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Aehr Test Systems (AEHR.OQ)

AEHR.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gayn Erickson

53 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kenneth Spink

57 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Kunio Sano

62 2001 President of Aehr Test Systems, Japan K.K.

Vernon Rogers

2018 Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

David Hendrickson

61 2018 Chief Technology Officer

David Fucci

70 2014 Vice President - Operations

Carl Buck

65 2011 Vice President - Marketing

Donald Richmond

62 2018 Vice President - Engineering

Rhea Posedel

75 2013 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Laura Oliphant

2019 Director

William Elder

79 1989 Independent Director

Mario Rosati

72 2009 Independent Director

John Schneider

51 2014 Independent Director

Howard Slayen

71 2008 Independent Director

Todd Kehrli

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Gayn Erickson

Mr. Gayn Erickson is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, since January 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Erickson served as corporate officer, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Verigy Ltd.’s memory test business from February 2006 until October 2011. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Agilent Technologies' Semiconductor Memory Test products. He has over 28 years of executive and general management, operations, marketing, sales and R&D program management experience, dating back to the late 1980s when he began his career in semiconductor test with Hewlett-Packard's Automated Test Group. Mr. Erickson received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University.

Kenneth Spink

Mr. Kenneth B. Spink is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company since 2015. Mr. Spink held several positions at Applied Materials, the global leader in the semiconductor capital equipment industry, including divisional controller and corporate accounting manager. He has more than 30 years of accounting and finance experience in the high tech, public accounting, leasing, service, and construction industries and began his career with accounting firm Deloitte. Mr. Spink received a B.S. in Business Administration, Accounting and Finance options, from California State University East Bay.

Kunio Sano

Mr. Kunio Sano is a President of Aehr Test Systems, Japan K.K. He joined the Company as Vice President of New System Development, Aehr Test Systems Japan K.K., the Company's subsidiary in Japan, in June 1998 and was elected President, Aehr Test Systems Japan K.K. in January 2001. From 1991 to 1998, he served as Manager of the Development Engineering Department at Tokyo Electron Yamanashi Limited, a leading worldwide semiconductor equipment manufacturer. Prior to that, Mr. Sano held a development engineering position at TOKICO LTD. and test engineering and design positions at Oki Engineering Co., Ltd. Mr. Sano received a B.S.E.E. from Sagami Institute of Technology in Kanagawa, Japan.

Vernon Rogers

Mr. Vernon Rogers is a Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the Company since 2018. During the past 22 years, Rogers has held numerous senior executive sales, marketing and operations management positions, successfully building multi-channel sales distribution and support organizations at both public and start-up technology companies in the semiconductor and system level test space. His career has focused on nanoscale inspection, manufacturing, and test technologies with such leaders as LitePoint (acquired by Teradyne), Credence Systems Corporation (acquired by Xcerra), NPTest (acquired by Credence Systems) and Schlumberger Automated Test Equipment. He also oversaw sales for FlexStar Technology, a Bay Area leader in hard disk drives (HDD) and solid-state disk drives (SSD) test and burn-in. Rogers joins Aehr Test from Global Equipment Services (GES), a global semiconductor services equipment Company, where he served in sales and marketing prior to its acquisition by Kimball Electronics.

David Hendrickson

Mr. David S. Hendrickson is a Chief Technology Officerof Aehr Test Systems since 2018. From 1999 to 2000, Mr. Hendrickson served as Platform General Manager, and from 1995 to 1999 as Engineering Director and Software Director of Siemens Medical (formerly Acuson Corporation), a medical ultrasound products company. From 1990 to 1995, Mr. Hendrickson served as Director of Engineering and Director of Software of Teradyne Inc. (formerly Megatest Corporation), a manufacturer of semiconductor capital equipment. Mr. Hendrickson received a B.S. in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology.

David Fucci

Mr. David (Dave) Fucci is Vice President - Operations of Aehr Test Systems. From February 2003 to May 2014, Mr. Fucci served as Vice President of Manufacturing Operations/Vice President of Quality & Compliance at DCG Systems, a leading provider of design-to-test solutions for the global semiconductor industry. DCG Systems was a division of Credence Systems Corporation, a provider of test solutions for the semiconductor industry, until 2008. Mr. Fucci was Director of Worldwide Operations/Supply Chain Management at Wireless Online, Inc. from 2000 to 2002. Prior to that, he was Senior Director of Manufacturing Operations for MicroTouch Systems. Mr. Fucci received his B.S.E.E. from the Northeastern University and an M.B.A. from Boston University.

Carl Buck

Mr. Carl N. Buck is Vice President - Marketing of Aehr Test Systems. He joined the Company as a Product Marketing Manager in 1983 and held various positions until he was elected Vice President of Engineering in November 1992, Vice President of Research and Development Engineering in November 1996, Vice President of Marketing in September 1997, Vice President of Contactor Business Group in May 2002, Vice President of Marketing and Contactor Business Group in October 2005, Vice President of Sales and Marketing in October 2011, and currently as Vice President of Marketing of the Company. From 1978 to 1983, Mr. Buck served as Product Marketing Manager at Intel Corporation, an integrated circuit and microprocessor company. Mr. Buck received a B.S.E.E. from Princeton University, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Donald Richmond

Mr. Donald P. Richmond II is a Vice President - Engineering of AEHR TEST SYSTEMS since 2018. Mr. Richmond was co-founder, member of the Board of Directors, and Vice President of Operations at ChipScale Inc. / Micro SMT Inc., a leader in chip scale packaging of semiconductor ICs & discrete circuits. Prior to that, Mr. Richmond served as president of TEAM Holdings LTD. / TEAM International LTD., a semiconductor packaging subcontract. Mr. Richmond has over 40 years of executive and general management, operations, customer support and R&D program management experience dating back to the mid-1970s when he began his career in semiconductor design with Signetics Corporation. Mr. Richmond received a B.S.E.E. Technology from DeVry Institute Arizona.

Rhea Posedel

Mr. Rhea J. Posedel is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2013. Mr. Posedel served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since the Company’s inception in 1977 until January 2012. From the Company’s inception through May 2000, Mr. Posedel also served as President of the Company. Prior to founding the Company, Mr. Posedel held various project engineering and engineering managerial positions at Lockheed Martin Corporation, Ampex Corporation, and Cohu, Inc. Mr. Posedel received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from San Jose State University and an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University.

Laura Oliphant

Dr. Laura Oliphant is Director of the Company. Dr. Oliphant served as an Investment Director at Intel Capital, Intel's venture capital organization, from 2001 to 2016, where she made and managed investments in the semiconductor capital equipment and materials areas, including semiconductor test equipment. While at Intel, she was awarded the company's highest award, the Intel Achievement Award, for the strategic impact of her contributions. She also served as a supply chain program manager in Intel's Technology and Manufacturing Group, responsible for negotiating major technical and commercial contracts. After leaving Intel, Dr. Oliphant served as CEO of Translarity, an investor-backed, semiconductor test startup. She currently serves as a Managing Partner with Spirit Ventures, a new VC firm focused on investment in key enabling technologies for future applications. Dr. Oliphant is a holder of the National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellowship, and has served on the boards of numerous companies throughout her career. She currently holds board seats at Novelda AS and Numascale AS, both technology companies based in Oslo, Norway. She received her PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

William Elder

Dr. William W. R. Elder is an Independent Director of Aehr Test Systems. From 1981 to 1996, Dr. Elder was the Chief Executive Officer of Genus, Inc., a semiconductor equipment company, and then again from 1998 until the company was acquired by AIXTRON AG in 2005. Dr. Elder retired from AIXTRON AG in December 2007. Dr. Elder was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Maskless Lithography, Inc., a capital equipment start-up company based in San Jose, California, from 2010 until the sale of its assets to Chimeball Technology, a Taiwanese equipment company, in 2015. Dr. Elder received a B.S.I.E. and an honorary Doctorate Degree from the University of Paisley in Scotland.

Mario Rosati

Mr. Mario M. Rosati, J.D. is Independent Director of the Comapny. He is a member of the law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Professional Corporation, which he joined in 1971. Mr. Rosati is a director of Sanmina Corporation, a publicly-held electronics manufacturing services company, as well as several privately-held companies. Mr. Rosati received a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

John Schneider

Mr. John M. Schneider is Independent Director of the Company, since December 2014. Mr. Schneider co-founded Private Wealth Advisors and PWA Securities, a SEC-Registered Registered Investment Advisor and FINRA-registered Broker/Dealer, in 2003 and 2008, respectively. In July 2015, Mr. Schneider sold his ownership position in both companies to create a new SEC-Registered Investment Advisor, JMS Capital Group Wealth Services. He has been the owner and President of JMS Real Estate, commercial real estate investment and property management, and JMS Development, general contracting, since their creation in 2008 and 2014, respectively. Mr. Schneider has served on a variety of non-profit boards and is a Certified Financial Planner. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics.

Howard Slayen

Mr. Howard T. Slayen is a Independent Director of Aehr Test Systems. He has been providing independent financial consulting services to various organizations and clients. From October 1999 to May 2001, Mr. Slayen served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Quaartz Inc., a web-hosted communications company. From 1971 to September 1999, Mr. Slayen held various positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers/Coopers & Lybrand, including his last position as a Corporate Finance Partner. Mr. Slayen currently serves as a director for several non-profit organizations. Mr. Slayen received a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

Todd Kehrli

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