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Kimball Electronics Inc (KE.OQ)

KE.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Donald Charron

54 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Sergesketter

58 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

John Kahle

61 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Julia Dutchess

67 1997 Vice President of Human Resources

Desiree Castillejos

47 2018 Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President, Corporate Development and Mergers and Acquisitions

Roger Chang

61 Vice President - Asian Operations

Janusz Kasprzyk

58 2008 Vice President - European Operations

Steven Korn

54 2007 Vice President - North American Operations

Sandy Smith

55 2004 Vice President - Information Technology

Kathy Thomson

49 2018 Vice President, Global Business Development and Design Services

Christopher Thyen

55 2018 Vice President - New Platforms

Robert Phillippy

58 2018 Director

Thomas Tischhauser

60 Director

Christine Vujovich

66 Director

Gregory Lampert

51 Independent Director

Colleen Repplier

57 Independent Director

Gregory Thaxton

57 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Donald Charron

Mr. Donald D. Charron is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to the spin-off, Mr. Charron serves as Kimball Electronics’ Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. He formerly served as an Executive Vice President of Kimball International, Inc. (“Kimball International” or “former Parent”), a member of the Board of Directors of Kimball International, and the President of Kimball Electronics Group. Mr. Charron had led the EMS segment of Kimball International since joining Kimball International in 1999. Prior to that, he spent six years with Rockwell International in various leadership roles. Mr. Charron’s extensive contract electronics industry experience prior to joining Kimball International, as well as his intimate knowledge of Kimball Electronics provides valuable operational, strategic, and global market insights.

Michael Sergesketter

Mr. Michael K. Sergesketter is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. Prior to the spin-off, he served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for Kimball Electronics Group that now comprises Kimball Electronics following the spin-off. Mr. Sergesketter had served in this role with former Parent since 1996.

John Kahle

Mr. John Harvey Kahle is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Prior to the spin-off, he served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of former Parent. Mr. Kahle had served in this role with former Parent since 2001.

Julia Dutchess

Ms. Julia Dutchess is Vice President, Human Resources of the Company and has served in this role since 1997.

Desiree Castillejos

Ms. Desiree Castillejos is Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President, Corporate Development and Mergers and Acquisitions of the Company. Castillejos has been appointed as the new Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President, Corporate Development and Mergers and Acquisitions. She joined Kimball Electronics from Nokia Technology where she most recently held the position of Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development, in charge of the Nokia IBM Alliance. She has over 15 years of experience working in corporate strategy and development, holding positions of increasing responsibilities with Nokia Technology, Persistent Systems, and Alcatel Lucent. She earned her technical degrees from the University of Technology Compiegne in France and her MBA from The Wharton School.

Roger Chang

Mr. Roger Chang is Vice President - Asian Operations of the Company.

Janusz Kasprzyk

Mr. Janusz Kasprzyk is Vice President, European Operations of the Company and has served in this role since 2008.

Steven Korn

Mr. Steven T. Korn is Vice President, North American Operations of the Company and has served in this role since 2007.

Sandy Smith

Ms. Sandy Smith is Vice President, Information Technology of the Company and has served in this role since 2004.

Kathy Thomson

Ms. Kathy Thomson is Vice President, Global Business Development and Design Services of the Company. She joined Kimball Electronics from Creation Technologies where she most recently held the position of Vice President, Business Development. Kathy has over 15 years of Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) experience and has held positions of increasing responsibilities with Creation Technologies and Plexus Corporation. She earned both her undergraduate degree and her MBA from Lakeland University.

Christopher Thyen

Mr. Christopher J. Thyen is Vice President - New Platforms of the Company. Thyen has had a long and successful career with Kimball Electronics and Kimball International, the former parent company of Kimball Electronics until 2014. He has held positions of increasing responsibilities in operations and business development. Most recently, he was Vice President, Global Business Development and Design Services, for Kimball Electronics.

Robert Phillippy

Mr. Robert J. Phillippy is Director of the Company. Mr. Phillippy currently works as an independent consultant following his retirement in April 2016 from his position as President, Chief Executive Officer, and a Director of Newport Corporation as a result of the acquisition of Newport. He served Newport in that capacity for over 8 years, was President and Chief Operating Officer from July 2004 to September 2007, and prior to that time served in various executive management roles since joining Newport in April 1996. Prior to joining Newport, he served for 12 years in various management roles for Square D Company, a division of Schneider Electric, progressing from field sales engineer to Vice President of Channel Marketing. He currently serves on the boards of directors of ESCO Technologies (NYSE: ESE) and Materion Corporation (NYSE: MTRN). Mr. Phillippy holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas, as well as a Masters of Management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Thomas Tischhauser

Mr. Thomas J. Tischhauser is Director of the Company. Mr. Tischhauser has served as a director of Kimball International since 2008. He has been an independent executive consultant in leadership development and a principal with Wynstone Partners since 2007. He served as Vice President of Continental Automotive from 2006 to 2007 and served in various management positions at Motorola, Inc. from 1983 to 2006, including European General Manager and his final position as Corporate Vice President. Mr. Tischhauser’s broad experience in the electronics and consulting industries provides unique insight into the electronics markets from a global perspective.

Christine Vujovich

Ms. Christine M. Vujovich is Director of the Company. Ms. Vujovich served as a director of Kimball International from 1994 until 2016, when she resigned her board seat. Since 2012, Ms. Vujovich has been a member of the National Academy of Sciences Medium and Heavy-duty Vehicle Phase II Fuel Economy Committee, which advises the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Ms. Vujovich is currently retired but served in various management positions at Cummins, Inc. from 1978 to 2009, including her position prior to retirement as Vice President, Marketing and Environmental Policy. Ms. Vujovich’s experience with international and domestic manufacturing and sales operations in a major manufacturing company provides valuable knowledge of marketing and manufacturing systems. Her environmental policy background provides expertise regarding governmental regulation.

Gregory Lampert

Mr. Gregory J. Lampert is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Lampert has been President of Omni Cable Corporation, a distributor of specialty wire and cable, since February 2017. Prior to his executive position at Omni Cable Corporation, he was Chief Executive Officer of the Americas region of General Cable since January 2013 and held the same position for the North America region since 2008. Prior to that, he held various management positions at General Cable since joining the company in 1998. Prior to joining General Cable, he held engineering and commercial management positions with The Dow Chemical Company and Cintas Corporation. Mr. Lampert is a director of Omni Cable Corporation, as well as two other for-profit private companies, Xtek Corporation and Ilsco Corporation. Mr. Lampert’s previous board experience and financial background as well as experience in managing sales organizations will provide broad insights into capital planning and sales operations.

Colleen Repplier

Ms. Colleen C. Repplier is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Repplier retired in June 2018 as Vice President and General Manager of Johnson Controls (JCI) responsible for a $4.5 billion global portfolio of HVAC businesses with 20,000 employees. She had previously been with Tyco International since 2007, holding the title of President of the fire protection products strategic business unit during that time and joined JCI in 2016 as a result of JCI’s purchase of Tyco. Prior to Tyco, Ms. Repplier held senior leadership positions at The Home Depot from 2005 to 2007. Prior to 2005, Ms. Repplier spent 20 years in the energy industry, holding engineering and marketing roles with Westinghouse Electric Company and Bechtel Corporation as well as progressing through commercial and general management assignments at General Electric. In March 2018, Ms. Repplier was appointed a director of AB SKF, a Swedish ball bearing manufacturer traded on the NASDAQ Stockholm market. Ms. Repplier’s engineering background and extensive experience in operations, supply chain management, and six-sigma methodologies will provide broad insights into operational planning and improvement opportunities.

Gregory Thaxton

Mr. Gregory A. Thaxton is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Thaxton is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN), a $2.1 billion publicly traded industrial technology company focused on precision dispensing, fluid management, and related processes with operations in nearly forty countries. He has more than twenty-five years of experience serving in various domestic and international financial management and leadership roles with Nordson after beginning his career with a Big Four public accounting firm. Mr. Thaxton is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Mr. Thaxton’s experience will add significant financial, accounting, capital structure, and SEC reporting expertise to the Board.