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Trex Company Inc (TREX.N)

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11 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ronald Kaplan

66 2015 Chairman of the Board

James Cline

65 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Bryan Fairbanks

47 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

William Gupp

57 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Jay Scripter

53 2016 Vice President - Operations

Christopher Gerhard

44 2012 Vice President - Sales

Adam Zambanini

40 2011 Vice President - Marketing

Frank Merlotti

66 2014 Lead independent Director

Michael Golden

63 2013 Independent Director

Jay Gratz

64 2014 Independent Director

Richard Posey

70 2009 Independent Director

Patricia Robinson

64 2000 Independent Director

Gerald Volas

62 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ronald Kaplan

Mr. Ronald W. Kaplan is the Chairman of the Board of Trex Company, Inc. He retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on August 17, 2015, and remains the Chairman. He served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company between May 2010 and August 2015. From January 2008 to May 2010, Mr. Kaplan served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. From February 2006 through December 2007, Mr. Kaplan served as Chief Executive Officer of Continental Global Group, Inc., a manufacturer of bulk material handling systems. For 26 years prior to this, he was employed by Harsco Corporation, an international industrial services and products company, at which he served in a number of capacities, including as Senior Vice President-Operations, and, from 1994 through 2005, as President of Harsco’s Gas Technologies Group, which manufactures containment and control equipment for the global gas industry. Mr. Kaplan also serves on the Board of Directors of Caesarstone Sdot-Yam, Ltd., a company engaged in the manufacture and sale of engineered stone surfaces used for kitchen countertops, vanity tops and tiles. He received a B.A. degree in economics from Alfred University and an M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Kaplan was hired by the Company in January 2008 as its President and Chief Executive Officer.

James Cline

Mr. James E. Cline is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Trex Company, Inc. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer between August 2013 and August 2015, and as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer between March 2008 and July 2013. Mr. Cline served from July 2005 through December 2007 as the President of Harsco GasServ, a subsidiary of Harsco Corporation and a manufacturer of containment and control equipment for the global gas industry. From January 2008 through February 2008, in connection with the purchase of Harsco GasServ by Taylor-Wharton International LLC, which was owned by Windpoint Partners Company, Mr. Cline served as a consultant to the buyers by providing transition management and financial services. From April 1994 through June 2005, Mr. Cline served as the Vice President and Controller of Harsco GasServ. Mr. Cline served in various capacities with Huffy Corporation from June 1976 to February 1994, including as the Director of Finance of its True Temper Hardware subsidiary, a manufacturer of lawn care and construction products. Mr. Cline received a B.S.B.A. degree in accounting from Bowling Green State University. Mr. Cline was appointed to the Board in August 2015 upon his promotion to President and Chief Executive Officer.

Bryan Fairbanks

Mr. Bryan Horix Fairbanks is the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Trex Company, Inc. He has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since August 2015. Between March 2006 and August 2015, he served as Senior Director, Supply Chain, and between September 2012 and August 2015 he concurrently served as Executive Director, International Business Development. Between May 2004 and March 2006, he served as Director, Financial Planning and Analysis. From August 1994 to May 2004, Mr. Fairbanks served in numerous senior finance roles with the Ford Motor Company. Mr. Fairbanks received a B.S. Degree in accounting from the University of Dayton and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

William Gupp

Mr. William R. Gupp is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Trex Company, Inc. Mr. Gupp served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company since August 2014. From October 2009 to August 2014, Mr. Gupp served as Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary, and from May 2001 to October 2009, Mr. Gupp served as Vice President and General Counsel. From March 1993 to May 2001, Mr. Gupp was employed by Harsco Corporation, an international industrial services and products company, most recently as Senior Counsel and Director-Corporate Development. From August 1985 to March 1993, Mr. Gupp was employed by the law firm of Harter, Secrest & Emery. Mr. Gupp received a B.S. degree in accounting from Syracuse University and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Jay Scripter

Mr. Jay T. Scripter is the Vice President - Operations of Trex Company, Inc. He has served as Vice President, Operations of the Company since January 2016. From February 2015 to January 2016, Mr. Scripter served as Senior Vice President Operations of FXI, a manufacturer of polyurethane foam products for a number of industries including home furnishings, automotive, medical and electronics. From July 2008 to October 2015, Mr. Scripter served in various operational roles at Owens Illinois, a manufacturer of glass containers primarily for the food and beverage industry, most recently as Vice President Integrated Operations — North America. From June 2003 to May 2008, Mr. Scripter served in various roles at H.B. Fuller Company, a manufacturer of adhesives for building products as well as consumer goods, most recently as Vice President North America. Prior to 2003, Mr. Scripter served in various leadership roles within the building products industry. Mr. Scripter earned a B.S. Degree in mechanical engineering from South Dakota State University and an M.B.A. degree from Drake University.

Christopher Gerhard

Mr. Christopher Paul Gerhard is the Vice President - Sales of Trex Company, Inc. He has served as Vice President, Sales of the Company since June 2012. From May 2006 through June 2012, Mr. Gerhard served in a number of capacities at the Company, most recently as Director, Field Sales. From 2002 to May 2006, Mr. Gerhard served in various capacities with Kraft Foods North America, a manufacturer of food and beverages, most recently as Southeast Region Customer Category Manager. Mr. Gerhard received a B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina—Greensboro, and a Masters in Science from Ohio University.

Adam Zambanini

Mr. Adam D. Zambanini is the Vice President, Marketing of Trex Company, Inc. He has served as Vice President, Marketing of the Company since January 2011. From September 2005 through December 2010, Mr. Zambanini served in a number of capacities at the Company, most recently as Director, Marketing. From January 2000 through September 2005, Mr. Zambanini was employed by Rubbermaid Commercial Products, most recently as Product Manager. Mr. Zambanini received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Penn State University, and a M.B.A. degree from Averett University.

Frank Merlotti

Mr. Frank H. Merlotti, Jr. is the Lead independent Director of Trex Company, Inc. He served as President of the Coalesse business unit of Steelcase, Inc., a manufacturer of office furniture and furniture systems, from October 2006 until his retirement in September 2013, and as President of Steelcase North America from September 2002 through September 2006. Mr. Merlotti served as President and Chief Executive Officer of G&T Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of fabricated foam and soft-surface materials for the marine, office furniture and commercial building industries, from August 1999 to September 2002. From 1991 through 1999, Mr. Merlotti served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Furniture Company, a Steelcase Design Partnership company. From 1985 through 1990, Mr. Merlotti served as General Manager of the Business Furniture Division of G&T Industries.

Michael Golden

Mr. Michael F. Golden is an Independent Director of Trex Company, Inc. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Smith and Wesson Holding Corporation, a manufacturer of firearms and firearms-related products and accessories, from December 2004 until his retirement in September 2011, and currently serves as a director of such company. Mr. Golden was employed in various executive positions with the Kohler Company, which manufactures kitchen and bath plumbing fixtures, furniture, tile, engines, and generators, and operates resorts, from February 2002 until December 2004, with his most recent position being the President of its Cabinetry Division. Mr. Golden was the President of Sales for the Industrial/Construction Group of the Stanley Works Company, which manufactures tools and hardware, from 1999 until 2002; Vice President of Sales for Kohler’s North American Plumbing Group from 1996 until 1998; and Vice President, Sales and Marketing for a division of The Black & Decker Corporation, which manufactures tools and hardware, where he was employed from 1981 until 1996. Mr. Golden also serves on the Board of Directors of Quest Resources Holding Corporation, a company that provides management programs to reuse, recycle, and dispose of various waste streams and recyclables in the United States. He received a B.S. degree in Marketing from Pennsylvania State University and a M.B.A. degree from Emory University.

Jay Gratz

Mr. Jay M. Gratz is an Independent Director of Trex Company, Inc. Mr. Gratz has served as the Chief Financial Officer of VisTracks, Inc., an application enabling platform service provider, since March 2010, and a director of such company since April 2010. Mr. Gratz was a partner in Tatum LLC, a national executive services and consulting firm that focuses on the needs of the Office of the CFO between February 2010 and March 2010. From October 2007 through February 2010, Mr. Gratz was an independent consultant. From 1999 through October 2007, Mr. Gratz served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ryerson Inc., a metals processor and distributor, and as President of Ryerson Coil Processing Division from November 2001 until October 2007. Mr. Gratz served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Inland Steel Industries, a steel company, from 1994 through 1998, and served in various other positions, including Vice President of Finance, within that company since 1975. Mr. Gratz is a Certified Public Accountant. He received a B.A. degree in economics from State University of New York in Buffalo and an M.B.A. degree from Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Richard Posey

Mr. Richard E. Posey is an Independent Director of Trex Company, Inc. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Moen Incorporated, a manufacturer of faucets, from January 2002 until his retirement in September 2007. Prior to joining Moen, Mr. Posey was President and Chief Executive Officer of Hamilton Beach / Proctor Silex, Inc., a manufacturer of small kitchen appliances, for five years. Mr. Posey began his career at S.C. Johnson & Son, a supplier of cleaning and other household products, where for 22 years he served in a series of increasingly responsible management positions, both overseas and in the U.S., culminating with Executive Vice President, Consumer Products, North America. Mr. Posey is a Founding Trustee, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering Foundation. He received a B.A. degree in English from The University of Southern California and a M.B.A. degree from The University of Michigan.

Patricia Robinson

Ms. Patricia B. Robinson is an Independent Director of Trex Company, Inc. Ms. Robinson has been an independent consultant since 1999. From 1977 to 1998, Ms. Robinson served in a variety of positions with Mead Corporation, a forest products company, including President of Mead School and Office Products, Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Planning, President of Gilbert Paper, Plant Manager of a specialty machinery facility and Product Manager for new packaging product introductions. She received a B.A. degree in economics from Duke University and a M.B.A. degree from the Darden School at the University of Virginia. Ms. Robinson was appointed to the Board in November 2000 as one of the first outside independent directors of the Company due to her professional experience as a President of a consumer products company and her experience with strategic planning and new product introductions.

Gerald Volas

Mr. Gerald Volas is an Independent Director of Trex Company, Inc. Mr. Volas has served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of TopBuild Corp., a leading installer and distributor of insulation products, since June 2015. Between 1982 and June 2015, Mr. Volas was employed by Masco Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of brand-name products for the home improvement and new home construction industries, in various positions of increasing responsibility. Between February 2005 and June 2015, he served as a Group Executive responsible for almost all of Masco’s operating companies. From April 2001 to February 2005, he served as President of Liberty Hardware, a Masco operating company, from January 1996 to April 2001, he served as a Group Controller supporting a variety of Masco operating companies, and from May 1982 to January 1996, he served in progressive financial roles including Vice President/Controller at BrassCraft Manufacturing Company, a Masco operating company. Mr. Volas is a Certified Public Accountant. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ronald Kaplan

171,178

James Cline

2,504,290

Bryan Fairbanks

988,373

William Gupp

1,208,040

Jay Scripter

1,079,400

Christopher Gerhard

860,349

Adam Zambanini

860,392

Frank Merlotti

149,000

Michael Golden

133,500

Jay Gratz

139,000

Richard Posey

137,504

Patricia Robinson

131,500

Gerald Volas

133,500
As Of  30 Dec 2016

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