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ESCO Technologies Inc (ESE.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Victor Richey

58 2006 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Gary Muenster

55 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director

Alyson Barclay

56 2008 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Donald Trauscht

82 2003 Lead Independent Director

Vinod Khilnani

63 2014 Director

Leon Olivier

67 2014 Director

Robert Phillippy

55 2014 Director

L. Solley

73 1999 Independent Director

James Stolze

72 1999 Independent Director

Kate Lowrey

Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Victor Richey

Mr. Victor L. Richey, Jr. is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of ESCO Technologies Inc.. He joined the Company in 1990 and previously served in a number of positions including Vice President of Sales and Marketing for one of the Company’s former divisions; Vice President of Administration; Vice President responsible for the Company’s Communications and Test segments; and President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Richey was employed by Emerson Electric Co., an international technology and engineering provider of process management, network power, industrial automation, climate technologies, and commercial and residential solutions, in a variety of roles in the Electronics and Space Division. He previously served in the United States Army as a Military Intelligence Officer. Mr. Richey has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Kentucky University and a Masters in Business Administration degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Gary Muenster

Mr. Gary E. Muenster is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director of ESCO Technologies Inc. . Mr. Muenster has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since February 2008, after serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since 2006. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Muenster has served in a number of senior financial management positions with the Company with increasing responsibilities. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Muenster was employed by one of the world’s largest international certified public accounting firms, KPMG LLP. In this role, Mr. Muenster served as Client Manager, auditing and providing financial, accounting and Securities and Exchange Commission compliance services to several of St. Louis’ largest publicly-traded global manufacturing companies, including Emerson Electric Co. Mr. Muenster received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. Louis University, and has been a licensed CPA.

Alyson Barclay

Ms. Alyson Schlinger Barclay is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of ESCO Technologies Inc. . Ms. Barclay was Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of ESCO from October 1999 until November 2008. Since the latter date, she has been Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel. She graduated from Univsersity of Kentucky with a Bachelors of Business Administration, received her Juris Doctor from Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University and received a Masters of Law in Taxation from Washington University.

Donald Trauscht

Mr. Donald C.Trauscht is Lead Independent Director ESCO Technologies Inc. He currently serves as Chairman of BW Capital Corporation, a private investment company. He previously served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Borg Warner Corporation; President, Langevin Company; and President, Scientific Management Corp. In addition to serving on the Company’s Board of Directors, Mr. Trauscht is currently a director of Scorpio Tankers Inc., a world-wide provider of marine transportation of petroleum products where he serves as Lead Director, Chairman of the Governance and Compensation committees and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Trauscht previously served on the Board of Directors of a number of publicly-traded companies, including Baker Hughes Inc., Borg Warner Corporation, Blue Bird Corporation, Cordant Technologies Inc., Wynn International Inc., IES Corporation, IMO Industries Inc. and OMI Corporation, as well as serving as Chairman of a number of Board committees of these companies, including Compensation, Finance, Governance and Audit. Mr. Trauscht currently serves on the Board of Directors of Bourns Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of sophisticated electronic components, and previously served on the Board of Directors of Global Motor Sports Group Inc. Mr. Trauscht has served as Trustee of a number of civic, professional and charitable organizations including the Oak Brook, Illinois School District; Illinois Literacy Foundation; and the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois.

Vinod Khilnani

Mr. Vinod M. Khilnani is appointed as Director of Esco Technologies inc., effective August 5, 2014. As a former public company executive, Mr. Khilnani brings to the Board of Directors a wealth of management experience and business knowledge regarding operational, financial and corporate governance issues, as well as extensive international experience with global operations. Mr. Khilnani is the retired Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of CTS Corporation, Elkhart, Indiana, which designs, manufacturers, and sells electronic components and sensors primarily to original equipment manufacturers worldwide. He joined CTS in May 2001 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; in July 2007, he became President and Chief Executive Officer, in 2009 he was also elected as Chairman of the Board, and from January 2013 until his retirement in May 2013 he served as Executive Chairman. Mr. Khilnani has over 35 years of experience in the electronics, aerospace and commercial manufacturing industries, including extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and international business development in Asia and Europe as well as North America.

Leon Olivier

Mr. Leon J. Olivier is the Director of the company since 2014. Mr. Olivier has been the Executive Vice President of Enterprise Energy Strategy & Business Development of Northeast Utilities, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, since August 2014, after serving as Northeast Utilities’ Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 2007. Northeast Utilities is a public utility holding company engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, and the distribution of natural gas, to customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He has over 40 years of utility industry experience. Mr. Olivier has a Master of Business Administration degree from Northeastern University. He served in the United States Navy from 1966 to 1969 working for the Navy’s Special Forces Nuclear Submarine fleet.

Robert Phillippy

Mr. Robert J. Phillippy is the Director of the company since 2014. Along with his current experience as chief executive officer of a publicly-held technology company, Mr. Phillippy brings to the Board of Directors extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions as well as in new product innovation and international business development. Mr. Phillippy has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Newport Corporation since September 2007, after serving in various management and executive positions with Newport since 1996; he also holds and has held various executive positions and directorships with a number of its subsidiaries. Newport Corporation develops, manufactures and supplies lasers, optics and photonics technologies, products and systems for scientific research, microelectronics, defense and security, life and health sciences and industrial markets worldwide.

L. Solley

Mr. L. W. Solley is Independent Director of ESCO Technologies Inc. Mr. Solley’s prior experience in acquisitions, international executive management, strategic planning and in sales and marketing with Emerson Electric and Fisher Controls, both large, complex, multinational corporations, as well as his engineering and domestic and foreign manufacturing experience, enable him to provide valuable insight to Board deliberations and valuable guidance to the Company. Mr. Solley retired in 2002 as an Executive Vice President of the Process Management Business Group of Emerson Electric Co., an international technology and engineering provider of process management, network power, industrial automation, climate technologies, and commercial and residential solutions. He was responsible for certain product line acquisitions and their worldwide integration into the Process Management Group, and for development of new international manufacturing facilities for the Group. Mr. Solley was previously Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fisher Controls International Inc., prior to which he held a number of other positions with Fisher Controls including Vice President Strategic Planning, Vice President Marketing and Sales, and Group Vice President. Prior to his positions at Emerson Electric and Fisher Controls, he held a number of engineering and manufacturing positions within Monsanto Agricultural Chemical Company.

James Stolze

Mr. James Stolze, CPA., is Independent Director of ESCO Technologies Inc. Mr. Stolze’s experience in the accounting profession as well as his experience in corporate finance and treasury matters and domestic and foreign manufacturing enables Mr. Stolze to provide valuable advice and direction. As Chairman of the Audit and Finance Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors and its designated financial expert, Mr. Stolze adds significant value to the Company’s goals of maintaining a strong balance sheet and fulfilling its financial reporting obligations, accurately and transparently. Mr. Stolze has served as the Chief Financial Officer of two public companies: he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Stereotaxis, Inc., a manufacturer of medical instruments, from May 2004 until his retirement in December 2009, and the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. (now SunEdison Inc.) from June 1995 to December 2003. Prior thereto he served as an Audit Partner for KPMG LLP. Mr. Stolze currently serves on the Company’s Board of Directors.

Kate Lowrey

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