Board of Directors

Our corporate governance processes and policies help guide our officers, employees and board of directors incorporate sound judgment, integrity and honesty into their daily decisions. This governance provides the structure through which the objectives of the company are set, and the means of attaining those objectives and monitoring performances are determined. High standards of integrity are a critical foundation of Multi Packaging Solutions’ operations and drives public perception, confidence and trust. To maintain this public trust we must far exceed the minimum standard of conduct that is required.

Marc Shore

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Shore joined MPS in March 2005. Mr. Shore has 38 years of experience in the print-based specialty packaging industry. Prior to joining MPS, Mr. Shore was CEO of Shorewood Packaging, which grew under his direction from $72 million in sales to $680 million, becoming one of the largest independent packaging companies in North America at that time. Mr. Shore led Shorewood through a successful IPO in 1986 and for 14 years as a public company, before its sale to International Paper (“IP”). Following IP’s acquisition of Shorewood in 2000, Mr. Shore continued as President of the business and as a corporate officer of IP until 2004. Mr. Shore received his B.S. in business administration from Boston University. Our Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. Shore should serve as a director because of his leadership role with our company and his extensive experience in and knowledge of the packaging industry.

Zeina Bain

Director

Ms. Bain is a Managing Director at Carlyle and she advises on European buyout opportunities. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2001, Ms. Bain was an associate at European Digital Capital, a technology venture capital fund, and she also previously worked as an investment banking analyst in the emerging markets group at Merrill Lynch. Ms. Bain received her B.A. in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford University. Ms. Bain is an observer on the Board of Directors of Axalta Coating Systems Limited and formerly served on the boards of directors of AZ Electronic Materials, Britax Childcare, Firth Rixson and RAC Limited, among others. Our Board of Directors has concluded that Ms. Bain should serve as a director because she brings extensive experience regarding the management of public and private companies and has significant core business skills, including financial and strategic planning.

George Bayly

Director

Mr. Bayly currently serves as principal of Whitehall Investors, LLC, a consulting and venture capital firm, having served in that role since August 2008. Mr. Bayly served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Altivity Packaging LLC, a maker of consumer packaging products and services, from September 2006 to March 2008. He also served as Co-Chairman of U.S. Can Corporation from 2003 to 2006 and Chief Executive Officer in 2005. In addition, from January 1991 to December 2002, Mr. Bayly served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ivex Packaging Corporation. From 1987 to 1991, Mr. Bayly served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Olympic Packaging, Inc. Mr. Bayly also held various management positions with Packaging Corporation of America from 1973 to 1987. Prior to joining Packaging Corporation of America, Mr. Bayly served as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy. Mr. Bayly currently serves on the Board of Directors of ACCO Brands Corporation and Treehouse Foods, Inc. and formerly served on the board of directors of Graphic Packaging Holding Co. Mr. Bayly holds a B.S. from Miami University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University. Our Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. Bayly should serve as a director because of his experience as a former executive of numerous packaging companies and his extensive understanding of the operational, financial and strategic issues facing public and private companies.

Richard H. Copans

Director

Mr. Copans is a Managing Director at Madison Dearborn concentrating on investments in the basic industries sector. Prior to joining Madison Dearborn in 2005, Mr. Copans was an analyst with Thomas H. Lee Partners and Morgan Stanley & Co. Mr. Copans received his A.B. in economics from Duke University and his M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Mr. Copans formerly served on the boards of directors of BWAY Holding Company, Schrader International and Yankee Candle Company, Inc. Our Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. Copans should serve as a director because he brings, among other things, extensive financial and management expertise and experience, extensive knowledge of and experience in the packaging industry and manufacturing sector and general business and financial acumen.

Eric Kump

Director

Mr. Kump became a director in June 2015. Mr. Kump is a Managing Director at Carlyle with responsibility for coverage of the U.K. market. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2010, Mr. Kump was a Managing Director and head of the London-based private equity team of Dubai International Capital (“DIC”). While at DIC, he was on the board of various investments including Alliance Medical, Almatis, Travelodge, Mauser Group and Merlin Entertainments Group. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director with Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity (“MLGPE”), where he was a member of the investment committee and a director of numerous portfolio companies. While at MLGPE, he focused on investments in a range of industries, including financial services, consumer, distribution, industrial and healthcare. Mr. Kump received his B.A. in finance and accounting from Pace University and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Kump currently sits on the board of directors of Integrated Dental Holdings Limited. Our Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. Kump should serve as a director because he brings extensive experience regarding the management of public and private companies and has significant core business skills, including financial and strategic planning.

Gary McGann

Director

Mr. McGann was previously Chief Executive Officer of the Smurfit Kappa Group from 2002 until his retirement in 2015 and President and Chief Operations Officer of the Smurfit Group from 2000 to 2002. He joined the Smurfit Group in 1998 as Chief Financial Officer. He has held a number of senior positions in both the private and public sectors over the previous 20 years, including Chief Executive of Gilbeys of Ireland Group and Aer Lingus Group plc. He is Chairman of Paddy Power plc and Aon Ireland, a non-executive Director of the Smurfit Kappa Group, Green REIT plc and the Irish Business Employers Confederation, a former member of the European Round Table of Industrialists and Chairman of the Confederation of European Paper Industries. Mr. McGann obtained a B.A. from University College Dublin and holds a M.S. degree in Management Science. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Accountants (FCCA) and an Honorary Fellow of the National College of Ireland. Our Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. McGann should serve as a director because of his experience in and knowledge of the packaging industry and his extensive understanding of the operational, financial and strategic issues facing public and private companies

Thomas S. Souleles

Director

Mr. Souleles became a director in June 2015. Mr. Souleles is a Managing Director at Madison Dearborn concentrating on investments in the basic industries sector. Prior to joining Madison Dearborn in 1995, Mr. Souleles was with Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc. Mr. Souleles received his A.B. in The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs from Princeton University, his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Souleles currently sits on the boards of directors of Packaging Corporation of America and Children’s Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and on the board of trustees of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Illinois Chapter. Our Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. Souleles should serve as a director because he brings, among other things, extensive financial and management expertise and experience, extensive knowledge of and experience in the packaging industry and basic industries sector and general business and financial acumen.

Jason Tyler

Director

Jason Tyler is the Global Head of the Institutional Group at Northern Trust Asset Management with oversight of institutional sales, client relationship management and advisory services, including the Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) and Defined Contribution (DC) practices. Previously, Jason was the Head of Corporate Strategy at Northern Trust. In this capacity, Jason was responsible for the coordination of strategic planning and merger and acquisition activity for the Company.