Mr. Leigh J. Abramson has been nominated to serve as the MSLEF Director
...All of the nominees are presently members of the Board of Directors of SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER CORP except Mr. Abramson , and all have been approved unanimously by the Board of Directors of SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER CORP for election or re-election to the Board , as the case may be
.If any of the nominees are unavailable for election , an event which the Board of Directors of SMURFIT STONE CONTAINER CORP
does not presently anticipate , the persons named in the enclosed proxy intend to vote the proxies solicited hereby FOR the election of such other nominee or nominees as may be nominated by the Board of Directors.Nominees for Directors to be Elected at the 2001 Annual Meeting for Terms Expiring in 2002.Officers and DirectorsName & Year First Elected a DirectorPrincipal Occupation and Other Information --------------------------- ------------------------------------------
...Leigh J. AbramsonMr. Abramson , born July 5 , 1968 , has been a Principal of Morgan Stanley & Co.
.Incorporated since 2000.He joined Morgan Stanley Dean Witter in the firm's Corporate Finance Division and , since 1992 , has been in the Private Equity group
.He was an Associate from 1994 to 1998 and became a Vice President in 1998
.Since 1995 , Mr. Abramson has been a Vice President of Morgan Stanley Leveraged Equity Fund II , Inc. , the general partner of MSLEF , and of the managing member of the general partner of Morgan Stanley Capital Partners III , L.P.
.He is a director of Silgan Holdings , WebLink Wireless , Inc. , and several private companies
1221 Avenue of the Americas New York , NY 10020 Attention : Leigh J. Abramson
------- * The number of shares of Common Stock beneficially owned was determined by a review of reports made on Schedule 13G filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission
, which contain information that ( i ) of the shares shown as beneficially owned by.AXA Financial Inc
, such beneficial owner had sole voting power as to 9 , 857 , 097 of such shares , shared voting power as to 1 , 921 , 843 of such shares and sole dispositive power as to all of such shares ; ( ii ) of the shares shown as beneficially owned by Wellington Management Company , LLP
, such beneficial owner had shared voting power as to 10 , 912 , 150 of such shares and shared dispositive power as to all of such shares ; and ( iii ) of the shares shown as beneficially owned by MSLEF Associated Entities , such beneficial owners had shared voting and dispositive power as to all of such shares.Security Ownership of ManagementThe table below sets forth certain information regarding the beneficial ownership of shares of Common Stock as of March 1 , 2001 for ( i ) each of the directors and nominees for director , ( ii ) each of the Named Executive Officers and ( iii ) all directors and executive officers of the Company as a groupOfficers and DirectorsShares of mmon Stock --------------- and of Percent of cial
...Leigh J. Abramson
...Mr. Kilroy is a director of JS Group. Mr. Abramson disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares of Common Stock owned by MSLEF and related entities