Board Committees

Audit Committee Bio Position

Michael F. Goss

Audit Committee Chairman

Independent Lead Director

Michael has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2013. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Condé Nast. Prior to joining Condé Nast in January 2020, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sotheby's from March 2016 to October 2019. Michael had a 13 year career with Bain Capital, LLC until 2013, holding various senior managerial roles. He joined Bain Capital in 2001 as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, assuming the additional role of Chief Operating Officer in 2004. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Michael was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Digitas Inc., a global internet professional services firm, which he helped take public in 2000. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and a member of the board of directors of Playtex Products, Inc.

Chair

Ian G. H. Ashken

Nominating and Policies Committee Chairman

Ian has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2013. He currently serves on the boards of Nomad Foods Limited and APi Group Corporation, and is a director or trustee of a number of private companies and charitable institutions. Ian was the co-founder and Vice Chairman of Jarden from 2001 to April 2016, and President of Jarden from June 2014 until April 2016, when Jarden merged with Newell Brands Inc. Ian served on the Board of Newell Brands from that time until 2018. He served as Jarden's Chief Financial Officer until 2014 and as its Secretary until 2007. Between 1992 and 2000, he also served as the Vice Chairman and/or Chief Financial Officer of three public companies: Benson Eyecare Corporation, an optical products and services company, Lumen Technologies, Inc., a holding company that designs, manufactures and markets lighting products, and Bollé Inc., a holding company that designs, manufactures and markets sunglasses, goggles and helmets worldwide. More recently he was a director of Phoenix Group Holdings (f/k/a Pearl Group).

Member

Nichelle Maynard-Elliott

Director

Nichelle has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2018. She most recently served as Executive Director, Mergers & Acquisitions for Praxair, Inc. from 2011 to June 2019. Nichelle joined Praxair in 2003 as Senior Counsel responsible for M&A and commercial transactions for Praxair's U.S. packaged gases and healthcare businesses. She served as Assistant General Counsel of Praxair from 2007 to 2011 and transitioned to her former role of Executive Director, M&A in 2011. She is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut.

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Compensation Committee Bio Position

Christopher T. Fraser

Compensation Committee Chairman

Chris has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2019. Chris served as Chairman of the Board of KMG Chemicals Inc. from 2012 to 2018 and was a director of KMG from 2008 to 2018. He also served as Chief Executive Officer and President of KMG from 2013 to 2018. From 2006 to 2009, Chris was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Chemical Lime Company. Before joining Chemical Lime Company, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of OCI Chemical Corporation from 1996 to 2006. Prior to OCI Chemical Corporation, he held various positions of responsibility in sales, marketing, business development, operations and general management.

Chris has been a director of Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. (NYSE:PHX) since 2019, and is a member of its Audit and Compensation committees. He is also a director of Smart Chemical Solutions, LLC, a private company. He has previously served as a director at OCI Company Ltd. from 2006 to 2008, ANSAC from 1994 to 2006 and Tangoe, Inc. from 2002 to 2008, and was an operating partner of Advent International Corp. from 2011 to 2018 which he advised on transactions in the industrial sector. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut, as well as a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.

Chair

Ian G. H. Ashken

Nominating and Policies Committee Chairman

Ian has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2013. He currently serves on the boards of Nomad Foods Limited and APi Group Corporation, and is a director or trustee of a number of private companies and charitable institutions. Ian was the co-founder and Vice Chairman of Jarden from 2001 to April 2016, and President of Jarden from June 2014 until April 2016, when Jarden merged with Newell Brands Inc. Ian served on the Board of Newell Brands from that time until 2018. He served as Jarden's Chief Financial Officer until 2014 and as its Secretary until 2007. Between 1992 and 2000, he also served as the Vice Chairman and/or Chief Financial Officer of three public companies: Benson Eyecare Corporation, an optical products and services company, Lumen Technologies, Inc., a holding company that designs, manufactures and markets lighting products, and Bollé Inc., a holding company that designs, manufactures and markets sunglasses, goggles and helmets worldwide. More recently he was a director of Phoenix Group Holdings (f/k/a Pearl Group).

Member

Nichelle Maynard-Elliott

Director

Nichelle has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2018. She most recently served as Executive Director, Mergers & Acquisitions for Praxair, Inc. from 2011 to June 2019. Nichelle joined Praxair in 2003 as Senior Counsel responsible for M&A and commercial transactions for Praxair's U.S. packaged gases and healthcare businesses. She served as Assistant General Counsel of Praxair from 2007 to 2011 and transitioned to her former role of Executive Director, M&A in 2011. She is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut.

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Compensation Committee Charter

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Nominating and Policies Committee Bio Position

Ian G. H. Ashken

Nominating and Policies Committee Chairman

Ian has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2013. He currently serves on the boards of Nomad Foods Limited and APi Group Corporation, and is a director or trustee of a number of private companies and charitable institutions. Ian was the co-founder and Vice Chairman of Jarden from 2001 to April 2016, and President of Jarden from June 2014 until April 2016, when Jarden merged with Newell Brands Inc. Ian served on the Board of Newell Brands from that time until 2018. He served as Jarden's Chief Financial Officer until 2014 and as its Secretary until 2007. Between 1992 and 2000, he also served as the Vice Chairman and/or Chief Financial Officer of three public companies: Benson Eyecare Corporation, an optical products and services company, Lumen Technologies, Inc., a holding company that designs, manufactures and markets lighting products, and Bollé Inc., a holding company that designs, manufactures and markets sunglasses, goggles and helmets worldwide. More recently he was a director of Phoenix Group Holdings (f/k/a Pearl Group).

Chair

Michael F. Goss

Audit Committee Chairman

Independent Lead Director

Michael has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2013. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Condé Nast. Prior to joining Condé Nast in January 2020, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sotheby's from March 2016 to October 2019. Michael had a 13 year career with Bain Capital, LLC until 2013, holding various senior managerial roles. He joined Bain Capital in 2001 as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, assuming the additional role of Chief Operating Officer in 2004. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Michael was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Digitas Inc., a global internet professional services firm, which he helped take public in 2000. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and a member of the board of directors of Playtex Products, Inc.

Member

E. Stanley O'Neal

Director

Stan has served as a director of Element Solutions since 2013. A veteran of 21 years at Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc, until 2007, Stan served as Chairman of Merrill Lynch's Board from 2003 and Chief Executive Officer from 2002. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer, President of U.S. Private Clients, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Co-head of Global Markets and Investment Banking during his career with the firm.

Currently, Stan is a board member of Clearway Energy, Inc. and a director and member of the Audit and Finance committees of Arconic Corp., an aluminum manufacturing company and the former parent company of Alcoa Inc. Prior to April 1, 2020, Mr. O’Neal was a director and member of the Audit and Finance committees of Arconic Inc. Prior to the separation of Arconic Inc. and Alcoa Inc. in November 2016, Stan had served as a director of Alcoa from 2008 and as a member of its audit and governance and nominating committees. He was a director of General Motors Corporation from 2001 to 2006, and a director of American Beacon Advisors, Inc. (investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission) from 2009 to 2012.

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Nominating and Policies Committee Charter

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