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Electro Scientific Industries Inc (ESIO.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Wills

60 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Burger

58 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paul Oldham

52 2015 Vice President of Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary and Principal accounting officer

James Latham

2014 Chief Marketing Officer

Robert DeBakker

57 2004 Vice President - Worldwide Operations

Bing-Fai Wong

56 2009 Vice President - Customer Operations

Aric McKinnis

32 2015 Corporate Controller

Edward Grady

68 2016 Director

Frederick Ball

53 2003 Independent Director

Robert Walker

84 2003 Independent Director

Brian Smith

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Wills

Mr. Richard H. Wills (Rick) serves as the Independent Chairman of the Board of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. Mr. Wills joined the ESI Board of Directors in August 2014 and was appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors in November 2014. He was President and CEO of Tektronix from 2000 until 2008, and its Chairman from 2001 through 2008. He joined Tektronix in 1979 and served in a range of marketing, product development and management roles, including President of the Measurement Business and President of Regional Operations for both Europe and the Americas.

Michael Burger

Mr. Michael D. Burger is appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company., effective October 3, 2016. He has over 30 years of broad industry and technology leadership experience, most recently as the successful President and CEO of Cascade Microtech Inc." Prior to his role at Cascade, Michael served as a Board member of Viasystems Inc. following its acquisition of Merix Corporation, where he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director. While at Cascade, Michael was recognized as the 2014 Technology Executive of the Year by the Technology Association of Oregon.

Paul Oldham

Mr. Paul R. Oldham serves as the Vice President of Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary and Principal accounting officer of Electro Scientific Industries Inc. Mr. Oldham joined the Company on January 7, 2008. Prior to joining ESI, Mr. Oldham was employed at Tektronix, Inc., a test, measurement, and monitoring company, since 1988, where he held several senior leadership positions including Vice President Finance and Corporate Controller, European Operations Controller, and most recently Vice President Treasurer and Investor Relations.

James Latham

Mr. James Latham serves as the Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Mr. Latham is a 20-year marketing leader and digital marketing strategist with extensive experience in growth companies such as IBM, Lotus Development Corporation, McCann WorldGroup, and Atlas Telecom. Most recently he was Chief Marketing Officer for OpenText Corporation. James holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from State University of New York and a Master’s Degree in International Marketing Management from Boston University.

Robert DeBakker

Mr. Robert DeBakker serves as the Vice President - Worldwide Operations of Electro Scientific Industries Inc. From 2000 to 2004, he was employed with IBM, a provider of business and information technology services, first as Vice President i/p Series Manufacturing, then as Vice President Strategy Integrated Supply Chain and finally as Vice President x Series Integrated Supply Chain. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. DeBakker was Vice President of Operations of Sequent Computer Systems, a manufacturer and provider of information technology solutions.

Bing-Fai Wong

Mr. Bing-Fai Wong serves as the Vice President - Customer Operations of Electro Scientific Industries Inc. He joined ESI in May 1998 from Giga-tronics, an electronics manufacturer. During his tenure at ESI, Mr. Wong has held a variety of positions including director of sales and service and senior director of marketing. Mr. Wong previously worked for Hewlett-Packard Company, a provider of computer and printer products and services, and began his career at Philips HK Ltd., an electronics manufacturer.

Aric McKinnis

Mr. Aric McKinnis has been appointed as Corporate Controller of the Company, effective December 18, 2015. Since June 2014, Mr. McKinnis has served as assistant controller of the Company. Mr. McKinnis worked for Deloitte & Touche, LLP, from 2007 until 2014 and was an audit manager from 2011 to 2014. Mr. McKinnis is a licensed CPA in Oregon and graduated from Oregon State University with Honors degrees in Accounting and International Business, Spanish, and International Studies.

Edward Grady

Mr. Edward C. Grady is Director of the Company., He is no longer President, Chief Executive Officer of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., effective October 3, 2016. He is currently Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of REEL Solar, Inc., a private company developing a unique process for the manufacture of high efficiency low cost CdTe solar panels. Before joining REEL in April 2010, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Brooks Automation, Inc., which offers hardware products, services and tightly integrated solutions that optimize manufacturing equipment, factory operations and productivity for the semiconductor and other complex manufacturing industries, including clean tech and data storage. Mr. Grady retired from Brooks Automation in 2007. Prior to joining Brooks in 2003, he ran the wafer inspection group and the metrology groups, each with multiple divisions, at KLA-Tencor Corporation, a manufacturer of semiconductor equipment. Prior to KLA-Tencor, he was Chief Executive Officer of Micromask, a supplier of photo masks and services to the semiconductor industry. He started his career as an engineer for Monsanto Electronic Materials Company, Inc., a manufacturer of silicon wafers to the semiconductor industry, and eventually rose to the position of Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Mr. Grady is also a member of the board of directors at Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., a provider of power and control technologies, and Cimetrix, a supplier of tool control and interconnectivity software. He also guest lectures at Boston College Carroll School of Management in business development and leadership.

Frederick Ball

Mr. Frederick A. Ball (Fred) serves as an Independent Director of Electro Scientific Industries Inc. He was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Marketo, a revenue performance management company, in May 2011. Prior to joining Marketo, Mr. Ball had been the Chief Financial Officer for a number of private and public technology companies including Webroot Software, Inc., a provider of software security solutions for consumers, enterprises and small and medium businesses worldwide, from June 2008 to April 2011, BigBand Networks, Inc., a digital video networking company, from August 2004 to November 2007, CallTrex Corporation, a provider of customer service solutions, from November 2003 to May 2004, and Borland Software Corporation, a provider of enterprise software development solutions, from September 1999 until July 2003. Mr. Ball also served as Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions for KLA-Tencor Corporation, a manufacturer of semiconductor equipment, and prior to that as its Vice President of Finance. Mr. Ball was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC for over 10 years. Mr. Ball is a director at Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., a provider of power and control technologies, and is chair of its audit committee. Mr. Ball brings to the Board important financial management experience and financial expertise, having served as Chief Financial Officer of several high-technology companies. He also brings significant experience with mergers and acquisitions as well as experience as a result of serving on the board of directors of another public company.

Robert Walker

Mr. Robert R. Walker serves as an Independent Director of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. He is retired from Agilent Technologies, Inc., an electronic instrument company, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from May 2000 until December 2001. From May 1999 until May 2000, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. During 1997 and 1998, Mr. Walker served as Vice President and General Manager of Hewlett-Packard Company’s Professional Services Business Unit, a provider of computer and printer products and services. From 1993 to 1997, he led Hewlett-Packard’s information systems function, serving as Vice President and Chief Information Officer from 1995 to 1997. Mr. Walker formerly served as a member of the board of directors for Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a networking solutions provider, from 2005 until 2008, Liberate Technologies, a supplier of TV set-top box software, from 2003 until 2005, when it became a private company, and InterTrust, a digital rights management company, from 2002 until 2003 when it became a private company.

Brian Smith

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