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DASAN Zhone Solutions Inc (DZSI.OQ)

DZSI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Min Nam

57 2016 Chairman of the Board

Charlie Vogt

2020 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Cancro

52 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Treasurer

Philip Yim

58 2019 Chief Operating Officer

Choon Yul Yoo

58 2019 Director

Joon Kim

61 2020 Independent Director

Seong Gyun Kim

53 2016 Independent Director

David Schopp

71 2018 Independent Director

Rolf Unterberger

54 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Min Nam

Mr. Min Woo Nam serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Nam currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of DNI, a position he has held since March 1993. Mr. Nam previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Korea Ready System and Dasan Engineering Co., Ltd. His work has included export of technical services to Silicon Valley, California since 1999. Mr. Nam served as General Chairman of the International Network of Korean Entrepreneurs from 2004 until 2006, and has served as Director of the Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation since November 2011. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Korean Venture Business Association. Mr. Nam completed his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University in 1984. We believe Mr. Nam is well suited to serve as the Chairman of our Board of Directors given his extensive experience serving in chief executive officer and chairman roles and his in-depth knowledge of the telecommunications industry.

Charlie Vogt

Mr. Charlie Vogt serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. A lifelong entrepreneur, Vogt has spent the past two decades building and leading organizations through high growth and rapid change in challenging and competitive environments. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Vogt was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of ATX Networks, a leader in broadband access and media distribution, where he led the company through extensive transformation and growth since February 2018 and will remain a member of the board. From July 2013 to January 2018, Mr. Vogt served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Imagine Communications, where he directed the company through revolutionary change as it evolved its core technology, including large-scale restructuring and rebranding and multiple technology acquisitions as he implemented a disruptive vision and growth strategy. Before joining Imagine Communications, Mr. Vogt was President and Chief Executive Officer of GENBAND (today known as Ribbon Communications), where he transformed the company from a startup to the industry’s global leader in voice over IP and real-time IP communications solutions. His professional career has also included leadership roles at Taqua (Tekelec), Lucent Technology (Nokia), Ascend Communications (Lucent), ADTRAN, Motorola and IBM. Mr. Vogt received his B.S. in Economics and Computer Science from University.

Thomas Cancro

Mr. Thomas J. Cancro CPA serves as Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Cancro recently served as Controller of GE Global Research, General Electric Company’s technology research and IP-licensing business unit. Prior roles include executive positions at Verizon Communications Inc. (“Verizon”), including Chief Financial Officer of Verizon’s joint venture with AT&T Inc. and Deutsche Telekom AG, and an executive role in Verizon’s Treasury organization, where he advised the company as to capital markets strategy. He also served as Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller of GFI Group Inc., a FinTech provider of wholesale brokerage services and SaaS software solutions (now a subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc.), and as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of MasTec, Inc., a Fortune 500 telecommunications and energy infrastructure service provider. Mr. Cancro holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University and began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He is a Certified Public Accountant and also holds a CFA Charter.

Philip Yim

Mr. Philip Yim serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Yim joined the Company in June 2017 as our Vice President of Engineering, and in August 2018 he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining DZS, Mr. Yim held several global multinational executive leadership positions across global operations, marketing, development, business and sales, including as Executive Vice President of Global Program Management for Allied Telesis, Inc. from February 2012 to May 2017. Mr. Yim has a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Bradford in West Yorkshire, U.K.

Choon Yul Yoo

Mr. Choon Yul Yoo serves as Director of the Company. Since March 1999, Mr. Yoo has served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of DNI. Additionally, since June 2012, Mr. Yoo has also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of DMC Co., Ltd., an auto parts manufacturing company and affiliate of DNI. From January 2017 to January 2018, Mr. Yoo served as the Chief Executive Officer of Solueta Co., Ltd., a provider of electromagnetic interference and electromagnetic compatibility solutions. Mr. Yoo also previously served as Chief Executive Officer of DNS Korea from April 2015 until September 2016, when DNS Korea was acquired by the Company. Mr. Yoo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Dongyang Technical College. We believe that Mr. Yoo is well suited to serve on our Board of Directors given his extensive leadership experience and his knowledge of DNS Korea’s operations.

Joon Kim

Mr. Joon Kyung Kim CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kim brings to DASAN Zhone’s board more than 36 years of experience in audit and advisory services with KPMG. Prior to joining DASAN Zhone, Kim served as the National Partner in Charge of KPMG’s Korean practice, a role to which he was appointed in 2005. During his career at KPMG, he progressed through various financial statement audit roles, developing expertise in financial statement audits, operational reviews and special audits of specified areas of operations, regulatory supervisory advice, credit reviews, performance improvement, and internal control related advisory services, and in 1999 was promoted to Partner. Kim serves on the board of directors of Hope Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOPE), the holding company for Bank of Hope, a Korean-American bank with over $14 billion in assets. Mr. Kim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley and is a Certified Public Accountant. We believe Mr. Kim is well suited to serve on our Board of Directors given his extensive experience in financial and accounting matters, his leadership experience and his experience as a director of a public company.

Seong Gyun Kim

Mr. Seong Gyun Kim serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kim currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer and a director of Finetex EnE, Inc., a nanofiber technology company listed on KOSDAQ, positions he has held since 2008. Prior to joining Finetex, Mr. Kim served as a Vice President of Mbizkorea, a game development and game products try-and-buy service supplier company, from 2006 to 2008. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Kim served as a director of Interpark Holdings Corp., a KOSDAQ-listed Korean online auction and shopping mall. Mr. Kim holds an M.B.A. from Ajou University in South Korea and a B.S. in International Economics from Seoul National University. We believe Mr. Kim is well suited to serve on our Board of Directors given his considerable experience in the business arena as well as serving on different boards of public companies.

David Schopp

Mr. David R. Schopp serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Schopp has served as the Operating Partner for the private equity firm Stonebridge Partners since 2004 and is also a General Partner in Stonebridge Partners Equity Fund IV, L.P. Mr. Schopp was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Orbis Corporation, a division of Menasha Corp., a manufacturer of plastic returnable containers and logistics management. Prior to Orbis, he was Vice President and General Manager of Promo Edge, also a division of Menasha Corp. Mr. Schopp has built and sold several of his own portfolio companies including US Sample Company, Bates Inc., and Congress Packaging. He was previously a consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. Ms. Schopp is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cast Crete, a manufacturer of concrete lintels, Hydraulex Global, an aftermarket manufacturer of hydraulic pumps, and Specialty Bakers, a commercial bakery. Mr. Schopp has held numerous prior board positions, including as Chairman of the Board of Directors of American Dryer Corporation, Inland Pipe Rehabilitation, Alpine Engineering, and Corbi Plastics. Mr. Schopp holds both a B.S. and M.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. We believe that Mr. Schopp is a superior business leader who understands our company’s vision to empower global advancement and his experience building companies and advising Fortune 500 companies is valuable to DZS as we lead the way to the new generation of broadband solutions

Rolf Unterberger

Mr. Rolf Unterberger serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Unterberger is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Cherry GmbH, a manufacturer of keyboards and other computer devices, a position he has held since May 2018. He is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of RMU CAPITAL GmbH, a management consulting company (a position he has held since January 2011). Mr. Unterberger previously served as the Managing Director/Partner of Executive Interim Partners GmbH, a management consulting company (a position he held from June 2015 to May 2019). From June 2016 to January 2018, Mr. Unterberger also served as Chief Executive Officer of Keymile GmbH in Germany, a leading manufacturer of telecommunications systems for broadband access acquired by DZS in January 2019. From February 2012 to December 2014, Mr. Unterberger served as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer and member of the Executive Board of Frequentis AG in Austria, a safety-critical communication and information solutions supplier. From December 2008 to January 2012, Mr. Unterberger served as Executive Partner – Managing Director at Accenture GmbH, a management consultancy firm. Prior to November 2008, Mr. Unterberger held various leadership positions at Siemens AG and its affiliates, an electrical engineering and electronics equipment manufacturer, over a period of approximately 20 years. Mr. Unterberger is currently Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Euromicron AG, a technology company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, and an Advisory Board Member of Melboss Music Inc. Mr. Unterberger has held numerous prior board positions, including Chairman of the Board of Keymile AG Switzerland from July 2016 to September 2017. Mr. Unterberger holds a mechanical engineering degree from HTL in Klagenfurt/Austria, and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Mittweida, Germany. We believe Mr. Unterberger is well suited to serve on our Board of Directors given his extensive experience and

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Min Nam

110,000

Charlie Vogt

--

Thomas Cancro

742,677

Philip Yim

912,000

Choon Yul Yoo

--

Joon Kim

--

Seong Gyun Kim

--

David Schopp

--

Rolf Unterberger

--
As Of  31 Dec 2019