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Horizon Global Corp (HZN.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Kennedy

59 2019 Independent Chairman of the Board

Carl Bizon

2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Barry Steele

48 2019 Chief Financial Officer

Jay Goldbaum

36 2017 Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Brian Whittman

47 2019 Vice President - Finance

Christi Cowdin

2017 Director, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations

Frederick Henderson

60 2019 Independent Director

Denise Ilitch

62 2019 Independent Director

Ryan Langdon

44 2019 Independent Director

Brett Milgrim

49 2019 Independent Director

David Roberts

71 2018 Independent Director

Mark Weber

61 2019 Independent Director

Harry Wilson

47 2019 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Kennedy

Mr. John C. Kennedy is Independent Chairman of the Board of the company. John Kennedy is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Autocam Medical, a privately held contract manufacturer of precision-machined implants and instruments for surgical applications, which he founded in 2005. Mr. Kennedy previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Autocam Corporation, which he founded in 1988. John and his team built Autocam Corporation into a global automotive supplier and sold the company in 2014. He currently serves on the boards of the Van Andel Institute, Shape Corporation, Lacks Enterprises, West Michigan Policy Forum, and Business Leaders for Michigan.

Carl Bizon

Mr. Carl S. Bizon is President and Chief Executive Officer, Director of Horizon Global Corporation. Mr. Bizon joined Horizon Global in January 2018 as President of Horizon Americas. Prior to Horizon Global’s spin-off from its former parent company, TriMas Corporation (“TriMas”), Mr. Bizon led its international businesses from 2008 to 2015, including both Europe-Africa and Asia-Pacific. Before re-joining the Company, Mr. Bizon served as Chief Executive Officer at Jayco Corporation, Australia’s largest manufacturer of camper trailers, caravans and motorhomes. Prior to TriMas, Mr. Bizon developed a strong knowledge and skill set in the areas of sales, manufacturing, customer management, product development, IT and large-scale project management at companies such as GWA International, Stramit Industries and Tubemakers. Mr. Bizon brings extensive experience in the manufacturing sector and expertise in operations.

Barry Steele

Mr. Barry G. Steele is appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the company effective February 18, 2019. He served as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Gentherm Incorporated (“Gentherm”), a global developer and marketer of innovative thermal management technologies for a broad range of heating and cooling and temperature control applications for the automotive and medical markets, from 2004, and as its Treasurer from 2005, until January 2018. Mr. Steele will remain an employee of Gentherm into February 2018. Prior to joining Gentherm, Mr. Steele held various finance positions with Advanced Accessory Systems, LLC, at the time, a global supplier of specialty accessories to the automotive industry, from 1997 to 2004, including Chief Accounting Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Controller and Financial Reporting Manager. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Steele was Senior Auditor with Price Waterhouse LLP.

Jay Goldbaum

Mr. Jay Goldbaum is the Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of Horizon Global Corporation, effective November 13, 2017. Mr. Goldbaum is the Legal Director and Corporate Secretary of the company. He has served as our Vice President and Secretary and as a member of our board of directors since our incorporation in January 2015 and is expected to be named legal director and corporate secretary in connection with the spin-off. Mr. Goldbaum has been associate general counsel–commercial law with TriMas since January 2014. Mr. Goldbaum joined TriMas in January 2012 and held the position of legal counsel. Before joining TriMas, Mr. Goldbaum was an associate in the corporate and litigation practice groups at the law firm of Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss, P.C. from September 2007 to August 2011. Mr. Goldbaum also held the position of chief operating officer at Teal Media, an internet design and communications company from August 2011 to October 2011. Mr. Goldbaum will resign as a director prior to the completion of the spin-off.

Brian Whittman

Mr. Brian Whittman is re designated as Vice President - Finance of the company. He is no longer Interim Chief Financial Officer of the company effective February 18, 2019. He has served as a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal North America, LLC, part of a global professional services firm (“Alvarez & Marsal”), since December 2008. Pursuant to an existing professional services agreement between the Company and Alvarez & Marsal, Mr. Whittman will continue to receive his salary and benefits from Alvarez & Marsal.

Christi Cowdin

Frederick Henderson

Mr. Frederick A. Henderson is Independent Director of the company. Fritz Henderson is currently Chair of the Board of Directors of Adient, PLC, an automotive parts manufacturer focused on automotive seating and interiors, and formerly served as interim Chief Executive Officer of Adient. Mr. Henderson also currently serves as a director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Marriott International, Inc., and as a trustee of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. From 2010 until his retirement in December 2017, Mr. Henderson served as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of SunCoke Energy, Inc., and of SunCoke Energy Partners GP LLC. Mr. Henderson served as Senior Vice President of Sunoco, Inc., from September 2010 until SunCoke's initial public offering in 2011. From 1984 to 2009, Mr. Henderson served in various executive management roles at General Motors, LLC, including President and Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer, Vice Chair and Chief Financial Officer, and as Chair of General Motors Europe. Mr. Henderson previously served as a director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Compuware Corporation.

Denise Ilitch

Ms. Denise Ilitch is an Independent Director of the company. she was Independent Chairman of the Board of Horizon Global Corporation. She is currently president of Ilitch Enterprises, LLC, a business operations management company, a position she has held since 2005. From 2000 to 2004, Ms. Ilitch served as president of Ilitch Holdings, Inc., an entertainment industries, fundraising and real estate development services company. From 1996 to 2004, Ms. Ilitch served as president of Olympia Development, LLC, a real estate development company. Ms. Ilitch currently serves as trustee for the Skillman Foundation and as regent on the University of Michigan Board of Regents, where she is a member of the health affairs committee. Ms. Ilitch has previously served as a board member of numerous community organizations, including the Detroit Branch of the NAACP, the Detroit Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Detroit Renaissance, and the Karmanos Cancer Institute. She also co-chaired the 2009 Detroit Crisis Turnaround Team and served as a Detroit Red Wings Alternate Governor for the National Hockey League and as a board member of Major League Baseball. Ms. Ilitch has broad experience in business and operational leadership roles and subject matter expertise in corporate governance and compensation.

Ryan Langdon

Mr. Ryan L. Langdon is Independent Director of the company. Ryan Langdon is currently Senior Managing Director and co-founder of Newport Global Advisors, a highly experienced alternative investment firm specializing in turnaround and special situation investments, since 2005. Prior to the formation of Newport Global Advisors, Mr. Langdon was Managing Director and Portfolio Manager in the High Yield Group of AIG Global Investment Group. Mr. Langdon also currently serves on various boards, including Colt Defense; American: Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC; Autocam Medical; Mesquite Gaming; and Uno Restaurants. Mr. Langdon previously served on the boards of iPCS, Inc; IWO Holdings; Amtrol; Autocam Transportation; Merisant; and Harry and David.

Brett Milgrim

Mr. Brett N. Milgrim is Independent Director of the company. Brett Milgrim is currently Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of Loar Group, Inc., a privately held aerospace components manufacturer, and since 1999, a director of Builders FirstSource, Inc. Mr. Milgrim currently serves on the board of PGT, Inc., and previously served on the board of C.H.I. Overhead Doors. Mr. Milgrim also served as Managing Director of JLL Partners, Inc., a private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout transactions and leveraged recapitalizations of mid-market companies, and as an associate at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation, a New York-based firm providing investment banking and security brokerage services, and was an analyst at PaineWebber Inc, a stock brokerage and asset management company.

David Roberts

Mr. David A. Roberts is an Independent Director of Horizon Global Corporation. He is currently chair, and formerly the chief executive officer of Carlisle Companies, a diversified manufacturing company producing products for various markets, a position he held for nearly a decade. Prior to Carlisle, Roberts was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Graco, a fluid handling system provider. His career began in the automotive industry, where he held various manufacturing, engineering, and general management positions with The Budd Company, Pitney Bowes and FMC Corporation. Additionally, Roberts is currently a director on the boards of Franklin Electric Co., a global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of products and systems focused on the movement and management of water and fuel, and SPX Corporation, a thermal equipment and services provider. Roberts brings extensive experience and expertise in the industrial and manufacturing sectors. Mr. Roberts’ experience from his service on various public company boards will be a valuable asset to the Horizon Board.

Mark Weber

Mr. Mark D. Weber is Independent Director of the company. Mark Weber is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Federal Signal Corporation ("Federal Signal"), a global manufacturer of environment cleaning equipment, emergency signaling systems and industrial warning equipment. Mr. Weber previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Supreme Industries, Inc. ("Supreme"), from May 2013 to September 2017, when Supreme was sold to Wabash National Corporation. From 1996 to 2013, Mr. Weber held various leadership positions with Federal Signal including Vice President, Sweeper Products, and President, Environmental Solutions Group. Mr. Weber previously served as Director, Advanced Midrange Manufacturing for Cummins.

Harry Wilson

Mr. Harry J. Wilson is Independent Director of the company. Harry Wilson is currently the founder and Chief Executive Officer of MAEVA Group, LLC, a turnaround and restructuring firm, which he founded in January 2011. Previously, Mr. Wilson served as a Senior Advisor on the President's Automotive Task Force, where he had lead responsibility for the restructuring of General Motors. Mr. Wilson has also served as a partner at Silver Point Capital, and, earlier in his career, worked in the private equity group at The Blackstone Group, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, and Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Wilson currently serves on the board of directors of Visteon Corporation and Sotheby's. He serves on several not-for-profit boards, including Youth, INC., and The Hellenic Initiative. He is also co-chair of MAEVA Social Capital, Inc., a venture philanthropy organization focused on early childhood development. Previously, Mr. Wilson served on the boards of Yahoo! Inc., YRC Worldwide, Inc and several private corporations.