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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Kelly

62 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Don Kania

60 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Anthony Trunzo

52 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Bradley Thies

54 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Head of Human Resources.

Homa Bahrami

59 2012 Independent Director

Arie Huijser

68 2011 Independent Director

Jan Lobbezoo

69 1999 Independent Director

Jami Nachtsheim

56 2012 Independent Director

James Richardson

67 2009 Independent Director

Richard Wills

60 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. He joined the board of Fabrinet, a provider of precision optical, electro-mechanical and electronic manufacturing services, in in October 2010. He served as a director of Epicor Software Corporation, an enterprise software company, from January 2000 until January 2009. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Moxie Software, a leading provider of customer-centric enterprise social software from March 2010 to January 2014. From February 2008 to January 2009, Mr. Kelly also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Epicor. From June 2006 until February 2008, Mr. Kelly served as Chief Executive Officer and President of MontaVista Software, a provider of Linux-based development software. He also chaired the board of that group from June 2006 until December 2009. From September 2004 until December 2005, Mr. Kelly was an entrepreneur-in-residence with Trident Capital, a venture capital and private equity firm focused on software, health care, information technologies and clean technologies. From January 2001 to September 2004, Mr. Kelly was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlueStar Solutions, Inc., an enterprise resource planning software hosting company. From July 1998 through December 2000, Mr. 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, Mr. Kelly was employed at Cirrus Logic, Inc., a provider of digital audio, video and high performance analog and mixed signal integrated circuits for consumer entertainment and industrial applications, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and then subsequently as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Kelly held executive roles at Frame Technolo

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 Veeco. 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. Dr. Kania's experiences in nanotechnology and the capital equipment markets allow him to offer valuable knowledge and experience to the Board. Before entering private industry, Dr. Kania was a senior manager at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where he directed the Advanced Microtechnology Program and worked in data storage and semiconductor industry applications, including in areas served by FEI, experience that is helpful to the Board's understanding of these markets and customer needs. 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 serves 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 America

Anthony Trunzo

Mr. Anthony L. Trunzo is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Company., effective April 9, 2015. Since 2010, Mr. Trunzo has been Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of FLIR Systems, Inc., which provides advanced thermal imaging and threat detection systems to industry, science, law enforcement and the military for a wide variety of imaging, thermography and security applications. Mr. Trunzo joined FLIR in August 2003 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development. Prior to joining FLIR, he was managing director in the Investment Banking Group at Banc of America Securities, LLC. Mr. Trunzo holds a B.A. in Economics from the Catholic University of America, an MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of Pittsburgh, and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

Bradley Thies

Mr. Bradley J. Thies serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Head of Human Resources and Secretary of FEI Co. From September 2011 to March 2014, Mr. Thies served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. From April 2001, when he rejoined the company, to September 2011, Mr. Thies served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. Thies had previously served as our 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. She has served as a director of FEI since February 2012. 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's extensive experience in organizational design and development aids the Board as it addresses FEI's recent growth. Further, her experience in these areas will also aid the Board as FEI continues to grow, whether organically or by acquisition. 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.

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 strong understanding of FEI based on his service from 2007 to 2011 on the Supervisory Board of our 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. As a Dutch national, Dr. Huijser brings to the Board his understanding of the Netherlands, where FEI operates a key development and manufacturing center. In addition, his deep experience in managing large R&D organizations is helpful to the Board's understanding of R&D management, which is an important function at FEI. 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. 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 a Non-Executive Member of the Board of TMC B.V., a Dutch high-technology secondment services company. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board and member 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's long experience in a senior finance role has been useful in particular in his service on the Audit Committee as he contributes significant finance and accounting knowledge to our Board. His experience as CFO of a major semiconductor manufacturer and as director of the world's largest semiconductor foundry is helpful to the Board for the insights he is able to provide into the electronics industry and customer needs.

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.

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, a personal computer manufacturer, 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's experience in senior finance roles at several public companies is valuable to the Board's consideration of financial matters, and he qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined in the SEC's rules and regulations. His finance experience and leadership skills also enable him to make valuable contributions to our Audit Committee on which he serves as Chair. In addition, Mr. Richardson's strong experience with software companies is helpful to the Board's deliberations regarding new technologies as software is increasingly important to FEI's business and strategy. Mr. Richardson currently serves as lead independent director of the board of directors of Digimarc Corporation.

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 extensive 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. As President of European Operations, he was charged with building Tektronix's sales and marketing presence in Europe, the company's largest market outside the United States. 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, a leading diversified industrial company, in late 2007. Mr. Wills remained Chairman of Tektronix until June 2008.

Fletcher Chamberlin