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Universal Electronics Inc (UEIC.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Arling

54 2001 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Bryan Hackworth

47 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Louis Hughes

52 2016 Chief Operating Officer

David Chong

55 Executive Vice President - Asia

Richard Firehammer

59 1999 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Menno Koopmans

41 2016 Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Europe

Satjiv Chahil

66 2006 Independent Director

William Mulligan

63 1992 Independent Director

J. Sparkman

85 1998 Independent Director

Gregory Stapleton

70 2008 Independent Director

Carl Vogel

59 2009 Independent Director

Edward Zinser

59 2006 Independent Director

Becky Herrick

IR Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Paul Arling

Mr. Paul D. Arling serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Universal Electronics Inc. He joined us in May 1996 as Chief Financial Officer and was named to our Board of Directors in August 1996. He was appointed President and COO in September 1998, was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in October 2000 and appointed as Chairman in July 2001. At the 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, Mr. Arling was re-elected as our Chairman to serve until the 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. From 1993 through May 1996, he served in various capacities at LESCO, Inc. (a manufacturer and distributor of professional turf care products). Prior to LESCO, he worked for Imperial Wall coverings (a manufacturer and distributor of wall covering products) as Director of Planning, and The Michael Allen Company (a strategic management consulting company) where he was employed as a management consultant.

Bryan Hackworth

Mr. Bryan M. Hackworth serves as the Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Universal Electronics Inc. He was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in August 2006. Mr. Hackworth joined us in June 2004 as Corporate Controller and subsequently assumed the role of Chief Accounting Officer in May 2006. Before joining us in 2004, he spent five years at Mars, Inc., a privately held international manufacturer and distributor of consumer products and served in several financial and strategic roles (Controller — Ice Cream Division; Strategic Planning Manager for the WHISKAS ® Brand) and various other financial management positions. Prior to joining Mars Inc., Mr. Hackworth spent six years at Deloitte & Touche LLP as an auditor, specializing in the manufacturing and retail industries.

Louis Hughes

Mr. Louis S. Hughes serves as Chief Operating Officer of Universal Electronic Inc. Mr. Hughes joined UEI in 2005 as General Manager of Simple Devices, Inc., as part of UEI’s acquisition of Simple Devices in that same year. From 2008 to 2011, he was UEI’s Vice President Corporate Development. From 2011 to 2014, he was the Company’s Senior Vice President - Americas. From 2015 to November 1, 2016, he was UEI’s Executive Vice President - Americas when he was promoted to his current position. Prior to joining UEI, Mr. Hughes co-founded SimpleDevices, Inc. (a company that pioneered local area network digital media distribution to a wide variety of consumer electronics devices) and Supplybase (a company that provided enterprise wide, web-based supply chain management systems and information). He also held various positions with General Electric Company over a ten year period.

David Chong

Mr. David Chong serves as Executive Vice President - Asia of Universal Electronic Inc. He is responsible for general management of our Asia region and Global Operations. Mr. Chong joined us in January 2009 as Senior Vice President of Global OEM. Prior to joining us, Mr. Chong served as Senior Vice President at Philips Consumer Electronics Division, as the Chief Marketing Officer of the business group Philips Display (Philips TV and Computer Monitor business). At Philips Display, he led the re-engineering of the Product Creation, Marketing and Sales Organization to compete successfully in the LCD TV space. Prior to this, he also served as Vice President and General Manager of the Audio Video Business in Asia, Vice President and Global Business Line Manager for Audio and various senior management positions at Philips' CE Division. Mr. Chong started at Philips Research Lab in 1984 as a research scientist working in the area of VLSI design methodologies. He also served as Managing Director for Asia at InVue Security Product before joining us at the present position. Mr. Chong had his senior education in The United Kingdom, holding a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with High Honors from University of Nottingham.

Richard Firehammer

Mr. Richard A. Firehammer, Jr., Esq., serves as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Universal Electronics Inc., since February 1999. He has been General Counsel since October 1993 and Secretary since February 1994. He was Vice President from May 1997 until August 1998. He was outside counsel to us from September 1998 until being rehired in February 1999. From November 1992 to September 1993, he was associated with the Chicago, Illinois law firm, Shefsky & Froelich, Ltd. From 1987 to 1992, he was with the law firm, Vedder, Price, Kaufman & Kammholz in Chicago, Illinois.

Menno Koopmans

Mr. Menno V. Koopmans serves as Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Europe of the company. From 2014 to the end of 2016, he was our Senior Vice President for subscription broadcasting business in Europe and India where he led the customer transition into smart remote controls. From 2005 until 2013, he was the head of our worldwide consumer business and its One For All® brand. Prior to joining us, Mr. Koopmans worked at Mars, Sony Europe and Royal Philips Electronics in different product, marketing and sales management roles in both fast-moving consumer goods and durable consumer goods categories. Mr. Koopmans received his Masters in Science of Business Administration from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Satjiv Chahil

Mr. Satjiv S. Chahil serves as Independent Director of Universal Electronics Inc. From September 2005 through January 2010, Mr. Chahil was the Senior Vice President-Marketing of Hewlett Packard's Personal Systems Group. Prior to that, from June 2002 to August 2005, he was advisor to the Chairman of Palm, Inc. (a manufacturer and marketer of handheld computing and mobile and wireless Internet solutions). Mr. Chahil was also a director at PalmSource, Inc. from June 2002 to August 2004. From March 2001 to June 2002, he was Interim Chief Operating Officer of Palm Solutions (a division of Palm, Inc.). From March 2000 to June 2002, he was Chief Marketing Officer of Palm, Inc. From March 1999 to March 2000, he was Chief Marketing Officer of Newbridge Networks, Inc. (an ATM technology networks company). From May 1997 to March 2000, Mr. Chahil served as a consultant to Sony Corporation. From 1988 to 1997, he was with Apple Computer holding various positions, his last being Senior Vice President Worldwide Marketing. Mr. Chahil earned a bachelor's degree in commerce from Punjab University in Chandigarh, India and a master's degree from the American (Thunderbird) Graduate School of International Management in Arizona.

William Mulligan

Mr. William C. Mulligan serves as Independent Director of Universal Electronics Inc. Mr. Mulligan has over 25 years of experience in private equity, having joined Primus Capital Funds in 1985 from McKinsey & Company, Inc. Mr. Mulligan has served as a Managing Director of Primus since 1987. His previous experience includes positions at Deere and Company and First Chicago Corporation. Mr. Mulligan serves as director of several private portfolio companies and TFS Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:TFSL). Mr. Mulligan serves on the audit (chairman), compensation and executive committees of TFS. Mr. Mulligan is also a trustee of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Denison University, and the Western Reserve Land Conservancy. Mr. Mulligan earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Denison University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

J. Sparkman

Mr. J.C. Sparkman serves as Independent Director of Universal Electronics Inc. Mr. Sparkman is a co-founder and served as the Chairman of the Board of Broadband Services, Inc., a provider of telecommunications equipment services, including procurement, forecasting, warehousing, installation and repair, to domestic and institutional customers, from September 1999 through December 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Sparkman served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Tele-Communications, Inc. from 1987 until his retirement in 1995. He is a director of Shaw Communications, Inc., where he also serves on Shaw's Executive Committee and Human Resources and Compensation Committee. Mr. Sparkman is also a director of Liberty Global, Inc., where he also serves on Liberty Global's Compensation Committee as its chairman and on its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Sparkman has served as a member of Board of Directors since 1998.

Gregory Stapleton

Mr. Gregory P. Stapleton serves as Independent Director of Universal Electronics Inc. Mr. Stapleton is the founder and owner of Falcon One Enterprises LLC, a private equity firm that invests in early stage technology companies, since 2005. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Stapleton was the President of Harman International and from 1998 to 2004, he was also the Chief Operating Officer. He was a director of Harmon International from 1997 until his retirement in 2004. He served as President of Harman's OEM Group from 1987 to 1998. From 1968 to 1987, Mr. Stapleton served at General Electric in various leadership positions including Senior Vice President Venture Capital.

Carl Vogel

Mr. Carl E. Vogel, CPA. serves as Independent Director of Universal Electronics Inc. Since March 2009, Mr. Vogel is a private investor and since October 2014, is an industry advisor for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP. In addition, Mr. Vogel is a senior advisor to the Chairman of DISH Network Corporation, a leading satellite television provider and a member of its Board of Directors. Prior to becoming a senior advisor, Mr. Vogel served as President of DISH Network Corporation from September 2006 until February 2008, and as its Vice-Chairman from June 2005 until March 2009. Prior to that, from October 2007 until March 2009, Mr. Vogel served as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of and a senior advisor to EchoStar Communications Corporation. From 2001 until 2005, he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and director of Charter Communications, a leading cable television and broadband service provider. Prior to joining Charter, Mr. Vogel served in various executive capacities with Liberty Media affiliated companies. Mr. Vogel is the sole shareholder of Bulldog Capital Partners, Inc., providing advisory services and strategic consulting for media companies and media and telecom focused private equity investors. Mr. Vogel is also a member of the Board of Directors of Dish Network Corporation (since May 2005), Shaw Communications, Inc. (since 2006), Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (formerly known as Ascent Media Corporation, since 2009), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (since 2011), and AMC Networks Inc. (since 2013). Mr. Vogel received this Bachelor of Science degree from St. Norbert College, located in DePere, Wisconsin with an emphasis in finance and accounting, and was a former active Certified Public Accountant.

Edward Zinser

Mr. Edward K. Zinser serves as Independent Director of Universal Electronics Inc. From January 2008 until November 2012, Mr. Zinser served as Chief Financial Officer of Boingo Wireless, the Wi-Fi industry's leading provider of software and services worldwide. From April 2004 to November 2007, Mr. Zinser served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of THQ, Inc. a developer, publisher and distributor of interactive software products. Prior to joining THQ, from May 2001 to February 2004, Mr. Zinser served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Vivendi Universal Games, a developer, publisher and distributor of software products. From June 1999 to March 2001, he was at USA Networks where he was initially Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Internet Shopping Network, the e-commerce division. In June 2000, he became President and Chief Operating Officer of Styleclick, Inc. From June 1993 to May 1998, Mr. Zinser served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer of Disney Publishing, a division of The Walt Disney Company. Mr. Zinser earned a Bachelor of Science in business management from Fairfield University and an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago.

Becky Herrick

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Paul Arling

2,317,160

Bryan Hackworth

851,595

Louis Hughes

1,699,170

David Chong

791,340

Richard Firehammer

725,520

Menno Koopmans

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Satjiv Chahil

848,225

William Mulligan

856,725

J. Sparkman

858,225

Gregory Stapleton

848,225

Carl Vogel

846,725

Edward Zinser

856,725

Becky Herrick

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As Of  31 Dec 2016

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