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Electro Scientific Industries Inc (ESIO.OQ)

ESIO.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Wills

62 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Burger

59 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paul Oldham

54 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Administration, Corporate Secretary

John Williams

48 2017 Vice President - Marketing

Steve Harris

54 2017 Vice President - Engineering

Lynne Camp

2017 Director

Frederick Ball

55 2003 Independent Director

Laurence Cramer

66 2015 Independent Director

Raymond Link

63 2015 Independent Director

Brian Smith

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Wills

Mr. Richard H. Wills (Rick) serves as the Independent Chairman of the Board of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. He was President and CEO of Tektronix, Inc., a test, measurement, and monitoring company, from 2000 until 2008, and its Chairman from 2001 through 2008. He joined Tektronix in 1979 and served in a range of marketing, product development and management roles, including President of the Measurement Business and President of Regional Operations for both Europe and the Americas. He holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Oregon and a bachelor's degree in computer systems from Linfield College. Mr. Wills was a director of FEI Company until the company was acquired in 2016 and was Chairman of the Board of General Fusion, a private energy company in Vancouver, Canada until his retirement from the Board in March of 2017. Mr. Wills was appointed as a director by the Board of Directors in August 2014 and has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors since February 2015.

Michael Burger

Mr. Michael D. Burger is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, since October 3, 2016. Prior to joining ESI, Mr. Burger was President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascade Microtech since 2010. Prior to joining Cascade Microtech, Mr. Burger served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Merix Corporation, a printed circuit board manufacturer, from April 2007 to February 2010, and as a member of the Board of Directors of ViaSystems after it acquired Merix. From November 2004 until joining Merix, Mr. Burger served as President of the Components Business of Flextronics Corporation. From 1999 to November 2004, Mr. Burger was employed by ZiLOG, Inc., a supplier of devices for embedded control and communications applications. From May 2002 until November 2004, Mr. Burger served as ZiLOG's President and a member of its board of directors. Mr. Burger holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from New Mexico State University and a certificate from the Stanford University International Executive Management Program.

Paul Oldham

Mr. Paul R. Oldham serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Administration, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Oldham was promoted to Senior Vice President of Administration, Chief Financial Officer, and Corporate Secretary in the fourth quarter of fiscal 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, European Operations Controller, and most recently Vice President Treasurer and Investor Relations.

John Williams

Mr. John Williams is Vice President - Marketing of the Company. Mr. Williams brings over 20 years of experience in increasingly responsible roles involving marketing management and strategy. Prior to joining ESI, John was Vice President, Marketing for Thermo Fischer Scientific, previously FEI, where he had served for ten years—seven as Vice President, Corporate and Strategic Marketing. Prior to FEI, he spent five years as Director of Marketing at Brooks Automation. John had previously held Product Marketing Manager responsibilities at a number of technology-focused firms. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo.

Steve Harris

Mr. Steve Harris is Vice President - Engineering of the Company. Mr. Harris brings over 30 years of engineering, engineering management and business management experience. Prior to joining ESI, Mr. Harris spent 7 years at Cascade Microtech where he served as Vice President of Engineering, and as VP & General Manager. Prior to joining Cascade Microtech, Mr. Harris worked 11 years at ESI where he held roles of Vice President Research, Development & Engineering and VP & General Manager Semiconductor Products division. Mr. Harris spent the first 13 years of his career at Tektronix in development engineering, program management, and engineering management roles. Mr. Harris holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Idaho and a certificate in General Management from Oregon Graduate Institute.

Lynne Camp

Ms. Lynne Camp is Director of the company, effective October 2. 2017. She is a seasoned executive who spent over 30 years in high-tech. For 15 years she served as Vice President and General Manager of global businesses at Hewlett-Packard, Agilent Technologies, Tektronix and Danaher Corporation. In these roles, Lynne had direct responsibility for R&D, Operations, Program Management, Marketing and Customer Service. In addition, she has led and coached teams and leaders throughout the US, Asia and Europe. Lynne now leverages her corporate experience to provide consulting and executive coaching services focused on helping leaders and organizations thrive in fast-paced, highly-competitive business environments.

Frederick Ball

Mr. Frederick A. Ball (Fred) serves as an Independent Director of Electro Scientific Industries Inc. Prior to that Mr. Ball served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from May 2011 to March 2016. Prior to joining Marketo, Mr. Ball was the Chief Financial Officer for a number of public and private technology companies including Webfoot Software, Inc., 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. Mr. Ball is a director at Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. and is chair of its audit committee and a member of its nominating and governance committee.

Laurence Cramer

Dr. Laurence Edward Cramer is Independent Director of the Company. He was with Continuum Electro-Optics, a manufacturer of high energy laser systems for medical, industrial and scientific research, until August 2015 where he held the positions of Vice President of R&D, Vice President / General Manager and President. Prior to that, he was President of Laser Diode Inc., a manufacturer of GaAs laser diodes for military and telecom applications. Prior to that he spent 15 years at Spectra-Physics in a range of management roles including, Manager of Marketing and Sales, Strategic Product Group Manger, and President of Spectra-Physics Laser diode systems, developer of advanced diode pumped solid state laser systems. He was a Board Member and past President of the Laser Institute of America, and was a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce Technical Advisory Committee in Electronics from 1988 to 1994. He holds a BA degree in Chemistry and Physics from DePauw University, a PhD in Chemistry from Northwestern University and a Masters Certificate in Six Sigma from Villanova University.

Raymond Link

Mr. Raymond A. Link, CPA., is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FEI Company, a leading supplier of scientific and analytical instruments for nanoscale imaging from July 2005 to April 2015. He remained with FEI to assist with transitioning this role to his successor until November 2015. Prior to this, Mr. Link served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. from July 2001 to July 2005. He is also on the Board of Directors of nLight Inc., a private company and FormFactor Inc., a manufacturer of probe cards and electrical test and measurement equipment for the semiconductor industry. Mr. Link received a B.S. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Brian Smith

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Richard Wills

142,760

Michael Burger

3,487,000

Paul Oldham

950,560

John Williams

--

Steve Harris

--

Lynne Camp

--

Frederick Ball

125,562

Laurence Cramer

119,260

Raymond Link

130,814

Brian Smith

--
As Of  1 Apr 2017