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AVX Corp (AVX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Sarvis

67 2016 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Kurt Cummings

61 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

John Lawing

66 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Evan Slavitt

59 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Peter Venuto

64 2015 Senior Vice President - Sales

Kathleen Kelly

63 2015 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

S. Willing King

54 2015 Senior Vice President - Tantalum Products

Keith Thomas

62 2016 Senior Vice President of Corporate Development

Donald Christiansen

78 2008 Presiding Independent Director

Shoichi Aoki

57 2013 Director

Koichi Kano

55 2016 Director

Goro Yamaguchi

61 2013 Director

David Decenzo

62 2007 Independent Director

Joseph Stach

78 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Sarvis

Mr. John Sarvis serves as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is Vice President of Ceramic Products from 2005 to March 2015. Divisional Vice President – Ceramic Products from 1998 to 2005. Employed by the Company since 1973. Mr. Sarvis’ varied experience in managing the Company’s business makes him uniquely qualified for the Board.

Kurt Cummings

Mr. Kurt P. Cummings serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He has been Executive Vice President since 2016. Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since 2000. Senior Vice President from 2015 to 2016. Vice President from 2000 to 2015. Secretary from 1997 to 2016. Corporate Controller from 1992 to 2000. Prior to 1992, Partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP.

John Lawing

Mr. John Lawing serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of AVX corporation. Mr. John Lawing has been Vice President and Chief Technology Officer from April 2014 to 2015. President and Chief Operating Officer from 2013 to March 2014. Vice President of Advanced Products from 2005 to April 2013. Divisional Vice President of Advanced Products from 2002 to 2005 and Divisional Vice President of Leaded Products from 1997 to 2002. Prior to 1997, held positions in Engineering, Technical, Operational, and Plant management. Employed by the Company since 1981.

Evan Slavitt

Mr. Evan Slavitt is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. He Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs from 2007 to 2016. Trial lawyer in private practice in Massachusetts from 1987 to 2006. Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts from 1983 to 1987. Trial Attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice from 1981 to 1983.

Peter Venuto

Mr. Peter J. Venuto, Jr., serves as Senior Vice President - Sales of AVX Corporation, since 2015. He was Vice President of Sales from 2009 to 2015. Vice President of North American and European Sales from 2004 to 2009. Vice President of North American Sales from 2001 to 2004. Divisional Vice President of Strategic Accounts from 1998 to 2000. Director of Strategic Accounts from 1990 to 1997. Director of Business Development from 1987 to 1989. Employed by the Company since 1987.

Kathleen Kelly

Ms. Kathleen M. Kelly serves as Senior Vice President - Human Resources of AVX Corporation. She has been Vice President of Human Resources from 2010 to 2015. Vice President of Administration from 2007 to 2010. Prior to the acquisition of American Technical Ceramics by the Company in 2007, served as Vice President – Administration and as Corporate Secretary of American Technical Ceramics from November 1989.

S. Willing King

Mr. S. Willing King serves as Senior Vice President - Tantalum Products of the Company, since 2015. He has been Vice President of Tantalum Products from 2013 to 2015. Deputy General Manager of Tantalum Products from 2012 to 2013. Vice President of Product Marketing from 2004 to 2012. Director of Product Marketing from 2000 to 2004. Prior to 2000, held positions in Technical Service, Sales, and Marketing. Employed by the Company since 1984.

Keith Thomas

Mr. Keith Thomas serves as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development of the Company. He has been a Senior Vice President of Kyocera Electronic Devices from 2015 to 2016. President of Kyocera Electronic Devices from 2004 to 2016. Vice President of Kyocera Developed Products from 2001 to 2004. Divisional Vice President of Kyocera Developed Products from 1992 to 2001. Employed by the Company since 1980.

Donald Christiansen

Mr. Donald B. Christiansen is the Presiding Independent Director of AVX Corporation. He is a Member of the Board since 2002. Retired from AVX in 2000. Senior Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of AVX from 1997 to 2000. Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 1994 to 1997. Chief Financial Officer from 1992 to 1994. Also served as a member of the Board from 1992 to 2000. Mr. Christiansen’s significant financial and business experience resulting from senior executive and financial roles with AVX and within the industry make him eminently qualified to be a director of the Company and to serve as the financial expert on the Audit Committee.

Shoichi Aoki

Mr. Shoichi Aoki is a Director of AVX Corporation. He is Member of the Board since July 2012. Director of Kyocera Corporation (“Kyocera”) since June 2009. Managing Executive Officer of Kyocera since April 2009. General Manager of Corporate Financial and Accounting Group of Kyocera since April 2013. General Manager of Corporate Financial and Business System Administration Group of Kyocera from 2010 to 2013. General Manager of Corporate Financial and Accounting Group of Kyocera from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Aoki’s experience in Kyocera’s financial function makes him a valuable resource on the Board.

Koichi Kano

Mr. Koichi Kano is a Director of the Company. He is Member of the Board since July 2016. Director of Kyocera Corporation since June 2016. Managing Executive Officer of Kyocera since April 2016. Senior Executive Officer of Kyocera from 2015 to March 2016. Executive Officer of Kyocera from 2013 to 2015. General Manager of Corporate Development Group of Kyocera since April 2012. General Manager of Operation Support Division of Corporate Development Group of Kyocera from 2011 to March 2012. Deputy General Manager of Crystal Products Sales Division of Corporate Electronic Components Group of Kyocera from 2010 to 2011. General Manager of Circuit Components Division of Corporate Electronic Components Group of Kyocera from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Kano’s experience in the operations of Kyocera makes him well qualified to serve on the Board of the Company.

Goro Yamaguchi

Mr. Goro Yamaguchi is a Director of AVX Corporation. He is Member of the Board since July 2013. Chairman and Representative Director of Kyocera Corporation since April 2017. President and Representative Director of Kyocera from 2013 to March 2017. Director of Kyocera from 2009 to 2013. Managing Executive Officer of Kyocera from 2009 to 2013. General Manager of Corporate Semiconductor Components Group of Kyocera from 2009 to 2013. Mr. Yamaguchi’s experience in the operations of Kyocera makes him well qualified to serve on the Board of the Company.

David Decenzo

Mr. David A. Decenzo is an Independent Director of AVX Corporation. He is Member of the Board since 2007. President of Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina (“CCU”) since 2007. From 2006 to 2007 Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost at CCU. From 2002 to 2006, Dean of the E. Craig Wall, Sr., Wall College of Business Administration at CCU. From 1992 to 2002, Director of partnership development in the College of Business and Economics at Towson University in Maryland. Mr. DeCenzo’s extensive experience in the academic and business community brings a unique perspective to the Board and its activities and makes him well qualified to serve as a director of the Company.

Joseph Stach

Mr. Joseph Stach, Ph.D. is an Independent Director of AVX Corporation. He is Member of the Board since 2004. Retired since 2003. Vice President of Advanced Energy Industries, a manufacturer of products for high tech manufacturing processes, from 1998 to 2003. Chairman, CEO and President of RF Power Products, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of radio frequency power delivery systems, from 1991 to 1998. The Company believes that Mr. Stach’s qualifications to sit on its Board of Directors include his extensive executive leadership and management experience in the high tech manufacturing industry as Vice President of Advanced Energy Industries and executive positions with RF Power products.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Sarvis

1,018,850

Kurt Cummings

937,086

John Lawing

735,394

Evan Slavitt

--

Peter Venuto

816,437

Kathleen Kelly

--

S. Willing King

--

Keith Thomas

756,312

Donald Christiansen

119,100

Shoichi Aoki

55,700

Koichi Kano

43,100

Goro Yamaguchi

55,700

David Decenzo

119,100

Joseph Stach

123,850
As Of  30 Mar 2017