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Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc (WAIR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Randy Snyder

67 2014 Chairman of the Board

Alexander Murray

47 2017 President, Chief Operating Officer

Todd Renehan

53 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kerry Shiba

62 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Daniel Snow

44 2016 Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer

Chris King

45 2016 Vice President - Finance, Global Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

Dayne Baird

40 2010 Independent Director

Thomas Bancroft

50 2015 Independent Director

Paul Fulchino

70 2008 Independent Director

Jay Haberland

66 2011 Independent Director

Scott Kuechle

57 2012 Independent Director

Adam Palmer

44 2006 Independent Director

Robert Paulson

71 2006 Independent Director

Jennifer Pollino

52 2014 Independent Director

Norton Schwartz

64 2013 Independent Director

Jeff Misakian

2014 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Randy Snyder

Mr. Randy J. Snyder is Chairman of the Board of Company. He served as our President and Chief Executive Officer from 1977 until 2014, and has been the Chairman of the Board since 2006. The Board has concluded that Mr. Snyder should serve on the Board based upon his intimate knowledge of our operations and his role in leading our transition from a small niche distributor to the world’s leading distributor and provider of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry, based on annual sales.

Alexander Murray

Mr. Alexander Murray is President, Chief Operating Officer of Company. He joined Wesco in 2000 and has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer (previously, Vice President of Global Operations) since 2010. He previously served as the company's EU Managing Director from 2005 to 2010, Director of Contract Business from 2003 to 2005 and Logistics Manager from 2000 to 2003. Prior to Wesco, Mr. Murray's career in the logistics, procurement and supply chain industries started at BAE Systems, a global defense, security and aerospace company.

Todd Renehan

Mr. Todd Renehan is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Company effective April 26, 2017. He joined Wesco as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer following Wesco's acquisition of Haas Group International, where he served as President from 2013 until the acquisition in 2014. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Renehan was Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Haas Group International. In 2010, Mr. Renehan served as Chief Commercial Officer for Damco, a division of Maersk, and from 1985 to 2009, he worked in various capacities for global transportation services provider Ryder System, Inc., ultimately serving as Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Rental.

Kerry Shiba

Mr. Kerry A. Shiba is Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of the company. He has over 40 years of experience in the finance and accounting organizations of multi-national corporations, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Superior Industries International, Inc. (“Superior”), a publicly-traded global manufacturer of aluminum wheels for the automotive industry, from 2010 to 2017. Before joining Superior, Mr. Shiba served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial and Restructuring Officer and President of the Original Equipment Business Unit at Remy International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of rotating electrical components for the automotive industry, from 2006 to 2008. Prior to that, he served in roles of increasing responsibility within the finance and accounting organization at Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (“Kaiser Aluminum”), a leading producer of fabricated aluminum products for aerospace, general engineering, automotive and custom industrial applications, from 1998 to 2006. Mr. Shiba’s tenure at Kaiser Aluminum included service as Vice President and Controller, Fabricated Products Group from 1998 to 2002; Vice President and Treasurer from 2002 to 2004; and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2006. Prior to joining Kaiser Aluminum, he served in various roles within the finance and accounting organization at The B.F. Goodrich Company (“Goodrich”), a leading global supplier of systems and services to the aerospace and defense industry and chemical products, from 1981 to 1998, concluding his career at Goodrich as the Vice President and Controller of Specialty Chemicals. Mr. Shiba began his career at Ernst & Young, L.L.P., where he served on the audit staff, and later as a consultant, from 1978 to 1981. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Political Science from Baldwin Wallace College.

Daniel Snow

Mr. Daniel C. Daniel is Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer of the company. He joined the Company in July 2015, initially serving as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Process Development. In his current role, Mr. Snow is responsible for strategic sourcing, materials management, and direct and indirect procurement, while also overseeing strategy and business process development. Mr. Snow has more than 30 years of experience in the aerospace and defense industry, having served in senior leadership positions in supplier management and strategic planning, as well as program management. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Vice President and General Manager, Landing Systems at UTC Aerospace from 2014 through 2015, where he oversaw the regional and business aircraft units. Mr. Snow joined UTC Aerospace through the acquisition of Goodrich in 2012, and from 2011 through 2014, he served as Vice President and General Manager, Landing Systems at UTC Aerospace (previously Goodrich), where he led the integration and business transformation of landing gear and wheels and brakes business units. Mr. Snow has worked in progressive supplier management, operations and program management leadership positions with Goodrich/UTC, Boeing, the Case Corporation and McDonnell Douglas.

Chris King

Mr. Chris D. King, CPA, serves as Vice President - Finance, Global Controller, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. King has over 20 years of experience in business planning, financial reporting, capital markets and mergers and acquisitions, most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer at ICON Aircraft, a venture capital-backed light sport aircraft manufacturer, a position he has held since 2012. Prior to that, Mr. King served as Chief Financial Officer at MRV Communications, Inc., a global provider of packet and optical solutions for services providers, data center operations and enterprises, from 2008 through 2012. He also previously served as Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer at GoldPocket Interactive, Inc. (“GoldPocket”), a digital and interactive media technology company, from 2000 through 2005, and after GoldPocket’s acquisition by Tandberg Television, Inc. (“Tandberg”) in 2005, as Senior Vice President, Finance at Tandberg until 2007. Mr. King began his career in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he worked from 1993 through 2000. He is a certified public accountant.

Dayne Baird

Mr. Dayne A. Baird is Independent Director of Company. He is a Principal at The Carlyle Group ("Carlyle") where he focuses on U.S. buyout opportunities in the aerospace, defense and government services sectors. Mr. Baird has been with Carlyle since 2003. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Baird worked in the mergers and acquisitions and global industrial groups of Lehman Brothers from 2000 to 2003, where he focused on transactions in the industrial, aerospace and defense sectors. Mr. Baird also currently serves on the board of directors of Novetta Solutions and Landmark Aviation, where he is a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee, and previously served on the board of directors of ARINC Incorporated, where he was a member of the Audit Committee.

Thomas Bancroft

Mr. Thomas M. Bancroft III is Independent Director of Company, Mr. Bancroft founded Makaira Partners LLC ("Makaira Partners") in 2007, and currently serves as its Managing Member, Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer. Makaira Partners is a private investment management firm based in La Jolla, California that manages investment partnerships for individuals, family offices, endowments and non-profit organizations. Prior to founding Makaira Partners, Mr. Bancroft spent thirteen years, the last six as the Portfolio Manager and Senior Managing Director, at Plaza Investment Managers, Inc. ("Plaza Investment Managers"), a wholly owned investment subsidiary of GEICO Corporation ("GEICO"). Plaza managed a $3.5 billion equity portfolio for GEICO, an auto insurance subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway. Mr. Bancroft began his career as a staff writer and reporter for Financial World Magazine and Forbes Magazine, respectively. Mr. Bancroft currently serves as a Trustee of Francis Parker School in San Diego and is the Chair of the Investment Committee. The Board has concluded that Mr. Bancroft should serve as a director based on the unique perspective that he brings as a significant shareholder of the Company through his position as Managing Member, Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer of Makaira Partners, as well as his prior experience at Plaza Investment Managers, Inc. Mr. Bancroft was appointed to the Board pursuant to a cooperation agreement dated February 20, 2015 between the Company and Makaira Partners.

Paul Fulchino

Mr. Paul E. Fulchino is Independent Director of Company. He served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aviall, Inc., a leading solutions provider of aftermarket supply-chain management services for the aerospace and defense industries, which became a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company ("Boeing") on September 20, 2006. Mr. Fulchino had previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of BE Aerospace, Inc. from 1996 to 1999 and President and Vice Chairman of Mercer Management Consulting, Inc. from 1990 to 1996. Mr. Fulchino currently serves as a senior advisor to Boeing. He also currently serves on the board of directors of Spirit Aerosystems, Inc. ("Spirit"), where he is a member of the Compensation Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.The Board has concluded that Mr. Fulchino should serve as a director because he brings a unique perspective to the Board regarding the global aerospace industry, particularly as a result of his extensive experience in the aerospace MRO industry. In addition, as a result of his current service as a director of Spirit, Mr. Fulchino brings valuable knowledge to the Board about the operations, compensation programs and corporate governance of another public company.

Jay Haberland

Mr. Jay L. Haberland is Independent Director of the Company. He retired from UTC, a publicly traded provider of high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries, in 2008 after over 14 years of service at the company. During his 14 years at UTC, Mr. Haberland held various senior management positions, including Vice President of Business Controls from 2003 until 2008, Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of UTC, from 1999 until 2003, Vice President and Controller from 1996 until 1999, Acting Chief Financial Officer from 1997 until 1998 and Director of Internal Audit from 1994 until 1996. Prior to joining UTC, he served in a variety of capacities at The Black & Decker Corporation (now Stanley Black & Decker) (“Black & Decker”) from 1986 until 1994, including Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Commercial and Industrial Group, Vice President & General Auditor and Director of Internal Audit for Emhart Corporation, a manufacturing company that was acquired by Black & Decker. Mr. Haberland began his career at Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), where he worked from 1973 until 1986. Mr. Haberland also currently serves as a director of Ducommun Incorporated (“Ducommun”) and National Technical Systems, Inc., and is chairman of the Audit Committee for both. Mr. Haberland is also a member of the board of trustees of Alfred University, where he is chairman of the Audit Committee and the vice chairman of the Finance Committee.

Scott Kuechle

Mr. Scott E. Kuechle is Independent Director of Company. From 2005 until his retirement in 2012, Mr. Kuechle served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Goodrich Corporation ("Goodrich"), a leading global supplier of systems and services to the aerospace and defense industry. Prior to that, Mr. Kuechle served as Goodrich's Corporate Controller from 2004 until 2005, Corporate Treasurer from 1998 until 2004, Director of Finance and Banking (Assistant Treasurer) from 1994 until 1998, Director of Finance for one of Goodrich's Business Units from 1989 until 1994 and in various financial roles in Goodrich's Corporate and Business Segment Offices from 1983 until 1989. Mr. Kuechle also currently serves on the board of directors of Esterline Technology Corporation ("Esterline"), where he is chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Strategy and Technology Committee, and Kaman Corporation ("Kaman"), where he is chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee.

Adam Palmer

Mr. Adam Joseph Palmer is Independent Director of Company. He is a Managing Director of Carlyle and has been the Head of the Global Aerospace and Defense sector team since 2011. Mr. Palmer joined Carlyle in 1996 as a member of the Aerospace, Defense and Government Services sector team. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Palmer was with Lehman Brothers focusing on mergers, acquisitions and financings for defense electronics and information services companies. He also currently serves on the board of directors of Dynamic Precision Group, Global Jet Capital, Landmark Aviation, Novetta Solutions, Sequa Corporation and Triumph Group, Inc., where he serves on the Finance Committee and Compensation Committee, and previously served on the board of directors of RPK Capital Management Group, LLC.The Board has concluded that Mr. Palmer should serve as a director because, in addition to his demonstrated leadership as a Managing Director of Carlyle and his extensive experience in private equity and investment banking, he brings additional perspectives to the Board about the global aerospace and defense industries. In addition, as a result of his current service as a director of Dynamic Precision Group, Global Jet Capital, Landmark Aviation, Novetta Solutions, Sequa Corporation and Triumph Group, Inc., where he serves on the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee, Mr. Palmer brings valuable knowledge to the Board about the operations, compensation programs and corporate governance of other companies.

Robert Paulson

Mr. Robert D. Paulson is Independent Director of Company. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Aerostar Capital LLC, a private equity investment firm, since he founded the firm in 1997. Prior to founding Aerostar Capital, Mr. Paulson retired from McKinsey & Company, Inc., an international management consulting firm, where he had served as the Los Angeles Office Manager from 1982 to 1989, led the Global Aerospace and Defense Practice from 1985 to 1997 and was twice elected to McKinsey's board of directors. He also currently serves on the board of directors of Ducommun Incorporated ("Ducommun"), where he is the independent lead director and is also a member of the Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, and previously served on the board of directors of Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. ("NHP") (Mr. Paulson also served on the board of Ventas, Inc. ("Ventas") after it acquired NHP in 2011).

Jennifer Pollino

Ms. Jennifer M. Pollino is Independent Director of Company. She has served as an Executive Coach and Consultant at JMPollino, LLC since 2012. Prior to that, Ms. Pollino served as Executive Vice President—Human Resources and Communications at Goodrich from 2005 to 2012. Ms. Pollino also served in various general management and financial roles for several Goodrich manufacturing and service operating divisions between 1992 and 2005. Ms. Pollino currently serves on the Board of Directors of Crane Co., where she is a member of the Audit Committee and the Management Organization and Compensation Committee, and Kaman, where she serves on the Personnel and Compensation Committee. She previously served on the Board of Directors of the Society for Human Resources Management, where she was a member of the Audit Committee. The Board has concluded that Ms. Pollino should serve as a director based on her prior experience as a senior executive at Goodrich and her current service as a director of Crane Co. and Kaman. In particular, the Board believes that Ms. Pollino's familiarity with accounting, finance, operations, general management, human resources and corporate governance will allow for her to bring strong leadership, valuable insights and a unique perspective to the Board.

Norton Schwartz

Gen. Norton A. Schwartz is Independent Director of Company. He has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Business Executives for National Security since 2013. In 2012, General Schwartz retired from the United States Air Force after nearly 40 years of service. From 2008 to 2012, he was the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, serving as the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of active duty, guard and reserve forces and civilian workforce serving in the United States and overseas. As Chief of Staff, General Schwartz was a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff providing military advice to the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council and the President. Prior to that, he served as Commander of the United States Transportation Command from 2005 to 2008 and Director for Operations and Director of the Joint Staff from 2002 to 2005. General Schwartz currently serves on the board of directors of Aurora Flight Sciences ("Aurora"), CAE, USA Inc. ("CAE USA") and the Air Force Association, as well as the board of trustees of the Institute for Defense Analyses. The Board has concluded that General Schwartz should serve as a director because, in addition to the leadership he has demonstrated throughout his distinguished military career, he brings extensive knowledge to the Board about the military aerospace industry. In addition, as a result of his current service as a director or trustee of Aurora, CAE USA, the Institute for Defense Analyses and the Air Force Association, General Schwartz brings valuable knowledge to the Board about the operations, compensation programs and corporate governance of other companies and organizations.

Jeff Misakian

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