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Robert H. Rock - Quaker Chemical updates director's profile 15 June 2018

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Quaker Chemical recently released their definitive SEC filing DEF 14A. The updated profile of Robert H. Rock (67), Director is shown below.

Mr. Rock has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MLR Publishing Company (and its successor, MLR Holdings, LLC), an investment company operating in the publishing and information industry, since January 6, 2015, having served as its President since 1989. Previously, he was Chairman of The Hay Group, a management consulting firm, from 1984 to 1987. Mr. Rock served as a director of Alberto-Culver Company from September 1996 to June 2011. He currently is a trustee of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Mr. Rock brings to the Board experience in organizational development, global organizations, governance, strategic planning and corporate development. Through his service on the boards of both public and private companies, he has gained valuable and diverse experience.

SECTION 1 BIOGRAPHY ROBERT H. ROCK, DIRECTOR

Mr. Rock has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MLR Publishing Company (and its successor, MLR Holdings, LLC), an investment company operating in the publishing and information industry, since January 6, 2015, having served as its President since 1989. Previously, he was Chairman of The Hay Group, a management consulting firm, from 1984 to 1987. Mr. Rock served as a director of Alberto-Culver Company from September 1996 to June 2011. He currently is a trustee of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Mr. Rock brings to the Board experience in organizational development, global organizations, governance, strategic planning and corporate development. Through his service on the boards of both public and private companies, he has gained valuable and diverse experience.

SECTION 2 QUAKER CHEMICAL CORPORATION PRICE PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (NYSE:KWR):

2.1 The Past Year

Six-bagger Quaker Chemical gains 11%

Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR), gained $US15.96 (or 11.0%) in the past year to close at $US160.98 today. Compared with the S&P 500 Index which has risen 14.0% over the same period, this is a relative price change of -3.0%. A six-bagger, the value of USD1,000 invested ten years ago is $US6,701 [vs $US2,044 for the S&P 500 Index], for a capital gain of $US4,872 and dividend re-invested of $US829. The average annualised return to shareholders [TSR or Total Shareholder Return] has been 20.9% in the past ten years.

2.2 MCap History:

In the past 5 years Market Capitalization has increased by $US1.3 billion from $US841.2 million to $US2.1 billion. Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, there has been no decline in MCap over the last 5 years.

PriceMCap (US$ M)
Last$US160.982,142.6
1 Year ago$US145.021,927.5
2 Years ago$US89.871,188.4
3 Years ago$US86.881,148.8
4 Years ago$US72.39965.1
5 Years ago$US63.14841.2

2.3 Moving Annual Return (Trailing 12 months):

Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, the Moving Annual Return has consistently exceeded 5.0%.

KWRCloseDividendsCapital Gain %% YieldAnnual Return %
Last Traded Jun 15$US160.98$US1.4211112.6
1 Year ago$US144.21$US1.3861.31.562.8
2 Years ago$US89.42$US1.283.61.55.1
3 Years ago$US86.30$US1.2019.21.720.9
4 Years ago$US72.3975.0c14.61.215.8

Close 5 years ago $US63.14.

2.4 Present Value of $US1000 invested in the past

The present value of $US1000 invested a year ago is $US1,121

PV$10001-week1-month1-year
KWR.NYSE1,0041,0721,121
S&P 500 Index1,0011,0191,143

2.5 Trailing Price Change %

1-Year price change for Quaker Chemical was 11.0%. Compared with the S&P 500 Index which rose 14.0% in the year, the relative price change was -3.0%.

Price Change %1-Month3-Month1-Year
KWR7.23.411.0
Chemicals sector1.34.916.4
S&P 500 Index2.51.214.0

SECTION 3 QUAKER CHEMICAL CORPORATION FINANCIALS AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (NYSE:KWR):

3.1 Key Financials (All figures percent)

Operating Margin deteriorated from 10.5% in 2014 to 7.9% in 2017, Return on Equity deteriorated from 14.8% in 2014 to 5.2% in 2017 and EPS Growth deteriorated from -0.2% in 2014 to -67.0% in 2017.

KWRRevenue GrowthEPS GrowthOperating MarginROE
201710-677.95.2
20161.620.811.615.5
2015-3.5-9.99.914.5
20144.4-0.210.514.8

3.2 Growth

+ Revenue growth rate has shown signs of recovery in recent years. [Year ended, all figures in %]

YearRevenue GrowthEPS GrowthEBITDA Growth
Dec 1710-67-25.7
Dec 161.620.819.3
Dec 15-3.5-9.9-25.2

3.3 Revenue and Net Profit

In the last 3 years Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) averaged 2.3% for Total Revenue and -28.9% for Net Profit.

DescriptionAnnual ($US M)3-year Avg ($US M)3-year CAGR %
Total Revenue825.97722.3
EBITDA64.674.8-12.8
Operating Profit64.674.8-7.2
Net Profit20.344.3-28.9

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

3.4 Performance (All figures in %)

Net Profit Margin 3-year average is 5.9% and Return on Equity 3-year average is 11.7%.

DescriptionAnnual3-year Avg
EBITDA Margin7.99.8
Operating Profit Margin7.99.8
Net Profit Margin2.35.9
Return on Equity5.211.7
Return on Assets2.66.4
Return on Capital Employed11.413.3

3.5 High Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In NYSE Market
Total Debt to Equity0.2In Top Quartile
Interest Cover16.6In Top Quartile
Price Change %0.7In Top Quartile

SECTION 4 QUAKER CHEMICAL CORPORATION GLOBAL RANK (NYSE:KWR):

4.1 Global Rank

Global Rank [out of 47,580 stocks]

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
MCap (US$)2.1B5,175Top
Total Assets (US$)722.1M11,720Top
Revenue (US$)825.9M7,611Top
Net Profit (US$)20.3M12,166Second
Return on Equity %5.221,619Second
Net Profit Margin %2.323,755Second
Price to Book8.532,387Third
Price Earnings81.617,783Second
Yield %0.918,689Second
PV$1000 (1Year) US$1,12115,324Second
US$ Change (1Year) %10.614,396Second
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)7611,392Top

SECTION 5 QUAKER CHEMICAL CORPORATION ACTIVITIES

Quaker Chemical Corporation (Quaker) develops, produces, and markets different formulated chemical specialty products for various heavy industrial and manufacturing applications and, in addition, offers and markets chemical management services (CMS). Quaker's principal products and services include rolling lubricants (used by manufacturers of steel in the hot and cold rolling of steel and by manufacturers of aluminum in the hot rolling of aluminum); corrosion preventives (used by steel and metalworking customers to protect metal during manufacture, storage, and shipment); metal finishing compounds (used to prepare metal surfaces for special treatments, such as galvanizing and tin plating and to prepare metal for further processing); machining and grinding compounds (used by metalworking customers in cutting, shaping, and grinding metal parts and forming compounds (used to facilitate the drawing and extrusion of metal products).

SECTION 6 RECENT NEWS ON DIRECTORS

6.1 REPORTED STOCK AWARDS

06 June 2018

Quaker Chemical director William H. Osborne awarded shares

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) director William H. Osborne, was awarded 391 shares worth $US59,995 on June 01.

06 June 2018

Quaker Chemical director Robert E. Chappell awarded shares

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) director Robert E. Chappell, was awarded 747 shares worth $US114,620 on June 01.

06 June 2018

Quaker Chemical director Fay West awarded shares

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) director Fay West, was awarded 658 shares worth $US100,964 on June 01.

06 June 2018

Quaker Chemical director Mark A. Douglas awarded shares

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) director Mark A. Douglas, was awarded 391 shares worth $US59,995 on June 01.

06 June 2018

Quaker Chemical director Robert H. Rock awarded shares

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) director Robert H. Rock, was awarded 391 shares worth $US59,995 on June 01.

06 June 2018

Quaker Chemical director Jeffry D. Frisby awarded shares

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) director Jeffry D. Frisby, was awarded 391 shares worth $US59,995 on June 01.

6.2 SHAREHOLDER VALUE ADDED BY DIRECTORS

13 May 2018

Michael F. Barry brings two-bagger value to Quaker Chemical

Michael F. Barry was appointed CEO of Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) nine years ago on May 13, 2009. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is $US2,546, for a capital gain of $US1,391 and dividend reinvested of $US154.

24 February 2018

Fay West brings two-bagger value to Quaker Chemical

Fay West was appointed Director of Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) two years ago on February 24, 2016. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is $US2,128, for a capital gain of $US1,081 and dividend reinvested of $US47. In the same period the shares were up 108.1% from $US72.7 to $US151.3.

24 February 2018

William H. Osborne brings two-bagger value to Quaker Chemical

William H. Osborne was appointed Director of Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) two years ago on February 24, 2016. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is $US2,128, for a capital gain of $US1,081 and dividend reinvested of $US47. In the same period the shares were up 108.1% from $US72.7 to $US151.3.

6.3 RECENT REPORTED SELLING

23 May 2018

Quaker Chemical global leader-metalworking;can and mining and vice president-metalworking;can and mining Jeffry Benoliel sells

Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) Global Leader-Metalworking;Can and Mining and Vice President Jeffry Benoliel sold 6,116 shares worth $US960,251 on May 21. The selling price was $US157.01. The shares hit a two-month high on the day.

6.4 UPDATED DIRECTOR PROFILES

16 June 2018

Donald R. Caldwell - Quaker Chemical updates director's profile

Quaker Chemical recently released their definitive SEC filing DEF 14A. The updated profile of Donald R. Caldwell (71), Director is shown below.Director Since: 1997Lead DirectorExecutive Committee (Chair)Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeChairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cross Atlantic Capital Partners, Inc.DIRECTOR QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTSDeep financial, entrepreneurial and business expertise perspective, especially on strategic and financial mattersExperience in financial reporting, risk assessment, strategic planning and corporate developmentDeveloped extensive experience in corporate governance, finance and strategy as a member of the boards and board committees of other public companiesMr. Caldwell, an experienced and successful investor, co-founded Cross Atlantic Capital Partners, Inc., a venture capital management company, and has served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1999. He was Chief Executive Officer of InsPro Technologies Corporation, one of Cross Atlantic Capital Partners' portfolio companies from January 2015 until his resignation on October 9, 2017. Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., a holding company with investments in the growth-stage technology and life sciences businesses, from February 1996 to February 1999. He has been our Lead Director since 2016. He is a director and Chairman of the Board of InsPro Technologies Corporation and a director of Lightning Gaming, Inc., both of which are Cross Atlantic Capital Partners' portfolio companies. He served as a director of Rubicon Technology, Inc., also a Cross Atlantic Capital Partners' portfolio company, until his resignation on November 16, 2017. In addition, he is currently a director of Haverford Trust Company and a director and Chairman of the Board of I-AM Capital Acquisition Company. He was a director of Fox Chase Bancorp. Inc. from October 2014 until July 2016.

16 June 2018

Mark A. Douglas - Quaker Chemical updates director's profile

Quaker Chemical recently released their definitive SEC filing DEF 14A. The updated profile of Mark A. Douglas (55), Director is shown below.Director Since: 2013Audit CommitteeGovernance CommitteePresident, FMC Agricultural Solutions of FMC CorporationDIRECTOR QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTSManagement experience of a global chemical businessExperience in accounting/finance, industrial marketing, organizational development, global organizations, strategic planning, corporate development, technology and scienceMr. Douglas has been President, FMC Agricultural Solutions of FMC Corporation, since October 2012. FMC is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. He previously was FMC's President, Industrial Chemicals Group from January 2011 to September 2012 and Vice President, Global Operations and International Development from March to December 2010. Before joining FMC, Mr. Douglas held various senior management positions with Dow Chemical, a leader in specialty chemicals delivering products and solutions to sectors such as electronics, water, energy and coatings. He was Vice President, President-Asia, Dow Advanced Materials from April to December 2009. Prior to that, he was based in Shanghai, China as Corporate Vice President, President-Asia, Rohm and Haas Company, a chemical manufacturing company, from March 2007 to April 2009.

16 June 2018

Fay West - Quaker Chemical updates director's profile

Quaker Chemical recently released their definitive SEC filing DEF 14A. The updated profile of Fay West (49), Director is shown below.Director Since: 2016Audit CommitteeSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SunCoke Energy, Inc.DIRECTOR QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTSExtensive experience in accounting/finance, financial reporting, risk assessment, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and business restructuring, organizational development, global organizations, strategic planning, governance and corporate developmentDeveloped additional experience in corporate governance through her service as a member of the board of directors of another public companyMs. West has, since October 2014, been Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SunCoke Energy, Inc., the largest independent producer of coke in the Americas, with 50 years of experience supplying coke to the integrated steel industry, and SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership that manufactures coke used in the blast furnace production of steel and provides coal handling services to the coke, steel and power industries. Previously, she was SunCoke Energy's Vice President and Controller from February 2011 to October 2014 and Vice President and Controller of SunCoke Energy Partners GP LLC, the general partner of SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. from July 2012 to October 2014. Prior to joining SunCoke Energy, Ms. West was Assistant Controller at United Continental Holdings, Inc., an airline holding company, from April 2010 to January 2011. Ms. West currently serves as a director of SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P.

16 June 2018

Robert E. Chappell - Quaker Chemical updates director's profile

Quaker Chemical recently released their definitive SEC filing DEF 14A. The updated profile of Robert E. Chappell (73), Director is shown below.Director Since: 1997Governance Committee (Chair)Executive CommitteeFormer Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance CompanyDIRECTOR QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTSExperience in accounting/finance, financial reporting, risk assessment, organizational development, global organizations, governance, strategic planning and corporate developmentDeveloped additional experience in corporate governance through his service as a member of the board of directors of another public companyMr. Chappell was the Chairman of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, a mutual life insurance company providing life insurance and annuity products, from January 1997 to June 2013 when he retired; its Chief Executive Officer from April 1995 to February 2011; and its President from January 2008 to March 2010. Mr. Chappell currently serves as a director of CSS Industries, Inc. and as a trustee of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company.

16 June 2018

William H. Osborne - Quaker Chemical updates director's profile

Quaker Chemical recently released their definitive SEC filing DEF 14A. The updated profile of William H. Osborne (58), Director is shown below.Director Since: 2016Compensation CommitteeGovernance CommitteeSenior Vice President of Global Manufacturing and Quality at Navistar International CorporationDIRECTOR QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTS30 years of automotive industry experienceSeasoned executive with significant experience in accounting/finance, financial reporting, engineering, global manufacturing and quality, industrial sales and marketing, organizational development, global organizations, governance, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and corporate developmentMr. Osborne has been Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing and Quality at Navistar International Corporation, a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International(Registered) brand commercial and military trucks, since August 2013. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Custom Products at Navistar from May 2011 to August 2013. Before joining Navistar, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Federal Signal Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial and airport customers, from September 2008 to October 2010.

15 June 2018

Michael F. Barry - Quaker Chemical updates CEO, chairman, director and president's profile

Quaker Chemical recently released their definitive SEC filing DEF 14A. The updated profile of Michael F. Barry (59), CEO, Chairman, Director and President is shown below.Michael F. Barry, 59Director Since: 2008Chairman of the BoardExecutive CommitteeChief Executive Officer and PresidentDIRECTOR QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTSExtensive and valuable experience acquired through his various leadership positions within QuakerExtensive knowledge of accounting/finance, financial reporting, risk assessment, industrial marketing and services, organizational development, global organizations, governance, strategic planning, corporate development, research and development and manufacturingDeveloped additional experience in corporate governance through his service as a member of the board of directors of another public companyMr. Barry has been our Chief Executive Officer and President since October 2008 and our Chairman of the Board since May 2009. He has held leadership and executive positions of increasing responsibility since joining Quaker in 1998, including Senior Vice President and Managing Director-North America from January 2006 to October 2008; Senior Vice President and Global Industry Leader-Metalworking and Coatings from July to December 2005; Vice President and Global Industry Leader-Industrial Metalworking and Coatings from January 2004 to June 2005; and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1998 to August 2004. Mr. Barry currently serves as a director of Rogers Corporation.

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