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Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (WAB.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Albert Neupaver

66 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Raymond Betler

61 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Emilio Fernandez

72 1998 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Patrick Dugan

50 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President -Finance

John Mastalerz

50 2016 Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance, Corporate Controller

Stephane Rambaud-Measson

54 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Director

David DeNinno

61 2016 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Scott Wahlstrom

53 2016 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

R. Mark Cox

48 2016 Executive Vice President - Corporate Development

Guillaume Bouhours

40 2016 Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer - Transit Segment

Timothy Wesley

55 1999 Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

William Kassling

73 2013 Lead Director

Philippe Alfroid

72 2016 Independent Director

Robert Brooks

73 2004 Independent Director

Erwan Faiveley

37 2016 Independent Director

Lee Foster

70 1999 Independent Director

Linda Harty

57 2016 Independent Director

Brian Hehir

63 2007 Independent Director

Michael Howell

69 2003 Independent Director

Nickolas Vande Steeg

74 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Albert Neupaver

Mr. Albert J. Neupaver is Executive Chairman of the Board of the company. He was 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 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. Mr. Neupaver currently is the Executive 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.

Raymond Betler

Mr. Raymond T. Betler serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of Wabtec from May 2013 until May 2014; Chief Operating Officer of Wabtec from December 2010 until May 2013; Vice President and Group Executive of the Transit Group of Wabtec from August 2008 until December 2010; President, Total Transit Systems for Bombardier Transportation from 2004 to 2008; various executive roles from 1979 to 2004 within Bombardier Transportations and its predecessors (Westinghouse, AEG Transportation and ABB Daimler-Benz Transportation (Adtranz)). Director of Dollar Bank, Carnegie Science Center and Wabtec Foundation. Mr. Betler currently is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Wabtec, a position he has held since May 2014. As a member of the Company’s Executive Office since 2008 and as Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2014, he has helped to lead the Company on an unprecedented record of growth. His leadership, business acumen and more than three decades of experience in the transportation industry have played an important role in Wabtec’s recent success. Through his service on corporate and non-profit boards, he has developed insight into corporate governance and public company issues.

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. He served as a 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.

Patrick Dugan

Mr. Patrick D. Dugan is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of the Company. He 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. A Certified Public Accountant, Dugan graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in accounting, and earned an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.

John Mastalerz

Mr. John A. Mastalerz is Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance, Corporate Controller of the Company. He served as Vice President and Corporate Controller from January 2014 to January 2016. 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.

Stephane Rambaud-Measson

Mr. Stephane Rambaud-Measson serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Director of the Company. He was Executive Vice President; President and Chief Executive Officer - Transit Segment of the Company. He was Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer of Faiveley Transport from April 2014 until November 30, 2016. Prior to that position, he served as Executive Vice President of Faiveley Transport from March 2014 to April 2014. Prior to joining Faiveley Transport, Mr. Rambaud-Measson was Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Verkehr. Prior to that, Mr. Rambaud-Measson served in various management roles at Bombardier Transport including President of the Passengers Division beginning in 2008. Before that, in 2005, he was appointed President of Mainline & Metro after serving as Group Vice President Project Management and Administration, which he began in 2004.

David DeNinno

Mr. David L. DeNinno is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He 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 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.

R. Mark Cox

Mr. R. Mark Cox is Executive Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. He has been with Wabtec since September 2006 as Vice President, Corporate Development. Prior to joining Wabtec, Mr. Cox served as Director of Business Development for the Electrical Group of Eaton Corporation since 2002. Prior to joining Eaton, Mr. Cox was an investment banker with UBS Warburg, Prudential and Stephens.

Guillaume Bouhours

Mr. Guillaume Bouhours is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer - Transit Segment of the Company. He Prior to that, Mr. Bouhours served as Chief Financial Officer for Faiveley Transport since September 2010 and as a member of the Faiveley Transport Management Board since April 2011.

Timothy Wesley

Mr. Timothy R. Wesley is Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications of the Company. He 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, SmartOps, Inc., 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.

Philippe Alfroid

Mr. Philippe Alfroid is Independent Director of the Company. He 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.

Robert Brooks

Mr. Robert J. Brooks is Independent Director of the Company. He is Executive Vice President of Wabtec from November 1999 to March 2004; Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Wabtec since prior to 1997 to March 2003. Executive Committee, Board of Trustees, Franklin & Marshall College since 2006; Mayor of Murrysville, Pennsylvania since January 2010; NASDAQ Nominating Committee since 2009; Southwestern Pennsylvania Planning Commission, since 2012. Mr. Brooks had an extensive career as an executive at Wabtec, including serving as its Chief Financial Officer for many years. His thorough knowledge of Wabtec and the rail industry, and his financial background and experience have enabled him to provide an important executive and leadership perspective to the Board and to the Company.

Erwan Faiveley

Mr. Erwan Faiveley serves as Independent Director of the Company. He was a member of the Board of Faiveley Transport, S.A. from January 2005 until December 2016. Mr. Faiveley is also President and Chairman of the Board of Financiére Faiveley S.A. and Famille Faiveley Participations S.A.S. since January 2005, and 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 as Faiveley is integrated into 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 including 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. She has served as Treasurer of Medtronic, Inc. since February 2010. 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.

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 present. 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.

Michael Howell

Mr. Michael William Davis 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. Director of Hutchison China Meditech Limited, Hong Kong since May 2006; 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.

Nickolas Vande Steeg

Mr. Nickolas W. Vande Steeg is Independent Director of the Company. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Trimble Navigation Limited since 2003 and Gardner Denver, Inc. since August 2013; retired in March 2007 from Parker Hannifin Corporation as President, Chief Operating Officer and Director after 35 years with the company. Mr. Vande Steeg retired in 2007 with 35 years of experience in a Fortune 500 company where he most recently held the title of President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Vande Steeg’s leadership and operational background in a large public company, and particularly his knowledge of international operational management, as well as strategic pricing, purchasing and lean manufacturing, makes him well-suited to provide guidance and insight to the Board of a large international public company.