People: Belden Inc (BDC)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bryan Cressey

65 1988 Independent Chairman of the Board

John Stroup

48 2005 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Hendrikus Derksen

46 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

Christoph Gusenleitner

50 2013 Executive Vice President - Industrial Connectivity Solutions

Glenn Pennycook

52 2013 Executive Vice President - Enterprise Connectivity Solutions

Dhrupad Trivedi

48 2013 Executive Vice President - Industrial IT Solutions

Roel Vestjens

40 2014 Executive Vice President - Broadcast Solutions

Brian Anderson

2015 Senior Vice President, Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Steven Biegacki

56 2009 Senior Vice President - Global Sales and Marketing

Ross Rosenberg

45 2013 Senior Vice President - Strategy & Corporate Development

Douglas Zink

39 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

David Aldrich

58 2007 Independent Director

Lance Balk

57 2000 Independent Director

Steven Berglund

63 2013 Independent Director

Judy Brown

45 2008 Independent Director

Glenn Kalnasy

71 1985 Independent Director

George Minnich

65 2010 Independent Director

John Monter

67 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bryan Cressey

Mr. Bryan C. Cressey is Independent Chairman of the Board of Belden Inc., since 1988. For the past twenty-nine years, Mr. Cressey has been a General Partner and Principal of Golder, Thoma and Cressey, Thoma Cressey Bravo, and Cressey & Company, all private equity firms, the last of which he founded in 2007. The firms have specialized in healthcare, software and business services. He is also a director of Select Medical Holdings Corporation, a healthcare services company, and several privately held companies. He was a director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company until 2012. Mr. Cressey’s years of senior-level experience with public and private companies in diverse industries, his legal and business education and experience, and his regular interaction with the equity markets make him highly qualified to serve on the Company’s Board. Mr. Cressey received a B.A. degree from the University of Washington and a J.D. degree and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard University.

John Stroup

Mr. John S. Stroup is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Belden Inc., since October 31, 2005. From 2000 to the date of his appointment with the Company, he was employed by Danaher Corporation, a manufacturer of professional instrumentation, industrial technologies, and tools and components. At Danaher, he initially served as Vice President, Business Development. He was promoted to President of a division of Danaher’s Motion Group and later to Group Executive of the Motion Group. Earlier, he was Vice President of Marketing and General Manager with Scientific Technologies Inc. Mr. Stroup received a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. degree from the University of California at Berkeley.

Hendrikus Derksen

Mr. Hendrikus P. C. Derksen is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of Belden Inc. Prior to that, he served as Vice President, Corporate Finance from July 2011 to December 2011 and Treasurer and Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis of the Company from January 2010 to July 2011. In August of 2003, he became Vice President, Finance for the Company’s EMEA division, after joining the Company at the end of 2000. Prior to joining the Company, he was Vice President and Controller of Plukon Poultry, a food processing company from 1998 to 2000, and has 5 years’ experience in public accounting with Price Waterhouse and Baker Tilly. Mr. Derksen has a M.A. in Accounting from the University of Arnhem in the Netherlands and holds a doctoral degree in Business Economics in addition to an Executive Master of Finance & Control from Tias Business School in the Netherlands.

Christoph Gusenleitner

Mr. Christoph Gusenleitner is Executive Vice President, Industrial Connectivity Solutions of Belden Inc., since April 2013. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President, EMEA Operations and Global Connectivity Products since joining Belden in April 2010. Prior to joining the Company, he was a partner at Bain & Company in its industrial goods and services practice in Munich. Prior to that, he was General Manager of KaVo Dental GmbH and Kaltenbach & Voigt GmbH in Biberach, Germany. KaVo is an affiliate of Danaher Corporation. During his four-year tenure at KaVo, Mr. Gusenleitner led the strategic planning process for the global Danaher Dental Equipment platform and led three business units and 18 sales subsidiaries in EMEA. He has a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Technology in Vienna, Austria and a Master of Science in Industrial Automation from Carnegie Mellon University.

Glenn Pennycook

Mr. Glenn Pennycook is Executive Vice President, Enterprise Connectivity Solutions of Belden Inc., since May 2013. Prior to that, he was President of the Enterprise Solutions Division, after joining Belden in November 2008. Prior to joining the Company, he spent 5 years with Pregis Corporation as Director of Operations for Protective Packaging Europe, and was promoted to Managing Director for Western Europe in 2005. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario, Canada.

Dhrupad Trivedi

Mr. Dhrupad Trivedi is Executive Vice President, Industrial IT Solutions of Belden Inc., since April 2013. Prior to that, he was responsible for the Corporate Development and Strategy function since joining Belden in January 2010. Earlier, he was President, Trapeze Networks. Prior to joining the Company, he was responsible for General Management and Corporate Development roles at JDS Uniphase. He has 18 years of experience in the Networking and Communications industry. Dhrupad has an MBA from Duke University and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Roel Vestjens

Mr. Roel Vestjens is the Executive Vice President, Broadcast Solutions of Belden Inc, since March 2014. Mr. Vestjens joined Belden in 2006 as Director of Marketing for the EMEA region. In April 2008, Mr. Vestjens was promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing for the Industrial Connectivity Solutions business, and in January 2009, he was appointed General Manager of Belden’s Wire and Cable Systems business in EMEA. Mr. Vestjens relocated to Asia in November 2010, and became President of the APAC OEM business, followed by President of all APAC Operations in May 2012. Mr. Vestjens joined Belden from Royal Philips Electronics where he held various European sales and marketing positions. Mr. Vestjens holds a bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science and Management degree from Nyenrode Business University in the Netherlands.

Brian Anderson

Mr. Brian E. Anderson is Senior Vice President, Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Anderson has served as the Company’s Corporate Attorney since 2008 and prior to that was a Corporate Attorney at Lewis Rice in St. Louis.

Steven Biegacki

Mr. Steven R. Biegacki is Senior Vice President - Global Sales and Marketing of Belden Inc. He was appointed Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing (title subsequently changed as reflected in the above table) in March 2008. Prior to joining the Company, he was Vice President, Marketing for Rockwell Automation. At Rockwell, he initially served as DeviceNet Program Manager, was promoted to Business Manager, Automation Networks in 1997, Vice President, Integrated Architecture Commercial Marketing in 1999, and Vice President, Components and Power Control Commercial Marketing in 2005. Previously, he was an Automation Systems Architecture Marketing Manager for Allen-Bradley Company. He has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Technology from ETI Technical College in Cleveland, Ohio.

Ross Rosenberg

Mr. Ross Rosenberg is the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development at Belden Inc, since February 2013 and became an executive officer in May 2014. Prior to joining the Company, he led corporate development and global marketing at First Solar, the world’s largest provider of utility-scale solar power plant solutions. Prior to First Solar, Mr. Rosenberg ran a division of Danaher, a large diversified industrial technology company. At Danaher, he held several executive management roles, as well as vice president, marketing for a division and group vice president, strategy and business development. Mr. Rosenberg holds a B.S. in Accounting from University of Illinois, an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Douglas Zink

Mr. Douglas Zink is the Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Belden Inc., effective September 1, 2013. He has been with the Company since May 2007. During that time, he has served as the Company’s Director of Financial Reporting, Corporate Controller and, most recently, as Vice President, Internal Audit. Prior to joining the Company, he was a Financial Reporting Manager at TLC Vision Corporation, an eye care service company, from 2004 to 2007, and has five years of experience in public accounting with KPMG LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Zink holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Accounting from Texas Christian University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

David Aldrich

Mr. David J. Aldrich is Independent Director of Belden Inc. and was appointed to the Company’s Board and Compensation Committee in February 2007. The Board recruited Mr. Aldrich based on his experience in high technology signal transmission applications and for his experience as a current Chief Executive Officer of a public company. From April 2000 to May 2014, he served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (“Skyworks”). In May 2014, Mr. Aldrich was named Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Skyworks. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling mobile connectivity. Mr. Aldrich received a B.A. degree in political science from Providence College and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Rhode Island.

Lance Balk

Mr. Lance C. Balk J.D. is Independent Director of Belden Inc., since March 2000. He has been a director of the Company since March 2000, is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and chairs the Finance Committee. In September 2010, Mr. Balk was appointed as General Counsel of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation. Mr. Balk served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics from November 2007 to January 2010. From May 2006 to November 2007, he served in those positions with Dade Behring, a leading supplier of products, systems and services for clinical diagnostics, which was acquired by Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics in November 2007. Previously, he had been a partner of Kirkland & Ellis LLP since 1989, specializing in securities law and mergers and acquisitions. The Board originally recruited Mr. Balk based on his expertise in advising multinational public and private companies on complex mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. He provides insight to the Board regarding business strategy, business acquisitions, and capital structure. Mr. Balk received a B.A. degree from Northwestern University and a J.D. degree and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago.

Steven Berglund

Mr. Steven W. Berglund is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Berglund was appointed to the Company’s Board and Compensation Committee in December 2013. The Board recruited Mr. Berglund for his experience as a current CEO of a public company and based on his extensive industrial experience, which includes complex wireless and software technology applications. Since March 1999, Mr. Berglund has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Trimble Navigation Limited (“Trimble”). Trimble is a leader in providing integrated positioning, wireless and software technology solutions that improve productivity and reduce costs for customers in various fields, including engineering and construction firms, surveying companies, and farmers and agricultural companies. He also served as a director of Verigy Ltd. until its acquisition in 2011. Mr. Berglund attended the University of Oslo and the University of Minnesota where he received a B.S. in chemical engineering. He received his M.B.A. from the University of Rochester and is the current chair of the board of directors of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group.

Judy Brown

Ms. Judy L. Brown is Independent Director of Belden Inc., and member of Audit Committee since February 2008. She was appointed to the Company’s Board and Audit Committee in February 2008. She also serves on the Finance Committee. In recruiting Ms. Brown, the Board sought a member with international experience in finance and accounting to help the Company pursue its strategic global focus. As an employee of Ernst & Young for more than nine years in the U.S. and Germany, she provided audit and advisory services to U.S. and European multinational public and private companies. She served in various financial and accounting roles for six years in the U.S. and Italy with Whirlpool Corporation, a leading manufacturer and marketer of appliances. In 2004, she was appointed Vice President and Controller of Perrigo Company, a leading global healthcare supplier and the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of over-the-counter pharmaceutical products sold under store brand labels. Since 2006, she has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Perrigo. She received a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois; an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago; and attended the Aresty Institute of Executive Education of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Brown also is a Certified Public Accountant.

Glenn Kalnasy

Mr. Glenn Kalnasy is Independent Director of Belden Inc., since 1985. He has been a director of the Company since 1985 and is Chair of the Compensation Committee. From February 2002 through October 2003, Mr. Kalnasy served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Elan Nutrition Inc., a private-label manufacturer of nutrition food bars. From 1982 to 2003, he was a Managing Director of The Northern Group, Inc., a private equity firm that acquired and managed businesses. Mr. Kalnasy’s extensive general management and business experience at the policy-making level, which includes being one of the founders of Cable Design Technologies (the company – now called Belden Inc. – that merged with Belden 1993 Inc. in 2004), and his long history with the Company qualify him to serve on the Board. Mr. Kalnasy received a B.S. degree from Southern Methodist University.

George Minnich

Mr. George E. Minnich is Independent Director of Belden Inc., and was appointed to the Company’s Board and Audit Committee in May 2010. Mr. Minnich served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ITT Corporation from 2005 to 2007. Prior to that, he served for twelve years in several senior finance positions at United Technologies Corporation, including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Otis Elevator and of Carrier Corporation. He also held various positions within Price Waterhouse from 1971 to 1993, serving as an Audit Partner from 1984 to 1993. Mr. Minnich is the Audit Committee Chairman and Board member of Kaman Corporation, an aerospace and industrial distribution company, and AGCO Corporation, a maker of a broad range of tractors, combines and other farm equipment, and a past trustee of Albright College. His extensive financial and accounting experience gained over 35 years plus his experience on other public company boards was important to the Board in connection with his initial election. His senior level operational background provides the Board with additional insights into multinational industrial companies. Mr. Minnich received a B.S. degree in Accounting from Albright College.

John Monter

Mr. John M. Monter is Independent Director of Belden Inc. He had been a director of Belden 1993 Inc. since 2000 and was appointed to the Company’s Board at the time of the merger of Belden 1993 Inc. and Cable Design Technologies Corporation in 2004. He serves on the Audit Committee and chairs the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.From 1993 to 1996, he was President of the Bussmann Division of Cooper Industries, Inc. Bussmann is a multi-national manufacturer of electrical and electronic fuses, with ten manufacturing facilities in four countries and sales offices in most major industrial markets around the world. From 1996 through 2004, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Brand Services, Inc. (“Brand”) and also a member of the board of directors of the parent companies, Brand DLJ Holdings (1996-2002) and Brand Holdings, LLC (2002-2006). He was named Chairman of Brand DLJ Holdings in 2001 and Chairman of Brand Holdings, LLC in 2002. From January 1, 2005 through April 30, 2006, he served as Vice Chairman of Brand Holdings, LLC. Brand is a supplier of scaffolding and specialty industrial services. In 2008, he was elected a director on the board of Environmental Logistics Services, a privately held company that is owned by Centre Partners. Environmental Logistics Services operates a land fill operation in northeast Ohio. Mr. Monter received a B.S. degree in journalism from Kent State University and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago.

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