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Advanced Energy Industries Inc (AEIS.OQ)

AEIS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Grant Beard

58 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Paul Oldham

55 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Neil Brinker

43 2018 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Thomas McGimpsey

57 2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Governmental Affairs and Corporate Secretary

Yuval Wasserman

64 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Frederick Ball

56 2008 Independent Director

Tina Donikowski

59 2018 Independent Director

Ronald Foster

68 2014 Independent Director

Edward Grady

71 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Rohrs

68 2006 Independent Director

John Roush

54 2016 Independent Director

Brian Smith

2018 Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Grant Beard

Mr. Grant H. Beard is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He currently serves as a senior executive Operating Partner for Blue Point Capital, a private equity firm, and as an Executive in Residence at Summit Partners, a global alternative investment firm. Mr. Beard served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wynnchurch Industries, LLC, a diversified holding company investing in engineered product businesses, from January 2016 to June 2017. Mr. Beard also served as a Senior Advisor to Wynnchurch Capital Ltd. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Mr. Beard served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wolverine Advanced Materials LLC, a Wynnchurch company, from July 2012 until October 2015. Mr. Beard served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Constar International, Inc. from 2010 to 2012, where he led the financial and operational restructuring of Constar’s global packaging business that was later sold to Plastipak Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Beard served as President & CEO of TriMas Corporation, Chairman & CEO of Health Media, and Global Group President of Fluid Management Products at Dana/Echlin Corporation. In addition, Mr. Beard served as a senior executive Operating Partner with Blue Point Capital from 2009 to 2014. Mr. Beard also has experience at two private equity/merchant banking groups, Anderson Group and Oxford Investment Group, where he was actively involved in corporate development, strategy and operations management.

Paul Oldham

Mr. Paul R. Oldham is appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He joined the Company in May 2018 as its Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. Previously Mr. Oldham served as the Senior Vice President of Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. ("ESI"), a developer and manufacturer of laser-based production equipment, from February 17, 2016 until December 4, 2017, and as the Vice President of Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of ESI from January 7, 2008 until February 16, 2016. Prior to joining ESI, Mr. Oldham was employed at Tektronix, Inc., a test, measurement, and monitoring company, since 1988, where he held several senior leadership positions, including Vice President Finance and Corporate Controller, Vice President - Treasurer and Investor Relations and European Operations Controller. Mr. Oldham has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and an MBA in accounting and finance from Brigham Young University.

Neil Brinker

Mr. Neil Brinker is appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He joined the Company in June 2018 as its Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer. Previously Mr. Brinker served as the Group President of the IDEX Corporation (“IDEX”), from July 2015, and was Platform President of IDEX’s Material Processing Technologies from May 2014 to July 2015 and General Manager of IDEX’s Fluid Management business from April 2012 to May 2014. Prior to IDEX, Mr. Brinker was a Director of Global Operations at Danaher Corporation (“Danaher”) from July 2009 to April 2012 and held several other operations management leadership positions at Danaher from February 2007 to July 2009. Prior to Danaher, Mr. Brinker held various management positions at General Motors Company from 2001 to 2007. Mr. Brinker holds a B.S.M.E. degree from Michigan State University, a Master of Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Eastern Michigan University.

Thomas McGimpsey

Mr. Thomas O. McGimpsey is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Governmental Affairs and Corporate Secretary of the Company. He joined the Company in April 2009 and serves as its Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Government Affairs & Corporate Secretary. Mr. McGimpsey was the interim Chief Financial Officer from January to May 2018, the Corporate Development Officer from 2011 to 2015 and managed the IT Department from 2010 to 2013, all while serving as General Counsel. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. McGimpsey was a Vice President of Operations at First Data Corporation from February 2008 to April 2009. During 2007, Mr. McGimpsey was a consultant and legal advisor to various companies. Prior to that, Mr. McGimpsey was the Executive Vice President of Business Development & Chief Legal Officer for McDATA Corporation from July 2000 to January 2007 when the company was sold. From February 1998 until its sale in June 2000, Mr. McGimpsey held the position of Director and Senior Corporate Attorney at US WEST, Inc. From 1991 to 1998, Mr. McGimpsey was in private practice at national law firms. From 1984 to 1988, Mr. McGimpsey was a Senior Engineer for Software Technology, Inc. (a Harris company). Mr. McGimpsey has been on the Board of Directors of CPP, Inc., an international engineering services company since August 2015 and has been a Commissioner on the Colorado Commission on Higher Education since July 2015. Mr. McGimpsey received his Executive MBA (with honors) from Colorado State University, his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado and his B.S. degree in Computer Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Mr. McGimpsey is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow and is licensed to practice law in New York, Colorado, Florida and before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Yuval Wasserman

Mr. Yuval Wasserman is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. He has served as President & Chief Executive Officer, and as a director since October 2014. Mr. Wasserman joined us in August 2007 as Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Service. In October 2007, Mr. Wasserman was promoted to Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Service. In April 2009, he was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, and then in August 2011, he was promoted to President of the Thin Films Business Unit. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Wasserman served as the President, and later as Chief Executive Officer, of Tevet Process Control Technologies, Inc., a semiconductor metrology company, until July 2007. Prior to that, he held senior executive and general management positions at Boxer Cross (a metrology company acquired by Applied Materials, Inc.), Fusion Systems (a plasma strip company that is a division of Axcelis Technologies, Inc.), and AG Associates (a semiconductor capital equipment company focused on rapid thermal processing). Mr. Wasserman started his career at National Semiconductor, Inc., where he held various process engineering and management positions. Mr. Wasserman was on the Board of Directors of Syncroness, Inc., an outsourced engineering and product development company, from 2010 to 2017 when it was sold, and joined the Board of Directors of FARO Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded, manufacturer of three-dimensional (3D) measurement, imaging and realization systems, in December 2017. Mr. Wasserman is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Governance Fellow. Mr. Wasserman has a BSc degree in chemical engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel.

Frederick Ball

Mr. Frederick A. Ball is Independent Director of Advanced Energy Industries Inc. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Marketo Inc., a leading provider of a cloud-based marketing platform, from February 2016 through August 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Ball was Marketo’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from May 2011 to February 2016. Prior to joining Marketo, Mr. Ball was the Chief Financial Officer for a number of private and public technology companies including Webroot Software, BigBand Networks, Inc., and Borland Software Corporation. Mr. Ball also served as Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions for KLA-Tencor Corporation, a manufacturer of semiconductor equipment, and prior to that as its Vice President of Finance. Mr. Ball was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC for over 10 years. In December 2016, Mr. Ball joined the board of Engagio Inc., a leading provider of account-based marketing and sales solutions. Mr. Ball served as a director of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative laser-based microfabrication solutions for industries reliant on micro technologies, from 2003 to January 2019, and served as chair of its compensation committee and a member of its audit committee. Mr. Ball served on the board of Sendgrid, Inc., a leading provider of a cloud-based customer communication platform, and from April 2017 until January 2019, having served as chair of its audit committee and a member of its nominating and governance committee.

Tina Donikowski

Ms. Tina M. Donikowski is Independent Director of the company. She retired from General Electric Company, a diversified industrial company, in October 2015 after 38 years with the company. Ms. Donikowski served in a number of senior positions during her career at General Electric Company, including most recently as Vice President, Global Locomotive Business, GE Transportation, from January 2013 until her retirement. Ms. Donikowski currently serves on the Board of Directors of Atlas Copco AB (STOCKHOLM: ATCO), a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions based in Stockholm, Sweden, CIRCO International (NYSE: CIR), a leading provider of flow control solutions and other highly engineered products and subsystems used in energy, aerospace and industrial markets based in Burlington, Massachusetts, TopBuild (NYSE: BLD) a leading installer and distributor of insulation and building material products to the U.S. construction industry based in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Eriez Magnetics, a privately held manufacturer and designer of magnetic, vibratory, and metal detection applications based in Erie, Pennsylvania. Ms. Donikowski also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees, Gannon University, and the Board of Trustees, Boys & Girls Club of Erie, Pennsylvania. Ms. Donikowski holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering, as well as an Honorary Doctorate, from Gannon University.

Ronald Foster

Mr. Ronald C. Foster is Independent Director of Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. He is currently on the board of Everspin Technologies Inc., a publicly traded provider of MRAM solutions and Mr. Foster serves as chairman of the audit committee. Mr. Foster previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance of Micron Technology, Inc. (“Micron”), a global corporation that produces forms of semiconductor devices, from April 2008 to March 2015. Mr. Foster was appointed to that position in 2008 after serving as a member of Micron’s Board of Directors from June 2004 to April 2005. Before joining Micron, Mr. Foster was the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of FormFactor, Inc., a semiconductor wafer test equipment company. Prior to joining FormFactor, Inc., Mr. Foster served as the Chief Financial Officer for JDS Uniphase, Inc. and Novell, Inc., and also served in various financial and operational roles at Applied Materials, Inc., Egghead Software, and Hewlett Packard Company. He previously served as a board member of Inotera Memories Inc., LUXIM Corporation, and Aptina Company.

Edward Grady

Mr. Edward C. Grady is Independent Director of Advanced Energy Industries Inc. He is currently on the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville SIUE Foundation board. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative laser-based microfabrication solutions for industries reliant on micro technologies, from February 2014 to September 2016. Mr. Grady served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Reel Solar Inc., an early stage start-up company focused on low cost PV Solar panel production technology and process, from 2010 until February 2014. Mr. Grady retired in October 2007 from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of Brooks Automation, Inc. (“Brooks Automation”), a publicly traded provider of automation solutions to the global semiconductor and other complex manufacturing industries, including clean tech and data storage. Prior to joining Brooks Automation in February 2003, he ran multiple divisions at KLA-Tencor Corporation, a publicly traded process control company, and served as Chief Executive Officer of Hoya Micro Mask Inc., a supplier of photo masks and services to the semiconductor industry. Mr. Grady began his career as an engineer for Monsanto Electronic Materials Company (“MEMC”) and, during his 14 years with the company, rose to the position of Vice President of Worldwide Sales for the EPI division of MEMC. Mr. Grady also served on several boards of other technology companies, providing cross board experience.

Thomas Rohrs

Mr. Thomas M. Rohrs is Independent Director of Advanced Energy Industries Inc. He has served as Executive Chairman and director of Ichor Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of gas and chemical delivery systems for semiconductor process equipment, since February 2012 and became its Chief Executive Officer in September 2014. Previously, Mr. Rohrs was the Chief Executive Officer of Skyline Solar, Inc., a solar equipment manufacturer, from June 2010 to September 2012. Mr. Rohrs had been an advisor and consultant to a number of companies, both public and private, including renewable energy companies from February 2009 to June 2010. From April 2006 to February 2009, Mr. Rohrs served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of Electroglas, Inc., a then public supplier of wafer probers and software solutions for the semiconductor industry. In July 2009, Electroglas filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, citing the dramatic decline in semiconductor manufacturing equipment resulting from the global economic recession. In August 2009, Mr. Rohrs began serving as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Electroglas, which subsequently sold substantially all of its assets. From December 2004 to March 2010, Mr. Rohrs served as a director of Electroglas. From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Rohrs was employed by Applied Materials, Inc. (“Applied”), a semiconductor equipment company, most recently as Senior Vice President of Global Operations, and served as a member of Applied’s executive committee. Mr. Rohrs serves on the board of directors of Intevac, Inc., a publicly traded leading supplier of magnetic media processing systems. Mr. Rohrs served on the board of directors of Vignani Technologies Pvt. Ltd., an engineering services company, from 2005 to February 2014, and Magma Design Automation, Inc., a publicly traded electronic design automation software and design services company, from July 2003 to March 2012.

John Roush

Mr. John A. Roush is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as an operating executive advisor to ACON Investments, LLC, a private equity firm. Mr. Roush serves as Chairman of the Board of International Imaging Materials, Inc., a privately held portfolio company of ACON Investments, LLC, that produces consumable products for the industrial marking and medical device industries. Mr. Roush also serves as a director of Lemaitre Vascular, Inc., a publicly traded global provider of medical devices and implants for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease, and he is a member of its Audit Committee. Mr. Roush also serves as a director of Applied Life Sciences & Systems, a privately held company that is developing automated vaccine delivery technology for the poultry industry. Mr. Roush previously served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of Novanta Inc., (formerly, GSI Group Inc.), a leading global supplier of precision photonic components and subsystems to original equipment manufacturers in the medical and advanced industrial markets, from December 2010 to September 2016. Mr. Roush joined Novanta after a twelve year career with PerkinElmer, Inc., a provider of technology and services to the diagnostics, research, environmental, safety and security, industrial and laboratory services markets, where he was a corporate officer and served in several leadership positions, most recently leading the company’s $1.2 billion Environmental Health segment. Prior to joining PerkinElmer, Mr. Roush held management positions with Outboard Marine Corporation, AlliedSignal, Inc., (now Honeywell International), McKinsey & Company Inc. and General Electric Company.

Brian Smith

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Grant Beard

481,380

Paul Oldham

917,961

Neil Brinker

1,340,640

Thomas McGimpsey

1,168,940

Yuval Wasserman

4,316,710

Frederick Ball

444,880

Tina Donikowski

410,880

Ronald Foster

431,880

Edward Grady

433,880

Thomas Rohrs

431,880

John Roush

426,380

Brian Smith

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As Of  31 Dec 2018