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Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (WAB)

WAB on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Albert Neupaver

68 2018 Executive Chairman of the Board

Rafael Santana

47 2019 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Emilio Fernandez

74 1998 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Patrick Dugan

52 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President -Finance

John Mastalerz

52 2017 Principal Accounting Officer , Senior Vice President - Finance, Controller

David DeNinno

63 2016 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Scott Wahlstrom

55 2016 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Timothy Wesley

57 1999 Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

William Kassling

75 2018 Lead Independent Director

Philippe Alfroid

73 2016 Independent Director

Erwan Faiveley

39 2016 Independent Director

Lee Foster

72 1999 Independent Director

Linda Harty

58 2016 Independent Director

Brian Hehir

65 2007 Independent Director

Michael Howell

71 2003 Independent Director

Kristine Kubacki

2019 Vice President of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Albert Neupaver

Mr. Albert J. Neupaver is Executive Chairman of the Board of the company. He was Chairman of Wabtec since May 2017 to 2018; Executive Chairman of Wabtec from May 2014 to May 2017; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wabtec from May 2013 until May 2014; President and Chief Executive Officer of Wabtec from February 2006 until May 2013; President of the Electromechanical Group of AMETEK, Inc. from 1998 to February 2006. Director of Wabtec Foundation, Carnegie Science Center, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and Koppers Inc.; Member of Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Museums. Member of Robbins & Myers, Inc. Board of Directors from January 2009 to February 2013. Member of Board of Trustees of UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Mr. Neupaver currently is the Chairman of the Board of Wabtec, a position he has held since May 2014. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. During that tenure, Mr. Neupaver led the Company on an unprecedented growth initiative throughout the business cycle. His leadership and business acumen have been critical elements in Wabtec’s recent success. He also serves on the boards of non-profit organizations and other public companies, through which he has gained further insight into corporate governance issues.

Rafael Santana

Mr. Rafael O. Santana has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the company effective July 01, 2019. He was Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wabtec's Freight Segment effective February 25, 2019. Previously, he served as president and chief executive officer of G E Transportation. Before assuming that role in November 2017, Santana held several global leadership positions since joining General Electric Company in 2000.

Emilio Fernandez

Mr. Emilio A. Fernandez is Independent Vice Chairman of the Company. He is Vice Chairman of Wabtec since March 1998; Executive Vice President of Wabtec from prior to 1997 to February 1998. Mr. Fernandez has over 30 years of experience in executive positions in the railroad industry. His knowledge of the rail market, understanding of the Company’s products and his overall business acumen provide the Board with an executive and leadership perspective on our Company and the railroad industry in general.

Patrick Dugan

Mr. Patrick D. Dugan is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of the Company. He was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective December 2016. Previously Mr. Dugan served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since January 2014. Previously, Mr. Dugan was Senior Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller from January 2012 until November 2013. He originally joined Wabtec in 2003 as Vice President, Corporate Controller. Prior to joining Wabtec, Mr. Dugan served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CWI International, Inc. from December 1996 to November 2003. Prior to 1996, Mr. Dugan was a Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

John Mastalerz

Mr. John A. Mastalerz is Senior Vice President of Finance, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. He was named Senior Vice President of Finance, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer in July 2017. Previously, Mr. Mastalerz served as Vice President and Corporate Controller from January 2014 to July 2017. Prior to joining Wabtec, Mr. Mastalerz served in various executive management roles with the H.J. Heinz Company from January 2001 to December 2013, most recently as Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. Prior to 2001, Mr. Mastalerz was a Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

David DeNinno

Mr. David L. DeNinno is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He was named Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company effective December 2016. Previously, Mr. DeNinno served as Sr. Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since February 2012. Previously, Mr. DeNinno served as a partner at K&L Gates LLP since May 2011 and prior to that with Reed Smith LLP.

Scott Wahlstrom

Mr. Scott E. Wahlstrom is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. He was named Executive Vice President, Human Resources effective December 2016. Previously, Mr. Wahlstrom served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources since January 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Wahlstrom has been Vice President, Human Resources, since November 1999. Previously, Mr. Wahlstrom was Vice President, Human Resources & Administration of MotivePower Industries, Inc. from August 1996 until November 1999.

Timothy Wesley

Mr. Timothy R. Wesley is Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications of the Company. He was named Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications in November 1999. Previously, Mr. Wesley was Vice President, Investor and Public Relations of MotivePower Industries, Inc. from August 1996 until November 1999.

William Kassling

Mr. William E. Kassling is Lead Director of the Company. He served as Lead Director of Wabtec since May 2013; Chairman of Wabtec from prior to 1997 to May 2013; Chief Executive Officer of Wabtec from May 2004 to January 2006 and from prior to 1997 to February 2001; President of Wabtec from May 2004 to January 2006 and from prior to 1997 to February 1998. Director of Pittsburgh Penguins Inc., Texas Rangers, Gardner Denver, Inc., the Crosby Group, and Wabtec Foundation. Due to Mr. Kassling’s experience as an officer and director of Wabtec, he has extensive knowledge of the Company and the industry, and has also served as a board member for other publicly traded companies, through which he has gained additional experience in corporate governance. With his vast experience, he provides the Board with broad leadership insight on the management and operations of a public company. Mr. Kassling holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and Bachelors of Science degree in industrial management from Purdue University. He has also received an honorary doctoral degree from Purdue University in 2005.

Philippe Alfroid

Mr. Philippe Alfroid is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Alfroid has served as a director of Essilor International since 1996, serving on the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee; as a director of Gemalto since 2010, serving on the Remuneration Committee as Chairman, as well as the Mergers and Acquisition Committee; as a director of Faiveley Transport, S.A. (from 2009-2016), serving as Chairman of the Supervisory Board; and as a director of Eurogerm since 2011. Mr. Alfroid previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Essilor International, the world leader in ophthalmic optics (1996-2009) and previously held several operational and senior management positions in Essilor International including Chief Financial Officer (1991-1996); and as Chairman of Sperian Protection (2003-2005), a leader in personal protective equipment. Mr. Alfroid has over three decades of experience in executive and board positions in a variety of industries, including the transportation industry and large international companies. His knowledge of the transportation industry, understanding of the Company and his experience as a director of Faiveley Transport, S.A., make him well suited to provide guidance to the Board while Faiveley has been integrated with Wabtec.

Erwan Faiveley

Mr. Erwan Faiveley serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Faiveley was a member of the Board of Faiveley Transport, S.A., a leading provider of value-added, integrated systems and services that now is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wabtec, from January 2005 until December 2016. Mr. Faiveley also has served as President and Chairman of the Board of Financiére Faiveley S.A. and Famille Faiveley Participations S.A.S. since January 2005, and is a Manager (Gérant) of Faivinvest S.C.A. Mr. Faiveley has over 11 years of experience in executive and board positions in the financial and transportation industry. His knowledge of the transportation industry and his experience as a director of Faiveley Transport, S.A. make him well suited to provide guidance to the Board while Faiveley has been integrated with Wabtec.

Lee Foster

Mr. Lee B. Foster, II is Independent Director of the Company. He serves as the Chairman of L.B. Foster Company since 1998; Chief Executive Officer of L.B. Foster Company from prior to 1997 to 2002; President of L.B. Foster Company from prior to 1997 to 2000. Director of L.B. Foster Company, Capital Guidance Ltd., Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad (“DM&E”) from 2001 to October 2007 and Wabtec Foundation. Mr. Foster has had an extensive career within the railroad industry, including 35 years with the L.B. Foster Co., a supplier to the railroad and transit industries, where he has served in a multitude of roles inclu ding President, CEO and Chairman, as well as Director. Mr. Foster brings to the Board not only a solid background within the industry, but also his experience on various boards and committees, including the executive committee of DM&E and the audit and compensation committees of the private company Capital Guidance Ltd.

Linda Harty

Ms. Linda S. Harty is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Harty served as Treasurer of Medtronic, plc., a global leader in medical technology services and solutions, from February 2010 to April 2017. Prior to her tenure with Medtronic, she held executive and management positions with Cardinal Health, RTM Restaurant Group, BellSouth, ConAgra and Kimberly-Clark. Ms. Harty is a member of the Board of Directors of Parker-Hannifin Corporation and serves on the Audit Committee as Chair and as a member of the Finance Committee. Ms. Harty is also a member of the Board of Directors of Syneos Health, serves as lead independent director, and is a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Ms. Harty’s extensive financial expertise, particularly in the areas of treasury, tax, decision support and acquisitions, will serve as a valuable resource to Wabtec’s Board and our management team. Ms. Harty’s insights and perspectives will be especially helpful as the Company continues to strengthen and grow while navigating a challenging global market. In addition, her service to the boards of other publicly traded companies provides further expertise and insight into corporate governance issues.

Brian Hehir

Mr. Brian P. Hehir is Independent Director of the Company. He Retired in June 2008 from Merrill Lynch after 25 years of service; Vice Chairman of Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch from 1999 to 2008. Member of the St. Francis Hospital Board of Trustees from 2011 to 2016. Member of Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies Board of Visitors from October 2003 to February 2011; Member of University of Connecticut Health Center Board of Directors from November 2005 to July 2009; Member from 2004 to 2010 and Treasurer from 2006 to 2010 of U.S. Lacrosse Foundation Board of Directors. Mr. Hehir has had an extensive career in global financial markets with over 30 years of experience working in investment banking, financing, corporate advisory services and capital markets. In this capacity, he advised clients on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions, which are an integral part of Wabtec’s growth strategy. His experience from the highly regulated investment banking industry also provides the Board with a critical perspective on risk management.

Michael Howell

Mr. Michael W. D. Howell is Independent Director of the Company. He is Chief Executive Officer of Transport Initiatives Edinburgh Limited from May 2002 to July 2006; Chairman of FPT Group Limited for six years starting in April 1998; Chairman of EVO Electric Limited, London, from September 2007 to February 2012. Member of Council (Board) of the University of Leeds, UK from September, 2016; Director of Hutchison China Meditech Limited, Hong Kong from May 2006 to March 2017; Member of Court (Director) of Clothworkers’ Company, London since 1999; Master (Chairman) of Clothworkers’ Company, London 2014 and 2015; Chairman of Trustees of City & Guilds of London Institute from September 2006 to October 2012. Mr. Howell has 35 years of experience from executive and board positions with various companies in the railroad business, such as Cummins Engine Company, Inc., GE Canada, Inc., General Electric Company, Inc., Railtrack Group PLC and Transport Initiatives Edinburgh Limited. His understanding of many aspects of the United States and international railroad industries, as well as his CEO and Chairman experience, provides the Board with a broad and relevant background regarding the management and operations of a growing public company in the railroad industry.

Kristine Kubacki

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