People: AXT Inc (AXTI.OQ)

AXTI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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24 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jesse Chen

56 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board, Lead Director

Morris Young

69 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gary Fischer

2014 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Corporate Secretary

Davis Zhang

58 2009 President - China Operations

Robert Ochrym

62 2009 Vice President - Business Development, Strategic Sales and Marketing

David Chang

72 2000 Independent Director

Leonard LeBlanc

73 2003 Independent Director

Nai-Yu Pai

64 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jesse Chen

Mr. Jesse Chen is Independent Chairman of the Board, Lead Director of AXT, Inc. He has served as one of our directors since February 1998 and was Chairman of the Board of Directors from May 2004 until October 2007, at which time he was appointed our lead independent director. Since March 2009, Mr. Chen has served as our Chairman of the Board of Directors. Since May 1997, Mr. Chen has served as a managing director of Maton Ventures, an investment company. From 1990 to 1996, Mr. Chen served as chief executive officer of BusLogic, Inc., a fabless semiconductor and computer peripherals company. Mr. Chen serves on the board of directors of several private companies. Mr. Chen has a B.S. degree in aeronautical engineering from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan and a M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Loyola Marymount University.

Morris Young

Dr. Morris S. Young, Ph.D., is Chief Executive Officer, Director of AXT, Inc. He co-founded AXT in 1986 and has served as a director since 1989. He was reappointed as our chief executive officer on July 16, 2009. From 2004 until his retirement in 2006, Dr. Young served as our chief technology officer. Dr. Young served as our chairman of the Board of Directors from February 1998 to May 2004 and as our president and chief executive officer from 1989 to May 2004. From 1985 to 1989, Dr. Young was a physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Dr. Young has a B.S. degree in metallurgical engineering from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, a M.S. degree in metallurgy from Syracuse University, and a Ph.D. in metallurgy from Polytechnic University.

Gary Fischer

Mr. Gary L. Fischer is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Fischer is a Silicon Valley veteran, with extensive experience working in Asia and Europe. In 1993, he joined ISSI, a leader in advanced memory solutions, as chief financial officer. He took the company public in 1995 and later became its president and chief operating officer. In 2005, Fischer joined eRide, a fabless semiconductor company that develops both GPS devices and software for location-based services. The company was acquired in 2009. Fischer continued with eRide as a consultant into 2014 and expanded his consulting practice to assist a number of growth companies on a variety of finance and M&A projects. Fischer holds a Master's degree in business from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Davis Zhang

Mr. Davis Zhang is President - China Operations of AXT, Inc. He co-founded AXT in 1986. He was appointed as our President of China Operations on October 26, 2009. He was our president, joint venture operations, and had served as senior vice president, production from January 1994 until August 1999, as president of the substrate division from August 1999 to 2003 and as senior vice president of production from 2003 to October 2009. From 1987 to 1993, Mr. Zhang served as our senior production manager. Mr. Zhang studied mechanical engineering at Communication University, Beijing, China.

Robert Ochrym

Mr. Robert G. Ochrym is Vice President - Business Development, Strategic Sales and Marketing of AXT, Inc. Mr. Ochrym joined AXT as Vice President, Business Development in June 2005. From 2003 to May 2005, Mr. Ochrym was national sales manager at Aixtron, Inc., where he was responsible for North American sales and marketing functions. From 1973 to 2003, Mr. Ochrym held various positions in sales and marketing, business development and product management at Uniroyal Optoelectronics, Northrop Grumman and Rhone-Poulenc, and had extensive involvement with rare earths and gallium businesses. Mr. Ochrym has a B.A. degree in Biology from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York.

David Chang

Dr. David C. Chang, Ph.D., is Independent Director of AXT, Inc. Dr. Chang has served as president of Polytechnic University in New York (now known as Polytechnic Institute of New York University) from 1994 to 2005 and President Emeritus and chancellor from 2005 to present. Previously, Dr. Chang was dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Arizona State University. Dr. Chang served as a director of the NSF/Industry Corporate Research Center for Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Computer Aided Design from 1981 to 1989. Dr. Chang is a member of the board of directors of Time Warner Cable. Dr. Chang has a M.S. degree and a Ph.D. in applied physics from Harvard University and a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan.

Leonard LeBlanc

Mr. Leonard J. LeBlanc is Independent Director of AXT, Inc. Mr. LeBlanc served as the acting chief financial officer and vice president of corporate development for Ebest, Inc., a privately held applications software company, from February 2001 to September 2003. Mr. LeBlanc was the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Vantive Corporation, a customer relationship management software and solution company, from August 1998 to January 2000. From March 1996 to July 1997, Mr. LeBlanc was the executive vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer at Infoseek Corporation, an internet search and navigation company. From September 1993 to December 1994, Mr. LeBlanc served as senior vice president, finance and administration of GTECH Corporation, a manufacturer of lottery equipment and systems. From May 1987 to December 1992, Mr. LeBlanc served as executive vice president, finance and administration and chief financial officer of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation software company. Mr. LeBlanc served on the board of directors and as chairman of the audit committee of Oplink Communications, Inc., a provider of optical manufacturing solutions and optical networking components from 2000 to 2009 and as chairman of the Board from 2006 to 2009. From November 2009 to November 2010, he was a consultant to Oplink Communications, Inc. Mr. LeBlanc has B.S. and M.S. degrees from the College of Holy Cross, and an M.S. degree in finance from George Washington University.

Nai-Yu Pai

Mr. Nai-Yu Pai is Independent Director of AXT, Inc. Mr. Pai has more than 35 years of accounting and auditing experience. He is the founder of Pai Accountancy, LLP and a partner since 1977. From May 2009 to May 2012, Mr. Pai served as chief executive officer and a director of F2Ware Inc., a privately held secure software solutions company. From March 2001 to May 2012, Mr. Pai also served as chief executive officer and a director of Authenex, Inc., a venture capital funded two-factor authenticated e-security applications company. Mr. Pai also serves on the board of directors of several other private companies. As a consultant, Mr. Pai has assisted a number of companies with fundraising and mergers and acquisitions, such as Marvell Semiconductor, @Road, Silicon Motion Inc, Accton Technology Corp., Amlogic, Global Manufacture and others. Mr. Pai is a certified public accountant who holds a Master’s Degree in accounting from Saint John’s University in New York, where his primary area of emphasis in taxation and auditing. He also holds another Master’s degree in Taxation from Golden Gate University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jesse Chen

--

Morris Young

578,912

Gary Fischer

--

Davis Zhang

448,561

Robert Ochrym

301,678

David Chang

--

Leonard LeBlanc

--

Nai-Yu Pai

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Jesse Chen

0 0

Morris Young

521,500 697,851

Gary Fischer

0 0

Davis Zhang

1,843,482 597,187

Robert Ochrym

15,377 102,544

David Chang

0 0

Leonard LeBlanc

0 0

Nai-Yu Pai

0 0
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