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Preformed Line Products Co (PLPC.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Ruhlman

58 2004 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Dennis McKenna

48 2015 Executive Vice President, Global Business Development

Michael Weisbarth

52 2017 Vice President - Finance, Controller, Treasurer

William Haag

51 1999 Vice President - International Operations

John Hofstetter

50 2012 Vice President - Sales and Global Communications Markets

J. Cecil Curlee

58 2003 Vice President - Human Resources

David Sunkle

56 2008 Vice President - Research and Engineering and Manufacturing

Caroline Vaccariello

48 2007 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Maegan Ruhlman

31 2016 Director

J. Ryan Ruhlman

32 2015 Director

Glenn Corlett

72 2004 Independent Director

Matthew Frymier

47 2016 Independent Director

Richard Gascoigne

65 2009 Independent Director

Michael Gibbons

62 2008 Independent Director

R. Steven Kestner

60 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Ruhlman

Mr. Robert G. Ruhlman is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Preformed Line Products Company. Mr. Ruhlman started with the Company over 35 years ago as an Associate Engineer. Over his years of service with the Company, Mr. Ruhlman was elected Chairman of the Company in July 2004. Mr. Ruhlman has served as Chief Executive Officer since July 2000, and as President since 1995. He is on the Board of Proxisafe, in which the Company has made an investment.

Dennis McKenna

Mr. Dennis F. McKenna is Executive Vice President, Global Business Development of Preformed Line Products Company. Dennis F. McKenna was elected Executive Vice President Global Business Development in January 2015 and expanded his role to include worldwide marketing and business development strategies. Prior to that he was elected Vice President—Marketing and Global Business Development in April 2004. Mr. McKenna joined the Company in 1993 as a sales engineer and has served in various international and domestic product management, operations, and general management roles within the Company.

Michael Weisbarth

Mr. Michael A. Weisbarth has been appointed as Vice President - Finance, Controller, Treasurer of the Company effective June 1, 2017. Mr. Weisbarth is currently serves as Controller and Treasurer of the Company since September 2014. Prior to his employment with the Company, Mr. Weisbarth served as the Controller from April 2013 to April 2014 and as the Vice President, Finance/Controller from April 2008 to April 2013 of AssuraMed, Inc., a division of Cardinal, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Weisbarth held other executive finance and accounting positions, including as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 2005 through 2007 of Lesco, Inc., a provider of professional turf care products, and as Senior Vice President, Treasurer from 2002 through 2004 of Office Max, Inc., an office products retailer.

William Haag

Mr. William H. Haag, III serves as Vice President - International Operations of the Company. He was elected Vice President—International Operations in April 1999.

John Hofstetter

Mr. John M. Hofstetter is Vice President - Sales and Global Communications Markets of Preformed Line Products Company. He was elected Vice President – Sales and Global Communications Markets and Business Development in April 2012. Effective January 1, 2013, his role expanded to include domestic sales responsibility for the Energy Markets and Special Industries. He has served a variety of positions in Marketing and Sales since 1988, including General Manager of Sales – Communications Markets and Special Industries, Director – Marketing and Sales Communications Markets, and Director – Global Communications Markets.

J. Cecil Curlee

Mr. J. Cecil Curlee, Jr., is Vice President - Human Resources of Preformed Line Products Company, since January 2003. He was hired in 1982 in the position of Personnel Manager at the Albemarle, North Carolina facility. He was promoted to Director of Employee Relations in September 2002.

David Sunkle

Mr. David C. Sunkle is Vice President - Research and Engineering and Manufacturing of Preformed Line Products Company. He was elected Vice President-Research and Engineering in January 2007. In addition, Mr. Sunkle has taken on the role of Vice President – Manufacturing since July 2008. Mr. Sunkle joined the Company in 1978. He has served a variety of positions in Research and Engineering until 2002 when he became Director of International Operations. In 2006, Mr. Sunkle rejoined Research and Engineering as the Director of Engineering.

Caroline Vaccariello

Ms. Caroline S. Vaccariello is General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Preformed Line Products Company. Ms. Vaccariello was elected General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in January 2007. She joined the Company in 2005 as General Counsel and has led the Company’s legal affairs since that time. Prior to that time, Ms. Vaccariello worked as an attorney for The Timken Company from 2003 to 2005.

Maegan Ruhlman

Ms. Maegan Ruhlman is Director of the Company. She is currently the Assistant Director of Alumnae at Laurel School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, where she has worked since 2009. In her role, Ms. Ruhlman works diligently to keep alumnae connected to and engaged with their alma mater, including the coordination of a national day of community service, multiple annual events throughout the course of the year, networking and mentoring opportunities across generations and acting as a school liaison to the Alumnae Board and its various committees. She is also pursuing her Masters of Business Administration at Ohio University, with a concentration in Finance. Additionally, Ms. Ruhlman has a strong desire to give back to her community. She is currently the President and a founding member of the Rainbow Babies & Children’s Foundation Associate Board, having served as Vice President last year, the Associate Board’s first year in existence, following a year-long pilot group to develop the board. She previously worked for the Company between 2003 and 2008 within the Human Resources Department.

J. Ryan Ruhlman

Mr. J. Ryan Ruhlman is a Director of the Company. Mr. Ryan Ruhlman has worked for the Company for over ten years, recently being promoted to the role of Director, Marketing and Business Development.

Glenn Corlett

Mr. Glenn E. Corlett, Esq., is an Independent Director of Preformed Line Products Company. Mr. Corlett’s business experience commenced over 40 years ago when he joined Price Waterhouse where he served as a partner until 1990. Since that time, Mr. Corlett has served as the Chief Financial Officer and later the Chief Operating Officer for N.W. Ayer, a major international advertising agency before he became a Professor of Accounting at Ohio University, and the Dean and Philip J. Gardner Leadership Professor at the College of Business at Ohio University from July 1997 through June 2007. Mr. Corlett’s tenure at Ohio University’s Business School has given him the necessary credentials to be a contributing member of the Board, not only from an accounting aspect, but also in general business management. Mr. Corlett has lectured and written on accounting, auditing and executive compensation. Mr. Corlett’s zest for understanding the Company’s financials, while providing sound business advice, keeps him in a close working relationship with senior management.

Matthew Frymier

Mr. Matthew D. Frymier is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Frymier is a Founder of Corrum Capital Management, LLC, an alternative asset management firm in San Francisco, California and Charlotte, North Carolina, where he has served as Senior Advisor since June of 2016. From December 2013 through June 2016, he was the Managing Partner at Corrum, responsible for leading overall firm management and operations and leading the firm’s direct investment and strategic initiatives. Prior to that, from October 2010 through December 2013, he was President of Sterling Stamos Capital Management, an alternative asset management firm. Previously, he held several positions at Bank of America Corporation over his 17-year tenure, including Managing Director – Head of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Strategic Capital. He currently serves as a Director of the Chicago Stock Exchange, where he was elected Chairman in May 2016. In addition, he is a Director of AltX/Imatchative.

Richard Gascoigne

Mr. Richard R. Gascoigne is an Independent Director of Preformed Line Products Company. Mr. Gascoigne brings more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, and is well suited to be a board member, given this expertise in risk management and compliance. He was Managing Director at Marsh Inc., subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Co. from 1995 until his retirement in 2008. He held numerous positions during his career at Marsh, including two years as regional compliance officer. He has extensive experience in commercial property and casualty underwriting, specifically focusing on middle market companies. In addition, he has provided risk management consulting to clients during product development, acquisitions and market introductions.

Michael Gibbons

Mr. Michael E. Gibbons, J.D., is an Independent Director of Preformed Line Products Company. Mr. Gibbons is the founder and Managing Director of Brown Gibbons Lang & Company, an investment bank. Mr. Gibbons serves as Chairman and is a member of the executive committee for Global M&A, Dusseldorf, Germany; on the board of directors, audit committee and chairman of the finance and planning committee for Associated Estates Realty Corporation (AEC), Richmond Heights, Ohio; on the board of trustees and executive committee for Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, Cleveland, Ohio; on the board of trustees for Ohio Israeli Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland, Ohio; and on the visiting committee for Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, Cleveland, Ohio.

R. Steven Kestner

Mr. R. Steven Kestner is an Independent Director of Preformed Line Products Company. Mr. Kestner has been practicing corporate law with the national law firm of Baker & Hostetler LLP since 1979. Mr. Kestner serves as Chairman of Baker & Hostetler and chairs the firm’s Policy Committee, which functions as the board of directors for the law firm, positions he has held since 2004. As Chairman, Mr. Kestner is the chief executive officer of the firm and his responsibilities include managing the firm’s operations, finance and strategic growth. In addition, prior to becoming Chairman of the firm, he served in several management positions, including Policy Committee member and Chair of the firm’s National Business Practice Group, while developing an active legal practice focusing primarily on transactions, financings and securities law matters. Mr. Kestner advises and represents clients in the areas of domestic and foreign mergers and acquisitions, and he regularly works with public and private companies. He works closely with NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies. Mr. Kestner’s securities law work has included registration statements under the Securities Act of 1933 with respect to both debt and equity financings and annual and periodic reports and proxy statements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.