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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kieran O'Sullivan

54 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Ashish Agrawal

45 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Luis Machado

53 2015 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Walter Catlow

71 1999 Independent Director

Lawrence Ciancia

73 1990 Independent Director

Patricia Collawn

57 2003 Independent Director

Gordon Hunter

64 2011 Independent Director

William Johnson

59 2015 Independent Director

Diana Murphy

59 2010 Independent Director

Robert Profusek

66 1998 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kieran O'Sullivan

Mr. Kieran M. O'Sullivan is an Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of CTS Corp. Prior to assuming this role on January 7, 2013, Mr. O’Sullivan served as Executive Vice President of Continental AG’s Global Infotainment and Connectivity Business and led the NAFTA Interior Division, having joined Continental AG, a global automotive supplier, in 2006. The Board believes that Mr. O’Sullivan’s over twenty-six years of leadership experience in operations, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and finance roles in the manufacturing services, electronics and automotive business segments make him well qualified to serve as a director.

Ashish Agrawal

Mr. Ashish Agrawal is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of CTS Corp. Since November 11, 2013, Mr. Agrawal was elected Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for CTS. Mr. Agrawal joined CTS in June 2011 as Vice President, Treasury and Corporate Development, and was elected as Treasurer on September 1, 2011. Before joining CTS, Mr. Agrawal was with Dometic Corporation, a manufacturer of refrigerators, awnings and air conditioners, as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Agrawal was with General Electric Co. in various positions since December 1994.

Luis Machado

Mr. Luis Francisco Machado is an Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of CTS Corporation. He joined CTS in August 2015. Before joining CTS, Mr. Machado was Senior Vice President, Legal and Assistant Secretary at L Brands, Inc. since August 2010 and Associate General Counsel, Corporate and Assistant Secretary of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company since February 2006.

Walter Catlow

Mr. Walter S. Catlow is an Independent Director of CTS Corp. He is the retired Dean of the College of Business at Concordia University. Mr. Catlow served as President of Ameritech Cellular Services, a wireless communications service provider, from 1998 until his retirement in 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Catlow served as Executive Vice President of Ameritech and as President of Ameritech International, Inc., where he directed Ameritech International’s investments and was responsible for global acquisitions and alliances. The Board believes Mr. Catlow’s experience in international business, his experience in the wireless communications infrastructure industry, and his experience as a top level executive make him well qualified to serve as a director.

Lawrence Ciancia

Mr. Lawrence J. Ciancia is an Independent Director of CTS Corp. He has been a partner in Corporate Development International, Inc., a corporate search firm specializing in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, since 1998. Previously, Mr. Ciancia served as President of Uponor ETI, a supplier of PVC pipe products, specialty chemicals and PVC compounds. The Board believes Mr. Ciancia’s experience in international mergers and acquisitions and his experience as a top level executive make him well qualified to serve as a director.

Patricia Collawn

Ms. Patricia K. Collawn is an Independent Director of CTS Corp. She has been Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of PNM Resources, Inc., a multi-state utilities corporation serving electricity customers. Ms. Collawn was named Chairman effective January 1, 2012, and President and Chief Executive Officer from March 1, 2010 to December 31, 2011. In March 2010, she was made a director of PNM Resources, Inc. She was President and Chief Operating Officer since August 2008 and Utilities President at PNM Resources, Inc. from June 2007 to August 2008. Prior to that, Ms. Collawn was President and Chief Executive Officer of Public Service Company of Colorado, an Xcel Energy, Inc. subsidiary, from October 2005. The Board believes that Ms. Collawn’s experience as a sitting President and Chief Executive Officer of a publicly traded corporation, as well as substantial operations experience, make her well qualified to serve as a director.

Gordon Hunter

Mr. Gordon B. Hunter is an Independent Director of CTS Corp. He is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Littelfuse, Inc., a global electronics company. Mr. Hunter has served as a director of Littelfuse, Inc. since June 2002, and joined the company as Chief Operating Officer in November 2003. He assumed the role of Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Littelfuse, Inc. on January 1, 2005. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Veeco Instruments, Inc., where he serves on its Compensation Committee. Mr. Hunter also serves on the Council of Advisors of Shure Incorporated. The Board believes that Mr. Hunter’s experience as a sitting President and Chief Executive Officer of a publicly traded corporation serving global markets, as well as substantial experience in the electronics industry, make him well qualified to serve as a director.

William Johnson

Mr. William S. Johnson is an Independent Director of the Company. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, a global supplier of specialty materials to the semiconductor industry. He joined the company as Chief Financial Officer in April, 2003, and was named an Executive Vice President in April, 2013. Prior to 2003, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Budget Group, Inc. from August 2000 to March 2003. Before that, Mr. Johnson worked for 16 years at BP Amoco in various finance and management positions. The Board believes that Mr. Johnson’s experience as a sitting Chief Financial Officer of a publicly traded corporation serving global markets, in addition to his financial expertise in a range of industries, substantial risk management skills and broad international business experience, make him well qualified to serve as a director.

Diana Murphy

Ms. Diana Mather Murphy is an Independent Director of CTS Corp. She is the Managing Director of Rocksolid Holdings, LLC, a private equity firm, serving in that capacity since January 2007. She was the managing director of the Georgia Research Alliance Venture Fund, a private investment fund created to help finance promising companies emerging from Georgia’s research universities, serving in that capacity from 2012 until 2015. Prior to joining Rocksolid, she was a Managing Director at Chartwell Capital Management Company, a private equity firm. She is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Landstar System, Inc., and a Director of Georgia Research Alliance Venture Fund, LLC and the Coastal Bank of Georgia, along with other private and non-profit boards. She is President of the United States Golf Association and a member of the Executive Committee. The Board believes that Ms. Murphy’s extensive experience in business management, strategic planning, marketing, public relations and experience on the boards of other companies make her well qualified to serve as a director.

Robert Profusek

Mr. Robert A. Profusek is an Independent Director of CTS Corp. He is the global chairman of the mergers & acquisitions department of Jones Day, a global law firm which he joined in 1975. Mr. Profusek also serves as the Lead Director of Valero Energy Corporation and is a member of Valero’s Compensation Committee. He previously served as a director of two other NYSE-listed companies. The Board believes that Mr. Profusek’s substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and experience serving as a director of other publicly traded companies make him well qualified to serve as a director.

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