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Directors and Executive Officers

Mark M. Comerford President and Chief Executive Officer; Director
Michael L. Shor  Chairman of the Board; Director
Donald C. Campion Director
John C. Corey  Director
Robert H. Getz Director
William P. Wall Director
Janice W. Gunst Vice President - General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
V.R. Ishwar Vice President - Marketing and Technology
Marlin C. Losch III Vice President - Sales and Distribution
Daniel W. Maudlin Vice President - Finance; Chief Financial Officer; Treasurer
Jean C. Neel Vice President - Corporate Affairs
Scott R. Pinkham Vice President - Manufacturing
Gregory M. Spalding Vice President - Tube and Wire Products
David Van Bibber Controller and Chief Accounting Officer
Jeffrey L. Young Vice President - Chief Information Officer

Biographies of Directors and Executive Officers


Mark M. Comerford was elected President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company in October 2008. Before joining the Company, from 2004 to 2008, Mr. Comerford was President of Brush Engineered Materials Alloy Division and President of Brush International, Inc., affiliates of Materion Corporation, formerly known as Brush Engineered Materials, Inc., a company that manufactures high‑performance materials. The Board believes Mr. Comerford’s years of experience driving international growth at various advanced materials manufacturing companies provide valuable strategic insights to the Board. In addition, his leadership experience and acumen in strategic and operating roles based in the United States and Asia, as well as his experience as a top executive at Haynes, all make him well qualified to serve as a director.

Michael L. Shor has been a director since August 1, 2012. Mr. Shor serves as Chairman of the Board and as a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and Risk Committee of the Board. Mr. Shor retired as Executive Vice President—Advanced Metals Operations & Premium Alloys Operations of Carpenter Technology Corporation on July 1, 2011 after a thirty‑year career with Carpenter Technology. At Carpenter, Mr. Shor held managerial positions in technology, marketing, and operations before assuming full responsibility for the performance of the Company’s operating divisions. Mr. Shor is a member of the Board of AG&E Holdings Inc. (OTC‑QB: AGNU), a leading parts distributor and service provider to the casino and gaming industry. The Board believes Mr. Shor’s extensive management experience, and specific specialty materials experience, provides valuable insight to advise the Company on its strategic direction, operational excellence and growth initiatives.

Donald C. Campion has been a director since August 31, 2004. Mr. Campion also serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Risk Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Board. Mr. Campion has also served on several company boards, both public and private. He currently serves on the board of MCBC Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT), a public company, where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Compensation Committee. In addition, Mr. Campion serves on a private company board as audit committee chair and as a member of various board committees. From 2013 through 2014, Mr. Campion was a member of the board of directors of Cash Store Financial, Inc., a publicly traded company with shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Campion previously served as Chief Financial Officer of several companies, including VeriFone, Inc., Special Devices, Inc., Cambridge, Inc., Oxford Automotive, Inc., and Delco Electronics Corporation. The Board believes Mr. Campion’s substantial tax and accounting experience built through his career in finance at several significant corporations, his work in engineering and lean manufacturing and his experience serving as a director of other companies make him well qualified to serve as a director. Mr. Campion’s tax and accounting acumen also qualify him as the Company’s Audit Committee financial expert.

John C. Corey has been a director since August 31, 2004. Mr. Corey also serves as Chairman of the Risk Committee and as a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board. From January 2006 until his retirement in March 2015, Mr. Corey served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Stoneridge, Inc., a global manufacturer of electrical and electronic components, modules and systems for the automotive, medium‑ and heavy‑duty truck, agricultural and off‑highway vehicle markets. From October 2000 through December 2005, Mr. Corey served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Safety Components International, Inc., a global manufacturer of automotive airbags.  From January 2014 until December 31, 2015, Mr. Corey served on the board and was Chairman of the Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association, which represents the interests of suppliers to the motor vehicle industry.  Mr. Corey has also served on several company boards, both public and private.  The Board believes Mr. Corey’s extensive experience as a President and Chief Executive Officer, garnered in service of a New York Stock Exchange listed corporation, as well as substantial operations, international and business development experience, make him well qualified to serve as a director.

Robert H. Getz has been a director since March 31, 2006. Mr. Getz also serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Audit and Risk Committees of the Board. Mr. Getz is a private investor and founder of Pecksland Capital Partners, a private investment firm. Prior to 2016, Mr. Getz served as a Managing Director and Partner of Cornerstone Equity Investors, LLC, a private equity investment firm which he co‑founded in 1996. Mr. Getz also serves on the Board of Directors of Jaguar Mining (TSX: JAG.TO), a public company where he serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Governance, Audit and Finance Committees. Mr. Getz formerly served as a Director of NewMarket Gold Inc. and as Chairman of the Board of Crocodile Gold Corp., prior to its acquisition by NewMarket Gold in 2015. Mr. Getz also formerly served on the Board of Directors of Centurion International, Inc., Global Alumina, Novatel Wireless, Inc. and SITEL Corporation amongst others. The Board believes Mr. Getz’s experience as a private equity investor and extensive experience as a director of other public and private companies, as well as the wide variety of his operating experience, enables him to share with the Board valuable perspectives on a variety of issues.

William P. Wall has been a director since August 31, 2004. Mr. Wall also serves as the Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Wall is a managing member of OQ Partners, LLC, a private investment firm headquartered in Lexington, MA. Mr. Wall is a member of the Board of Directors of STAAR Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ: STAA), where he serves as Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee and Audit Committee. Mr. Wall is also a member of the Board of Directors of Altisource Residential Corporation (NYSE: RESI), where he serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee, Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. From February 2006 until June 2015, Mr. Wall served as general counsel of Abrams Capital Management, LLC, a value‑oriented investment firm headquartered in Boston. Prior to joining Abrams Capital, Mr. Wall was a partner at a hedge fund for two years and was employed with Fidelity Investments for seven years, concluding as a Managing Director in its private investment group. The Board believes, in addition to his experience as an attorney, Mr. Wall provides financing and investment analysis experience as a result of his career in the investment management industry. Mr. Wall’s leadership, investment and corporate governance experience enable him to advise the Company on its strategic direction, allocation of capital and management development.

Janice W. Gunst has served as Vice President - General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since August 2011. Prior to that, Mrs. Gunst was a partner at Ice Miller LLP since 2005 and an associate with Ice Miller LLP from 1998 to 2004.

Venkat Ishwar has served as Vice President - Marketing and Technology since January 2010. Dr. Ishwar was Senior Vice President of Forgital USA between July 2008 and December 2009. Prior to that, he was Director of Marketing and Business Development at Haynes International and has served in various marketing, research, engineering and production positions since joining the Company in January 1982. 

Marlin C. Losch III has served as Vice President - Sales and Distribution since January 2010. Prior to that he served as Vice President - North American Sales since February 2006. Mr. Losch was Midwest Regional Manager prior to that position and has served in various marketing, quality, engineering and production positions since joining the Company in February 1988.

Daniel W. Maudlin has served as Vice President – Finance and Chief Financial Officer since December 2012.  Prior to that, he served as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since September 2004. Prior to his employment with the Company, Mr. Maudlin was corporate controller at Jordan Specialty Plastics, Inc. from April 2001. Mr. Maudlin is a licensed CPA in the State of Indiana (inactive).

Jean C. Neel has served as Vice President - Corporate Affairs of the Company since April 2000. Prior to that, Ms. Neel served as Director - Corporate Affairs since joining the Company in July 1999.

Scott R. Pinkham has served as Vice President - Manufacturing since March 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Pinkham served as Vice President - Manufacturing Planning since March 2004, after having served in various manufacturing and production capacities with the Company prior to that date.

Gregory M. Spalding has served as Vice President - Tube and Wire Products since May 2009. Prior to that, he served as Vice President - Haynes Wire and Chief Operating Officer since February 2006 and as Vice President - North American Sales since he joined Haynes in July 1999. 

David Van Bibber has served as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since December 2012.  Prior to that, he served as Director of Finance at Belden, Inc. from 2009 to 2012 and Director of Finance at Zimmer, Inc. from 2004 to 2009.  Mr. Van Bibber is a licensed CPA (inactive) in the State of Pennsylvania.     

Jeffrey L. Young has served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer since November, 2005, after having served the Company in various Information Technology positions.

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