People: Natus Medical Inc (BABY.OQ)

BABY.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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10 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Gunst

66 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

James Hawkins

58 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jonathan Kennedy

43 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Austin Noll

2012 Vice President and General Manager - Neurology Strategic Business Unit

Kenneth Traverso

53 2012 Vice President, General Manager - Newborn Care Strategic Business Unit

Ajay Bhave

57 2011 Vice President - Global Engineering

D. Christopher Chung

50 2011 Vice President - Medical Affairs, Quality & Regulatory

Doris Engibous

59 2004 Independent Director

Kenneth Ludlum

60 2002 Independent Director

William Moore

65 1987 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Gunst

Mr. Robert A. Gunst is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Natus Medical Incorporated. Mr. Gunst is currently a private investor. Mr. Gunst served as president and chief executive officer of The Good Guys, Inc., an electronics retailer, from 1990 to 1999, and as a member of its board of directors from 1986 to 1999. Prior to joining The Good Guys, Mr. Gunst held senior management and director positions at Shaklee Corporation, La Petite Boulangerie, Inc. and PepsiCo Foods International, both subsidiaries of PepsiCo, Inc., Victoria Station Incorporated, and The First National Bank of Chicago. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Dartmouth College and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business.

James Hawkins

Mr. James B. Hawkins is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Natus Medical Inc. He was appointed as President of the Company on June 7, 2013. has served as Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of the Board, since joining Natus in April 2004, and formerly as President from April 2004 through January 2011. In addition, he currently serves as a director at IRIDEX Corporation. Prior to joining Natus, Mr. Hawkins was President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Invivo Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of multi-parameter vital sign monitoring equipment, and its predecessor, from August 1985 through January 2004. Mr. Hawkins also served as Secretary of Invivo from July 1986 until January 2004. He earned his undergraduate degree in Business Commerce from Santa Clara University and holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from San Francisco State University.

Jonathan Kennedy

Mr. Jonathan A. Kennedy has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Natus Medical Inc., effective April 8, 2013. Mr. Kennedy was previously employed by Intersil Corporation, where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from April 2009 to March 2013, Interim Chief Financial Officer from December 2008 to April 2009, Corporate Controller from April 2005 to December 2008, and Director of Finance from June 2004 to April 2005. Prior to that time Mr. Kennedy served as Director of Finance and Information Technology of Alcon, Inc. from July 2000 to June 2004 and held various finance and information technology positions at Autonomous Technologies and Harris Corporation. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Science in Accounting from University of Central Florida. Mr. Kennedy is a certified public accountant.

Austin Noll

Mr. Austin F. Noll, III, is Vice President and General Manager - Neurology Strategic Business Unit of Natus Medical Incorporated. He joined Natus in August 2012. Mr. Noll has over 24 years’ experience in the medical device industry. Mr. Noll previously served as President & CEO of Simpirica Spine, a California-based start-up company that developed and is commercializing a device for spinal stabilization. Prior to joining Simpirica Spine, Mr. Noll was President & CEO of NeoGuide Systems, a medical robotics company acquired by Intuitive Surgical in 2009. Prior to joining NeoGuide Systems, Mr. Noll held various positions at Medtronic over a 13-year period, where he served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Powered Surgical Solutions and the Neurosurgery businesses. Before Medtronic, he held sales positions at C.R. Bard and Baxter Healthcare. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Miami University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Kenneth Traverso

Mr. Kenneth M. Traverso is Vice President and General Manager - Newborn Care Strategic Business Unit of Natus Medical Incorporated, since December 2012. He served as Vice President Marketing and Sales from April 2002 to December 2012. From September 2000 to April 2002, he served as Vice President Sales. From October 1999 to July 2000, Mr. Traverso served as President of DinnerNow.com Inc., an internet aggregator for the restaurant industry. From January 1998 to September 1999, Mr. Traverso served as Vice President Sales, Western Region of Alere Medical, an outpatient chronic disease management company. From May 1995 to January 1998, Mr. Traverso served as Vice President Marketing and Sales of AbTox, Inc., a low temperature sterilization company. From August 1990 to May 1995, Mr. Traverso served in various capacities at Natus, including Vice President Sales. From September 1984 to July 1990 Mr. Traverso served various positions at Nellcor, a medical device company, including Regional Sales Manager, Western Region. Mr. Traverso holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration & Marketing from San Francisco State University.

Ajay Bhave

Mr. Ajay A. Bhave serves as Vice President of Global Engineering of Natus Medical Inc., since August 2011. Mr. Bhave has over 28 years’ experience as an Engineering & Technology and Operations leader. Mr. Bhave most recently served as the Global Advanced Manufacturing Technology leader for probes used in high end diagnostic ultrasound equipment at General Electric Healthcare, a division of General Electric. From 1990 to 2011, Mr. Bhave held various positions of responsibilities, starting as an acoustic design engineer with subsequent senior management positions in engineering & technology, supply chain management and plant operations, both at the local as well as global level at General Electric Healthcare. From 1988 to 1990, Mr. Bhave was a senior engineer responsible for medical probes development at Staveley Sensors Inc., based out of Hartford, CT. From 1984 to 1998, Mr. Bhave was a senior engineer responsible for design and applications development of ultrasound probes used for non-destructive testing (NDT) in the Nuclear and Oil & Gas industry. Mr. Bhave has a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Lowell, Massachusetts.

D. Christopher Chung

Dr. D. Christopher Chung, M.D., is Vice President - Medical Affairs, Quality & Regulatory of Natus Medical Inc., since June 2011. From June 2003 until June 2011, Dr. Chung also served as our Vice President R&D and Engineering. Dr. Chung served as our Medical Director from October 2000 to February 2003. From 2000 to 2010, Dr. Chung served as a Pediatric Hospitalist at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. From June 1997 to June 2000, Dr. Chung trained as a pediatric resident at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. From May 1986 to July 1993, Dr. Chung worked as an Engineer at Nellcor, a medical device company. Dr. Chung holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann University School of Medicine. He is board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Doris Engibous

Ms. Doris E. Engibous is an Independent Director of Natus Medical Incorporated, since April 2004. Ms. Engibous currently serves as a consultant and advisor to medical technology companies and executives. From 2004 to 2010, she served as President and CEO of Hemosphere, Inc., an early commercialization stage, venture capital funded, medical technology company. Prior to 2004, Ms. Engibous served from 2000 through 2003 as President of Nellcor, a business of Tyco Healthcare Group/Tyco International, Ltd. (now Covidien). Ms. Engibous served on the board of directors of the National Kidney Foundation serving Minnesota, the Dakotas and Iowa from 2006 to 2010. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Kenneth Ludlum

Mr. Kenneth E. Ludlum is an Independent Director of Natus Medical Incorporated, since November 19, 2002. He has served as Chief Financial Officer of CareDx, Inc since March 2014. From April 2011 to October 2013, Mr. Ludlum served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Head of Operations for Endogastric Solutions, Inc. From December 2009 to March 2011, Mr. Ludlum served as a board member, acted as an advisor to, and invested into a number of private medical and biotechnology companies. From April 2008 to November 2009, he served as Senior Vice President Finance & Administration, CFO for Paracor Medical Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Ludlum also served as CFO for two other publicly-held companies, Perclose, Inc. from 1995 to 2000, and Alteon, Inc. from 1992 to 1994. He has also served on the board of directors and as Chair of the Audit Committee of several public and private medical or biotechnology companies. Mr. Ludlum holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Lehigh University and a M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

William Moore

Mr. William M. Moore is an Independent Director of Natus Medical Incorporated, since 1987. Mr. Moore is one of co-founders. Mr. Moore has served as the Managing Partner of Alpine Partners LLC since May 2008 as well as from 2003 to 2004. From 2004 until May 2008 Mr. Moore was a special limited partner for medical technology at Blue Line Partners, a private equity firm. Mr. Moore currently is the Chief Executive Officer and President and Chairman of the board of directors of IRIDEX Corporation, and has served in that capacity, or as interim Chief Executive Officer and President, since August 2012. He also has served on the boards of directors of Criticare Systems, Inc. from 2006 until it was acquired by Opto Circuits (India) Limited in April 2008 and Urologix Inc. until June 2010. Mr. Moore holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Utah.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Gunst

--

James Hawkins

2,791,890

Jonathan Kennedy

1,858,380

Austin Noll

834,485

Kenneth Traverso

772,312

Ajay Bhave

--

D. Christopher Chung

726,437

Doris Engibous

--

Kenneth Ludlum

--

William Moore

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Robert Gunst

0 0

James Hawkins

765,166 9,669,030

Jonathan Kennedy

0 0

Austin Noll

0 0

Kenneth Traverso

360,000 4,251,987

Ajay Bhave

0 0

D. Christopher Chung

260,000 2,631,648

Doris Engibous

0 0

Kenneth Ludlum

0 0

William Moore

0 0
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