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Richardson Electronics Ltd (RELL.OQ)

RELL.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Edward Richardson

75 2015 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Ben

52 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Secretary

Wendy Diddell

52 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Jens Ruppert

45 2015 Executive Vice President and General Manager - Canvys

Patrick Fitzgerald

52 2014 Executive Vice President - Richardson Healthcare

Gregory Peloquin

53 2015 Executive Vice President - Power and Microwave Technologies Group

Kathleen McNally

57 2009 Senior Vice President - Global Supply Chain

Paul Plante

59 2015 Lead Independent Director

Jacques Belin

66 2013 Independent Director

James Benham

72 2013 Independent Director

Kenneth Halverson

65 2013 Independent Director

Robert Kluge

71 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Edward Richardson

Mr. Edward J. Richardson is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He was Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President from September 1989 until November 1996. Since that time, Mr. Richardson has continued to hold the offices of Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President. He also served as Chief Operating Officer from April 2006 until December 2015, and as the General Manager of the Electron Device Group from June 2009 to June 2014.

Robert Ben

Mr. Robert J. Ben is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Secretary of the Company. He was employed by Cobra Electronics Corporation as their Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer from 2011 to 2014, Vice President and Corporate Controller from 2008 to 2011, Senior Corporate Controller from 2006 to 2008 and Corporate Controller from 2000 to 2006.

Wendy Diddell

Ms. Wendy S. Diddell is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. She has assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer. From June 2007 through December 2015, she held the role of Executive Vice President, Corporate Development. From June 2009 through June 2015, she also assumed the role of General Manager of our Canvys business. Prior to June 2007, Ms. Diddell was Executive Vice President and General Manager of our Security Systems Division since February 2006. Prior to that, Ms. Diddell was employed as Vice President and General Manager of the Security Systems Division since June 2004 and as a management consultant for the Security Systems Division since July 2003.

Jens Ruppert

Mr. Jens Ruppert is Executive Vice President and General Manager - Canvys of the Company, since July 2015. Prior to joining Richardson Electronics, Mr. Ruppert was the Managing Director of Envinet GmbH a German based high-tech company. Prior to that, Mr. Ruppert was with NDS Surgical Imaging from April 2006 through December 2013. While with NDS Surgical Imaging, Mr. Ruppert held various management positions including Vice President and General Manager from January 2010 to December 2013. Prior to NDS Surgical Imaging, Mr. Ruppert held management positions at Heraeus-Med (Maquet/Getinge) and Gebrueder Martin (KLS Martin Group). Mr. Ruppert started his career as an engineer and worked his way up through sales, marketing and general management within the medical display and operating room equipment market.

Patrick Fitzgerald

Mr. Patrick Fitzgerald is Executive Vice President - Richardson Healthcare of the Company, since August 2014. Prior to joining Richardson Electronics, Mr. Fitzgerald was President of the Dunlee Division of Philips Healthcare. During his 15 years at Dunlee, he transformed an internally focused supplier into the leading supplier of replacement CT and X-ray tubes for hospitals and service providers.

Gregory Peloquin

Mr. Gregory J. Peloquin is Executive Vice President - Power and Microwave Technologies Group of the Company, since June 2015. In June 2014, he re-joined the Company as Executive Vice President, Electron Device Group. From March 2011 to June 2014 Mr. Peloquin was President of Richardson RFPD, a division of Arrow Electronics. Prior to that, Mr. Peloquin was Executive Vice President of the RF Power & Wireless Division of the Company which was sold to Arrow Electronics in 2011.

Kathleen McNally

Ms. Kathleen M. McNally is Senior Vice President - Global Supply Chain of the Company. She served as Senior Vice President of Marketing Operations and Customer Support from 2000 to 2009 and as Vice President and Corporate Officer of Marketing Operations from 1989 until 2000. Prior to that, she held various positions within the marketing department since joining the Company in 1979.

Paul Plante

Mr. Paul J. Plante is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He has been the President and owner of Florida Fresh Vending, LLC., a privately held company, with vending machines throughout Central Florida. He has provided business consulting services to the electronics industry since 2008. Prior to that time he was Vice President, Medical Industry Solutions, for the Kimball Electronics Group from February 2007 until May 2008, after the purchase by Kimball Electronics of Reptron Electronics, Inc. From February 2004 to February 2007, Mr. Plante was President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Reptron Electronics, Inc., a publicly held provider of electronics manufacturing services with a focus on the medical industry. From 1994 until 2004 he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Reptron. Mr. Plante negotiated and led Reptron Electronics, Inc. through a successful pre-arranged Chapter 11 reorganization period that strengthened the company’s balance sheet and liquidity with no significant loss of customers, employees, or suppliers. Prior to 1994, he was the Chief Financial Officer at Reptron and at K-Byte, Inc., a Michigan based software developer and electronics manufacturer. Mr. Plante has a degree in accounting and has been a licensed certified public accountant.

Jacques Belin

Mr. Jacques Belin is Independent Director of the Company, since October 2013. He served as Managing Director of Thales Components and Subsystems from 2000 to 2011. He retired from Thales in October 2011. Prior to 2000 he served in multiple capacities including Quality and Production Engineer, Operations Manager and Factories Manager. In addition, Mr. Belin was heavily involved at Thales in areas including strategy, sales and marketing, and administration. Mr. Belin holds an engineering degree from Ecole Centrale in Paris. His entire career has been devoted to the electron tube and subsystems business.

James Benham

Mr. James Benham is Independent Director of the Company, since October 2013. He has served as a Technical and Marketing Consultant to the Night Vision and Microwave Devices Industries since March 2013. He retired in March 2013 after 46 years in the Defense Electronics industry. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Benham was the President of L-3 Communications Narda West Division in Folsom, California from 2011 to 2013. For the previous 16 years, he was President of the Electron Devices Division of L-3 Communications. Mr. Benham received his BS in Chemistry from the State University of New York, and an MBA from Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Virginia. He has also completed executive development programs at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard Business School and Stanford University. Additionally, Mr. Benham holds a patent in the night vision field.

Kenneth Halverson

Mr. Kenneth Halverson is Independent Director of the Company, since October 2013. He has been a consultant with Halverson Consulting, LLC since 2009. Previously, he was Senior Vice President from 1999 to 2009 with MedAssets, Inc., one of the largest Group Purchasing Organizations in the country. MedAssets provides service to thousands of hospitals helping them to reduce their overall expenses. Mr. Halverson was with Comdisco Inc. from 1984 to 1999, serving as Senior Vice President and President of the Healthcare Group, which leased imaging and clinical equipment as well as refurbished and remarketed imaging equipment. Mr. Halverson holds an MBA in Finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and has held various executive positions with technology and healthcare companies throughout his career.

Robert Kluge

Mr. Robert H. Kluge is Independent Director of the Company. He served as the General Manager, and later as President, of the Imaging Components Business at Varian Medical Systems, Inc. from February 1993 to February 2014 and as a Corporate Senior Vice President. He served as General Manager of X-Ray Products for Picker International from 1988 to 1993 and oversaw the diagnostic X-Ray product line, including X-Ray systems for Radiographic, R&F and Vascular applications, and was later given expanded responsibility for X-ray tubes. Mr. Kluge began his career in 1973 with General Electric Medical Systems as a participant in the Financial Management Program. He held a number of management positions at GE, including Service Business Marketing Manager and General Manager of Marketing and Strategy for the X-Ray Tube business. Mr. Kluge holds a B.S. in Economics and an MBA in Finance from the University of Wisconsin. Mr. Kluge’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his significant management experience in the design and manufacturing of diagnostic imaging components including CT tubes and flat panel detectors, and his extensive knowledge of marketing, strategy, and general management.

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