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Gibraltar Industries Inc (ROCK.OQ)

ROCK.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Montague

70 2016 Chairman of the Board, Independent Director

Frank Heard

58 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Timothy Murphy

53 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Cherri Syvrud

50 2016 Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Organizational Development

Jeffrey Watorek

37 2017 Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

Sharon Brady

66 2015 Independent Director

Craig Hindman

62 2014 Independent Director

Vinod Khilnani

64 2014 Independent Director

James Nish

58 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Montague

Mr. William P. Montague is Chairman of the Board and Independent Director of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Mark IV Industries, Inc. (“Mark IV”), a manufacturer of engineered systems and components from 1986 to 1996, as Mark IV’s President and a Director from 1996 through 2004, and as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Mark IV from 2004 to 2008. In April 2009, subsequent to Mr. Montague’s retirement, Mark IV filed for bankruptcy protection. Mr. Montague also serves on the Board of Directors of Endo International plc., where he is chairman of the compensation committee and serves on the audit, transaction, and nominating and corporate governance committees. Mr. Montague’s qualifications to serve on the Company’s Board include his ability to offer the perspectives of a chief executive officer along with his extensive financial and accounting experience acquired during his career with Mark IV and as a certified public accountant. His experience as a director, chief financial officer, and chief executive officer with other public companies with complex capital resource requirements and diverse geographical operations similar to the Company provides significant value to the Board. Mr. Montague's 24 years of experience on the Board and long-term exposure to senior executives of the Company provides a unique perspective regarding Gibraltar's culture.

Frank Heard

Mr. Frank G. Heard is President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company., effective January 1, 2015. He joined Gibraltar as President and Chief Operating Officer in 2014 with more than 25 years of experience in the building products industry. Prior to Gibraltar, Mr. Heard served as President of the Building Components Group, a division of ITW. In that role, he had global responsibility for the strategic direction and operational performance of 25 business units in 18 countries across a wide range of industry segments including residential and commercial construction, retail, and component manufacturing. Prior to serving as President of the Building Components Group, Mr. Heard held various executive management roles for ITW dating back to 1990. Mr. Heard’s qualifications to serve as a member of the Company’s Board include his demonstrated leadership skills as President of the Company since May 2014 through present, his integral knowledge of the markets in which the Company operates, its competitors, products, personnel, manufacturing facilities, and target markets as well as his global operating company experience in the building products industry at ITW.

Timothy Murphy

Mr. Timothy F. Murphy has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company effective April 1, 2017. He served various roles as a director within the Company’s Finance function from 2004 to 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Murphy served as a Senior Manager at KPMG. He graduated from the University of Buffalo with bachelor’s and master's degrees in accounting and economics, respectively.

Cherri Syvrud

Ms. Cherri L. Syvrud is Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Organizational Development of the Company. Prior thereto, Ms. Syvrud had a 28-year career with ITW where she last served as a Platform Director of Human Resources, developing and implementing processes to increase operational effectiveness and talent development globally. She graduated from the University of St. Francis with a bachelor’s degree in business.

Jeffrey Watorek

Mr. Jeffrey Watorek is Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary of the Company. He joined Gibraltar as Manager of External Reporting in 2008 and in 2012 he was appointed Director of Financial Planning & Analysis. His experience at Gibraltar includes budgeting and forecasting, managing the Company's real estate portfolio, as well as valuation and due diligence of prospective M&A targets. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Watorek served as a Manager at Ernst & Young. He holds a BA and MBA from Canisius College.

Sharon Brady

Ms. Sharon M. Brady is an Independent Director of the Company. She served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Illinois Tool Works, Inc. ("ITW"), a Fortune 200 diversified industrial manufacturer. Prior to ITW, she progressed through a series of leadership roles for large-cap companies in the manufacturing, retail, and pharmaceutical industries. Ms. Brady’s qualifications to serve on the Company’s Board reflect her extensive experience in global talent development, as well as in the design and implementation of leadership development frameworks, executive compensation plans, governance processes, and culture change strategies, including diversity initiatives and succession planning.

Craig Hindman

Mr. Craig A. Hindman is an Independent Director of the Company, effective October 28, 2014. He is a global executive with 35 years of leadership experience across multiple industry segments. Most recently, Mr. Hindman was Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the Industrial Packaging Group of businesses at ITW. In that role, he was responsible for 110 business units operating in 30 countries, and was successful in growing revenues and increasing margins through innovation and business simplification initiatives. He also completed two acquisitions before leading the sale of the Industrial Packaging Group to The Carlyle Group in 2014. Mr. Hindman spent more than two decades in ITW’s Construction Products Group, providing him with significant experience in and familiarity with end markets also served by Gibraltar. He graduated from Colgate University with a bachelor’s degree and from Northwestern University with an MBA. Addiitonally, he serves as a director of a number of not-for-profit organizations and private companies, including Wilsonart International which he serves as a member of the compensation committee. Mr. Hindman’s qualifications to serve on the Company’s Board include his experience as an executive with responsibility for the financial and operational performance of global industrial business units within a best-in-class, Fortune 200 company. Other qualifications include his experience in the integration of acquired businesses and business simplification over a period of more than 20 years.

Vinod Khilnani

Mr. Vinod M. Khilnani is an Independent Director of the Company., effective October 28, 2014. He was Executive Chairman of the Board at CTS Corporation from January 2013 to May 2013, a sensors and electronics components company with operations in North America, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Khilnani previously served as CTS Corporation’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2009 to 2013, President and Chief Executive Officer from 2007 until 2009, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2007. In addition to implementing growth and market diversification strategies at CTS Corporation, he successfully led restructuring and acquisition transactions, completed private equity and debt offerings, and established operations in Eastern Europe and Asia. Mr. Khilnani is currently a director of Materion Corporation, 1st Source Corporation (parent of 1st Source Bank) and ESCO Technologies, Inc. He serves as lead independent director, chairman of the nominating and corporate governance committee, and a member of the compensation committee of Materion Corporation; chairman of the audit committee and member of the compensation committee of 1st Source Corporation; and chairman of the compensation committee at ESCO Corporation. Mr. Khilnani’s qualifications to serve on the Company’s Board include his service as a director of publicly-held, global organizations in a number of industries, his leadership role as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CTS Corporation, and his extensive background in accounting and finance for global manufacturing entities.

James Nish

Mr. James B. Nish is an Independent Director of the Company. He brings 28 years of investment banking experience serving clients in a variety of international industrial manufacturing markets. Most recently, he led the Mid-Cap Corporate Investment Banking team at J.P. Morgan Chase. Prior to that, he was head of the Industrial Manufacturing Group at Bear Stearns, where he worked for 22 years. He also serves on the board of Scorpio Bulkers Inc., where he also serves on the audit committee. Mr. Nish’s qualifications to serve on the Company’s Board reflect his experiences centered on helping global industrial manufacturing companies accelerate their growth through mergers, acquisitions, and capital market transactions. A Certified Public Accountant, he has extensive experience in accounting, finance, personnel assessments, and currently serves as an adjunct professor at Baruch College and Pace University where he teaches both undergraduate business and MBA courses.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Montague

249,998

Frank Heard

3,644,290

Timothy Murphy

648,889

Cherri Syvrud

497,549

Jeffrey Watorek

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Sharon Brady

134,998

Craig Hindman

139,998

Vinod Khilnani

144,998

James Nish

137,498
As Of  31 Dec 2016