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Beacon Roofing Supply Inc (BECN.OQ)

BECN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Buck

70 2011 Chairman of the Board

Paul Isabella

62 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Joseph Nowicki

56 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Ross Cooper

52 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Philip Knisely

63 2015 Director

Nathan Sleeper

44 2018 Director

Carl Berquist

66 2016 Independent Director

Richard Frost

66 2012 Independent Director

Alan Gershenhorn

59 2015 Independent Director

Robert McLaughlin

60 2016 Independent Director

Neil Novich

63 2012 Independent Director

Stuart Randle

58 2006 Independent Director

Douglas Young

55 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Buck

Mr. Robert R. Buck serves as Chairman of the Board of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. Mr. Buck joined us as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and was first elected a director in October 2003. He was appointed Chairman of the Board in March 2007 and remained CEO until January 1, 2011. Prior to joining us, he served as President-Uniform Rental Division of Cintas Corporation from 1997 to 2003. From 1991 through 1997, he served as Senior Vice President - Midwest Region of Cintas. From 1982 through 1991, he served as Senior Vice President-Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Cintas. Mr. Buck presently serves on the Boards of Multi-Color Corporation and Quanex Building Products Corporation, both publicly-traded companies, and Elkay Manufacturing. Mr. Buck has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati.

Paul Isabella

Mr. Paul M. Isabella serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. Mr. Isabella joined us as President and Chief Operating Officer in November 2007 and was promoted to CEO effective January 1, 2011. Mr. Isabella also became a director in February 2011. Prior to joining us, he served as Executive Vice President of Cooper Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of electrical and other products, from 2005 to 2007 and Senior Vice President of Stanley Works, a manufacturer of tools and hardware and a provider of security products, from 1999 to 2005. He began his career with General Electric Company in 1977 and worked in various GE businesses for 22 years. Mr. Isabella has a bachelor’s degree from State University of New York at Cortland.

Joseph Nowicki

Mr. Joseph M. Nowicki, CPA serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. Mr. Isabella joined us as President and Chief Operating Officer in November 2007 and was promoted to CEO effective January 1, 2011. Mr. Isabella also became a director in February 2011. Prior to joining us, he served as Executive Vice President of Cooper Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of electrical and other products, from 2005 to 2007 and Senior Vice President of Stanley Works, a manufacturer of tools and hardware and a provider of security products, from 1999 to 2005. He began his career with General Electric Company in 1977 and worked in various GE businesses for 22 years. Mr. Isabella has a bachelor’s degree from State University of New York at Cortland.

Ross Cooper

Mr. Ross D. Cooper serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Cooper joined us in July 2006 and was promoted to Executive Vice President effective October 1, 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Cooper was a shareholder of Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., a law firm, since 1999. From 1996 to 2006, Mr. Cooper served as outside general counsel to Building Suppliers Corporation, LLC, an organization of roofing and construction materials wholesale distributors. Mr. Cooper received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Cornell University and a J.D. from George Washington University Law School.

Philip Knisely

Mr. Philip W. Knisely is Director of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. He has been an operating advisor to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC (“CD&R”), a private equity firm, since 2011. He is currently Chairman of Atkore International, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of electrical and metal products, and former Chairman of RSG. Mr. Knisely spent a decade as Executive Vice President and Corporate Officer of Danaher Corporation, where he was responsible for businesses totaling more than $4 billion in sales. Prior to Danaher, Mr. Knisely co-founded Colfax Corporation, a designer, manufacturer, and distributer of fluid handling products, serving as President and Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Mr. Knisely was President and Chief Executive Officer of AMF Industries, a privately held diversified manufacturer, and spent ten years at Emerson Electric. He serves on the board of trustees of the Darden School Foundation at the University of Virginia, where he received his M.B.A. Mr. Knisely was also a GM Fellowship Scholar at General Motors Institute, where he earned a B.S. in industrial engineering.

Nathan Sleeper

Mr. Nathan K. Sleeper is Director of the Company. He previously served as a director from October 2015 until May 2016. Mr. Sleeper is a partner of CD&R. He leads CD&R’s investment activity in the industrial sector and severs on its Investment and Management Committees. Mr. Sleeper is currently a director of Atkore International Group, Inc., Brand Energy & Infrastructure, Inc., CHC Group Ltd., Hussmann International, Inc., NCI Building Systems, Inc. and Wilsonart International Holdings, LLC. He previously served on the boards of Culligan International, HD Supply Holdings, Inc., Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. and US Food, Inc. Prior to joining CD&R in 2000, Mr. Sleeper worked for Goldman Sachs & Co, and Tiger Management. Mr. Sleeper holds a bachelor’s degree from William College and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.

Carl Berquist

Mr. Carl T. Berquist serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Marriott International, having served in that position from 2009 until his retirement in 2015. Mr. Berquist joined Marriott in 2002 after a 28-year career with Arthur Andersen LLP, where he held numerous leadership positions including managing partner of the worldwide real-estate and hospitality practice. Mr. Berquist previously served for ten years on the Board of Hertz Global Holdings. He is a member of the Board of Advisors of Eberle Communications, a private direct mail company. He is a graduate of the Penn State University, where he is a member of the Board of Advisors of both the Business School and the School of Hospitality Management.

Richard Frost

Mr. Richard W. Frost serves as Independent Director of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. He retired as Chief Executive Officer and a director of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, a manufacturer of building materials, in May 2012, having served in those capacities since December 2004. Mr. Frost previously served as that company’s Executive Vice President, Commodity Products, Procurement and Engineering from March 2003 to November 2004; Executive Vice President, OSB, Procurement and Engineering from May 2002 to February 2003; and Vice President, Timberlands and Procurement from 1996 to April 2002. Mr. Frost currently serves on the Board of privately held Westervelt, Inc. and previously served on the Board of Tractor Supply Company, the largest operator of retail farm and ranch stores in the United States with over 1,200 stores in 45 states. Mr. Frost holds dual bachelor’s degrees from Louisiana State University and an M.B.A., Finance from Northwestern State University of Louisiana.

Alan Gershenhorn

Mr. Alan Gershenhorn serves as Independent Director of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. He currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of United Parcel Service, Inc., the world’s largest package delivery company. Mr. Gershenhorn directs strategy, marketing, sales, product and solution development, customer experience management, and key growth strategies across UPS. Since 2007, Mr. Gershenhorn has been a member of the UPS Management Committee which directs the strategy and the day-to-day operations of UPS globally. He joined UPS in 1979 and has held other various US and international positions of increasing responsibility in operations, engineering, freight forwarding, logistics, customs brokerage, marketing, strategy, and retail operations including President UPS Supply Chain Solutions Global Transportation and Shared Services; President Supply Chain Solutions Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa; and President UPS Canada. He holds a degree in finance from the University of Houston.

Robert McLaughlin

Mr. Robert M. McLaughlin serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McLaughlin (60) — Mr. McLaughlin has served as a director since June 2016. He is the former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Airgas, Inc., the nation’s leading single-source supplier of gases, welding and safety products. Mr. McLaughlin served in that position from 2006 until his retirement in 2016, after serving as Airgas’s Vice President and Controller since joining Airgas in 2001. Previously, he was Vice President-Finance for Asbury Automotive Group, a multi-billion dollar automotive retailer, after serving as Vice President of Finance and in other financial management roles with Unisource Worldwide, Inc., a multi-billion dollar international paper and industrial supply distribution company. Prior to Unisource, he had a thirteen year career with Ernst & Young. Mr. McLaughlin serves on the Board of Directors of publicly-traded Axalta Coating Systems, Ltd., a global leader in the development, manufacture and sale of liquid and powder coatings. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Dayton.

Neil Novich

Mr. Neil S. Novich serves as Independent Director of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. He is the former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ryerson, Inc., a global metals distributor and fabricator. He joined Ryerson in 1994 as Chief Operating Officer, was named President and CEO in 1995, and was additionally appointed Chairman in 1999. He remained Chairman and CEO until 2007, when the company was sold. Prior to his time at Ryerson, he spent 13 years with Bain & Company, an international management consulting firm, where he was a partner. Mr. Novich serves on the boards of Hillenbrand, Inc., Analog Devices, Inc., and W.W. Grainger, Inc. Mr. Novich has a bachelor’s degree in physics from Harvard University and master’s degrees in both nuclear engineering and management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Stuart Randle

Mr. Stuart Allen Randle serves as Independent Director of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. Mr. Randle presently serves as CEO of Ivenix, a privately held medical technology company. He also is a director of Teleflex Inc., where he is a member of its Governance Committee, and Lead Independent Director of publicly traded biotechnology company Flex Pharma, Inc. From 2004 – 2014, Mr. Randle served as President, CEO and director of GI Dynamics, a healthcare company. Previously, Mr. Randle was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Advanced Technology Ventures, a healthcare and IT venture capital firm. From 1998 to 2001, he was President, CEO and a director of Act Medical, Inc. Mr. Randle holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Douglas Young

Mr. Douglas L. Young serves as Independent Director of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. Mr. Young is Executive Vice President of Lennox International, Inc., a global leader in the climate control industry. Mr. Young joined Lennox in 1999 and since 2006 has served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Lennox’s Residential Heating and Cooling Segment. Mr. Young had previously served as Vice President & General Manager of North American Residential Products since 2003 and as Vice President & General Manager of Lennox North American Residential Sales, Marketing, & Distribution from 1999 – 2003. Prior to his career with Lennox, Mr. Young was employed in the Appliances division of GE, where he held various management positions before serving as General Manager of Marketing for GE Appliance division’s retail group from 1997 – 1999 and as General Manager of Strategic Initiatives in 1999. He holds a BSBA from Creighton University and an MS in Management from Purdue University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Buck

981,611

Paul Isabella

3,504,130

Joseph Nowicki

1,406,790

Ross Cooper

1,060,690

Philip Knisely

152,511

Nathan Sleeper

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Carl Berquist

168,414

Richard Frost

170,011

Alan Gershenhorn

160,011

Robert McLaughlin

155,011

Neil Novich

168,761

Stuart Randle

170,011

Douglas Young

162,511
As Of  30 Sep 2017