Michael Hammes

Michael Hammes BS, MBA

Executive Chairman

Michael Hammes was elected as an independent non-executive director of James Hardie in February 2007. He was appointed Chairman of the Board in January 2008 and Executive Chairman in January 2022.

Experience: Mr Hammes has extensive commercial experience at a senior executive level. He has held a number of executive positions in the medical products, hardware and home improvement, and automobile sectors, including CEO and Chairman of Sunrise Medical, Inc. (2000-2007), Chairman and CEO of Guide Corporation (1998-2000), Chairman and CEO of Coleman Company, Inc. (1993-1997), Vice Chairman of Black & Decker Corporation (1992-1993) and various senior executive roles with Chrysler Corporation (1986-1990) and Ford Motor Company (1966-1986).

Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Former – Director of Navistar International Corporation (1996-2017); Director of DynaVox Mayer-Johnson (2010-2016).

Other: Resident of the United States.

Last elected: August 2021

Term expires: August 2024

Persio V. Lisboa

Persio V. Lisboa BS

Non-executive Director

Persio Lisboa was appointed as an independent non-executive director of James Hardie in February 2018. He is the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee.

Experience: Mr Lisboa has extensive senior executive experience. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Navistar, Inc. (Navistar), a leading manufacturer of commercial trucks, buses, defense vehicles and engines, a position he has held since July 2020. Prior to that position, Mr Lisboa served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Navistar from March 2017 to July 2020. Prior to that, Mr Lisboa served as President, Operations of Navistar from November 2014 to March 2017. Prior to that, Mr Lisboa served as Senior Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer of Navistar from December 2012 to November 2014, as Vice President, Purchasing and Logistics and Chief Procurement Officer of Navistar from October 2011 to November 2012, and as Vice President, Purchasing and Logistics of Navistar from August 2008 to October 2011. Prior to these positions, Mr Lisboa held various management positions within Navistar’s North American and South American operations. Mr Lisboa began his career at Maxion International Motores Brasil, followed by a move to International Engines Argentina S.A., and then to MWM-International South America.

Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Former - Director of Broadwind Energy, Inc. (since 2016-2018).

Other: Resident of the United States.

Last elected: August 2021

Term expires: August 2024

Anne Lloyd

Anne Lloyd BS

Lead Independent Director

Anne Lloyd was appointed as an independent non-executive director of James Hardie in November 2018. During fiscal year 2020, Ms Lloyd served as a member of the Audit Committee until 26 August 2019, at which time she stepped down from such position concurrent with her appointment as Interim CFO. Effective 26 August 2019, Ms Lloyd was appointed as Interim CFO, a position she held until 25 February 2020. Effective 1 June 2020, Ms Lloyd became a member of the Audit Committee and was appointed Chair of the Audit Committee, effective 8 August 2020. Ms Lloyd is a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Experience: Ms Lloyd, an experienced corporate and finance executive, served as Chief Financial Officer of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. a leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, for over 12 years from June 2005 until her retirement in August 2017. She joined Martin Marietta in 1998 as Vice President and Controller and was promoted to Chief Accounting Officer in 1999. She was subsequently appointed Treasurer (2006-2013) and promoted to Executive Vice President in 2009. Earlier in her career, Ms Lloyd spent 14 years with Ernst & Young LLP (1984-1998), latterly as a senior manager and client service executive for the natural resources, mining, insurance and healthcare industries.

Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Current – Director of Insteel Industries, Inc (since April 2019); Director of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (since 2018). Former – Director of Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (2009-2018).

Other: Resident of the United States.

Last elected: August 2019

Term expires: August 2022

Rada Rodriguez

Rada Rodriguez MSc

Non-executive Director

Rada Rodriguez was appointed as an independent non-executive director of James Hardie in November 2018. She is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee.

Experience: Ms Rodriguez has served as Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Electric GmbH, part of Schneider Electric Group, a global energy management and automation company, for 9 years and has been Senior Vice President, Corporate Alliances since 2017. Since joining the company in 1999, she has held a progression of senior roles including Head of International Research and Development for Schneider Electric Sweden, and Senior Vice President and Zone President, Central and Eastern Europe. Prior to joining Schneider Electric GmbH, she worked at Lexel Group (later acquired by Schneider) and before that she worked for 5 years at Colasit Scandinavia AB, a Swiss industrial machinery manufacturer. She started her career with K-Konsult AB, a Swedish technical consulting firm with a focus on installation technology where she worked for 5 years as a design engineer.

Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Former – Director of Eltel AB (2015-2017).

Other: Director of Messe Berlin GmbH (since 2019); Director of ZVEI (since 2014); resident of Germany.

Last elected: August 2019

Term expires: August 2022

Suzanne B. Rowland

Suzanne B. Rowland MS, BS

Non-executive Director

Suzanne B. Rowland was appointed as an independent non-executive director of James Hardie in February 2021. She is a member of the Audit Committee.

Experience: Ms Rowland has a diverse set of functional experiences and brings business leadership experience across a wide range of complex global specialty materials and industrial businesses. She most recently served as Group Vice President of the Industrial Specialties business at Ashland Global Holdings Inc. from 2016 to 2019 where she aligned commercial and asset strategies and drove focused execution resulting in profitable growth.

Prior to this, Ms Rowland served in separate Vice President and General Manager roles in Tyco International between 2009 and 2015. During this time in multiple divisions of the company, she led significant improvement in customer relationships, market position, and operational execution. Before joining Tyco International, Ms Rowland worked for Rohm and Haas Company for over twenty years, where she also held multiple senior executive roles. 

Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Current – Director of Sealed Air Corporation (since 2020); Director of SPX Flow, Inc. (since 2018); Director of L.B. Foster Co. (since 2008).     

Other: Resident of the United States.

Last elected: August 2021

Term expires: August 2024

Nigel Stein

Nigel Stein CA, BSc

Non-executive Director

Nigel Stein was appointed as an independent non-executive director of James Hardie in May 2020. He is the Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee.

Experience: Mr Stein has extensive experience in the global automotive and manufacturing sectors. He currently serves as Chairman of Inchcape plc (Inchcape), an automotive distribution, retail and financing company, a position he has held since May 2018. Mr Stein joined Inchcape as a non-executive director in October 2015.

Prior to holding this position, Mr Stein served as Chief Executive Officer of GKN plc (GKN) from January 2012 to December 2017. He joined the automotive and aerospace components supplier in 1994 and during his time with GKN held various senior positions in general management and finance including six years as Group Chief Financial Officer. Earlier in his career, Mr Stein held senior finance positions with Laird plc and Hestair plc. From 2003 until 2011, he served as an independent non-executive director on the Board of Ferguson (formerly Wolseley) plc, the leading specialist distributor of plumbing and heating products in North America and the UK. Mr Stein is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and Industry Chairman of Automotive Council.

Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Current – Director of Inchcape plc (since 2015). Former – Director of GKN plc (2001-2017).

Other: Resident of the United Kingdom.

Last elected: November 2020

Term expires: August 2023

Harold Wiens

Harold Wiens BS

Interim Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Harold Wiens was appointed Interim CEO of James Hardie in January 2022. Prior to this Harold was serving as an independent non-executive director.

Experience: Mr Wiens worked at 3M Company (3M) for thirty-eight years. He served as Executive Vice President, Industrial Business and Transportation Business from 1998 until his retirement from 3M in 2006. It is 3M’s largest and most diverse business serving many different end markets ranging from electronic to automotive and aerospace manufacturing. During this time, Mr Wiens restructured the business, leading a global implementation of Six Sigma that drove significant international growth.

Prior to holding this position, Mr Wiens served as Executive Vice President, Sumitomo 3M, 3M’s largest subsidiary, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, from 1995 to 1998 and served as Data Storage Business Leader and Vice President from 1988 to 1995 and as Memory Technologies Group Manufacturing Manager from 1983 to 1988. Mr Wiens began his career with 3M in 1968 and held many positions of increasing responsibility over his first fifteen years with 3M.

Directorships of listed companies in the past five years: Current – Director of Bio-Techne Corporation (since 2014).

Other: Resident of the United States.

Last elected: November 2020

Term expires: August 2023