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Linamar Corp (LNR.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Frank Hasenfratz

83 2002 Chairman of the Board

Jim Jarrell

2004 President, Chief Operating Officer

Linda Hasenfratz

51 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Dale Schneider

2011 Chief Financial Officer

Brian Ahlborn

2017 Group President - Linamar Machining and Assembly, Europe and Linamar Montupet Casting

Brad Boehler

2012 President of Skyjack Inc

Wenzhang Huang

2016 Group President - Linamar Machining and Assembly, Asia and Pacific Group

Kenneth McDougall

2017 Group President - Linamar Machining and Assembly, Americas

Mark Stoddart

53 2006 Executive Vice President - Marketing and Sales, Chief Technology Officer, Director

Roger Fulton

2006 Executive Vice President - Human Resources, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Dennis Grimm

66 2014 Independent Director

William Harrison

78 1990 Independent Director

Terry Reidel

74 2003 Independent Director

Andrea Bowman

2017 Media, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Frank Hasenfratz

Mr. Frank J. Hasenfratz is Chairman of the Board of Linamar Corp. Mr. Hasenfratz has held this position since 1966. Born in Hungary in 1935, Mr. Hasenfratz attended trade and engineering technical schools while working as a toolmaker and machinist. He immigrated to Canada in 1957 and was a supervisor at Sinterings Ltd. until the formation of Linamar in 1966. Mr. Hasenfratz founded the Company as a one-man machine shop in the basement of his home in 1964.

Jim Jarrell

Mr. Jim Jarrell is a President, Chief Operating Officer of Linamar Corp. Mr. Jarrell joined Linamar Corporation in June 1991 as Director of Marketing. He was previously employed by Magna International in the position of Sales Manager. In November 1993, Mr. Jarrell accepted the position of General Manager at Hastech Inc., a Linamar subsidiary. In early 1995 Mr. Jarrell assumed the responsibility as General Manager for our Roctel division. In June 1995, Mr. Jarrell was promoted to Group Vice President and assumed responsibility for the start-up of Comtech Mfg. Ltd. In 1996, as Linamar's reporting structure changed, Mr. Jarrell assumed responsibility for Hastech, Roctel, Comtech, Vehcom, Diversa Cast and LPP, our engine assembly plant. Mr. Jarrell was fully responsible for the management of these multiple operations while ensuring customer satisfaction; employee satisfaction and profitability objectives were met. Jim Jarrell was promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer in September 1999 and assumed responsibility for the Linamar Sales Department in November 2003. On August 11, 2004 Mr. Jarrell was appointed to the position of President of Linamar Corporation in addition to his current duties.

Linda Hasenfratz

Ms. Linda S. Hasenfratz is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Linamar Corp. She was President of Linamar from April 1999 to August 2004. From September 1997 to September 1999, Ms. Hasenfratz was Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Ms. Hasenfratz joined Linamar in July 1990 and embarked on an extensive training program to gain familiarity with all aspects of the business. Positions held in the Corporation range from machine operator to Operations Manager. Ms. Hasenfratz has been on the Linamar Board since 1998. Ms. Hasenfratz completed an Executive MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario in June 1997 and holds an H BSc from the same institution, completed in 1989.

Dale Schneider

Mr. Dale Schneider serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Schneider obtained his Bachelor of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo specializing in Management Accounting in May 1993 and became a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) in September 1995. He joined Linamar in May 1993 working as a financial analyst at the Corporate Headquarters. In October 1994, Mr. Schneider was promoted to Accounting Supervisor of Autocom Manufacturing. From October 1994 until July 2002, he progressed through various management positions in the field of accounting at several of Linamar’s Canadian manufacturing facilities and Linamar’s Hungarian operations. In July 2002, he became the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis with responsibilities including the support of the company’s strategic initiatives such as acquisitions. In August 2005, Mr. Schneider accepted the position of Director of Finance for the 12 manufacturing facilities in Linamar’s Engine Group. Mr. Schneider became the Corporate Controller in January 2008 and held the position until November 2010 when he assumed the responsibility of Executive Vice President of Finance.

Brian Ahlborn

Mr. Brian Ahlborn is a Group President - Linamar Machining and Assembly, Europe and Linamar Montupet Casting of Linamar Corp. He served as Group President Linamar Driveline Systems Group - Global and Linamar Industrial, Commercial and Energy Group - North America. He who was the Vice President Corporate Development from August 2005 to November 2008; the Chief Executive Officer at Transonic Combustion Inc. from January 2008 to September 2010.

Brad Boehler

Mr. Brad Boehler is President of Skyjack Inc., the subsidiary of Linamar Corp. He who was Director of Product Safety in 2007, then promoted to Vice President, Engineering in February 2009. In April 2011, Mr. Boehler took on the additional responsibilities of Vice President, Sales and Marketing and in July 2011 became the interim President of Skyjack, until his formal appointment in that position in January 2012.

Wenzhang Huang

Mr. Wenzhang (Henry) Huang is Group President - Linamar Machining and Assembly, Asia and Pacific Group of the Company.

Kenneth McDougall

Mr. Kenneth (Ken) McDougall is Group President - Linamar Machining and Assembly, Americas of Linamar Corporation. He served as Group President - Linamar Manufacturing, Americas. He has been Vice President-Operations of Minsor Powertrain Systems, from January 2001 to November 2004, and Senior Program Manager-Asia of the Company from November 2004 to February 2005, and Director Asia Pacific Development of the Company from February 2005 to July 2005, and Vice-President-Operations at Skyjack Inc. from July 2005 to December 2006.

Mark Stoddart

Mr. Mark Stoddart is Executive Vice President - Marketing and Sales, Chief Technology Officer, Director of Linamar Corp. Mr. Stoddart joined Linamar Corporation in November 1985 working as a general machinist in the then newly opened Hastech Manufacturing facility. Since July of 2003, he has headed up the marketing and product development activities for the Company. He brings to this position his background in business and twenty years’ experience with Linamar and the automotive industry. Prior to his current position, he was Vice President Sales, Marketing & Product Development. Prior to that, he was General Manager of the Hastech Manufacturing facility. Before that position, Mr. Stoddart worked as an Estimating Engineer at the Corporate Marketing Department and in production control at the Roctel Manufacturing facility. He attended Sheridan College in 1982 in the Business Computer Systems program. Mr. Stoddart has been a Director of Linamar Corporation since 1999.

Roger Fulton

Mr. Roger Fulton serves as Executive Vice President - Human Resources, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Fulton obtained his BA (Hons. 1984) from McMaster University, his LLB (1987) from the University of Western Ontario and was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1989. He joined Linamar in 2003 and is currently Executive Vice President - Human Resources, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary. Prior to Linamar, he worked for one of Canada's largest steel producers as General Manager of Human Resources and Legal Affairs. He has extensive experience in the areas of corporate commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, project construction, financing, regulatory offences, labour & employment, securities and litigation management. Mr. Fulton sits on several subsidiary boards and acts as corporate secretary. He has been a presenter and panel member at the Canadian Corporate Counsel Annual Institute and American Corporate Counsel Association conferences and is currently on the Board of Directors for St. Joseph's Health System.

Dennis Grimm

Mr. Dennis Grimm is Independent Director of Linamar Corp. Mr. Grimm is a Chartered Accountant and also has his CPA and FCA designations. He attended Waterloo Lutheran University (Wilfred Laurier) and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science. In 1972, he completed an MBA in Accounting and Finance at McMaster University. Mr. Grimm was an active member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants from 1976- present and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants from 1995-2012. During his career, he was a partner at KPMG in the firm’s audit group for 23 years from 1972 to 1995. He then practiced as an audit partner at PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) for 15 years starting in 1995. Of note, he was the Managing Partner of PwC Waterloo Region up to his retirement in 2010 and chaired its Governance Committee. Mr. Grimm does not currently supply services to Linamar and has not done so in the past six years Mr. Grimm was actively involved in the service of his community. He has served as the Vice-Chair of the Economic Development Committee of Canada’s Technology Triangle; he was the former Chair of North Waterloo’s Housing Authority and Chair of the Ontario Counsel of Chairs; he was a director of Kitchener, Guelph and Windsor Chambers of Commerce and is a founding director of Homewood Foundation. He was also a past Committee Chair for Prosperity 2000 Windsor. Since 2011, Mr. Grimm has been a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers and owns and manages a vineyard in Tunuyán, Argentina.

William Harrison

Mr. William J. Harrison is Independent Director of Linamar Corp. He attended the University of Guelph and the University of Toronto, receiving degrees in Honours Science and Mechanical Engineering. Bill then joined the Allis Chalmers Corporation working in Canada, the United States and Europe as a General Manager and Vice President. He attended York University’s Faculty of Business post graduate studies. Bill then spent 21 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kenhar Corporation, a global supplier of components to the Materials Handling and Industrial Mobile Equipment Industry, with operations in North America, Europe, China, Korea and Japan. Bill then took on the responsibilities of Executive Vice President and Director of Cascade Corporation in 1997 and 1998 and from 1999 to 2008 was Chairman and CEO of Lift Technologies Inc, manufacturers of masts and attachments for the Material Handling and Container Handling Industries, with operations in North America, Italy, Germany and Sweden. Currently, Bill involves himself in business activities through his investment company, Rahnek Ltd. His other interests include; fundraising for the Guelph General Hospital, the University of Guelph and Sunrise Equestrian Centre.

Terry Reidel

Mr. Terry J. Reidel is Independent Director of Linamar Corp. Mr. Reidel has extensive financial experience. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of Kuntz Electroplating Inc. (“Kuntz”), a Kitchener- Waterloo company founded in 1948. Mr. Reidel joined Kuntz in March of 2001 as Vice President – finance. Prior to joining Kuntz, Mr. Reidel spent 39 years with the accounting firm of Ernst & Young and was Office Managing Partner of their Waterloo Region Office. Ernst & Young is an international professional service firm offering services to all industry sections in the areas of accounting, auditing, advisory, tax and corporate finance. Mr. Reidel earned his CA designation from Queen’s University in 1967and was elected a fellow in 2003.Mr. Reidel retired from Kuntz during 2008. Kuntz does not currently supply services to Linamar and has not done so in the past three years. Mr. Reidel has been a Director of Linamar Corporation since 2003 and has been the Chair of the Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee since 2003. Mr. Reidel is also a director on several public boards.

Andrea Bowman

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