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Monolithic Power Systems Inc (MPWR.OQ)

MPWR.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Hsing

57 2010 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Bernie Blegen

59 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Deming Xiao

54 2008 President - Asia Operations

Maurice Sciammas

57 2007 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Marketing

Saria Tseng

46 2011 Vice President - Strategic Corporate Development, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Herbert Chang

55 Lead Independent Director

James Moyer

74 2015 Director

Eugen Elmiger

53 2012 Independent Director

Victor Lee

60 2006 Independent Director

Jeff Zhou

62 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Hsing

Mr. Michael R. Hsing is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Hsing, the co-founder of MPS, is a visionary in power management technology as well as a strong leader, motivator and successful entrepreneur. Mr. Hsing provides the Board with valuable insight into management’s perspective with respect to our operations, and he provides the Board with the most comprehensive view of our operational history. Under his leadership, we have experienced significant revenue growth and have been highly profitable. Since our initial public offering in 2004, stockholder value measured by market capitalization has increased significantly. Having worked in the semiconductor industry for over 30 years, Mr. Hsing’s experience and insight enable him to understand how to control costs effectively and maximize our technology advantages, which has helped to fuel our growth and created value for our stockholders. Based on the Board’s identification of these qualifications, skills and experiences, the Board has concluded that Mr. Hsing should serve as a director of MPS.

Bernie Blegen

Mr. Bernie Blegen is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Blegen served as our Corporate Controller. Prior to joining MPS, Mr. Blegen held a number of executive finance and accounting positions for other publicly traded technology companies, including Xilinx, Inc. and Credence Systems. Mr. Blegen is a CPA and holds a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Deming Xiao

Mr. Deming Xiao is President - Asia Operations of the Company. Since joining us in May 2001, Mr. Xiao has held several executive positions, including Foundry Manager and Senior Vice President of Operations. Before joining MPS, from June 2000 to May 2001, Mr. Xiao was Engineering Account Manager at Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Xiao spent six years as the Manager of Process Integration Engineering at Fairchild Imaging Sensors. Mr. Xiao holds a B.S. in Semiconductor Physics from Sichuan University, Chengdu, China and an M.S.E.E. from Wayne State University.

Maurice Sciammas

Mr. Maurice Sciammas is Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Marketing of the Company. Mr. Sciammas joined MPS in July 1999 and served as Vice President of Products and Vice President of Sales (excluding greater China) until he was appointed to his current position. Before joining MPS, he was Director of IC Products at Supertex from 1990 to 1999. He has also held positions at Micrel, Inc. He holds a B.S.E.E. degree from San Jose State University.

Saria Tseng

Ms. Saria H. Tseng is Vice President - Strategic Corporate Development, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Ms. Tseng joined the Company from MaXXan Systems, Inc., where she was also Vice President and General Counsel from 2001 to 2004. Previously, Ms. Tseng was an attorney at Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, LLP and Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue. Ms. Tseng is a member of the state bar in both California and New York and is a member of the bar association of the Republic of China (Taiwan). Ms. Tseng currently serves on the Board of Directors of Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high performance server technology. Ms. Tseng holds Masters of Law degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and the Chinese Culture University in Taipei.

Herbert Chang

Mr. Herbert Chang is an Lead Independent Director of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. Mr. Chang has been a member of the Board since 1999, which gives him significant knowledge of our recent experiences and history. We also continue to benefit from the broad experience gained by Mr. Chang through his numerous successful investments in both public and private high-technology companies. Mr. Chang has served on several boards of the companies in which he has invested, which has given him significant leadership and oversight experience. In addition, through these board and investor responsibilities, Mr. Chang has developed a deep knowledge of our industry, our operations, and the accompanying complex financial transactions and controls necessary for us to succeed. Mr. Chang’s financial expertise has also helped the Board analyze significant complex financial transactions that we have considered from time to time. Mr. Chang also has very relevant international experience based on his educational background and work experience in the countries where we do business. Based on the Board’s identification of these qualifications, skills and experiences, the Board has concluded that Mr. Chang should serve as a director of MPS.

James Moyer

Mr. James C. Moyer is Director of Monolithic Power Systems Inc. Mr. Moyer is a technical expert in the design of analog semiconductors. As co-founder of MPS, Mr. Moyer is intimately familiar with us and our products. Mr. Moyer brings insight to the Board because of his cumulative experience gained as an engineer and technical leader in the semiconductor industry. This experience gives him a highly developed understanding of the needs and requirements of the analog market for our complex products and allows him as a director to lead us in the right direction in terms of strategy and business approach. Based on the Board’s identification of these qualifications, skills and experiences, the Board has concluded that Mr. Moyer should serve as a director of MPS.

Eugen Elmiger

Mr. Eugen J. Elmiger is an Independent Director of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. Mr. Elmiger is a seasoned business executive with over 30 years of experience, including extensive international marketing, sales and product management expertise, executive board experience, knowledge of high-tech component business and technology, broad global experience and operational and strategic planning experience in complex, high-growth global companies. This experience allows him to contribute his valuable executive leadership talent and understanding of international business to Board deliberations. His industrial, medical and automotive background is a valuable asset to the Board as we expand our business in these markets. Mr. Elmiger’s appointment to the Board also allows him to bring a new perspective, new ideas and outlooks to the Board. Based on the Board’s identification of these qualifications, skills and experiences, the Board has concluded that Mr. Elmiger should serve as a director of MPS.

Victor Lee

Mr. Victor K. Lee is an Independent Director of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. Mr. Lee is the audit committee financial expert on the Audit Committee of the Board. He has been the Chief Financial Officer at several public and private companies, and has worked in the semiconductor industry for over 30 years. Mr. Lee is familiar with not only the inner workings of the industry, but also has intimate knowledge of the financial issues that semiconductor companies often face. His experience has allowed him to understand the broad issues, in particular those affecting the financial and accounting aspects of our business, that the Board must consider and to make sound recommendations to management and the Board. Mr. Lee also provides the Board with valuable insight into financial management, disclosure issues and tax matters relevant to our business. Based on the Board’s identification of these qualifications, skills and experiences, the Board has concluded that Mr. Lee should serve as a director of MPS.

Jeff Zhou

Dr. Jeff Zhou is an Independent Director of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. Dr. Zhou is a senior business executive with over 30 years of industry experience at large, multi-national corporations with global footprints. Dr. Zhou has an extensive background in the global manufacturing and electronics industry. This experience allows him to contribute his valuable executive leadership talent and understanding of international business to Board deliberations. Dr. Zhou’s appointment to the Board also allows him to bring a new perspective, new ideas and new outlooks to the Board. Based on the Board’s identification of these qualifications, skills and experiences, the Board has concluded that Dr. Zhou should serve as a director of MPS.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael Hsing

7,032,060

Bernie Blegen

1,153,680

Deming Xiao

2,514,020

Maurice Sciammas

2,356,750

Saria Tseng

2,356,750

Herbert Chang

216,250

James Moyer

185,000

Eugen Elmiger

202,750

Victor Lee

207,500

Jeff Zhou

213,500
As Of  31 Dec 2016