Advanced Energy Industries Inc (AEIS.O) People | Reuters.com
Edition:
United States

Advanced Energy Industries Inc (AEIS.O)

AEIS.O on Nasdaq

36.38USD
29 Jun 2016
Change (% chg)

-- (--)
Prev Close
$36.38
Open
--
Day's High
--
Day's Low
--
Volume
--
Avg. Vol
328,472
52-wk High
$39.03
52-wk Low
$21.12

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Grant Beard

54 2016 Chairman of the Board

Thomas Liguori

58 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Thomas McGimpsey

53 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

William Trupkiewicz

52 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Yuval Wasserman

61 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Roush

51 2016 Director

Frederick Ball

53 2008 Independent Director

Ronald Foster

65 2014 Independent Director

Edward Grady

68 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Rohrs

64 2006 Independent Director

Annie Leschin

Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Grant Beard

Mr. Grant H. Beard has been appointed Chairman of the Board of the Company., May 5, 2016. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wynnchurch Industries, LLC a diversified holding company investing in engineered product businesses. Mr. Beard also serves as a Senior Advisor to Wynnchurch Capital. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Mr. Beard served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wolverine Advanced Materials LLC, a Wynnchurch company, from July 2012 until October 2015. From October 2010 to June 2012, Mr. Beard served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Constar International Inc. where he led the financial and operational restructuring of its global packaging business that was later sold to Plastipak Corporation. From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Beard also served as a Senior Executive Advisor to Blue Point Capital Group of Funds. From February 2009 to September 2010, Mr. Beard was an Operating Partner and Principal at Anderson Group, a private equity/merchant banking group. From March 2001 to January 2009, Mr. Beard served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Trimas Corporation and served as a director from June 2002 to January 2009. From August 2000 to March 2001, Mr. Beard was President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of HealthMedia, Inc. From January 1996 to August 2000, he was President of the Preferred Technical Group of Dana Corporation, a manufacturer of tubular fluid routing products sold to vehicle manufacturers. He served as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Corporate Development for Echlin, Inc., before the acquisition of Echlin by Dana in late 1998. Mr. Beard has experience at two private equity/merchant banking groups, Anderson Group and Oxford Investment Group, where he was actively involved in corporate development, strategy and operations management. He earned a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in International Economics from the University of Detroit as well as a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Miami University.

Thomas Liguori

Mr. Thomas Liguori has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company., effective May 18, 2015. Mr. Liguori joined us in May 2015 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Advanced Energy, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc. (MFLEX) since 2008. Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc. is one of the world’s largest producers of flexible printed circuits and flexible circuit assemblies. Prior to Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc., Mr. Liguori served as Chief Financial Officer at Hypercom, Inc. from November 2005 to February 2008, where he designed and built the global finance and administration functions. From February 2005 to November 2005, Mr. Liguori served as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Iomega Corporation, a publicly traded provider of storage and network security solutions, and from April 2000 to February 2005, as Chief Financial Officer at Channell Commercial Corporation, a publicly traded designer and manufacturer of telecommunications equipment. Prior to that time, Mr. Liguori served as Chief Financial Officer of Dole Europe for Dole Food Company, serving as the top-ranking financial and IT executive in Dole’s operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and as Vice President of Finance at Teledyne. Mr. Liguori began his career with Honeywell and served as a management consultant with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Liguori holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude, from Boston University and completed a Master’s in Business Administration in Finance, Summa Cum Laude, from Arizona State University. He is a Certified Management Accountant and a Certified Financial Manager.

Thomas McGimpsey

Mr. Thomas O. McGimpsey is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the company. Mr. McGimpsey joined us in April 2009 as Vice President and General Counsel and was promoted to Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and General Counsel in August 2011 and held the corporate development position until mid-2015. From February 2008 to April 2009, Mr. McGimpsey held the position of Vice President of Operations at First Data Corporation. During 2007, Mr. McGimpsey was a consultant and legal advisor to various companies. From July 2000 to January 2007, Mr. McGimpsey held various positions with McDATA Corporation such as Executive Vice President of Business Development & Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President & General Counsel and Vice President of Corporate Development. From February 1998 to its sale in June 2000, Mr. McGimpsey held the position of Director and Senior Corporate Attorney at US WEST, Inc. From 1991 to 1998, Mr. McGimpsey was in private practice at national law firms. From 1984 to 1988, Mr. McGimpsey was a Senior Engineer for Software Technology, Inc. In August 2014 Mr. McGimpsey was appointed to the board of directors of CPP, Inc., a private company with international operations that provides wind engineering and air quality consulting services. In July 2015, Mr. McGimpsey was appointed as a Commissioner to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education. Mr. McGimpsey is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Governance Fellow. Mr. McGimpsey received his Master's in Business Administration from Colorado State University (with honors), his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado and his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science (with a minor in electrical systems) from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

William Trupkiewicz

Mr.William Trupkiewicz is Vice President and Corporate Controller of the company in march 2014. In November 2014, he was promoted to Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to joining the Company, he held a number of senior finance and accounting positions with JBS USA Holdings, Inc. and its predecessor companies since October 1994, serving most recently as Corporate Controller, Chief Accounting Officer and Secretary from July 2007 through January 2014. JBS USA Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of the Brazilian company JBS S.A., is a global leader in beef and pork processing. Mr. Trupkiewicz is a Certified Public Accountant.

Yuval Wasserman

Mr. Yuval Wasserman is President & Chief Executive Officer and was appointed to the Board of Directors of the company on 2014. He served as President & Chief Executive Officer and was appointed to the Board of Directors on October 1, 2014. Mr. Wasserman joined us in August 2007 as Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Service. In October 2007, he was promoted to Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Service. In April 2009, he was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and then in August 2011 he was promoted to President of the Thin Films Business Unit. Beginning in May 2002, Mr. Wasserman served as the President, and later as Chief Executive Officer, of Tevet Process Control Technologies, Inc., a semiconductor metrology company, until July 2007. Prior to that, he held senior executive and general management positions at Boxer Cross (a metrology company acquired by Applied Materials, Inc.), Fusion Systems (a plasma strip company that is a division of Axcelis Technologies, Inc.), and AG Associates (a semiconductor capital equipment company focused on rapid thermal processing). Mr. Wasserman started his career at National Semiconductor, Inc., where he held various process engineering and management positions. Mr. Wasserman joined the board of Syncroness, Inc., an outsourced engineering and product development company, in 2010. Mr. Wasserman is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Governance Fellow. Mr. Wasserman holds a BsC in chemical engineering from Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva, Israel.

John Roush

Mr. John A. Roush is Director of the Company. Mr. Roush has been the Chief Executive Officer and Board member of GSI Group Inc. (Nasdaq: GSIG) (“GSI”), a leading global supplier of precision photonic components and subsystems to OEM's in the medical and advanced industrial markets, since December, 14, 2010. Mr. Roush joined GSI after a twelve year career with PerkinElmer, Inc. (“PerkinElmer”), a provider of technology and services to the diagnostics, research, environmental, safety and security, industrial and laboratory services markets, where he was a corporate officer and served in several leadership positions, most recently leading the company’s $1.2 billion Environmental Health segment. Prior to joining PerkinElmer, Mr. Roush held management positions with Outboard Marine Corporation, AlliedSignal, Inc., now Honeywell International, McKinsey & Company Inc. and General Electric. Mr. Roush also serves as a director of Lemaitre Vascular, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMAT), a global provider of medical devices and implants for the treatment of peripheral Vascular disease, and as a member of its Audit Committee. Mr. Roush holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

Frederick Ball

Mr. Frederick A. Ball is Independent Director of Advanced Energy Industries Inc. He is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Marketo, a leading provider of a cloud-based marketing platform, a position he has held since May 2011. Prior to joining Marketo, Mr. Ball served as the Chief Financial Officer of Webroot Software, Inc. a software security solutions provider, from June 2008 to April 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Ball was the Chief Financial Officer for a number of private and public technology companies including BigBand Networks, Inc. and Borland Software Corporation. Mr. Ball also served as Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions for KLA-Tencor Corporation, a manufacturer of semiconductor equipment, and prior to that as its Vice President of Finance. Mr. Ball was with PricewaterhouseCoopers for over 10 years. Mr. Ball has been a director of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., since 2003 and is the chair of its compensation committee.

Ronald Foster

Mr. Ronald C. Foster is Independent Director of Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. He served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance of Micron Technology, Inc. (“Micron”) from April 2008 to March 2015. Mr. Foster was appointed to that position in 2008 after serving as a member of Micron’s Board of Directors from June 2004 to April 2005. Before joining Micron, Mr. Foster was the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of FormFactor, Inc., a semiconductor wafer test equipment company. Prior to joining Form Factor, Inc., Mr. Foster served as the Chief Financial Officer for JDS Uniphase, Inc. and Novell, Inc., and also served in various financial and operational roles at Applied Materials, Egghead Software and Hewlett Packard. He previously served as a board member of Inotera Memories Inc., LUXIM Corporation, and Aptina Company. Mr. Foster holds a BA in Economics from Whitman College and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Edward Grady

Mr. Edward C. Grady is Independent Director of Advanced Energy Industries Inc. He is currently President and Chief Executive Officer and a director at Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (ESI), a supplier of laser based micro fabrication systems for consumer products, semiconductor and industrial applications, having assumed the position of President and Chief Executive Officer in February 2014. He has been a member of the board of directors at ESI since 2010. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Reel Solar, an early stage start-up company focused on low cost PV Solar panel production technology and process, from 2010 until February 2014. Mr. Grady retired in October 2007 from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of Brooks Automation, a publicly held provider of automation solutions to the global semiconductor and other complex manufacturing industries, including clean tech and data storage. Prior to joining Brooks Automation in February 2003, he ran multiple divisions at KLA-Tencor, a publicly held process control company, and served as Chief Executive Officer of Hoya Micro Mask Inc., a supplier of photo masks and services to the semiconductor industry. Mr. Grady began his career as an engineer for Monsanto/MEMC and, during his 14 years with the company, rose to the position of Vice President of Worldwide Sales for EPI, a division of MEMC. Mr. Grady also served on the board of directors of Brooks Automation from 2003 to 2008, Evergreen Solar, Inc. from 2005 to 2011, and Verigy Ltd. From 2007 to 2011, and Cimetrix from 2010 to 2014.

Thomas Rohrs

Mr. Thomas M. Rohrs is Independent Director of Advanced Energy Industries Inc. Thomas M. Rohrs has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Ichor Systems since June 2013 and became its Chief Executive Officer in August 2014. Previously, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Skyline Solar, a solar equipment manufacturer, from June 2010 to September 2012. Mr. Rohrs had been an advisor and consultant to a number of companies, both public and private, including renewable energy companies from February 2009 to June 2010. From April 2006 to February 2009, Mr. Rohrs served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Electroglas, Inc., a then public supplier of wafer probers and software solutions for the semiconductor industry. In July 2009, Electroglas filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, citing the dramatic decline in semiconductor manufacturing equipment resulting from the global economic recession. In August 2009, Mr. Rohrs began serving as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Electroglas, which subsequently has sold substantially all of its assets. From December 2004 to March 2010, Mr. Rohrs served as a director of Electroglas. From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Rohrs was with Applied Materials, Inc., a semiconductor equipment company, most recently as Senior Vice President of Global Operations, and served as a member of Applied’s executive committee.

Annie Leschin

Basic Compensation