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Stepan Co (SCL.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Frank Stepan

58 2016 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Luis Rojo

46 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, IR Contact Officer

Frank Pacholec

63 2019 Interim Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer, Vice President - Strategy and Corporate Development

Scott Behrens

49 2014 Vice President, General Manager - Surfactants

Sean Moriarty

49 2017 Vice President, General Manager - Polymers

Matthew Eaken

56 2018 Vice President and Corporate Controller

Arthur Mergner

55 2017 Vice President, Supply Chain

Debra Stefaniak

57 2018 Vice President - Business Enablement

Edward Wehmer

65 2016 Lead Independent Director

F. Quinn Stepan

80 2016 Director

Michael Boyce

71 2010 Independent Director

Randall Dearth

55 2012 Independent Director

Joaquin Delgado

59 2011 Independent Director

Gregory Lawton

68 2006 Independent Director

Jan Reed

59 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Frank Stepan

Mr. Frank Quinn Stepan, Jr., is a Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Stepan Company. Mr. Stepan, Jr. has served as Chairman of the Company since January 2017 and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 2006. In his over 30-year career with the Company, Mr. Stepan, Jr. has served in a number of positions of increasing responsibility and in a variety of functions within the Company’s operations. Mr. Stepan, Jr.’s day-to-day strategic leadership provides the Board of Directors with extensive knowledge of the Company’s operations.

Luis Rojo

Mr. Luis E. Rojo is appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Stepan Company. April 30, 2018. He has held various finance leadership positions globally with increasing responsibility during his 21 year career with Proctor & Gamble Co. (“P&G”), most recently serving as Global Hair Care Finance Director at P&G. Mr. Rojo’s assignments included positions in China and Latin America.

Frank Pacholec

Mr. Frank Pacholec is Interim Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer since January 2019 and as Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development since June 2016. He served as Vice President, Research and Development and Corporate Sustainability Officer from May 2010 until June 2016.

Scott Behrens

Mr. Scott R. Behrens serves as Vice President, General Manager - Surfactants of the Stepan Company. since September 2014. From January 2010 to September 2014 he served as Vice President – Business Management.

Sean Moriarty

Mr. Sean T. Moriarty is Vice President and General Manager – Polymers since September 2017. From September 2014 through September 2017, he served as Vice President and General Manager – North America Surfactants. From January 2012 through September 2014 he served as Vice President – Global Consumer Products.

Matthew Eaken

Mr. Matthew J. Eaken is re designated as Vice President and Corporate Controller of the Stepan Company. He is no longer Interim Chief Financial Officer effective April 30, 2018. Mr. Eaken has served in various capacities for the Company since June 1998, including in his current role as Vice President and Corporate Controller of the Company since January 2011.

Arthur Mergner

Mr. Arthur W. (Art) Mergner is appointed as Vice President, Supply Chain of the Stepan Company Effective August 16, 2017. From April 2014 until August 2017, he served as Vice President and General Manager - Polymers. From June 2013 until April 2014, he served as Vice President - North America Polymers

Debra Stefaniak

Ms. Debra A. Stefaniak serves as Vice President, Business Enablement since October 2018. From February 2014 to September 2018, she served as Vice President, Business Transformation and from May 2009 to February 2014, she served as Vice President, Global Logistics.

Edward Wehmer

Mr. Edward J. Wehmer is a Lead Independent Director of the Stepan Company. Mr. Wehmer is President and Chief Executive Officer of Wintrust Financial Corporation, a financial services company. Mr. Wehmer is also a Certified Public Accountant and serves as a director for Wintrust Financial Corporation. Mr. Wehmer provides the Board of Directors with expertise in strategic, financial, banking and accounting matters. Mr. Wehmer also has extensive experience with acquisitions.

F. Quinn Stepan

Mr. F. Quinn Stepan serves as a Director of the Stepan Company. Mr. Stepan served as Chairman of the Company from 1984 to 2016. In his over 50-year career with the Company, Mr. Stepan has held numerous positions, including Chief Executive Officer. In addition, Mr. Stepan is a director of Fermi Research Alliance, LLC, a joint partnership of the University of Chicago and the Universities Research Association. Mr. Stepan’s experience as the Company’s former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer provides the Board of Directors with extensive knowledge of the Company’s history, operations and strategy.

Michael Boyce

Mr. Michael R. Boyce serves as an Independent Director of Stepan Company. Mr. Boyce is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PQ Corporation, a global specialty chemical and catalyst company. Mr. Boyce serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Peak Investments, an operating and acquisition company. Mr. Boyce also serves as a director for AAR Corporation. Mr. Boyce provides the Board of Directors with global executive leadership in the chemical industry as well as expertise in strategic business matters.

Randall Dearth

Mr. Randall S. Dearth serves as an Independent Director of Stepan Company. Mr. Dearth is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Calgon Carbon Corporation, a global manufacturer of activated carbon and innovative treatment systems. Mr. Dearth also serves as a director for Calgon Carbon Corporation. Prior to joining Calgon Carbon Corporation, Mr. Dearth served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of LANXESS Corporation, a global chemicals manufacturer. Mr. Dearth provides the Board of Directors with global executive leadership in the chemical industry and a global perspective on European leadership, strategy and business conditions

Joaquin Delgado

Dr. Joaquin Delgado serves as an Independent Director of Stepan Company. Dr. Delgado is the Executive Vice President, Consumer Business Group of 3M Company, a global diversified technology company. Dr. Delgado has also held other executive leadership positions at 3M Company and holds a doctorate in polymer science and engineering. Dr. Delgado provides the Board of Directors with chemistry and innovation expertise and current global business, operational, manufacturing, marketing and corporate development experience.

Gregory Lawton

Mr. Gregory E. Lawton serves as an Independent Director of Stepan Company. Mr. Lawton is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of JohnsonDiversey, Inc., a leading global provider of cleaning and hygiene solutions to the institutional and industrial marketplace. Mr. Lawton previously held various leadership roles at other companies and also serves as a director for General Cable Corporation and American Trim. Mr. Lawton provides the Board of Directors with global expertise and executive leadership from the consumer products industry, and extensive experience with employee development.

Jan Reed

Ms. Jan Stern Reed serves as Independent Director of Stepan Company. Ms. Reed is the former Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., a global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise, as well as the former Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Walgreen Co. Prior to Walgreens, Ms. Reed was the Executive Vice President of Human Resources, General Counsel and Secretary of Solo Cup Company. Ms. Reed also serves as a director for AngioDynamics, Inc. Ms. Reed provides the Board of Directors with global executive leadership in legal, corporate governance and strategic business matters as well as extensive experience with acquisitions and employee development.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Frank Stepan

3,716,940

Luis Rojo

928,331

Frank Pacholec

--

Scott Behrens

1,138,300

Sean Moriarty

813,842

Matthew Eaken

492,249

Arthur Mergner

1,133,090

Debra Stefaniak

--

Edward Wehmer

204,980

F. Quinn Stepan

192,611

Michael Boyce

179,980

Randall Dearth

169,980

Joaquin Delgado

169,980

Gregory Lawton

184,980

Jan Reed

177,480
As Of  31 Dec 2018