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TransDigm Group Inc (TDG.N)

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19 Jan 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

W. Nicholas Howley

64 2005 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Stein

50 2017 President, Chief Operating Officer

Robert Henderson

60 2017 Vice Chairman of the Board

James Skulina

58 2018 Interim Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Bernt Iversen

59 2012 Executive Vice President - Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions

Roger Jones

56 2015 Executive Vice President

John Leary

69 2012 Executive Vice President

Peter Palmer

52 2012 Executive Vice President

Joel Reiss

46 2015 Executive Vice President

Jorge Valladares

42 2013 Executive Vice President

Raymond Laubenthal

55 2015 Director

David Barr

53 2017 Independent Director

William Dries

65 2011 Independent Director

Mervin Dunn

63 2007 Independent Director

Michael Graff

65 2003 Independent Director

Sean Hennessy

59 2006 Independent Director

Gary McCullough

53 2017 Independent Director

Douglas Peacock

78 2003 Independent Director

Robert Small

50 2010 Independent Director

John Staer

65 2012 Independent Director

Liza Sabol

Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

W. Nicholas Howley

Mr. W. Nicholas Howley is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Howley was named Chairman of the Board of Directors of TD Group in July 2003. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of TD Group since December 2005 and of TransDigm Inc. since December 2001. Mr. Howley served as President of TD Group from July 2003 through December 2005, as Chief Operating Officer of TransDigm Inc. from December 1998 through December 2001 and as President of TransDigm Inc. from December 1998 through September 2005. Mr. Howley was a director of Polypore International Inc., a NYSE-listed manufacturer of polymer-based membranes used in separation and filtration processes through October 2012. Mr. Howley was a director of Satair A/S, a Danish public company that is an aerospace distributor, including a distributor of the Company’s products through October 2011.

Kevin Stein

Mr. Kevin M. Stein is President, Chief Operating Officer of the company. Mr. Stein was appointed Chief Operating Officer—Power in October 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Stein served as Executive Vice President and President of the Structurals division of Precision Castparts Corp. from November 2011 to October 2014 and Executive Vice President and President of the Fasteners division of Precision Castparts Corp. from January 2009 through November 2011.

Robert Henderson

Mr. Robert S. Henderson is appointed as Vice Chairman of the Board of the company. Mr. Henderson was appointed Chief Operating Officer—Airframe in October 2014. Prior to that Mr. Henderson served as Executive Vice President from December 2005 to October 2014, and as President of the AdelWiggins Group, a division of TransDigm Inc., from August 1999 to April 2008.

James Skulina

Mr. James Skulina is Interim Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. He has been with the Company since 1994. For the last six years, Mr. Skulina has been an Executive Vice President responsible for many of TransDigm’s existing businesses and new acquisitions. He has also served the Company in financial roles, including Corporate Controller and Controller for the Company’s AeroControlex business unit, and in other roles, including President of the Company’s Aero Fluid Products business. Mr. Skulina has an MBA from Cleveland State University and Bachelor of Accounting degree from Bowling Green State University.

Bernt Iversen

Mr. Bernt G. Iversen, II, is Executive Vice President - Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions of the company. Mr. Iversen was appointed Executive Vice President—Mergers & Acquisitions and Business Development in May 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Iversen served as Executive Vice President of TD Group from December 6, 2010 through May 2012 and as President of Champion Aerospace LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransDigm Inc., from June 2006 to December 2010.

Roger Jones

Mr. Roger V. Jones is Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Jones was appointed Executive Vice President in October 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Jones served as President of AeroControlex, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransDigm Inc., from September 2009 to October 2015.

John Leary

Mr. John Leary is Executive Vice President of the company. Mr. Leary was appointed Executive Vice President May 2012. Prior to that, he served as President of Hartwell Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransDigm Inc., from October 2011 to May 2012, and as President of Adams Rite Aerospace, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransDigm Inc., from June 1999 to September 2011.

Peter Palmer

Mr. Peter Palmer is Executive Vice President of the company. Mr. Palmer was appointed Executive Vice President in February 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Palmer served as President of AdelWiggins Group, a division of TransDigm Inc., from April 2010 to February 2012, and as President of CEF Industries, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransDigm Inc., from June 2008 to March 2010.

Joel Reiss

Mr. Joel Reiss is a Executive Vice President of the company. Mr. Reiss was appointed Executive Vice President in October 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Reiss served as President of Hartwell Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransDigm Inc., from May 2012 to October 2015, and as President of Skurka Aerospace, also a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransDigm Inc., from July 2010 to May 2012.

Jorge Valladares

Mr. Jorge L. Valladares, III, is Executive Vice President of the company. Mr. Valladares was appointed Executive Vice President in October 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Valladares served as President of AvtechTyee, Inc. (formerly Avtech Corporation), a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransDigm Inc., from August 2009 to September 2013, and as President of AdelWiggins Group, a division of TransDigm Inc., from April 2008 to July 2009.

Raymond Laubenthal

Mr. Raymond F. Laubenthal is President, Director of the company. He is no longer serves as President, Chief Operating Officer of TransDigm Group, Incorporated. Mr. Laubenthal was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of TD Group in December 2005, President and Chief Operating Officer of TransDigm Inc. in October 2005 and was President of AeroControlex Group, then operated as a division of TransDigm Inc., from November 1998 through September 2005.

David Barr

Mr. David A. Barr is Independent Director of TransDigm Group Incorporated. He was affiliated with Warburg Pincus LLC, a private equity fund, from 2000 - 2017, where he served as Managing Director since 2001 and as Co-Head of its Industrial and Business Services Team and member of its Executive Management Group. Mr. Barr was deemed valuable to the Board because of his extensive public company board experience, as well as enhancing the Board’s private equity approach. He brings to the Board public company board experience, as well as enhancing the Board’s private equity approach. Mr. Barr was affiliated with Warburg Pincus LLC, a private equity fund, from 2000 - 2017, where he served as Managing Director since 2001 and as Co-Head of its Industrial and Business Services Team and member of its Executive Management Group. Prior to that Mr. Barr held positions at Butler Capital Corporation and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Mr. Barr has been a director of Builders FirstSource, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed supplier of building products and services, since April 2017 and previously served on that company’s board from February 2006 - July 2016. Mr. Barr was previously a director of ARAMARK Holdings Corp., an NYSE-listed provider of food, facilities and uniform services, from November 2013 - February 2016, and Polypore International Inc., an NYSE-listed high technology filtration company, from 2006 - 2011. Mr. Barr also previously served on the Board of TransDigm Group from 2003 - 2011. Nicholas Howley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TransDigm Group,

William Dries

Mr. William Dries is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Dries was named a director of the Company in April 2011. Mr. Dries was licensed as a certified public accountant (currently on inactive status). From 2002 until 2011, Mr. Dries was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of EnPro Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of engineered industrial products. Prior to that, Mr. Dries was employed by United Dominion Industries, Inc. and Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Dries is a director of Polypore International, Inc., an NYSE-listed manufacturer of polymer-based membranes. Mr. Dries is also a director of NN Inc., a Nasdaq-listed manufacturer of precision bearing and metal components, where he is chair of the audit committee.

Mervin Dunn

Mr. Mervin Dunn is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Dunn was named a director of the Company in September 2007. Mr. Dunn is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Merv Dunn Management & Consulting, LLC, a private management consulting company, and Co-Chairman of the Board of Futuris Group of Companies Ltd, a privately-held Australian automotive supplier. Mr. Dunn was the Chief Executive Officer of Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed supplier of systems for the commercial vehicle market, from November 1999 through May 2013. Mr. Dunn was also a director of Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. through May 2013. Mr. Dunn is not currently a director of any other public companies.

Michael Graff

Mr. Michael S. Graff is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Graff was named a director of the Company in July 2003. Mr. Graff has served as a member and managing director of Warburg Pincus LLC and as a general partner of Warburg Pincus & Co., a private equity firm, since October 2003. Mr. Graff served as an advisor to Warburg Pincus LLC from July 2002 until October 2003. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Graff was President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier Aerospace, an aerospace manufacturer. Mr. Graff is a director of Builders FirstSource, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed manufacturer and distributor, and Polypore International, Inc., an NYSE-listed manufacturer of polymer-based membranes. Mr. Graff is also a director of several other privately held companies.

Sean Hennessy

Mr. Sean P. Hennessy, CPA is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Hennessy was named a director of the Company in April 2006. Mr. Hennessy has served as the Chief Financial Officer of The Sherwin Williams Company, a manufacturer and distributor of coatings and related products, since 2001. Mr. Hennessy is a certified public accountant.

Gary McCullough

Mr. Gary E. McCullough is Independent Director of the company. He has served as an investor and advisor to Abundant Venture Partners, a Chicago-based venture capital company, and to various other early stage companies since 2012. Mr. McCullough was Chief Executive Officer of Advertising Resources, Inc., a private company that provides design and packaging co-manufacturing and logistics for consumer package goods companies, from 2014 until its sale in 2017. Mr. McCullough was deemed to be a valuable to the Board because of his public company leadership and public board experience. Mr. McCullough was previously President and Chief Executive Officer and served on the Board of Directors of Career Education Corporation, a publicly traded education services company, as well as serving in management positions with increasing responsibility at Ross Products, Abbott Laboratories, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company and The Procter & Gamble Company. In addition to his service on the Board of Directors of Career Education Corporation, Mr. McCullough served on the Board of Directors of The Sherwin Williams Company from 2002 - 2011, where he served on the Audit Committee during his entire tenure and served as the Audit Committee Chair during 2011.

Douglas Peacock

Mr. Douglas W. Peacock is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Peacock was named a director of the Company in July 2003. Mr. Peacock was a founder of TransDigm Inc. and served as its President from 1993 to 1998, its Chief Executive Officer from 1993 to 2001 and its Chairman from 1993 until July 2003. Mr. Peacock has also previously served as a director of privately held companies.

Robert Small

Mr. Robert J. Small is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Small was named a director of the Company in March 2010. Mr. Small has been a Managing Director of Berkshire Partners LLC (“Berkshire”), a private equity investment firm, since 2000 and initially joined the firm in 1992. Since its inception in 2007, Mr. Small has directed Stockbridge Partners LLC, a specialized investment group within Berkshire focused on marketable securities. Mr. Small is not currently a director of any other public companies. Mr. Small was formerly a director of Hexcel Corporation, a composite materials producer primarily for aerospace and wind energy applications, and other privately held companies.

John Staer

Mr. John Staer is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Staer was named a director in January 2012. Mr. Staer retired as the Chief Executive Officer of Satair A/S, a subsidiary of Airbus (“Satair”), and a distributor of aerospace products, including parts manufactured by subsidiaries of the Company, on December 31, 2013, having served as such since 1994. Mr. Staer is a director of Ambu A/S, a Danish public company that is a manufacturer of hospital and rescue service equipment, and Dalhoff Larsen & Horneman A/S, a Danish public company that is a supplier of timber and wood products.

Liza Sabol

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

W. Nicholas Howley

18,650,700

Kevin Stein

1,187,150

Robert Henderson

7,613,080

James Skulina

2,042,960

Bernt Iversen

6,329,200

Roger Jones

4,881,850

John Leary

2,382,450

Peter Palmer

2,119,500

Joel Reiss

4,980,340

Jorge Valladares

3,631,150

Raymond Laubenthal

60,000

David Barr

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William Dries

82,400

Mervin Dunn

87,400

Michael Graff

87,400

Sean Hennessy

97,400

Gary McCullough

--

Douglas Peacock

111,654

Robert Small

82,400

John Staer

82,400

Liza Sabol

--
As Of  30 Sep 2016