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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Willem Roelandts

71 2015 Chairman of the Board

Gary Dickerson

58 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Halliday

61 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Omkaram Nalamasu

2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Thomas Larkins

54 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Ali Salehpour

54 2013 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Applied Global Services and Growth Markets

Ginetto Addiego

56 2014 Senior Vice President, Engineering

Charles Read

49 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Vice President, Corporate Controller

Judy Bruner

58 2016 Director

Xun Chen

46 2015 Director

Aart de Geus

61 2007 Independent Director

Stephen Forrest

65 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Iannotti

59 2005 Independent Director

Susan James

69 2009 Independent Director

Alexander Karsner

48 2008 Independent Director

Adrianna Ma

42 2015 Independent Director

Dennis Powell

68 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Willem Roelandts

Mr. Willem P. Roelandts is a Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Lead Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Xilinx, Inc., a supplier of programmable logic solutions, from July 2003 to February 2009, and as a director from January 1996 to August 2009. Mr. Roelandts served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Xilinx from January 1996 to January 2008. Prior to joining Xilinx, Mr. Roelandts held various executive positions during a 29-year career at Hewlett-Packard Company, where he last served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Computer Systems Organizations. Mr. Roelandts currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Aruba Networks, Inc.

Gary Dickerson

Mr. Gary E. Dickerson has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Dickerson was named President of Applied in June 2012, after joining Applied following its acquisition of Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. (“Varian”) in November 2011. Mr. Dickerson had served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of Varian since 2004. Prior to joining Varian in 2004, Mr. Dickerson served 18 years with KLA-Tencor Corporation, a supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related industries, where he held a variety of operations and product development roles, including President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Dickerson started his semiconductor career in manufacturing and engineering management at General Motors’ Delco Electronics Division and then AT&T, Inc.

Robert Halliday

Mr. Robert J. Halliday has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Halliday, has been Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Applied since February 2013. He previously served as a Group Vice President and General Manager in Applied’s Silicon Systems Group segment following the completion of Applied’s acquisition of Varian in November 2011. Mr. Halliday had served as Chief Financial Officer of Varian since 2001 and as an Executive Vice President of Varian since 2004. He was Varian's Treasurer from November 2002 to October 2006 and from February 2009 to February 2010.

Omkaram Nalamasu

Dr. Omkaram Nalamasu is Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Dr. Nalamasu, has served as Group Vice President, Chief Technology Officer from January 2012 to June 2013, and as Corporate Vice President, Chief Technology Officer from January 2011 to January 2012. Upon joining Applied in June 2006 until January 2011, Dr. Nalamasu was an Appointed Vice President of Research and served as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and General Manager for the Advanced Technologies Group. From 2002 to 2006, Dr. Nalamasu was a NYSTAR distinguished professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he also served as Vice President of Research from 2005 to 2006. Prior to Rensselaer, Dr. Nalamasu served in several leadership roles at Bell Laboratories.

Thomas Larkins

Mr. Thomas F. Larkins is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Larkins, has been Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Applied since November 2012. Previously, Mr. Larkins was employed by Honeywell International Inc., a diversified global technology and manufacturing company, where he was Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Deputy General Counsel from 2002 until joining Applied. Mr. Larkins served in various other positions at Honeywell (formerly AlliedSignal) after joining the company in 1997.

Ali Salehpour

Mr. Ali Salehpour is Senior Vice President and General Manager - Applied Global Services and Growth Markets of Applied Materials Inc. Mr. Salehpour, has been Senior Vice President, General Manager, New Markets and Service Group since September 2013. He previously served as Group Vice President, General Manager Energy and Environmental Solutions and Display Business Groups, since joining Applied in November 2012. Prior to Applied, Mr. Salehpour worked at KLA-Tencor for 16 years, where he served as a Senior Vice President and General Manager.

Ginetto Addiego

Dr. Ginetto Addiego is a Senior Vice President, Engineering of the Company., since March 2014. He previously was with Applied from 1996 to 2005, leading various product groups as well as global organizations, including Global Operations, Manufacturing, Foundation Engineering, and Information Technology. From March 2011 to March 2014, Dr. Addiego was President and Chief Operating Officer of Ultra Clean Technology Corp., a supplier of critical subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment, medical device, energy, research, and flat panel industries. From February 2005 to March 2011, Dr. Addiego worked at Novellus Systems, Inc., a provider of advanced process equipment for the semiconductor industry, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Operations.

Charles Read

Mr. Charles Read has been Corporate Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company., since joining the Company in September 2013. Prior to Applied, Mr. Read worked at Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a provider of semiconductor and software-based network solutions, since October 2002, where he most recently served as Vice President, Corporate Controller. Prior to Brocade, Mr. Read worked at KPMG LLP, an audit, tax and advisory firm, from 1996 to 2002.

Judy Bruner

Ms. Judy Bruner is Director of the Company. She has served as Executive Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer of SanDisk Corporation, a supplier of flash storage products, from June 2004 until its acquisition by Western Digital in May 2016. Previously, she was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Palm, Inc., a provider of handheld computing and communications solutions, from September 1999 until June 2004. Prior to Palm, Inc., Ms. Bruner held financial management positions at 3Com Corporation, Ridge Computers and Hewlett-Packard Company. She currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. and a member of the board of trustees of the Computer History Museum.

Xun Chen

Dr. Xun (Eric) Chen is Director of Applied Materials, Inc. Eric Chen to serve as a member of the Board and as a member of the Strategy Committee of the Board, effective immediately.

Aart de Geus

Dr. Aart J. de Geus is an Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He is a is a co-founder of Synopsys, Inc., a provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and related services for semiconductor design companies, and currently serves as its Chairman of the Board of Directors and Co-Chief Executive Officer. Since 1986, Dr. de Geus has served as a director of and held various positions at Synopsys, including President, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Senior Vice President of Marketing. From 1982 to 1986, Dr. de Geus was employed by the General Electric Company, a global infrastructure, finance and media company, where he was the Manager of the Advanced Computer-Aided Engineering Group.

Stephen Forrest

Dr. Stephen R. Forrest, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He holds faculty appointments as Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, as Professor of Physics, and as Professor of Materials Science & Engineering at the University of Michigan, and leads the University’s Optoelectronics Components and Materials Group. From January 2006 to December 2013, Mr. Forrest also served as Vice President for Research at the University of Michigan. From 1992 to 2005, Dr. Forrest served in a number of positions at Princeton University, including as Chair of the Electrical Engineering Department, Director of the Center for Photonics and Optoelectronic Materials, and as director of the National Center for Integrated Photonic Technology. Prior to Princeton, Dr. Forrest was a faculty member of the Electrical Engineering and Materials Science Departments at the University of Southern California.

Thomas Iannotti

Mr. Thomas J. Iannotti is an Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Services, for Hewlett-Packard Company, a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally, from February 2009 until his retirement in October 2011. From 2002 to January 2009, Mr. Iannotti held various executive positions at Hewlett-Packard, including as Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Enterprise Business Group, Americas. From 1978 to 2002, Mr. Iannotti worked at Digital Equipment Corporation, a vendor of computer systems and software, and at Compaq Computer Corporation, a supplier of personal computing systems, after its acquisition of Digital Equipment Corporation. Mr. Iannotti currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Atento S.A.

Susan James

Ms. Susan M. James, CPA, is an Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. She served as a partner at Ernst & Young LLP, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, from 1987 to 2006. Ms. James joined Ernst & Young in 1975 and, following her retirement in 2006, served as a consultant to the firm until December 2009. She also served on the Ernst & Young Americas Executive Board of Directors from January 2002 to June 2006. Ms. James is a certified public accountant (inactive) and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. James currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Coherent, Inc. and Yahoo! Inc.

Alexander Karsner

Mr. Alexander A. Karsner is an Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Manifest Energy Inc., a clean energy infrastructure development and finance company, since July 2009. From March 2006 to August 2008, he served as Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy. From April 2002 to March 2006, Mr. Karsner was Managing Director of Enercorp LLC, a private company involved in international project development, management and financing of energy infrastructure. Mr. Karsner has also worked with Tondu Energy Systems of Texas, Wartsila Power Development of Finland and other multi-national energy firms and developers.

Adrianna Ma

Ms. Adrianna C. Ma is an Independent Director of the Company. She has been a Managing Partner at the Fremont Group, a private investment company, since May 2015. At the Fremont Group, she oversees BF Global, the flagship portfolio of funds, including its investment strategy, asset allocation, manager selection and risk management. From 2005 to April 2015, Ms. Ma served as a Managing Director at General Atlantic LLC, a global growth equity firm, where she invested in and served on the boards of directors of technology-enabled growth companies around the world. Prior to joining General Atlantic, Ms. Ma worked at Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated as an investment banker in the Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring Department. Ms. Ma served as a member of the board of directors of C&J Energy Services, Inc. from 2013 to 2015.

Dennis Powell

Mr. Dennis D. Powell is an Independent Director of Applied Materials Inc. He served as an Executive Advisor at Cisco Systems, Inc., a provider of networking products and services, from February 2008 to September 2010. He served as Cisco’s Chief Financial Officer from May 2003 to February 2008, and, in addition, served as an Executive Vice President from 2007 to 2008 and a Senior Vice President from 2003 to 2007. After joining Cisco in 1997, Mr. Powell also served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Vice President, Corporate Controller. Before joining Cisco, Mr. Powell was employed by Coopers & Lybrand LLP, an accounting firm, for 26 years, where he was last a senior partner. Mr. Powell currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Intuit, Inc. and VMware, Inc.