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SMTC Corp (SMTX.OQ)

SMTX.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Clarke Bailey

62 2014 Chairman of the Board, Principal Accounting Officer, Independent Director

Ed Smith

54 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Roger Dunfield

45 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Richard Fitzgerald

47 2017 Chief Operating Officer

David Sandberg

42 2013 Independent Director

Frederick Wasserman

62 2013 Independent Director

John Waterfield

43 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Clarke Bailey

Mr. Clarke H. Bailey is the Independent Director, Chair of the Board of the company. Clarke H. Bailey joined the Board of Directors in June 2011. Mr. Bailey served as Executive Chairman and Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company from May 2013 to April 2014. Mr. Bailey is presently the Chairman and CEO of EDCI Holdings, Inc., a holding company, a position held since 2009. In addition to EDCI, he serves as a Director on the Board of Iron Mountain Incorporated where he has served since 1998 and is currently Chairman of its Risk and Safety Committee. Previously, Mr. Bailey served as the Chairman and CEO of Arcus, Inc. until 1998 and as Managing Director and Head of the Principal Investment Group at Oppenheimer & Co. until 1990. Mr. Bailey has also previously served as a Director on four other public company boards, five private company boards, and three non-profit boards of trustees.

Ed Smith

Mr. Ed Smith is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Smith will commence providing management services to the Company on February 6, 2017, working alongside outgoing President and Chief Executive Officer, Sushil Dhiman, during this transition period, and assume the role of Interim President and Chief Executive Officer on an ongoing basis beginning on February 17, 2017. Mr. Smith has extensive experience in the electronic manufacturing services (EMS) industry and the electronic components distribution industry. He most recently served as Senior Vice President, Global Embedded Solutions at Avnet, Inc. during 2016 and as President, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas from February 2009 to March 2016. Mr. Smith has also served in various other positions at Avnet, Inc. beginning in 1994. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Smith served as President and Chief Executive Officer of SMTEK International, Inc., a tier II manufacturer in the EMS industry. Mr. Smith currently serves as the Chairman of the Electronic Components Industry Association.

Roger Dunfield

Mr. Roger Dunfield is Chief Financial Officer of SMTC Corporation. Mr. Dunfield is an experienced finance executive with over 15 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. He joins SMTC from Sanmina Corporation where since 2010; he has been employed as Vice President, Finance & Controller in Sanmina’s Interconnect Division. Prior to joining Sanmina, Mr. Dunfield held a number of finance positions of increasing responsibility for Merix Corporation. Mr. Dunfield is an alumnus of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Queen’s University at Kingston and an MBA from the University of Oregon.

Richard Fitzgerald

Mr. Richard E. Fitzgerald is Chief Operating Officer of the company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Fitzgerald served as Global Vice President of Avnet Integrated Solutions from January 2017 to May 2017 and as Vice President of Business Operations of Avnet Electronics Embedded from July 2014 to January 2017. Prior to joining Avnet, Mr. Fitzgerald served as Chief Operating Officer of Qual-Pro Corporation from January 2010 to July 2014 and as Chief Executive Officer of Team Precision Public Company Limited from July 2008 to December 2009, as well as Global Vice President of Operations for CTS Corporation. Mr. Fitzgerald has also held other manufacturing and operational excellence positions with SMTEK International, Inc., Intel Corp. and California Amplifier. Mr. Fitzgerald has a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of Maryland – Robert H. Smith School of Business.

David Sandberg

Mr. David A. Sandberg is the Independent director of the company. Mr. Sandberg is the managing member, founder and portfolio manager of Red Oak Partners, LLC, a NY-based hedge fund, founded in March 2003, and co-manager and co-founder of Pinnacle Fund LLP, founded in 2008. Previously, Mr. Sandberg co-managed JH Whitney & Co’s Green River Fund from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Sandberg also served as the Chairman of Board of Asure Software, Inc., and as a director of Issuer Direct Corporation and Planar Systems, Inc. since 2009, 2013 and 2012 respectively, each of which is a publicly traded company. Mr. Sandberg also served as a director of EDCI Holdings Inc. from 2009 to 2013 and as a director and Chairman of the Strategic Committee of RF Industries Limited from 2011 to 2013. Mr. Sandberg received a BA in Economics and a BS in Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University. Red Oak Partners LLC is SMTC’s largest stockholder.

Frederick Wasserman

Mr. Frederick G. Wasserman is the Independent Director of SMTC Corp., with effect from August 6, 2013. Mr. Wasserman is an accomplished executive who has leveraged 35 years of business experience helping to create significant shareholder value with a number of companies. Mr. Wasserman has been the president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer for a number of companies, including Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Company where he was CFO and COO. He also served as President and CFO of Goebel of North America. Mr. Wasserman is currently, and has been since 2008, the President of FGW Partners LLC as well as the Chief Compliance Officer of Wynnefield Capital Inc., a shareholder of SMTC. He currently serves on the board of directors for a number of publicly traded companies including Breeze Eastern Corporation, MAM Software Group, Inc., National Holdings Corporation and DLH Holdings Corp.

John Waterfield

Mr. John Randall Waterfield is Independent Director of SMTC Corp. Mr. Waterfield, is the Chairman of Waterfield Group, a diversified financial services holding company that traces its origins to 1928. After selling the largest private mortgage company in the US and largest Indiana based bank in 2006 and 2007 respectively, Waterfield Group has diversified into technology, real estate, asset management and merchant banking. Mr. Waterfield holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and is a member of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and former Chairman of the YPO New York City Chapter, the Northeast Regional Chairman of YPO, a member of Mensa, and a graduate of Harvard University. Mr. Waterfield currently also serves on the Board of Directors of Waterfield Enterprises, LLC, Asure Software (Nasdaq: ASUR), Kensington Vanguard Title, Waterfield Technologies, and the Culver Military Summer School. Previously, Mr. Waterfield was an equity research analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. from 1996 through 1999, primarily responsible for institutional small capitalization growth portfolios. Mr. Waterfield holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

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