Directors and Executive Officers
|Robert H. Getz
|Chairman of the Board; Director
|Michael L. Shor
|President and Chief Executive Officer; Director
|Donald C. Campion
|Dawne S. Hickton
|Larry O. Spencer
|Brian R. Shelton
|Angela M. Kohlheim
|Vice President – General Counsel
|Marlin C. Losch III
|Vice President – Sales and Distribution
|Daniel W. Maudlin
|Vice President – Finance; Chief Financial Officer; Treasurer
|Scott R. Pinkham
|Vice President – Tube and Wire Products
|David L. Strobel
|Vice President – Operations
|David Van Bibber
|Controller and Chief Accounting Officer
|Vice President – Chief Information Officer
Biographies of Directors and Executive Officers
Robert H. Getz has been a director since March 31, 2006 and was elected as the Company’s Chairman of the Board effective September 1, 2018. Mr. Getz also serves as a member of the Compensation and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committees. Mr. Getz is Managing Partner 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. Prior to the formation of Cornerstone, Mr. Getz served as a Managing Director and Partner of Prudential Equity Investors and Prudential Venture Capital. Mr. Getz has served on the boards of numerous public and private technology, manufacturing and metals and mining companies. Mr. Getz currently serves on the Board of Directors of Techtronic Industries (HKG:0669), a designer and manufacturer of power tools and products with leading brands such as Milwaukee and Ryobi. He also serves on the board of Ero Copper (TSX:ERO), a copper mining and exploration company. Mr. Getz formerly served as a Director of Jaguar Mining until 2019. He also served as a Director of NewMarket Gold Inc. until 2016. The board believes that Mr. Getz’s experience as an investor and extensive record as a director of other domestic and international companies, as well as his wide variety of operating experience, enable him to lead the board with his valuable perspective on a variety of strategic issues.
Michael L. Shor was elected as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer effective September 1, 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Shor served as the Company’s interim President and Chief Executive Officer from May 29, 2018 through August 31, 2018. Mr. Shor has been a director since August 1, 2012, and served as Chairman of the Board from February 2017 through August 2018. 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 Carpenter’s operating divisions. From November 2016 through February 2018, Mr. Shor was a member of the board of AG&E Holdings Inc. (OTC QB: AGNU), a 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 lead the Company in its strategic direction, operational excellence and growth initiatives, and continued development of its ESG activities.
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 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 MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT), a public company, where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Compensation Committee. 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, computer systems, human resources, global operations and lean manufacturing as well as his experience serving as a director of other companies leads him to being a financial expert and 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.
Dawne S. Hickton has been a director since July 1, 2017. She also serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Audit and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committees of the Board. Ms. Hickton is Chair and CEO of Cumberland Additive Inc., an aerospace, space and defense specialty metals additive manufacturing company. From June 2019 to June 2022, she was Executive Vice President and President of the Critical Missions Solutions line of business at Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. (NYSE: J), a technical professional services firm, and she was a member of the board of directors at Jacobs from May 2015 to July 2019. Ms. Hickton was a Founding Partner of Cumberland Highstreet Partners, Inc., an executive strategic consulting firm for manufacturing businesses, where she currently has an advisory role. She previously served as Vice Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of RTI International Metals, Inc. (NYSE:RTI), from 2007 until its sale to Alcoa Corporation in 2015. Ms. Hickton was Chair of the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland from 2018 to 2020 and was a Director of Triumph Aerospace Group (NYSE: TGI) from 2015 to 2019 and a Director of FNB Corporation (NYSE: FNB) from 2006 to 2013. In addition, she is currently a Trustee for the University of Pittsburgh and is an Emeritus Board Member of the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum. In December 2022, Ms. Hickton was nominated to serve on the National Space Counsel’s User Advisory Group (UAG). The Board believes that Ms. Hickton’s leadership experience in specialty metals, her extensive experience on public boards, as well as her knowledge of Haynes’ key markets are benefits to Haynes.
Larry O. Spencer, General, USAF (Ret.) has served as a director since January 1, 2020 and serves as Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. General Spencer currently serves as President of the Armed Forces Benefit Association and Chairman of the Board and President of 5Star Life Insurance Company. General Spencer served until March 1, 2019 as President of the United States Air Force Association, a position he held since his retirement as a four star general in 2015 after serving 44 years with the United States Air Force. General Spencer held positions of increasing responsibility with the Air Force, which included Vice Chief of Staff, the second highest ranking military member in the Air Force. General Spencer served as Vice Commander of the Oklahoma City Logistics Center, where he led repair and overhaul operations for a myriad of Air Force aircraft and engines. General Spencer was also the first Air Force officer to serve as the Assistant Chief of Staff in the White House Military Office, and he served as Chief Financial Officer and Director of Mission Support at a major command. General Spencer currently serves as a member of the board of directors of the Whirlpool Corporation since August 2016 and the Triumph Group, Inc. since February 2018. The Board believes it benefits from General Spencer’s experiences as a leader of large, complex organizations and global business operations and logistics and his knowledge of aerospace and insights into defense and government affairs.
Alicia Masse has been a director since March 9, 2023. She also is a member on the Audit Committee as well as the Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Masse serves on two non-profit boards in Detroit. Ms. Masse has served as a Senior Managing Director at B. Riley Advisory Services since 2020. Prior to joining B. Riley, Ms. Masse was the Managing Director and founder of Alderney Advisors, an advisory firm providing financial and strategic solutions for clients primarily in the automotive and logistics industries. Prior to founding Alderney, Ms. Masse served in Senior Client Advisory roles at Ernst and Young and Arthur Andersen. She also served in a leadership role in finance at Ford Motor Company. Ms. Masse has a proven track record for leadership in global, multi-cultural, diverse environments creating opportunities for stakeholders to achieve optimal solutions to difficult and complex situations. While Ms. Masse’s focus has been on restructuring in the automotive sector, she also has experience in financing companies. The Board believes that Ms. Masse’s leadership experience, her experience on boards, as well as her knowledge of financial and strategic solutions are benefits to Haynes.
Brian R. Shelton has been a director since March 9, 2023. He is also is a member on the Audit Committee as well as the Compensation Committee. Mr. Shelton serves as an Independent Director for Graham, Independent Director for Milender White, and a former Executive Member for American Civil Constructors. Mr. Shelton recently retired from Jacobs Engineering after 17 years (previously CH2M Hill, which Jacobs acquired in 2017). Mr. Shelton was the Senior Vice President – Finance, for Jacobs Engineering as well as the Chief Financial Officer of Jacob’s Critical Mission Solutions business unit. Prior to CH2M Hill, Mr. Shelton served as CFO of American Civil Constructors, and held various positions in the investment and commercial banking industry. Mr. Shelton also served in Special Forces for the United States Marine Corps. The Board believes that Mr. Shelton’s expertise in the global business services sector and success as an investment banker capitalizing on mergers and acquisitions are benefits to Haynes.
Angela M. Kohlheim has served as Vice President – General Counsel since January 2023. Prior to that, Ms. Kohlheim served as Chief Legal Officer – General Counsel for American Pain Consortium Management since August 2021. Ms. Kohlheim also served as Counsel at Faegre Drinker Biddle and Reath for four years, and Corporate Counsel – Governance Manager for Franklin Electric Co., Inc., a publicly traded, global manufacturer, for ten years prior to that. In addition to her MBA, Ms. Kohlheim is licensed to practice law in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky.
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).
Scott R. Pinkham has served as Vice President – Tube and Wire Products since September 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Pinkham served as Vice President – Manufacturing since March 2008, after having served in various manufacturing and production capacities with the Company prior to that date.
David L. Strobel has served as Vice President – Operations since September 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Strobel acted as a consultant to manufacturing companies through his company, Silver Eagle Consulting. Mr. Strobel previously served in a number of roles at Carpenter Technology Corporation, including as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer.
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 in the State of Pennsylvania (inactive).
Gregory Tipton has served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer since January 3, 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Tipton served as the Americas Regional CIO for Dometic, a Swedish global company. Mr. Tipton began his IT career at Procter and Gamble and has experience outside of IT including roles as Plant Manager, Product Manager and Director of Sales.