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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Henry Wallace

72 2010 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Raymond Scott

52 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Lead Director

Jeffrey Vanneste

58 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Terrence Larkin

63 2011 Executive Vice President - Business Development, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Frank Orsini

45 2018 Executive Vice President and President - Seating

Thomas DiDonato

59 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Jeneanne Hanley

2018 Senior Vice President and President - E-Systems

Jay Kunkel

58 2013 Senior Vice President, President, Asia-Pacific Operations

John Absmeier

2018 Chief Technology Officer

Amy Doyle

50 2017 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

Shari Burgess

59 2014 Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Diversity Officer

Alicia Davis

2018 Vice President - Investor Relations

Richard Bott

71 2013 Independent Director

Thomas Capo

67 2009 Independent Director

Jonathan Foster

57 2009 Independent Director

Mary Jepsen

53 2016 Independent Director

Kathleen Ligocki

61 2012 Independent Director

Conrad Mallett

64 2009 Independent Director

Gregory Smith

66 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Henry Wallace

Mr. Henry D.G. Wallace is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Wallace worked for 30 years at Ford Motor Company until his retirement in 2001 and held several executive level operations and financial oversight positions. His most recent positions included Chief Financial Officer and President and CEO of Mazda Motor Corporation. Mr. Wallace served as Non-Executive Chairman of Diebold Nixdorf, Inc. until December 2017. Mr. Wallace also formerly served as a director of Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc. and AMBAC Financial Group, Inc. Mr. Wallace earned a bachelor’s degree with Honours from the University of Leicester, England.

Raymond Scott

Mr. Raymond E. Scott, Jr., re-designated as President, Chief Executive Officer, Lead Director of the Company effective effective March 1, 2018. Mr. Scott most recently served as the Company’s Senior Vice President and President, E-Systems since February 2008. Previously, he served as the Company’s Senior Vice President and President, North American Seat Systems Group since August 2006, Senior Vice President and President, North American Customer Group since June 2005, President, European Customer Focused Division since June 2004 and President, General Motors Division since November 2000.

Jeffrey Vanneste

Mr. Jeffrey H. Vanneste is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Vanneste served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for International Automotive Components Group ("IAC") since January 2011 and as Chief Financial Officer for IAC North America since March 2007. Prior to joining IAC, Mr. Vanneste worked with the Company in positions of increasing responsibility over 15 plus years including: Vice President of Finance, European Operations, Vice President of Corporate Business Planning and Analysis, Vice President of Finance, Seating and Vice President of Finance for the Ford and GM Divisions. Prior to joining the Company in October 1991, he served as the assistant controller for Champagne-Webber, Inc. and as an audit senior for Coopers & Lybrand.

Terrence Larkin

Mr. Terrence B. Larkin is Executive Vice President - Business Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Larkin previously served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since January 2008. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Larkin was a partner since 1986 of Bodman PLC, a Detroit-based law firm. Mr. Larkin served on the executive committee of Bodman PLC and was the chairman of its business law practice group. Mr. Larkin’s practice was focused on general corporate, commercial transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Frank Orsini

Mr. Frank C. Orsini is Executive Vice President and President - Seating of the Company. Mr. Orsini most recently served as the Company’s Vice President and Interim President, E-Systems since October 2011. Previously, he served as the Company’s Vice President, Operations, E-Systems since 2009, Vice President, Sales, Program Management & Manufacturing, E-Systems since 2008, Vice President, North America Seating Operations since 2005 and in various other management positions for the Company since 1994. Mr. Orsini currently sits on the board of directors of Focus: HOPE, a non-profit organization.

Thomas DiDonato

Mr. Thomas A. DiDonato is the Senior Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. DiDonato served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources for American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. since 2005, Chief People Officer for H.J. Heinz since 2004 and Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Heinz North America since 2001. Earlier experiences include directing human resources for a $14 billion division of Merck & Co. and heading worldwide staffing for Pepsico. Mr. DiDonato began his career at General Foods Corporation and moved up to manage the personnel at its largest manufacturing facility.

Jeneanne Hanley

Ms. Jeneanne M. Hanley is Senior Vice President and President - E-Systems of the Company. Hanley also joined Lear in 1994, and has held a series of positions of increasing responsibility in Seating and E-Systems. In 2012, she was named Vice President, Americas Seating, where she had responsibility for the Company's Just-in-Time Seating operations in the U.S.,Canada,Mexico,Brazil and Argentina covering 29 manufacturing plants and 14,500 employees. Most recently, Jeneanne served as Vice President, Global Seat Surface Materials and Craftsmanship. Hanley earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Jay Kunkel

Mr. Jay K. Kunkel is the Senior Vice President, President, Asia-Pacific Operations of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kunkel served as President Asia and as a Member of the Automotive Management Board for Continental A.G. since December 2007 and initially joined Continental A.G. in February 2005. Prior to joining Continental A.G., Mr. Kunkel served as a Director for SRP International Group Ltd. and held various positions of increasing responsibility at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Visteon, Mitsubishi and Chrysler.

John Absmeier

Mr. John Absmeier is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. John has outstanding academic credentials and deep automotive technology, engineering and business experience. Most recently, John was responsible for the ADAS/Autonomous business unit as Senior Vice President and General Manager at Harman International, and the Vice President of Smart Machines at Samsung Electronics where he led the acquisition of Harman by Samsung. He joined Samsung in 2015 from Delphi where he had a 19-year career including founder and Managing Director of Delphi Labs @ Silicon Valley and Autonomous Driving as well as being the Business Director for Electronic Controls and Electrification inAsia-Pacificfor six years. He also held several roles of increasing responsibility at Delphi in the areas of Hybrid and Electric vehicles, Fuel Cells and Telematics. He joined Delphi after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and earning a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. John also has a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master in Management Technology from the University of California at Berkeley.

Amy Doyle

Ms. Amy A. Doyle is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President of the Company. Ms. Doyle most recently served as the Company’s Assistant Corporate Controller since September 2006. Previously, she served in positions of increasing responsibility at the Company, including Director, Financial Reporting since 2003 and Manager, Financial Reporting since 1999. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Doyle served as an audit manager for Arthur Andersen LLP.

Shari Burgess

Ms. Shari L. Burgess is Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Diversity Officer of the Company. Previously, Ms. Burgess served as the Company’s Vice President and Treasurer since August 2002 and in various financial roles since joining the Company in 1992. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Burgess served as the corporate controller for Victor International Corporation and as an audit manager for Ernst & Young LLP.

Alicia Davis

Ms. Alicia Davis is appointed as Vice President - Investor Relations of the Company with effective August 1, 2018. Alicia joins Lear from the University of Michigan Law School, where she is a Professor and the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives. Her teaching and research focus is on corporate governance, capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. Alicia's professional experience also includes time as a corporate lawyer at Kirkland & Ellis and as an investment banker, first, at Goldman Sachs and, later, at Raymond James, where she served as a vice president. Alicia has an undergraduate degree in business administration from Florida A&M University, a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School, and a Master in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Richard Bott

Mr. Richard H. Bott is Independent Director of Company. Mr. Bott worked in investment banking for more than 35 years at Morgan Stanley & Co. and Credit Suisse First Boston (now Credit Suisse), where he provided financial structuring and strategic advice to numerous large American and international corporations, with a focus on industrial, automotive and transportation companies. Mr. Bott served as Vice Chairman, Institutional Securities Group of Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated from 2003 until his retirement at the end of 2007. Prior to holding this position, Mr. Bott served as Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation from 1998 to 2003; Managing Director, The First Boston Corporation and its successor companies, CS First Boston Corporation and Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation, from 1982 to 1998; and Vice President, Assistant Vice President & Associate, The First Boston Corporation from 1972 to 1982. Mr. Bott is also a director of Genesee & Wyoming Inc., serving on both the Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. Bott has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Princeton University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Thomas Capo

Mr. Thomas P. Capo is Independent Director of Company. Mr. Capo was Chairman of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. from October 2003 until November 2010. Mr. Capo was a Senior Vice President and the Treasurer of DaimlerChrysler Corporation from November 1998 to August 2000, Vice President and Treasurer of Chrysler Corporation from 1993 to 1998 and Treasurer of Chrysler Corporation from 1991 to 1993. Prior to holding these positions, Mr. Capo served as Vice President and Controller of Chrysler Financial Corporation. Mr. Capo also serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company. Previously, Mr. Capo served as a director of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. from its initial public offering in 1997 until its sale to Hertz Corporation in 2012, JLG Industries, Inc. until its sale to Oshkosh Corp. in 2006, Sonic Automotive, Inc. and Microheat, Inc. Mr. Capo has a bachelor’s degree in Finance, an MBA and a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Detroit-Mercy.

Jonathan Foster

Mr. Jonathan F. Foster is Independent Director of Company. Mr. Foster is Managing Director of Current Capital Partners LLC, a private equity investing and management services firm. Previously, from 2007 until 2008, Mr. Foster served as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Diversified Industrials and Services at Wachovia Securities. From 2005 until 2007, he served as Executive Vice President — Finance and Business Development of Revolution LLC. From 2002 until 2004, Mr. Foster was a Managing Director of The Cypress Group, a private equity investment firm and from 2001 until 2002, he served as a Senior Managing Director and Head of Industrial Products and Services Mergers & Acquisitions at Bear Stearns & Co. From 1999 until 2000, Mr. Foster served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Toysrus.com, Inc. Previously, Mr. Foster was with Lazard, primarily in mergers and acquisitions, for over ten years, including as a Managing Director. Mr. Foster is a director of publicly traded Masonite International Corporation, Berry Plastics and Five Point Holdings. He was previously a director of publicly traded Chemtura Corp., Sabine Oil & Gas and Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation. Mr. Foster is also a director of privately held automotive suppliers Chassix, Dayco and Rimstock. He was previously a director of privately held automotive suppliers TI Automotive and Stackpole. Mr. Foster has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Emory University, a master’s degree in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and has attended the Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School.

Mary Jepsen

Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen is an Independent Director of the company. Dr. Jepsen is the CEO, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Openwater, a start-up company focused on replacing the functionality of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) with a consumer electronic wearable using novel opto-electronics to achieve comparable resolution to a MRI. Previously, Dr. Jepsen was the Executive Director of Engineering at Facebook, Inc. and Head of Display Technologies at Oculus where she led advanced consumer electronics, opto-electronic and display design and manufacturing efforts. From 2012 to 2015, Dr. Jepsen had a similar role at Google, Inc. and Google X. She also co-founded One Laptop per Child and was the lead architect of the $100 laptop, millions of which were shipped to children in the developing world. She is the principal inventor on approximately 200 patents. She has broad advisory experience in Peru, China, Uruguay, Taiwan, Brazil and the United States, as well as at the United Nations. Dr. Jepsen holds a doctorate degree from Brown University in Optical Sciences, a master of science degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Visual Studies and a bachelor’s of science degree in Electrical Engineering from Brown University.

Kathleen Ligocki

Ms. Kathleen A. Ligocki is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Ligocki is the Chief Executive Officer of Agility Fuel Solutions, based in Costa Mesa, California. Ms. Ligocki served as the Chief Executive Officer of Harvest Power, Inc., one of the leading organics management companies in North America from 2014 to 2015 and has served as a director of Carpenter Technology Company since 2017. From 2012 to 2014, she served as an Operating Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, one of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital providers where she worked with the firm’s greentech ventures on strategic challenges, scaling operations and commercialization. Ms. Ligocki also has served as the Chief Executive Officer of two early stage companies: Next Autoworks, an auto company with a unique low-cost business model, from 2010 to 2012, and GS Motors, a Mexico City-based auto retailer owned by Grupo Salinas, a large Mexican conglomerate, from 2008 to 2009. From 2008 to 2010, Ms. Ligocki also served as a Principal in Pine Lake Partners, a consultancy focused on start-ups and turnarounds. From 2003 to 2007, Ms. Ligocki was the Chief Executive Officer of Tower Automotive, a global Fortune 1000 automotive supplier. Previously, Ms. Ligocki held executive positions at Ford Motor Company and at United Technologies Corporation where she led operations in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Russia. Ms. Ligocki began her career at General Motors Corporation working for 15 years at Delco Electronics Corporation. Ms. Ligocki formerly served as a director of Harvest Power, Inc., Ashland Inc., Next Autoworks, BlueOak Resources and Lehigh Technologies. Ms. Ligocki earned a bachelor’s degree with highest distinction in Liberal Studies from Indiana University Kokomo and holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She also has been awarded honorary doctorate degrees from Central Michigan University and Indiana University Kokomo.

Conrad Mallett

Justice Conrad L. Mallett, Jr is Independent Director of the Company. In August 2017, Justice Mallett was named Chief Executive Officer of Detroit Medical Center’s Sinai-Grace Hospital. Prior to that, he was Interim Chief Executive Officer of Detroit Medical Center, Huron Valley Sinai Hospital from March 2017 to August 2017 and also Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Detroit Medical Center from January 2012 to August 2017. Previously, Justice Mallett served as the Chief Legal and Administrative Officer of the Detroit Medical Center beginning in March 2003, President and General Counsel of La-Van Hawkins Food Group LLC from April 2002 to March 2003 and Chief Operating Officer for the City of Detroit from January 2002 to April 2002. From August 1999 to April 2002, Justice Mallett was General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer of the Detroit Medical Center. Justice Mallett was also a Partner in the law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone from January 1999 to August 1999. Justice Mallett was a Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court from December 1990 to January 1999 and served a two-year term as Chief Justice beginning in 1997. Justice Mallett formerly served as a director of Kelly Services, Inc. He was recognized by Savoy Magazine as one of 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors. Justice Mallett has a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, a JD and a master of public administration degree from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Oakland University..

Gregory Smith

Mr. Gregory C. Smith is Independent Director of Company. Mr. Smith, a retired Vice Chairman of Ford Motor Company, currently serves as Principal of Greg C. Smith LLC, a private management consulting firm, a position he has held since 2007. Previously, Mr. Smith was employed by Ford Motor Company for over 30 years until 2006. Mr. Smith held various executive-level management positions at Ford Motor Company, most recently serving as Vice Chairman from 2005 until 2006, Executive Vice President and President — Americas from 2004 until 2005, Group Vice President — Ford Motor Company and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer — Ford Motor Credit Company from 2002 to 2004, Vice President — Ford Motor Company, and President and Chief Operating Officer — Ford Motor Credit Company from 2001 to 2002. As Vice Chairman, Mr. Smith was responsible for Ford’s Corporate Strategy and Staffs, including Human Resources and Labor Affairs, Information Technology, and Automotive Strategy. During his career at Ford, Mr. Smith ran several major business units and had extensive experience in Financial Services, Strategy, Marketing and Sales, Engineering and Product Development. Mr. Smith also was responsible for Hertz when Ford owned it, and, in 2005, Automotive Components Holdings, the portion of Visteon that Ford repurchased. Currently, Mr. Smith serves as a director of publicly traded Penske Automotive Group, where he serves as the chair of the Audit Committee and formerly served as a director of the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), Penske Corporation and Solutia Inc. Mr. Smith is a Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors and also serves on the Risk Oversight Advisory Council of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Smith has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and an MBA from Eastern Michigan University.