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The following is an excerpt from a 10-K SEC Filing, filed by CONTINENTAL GLOBAL GROUP INC on 4/2/2007.
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CONTINENTAL GLOBAL GROUP INC - 10-K - 20070402 - DIRECTORS_AND_OFFICERS

Item 10. Directors and Executive Officers of the Registrant

The following table sets forth certain information regarding the directors and executive officers of the Company, as of March 15, 2007:

Name                         Age    Position with the Company

Ronald W. Kaplan             55     President and Chief Executive Officer
James L. Smothers            50     Vice President
Jimmy L. Dickinson           64     Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
John Edwards                 54     Managing Director, Continental Conveyor &
                                      Equipment Pty. Ltd.
Anthony C. Sanders           55     Managing Director, Continental Conveyor Ltd.
Edward F. Crawford           67     Director
Donald F. Hastings           78     Director
Wayne F. Hunnell             60     Director
C. Wesley McDonald           66     Director
Robert J. Tomsich            76     Director
James W. Wert                60     Director

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Set forth below is a brief description of the business experience of each director and executive officer of the Company.

Mr. Kaplan was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective February 13, 2006. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kaplan had been employed since 1979 with Harsco Corporation, a multinational provider of industrial services and engineered products. Mr. Kaplan held various positions with Harsco, serving as President of the Harsco GasServ division since 1998.

Mr. Smothers has served as Vice President of the Company since October 2001 and has also served as President of Continental Conveyor & Equipment Company since April 2006. Prior to being named President of Continental Conveyor & Equipment Company, Mr. Smothers served as Executive Vice President from October 2001 through April 2006 and as Vice President from August 1999 through October 2001. In addition, Mr. Smothers served as Director of International Sales and Manager of Systems Engineering of Continental Conveyor & Equipment Company from 1992 through 1999 and Managing Director of CCE Pty. Ltd. in 1999.

Mr. Dickinson has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since its inception. Mr. Dickinson has also served as Vice President of Finance of Continental Conveyor & Equipment Company since 1973 and as a Director of CCE Pty. Ltd. since 1996.

Mr. Edwards has served as Managing Director of Continental Conveyor & Equipment Pty. Ltd., the Company's Australian operation, since February 2001. Mr. Edwards joined the company with the acquisition of Huwood International in the United Kingdom and transferred to the Australian operations serving as Operations Director from 1998 to 2001.

Mr. Sanders has served as Managing Director of Continental Conveyor Ltd., the Company's United Kingdom operation, since January 2001. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Sanders was employed as Global Business Development Manager of Finning UMS (Canada), a heavy duty capital equipment distributor in the mining area. In addition to service with other material handling equipment companies, Mr. Sanders served 21 years with Huwood Ltd. and Dowty Meco Ltd. (Dowty Group PLC), the predecessor companies to the Company's United Kingdom operations.

Mr. Crawford has served as a Director of the Company since its inception. In addition to his service with the Company, Mr. Crawford has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Park-Ohio Industries, Inc. since 1992.

Mr. Hastings has served as a Director of the Company since its inception. In addition to his service with the Company, Mr. Hastings served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and as Director of Lincoln Electric Company from 1992 to 1997.

Mr. Hunnell has served as a Director of the Company since January 2007. In addition, from 2003 to 2006 Mr. Hunnell served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Blue Bird Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of a broad range of buses and related products, including transit and shuttle buses, coaches, and luxury motor homes. Prior to his service with Blue Bird Corporation, from 1998 to 2002 Mr. Hunnell served as Senior Vice President of Joy Global and President and Chief Operating Officer of Joy Mining Machinery, a manufacturer and distributor of underground mining equipment.

Mr. McDonald has served as a Director of the Company since August 2000. Prior to his service with the Company, Mr. McDonald served as Executive Vice President of Operations for Consol Inc. from 1985 to his retirement in 1999.

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Mr. Tomsich has served as a Director of the Company since its inception. In addition, Mr. Tomsich has served as President and Director of Nesco, Inc. (including predecessors of Nesco, Inc.) since 1956.

Mr. Wert has served as a Director of the Company since its inception. In addition, Mr. Wert is President of Clanco Management Corporation, an investment advisory firm located in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to his service with the Company, he held a number of executive management positions including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer over his twenty year career with KeyCorp, a financial services company based in Cleveland, Ohio, and its predecessor, Society Corporation. He serves on the Board of Directors of Park-Ohio Holdings, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, and Marlin Leasing Corporation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Audit Committee Membership
Effective May 19, 2005, the Company's Board of Directors elected the following three independent board members to serve on the Audit Committee: Mr. James W. Wert, Chairman, Mr. Donald F. Hastings, and Mr. Edward F. Crawford. During 2006, Mr. Wert resigned from his position on the audit committee, leaving a vacancy on the committee. Effective March 22, 2007, the Company's Board of Directors voted to set the membership of the audit committee at two members, with Mr. Hastings and Mr. Crawford filling these positions. The Audit Committee's principal function is to assist the board of directors with its oversight responsibilities with respect to the integrity of the Company's financial statements and financial reporting process.

Audit Committee Financial Expert
The Company's board of directors has not determined whether the Company has an audit committee financial expert as defined by Item 401(h) of Regulation S-K of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Code of Ethics
The Company has not adopted a written code of ethics governing the principal executive officer, principal financial officer, principal accounting officer or controller (or those performing similar functions). The Company does not believe it is necessary to adopt a separate code of ethics relating to these officers. The Company expects all of its employees to comport to the highest ethical standards in the conduct of the Company's business.

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