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Callaway Golf Co (ELY.N)

ELY.N on New York Stock Exchange

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26 May 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ronald Beard

78 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Oliver Brewer

53 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brian Lynch

55 2017 Interim Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Alex Boezeman

57 2013 President, East Asia

Richard Arnett

46 2012 Senior Vice President - Global Marketing

Alan Hocknell

45 2009 Senior Vice President - Research and Development

Mark Leposky

52 2012 Senior Vice President - Global Operations

Neil Howie

54 2011 Managing Director - Europe, Middle East and Africa

Samuel Armacost

77 2003 Independent Director

John Cushman

76 2003 Independent Director

John Lundgren

65 2009 Independent Director

Adebayo Ogunlesi

63 2010 Independent Director

Linda Segre

56 2015 Independent Director

Anthony Thornley

70 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ronald Beard

Mr. Ronald S. Beard is Independent Chairman of the Board of Callaway Golf Company. Mr. Beard has served as Board Chairman since 2005 and held the position of Lead Independent Director from August 2002 until that position was merged into his position as Chairman. Mr. Beard is currently a partner in the Zeughauser Group, consultants to the legal industry. Mr. Beard is a retired former partner of the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. He joined the firm in 1964, served as Chairman of the firm from April 1991 until December 2001, and was also its Managing Partner from April 1991 until mid-1997. Mr. Beard served as the Company’s general outside counsel from 1998 until he joined the Board. Mr. Beard served as a board member of Document Sciences Corporation from December 2004 until March 2008 when it was sold. He received his law degree in 1964 from Yale Law School.

Oliver Brewer

Mr. Oliver G. Brewer, III, is a Director and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has served in such capacity since March 2012. Since 2012 Mr. Brewer has served as a Director of Topgolf International, Inc. in which Callaway Golf has a minority ownership interest. Additionally, Mr. Brewer currently serves as Chairman of the National Golf Foundation's Board. Before joining Callaway Golf, Mr. Brewer served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Adams Golf, Inc. beginning in January 2002. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of Adams Golf from August 2000 to January 2002 and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Adams Golf from September 1998 to August 2000. Mr. Brewer also served on the Board of Directors of Adams Golf from 2000 until his resignation effective February 2012. Mr. Brewer has an M.B.A. from Harvard University in 1991 and a B.S. in Economics from the College of William and Mary.

Brian Lynch

Mr. Brian P. Lynch has been appointed as Interim Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company., effective April 25, 2017. He has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since June 2012. Mr. Lynch is responsible for the Company’s legal, corporate governance and compliance functions. Mr. Lynch also serves as the Company’s Chief Ethics Officer. Mr. Lynch first joined the Company in December 1999 as Senior Corporate Counsel and was appointed Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary in April 2005 and Vice President and Corporate Secretary in November 2008. Mr. Lynch has 30 years of experience handling legal, strategic, financial, operational, and administrative matters for public and private entities. Mr. Lynch received a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.A. in Economics from Franklin and Marshall College.

Alex Boezeman

Mr. Alex Mitchell Boezeman is President of East Asia of the Company. He has served in such capacity since July 2011. In this role, Mr. Boezeman was responsible for the overall management functions in East Asia, including Japan, Korea and China. Prior to 2011, Mr. Boezeman held other positions managing various parts of the Company's business in Asia since he joined the Company in 1997. Mr. Boezeman has a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business from the University of Hawaii.

Richard Arnett

Mr. Richard H. Arnett serves as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing of the company effective June 2012. In this role, Mr. Boezeman was responsible for the overall management functions in East Asia, including Japan, Korea and China. Prior to 2011, Mr. Boezeman held other positions managing various parts of the Company's business in Asia since he joined the Company in 1997. Mr. Boezeman has a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business from the University of Hawaii.

Alan Hocknell

Dr. Alan Hocknell is Senior Vice President of Research and Development of the Company. He has served in such capacity since August 2009. In this role, Dr. Hocknell is primarily responsible for charting the Company’s product innovation and design strategies across all product categories. Dr. Hocknell has held the position of Vice President, Innovation and Advanced Design since 2004, and prior to that he held various other positions since joining the Company in 1998, including Senior Manager of Advanced Technology and Senior Director, Product Design and Engineering. Dr. Hocknell’s Doctorate degree is in Engineering Mechanics from Loughborough University in Leicestershire, England. Dr. Hocknell also has a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering and Management from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London, England.

Mark Leposky

Mr. Mark F. Leposky is Senior Vice President, Global Operations of the Company. He has served in such capacity since April 2012. Mr. Leposky is responsible for all areas of the Company’s global manufacturing, program management, sourcing, logistics operations and strategy and golf accessories. Prior to joining Callaway, Mr. Leposky served from 2005-2011 as co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gathering Storm Holding Company, LLC/ TMAX Gear LLC (collectively, “TMAX”), which, as exclusive licensee, designed, developed, manufactured, and distributed accessory products for TaylorMade-Adidas Golf. When the license agreement was terminated in 2011, TMAX exited the business and TMAX entered into a general assignment for the benefit of creditors. Prior to that, Mr. Leposky served in various operations roles for Fisher Scientific International, TaylorMade-Adidas Golf, the Coca-Cola Company and the United Parcel Service Company. Mr. Leposky began his career serving as a U.S. Army and Army National Guard Infantry Officer (Rank Major). Mr. Leposky received an M.B.A. from the Keller Graduate School of Management and a B.S. in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University.

Neil Howie

Mr. Neil Howie is President of Europe, Middle East and Africa of the Company. He has served in such capacity since July 2011. In this role, Mr. Howie is responsible for the overall management functions in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mr. Howie held the position of Managing Director of Callaway Golf Europe Ltd. since 2003, and has held various other positions since joining the Company in 1998, including Odyssey Brand Manager, U.K. Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager and Director of European Sales. Prior to joining the Company in 1998, Mr. Howie served as Managing Director of Rogue Golf Company Ltd.

Samuel Armacost

Mr. Samuel H. Armacost is Independent Director of Callaway Golf Company, since April 2003. From 1981 to 2010, Mr. Armacost served as a Director of SRI International (formerly Stanford Research Institute), an independent nonprofit research institute, and was its Chairman from 1998 to March 2010. In April 2010, Mr. Armacost was appointed as Chairman Emeritus. Mr. Armacost continues to serve as a member of the SRI International Board of Directors. He was Managing Director of Weiss, Peck & Greer LLC (an investment management and venture capital firm) from 1990 to 1998. He was Managing Director of Merrill Lynch Capital Markets from 1987 to 1990. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of BankAmerica Corporation from 1981 to 1986. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of BankAmerica Corporation from 1979 to 1981. Mr. Armacost is a graduate of Denison University and received his MBA from Stanford University in 1964.

John Cushman

Mr. John C. Cushman, III. is Independent Director of Callaway Golf Company, since April 2003. Mr. Cushman is Chairman, Global Transactions of Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. He has served as its Chairman or Co-Chairman since it merged with Cushman Realty Corporation in 2001. Mr. Cushman co-founded Cushman Realty Corporation in 1978 and also served as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Cushman also serves as Director and Chief Executive Officer of Cushman Winery Corporation, which is the owner of Zaca Mesa Winery, and which he co-founded in 1972. Mr. Cushman is a 1963 graduate of Colgate University where he also earned an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters in 2008, and he completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University in 1977.

John Lundgren

Mr. John F. Lundgren is Independent Director of Callway Golf Company, since March 2009. Mr. Lundgren is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., the successor entity following the merger of The Stanley Works and Black and Decker in March 2010. Prior to the merger, Mr. Lundgren served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Stanley Works, a worldwide supplier of consumer products, industrial tools and security solutions for professional, industrial and consumer use. Prior to joining The Stanley Works in 2004, Mr. Lundgren served as President — European Consumer Products, of Georgia Pacific Corporation and also held various positions in finance, manufacturing, corporate development and strategic planning with Georgia Pacific and its predecessor companies, namely James River Corporation from 1995 to 1997 and Fort James Corporation from 1997 to 2000. Mr. Lundgren began his business career in brand management at the Gillette Corporation. Mr. Lundgren is a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Manufacturers. Mr. Lundgren is a graduate of Dartmouth College and received his MBA from Stanford University.

Adebayo Ogunlesi

Mr. Adebayo O. Ogunlesi is Independent Director of Callaway Golf Company, since January 2010. Mr. Ogunlesi is Chairman and Managing Partner of Global Infrastructure Management, LLC, a private equity firm with over $18.5 billion in assets under management and which invests worldwide in infrastructure assets in the energy, transport, and water and waste industry sectors. Prior to founding Global Infrastructure Management, Mr. Ogunlesi spent 23 years at Credit Suisse where he held senior positions, including Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Client Officer and prior to that Global Head of Investment Banking. Mr. Ogunlesi holds a B.A. (First Class Honours) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University, a J.D. (magna cum laude) from Harvard Law School and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he was an attorney with the New York law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore. From 1980 to 1981, he served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Thurgood Marshall, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Linda Segre

Ms. Linda B. Segre is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Segre is Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and People Officer of Diamond Foods, Inc., a San Francisco-based company that produces premium snack food and culinary nut products. Ms. Segre first joined Diamond Foods in 2009 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy. Before joining Diamond Foods, Ms. Segre served as Managing Director of Google.org and Vice President and Managing Director of The Boston Consulting Group’s San Francisco Office. From 1981 until 1985, Ms. Segre was a touring golf professional in the United States, Europe and Asia having won five tournaments including the Irish Open and the Reno Open. Ms. Segre holds a degree in economics from Stanford University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Anthony Thornley

Mr. Anthony S. Thornley is Independent Director of Callaway Golf Company. Mr. Thornley served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from June 2011 to March 2012. From February 2002 to July 2005, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of QUALCOMM Incorporated, the San Diego-based company that pioneered and developed technologies used in wireless networks throughout much of the world. He previously served as QUALCOMM’s Chief Financial Officer beginning in 1994, while also holding titles of Vice President, Senior Vice President and Executive Vice President. Prior to joining QUALCOMM, Mr. Thornley worked for Nortel Networks for 16 years, serving in various financial and information systems management positions including Vice President of Public Networks, Vice President of Finance NT World Trade, and Corporate Controller Northern Telecom Limited. Before Nortel, Mr. Thornley worked for Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Thornley received his degree in chemistry from Manchester University, England, and qualified as a chartered accountant.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ronald Beard

167,000

Oliver Brewer

4,817,100

Brian Lynch

1,086,760

Alex Boezeman

972,128

Richard Arnett

--

Alan Hocknell

1,048,740

Mark Leposky

1,142,660

Neil Howie

1,058,300

Samuel Armacost

143,400

John Cushman

126,500

John Lundgren

142,800

Adebayo Ogunlesi

127,700

Linda Segre

119,000

Anthony Thornley

129,500
As Of  30 Dec 2016