Board of Directors

Jeffrey S. Edwards
Jeffrey S. Edwards
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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Business Experience: With more than 35 years of automotive industry experience, Jeffrey Edwards serves as chairman and CEO of Cooper Standard, a position he has held since May 2013. He joined Cooper Standard as CEO and became a member of the Company's board of directors in October 2012. Since joining Cooper Standard, Edwards has been focused on driving value through culture, innovation and results.

Edwards also serves on the board of directors of Standex International Corp., where he serves on the Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.

Prior to joining Cooper Standard, Edwards held positions of increasing responsibility at Johnson Controls, Inc. from 1984 to 2012. Most recently, he led the Automotive Experience Asia Group, serving as corporate vice president as well as group vice president and general manager.

Edwards earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in 1984 from Clarion University in Pennsylvania. He has also completed an executive training program at INSEAD, an international graduate business school and research institution.

Skills and Experience: Industry/ Leadership/ Operational/ Corporate Finance/ Mergers & Acquisitions/ International Business/ Engineering & Material Science/ Production & Manufacturing/ Innovation & Technology Strategy/ Management of Intellectual Property

Other Current Public Company Directorships: Standex International Corp.

Former Public Company Directorships (past 5 years): None

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John G. Boss
John G. Boss
Director since May 2020
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Business Experience: John G. Boss has been a director of the Company since May 2020. Until his retirement in March 2020, Mr. Boss was the president and chief executive officer of Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (“MPM”), a global producer of silicones, quartz and specialty ceramic materials, serving in this capacity for 6 years. Mr. Boss also served as a director of MPM Holdings Inc. from October 2014 to March 2020 and served as President of the Silicones & Quartz Division when joining MPM in March 2014 to December 2014. Mr. Boss’ career spans more than 30 years in the specialty chemicals and materials industry, including various executive leadership positions with Honeywell International, a producer of commercial, industrial and consumer products. Mr. Boss also serves on the board of directors of Wabash National Corporation, where he serves on the Compensation and Nomination and Governance Committees. Mr. Boss has a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing and Finance from Rutgers Graduate School of Management in 1996 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University in 1981.

Skills and Experience: Industry / Leadership / Operational / Corporate Finance / Mergers & Acquisitions / International Business / Engineering & Material Science / Production & Manufacturing / Innovation & Technology Strategy / Management of Intellectual Property

Committees: Innovation and Business Diversification

Other Current Public Company Directorships: Wabash National Corporation

Former Public Company Directorships (past 5 years): MPM Holdings Inc.

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Richard J. Freeland
Richard J. Freeland
Director since May 2020
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Business Experience: Richard J. Freeland has been a director of the Company since May 2020. Mr. Freeland served as president and chief operating officer of Cummins Inc., a global manufacturer of engines, power systems, and related components, from July 2014 to October 2019, prior to which he served in various senior leadership positions, including vice president and president of the Engine Business from 2010 to 2014, president of the Components Group from 2008 to 2010, and president of Worldwide Distribution Business from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Freeland serves on the board of directors of Valvoline Inc., where he serves on the Compensation and Governance and Nominating Committees, and on the Purdue University, Krannert School of Management Advisory Council. Mr. Freeland received a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in 1979 and a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana University in 1987.

Skills and Experience: Industry / Leadership / Operational / Mergers & Acquisitions/ International Business / Production & Manufacturing / Innovation & Technology Strategy / Management of Intellectual Property

Committees: Nominating and Corporate Governance

Other Current Public Company Directorships: Valvoline Inc.

Former Public Company Directorships (past 5 years): Cummins Inc. and Sauer-Danfross

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Adriana E. Macouzet-Flores
Adriana E. Macouzet-Flores
Director since May 2020
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Business Experience: Adriana E. Macouzet-Flores has been a director of the Company since May 2020. Ms. Macouzet-Flores is vice president, Latin America and PMC general manager, Latin America of PPG Industries de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., a subsidiary of PPG Industries Inc., a manufacturer and distributer of a broad range of paints, coatings and specialty materials, prior to which she served as its general manager, Latin America North and general manager, Automotive OEM Coatings from January 2012 to June 2017. Ms. Macouzet-Flores held several other positions of increasing responsibility at PPG Industries since she started with the company in 1989. Ms. Macouzet-Flores has over 25 years of leadership experience in multinational settings. She earned an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from Universidad La Salle, Mexico City; Mexico City, Mexico, and has completed executive training courses in Finance Management at University of Michigan Ross School of Business; Corporate Strategy at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business; and Women on Boards at Harvard Business School.

Skills and Experience: Industry / Leadership / Operational / Mergers & Acquisitions / International Business / Engineering & Material Science / Production & Manufacturing / Innovation & Technology Strategy / Management of Intellectual Property

Committees: Innovation and Business Diversification

Other Current Public Company Directorships: None

Former Public Company Directorships (past 5 years): None

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David J. Mastrocola
David J. Mastrocola
Director since May 2010 / Lead Director since January 2011
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Business Experience: David J. Mastrocola has been a director of the Company since May 2010 and lead director since January 2011. Mr. Mastrocola is a private investor. Previously, Mr. Mastrocola served as partner and managing director of Goldman, Sachs & Co. During his 22 years at Goldman, Sachs & Co., he held a number of senior management positions in the Investment Banking Division, including heading or coheading the corporate finance, mergers/strategic advisory and industrials/natural resources departments, as well as serving as a member of firm-wide capital and commitments committees. Prior to this, he was a senior auditor at Arthur Anderson & Co. Mr. Mastrocola also serves on the Board of Trustees of Save the Children Foundation where he serves on the executive, finance and administration (chair), and nominating and governance committees. He earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University and his undergraduate degree from Boston College.

Skills and Experience: Leadership / Corporate Finance / Mergers & Acquisitions / International Business

Committees: Compensation

Other Current Public Company Directorships: None

Former Public Company Directorships (past 5 years): None

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Justin E. Mirro
Justin E. Mirro
Director since May 2015
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Business Experience: Justin E. Mirro has been a director of the Company since May 2015. Mr. Mirro is the CEO of Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp II, a special purpose acquisition company, and also serves as chairman of its board of directors, prior to which he was the president of Kensington Capital Partners LLC, an investor in automotive and industrial businesses, until 2020 when Kensington Capital Partners LLC merged with QuantumScape Corporation. Mr. Mirro has over 19 years of automotive investment banking experience, most recently as a managing director and head of automotive investment banking at RBC Capital Markets, a global investment bank, from June 2011 to December 2014. Prior to that, he was head of automotive investment banking at Moelis & Co. from August 2008 to May 2011 and was also head of North American automotive investment banking at Jefferies & Company from March 2005 to July 2008. Prior to his investment banking career, Mr. Mirro worked as an engineer for General Motors and Toyota. Mr. Mirro serves on the board of directors of QuantumScape Corporation as lead independent director, chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and member of the audit committee. He also serves on the board of directors of Speedstar Holding LLC and as chairman of the external advisory board of the University of Michigan College of Engineering. He earned his Master of Business Administration degree from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business and his undergraduate degree from The University of Michigan College of Engineering.

Skills and Experience: Industry / Leadership / Corporate Finance / Mergers & Acquisitions/ Engineering & Material Science

Committees: Nominating and Corporate Governance; Innovation & Business Diversification

Other Current Public Company Directorships: QuantumScape Corporation; Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. II

Former Public Company Directorships (past 5 years): Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp.

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Christine M. Moore
Christine M. Moore
Director since August 2021
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Business Experience: Christine M. Moore has been a director of the Company since August 2021. Ms. Moore is Executive Vice President and General Auditor, Comerica Bank prior to which she held positions of increasing responsibility, including Senior Vice President & Deputy General Auditor from 2014 to 2016, Senior Vice President & Audit Director from 2004 to 2014 and Senior Auditor, Audit Manager, Audit Director from 1991 to 1999. She has also served as Controller, Jordan Services Inc. from 2000 to 2004 and began her accounting and auditing career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms. Moore holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Marygrove College and a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Detroit Mercy. She has participated in the Leadership at the Peak, a Center for Creative Leadership Executive Leadership Program, Inforum’s Center for Women’s Leadership Executive Leadership Program, as well as earned: the Certified Public Accountant (CPA); Certified Information System Auditor (CISA); Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS); and Certified Fiduciary and Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS) designations. She currently serves as the chair and executive board member of the Alternative for Girls organization and is a member of the Michigan Association of CPAs, Information Systems Audit & Control Association, Institute of Internal Auditors, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, the Executive Leadership Council, and is the executive sponsor for Comerica’s African American Network employee resource group.

Skills and Experience: Leadership / Internal Audit / Accounting / Information Systems

Committees: Audit

Other Current Public Company Directorships: None

Former Public Company Directorships (past 5 years): None

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Robert J. Remenar
Robert J. Remenar
Director since May 2015
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Business Experience: Robert J. Remenar has been a director of the Company since May 2015. Mr. Remenar is president of Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. II, a special purpose acquisition company, and also serves as vice chairman of its board of directors, prior to which served as president and chief executive officer of Chassix Inc., a manufacturer of chassis systems, from July 2012 to June 2014. He also served as president and chief executive officer of Nexteer Automotive from December 2010 to June 2012, and president of Delphi Steering/Nexteer Automotive from April 2002 to November 2012. Prior to this, he held a number of executive positions within Delphi Corp. since 1998 and several executive and managerial positions within General Motors since 1985. Mr. Remenar also serves on the board of directors for PKC Group Plc. He earned his Master of Business and Professional Accountancy degrees from Walsh College and his undergraduate degree from Central Michigan University.

Skills and Experience: Industry / Leadership / Operational / Corporate Finance / Mergers & Acquisitions / International Business / Engineering & Material Science / Production & Manufacturing / Innovation & Technology Strategy / Management of Intellectual Property

Committees: Compensation (Chair); Audit

Other Current Public Company Directorships: Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. II

Former Public Company Directorships (past 5 years): Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp.; PKC Group Plc (became private in 2017)

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Sonya F. Sepahban
Sonya F. Sepahban
Director since May 2016
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Business Experience: Sonya F. Sepahban has been a director of the Company since May 2016. Ms. Sepahban is the CEO and a director of OurOffice, Inc., developer of an enterprise software platform to measure, benchmark and improve diversity and inclusion. From 2009 to 2015, she served as senior vice president of engineering, development and technology at General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics Combat Systems Group, a global aerospace and defense company. From 1997 to 2009, she held a number of leadership positions with Northrop Grumman Space Technology, including chief technology officer and senior vice president and chief engineer. Prior to this, Ms. Sepahban held a number of technical and management positions at the NASA Johnson Space Center. Ms. Sepahban earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston, a master’s degree in chemical engineering from Rice University, a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University, and a political science degree from the Institute of Political Sciences.

Skills and Experience: Industry / Leadership / Operational / Mergers & Acquisitions / International Business / Engineering & Material Science / Production & Manufacturing / Innovation & Technology Strategy / Management of Intellectual Property

Committees: Compensation; Innovation & Business Diversification (Chair)

Other Current Public Company Directorships: None

Former Public Company Directorships (past 5 years): None

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Thomas W. Sidlik
Thomas W. Sidlik
Director since January 2014
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Business Experience: Thomas W. Sidlik has been a director of the Company since January 2014. Mr. Sidlik spent 34 years in the automotive industry until his retirement in 2007 from the board of management of DaimlerChrysler AG. Prior to this he served as chairman and CEO of Chrysler Financial Corp. He also served as chairman of the Michigan Minority Business Development Council, and as the vice chairman and chairman of the board of regents of Eastern Michigan University. He earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago and his undergraduate degree from New York University.

Skills and Experience: Industry / Leadership / Operational / Corporate Finance / Mergers & Acquisitions / International Business

Committees: Nominating and Corporate Governance (Chair); Audit

Other Current Public Company Directorships: None

Former Public Company Directorships (past 5 years): Delphi Automotive Inc., Aptiv PLC

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Stephen A. Van Oss
Stephen A. Van Oss
Director since August 2008
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Business Experience: Stephen A. Van Oss has been a director of the Company since August 2008. Mr. Van Oss currently serves as an Operating Partner, Distribution for Gamut Capital Management, a New York based private equity firm. From 2009 until his retirement in December 2015, Mr. Van Oss served as senior vice president and chief operating officer and director of WESCO International, Inc., a supply chain solutions company. He served as a senior vice president and chief financial and administrative officer of WESCO from 2004 to 2009 and as vice president and chief financial officer of WESCO from 2000 to 2004. Prior to this, he served as WESCO’s director of information technology from 1997 to 2000 and as its director of acquisition management in 1997. Mr. Van Oss serves on the board of directors of JPW Industries as the chairman and is a member of the audit and compensation committees. He is also a trustee of Robert Morris University and a member of the finance and audit committees. He earned his graduate degree from Cleveland State University, undergraduate degree from Wright State University and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Ohio.

Skills and Experience: Industry / Leadership / Operational / Corporate Finance / Mergers & Acquisitions / International Business / Production & Manufacturing

Committees: Audit (Chair); Compensation

Other Current Public Company Directorships: None

Former Public Company Directorships (past 5 years): None

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