Gerald G. Nadig

GERALD G. NADIG was promoted to President and Chief Executive
Officer of Material Sciences Corporation in 1997 and was named
Chairman of the Board in 1998. Prior to this he served in several
key management positions with Material Sciences since joining the
company in 1989 as Executive Vice President of Pre Finish Metals,
a subsidiary of Material Sciences. In 1990 he was named President
and Chief Operating Officer of Pre Finish Metals and appointed
President and Chief Operating Officer of Material Sciences in
1991. In 1997 he was named President and Chief Executive Officer.
In 1998 he became Chairman of the Board of Directors of Material
Sciences Corporation. Prior to joining Material Sciences, Mr.
Nadig served as Vice President and General Manager of Allied
Products Corporation’s Littell Division. He started his business
career with Rockwell International. Mr. Nadig holds a Master’s
Degree in Business from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts
Degree in Economics from Harvard University where he graduated
cum laude. Currently he is a member of the Board of Directors of
Tokheim Corporation, a member of the Chicago Board of the
National Association of Corporate Directors, a member of the
Advisory Board of Northwestern University’s MMM Program, a member
of the National Coil Coaters Association, and a senior member of
the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.