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Phibro Animal Health Corp (PAHC.OQ)

PAHC.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jack Bendheim

70 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Johnson

68 2002 Chief Financial Officer

Dean Warras

48 2016 President - Animal Health & Nutrition, North America

Larry Miller

53 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Daniel Bendheim

45 2014 Executive Vice President, Director, Corporate Strategy

Thomas Dagger

59 2006 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Lisa Escudero

55 2017 Senior Vice President of Human Resources

David Storbeck

63 2002 Vice President - Finance, Treasurer

Gerald Carlson

74 2016 Director

E. Thomas Corcoran

70 2008 Independent Director

Sam Gejdenson

69 2004 Independent Director

George Gunn

67 2015 Independent Director

Mary Malanoski

60 2004 Independent Director

Carol Wrenn

56 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jack Bendheim

Mr. Jack Clifford Bendheim serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the company. He has served as our President since 1988 and he was also appointed Chief Executive Officer in March 2014. He has been a director since 1984. He also serves as a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Bendheim is also a director of Empire Resources, Inc., a metals trading company in Fort Lee, New Jersey, where he also serves as a member of the compensation and audit committees. Mr. Bendheim is also a past Chairman of the Animal Health Institute, an industry organization advocating for animal health issues, including efficient and effective FDA, USDA and EPA regulatory and approval processes. Mr. Bendheim, together with three of his children, is a manager of BFI Co., LLC (“BFI”), an investment vehicle of the Bendheim family, with respect to the economic rights pertaining to shares of our stock owned by BFI and has sole authority to vote shares of our stock owned by BFI. Mr. Bendheim is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors due to his almost 45 years of experience in the animal health industry and with our Company in particular and his control over a majority of the voting rights in our common stock.

Richard Johnson

Mr. Richard G. Johnson serves as Chief Financial Officer of the company. Mr. Johnson joined us in September 2002 and has served as Chief Financial Officer since then. Prior to joining us, He served as Director of Financial Management for Laserdyne Prima, Inc., a manufacturer of laser cutting and welding systems, from 2001 to 2002 and as Vice President?—?Planning and Control, Latin America for Ecolab, Inc., a global provider of cleaning and sanitation products, systems and services, from 1992 to 1999. Mr. Johnson served in various senior financial positions at Ecolab over a fifteen year period.

Dean Warras

Mr. Dean J. Warras serves as President - Animal Health & Nutrition, North America of the company. He has joined us in August 2005 as Vice President, Sales, for our subsidiary, Prince Agri Products. He was promoted to President, Animal Nutrition in June 2006. He served in that until July 2016, when he was promoted into his current role. Prior to joining us, Mr. Warras spent his entire career with Cargill, an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services, in the animal nutrition business. From 2001 to 2005, he was District General Manager for the Sioux City, Iowa district, and from 1998 to 2001, he was General Manager for Hungary. From 1991-1998, he served in a number of roles throughout the United States and Latin America, including Plant Manager, Administrative Manager and Manager of the Global Product Services Department. He holds a B.A. degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Larry Miller

Mr. Larry Lee Miller serves as Chief Operating Officer of the company. From 1998 to 2004, He was General Manager for Schering-Plough’s Australia and New Zealand Animal Health businesses, which included a diversified portfolio of animal health and nutrition products for beef and dairy cattle, sheep, swine, poultry and companion animals. He held numerous roles in sales and marketing management during his seventeen years with Schering-Plough, and prior to that with American Cyanamid Animal Health and Nutrition. He holds a B.S. degree in Animal Science from the University of Nebraska and an Executive MBA degree from the City University of New York. Mr. Miller is a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Nebraska Foundation and a member of the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Innovation Campus Development Corporation of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Daniel Bendheim

Mr. Daniel M. Bendheim serves as Executive Vice President, Director, Corporate Strategy of the company. He was elected as a director of Phibro in November 2013. Prior to joining us, He worked as an analyst at South Coast Capital, a boutique investment bank. Mr. Bendheim obtained a B.A. degree in political science with honors from Yeshiva University in 1993 and a J.D. degree with honors from Harvard Law School in 1996. He is a manager of BFI with respect to certain economic rights pertaining to shares of our stock owned by BFI. Mr. Bendheim is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors due to his extensive management experience in all facets of the animal health, mineral nutrition and performance products businesses during his tenure with the Company and his management role within BFI.

Thomas Dagger

Mr. Thomas Golden Dagger serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the company. Mr. Dagger joined us in his current role in November 2006. Prior to joining us, He served as in-house legal counsel for AT&T Corp., a major communications company, from 1992 to 2006, where most recently he was Law Vice President and Vice President and General Counsel for AT&T’s Teleport Communications Group Inc. subsidiary. In this role, he was responsible for legal support for all of AT&T’s U.S. network operations, R&D (AT&T Labs), worldwide customer care and business local services. Earlier in his career, Mr. Dagger was an associate at the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. Mr. Dagger obtained his A.B. degree summa cum laude from Duke University, and his J.D. degree with honors from the University of Chicago Law School, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Chicago Law Review.

Lisa Escudero

Ms. Lisa A. Escudero, is a Senior Vice President, Human Resources of the company. Ms. Escudero joined us in her current role in March 2017. From 2016 to 2017, she was Vice President of Human Resources for the New York Genome Center, a nonprofit biomedical research organization, where she led the human resources function. Prior to joining NYGC, she led the HR function for American Standard Brands, a plumbing fixture manufacturer, from 2008 to 2016, where she was a member of the leadership team. From 1990 to 2008, Ms. Escudero was Director of Human Resources for Merck & Co., a leading global pharmaceutical company, where she supported the research and manufacturing divisions. Prior to her role at Merck, Ms. Escudero was a research scientist for the Agricultural Chemical Group of FMC Corporation, a chemical manufacturing company, from 1982 to 1990. She holds a B.A. degree in Psychology from Rutgers University and an M.S. degree in Human Resources Management from the Rutgers University School of Management & Labor Relations.

David Storbeck

Mr. David C. Storbeck, is a Vice President Finance and Treasurer of the company . Mr. Storbeck joined us in January 2001 and has served in his current role since September 2002. From 1995 to 2000, he was Vice President Finance of Matheson Gas Products, Inc., a specialty gas and equipment company serving the U.S. semiconductor industry. For the 15 years prior to that, he held various positions in the Controller’s Department of Witco Chemical Corporation, a Fortune 500 global specialty chemical company.

Gerald Carlson

Mr. Gerald K. Carlson serves as Director of the company. He has been a director since 2008. Prior to joining us, He served as the Commissioner of Trade and Development for the State of Minnesota from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Carlson served as Senior Vice President-Corporate Planning and Development prior to his retirement in 1998 from Ecolab Inc., a global provider of cleaning and sanitation products, systems and services. During his thirty-two year career at Ecolab, Mr. Carlson also served as Senior Vice President of International as well as Senior Vice President and General Manager-Institutional North America. Mr. Carlson is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors due to his broad experience and track record in leading and building businesses, and his strong background in corporate strategy and business development.

E. Thomas Corcoran

Mr. E. Thomas Corcoran serves as Independent Director of the company. He joined Fort Dodge Animal Health, a division of Wyeth, Inc., as its President in 1985. Wyeth was a research based corporation with businesses focused on human health and animal health. Mr. Corcoran served on the Management, the Operations, the Legal, and the Human Resources and Benefits committees of Wyeth until his retirement in March 2008. Mr. Corcoran also served as the Chairman of the Animal Health Institute, an industry organization advocating for animal health issues, including efficient and effective FDA, USDA and EPA regulatory and approval processes. Mr. Corcoran serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of South Alabama. Mr. Corcoran is also the recipient of the Animal Pharm Lifetime Achievement Award, the Banfield Industry Leadership Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Veterinary Distributors Association and the Industry Leadership Award from the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor. Mr. Corcoran is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of South Alabama.

Sam Gejdenson

Mr. Sam Gejdenson serves as Independent Director of the company. Since 2001 He has been involved in international trade through his own company, Sam Gejdenson International, where he has worked with various multi-national clients on projects in Europe, Asia and Africa. Mr. Gejdenson presently serves on the Board of the National Democratic Institute and was formerly a Commissioner on the U.S. Commission for International Religious Freedom. From 1981 to 2001, Mr. Gejdenson served eastern Connecticut as a Congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives where he was the senior Democrat on the House International Relations Committee. In 1974, he was elected to the Connecticut House of Representatives, serving two terms. He received an A.S. degree from Mitchell College in New London, Connecticut in 1968 and a B.A. from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut in 1970. Mr. Gejdenson is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors due to his understanding of our business from his service on our Board for the past ten years and his extensive knowledge of global business and governments around the world.

George Gunn

Dr. George William Gunn serves as Independent Director of the company. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Stonehaven Consulting AG, which provides business strategy consulting in the life sciences industry. After joining Novartis AG in 2003, Dr. Gunn served as the head of Novartis’s Animal Health Business Unit from 2004 until 2015, when the business was sold. He served on Novartis’s Executive Committee from 2008 to 2014. In addition to these roles, Dr. Gunn served in various positions at Novartis including head of Animal Health, North America from 2003 to 2004, division head, Novartis Consumer Health from 2008 to 2011, and head of Corporate Social Responsibility from 2011 to 2014. Before his time at Novartis, Dr. Gunn was global head of Animal Health at Pharmacia Corporation from 2000 to 2003 and served in various leadership roles in animal health, over-the-counter medicines, human pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals at Johnson & Johnson from 1985 to 2000. Prior to this, Dr. Gunn worked in a technical advisory role for Wellcome Animal Health/Coopers Animal Health. Before joining the industry, Dr. Gunn spent nine years as a veterinarian, first as a practicing veterinarian working with companion and farm animals and then as a veterinary adviser for the British Ministry of Agriculture. Dr. Gunn is a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in the UK, and in 2008 Dr. Gunn received an honorary doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery from the University of Edinburgh. Dr. Gunn holds a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery and a Post Graduate Diploma in Veterinary State Medicine, both from the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh, UK.

Mary Malanoski

Ms. Mary Lou Malanoski serves as Independent Director of the company. She is the Chief Financial Officer of S2K Financial Holdings LLC and S2k Partners Holdings LLC. Ms. Malanoski was an independent financial consultant and served as the acting Chief Financial Officer of Nina McLemore, LLC. Ms. Malanoski served as Vice Chair and Chief Operating Officer at Morgan Joseph TriArtisan Group, Inc., an investment bank focused on the mid-market, until 2014. She joined Morgan Joseph TriArtisan Group, Inc. in July 2001 as a Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, became Co-Head of Investment Banking in 2008, and served as Head of Investment Banking from March 2009 through March 2012. Ms. Malanoski has also served on the Board of Directors of Morgan Joseph TriArtisan Group, Inc. since the Spring of 2008. From 1994 until 2001, She served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of New Street Advisors LP, a private equity firm that she co-founded. Prior to 1994, Ms. Malanoski was a Managing Director at New Street Capital, the successor to the reorganized Drexel Burnham Lambert, where she began her career in the Corporate Finance Department. In addition to her understanding of our business from her service on our Board of Directors for the past eleven years, Ms. Malanoski brings to our Board substantial management, finance and investment banking experience.

Carol Wrenn

Ms. Carol A. Wrenn serves as Independent Director of the company. Ms. Wrenn also serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. She is the founder and owner of Whitewater Advisors LLC which provides consulting services to small businesses. She was the founder and owner of Sky River Helicopters, LLC, a company that provides helicopter charters, tours, commercial services and lessons, from January 2010 until September 2015. She previously served as an Executive Vice President and the President of the Animal Health Division at Alpharma Inc., a human and animal pharmaceutical company, from November 2001 to June 2009. From April 2007 to April 2009, Ms. Wrenn also held the position of Chairman of the Animal Health Institute, an industry organization advocating for animal health issues, including efficient and effective FDA, USDA and EPA regulatory and approval processes. From January 2002 to June 2009, she was an active member of the Board of Directors of the International Federation of Animal Health. Prior to joining Alpharma, Ms. Wrenn held various executive positions at Honeywell International Inc. (formerly, AlliedSignal Inc.) from 1984 to 2001. She served as Business Director of Honeywell’s Refrigerants, Fluorine Products Division from 2000 to 2001 and was the Commercial Director and Managing Director of Honeywell’s European Fluorochemical operations based in Haasrode, Belgium from 1997 to 2000. Ms. Wrenn also held a number of positions in sales, marketing, business development and finance during her tenure with AlliedSignal. Beginning in January 2013, Ms. Wrenn has served as a director of Heska Corporation. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Union College, an MBA from Lehigh University and a DBA from California Southern University. Ms. Wrenn is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors due to her relevant industry experience, strategic and problem-solving skills and strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.

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