People: AeroVironment Inc (AVAV.O)

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21 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Timothy Conver

69 2007 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jikun Kim

49 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Roy Minson

51 2012 Senior Vice President and General Manager - Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Wahid Nawabi

44 2011 Senior Vice President and General Manager - Efficient Energy Systems

Cathleen Cline

54 2008 Senior Vice President - Administration

Stephen Page

73 2013 Lead Independent Director

Charles Holland

67 2004 Director

Joseph Alibrandi

73 1999 Independent Director

Arnold Fishman

68 1998 Independent Director

Steven Gitlin

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Timothy Conver

Mr. Timothy E. Conver is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of AeroVironment, Inc. Mr. Conver has served as our President since November 1990 and as our Chief Executive Officer since 1992. Prior to joining AeroVironment, Mr. Conver served as President of Whittaker Electronic Resources, a supplier of engineered products for military electronics and industrial instrumentation, for ten years. Mr. Conver is a graduate of the University of Montana and received his M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles. Mr. Conver's knowledge of all aspects of our business and history and his extensive experience managing companies providing high-technology solutions to military industrial customers, combined with his drive for practical innovation and focus on current and future customer needs, position him well to serve as our Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Jikun Kim

Mr. Jikun Kim is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of AeroVironment, Inc., since June 22, 2010. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Kim served as Interim Chief Financial Officer after joining the company as Vice President and Controller in June 2009. Prior to joining AeroVironment, Mr. Kim served with Raytheon Company, a defense contractor, for more than eight years, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Raytheon Vision Systems. Raytheon Vision Systems is a world leader in infrared detector technology focused on design and manufacturing infrared detectors for space, tactical and airborne infrared sensors. Mr. Kim received an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, an M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles and a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.

Roy Minson

Mr. Roy Minson is Senior Vice President and General Manager - Unmanned Aircraft Systems of AeroVironment, Inc. since May 7, 2012. He previously served as Vice President of Business Development and Deputy General Manager, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, since April 2010. Prior to joining AeroVironment, Mr. Minson served as Vice President and Operations Manager for a research and development business within the Tactical Systems and Solutions division of SAIC, a defense contractor, for five years, where he was responsible for transitioning products and solutions. Mr. Minson received a B.S. in industrial technology from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and an M.B.A. from University of Redlands.

Wahid Nawabi

Mr. Wahid Nawabi is Senior Vice President and General Manager - Efficient Energy Systems of AeroVironment Inc., since December 12, 2011. Prior to joining AeroVironment, Mr. Nawabi served as Vice President, Global Sales of Altergy Systems, a designer and manufacturer of fuel cell power systems, from March 2010 through November 2011, and as Vice President, Americas, and Vice President, Global Sales for C&D Technologies, a producer and marketer of electrical power storage and conversion products, from February 2009 through March 2010. Prior to joining C&D Technologies, Mr. Nawabi worked for 16 years with American Power Conversion. a provider of power protection products and services, in a succession of positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as Vice President, Enterprise Segment, North America and Canada. Mr. Nawabi has a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Cathleen Cline

Ms. Cathleen S. Cline is Senior Vice President - Administration of AeroVironment, Inc. She after serving as Vice President of Administration since 1991. Prior to joining AeroVironment, Ms. Cline was the Human Resources Manager at both Whittaker Electronic Resources and the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers LLP. Ms. Cline has a B.S. in psychology and a B.S. in business management from the University of Oregon.

Stephen Page

Mr. Stephen F. Page has been appointed as Lead Independent Director of AeroVironment, Inc., effective April 24, 2013. Mr. Page most recently served on the boards of directors and audit committees of Lowe's Companies, Inc., a home improvement retailer, from 2003 to 2012, PACCAR, Inc., one of the largest manufacturers of medium and heavy duty trucks in the world, from 2004 to 2012, and Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc., one of the largest property and casualty insurance companies in the U.S., where he was lead director. He chaired the audit committees at PACCAR and Lowe's. As lead director at Liberty Mutual, Mr. Page chaired regularly scheduled executive sessions designed to ensure open consideration of all issues and acted as liaison between directors and the chairman. Mr. Page currently serves as a trustee of Mount St. Mary's College and the Catholic Education Foundation. He also has served on the board of trustees at Loyola Marymount University. Before retiring in 2004, Mr. Page served in many leadership roles at United Technologies Corporation, a company that provides high-technology products and services to the global aerospace and building systems industries, including director, vice chairman and chief financial officer, and president and chief executive officer of Otis Elevator, an $8 billion division of United Technologies. Prior to his leadership roles at United Technology, Mr. Page spent 20 years with Black & Decker Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of power tools and accessories, first as general counsel for its McMullough Corporation subsidiary, then as treasurer, and finally as executive vice president and chief financial officer at the company's corporate headquarters in Towson, Maryland. Mr. Page holds a B.S. in business administration from Loyola Marymount University and a J.D. from Loyola Law School.

Charles Holland

Gen. Retd. Charles Robert Holland is Director of AeroVironment, Inc., since May 2004. Mr. Holland retired as Commander, Headquarters U.S. Special Operations Command, or USSOCOM, in November 2003 and currently serves as an independent consultant for various entities. Mr. Holland has been a consultant to AeroVironment since February 2004. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Holland was responsible for all special operations forces of the Army, Navy and Air Force, both active duty and reserve. Mr. Holland entered the United States Air Force in 1968. He has commanded a squadron, two Air Force wings, served as Deputy Commanding General of the Joint Special Operations Command, and was Commander of the Special Operations Command, Pacific. Prior to commanding USSOCOM, he commanded the Air Force Special Operations and was the Vice Commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe. Mr. Holland serves on the board of directors of SELEX Galileo, Inc., Augusta Westland N.A. Inc., Tenax Aerospace, Protonex Technology Corporation, and the charitable organization Special Operations Warrior Foundation, and as an advisor to Cubic Defense Applications Incorporated, General Atomics Technologies Corporation, and Camber Corporation. Mr. Holland has a B.S. in aeronautical engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy, an M.S. in business management from Troy State University (W. Germany) and an M.S. in astronautical engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology. Mr. Holland brings to the board of directors his perspective and expertise as both a warfighter and senior military commander. He also provides critical insight into the needs and demands of our Unmanned Aircraft System, or UAS, customers as well as the procurement process of our principal customer, the U.S. Department of Defense.

Joseph Alibrandi

Mr. Joseph F. Alibrandi is an Independent Director of AeroVironment, Inc., since 1999. Mr. Alibrandi has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Alibrandi Associates, a money management firm, since 1999 and is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Whittaker Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of a broad range of fluid control devices and systems for both commercial and military aircraft, as well as various industrial applications. Mr. Alibrandi previously led Raytheon's missile systems business and has also served as a director of BancAmerica Corporation, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp., Jacobs Engineering, Catellus Development Corp., as Chairman of the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, the International Policy Committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the California Business Roundtable's Task Force on Education and as Co-Chairman of President Reagan's Grace Commission. Mr. Alibrandi received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Arnold Fishman

Mr. Arnold L. Fishman is an Independent Director of AeroVironment, Inc., since 1998. Mr. Fishman is the Founder of Lieberman Research Worldwide, a leading market research firm in the western United States and Interviewing Service of America, a supplier of market survey services. Mr. Fishman has served as the Chairman of Lieberman Research Worldwide and Interviewing Service of America since 1979 and 1983, respectively. Mr. Fishman received his B.S. in psychology from Brooklyn College. Mr. Fishman brings to the board unique insight into purchasing behaviors and communications and their relationship to successful business decision-making. He also provides the experience of a serial entrepreneur who formed multiple businesses and led them through significant growth and has experience scaling operations to support that growth.

Steven Gitlin

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Timothy Conver

669,184

Jikun Kim

952,370

Roy Minson

954,179

Wahid Nawabi

970,280

Cathleen Cline

783,025

Stephen Page

--

Charles Holland

--

Joseph Alibrandi

--

Arnold Fishman

--

Steven Gitlin

--
As Of 29 Apr 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Timothy Conver

295,588 4,981,460

Jikun Kim

0 0

Roy Minson

0 0

Wahid Nawabi

0 0

Cathleen Cline

20,000 609,169

Stephen Page

0 0

Charles Holland

0 0

Joseph Alibrandi

0 0

Arnold Fishman

0 0

Steven Gitlin

0 0
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