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Preformed Line Products Co (PLPC.OQ)

PLPC.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Ruhlman

61 2004 Chief Executive Officer

Dennis McKenna

51 2015 Executive Vice President, Global Business Development

Michael Weisbarth

52 2017 Vice President - Finance, Controller, Treasurer

William Haag

54 1999 Vice President - International Operations

John Hofstetter

53 2012 Vice President - Sales and Global Communications Markets

J. Cecil Curlee

61 2003 Vice President - Human Resources

David Sunkle

60 2008 Vice President - Research and Engineering and Manufacturing

Caroline Vaccariello

51 2007 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Maegan Cross

32 2016 Director

J. Ryan Ruhlman

34 2015 Director

Glenn Corlett

74 2004 Independent Director

Matthew Frymier

48 2016 Independent Director

Richard Gascoigne

68 2009 Independent Director

Michael Gibbons

65 2008 Independent Director

R. Steven Kestner

63 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Ruhlman

Mr. Robert G. Ruhlman is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Ruhlman started with the Company over 35 years ago as an Associate Engineer. Over his years of service with the Company, Mr. Ruhlman was elected Chairman of the Company in July 2004. Mr. Ruhlman has served as Chief Executive Officer since July 2000, and as President since 1995. He is on the Board of Proxisafe, in which the Company has made an investment.

Dennis McKenna

Mr. Dennis F. McKenna is Executive Vice President, Global Business Development of the Company. Dennis F. McKenna was elected Executive Vice President Global Business Development in January 2015 and expanded his role to include worldwide marketing and business development strategies. Prior to that he was elected Vice President—Marketing and Global Business Development in April 2004. Mr. McKenna joined the Company in 1993 as a sales engineer and has served in various international and domestic product management, operations, and general management roles within the Company.

Michael Weisbarth

Mr. Michael A. Weisbarth has been appointed as Vice President - Finance, Controller, Treasurer of the Company effective June 1, 2017. Mr. Weisbarth is currently serves as Controller and Treasurer of the Company since September 2014. Prior to his employment with the Company, Mr. Weisbarth served as the Controller from April 2013 to April 2014 and as the Vice President, Finance/Controller from April 2008 to April 2013 of AssuraMed, Inc., a division of Cardinal, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Weisbarth held other executive finance and accounting positions, including as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 2005 through 2007 of Lesco, Inc., a provider of professional turf care products, and as Senior Vice President, Treasurer from 2002 through 2004 of Office Max, Inc., an office products retailer.

William Haag

Mr. William H. Haag, III serves as Vice President - International Operations of the Company. He was elected Vice President—International Operations in April 1999.

John Hofstetter

Mr. John M. Hofstetter is Vice President - Sales and Global Communications Markets of the Companyn. He was elected Vice President – Sales and Global Communications Markets and Business Development in April 2012. Effective January 1, 2013, his role expanded to include domestic sales responsibility for the Energy Markets and Special Industries. He has served a variety of positions in Marketing and Sales since 1988, including General Manager of Sales – Communications Markets and Special Industries, Director – Marketing and Sales Communications Markets, and Director – Global Communications Markets.

J. Cecil Curlee

Mr. J. Cecil Curlee, Jr., is Vice President - Human Resources of Preformed Line Products Company, since January 2003. He was hired in 1982 in the position of Personnel Manager at the Albemarle, North Carolina facility. He was promoted to Director of Employee Relations in September 2002.

David Sunkle

Mr. David C. Sunkle is Vice President - Research and Engineering and Manufacturing of Preformed Line Products Company. He was elected Vice President-Research and Engineering in January 2007. In addition, Mr. Sunkle has taken on the role of Vice President – Manufacturing since July 2008. Mr. Sunkle joined the Company in 1978. He has served a variety of positions in Research and Engineering until 2002 when he became Director of International Operations. In 2006, Mr. Sunkle rejoined Research and Engineering as the Director of Engineering.

Caroline Vaccariello

Ms. Caroline S. Vaccariello is General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Ms. Vaccariello was elected General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in January 2007. She joined the Company in 2005 as General Counsel and has led the Company’s legal affairs since that time. Prior to that time, Ms. Vaccariello worked as an attorney for The Timken Company from 2003 to 2005.

Maegan Cross

Ms. Maegan A R Cross is Director of the Company. She is currently the Assistant Director of Alumnae at Laurel School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, where she has worked since 2009. In her role, Ms. Ruhlman works diligently to keep alumnae connected to and engaged with their alma mater, including the coordination of a national day of community service, multiple annual events throughout the course of the year, networking and mentoring opportunities across generations and acting as a school liaison to the Alumnae Board and its various committees. She is also pursuing her Masters of Business Administration at Ohio University, with a concentration in Finance. Additionally, Ms. Ruhlman has a strong desire to give back to her community. She is currently the President and a founding member of the Rainbow Babies & Children’s Foundation Associate Board, having served as Vice President last year, the Associate Board’s first year in existence, following a year-long pilot group to develop the board. She previously worked for the Company between 2003 and 2008 within the Human Resources Department.

J. Ryan Ruhlman

Mr. J. Ryan Ruhlman is a Director of the Company. Mr. Ryan Ruhlman has worked for the Company for over ten years, recently being promoted to the role of Director, Marketing and Business Development.

Glenn Corlett

Mr. Glenn E. Corlett, Esq., is an Independent Director of Preformed Line Products Company. Mr. Corlett is currently Dean Emeritus of The College of Business at Ohio University. From July 1997 through June 2007, Mr. Corlett was the Dean and the Philip J. Gardner Leadership Professor at The College of Business at Ohio University. Mr. Corlett currently serves as a director and Chairman of the audit committee for Rocky Brands, Inc. Mr. Corlett also serves as a director of the following companies: Copernicus Therapeutics, Inc. and Palmer-Donavin Manufacturing Corporation.

Matthew Frymier

Mr. Matthew D. Frymier is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Frymier is a Founder of Corrum Capital Management, LLC, an alternative asset management firm in San Francisco, California and Charlotte, North Carolina, where he has served as Senior Advisor since June of 2016. From December 2013 through June 2016, he was the Managing Partner at Corrum, responsible for leading overall firm management and operations and leading the firm’s direct investment and strategic initiatives. Prior to that, from October 2010 through December 2013, he was President of Sterling Stamos Capital Management, an alternative asset management firm. Previously, he held several positions at Bank of America Corporation over his 17-year tenure, including Managing Director – Head of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Strategic Capital. He currently serves as a Director of the Chicago Stock Exchange, where he was elected Chairman in May 2016. In addition, he is a Director of AltX/Imatchative.

Richard Gascoigne

Mr. Richard R. Gascoigne is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gascoigne brings more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, and is well suited to be a board member, given this expertise in risk management and compliance. He was Managing Director at Marsh Inc., subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Co. from 1995 until his retirement in 2008. He held numerous positions during his career at Marsh, including two years as regional compliance officer. He has extensive experience in commercial property and casualty underwriting, specifically focusing on middle market companies. In addition, he has provided risk management consulting to clients during product development, acquisitions and market introductions.

Michael Gibbons

Mr. Michael E. Gibbons, J.D., is an Independent Director of Preformed Line Products Company. Mr. Gibbons is the founder and Senior Managing Director of Brown Gibbons Lang & Company, an investment bank. Mr. Gibbons is past Chairman and serves on the executive committee for Global M&A Partners Ltd., Dublin, Ireland; on the Northeast Ohio Advisory Board for U.S. Bank Corp., Minneapolis, Minnesota; on the board of trustees and executive committee for Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, Cleveland, Ohio; on the board of visitors executive committee for Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, Cleveland, Ohio; and serves on the Executive Committee Board of Visitors for the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Mr. Gibbons also served on the board of directors of Associated Estates Realty Corporation (AEC), Richmond Heights, Ohio, from 2004 to 2015.

R. Steven Kestner

Mr. R. Steven Kestner is an Independent Director of Preformed Line Products Company. Since September 1979, Mr. Kestner has been an attorney with the law firm Baker & Hostetler LLP, and has been Chairman of that firm since January 2004. Mr. Kestner serves on the Board of Trustees for The Cleveland Museum of Art and the Board of Directors for the Greater Cleveland Partnership.

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