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Wabash National Corp (WNC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martin Jischke

76 2007 Independent Chairman of the Board

Brent Yeagy

47 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Jeffery Taylor

52 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Melanie Margolin

2018 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

William Pitchford

63 2013 Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Assistant Secretary

Kevin Page

56 2017 Senior Vice President and Group President - Diversified Products

Michael Pettit

43 2018 Senior Vice President – Group President of Final Mile Products

Dustin Smith

40 2017 Senior Vice President and Group President - Commercial Trailer Products

John Boss

58 2017 Independent Director

John Kunz

53 2011 Independent Director

Larry Magee

63 2005 Independent Director

Ann Murtlow

57 2013 Independent Director

Scott Sorensen

56 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Martin Jischke

Dr. Martin C. Jischke, Ph.D. is Independent Chairman of the Board of WABASH NATIONAL CORPORATION. He served as President of Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, from August 2000 until his retirement in July 2007. Dr. Jischke became Chairman of our Board of Directors at the 2007 Annual Meeting. Dr. Jischke also serves as a Director of Vectren Corporation, and on the Board of Trustees of the Illinois Institute of Technology. Dr. Jischke has served in leadership positions, including as President, of four major research universities in the United States, in which he was charged with the strategic and financial leadership of each organization. He was also previously appointed as a Special Assistant to the United States Secretary of Transportation.

Brent Yeagy

Mr. Brent L. Yeagy has been appointed President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company effective June 2, 2018. He had been Senior Vice President – Group President of Commercial Trailer Products Group from June 2013 to October 2016. Previously, he served as Vice President and General Manager for the Commercial Trailer Products Group from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Yeagy has held numerous operations related roles since joining Wabash National in February 2003. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Yeagy held various roles within Human Resources, Environmental Engineering and Safety Management for Delco Remy International from July 1999 through February 2003. Mr. Yeagy served in various Plant Engineering roles at Rexnord Corporation from December 1995 through July 1997. Mr. Yeagy is a veteran of the United States Navy, serving from 1991 to 1994. He received his Masters of Business Administration from Anderson University and his Master and Bachelor degrees in Science from Purdue University. He is also a graduate of the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business Program in Executive Management and the Stanford Executive Program.

Jeffery Taylor

Mr. Jeffery Lee Taylor is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He joined the company in July 2012 as Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations and was promoted to Vice President – Acting Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in June 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Taylor was with King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from May 2006 to July 2011 as Vice President, Finance – Technical Operations, and with Eastman Chemical Company from June 1997 to May 2006 where he served in various positions of increasing responsibility within finance, accounting, investor relations and business management, including its Global Business Controller – Coatings, Adhesives, Specialty Polymers & Inks. Mr. Taylor earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Arizona State University.

Melanie Margolin

Ms. Melanie D. Margolin is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. Prior to joining Wabash National, Margolin was Deputy General Counsel at Cummins Inc., a $20 billion (2017) global company that designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad portfolio of power solutions. Prior to joining Cummins in 2013, she was an equity partner with Frost Brown Todd in Indianapolis, Indiana, from 2000 to 2013. Margolin earned a Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications from the University of Illinois. She has also completed the Finance for Executives program at Harvard Business School.

William Pitchford

Mr. William D. Pitchford is Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Assistant Secretary of the Company. He joined the Company in December 2011 as Vice President – Human Resources with an extensive Human Resource background including executive leadership and management, training and development, employee relations, compensation planning and organizational design. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Pitchford served as Vice President - Human Resources for Rio Tinto Alcan Corporation in Chicago, Illinois, from January 2009 to December 2010 and was with Ford Motor Company for more than 30 years where he held a variety of key leadership positions including Human Resources Director, Labor Relations Director and Senior Human Resources Manager. Mr. Pitchford holds a Master of Arts degree in Personnel Management from Central Michigan and a Bachelors of Science degree from Indiana State University.

Kevin Page

Mr. Kevin Page serves as Senior Vice President and Group President - Diversified Products of the Company. Mr. Page joined Wabash National in February 2017 as Vice President and General Manager, Final Mile and Distributed Services. Prior to Wabash National, he was Interim President of Truck Accessories Group, LLC from 2015 to 2016, and Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development from 2012 to 2015. He served as President of Universal Trailer Cargo Group from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Page also had a long career at Utilimaster Corporation serving in various sales roles, including as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Page has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wabash College and an MBA (Executive) from Notre Dame. Throughout his career he has also completed programs at the University of Chicago, Harvard Business School, University of Michigan and American Management Association.

Michael Pettit

Mr. Michael N. Pettit is Group President - Final Mile Products and Senior Vice President of the Company effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Pettit has served as Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations since 2014, concurrently serving as the integration leader for Supreme since August 2017. He joined Wabash National in 2012 as Director of Finance for Commercial Trailer Products. Prior to Wabash National, from 1998 to 2012, Mr. Pettit held various finance positions with increasing responsibility at Ford Motor Company. In his new role he reports to President and Chief Operating Officer Brent Yeagy.

Dustin Smith

Mr. Dustin Smith serves as Senior Vice President and Group President - Commercial Trailer Products of the Company. Mr. Smith previously served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Trailer Products, since October 2016. He joined Wabash National in 2007 and has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including Director of Finance and Vice President of Manufacturing, Commercial Trailer Products. Prior to Wabash National, from 2000 to 2007, Mr. Smith held various positions at Ford Motor Company across both product development and manufacturing divisions.

John Boss

Mr. John G. Boss is Director of the Company. His career spans more than 30 years in the specialty chemicals and materials industry. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Momentive Performance Materials Inc., and MPM Holdings Inc., a position he has held since December 15, 2014.Mr. Boss has also served as a director of MPM Holdings, Inc. since October 2014. Mr. Boss served as the President of Silicones & Quartz Division at MPM since joining in March 2014 to December 2014 and served as its Executive Vice President since March 2014. In April 2014, shortly after Mr. Boss joined the company, MPM filed voluntary petitions for reorganization relief pursuant to Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. Mr. Boss’ career spans more than 30 years in the specialty chemicals and materials industry, including various leadership positions with Honeywell International, a producer of a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services and aerospace systems, from 2003 through 2014, including Vice President and General Manager of Specialty Products, Vice President and General Manager of Specialty Chemicals, President of Honeywell Safety Products at Honeywell International and Vice President and General Manager of Honeywell Specialty Chemicals at Honeywell Specialty Materials, LLC.Mr. Boss has a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Rutgers Graduate School of Management in 1996 and a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University in 1981.

John Kunz

Mr. John E. Kunz is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Vice President and Controller of Tenneco Inc., a global manufacturer of automotive emission control and ride control systems. In this role, which he has held since March 1, 2015, Mr. Kunz serves as the company's principal accounting officer with responsibility for the company’s corporate accounting and financial reporting globally. Prior to his current position, Mr. Kunz served as Tenneco’s Vice President, Treasurer and Tax, a position he held since July 2006, preceded by his position as Tenneco’s Vice President and Treasurer, which he held from February 2004 until July 2006. Prior to his employment with Tenneco, Mr. Kunz was the Vice President and Treasurer of Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, a position he held from August 2001 until February 2004, after holding several finance positions of increasing responsibility at Great Lakes, beginning in 1999. Additionally, Mr. Kunz was employed by KPMG, LLP from 1986 to 1990. Mr. Kunz holds a Master of Management in finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, along with an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame

Larry Magee

Mr. Larry J. Magee is Independent Director of the Company. He was the President and CEO of Heartland Automotive Services, Inc., the largest operator of quick lube retail service centers, operating over 540 Jiffy Lube locations in North America. He held this position from April 2015 until his retirement in October 2016. Mr. Magee remains on the Board of Directors of Heartland Automotive. Prior to assuming the role of President and CEO of Heartland Automotive, Mr. Magee was the President, Consumer Tire U.S. & Canada, for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC a position he held from January 2011 until his retirement from Bridgestone in September 2013. He also served as Chairman of BFS Retail & Commercial Operations, LLC and Bridgestone of Canada, Inc. From December 2001 until January 2011, he served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of BFS Retail & Commercial Operations, LLC. Prior to December 2001, Mr. Magee served as President of Bridgestone/Firestone Retail Division, beginning in 1998. Mr. Magee has over 38 years combined experience in sales, marketing, and operational management, and held positions of increasing responsibility within the Bridgestone/Firestone family of companies during his 38-year tenure with Bridgestone/Firestone.

Ann Murtlow

Mrs. Ann D. Murtlow is Independent Director of the Company. She is the President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of Central Indiana, a position she has held since April 1, 2013. Prior to assuming this role, beginning in 2011, she was the principal in a consulting firm, AM Consulting LLC, which provided global energy and utility mergers and acquisition advisory services. From 2002 to 2011, Mrs. Murtlow was an AES Corporation executive, where she was one of the few female CEOs in the electric utility industry, holding the role of President and Chief Executive Officer at Indianapolis Power & Light Company. Mrs. Murtlow also currently serves as a Director of First Internet Bancorp and its subsidiary First Internet Bank, and Great Plains Energy and its subsidiaries Kansas City Power & Light Company and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations.

Scott Sorensen

Mr. Scott K. Sorensen is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Sorenson Holdings and its subsidiary Sorenson Communications, a provider of communication services and products. Mr. Sorensen held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Sorenson Communications from August 2007 to March 2016. Previously, Mr. Sorensen was the Chief Financial Officer of Headwaters, Inc. from October 2005 to August 2007. Prior to joining Headwaters, Mr. Sorensen was the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hillenbrand Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and provider of products and services for the health care and funeral services industries, from March 2001 until October 2005.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Martin Jischke

218,855

Brent Yeagy

1,840,180

Jeffery Taylor

1,490,060

Melanie Margolin

--

William Pitchford

882,065

Kevin Page

--

Michael Pettit

--

Dustin Smith

1,061,140

John Boss

4,489

John Kunz

206,782

Larry Magee

197,575

Ann Murtlow

191,855

Scott Sorensen

202,775
As Of  30 Dec 2017