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Callaway Golf Co (ELY.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ronald Beard

80 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Oliver Brewer

55 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brian Lynch

57 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Alex Boezeman

58 2013 President, East Asia

Richard Arnett

48 2019 Executive Vice President - Global Marketing & Callaway Brands

Mark Leposky

54 2019 Executive Vice President - Global Operations

Alan Hocknell

2009 Senior Vice President - Research and Development

Neil Howie

2011 Managing Director -Europe, Middle East and Africa

Samuel Armacost

79 2003 Independent Director

John Cushman

78 2003 Independent Director

Laura Flanagan

51 2018 Independent Director

Russell Fleischer

51 2018 Independent Director

John Lundgren

67 2009 Independent Director

Adebayo Ogunlesi

65 2010 Independent Director

Linda Segre

58 2015 Independent Director

Anthony Thornley

72 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ronald Beard

Mr. Ronald S. Beard is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Callaway Golf Company. Mr. Beard has served as Board Chairman since 2005 and held the position of Lead Independent Director from August 2002 until that position was merged into his position as Chairman. Mr. Beard is currently a partner in the Zeughauser Group, consultants to the legal industry. Mr. Beard is a retired former partner of the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. He joined the firm in 1964, served as Chairman of the firm from April 1991 until December 2001, and was also its Managing Partner from April 1991 until mid-1997. Mr. Beard served as the Company’s general outside counsel from 1998 until he joined the Board. Mr. Beard also served as a board member of Javo Beverage Company from 2004 until 2011 and as a board member of Document Sciences Corporation from 2004 until 2008 when it was sold. He received his law degree in 1964 from Yale Law School. Mr. Beard is highly qualified, and was renominated, to serve on the Board, among other reasons, due to his extensive experience with the Company as a Board member and previously as its primary outside legal advisor. Mr. Beard, among other things, has other public company board experience, and experience with corporate governance, executive compensation, as well as executive officer experience as chairman of a leading global law firm. Mr. Beard also has functional expertise in finance, accounting, legal matters, international business, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions.

Oliver Brewer

Mr. Oliver G. Brewer, III, is the Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Callaway Golf Co. Mr. Brewer is a Director and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and has served in such capacity since March 2012. Since 2012 Mr. Brewer has served as a Director of Topgolf International, Inc. in which Callaway Golf has a minority ownership interest. Additionally, Mr. Brewer serves on the National Golf Foundation's Board. Before joining Callaway Golf, Mr. Brewer served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Adams Golf, Inc. beginning in January 2002. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of Adams Golf from August 2000 to January 2002 and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Adams Golf from September 1998 to August 2000. Mr. Brewer also served on the Board of Directors of Adams Golf from 2000 until his resignation effective February 2012. Mr. Brewer has an M.B.A. from Harvard University and a B.S. in Economics from the College of William and Mary.

Brian Lynch

Mr. Brian P. Lynch is the Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Callaway Golf Company. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and has served in such capacity since January 2019. He served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary commencing in June 2012 before being appointed the additional role of Interim Chief Financial Officer in April 2017 and Chief Financial Officer in July 2017. Mr. Lynch is responsible for the Company’s finance, accounting, law, information technology, corporate audit, and compliance functions. Mr. Lynch serves on the Board of Directors of the Callaway Golf Foundation. Mr. Lynch also formerly served as the Company’s Chief Ethics Officer from 2012 to 2018. Mr. Lynch first joined Callaway Golf in December 1999 as Senior Corporate Counsel and was appointed Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary in April 2005 and Vice President and Corporate Secretary in November 2008. Mr. Lynch received a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.A. in Economics from Franklin and Marshall College.

Alex Boezeman

Mr. Alex Mitchell Boezeman is the President of East Asia of Callaway Golf Company. He has served in such capacity since July 2011. In this role, Mr. Boezeman was responsible for the overall management functions in East Asia, including Japan, Korea and China. Prior to 2011, Mr. Boezeman held other positions managing various parts of the Company's business in Asia since he joined the Company in 1997. Mr. Boezeman has a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business from the University of Hawaii.

Richard Arnett

Mr. Richard H. Arnett is no longer Executive Vice President - Global Marketing & Callaway Brands of Callaway Golf Company effective August 31, 2019. Mr. Arnett is the Executive Vice President of Global Marketing and Callaway Brands and has served in such capacity since January 2019 with responsibility for global Marketing, OGIO, Callaway Golf Interactive, TravisMathew and Jack Wolfskin’s North America operations. Prior to 2019 Mr. Arnett served as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and President of OGIO which was acquired in January 2017. Since June 2012, Mr. Arnett has led the Company’s global marketing, communications and go-to-market functions, while also overseeing its category management function. Prior to joining Callaway, Mr. Arnett served as Vice President of Global Marketing, TaylorMade, Adidas and Ashworth Golf, and prior to TaylorMade he served in a marketing leadership role at Russell Corporation. Mr. Arnett received an M.B.A. from Duke University and a B.A. in English from Emory University.

Mark Leposky

Mr. Mark F. Leposky is Executive Vice President - Global Operations of Callaway Golf Company. He is Executive Vice President of Global Operations and has served in this capacity since January 2019. He served as Senior Vice President, Global Operations since April 2012. Mr. Leposky is responsible for all areas of the Company’s global manufacturing, program management, sourcing, logistics operations and strategy, and golf accessories. Prior to joining Callaway, Mr. Leposky served from 2005-2011 as co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gathering Storm Holding Company, LLC/ TMAX Gear LLC (collectively, “TMAX”), which, as exclusive licensee, designed, developed, manufactured, and distributed accessory products for TaylorMade-Adidas Golf. When the license agreement was terminated in 2011, TMAX exited the business and TMAX entered into a general assignment for the benefit of creditors. Prior to that, Mr. Leposky served in various operations roles for Fisher Scientific International, TaylorMade-Adidas Golf, the Coca-Cola Company and the United Parcel Service Company. Mr. Leposky began his career serving as a U.S. Army and Army National Guard Infantry Officer (Rank Major). Mr. Leposky received an M.B.A. from the Keller Graduate School of Management and a B.S. in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University.

Alan Hocknell

Dr. Alan Hocknell is the Senior Vice President of Research and Development of Callaway Golf Company. He has served in such capacity since August 2009. In this role, Dr. Hocknell is primarily responsible for charting the Company’s product innovation and design strategies across all product categories. Dr. Hocknell has held the position of Vice President, Innovation and Advanced Design since 2004, and prior to that he held various other positions since joining the Company in 1998, including Senior Manager of Advanced Technology and Senior Director, Product Design and Engineering. Dr. Hocknell’s Doctorate degree is in Engineering Mechanics from Loughborough University in Leicestershire, England. Dr. Hocknell also has a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering and Management from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London, England.

Neil Howie

Mr. Neil Howie is the Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa of Callaway Golf Company. He has served in such capacity since July 2011. In this role, Mr. Howie is responsible for the overall management functions in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mr. Howie held the position of Managing Director of Callaway Golf Europe Ltd. since 2003, and has held various other positions since joining the Company in 1998, including Odyssey Brand Manager, U.K. Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager and Director of European Sales. Prior to joining the Company in 1998, Mr. Howie served as Managing Director of Rogue Golf Company Ltd.

Samuel Armacost

Mr. Samuel H. Armacost is an Independent Director of Callaway Golf Company, Mr. Armacost served as a Director of SRI International (formerly Stanford Research Institute), an independent nonprofit research institute, and was its Chairman from 1998 to March 2010 and Chairman Emeritus from April 2010 through December 2016. He was Managing Director of Weiss, Peck & Greer LLC (an investment management and venture capital firm) from 1990 to 1998. He was Managing Director of Merrill Lynch Capital Markets from 1987 to 1990. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of BankAmerica Corporation from 1981 to 1986. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of BankAmerica Corporation from 1979 to 1981. Mr. Armacost also served as a board member of Chevron Corporation from 1982 to 2011, of Del Monte Foods, Inc. from 2002 to 2011, of Exponent, Inc. from 1989 to 2013 and of Franklin Resources, Inc. from 2004 to 2014. Mr. Armacost is a graduate of Denison University and received his MBA from Stanford University in 1964. Mr. Armacost is highly qualified, and was renominated, to serve on the Board, among other reasons, due to his extensive experience with the Company as a Board member as well as his prior chief executive officer experience of a public company, his other public company board experience, and his experience with corporate governance and executive compensation. He also has functional expertise in finance, accounting, investment banking, human resources/compensation, technology, international business, research and development, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions.

John Cushman

Mr. John C. Cushman, III. is an Independent Director of Callaway Golf Company, Mr. Cushman is Chairman, Global Transactions of Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. He has served as its Chairman, Co-Chairman or Senior Advisor, Office of the CEO, since it merged with Cushman Realty Corporation in 2001. Mr. Cushman co-founded Cushman Realty Corporation in 1978 and also served as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Cushman also serves as Director and Chief Executive Officer of Cushman Winery Corporation, which is the owner of Zaca Mesa Winery, and which he co-founded in 1972. Mr. Cushman is a 1963 graduate of Colgate University where he also earned an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters in 2008, and he completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University in 1977. Mr. Cushman is highly qualified, and was renominated, to serve on the Board, among other reasons, due to his extensive experience with the Company as a Board member as well as his current executive position with Cushman & Wakefield, his prior chief executive officer experience, his other public company board experience, and his experience with corporate governance and executive compensation. Mr. Cushman also has functional expertise in finance, human resources/compensation, international business, strategic planning, the retail industry, and mergers and acquisitions.

Laura Flanagan

Ms. Laura Jean Flanagan is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Flanagan served as the Chief Executive Officer of Foster Farms, a leader in branded and private label poultry, headquartered in Livingston, California from 2016 until February 2019. She was previously the President of the Snacks Division of ConAgra Foods, Inc., a packaged foods company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, from 2011 until 2014, and served as President of ConAgra’s Convenient Meals Division from 2008 until 2011. Prior to joining ConAgra in 2008, Ms. Flanagan was Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Tropicana Shelf Stable Juices at PepsiCo Inc. from 2005 to 2008. Ms. Flanagan also held various marketing leadership positions at General Mills, Inc. and PepsiCo Inc. from 1996 to 2005. Ms. Flanagan has served since June 2016 as a member of the board of directors of Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc., a publicly traded company and one of the largest wholesale distributors to the convenience retail industry in North America. Ms. Flanagan has been a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors since 2014. Ms. Flanagan earned a B.S. degree in Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in 1990 and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1996. Ms. Flanagan is highly qualified, and was renominated, to serve on the Board of the Company, among other reasons, due to her extensive experience as a Chief Executive Officer, her prior operating experience, retail channel experience, supply chain and marketing.

Russell Fleischer

Mr. Russell L. Fleischer is an Independent Director of Callaway Golf Company. Mr. Fleischer has served as a general partner at Battery Ventures, a global investment firm providing venture capital and private equity, since 2015, after joining as a partner in 2014. Mr. Fleischer has experience serving as Chief Executive Officer of three privately held corporations: HighJump Software, a supply chain management software company, from 2010 to 2014; Healthvision Software, a healthcare information technology provider, and TriSyn Group, a core banking applications software provider. Mr. Fleischer has been both a public and private company Chief Financial Officer, including for Adams Golf from 2000 to 2002. Mr. Fleischer also served as a board member of Adams Golf from 2005 to 2012. Mr. Fleischer earned a B.A. in Economics from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University. Mr. Fleischer is highly qualified, and was renominated, to serve on the Board of the Company, among other reasons, due to his prior chief executive officer experience as well as his extensive financial executive experience with significant experience in the golf industry and experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and private equity transactions.

John Lundgren

Mr. John F. Lundgren is an Independent Director of Callway Golf Company, Mr. Lundgren served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., from 2004 through July 2016, after which time he served as Special Advisor to the company through April 2017. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is the successor entity following the merger of The Stanley Works and Black and Decker in March 2010. Prior to the merger, Mr. Lundgren served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Stanley Works, a worldwide supplier of consumer products, industrial tools and security solutions for professional, industrial and consumer use. Prior to joining The Stanley Works in 2004, Mr. Lundgren served as President — European Consumer Products, of Georgia Pacific Corporation and also held various positions in finance, manufacturing, corporate development and strategic planning with Georgia Pacific and its predecessor companies, namely James River Corporation from 1995 to 1997 and Fort James Corporation from 1997 to 2000. Mr. Lundgren began his business career in brand management at the Gillette Corporation. Mr. Lundgren is currently a member of the board of directors of VISA Inc. Mr. Lundgren also served as a member of the board of directors of Staples, Inc. prior to its sale to a private equity fund in September 2017. Mr. Lundgren is a graduate of Dartmouth College and received his MBA from Stanford University. Mr. Lundgren is highly qualified, and was renominated, to serve on the Board, among other reasons, due to his prior experience with the Company as a Board member as well as his recent experience as a chief executive officer of a public company, his prior operating experience, and his experience with corporate governance and executive compensation matters. Mr. Lundgren also has functional expertise in finance, human resources/compensation, manufacturing, international business, strategic planning, consumer sales and marketing, retail sell-through, and mergers and acquisitions.

Adebayo Ogunlesi

Mr. Adebayo O. Ogunlesi is an Independent Director of Callaway Golf Company, Mr. Ogunlesi is Chairman and Managing Partner of Global Infrastructure Management, LLC, a private equity firm with over $40.0 billion in assets under management and which invests worldwide in infrastructure assets in the energy, transport, and water and waste industry sectors. Prior to founding Global Infrastructure Management, Mr. Ogunlesi spent 23 years at Credit Suisse where he held senior positions, including Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Client Officer and prior to that Global Head of Investment Banking. Mr. Ogunlesi is currently a member of the board of directors of The Goldman Sachs Group, a position he has held since 2012, and Kosmos Energy Ltd., a position he has held since 2004. Mr. Ogunlesi holds a B.A. (First Class Honours) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University, a J.D. (magna cum laude) from Harvard Law School and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he was an attorney with the New York law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore. From 1980 to 1981, he served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Thurgood Marshall, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Ogunlesi is highly qualified, and was renominated, to serve on the Board, among other reasons, due to his prior service on the Company’s Board, his current executive officer position at Global Infrastructure Management, LLC, and his experience with investment banking, legal matters, corporate governance and executive compensation. Mr. Ogunlesi also has functional expertise in finance, international business, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions.

Linda Segre

Ms. Linda B. Segre is an Independent Director of Callaway Golf Company. Ms. Segre served as Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and People Officer of Diamond Foods, Inc., a San Francisco-based, publicly-traded company that produced premium snack food and culinary nut products, from 2009 until its sale in February 2016. Ms. Segre first joined Diamond Foods in 2009 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy. Before joining Diamond Foods, Ms. Segre served as Managing Director of Google.org and Vice President and Managing Director of The Boston Consulting Group’s San Francisco Office. From 1981 until 1985, Ms. Segre was a touring golf professional in the United States, Europe and Asia having won five tournaments including the Irish Open and the Reno Open. Ms. Segre holds a degree in economics and an MBA from Stanford University. Ms. Segre is highly qualified, and was renominated, to serve on the Board, among other reasons, due to her extensive public company executive officer experience, her extensive knowledge of corporate strategy and the consumer products industry and the unique perspective regarding the golf business that she brings as a former professional golfer. Ms. Segre also has functional expertise in finance, investor relations, human resources, executive compensation, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions.

Anthony Thornley

Mr. Anthony S. Thornley is an Independent Director of Callaway Golf Company. Mr. Thornley served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from June 2011 to March 2012. From 2002 to 2005, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of QUALCOMM Incorporated, the San Diego-based company that pioneered and developed technologies used in wireless networks throughout much of the world. He previously served as QUALCOMM’s Chief Financial Officer beginning in 1994, while also holding titles of Vice President, Senior Vice President and Executive Vice President. Prior to joining QUALCOMM, Mr. Thornley worked for Nortel Networks for 16 years, serving in various financial and information systems management positions including Vice President of Public Networks, Vice President of Finance NT World Trade, and Corporate Controller Northern Telecom Limited. Before Nortel, Mr. Thornley worked for Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Thornley also served as a board member of Transdel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2007 to 2011 and Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. from 2010 to 2014. Mr. Thornley previously served as a board member of Cavium, Inc., from 2006 to 2018. Mr. Thornley received his degree in chemistry from Manchester University, England, and qualified as a chartered accountant. Mr. Thornley is highly qualified, and was renominated, to serve on the Board, among other reasons, due to his prior service as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, extensive experience with the Company as a Board member as well as his prior executive and operational experience, his other public company board experience, and his experience with corporate governance and executive compensation matters. He also has functional expertise in finance, accounting, human resources/compensation, technology, manufacturing, international business matters, research and development, strategic planning, consumer sales and marketing, and mergers and acquisitions.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ronald Beard

218,632

Oliver Brewer

6,229,560

Brian Lynch

1,530,960

Alex Boezeman

972,128

Richard Arnett

1,355,000

Mark Leposky

1,288,840

Alan Hocknell

1,186,650

Neil Howie

1,058,300

Samuel Armacost

193,632

John Cushman

178,632

Laura Flanagan

110,047

Russell Fleischer

152,258

John Lundgren

191,132

Adebayo Ogunlesi

188,632

Linda Segre

178,632

Anthony Thornley

178,632
As Of  31 Dec 2018