People: FEI Co (FEIC.O)

FEIC.O on Nasdaq

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22 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Kelly

61 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Don Kania

59 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Raymond Link

60 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Benjamin Loh

51 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Bradley Thies

53 2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Homa Bahrami

58 2012 Independent Director

Arie Huijser

67 2011 Independent Director

Jan Lobbezoo

68 1999 Independent Director

Jami Nachtsheim

55 2012 Independent Director

Gerhard Parker

70 2012 Independent Director

James Richardson

66 2009 Independent Director

Richard Wills

59 2009 Independent Director

Fletcher Chamberlin

Treasurer, Investor Relations Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Kelly

Dr. Thomas F. Kelly,Ph.D., serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of FEI Co. He has served on the Board since 2003, and as the Chairman of the Board since May 2012. He currently works with Trident Capital, a venture capital and private equity firm focused on software, health care, information technologies and clean technologies. He recently joined the board of Fabrinet, a provider of precision optical, electro-mechanical and electronic manufacturing services. He served as a director of Epicor Software Corporation, an enterprise software company, from January 2000 until January 2009. From February 2008 to January 2009, Dr. Kelly also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Epicor. From June 2006 until February 2008, Dr. Kelly served as Chief Executive Officer and President of MontaVista Software. He also chaired the board of that group from June 2006 until December 2009. Dr. Kelly was President and Chief Executive Officer of Encentuate, Inc., an enterprise software company in 2006. From September 2004 until December 2005, Dr. Kelly was an entrepreneur-in-residence with Trident Capital. From January 2001 to September 2004, Dr. Kelly was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlueStar Solutions, Inc. From July 1998 through December 2000, Dr. Kelly was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blaze Software, Inc., a provider of rules-based e-business software that enabled personalized interaction across an enterprise's electronic contact points. From March 1996 through March 1998, Dr. Kelly was employed at Cirrus Logic, Inc, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and then subsequently as Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Kelly held executive roles at Frame Technology Corporation, which was acquired by Adobe Systems, and also served as Chief Financial Officer at Cadence Design Systems. Dr. Kelly holds a B.S. degree in Economics from Santa Clara University.

Don Kania

Dr. Don R. Kania, Ph.D., serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of FEI Co. Prior to coming to FEI, Dr. Kania held successively senior positions at Veeco Instruments Inc., a provider of metrology and process equipment solutions used by manufacturers in the data storage, semiconductor, wireless, lighting and solar industries. From July 2004 to July 2006, Dr. Kania was President and Chief Operating Officer of Veeco. From March 2003 to July 2004, Dr. Kania was President of that company. Prior to that, he was a Vice President and General Manager of Veeco's Metrology Group, and before that, Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Kania was heavily involved in Veeco's operations as well as mergers and acquisitions. In the early 1990's, Dr. Kania was also a Research Director at Crystallume, a manufacturer of thin film diamond coatings and a customer of FEI. Before that, he worked as a researcher in the U.S. Department of Energy's Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. Through these activities, Dr. Kania has gained an understanding of the needs of FEI's customers in the research market segment, which allows him to offer unique insights to the Board. Dr. Kania is on the Board of Trustees of the Oregon Health & Science University Foundation; on the Board of Trustees of Pacific University; on the North American Board of Directors of SEMI, a global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronic, display and photovoltaic industries; and on the board of directors of American Science & Engineering, Inc., which designs state-of-the-art x-ray imaging tools for security screening. He holds B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics and Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Raymond Link

Mr. Raymond A. Link serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of FEI Co. He was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in July 2005. From April 2007 to August 2007, he served as interim President and Chief Financial Officer. From July 2001 until joining FEI, Mr. Link served as Vice President, Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. Mr. Link joined TriQuint as a result of its merger with Sawtek Inc., a designer and manufacturer of a broad range of electronic signal processing components primarily used in the wireless communications industry. He started with Sawtek in September 1995 as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer and was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in October 1999. Mr. Link is on the board of directors of Cascade Microtech, Inc., a manufacturer of test equipment for the semiconductor industry. Mr. Link received a B.S. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Link is also a C.P.A.

Benjamin Loh

Mr. Benjamin G. Loh serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of FEI Co. He joined the company as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Service in August 2007 and became Executive Vice President, Global Business Operations in February of 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Loh was Executive Vice President, Global Field Operations at Veeco Instruments Inc., since December 2006. Prior thereto, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager for Veeco's Asia-Pacific region from December 2005 to November 2006. Prior to joining Veeco, Mr. Loh was Senior Vice President, Asia of Unaxis Corporation from April 1996 to October 2005. Mr. Loh was also a director of Schneeberger Holding AG from September 2008 to December 2011. Mr. Loh holds a B.S.E.E. degree from Tohoku University.

Bradley Thies

Mr. Bradley J. Thies serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of FEI Co. He rejoined the company as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in April 2001. Mr. Thies was promoted to Senior Vice President in September 2011 and retained the titles of General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. Thies had previously served as General Counsel and Secretary from February 1999 to April 2000. From April 2000 to April 2001, Mr. Thies was General Counsel of WebTrends Corporation, an enterprise website monitoring and analytics software company. Mr. Thies holds a B.A. degree in Political Science and History from Willamette University and a J.D. degree from Columbia Law School.

Homa Bahrami

Dr. Homa Bahrami serves as an Independent Director of FEI Co. Dr. Bahrami is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. She is also a Faculty Director of the Center for Executive Education and a Board Member of the Center for Teaching Excellence; both programs of Haas School where she had served on the faculty since 1986. Dr. Bharami is widely published in the area of organizational design, as well as organizational development challenges and trends in the high technology sector. Dr. Bahrami served as a director of FormFactor, Inc. from December 2004 through December 2010. She joined the board of directors of Fabrinet in August 2012. She received a B.A. degree with honors in Sociology & Social Administration from Hull University and an M.S. in Industrial Administration and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Aston University in the United Kingdom. She has served as a director of FEI since February 2012.

Arie Huijser

Dr. Arie Huijser serves as an Independent Director of FEI Co. At the time of his retirement from Philips in 2006, Dr. Huijser was an Executive Vice President of Philips, its Chief Technology Officer and a member of its Management Board. In addition, he has a understanding of FEI based on his service from 2007 to 2011 on the Supervisory Board of Dutch subsidiary. Dr. Huijser started his career at Philips in 1970 and held various positions in the Research Laboratories before becoming Chief Technology Officer for the consumer electronics division in 1991. He held several senior technology roles in various parts of Philips, including roles in the television division, the Philips Multimedia Center and the semiconductor group. While serving at Philips, Dr. Huijser was influential in the development of the recordable compact disc and in optical lithography, which led to the founding of ASML Holding N.V., the global semiconductor equipment manufacturer. Dr. Huijser holds a Bachelor of Science degree and Masters degree, both in Technical Physics from Eindhoven Technical University and a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from the University of Twente in the Netherlands.

Jan Lobbezoo

Mr. Jan C. Lobbezoo serves as an Independent Director of FEI Co. He has served as a director of FEI since July 1999. Until December 2006, Mr. Lobbezoo was the Executive Vice President of Philips International B.V., with responsibility for financial oversight of several minority shareholdings of Philips and its affiliates. From May 1994 to September 2005, Mr. Lobbezoo was Executive Vice President and CFO of Philips Semiconductors International B.V. (now NXP Semiconductors). He joined Philips in 1970 and has served in a number of finance and control positions in Nigeria, South Africa and Scandinavia, as well as in the Netherlands. Mr. Lobbezoo is on the supervisory board of TMC B.V., a Dutch high-technology secondment services company, quoted on Amsterdam Alternext Stock Exchange. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of ASM International NV, a company which manufactures equipment and materials used to produce semiconductor devices, quoted on Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ stock exchanges. He was a member of the board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for 12 years until 2007, and remains its advisor, specifically in the areas of U.S. corporate governance, international reporting and financial review. Mr. Lobbezoo holds an M.A. degree in Business Economics from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and is a member of the Dutch Institute of Chartered Accountants (NIVRA).

Jami Nachtsheim

Ms. Jami K. Nachtsheim serves as an Independent Director of FEI Co. Ms. Nachtsheim has served as a director of FEI since February 2012. As FEI continues to drive market focus into the organization and expand the Company's served available market, Ms. Nachtsheim's marketing background will continue to be important to the Board. Similarly, her sales experience will provide valuable insights to the Board. Overall, Ms. Nachtsheim's international experience also provides useful insight to the Board's deliberations on a wide range of global business matters. Ms. Nachtsheim was a member of the board of directors of Southwall Technologies from March 2003 to November 2011. Ms. Nachtsheim also serves as a director of Affymetrix, a provider of scalable, innovative genomic analysis tools and reagents. Ms. Nachtsheim holds a B.A. degree in Business Management from Arizona State University.

Gerhard Parker

Dr. Gerhard H. Parker serves as an Independent Director of FEI Co. He has served as a director of FEI since July 2001 and served as the Chairman of the Board from May 2009 to May 2012. Dr. Parker began his work in the semiconductor industry in 1969 at Intel and held successively senior positions with Intel until his retirement in 2001 as Executive Vice President of New Business Development. From 1991 to 1998, he was General Manager of the Manufacturing and Technology Group, where his responsibilities included technology development, systems manufacturing, components manufacturing and support functions at Intel. Before that, Dr. Parker was Director of Quality Assurance and was responsible for establishing quality control and reliability engineering functions within the manufacturing operations. Dr. Parker is also a member of the board of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation. His service on other boards enables him to offer unique perspectives on strategy and governance to FEI. Mr. Parker holds B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology.

James Richardson

Mr. James T. Richardson serves as an Independent Director of FEI Co. He has served as a director of FEI since July 2003 and the Chairman of the Board from August 2006 to May 2009. Mr. Richardson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the website analytics software firm, WebTrends Corporation, from July 1998 to May 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Richardson served from April 1994 to December 1998 as Senior Vice President of Corporate Operations and Chief Financial Officer of Network General, a security software company that merged with McAfee Associates Inc. in December 1997 to form Network Associates. Before Network General, from July 1992 to March 1994, Mr. Richardson served as Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Logic Modeling Corporation, which merged with Synopsys Inc. in February 1994. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of Advanced Logic Research from November 1989 to July 1992. ALR was a personal computer manufacturer. From 1977 to 1989, Mr. Richardson served in various positions with Floating Point Systems Inc., rising to the position of Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Richardson currently serves as lead independent director of the board of directors of Digimarc Corporation, a supplier of secure personal identification systems. Mr. Richardson received a B.A. degree in Finance and Accounting from Lewis & Clark College, an M.B.A. degree from the University of Portland and a J.D. degree from Lewis & Clark Law School.

Richard Wills

Mr. Richard H. Wills serves as an Independent Director of FEI Co. Mr. Wills joined Tektronix, an Oregon based company, in 1979 and held a variety of positions, including key international roles, during his tenure there. In 1993 and 1994, he held the position of Worldwide Director of Marketing for the Measurement Business Division. During these years, his team started building a foundation for more global marketing. His team established marketing centers in Europe, the Pacific and the U.S., and improved linkages with Japan and the rest of the world. In 1997, he was named President of European Operations, where he was responsible for all European activities, including sales, marketing, manufacturing and logistics. Mr. Wills moved to the European post from his role as the company's President of the Americas Operations, one of the three operational units established by Tektronix to accelerate growth in key international markets. In January 2000, he was named President and Chief Executive Officer of the company and was elected to its board of directors. In September 2001, he was elected Chairman of the Board. Tektronix was acquired by Danaher Corporation. Mr. Wills remained Chairman of Tektronix until June 2008. Prior to joining Tektronix, Mr. Wills spent six years in the U.S. Air Force in various assignments in the United States and Europe. Mr. Wills holds a degree in Computer Systems from Linfield College and an M.B.A. from the University of Oregon.

Fletcher Chamberlin

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Thomas Kelly

--

Don Kania

3,915,870

Raymond Link

1,301,300

Benjamin Loh

2,659,660

Bradley Thies

1,083,100

Homa Bahrami

--

Arie Huijser

--

Jan Lobbezoo

--

Jami Nachtsheim

--

Gerhard Parker

--

James Richardson

--

Richard Wills

--

Fletcher Chamberlin

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Thomas Kelly

0 0

Don Kania

66,140 5,194,600

Raymond Link

26,637 2,357,730

Benjamin Loh

30,850 2,563,510

Bradley Thies

31,966 2,619,060

Homa Bahrami

0 0

Arie Huijser

0 0

Jan Lobbezoo

0 0

Jami Nachtsheim

0 0

Gerhard Parker

0 0

James Richardson

0 0

Richard Wills

0 0

Fletcher Chamberlin

0 0
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