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Allied Motion Technologies Inc (AMOT.O)

AMOT.O on Consolidated Issue listed on NASDAQ Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Warzala

61 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Leach

46 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Kenneth Wyman

72 2003 Vice President - Marketing

Richard Federico

60 2014 Lead Independent Director

Richard Smith

67 2013 Director

Gerald Laber

71 2010 Independent Director

James Tanous

67 2014 Independent Director

Michael Winter

61 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 joined Allied Motion as President and Chief Operating Officer in May 2002 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2009. Prior to joining Allied Motion, Mr. Warzala was President of the Motion Components Group of Danaher Corporation and held various positions at American Precision Industries Inc., including Corporate Vice President and President of its API Motion Division.

Michael Leach

Mr. Michael R. Leach has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company., with effect from 10 August 2015. He served for six years as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Osmose Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of utility and telecommunication services, wood preservation and treatment technology, and railroad infrastructure maintenance services. Prior that he spent eight years with Cytec Industries, a specialty chemicals and materials business where he held multiple roles of progressive responsibilities, most recently the North American Operations Controller for Cytec Specialty Chemicals. Mike also spent eight years with Belko Corporation, a division of Alco Industries, where he was the Vice President of Finance and Administration. Mike graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He also has a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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. Since July of 2014 Mr. Federico has been a Partner at TZP Group, a mid-market, growth oriented private equity firm. In addition, from November 2012 he has been the Founder and Chairman at Cetan Partners, an investment and advisory firm. From October 2011 to November of 2012 he was Managing Director at Ocean Tomo, the leading global merchant banc specializing in intellectual capital. He spent the prior ten years as a Senior Advisor and Managing Director in private equity with Sterling Partners, where he served as an investment partner and additionally worked with a number of Sterling portfolio investments to build, capture and maximize best-in-class practices across the firm and instituted effective governance at the portfolio level. His background also includes senior management positions with companies including Fisher Scientific, The Millard Fillmore Health System, The Science Kit Group and KPMG. He currently is and has been involved with numerous private and non-profit boards. His financial and investment experience, knowledge of capital markets and experience on other public and private company boards prepare him to give the Board his views on operational and financial matters.

Richard Smith

Mr. Richard D. Smith serves as Director of Allied Motion Technologies Inc., since August 1996. Mr. Smith has broad executive management experience with the Company and extensive knowledge and experience in accounting and financial matters. He served as Chief Financial Officer from June 1983 until December 2012, as Chief Executive Officer from August 1998 until May 2009 and as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors from May 2009 until his retirement in March 2013. Mr. Smith served as non-executive Chairman of the Board from March 2013 until February 2014. Pursuant to Mr. Smith's consulting agreement with the Company, the Board shall nominate him for election to the Board as long as he has not been terminated and is willing to serve on the Board of Directors. He provides valuable insight to the Board with respect to the historical and future direction of the Company based on his many years of experience on the Board together with his decades of experience in the industry.

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 was an audit partner with Arthur Andersen LLP from 1980 until retiring in 2000. Mr. Laber is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Laber is currently on the board of directors and chair of the audit committee and member of the compensation and governance committees of Scott's Liquid Gold. He is on the board and chair of the audit committee and member of the compensation and governance and nominating committees for Boulder Brands Inc. He served as President of the Catholic Foundation of Northern Colorado from January 2008 until November 2012. He previously served on the Board of Directors and as Chair of the Audit Committee of Spectralink Corporation from April 2004 to March 2007 and served on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Applied Films Corporation from July 2004 to July 2007. He brings to the Board extensive experience in accounting, financial matters and strategic planning and his experience as a director of other public companies gives him insight into governance and related best practices which enable him to make significant contributions as a Board member.

James Tanous

James J. Tanous is Independent Director of Allied Motion Technologies Inc. He is currently the Executive Director of the Prentice Family Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation whose primary mission is to promote the economic development of the Western New York area, a position he has held since January 2014. From April 2007 through June 2013 he served as Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of Erie Indemnity Company, a publicly traded Fortune 500 company that manages the property and casualty and life insurance companies that comprise the Erie Insurance Group. Prior to joining Erie Indemnity Company, Mr. Tanous was a Partner and Chairman of Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel, LLP, a law firm headquartered in Buffalo, New York where he represented numerous public and private companies for over 30 years. His decades of experience as a counselor to public and private companies and broad based legal expertise are important to the Board of Directors.

Michael Winter

Mr. Michael R. Winter, CPA is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Winter is a former partner in the Buffalo, New York office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ("PwC"), 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 is currently on the board of directors and a member of the audit committee of Gas Natural Inc. His accounting and business expertise, including an in-depth understanding of the preparation and analysis of financial statements, makes him highly qualified to serve as a director.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Richard Warzala

2,667,690

Michael Leach

--

Kenneth Wyman

260,639

Richard Federico

--

Richard Smith

856,217

Gerald Laber

--

James Tanous

--

Michael Winter

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014

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