Board of Directors

Anthony J. Allott, Chairman of the Board

Anthony J. Allott has been one of our Directors since June 2006 and our Chairman of the Board since April 2019. From March 2006 through August 2021, Mr. Allott was our Chief Executive Officer, and from August 2004 through March 2019 Mr. Allott was our President. Mr. Allott was also our Chief Operating Officer from May 2005 until March 2006. From May 2002 until August 2004, Mr. Allott was our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining us, Mr. Allott was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Applied Extrusion Technologies, Inc., or AET, a manufacturer of flexible packaging, since July 1996. From July 1994 until July 1996, Mr. Allott was Vice President and Treasurer of AET. From 1992 until July 1994, Mr. Allott was Corporate Controller and Director of Financial Reporting of Ground Round Restaurants. Prior to that, Mr. Allott was a certified public accountant with Deloitte & Touche LLP.

Leigh J. Abramson

Leigh J. Abramson has been one of our directors since August 2018. Mr. Abramson previously served as one of our directors from September 1996 until July 2003. Mr. Abramson has been a partner and co-head of the Industrial Growth Group of Gryphon Investors, a private equity firm, since March 2020. Mr. Abramson was a Managing Director and Partner of Metalmark Capital, a private equity fund, since its founding in 2004 until June 2020. Mr. Abramson was with Morgan Stanley Capital Partners from 1992 until 2004, and he began his career in Morgan Stanley's Investment Banking Division in 1990 until 1992. Mr. Abramson has also served, and currently serves, as a director for several private companies.

William T. Donovan

William T. Donovan has been one of our Directors since January 2018. Mr. Donovan was Chair of the Board of Rockland Industrial Holdings, LLC, a privately held manufacturer of wood flooring products for the truck trailer and container industries, from April 2006 until December 2013. From 1997 until 2005, he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Total Logistics, Inc., a company engaged in providing integrated logistic services, facility management and industrial product manufacturing that had been a publicly traded company listed on Nasdaq prior to its acquisition by Supervalu Inc. From 1987 to 1997, Mr. Donovan served as President, Chief Financial Officer and a director of Christiana Companies, Inc., a provider of warehousing and logistic services and manufacturer of drill pipe and downhole tools that had been a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange prior to its merger with Weatherford International, Inc. From 1980 to 1998, Mr. Donovan was a Principal and Managing Director of Lubar & Co., a private investment and venture capital firm. From 1976 to 1980, Mr. Donovan was an officer with Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company, now part of JPMorgan Chase & Co., where he specialized in merger and acquisition financing. Mr. Donovan is currently a director of Precision Drilling Corporation, an onshore drilling company and service provider to the oil and natural gas industries and a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange, and has served in that capacity since December 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Donovan was a director of Grey Wolf, Inc., an international land-based provider of contract drilling services to the oil and natural gas industries and a publicly traded company that had been listed on the American Stock Exchange, from June 1997 until December 2008 prior to its acquisition by Precision Drilling Corporation. Mr. Donovan has also served as a director of several other private companies.

Kimberly A. Fields

Kimberly A. Fields has been one of our Directors since July 2019. Ms. Fields currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated, or ATI, a position she has held since January 2022. ATI is a global manufacturer of technically advanced specialty materials and complex components, including stainless-steel sheet, specialty plate and specialty coil, and a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Prior to her current position, Ms. Fields served as Executive Vice President, High Performance Materials & Components (HPMC) and Advanced Alloys & Solutions (AA&S) of ATI from January 2021 through December 2021 and as Executive Vice President, Flat Rolled Products Group of ATI from April 2019 through December 2020. Prior to joining ATI, Ms. Fields was Group President for IDEX Corporation, a global company that develops, designs and manufactures fluidics systems and specialty engineered products, from July 2015 until April 2019. Ms. Fields joined IDEX Corporation in April 2014 as President, Specialty Compression and GAST Manufacturing. Prior to that, Ms. Fields was Executive Vice President for the Flat Products Group at Evraz North America, Inc., a global vertically integrated steel making and mining company, since September 2011. Ms. Fields also held leadership positions in operations, business development and engineering at General Electric Company, Alcoa, Inc., Metalspectrum, LLC, Boston Consulting Group and Owens Corning.

D. Greg Horrigan

D. Greg Horrigan has been one of our Directors since the Company's inception in 1987 and is one of the Company's Co-Founders. Mr. Horrigan was our Co-Chairman of the Board in a non-executive capacity from March 2006 through March 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Horrigan was our Co-Chief Executive Officer from March 1994 until March 2006. Mr. Horrigan was also our Co-Chairman of the Board in an executive capacity from August 2004 until March 2006 and, prior to that, our President. Prior to founding the Company in 1987, Mr. Horrigan was Executive Vice President and Operating Officer of Continental Can Company from 1984 to 1987.

Joseph M. Jordan

Joseph M. Jordan has been one of our Directors since March 2014. Mr. Jordan is a retired partner of KPMG LLP, where he was employed from April 1981 until his retirement in September 2009. At KPMG, Mr. Jordan was a partner in its Financial Services practice, serving banking and insurance company clients. He served as partner-in-charge of KPMG's New York Insurance Practice and was KPMG's National Director of Insurance Tax Services. Mr. Jordan also served as a partner in KPMG's Department of Professional Practice, specializing in SEC and PCAOB matters involving auditor independence and other regulatory matters. Following his retirement from KPMG, Mr. Jordan has served as an independent consultant. Prior to joining KPMG, Mr. Jordan began his professional career with the United States Department of Treasury.

Brad A. Lich

Brad A. Lich has been one of our Directors since October 2019. Mr. Lich currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Eastman Chemical Company, a position he has held since March 2016. Eastman Chemical Company is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day and a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Lich is responsible for the Advanced Materials and Fibers segments of Eastman Chemical Company, as well as the leadership of its marketing, sales, procurement and regional operations. Prior his current position, Mr. Lich served as Executive Vice President, Advanced Materials & Additives & Functional Products of Eastman Chemical Company since January 2014. Mr. Lich joined Eastman Chemical Company in 2001 and has been steadily promoted to positions of increasing responsibility and leadership throughout his tenure. Prior to joining Eastman Chemical Company, Mr. Lich held various leadership and commercial roles with Coatingsmart, Inc., E-Chemicals, Inc., The Valspar Corporation and The Dow Chemical Company.

R. Philip Silver

R. Philip Silver has been one of our Directors since the Company's inception in 1987 and is one of the Company's Co-Founders. Mr. Silver was our Co-Chairman of the Board in a non-executive capacity from March 2006 through March 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Silver was our Co-Chief Executive Officer from March 1994 until March 2006. Mr. Silver was also our Co-Chairman of the Board in an executive capacity from August 2004 until March 2006 and, prior to that, our Chairman of the Board in an executive capacity. Prior to founding the Company in 1987, Mr. Silver was a consultant to the packaging industry. Mr. Silver was President of Continental Can Company from June 1983 to August 1986.

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