Mr. Sutherlin serves as President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of Joy Global Inc. Prior to assuming these duties, he was Chief Operating Officer of the Joy Mining Machinery division.
Prior to joining Joy Global in 2003, Mr. Sutherlin was President and Chief Operating Officer of Varco International, Inc., a predecessor company to National Oilwell Varco, Inc. and then a $2 billion manufacturer of equipment for the global oil and gas drilling industry.
Mr. Sutherlin served the oil and gas industry as a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the National Ocean Industries Association and the Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association, where he was Chairman of the International Operations Committee. He is also a contributing author to World Energy magazine, and is currently a member of the National Coal Council and the World Coal Institute. Mr. Sutherlin is also a director and member of the Executive Committee of the National Mining Association.
Mr. Sutherlin holds a master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a dual bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University.
Mr. Sutherlin has served as a director of Tesco Corporation since March 2012, and previously was a director of Tesco Corporation from September 2002 until August 2011.
Mr. Gerard is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CBIZ, Inc., a leading provider of integrated business services and products headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. He has served as Chief Executive Officer and a director since 2000 and as Chairman since 2002. Mr. Gerard is a director of Lennar Corporation since 2000.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FMC Technologies, Inc.
Mr. Gremp is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FMC Technologies, Inc., a major manufacturer of drilling equipment. He has served as Chief Executive Officer since March 2011 and as Chairman since November 2011. Mr. Gremp previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2010 to February 2011 and as Executive Vice President of FMC Technologies’ Energy Systems business from January 2007 to March 2010. He served as Vice President of FMC Technologies’ Energy Production Systems business from 2004 to December 2006. Mr. Gremp previously served in a series of management positions of increasing responsibility after joining the company in 1975. He has served as a director of FMC Technologies, Inc. since 2011.
Mr. Hanson has served as Chairman of the corporation since 2000. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the corporation from 1999 to 2006. Mr. Hanson ran a series of industrial product and capital goods businesses before joining Joy Technologies Inc. in 1990, where he served as President of the Underground Mining Machinery Division until its acquisition by us in 1995. He has a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering/reactor physics. Mr. Hanson has also served as a director of Arrow Electronics, Inc. since 1998.
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wisconsin Energy Corporation
Mr. Klappa is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wisconsin Energy Corporation, a Milwaukee-based holding company with subsidiaries in utility and non-utility businesses since 2004. He has 20 years of experience working at a senior executive level in the public utility industry, including service as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of The Southern Company. In connection with his service to Wisconsin Energy Corporation, Mr. Klappa also serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wisconsin Energy’s public utility subsidiaries, Wisconsin Electric Power Company, which is an SEC reporting company, and Wisconsin Gas LLC. Since 2010, Mr. Klappa has also served as a director of Badger Meter, Inc., a publicly traded leader in the development and manufacture of flow management solutions.
Mr. Loynd is President of Loynd Capital Management. He was formerly Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Furniture Brands International, Inc., and previously served as Chairman and/or Chief Executive Officer, or as a director, of a number of public companies doing business in the industrial and consumer product areas.
Mr. Tate is an independent consultant. From 2005 to 2006, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, and Chief Financial Officer of TIMCO Aviation Services, Inc. Mr. Tate previously served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Thermadyne Holdings Corporation from 1995 to 2004. Mr. Tate also served as our acting Chief Financial Officer from March 4, 2008 to December 9, 2008. Mr. Tate's career also includes 18 years as an accountant with Ernst & Young, LLP, including six years as an audit partner.