beacon from 2007 to 2011; as Chairman, President, and CEO in 2007; and as President and CEO from 2003 to 2007. Prior to joining Beacon in 2003, Mr. Buck spent 21 years with Cintas Corporation in various executive positions. Mr. Buck holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Cincinnati.

Susan Davis

Ms. Susan F. Davis is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Davis retired in 2016 from Johnson Controls, Inc., a global leader in automotive systems, building efficiency and power solutions. Prior to her retirement, Ms. Davis served as the Executive Vice President – Asia Pacific for Johnson Controls, beginning in 2015. Prior to her appointment to that position, Ms. Davis served as the chief human resources officer of Johnson Controls from 1994 to 2015, holding the positions of Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer from 2014 to 2015, Executive Vice President of Human Resources from 2006 to 2014, and Vice President of Human Resources from 1994 to 2006. Prior to that time, she served in various other positions with Johnson Controls, which she originally joined in 1983. Ms. Davis received an MBA degree from the University of Michigan, and received both Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Beloit College.

LeRoy Nosbaum

Mr. LeRoy D. Nosbaum is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nosbaum is the retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Itron, Inc., a NASDAQ-traded leading technology provider to the global energy and water industries and a leading provider of intelligent metering, data collection and utility software solutions. Mr. Nosbaum joined Itron in 1996, was promoted to the role of President and CEO in 2000, and was elected as Chairman in 2002. He retired from Itron in 2009, but returned as President and Chief Executive Officer in 2011, before retiring again in December 2012. Prior to his employment with Itron, Mr. Nosbaum served in various positions at Metricom, Inc. from 1989 to 1996, and at Schlumberger Limited from 1977 to 1989. Mr. Nosbaum holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Valparaiso University.

Curtis Stevens

Mr. Curtis M. (Curt) Stevens is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Stevens is currently the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, a $1.9 billion NYSE-traded building materials manufacturer. Prior to becoming CEO in May 2012, Mr. Stevens served as Louisiana-Pacific’s Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President beginning in December 2011. Prior to assuming the role of Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Stevens served as Chief Financial Officer of Louisiana-Pacific since 1997, and as Executive Vice President, Administration, since 2002. Prior to joining Louisiana-Pacific, Mr. Stevens served for 14 years in various financial and operational positions at Planar Systems, a flat-panel display products manufacturer. Mr. Stevens holds a B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A with a concentration in Finance from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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