People: Greatbatch Inc (GB)

GB on New York Consolidated

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24 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bill Sanford

69 2008 Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Hook

50 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Dinkins

58 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Andrew Holman

2013 Executive Vice President - Global Sales & Marketing

Mauricio Arellano

46 2013 Executive Vice President - Global Operations

Susan Bratton

56 2013 Executive Vice President - Business Development

George Cintra

2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Timothy McEvoy

55 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Michelle Graham

46 2010 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Daniel Kaiser

43 2012 Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Pamela Bailey

64 2002 Independent Director

Anthony Bihl

56 2011 Independent Director

Joseph Dziedzic

44 2013 Independent Director

Kevin Melia

65 2007 Independent Director

Joseph Miller

71 2003 Independent Director

Peter Soderberg

66 2002 Independent Director

William Summers

2001 Independent Director

Elizabeth Cowell

2013 VP Finance and Treasurer

Biographies

Name Description

Bill Sanford

Mr. Bill R. Sanford is Independent Chairman of the Board of Greatbatch Inc. He is Chairman of Symark LLC, a company he founded in 1979 that focuses on the development and commercialization of biosciences systems, products and services. He is Executive Founder and retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Steris Corporation, a global provider of infection and contamination prevention systems, products, services and technologies. Mr. Sanford serves on the board of directors of KeyCorp and on its executive, audit and compliance committees. He is an active early and growth stage equity investor through Symark, and serves as a board member, executive and advisor of several private for-profit companies, not-for-profit organizations, investment limited partnerships and venture capital firms.

Thomas Hook

Mr. Thomas J. Hook is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Greatbatch Inc. Mr. Hook has been the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer since August 2006. Prior to August 2006, he was the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, a position to which he was appointed upon joining the Company in September 2004. From August 2002 until September 2004, Mr. Hook was employed by CTI Molecular Imaging where he served as President, CTI Solutions Group. From March 2000 to July 2002, he was General Manager, Functional and Molecular Imaging for General Electric Medical Systems. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Hook worked for the Van Owen Group Acquisition Company and prior to that, Duracell, Inc. He is Chairman of the Board of HealthNow New York, Inc., a healthcare company in Western New York that provides quality healthcare services to companies and individuals in that region, and serves on its executive committee. Mr. Hook is also a director of AdvaMed. Since joining the Company as Chief Operating Officer in 2004 and becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in 2006, Mr. Hook has directed the Company’s acquisition, integration and product development efforts, growing the business from $200 million to the more diverse $569 million medical device technology company that it is today.

Michael Dinkins

Mr. Michael Dinkins is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Greatbatch Inc., since May 18, 2012. From 2008 until May 2012, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of USI Insurance Services, an insurance intermediary company. From 2005 until 2008, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hilb Rogal & Hobbs Co., an insurance and risk management services company. Prior to that, Mr. Dinkins held senior positions at Guidant Corporation, Access Worldwide Communications, Cadmus Communications Group and General Electric Company.

Andrew Holman

Mr. Andrew Holman has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Global Sales & Marketing of Greatbatch, Inc., effective June 5, 2013. In that position, Mr. Holman provides strategic guidance and leadership to the Company’s commercial operations, including its sales, marketing and product development activities.

Mauricio Arellano

Mr. Mauricio Arellano has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Global Operations of Greatbatch Inc., effective June 5, 2013. He served as President of the Company’s Greatbatch Medical business of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President and Business Leader of Company's Cardiac and Neurology Group from October 2008 until December 2010, Senior Vice President and Business Leader of Company's CRM and Neuromodulation Group from January 2008 to October 2008, Senior Vice President and Business Leader of Company's Medical Solutions Group from November 2006 to January 2008, and as Vice President of Greatbatch Mexico from January 2005 to November 2006. Mr. Arellano joined Company in October 2003 as the Plant Manager of Company's former Carson City, NV facility. Prior to joining Company, he served in a variety of human resources and operational roles with Tyco Healthcare – Especialidades Medicas Kenmex and with Sony de Tijuana Este.

Susan Bratton

Ms. Susan M. Bratton has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Business Development of Greatbatch Inc., effective June 5, 2013. She served as President of Electrochem Solutions, Inc. She had served as Senior Vice President and Business Leader of Electrochem since January 2005. Ms. Bratton served as Vice President of Corporate Quality from March 2001 to January 2005, as General Manager of Electrochem from July 1998 to March 2001, and as Director of Procurement from June 1991 to July 1998. She has held various other positions with Company since joining the Company in 1976.

George Cintra

Mr. George Cintra has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Greatbatch, Inc., effective June 5, 2013. As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Cintra lead the Company’s research and development activities, providing strategic guidance and technical leadership to the Company’s business segments. He is formerly vice president, Research Development and Engineering, Electrochem Solutions.

Timothy McEvoy

Mr. Timothy G. McEvoy is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Greatbatch Inc., since joining the Company in February 2007. From 1992 until January 2007, he was employed in a variety of legal roles by Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company.

Michelle Graham

Ms. Michelle Graham is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Greatbatch Inc., since joining the Company in December 2010. From 2005 until December 2010, she held a number of senior human resources positions at Bausch & Lomb, most recently as Vice President of Human Resources for its Global Vision Care division.

Daniel Kaiser

Dr. Daniel R. Kaiser, Ph.D., is Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Greatbatch, Inc., since March 8, 2012. Since joining Greatbatch in 2008, Dr. Kaiser has taken on increasing responsibility in a number of key leadership roles in product planning, marketing, and development. His most recent role included the product development, design assurance, and regulatory affairs for QiG Group’s Cardiovascular Portfolio. Prior to joining Greatbatch, he held positions of progressive responsibility within established medical device companies such as Medtronic, Inc. and Guidant Corporation, led the research efforts of a Cardiology private practice at the St. Paul Heart Clinic, and fostered research and innovation at the academic level with over 23 publications as an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Kaiser, who received a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and a MS and Ph.D. in Biophysical Sciences and Medical Physics from the University of Minnesota, is the inventor or co-inventor of 10 granted and pending patents.

Pamela Bailey

Ms. Pamela G. Bailey is an Independent Director of Greatbatch Inc. Ms. Bailey has been President and Chief Executive Officer of The Grocery Manufacturers Association (“GMA”), a Washington, D.C. based trade association, since January 2009. From April 2005 until January 2009, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Personal Care Products Council. Ms. Bailey served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (“AdvaMed”), an association representing the medical technology industry, from June 1999 to April 2005. From 1970 to 1999, she served in the White House, the Department of Health and Human Services and other public and private organizations with responsibilities for health care public policy. Ms. Bailey is a director and compliance committee member and chair of the compensation committee of MedCath Corporation, a national provider of high acuity healthcare services. She formerly served as a director of Albertsons, Inc. and The National Food Laboratory Inc. Ms. Bailey’s forty years of healthcare public policy experience with both public and private organizations, including service in the White House, the Department of Health and Human Services, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of AdvaMed, gives her a unique perspective on a variety of healthcare-related issues. With over 20 years of chief executive officer experience at GMA, the Personal Care Products Council, AdvaMed, and other Washington-based health care trade associations, Ms. Bailey brings to the Board demonstrated management ability at senior levels. This experience, together with her experience gained as a director of Albertsons and MedCath, supports her continued service as a member of the Board.

Anthony Bihl

Mr. Anthony P. Bihl, III, is an Independent Director of Greatbatch, Inc., since 2011. Mr. Bihl is currently Group President AMS, a subsidiary of Endo Pharmaceuticals, which acquired American Medical Systems Holdings (“AMS”) in June 2011, a position from which he has announced he will step down in July 2012. Prior to the acquisition by Endo, he was Chief Executive Officer and a director of AMS, a company engaged in developing and delivering medical technology solutions to physicians treating men’s and women’s pelvic health conditions. Mr. Bihl served as Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Medical Solutions’ Diagnostics Division from January to November 2007, and as President of the Diagnostics Division of Bayer HealthCare from 2004 through 2006. Prior to that, he served in a number of operations and finance roles at Bayer Healthcare and over a 20-year career at E.I. DuPont. He also is a director of Spectral Diagnostics, Inc., a Canadian company that develops products for the diagnosis and treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock.

Joseph Dziedzic

Mr. Joseph W. Dziedzic has been appointed as Independent Director of Greatbatch, Inc., effective February 28, 2013. Mr. Dziedzic has been Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Brink’s Company, a security-related services for banks, retailers and a variety of other commercial and governmental customers, since 2009. Prior to joining The Brink’s Company, he had a 20-year career with General Electric. From 2006 to 2009, he was Chief Financial Officer of GE Aviation Services, from 2003 to 2006, he was Manager of Global Financial Planning and Analysis for GE Energy, and from 2000 to 2002 he served as Chief Financial Officer for GE Plastics America. Prior to 2000, Mr. Dziedzic held a number of other positions of increasing responsibility with General Electric. He is a director of the YMCA of Greater Richmond.

Kevin Melia

Mr. Kevin C. Melia is an Independent Director of Greatbatch Inc. Mr. Melia was the non-executive Chairman of Vette Corporation, a privately-held provider of thermal management solutions, from June 2009 to May 2012. From 2003 to 2008, he was the non-executive Chairman of IONA Technologies PLC. Between 2003 and November 2007, Mr. Melia also was the non-executive Chairman of A.Net (formerly Lightbridge, Inc.), an e-payment company. He was the co-founder of Manufacturers’ Services Ltd. (“MSL”), and served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from June 1994 to January 2003. Prior to establishing MSL, Mr. Melia held a number of senior executive positions over a five-year period at Sun Microsystems, including Chief Financial Officer, president of its Sun Microsystems Computer Company subsidiary, and Senior Vice President of Operations. He also held a number of senior executive positions in operations and finance over a sixteen-year career at Digital Equipment Corporation. Mr. Melia is a Chartered Accountant and holds a joint diploma in Management Accounting from the Accounting Institutes of the U.K. and Ireland. He is a director and member of the audit and compensation committees of RadiSys Corporation, a provider of embedded advanced solutions for the communications networking and commercial systems markets, a director and member of the audit and compensation committees of Analogic Corporation, a high-technology signal and imaging processing company, and a director and audit committee member of DCC Plc, a procurement, sales, marketing, distribution and business support services group headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Mr. Melia also is director of Merrion Capital and Merrion Capital Holdings, Irish financial services companies, and a member of the advisory board of C&S Wholesale Grocers. He also is a former director of Manugistics Corporation, Eircom, Inc. and Horizons Technologies, and a former joint managing director of Boulder Brook Partners LLC, a private investment company.

Joseph Miller

Dr. Joseph A. Miller, Jr. is an Independent Director of Greatbatch Inc. He has been Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Corning, Inc. since 2002, a position from which he has announced he will retire effective April 30, 2012. Before joining Corning in 2001, he served as Senior Vice President of E.I. DuPont de Nemours from 1999 to 2001 and held various executive positions with that company prior to that time. Dr. Miller serves on the board of directors of Dow Corning Corporation and serves on the corporate responsibility committee of that board, and also is a director of Lightwave Logic.

Peter Soderberg

Mr. Peter H. Soderberg is an Independent Director of Greatbatch Inc., since 2002. Mr.Soderberg is managing partner of Worthy Ventures Resources, LLC, a private investment company he founded in February 2010. He retired in January 2010 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (formerly Hillenbrand Industries), a position he held since March 2006. From January 2000 to March 2006, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Welch Allyn, Inc., and for the seven years prior to that, Chief Operating Officer of Welch Allyn’s medical products business. Mr. Soderberg also held a number of positions over a twenty-three year career with Johnson & Johnson, where his final position was as president of one of its operating subsidiaries. Until his retirement, he also had served on the board of directors of Hill-Rom and AdvaMed. Mr. Soderberg currently serves as a Director of St. Vincent Health System (Indianapolis), as well as of several privately-held medtech companies. He is a former director of Constellation Brands, Inc. and Welch Allyn.

William Summers

Mr. William B. Summers, Jr. is an Independent Director of Greatbatch Inc. Mr. Summers retired in June 2006 as Chairman of McDonald Investments, Inc., a position he had held since 1998. He also held the additional positions of President (from 1989 through 1998) and Chief Executive Officer (from 1994 through 1998) of that investment company. Mr. Summers serves on the board of directors of RPM International, Inc., and is chairman of its audit committee and a member of its executive committee. He also serves on the advisory boards of Molded Fiberglass Companies, MAI Wealth Advisors LLC, and IQWARE Marketing, LLC, and on the board of directors of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Baldwin-Wallace College, State Troopers of Ohio, and the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland, Inc. Mr. Summers previously served as chairman of the board of the National Association of Securities Dealers, as chairman of the board of the NASDAQ Stock Market, and as a director of the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”). He is a former director of Developers Diversified Realty, Inc.

Elizabeth Cowell

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