People: Allied Motion Technologies Inc (AMOT.O)

AMOT.O on Consolidated Issue listed on NASDAQ Global Market

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19 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Warzala

60 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Maida

49 2012 Chief Financial Officer

Kenneth Wyman

71 2003 Vice President - Marketing

Richard Federico

59 2014 Lead Independent Director

Richard Smith

66 2013 Director

S. Heath

76 2007 Independent Director

Gerald Laber

70 2010 Independent Director

Michael Winter

2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Warzala

Mr. Richard S. Warzala is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Allied Motion Technologies Inc. Mr. Warzala has served as director of the Company since August 2006. Mr. Warzala has management and technical background in the motion control industry. In May 2009, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to May 2009, Mr. Warzala was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company since May 2002. In 1993, he was named President of API Motion, a subsidiary of American Precision Industries Inc., and continued as President until 1999, when it was acquired by Danaher Corporation where he served as President of the Motion Components Group until 2001. From 1976 to 1993, he held management positions at American Precision Industries, Inc.

Robert Maida

Mr. Robert P. Maida is Chief Financial Officer of Allied Motion Technologies Inc., since December 1, 2012. Prior to joining Allied Motion he worked for over two years as the Director of Finance for Avox Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Zodiac Aerospace. For the ten years prior to that, Mr. Maida held several positions with API Motion / Danaher Motion where he progressed to the position of Director of Finance for the Applied Products Group of Danaher Motion, a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of Finance for Great Lakes Industries, Inc. and the Director of Finance of BRC, a division of Bryce Corporation. After Mr. Maida graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, he was a Certified Public Accountant for Dopkins & Company in Buffalo for just under four years.

Kenneth Wyman

Mr. Kenneth R. Wyman is Vice President - Marketing of Allied Motion Technologies Inc., since February 2003. He was designated as an executive officer in February 2005. From 2000 to 2002, he was Vice President of Marketing for the Motion Components Group of Danaher Corporation. In 1995, Mr. Wyman joined API Motion as Director of Marketing, and later was named Vice President of Marketing.

Richard Federico

Mr. Richard D. Federico is Lead Independent Director of Allied Motion Technologies Inc. Mr. Federico has 30 years of operational, strategy and investment acumen. He has served as a director since February 2012. Since November 2012 he has been the Founder and Managing Partner at Cetan Partners, an investment and advisory firm. From October 2011 he was Managing Director at Ocean Tomo, the global merchant banc specializing in intellectual capital. His background also includes senior management positions with companies including Fisher Scientific, The Millard Fillmore Health System, The Science Kit Group and KPMG. He is involved with numerous private and non-profit boards and currently serves as a Senior Operating Advisory Board member to Sound Harbor.

Richard Smith

Mr. Richard D. Smith serves as Director of Allied Motion Technologies Inc., since August 1996. He is Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 2009. Mr. Smith has broad executive management experience with the Company and knowledge and experience in accounting and financial matters. He served as Chief Financial Officer from June 1983 until December 1, 2012 and as Chief Executive Officer from August 1998 until May 2009. Mr. Smith will retire from employment with the Company on March 31, 2013. Pursuant to Mr. Smith's consulting agreement which will become effective upon his retirement, and as long as he has not been terminated and is willing to serve on the Board of Directors, the Board shall nominate him for election to the Board.

S. Heath

Mr. S. R. Heath Jr., is an Independent Director of Allied Motion Technologies Inc., since August 2007. He is a recognized civic and business leader in Colorado, currently serving as a State Senator from District 18. Mr. Heath has knowledge of, and experience with, the manufacturing industry. Mr. Heath spent 17 years in senior management with Johns Manville Corporation and later became the chairman, CEO and a co-founder of Ponderosa Industries, a precision metal parts manufacturing company.

Gerald Laber

Mr. Gerald J. Laber is an Independent Director of Allied Motion Technologies Inc., since November 3, 2010. He has been a private investor since 2000, when he retired after 33 years of service with Arthur Andersen LLP. He holds a BSBA degree in accountancy from the University of South Dakota and is a certified public accountant. Mr. Laber is currently on the board of directors and chair of the audit and compensation committees of Boulder Brands Inc. and member of the board and chair of the audit committee and member of the compensation committee at Scott's Liquid Gold.

Michael Winter

Mr. Michael R. Winter, CPA is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Winter is a former partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”) in Buffalo, NY, serving in that role from 1987 until his retirement in June 2014. During his tenure, Mr. Winter was responsible for leading the delivery of assurance services to public entities with experience serving many sectors including Consumer and Industrial Products Manufacturing, Energy and Healthcare. Since 2010 he was also a member of the PwC National Office based in New Jersey, which serves as support for all PwC U.S. practice offices. Mr. Winter received a B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York at Binghamton and an MBA with a concentration in Management and Finance from Canisius College. He recently participated in the Directors’ Consortium Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Richard Warzala

1,170,960

Robert Maida

529,771

Kenneth Wyman

241,011

Richard Federico

--

Richard Smith

856,217

S. Heath

--

Gerald Laber

--

Michael Winter

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Richard Warzala

1,133,333 2,904,330

Robert Maida

0 0

Kenneth Wyman

60,000 109,700

Richard Federico

0 0

Richard Smith

921,000 2,597,466

S. Heath

0 0

Gerald Laber

0 0

Michael Winter

0 0
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