People: Heska Corp (HSKA.OQ)

HSKA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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16 Sep 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Grieve

62 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Kevin Wilson

42 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

Jason Napolitano

45 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary

Michael McGinley

53 2013 President - Biologicals & Pharmaceuticals

Steven Asakowicz

48 2013 Executive Vice President - Companion Animal Health Sales

Rodney Lippincott

40 2013 Executive Vice President - Companion Animal Health Sales

Nancy Wisnewski

51 2011 Executive Vice President - Product Development and Customer Support

William Aylesworth

71 2010 Lead Independent Director

David Sveen

57 2013 Director

G. Irwin Gordon

63 2001 Independent Director

Sharon Riley

53 2011 Independent Director

Carol Wrenn

53 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Grieve

Dr. Robert B. Grieve, Ph.D., is Executive Chairman of the Board of Heska Corporation. Dr. Grieve was named Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 1999, Vice Chairman effective March 1992 and Chairman of the Board effective May 2000. Dr. Grieve also served as Chief Scientific Officer from December 1994 to January 1999 and Vice President, Research and Development, from March 1992 to December 1994. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1990. He holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Florida and M.S. and B.S. degrees from the University of Wyoming.

Kevin Wilson

Mr. Kevin S. Wilson is President, Chief Executive Officer of Heska Corporation. Mr. Wilson is a founder, member and officer of Cuattro, LLC. Since 2008, he has been involved in developing technologies for radiographic imaging with Cuattro, LLC and as a founder of Cuattro Software, LLC, Cuattro Medical, LLC and Cuattro Veterinary, LLC. Mr. Wilson served on the board of various private, non-profit, and educational organizations from 2005 to 2011. He was a founder of Sound Technologies, Inc., a diagnostic imaging company, in 1996. After Sound Technologies, Inc. was sold to VCA Antech, Inc. in 2004, Mr. Wilson served as Chief Strategy Officer for VCA Antech, Inc. until 2006. Mr. Wilson attended Saddleback College.

Jason Napolitano

Mr. Jason A. Napolitano is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary of Heska Corporation. He was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in May 2002. He was appointed Secretary in February 2009. He also served as Secretary from May 2002 to December 2006. Prior to joining the Company formally, he was a financial consultant. From 1990 to 2001, Mr. Napolitano held various positions at Credit Suisse First Boston, an investment bank, including Vice President in health care investment banking and Director in mergers and acquisitions. He holds a B.S. degree from Yale University.

Michael McGinley

Dr. Michael J. McGinley, Ph.D., is President - Biologicals & Pharmaceuticals of Heska Corporation, since February 2013. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2009 to February 2013, Vice President, Global Operations from April through December 2008, Vice President, Operations and Technical Affairs and General Manager, Heska Des Moines from January 2002 to April 2008 and in other positions beginning in June 1997. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. McGinley held positions with Bayer Animal Health and Fort Dodge Laboratories. He holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Immunobiology from Iowa State University and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School in 2008.

Steven Asakowicz

Mr. Steven M. Asakowicz is Executive Vice President - Companion Animal Health Sales ofHeska Corporation, since February 2013. From July 2011 to February 2013, he was employed by Cuattro, LLC as Vice President, Sales – US Veterinary and sold exclusively on behalf of Cuattro Veterinary USA, LLC. Mr. Asakowicz previously worked as Sales Director for Sound Technologies, Inc. (“Sound”) from November 2002 to June 2011, including after Sound was acquired by VCA Antech, Inc. in 2004. Mr. Asakowicz holds a B.A. degree from San Diego State University.

Rodney Lippincott

Mr. Rodney A. Lippincott is Executive Vice President, Companion Animal Health Sales of Heska Corporation, since February 2013. From July 2011 to February 2013, he was employed by Cuattro, LLC as Vice President, Sales – US Veterinary and sold exclusively on behalf of Cuattro Veterinary USA, LLC. Mr. Lippincott held various positions including Sales Director for Sound Technologies, Inc., a unit of VCA Antech, Inc., from September 2007 to June 2011. Prior to entering the animal health market, Mr. Lippincott spent 13.5 years employed by Smith Micro Software, Inc. and held positions including US and International Sales Manager and Director of Marketing. Mr. Lippincott attended Saddleback College and completed the Executive Education Marketing Management Program at Stanford University, Graduate School of Business.

Nancy Wisnewski

Dr. Nancy Wisnewski, Ph.D., is Executive Vice President - Product Development and Customer Support of Heska Corporation, since April 2011. She served as Vice President, Product Development and Technical Customer Service from December 2006 to April 2011. From January 2006 to November 2006, Dr. Wisnewski was Vice President, Research and Development. Dr. Wisnewski held various positions in Heska’s Research and Development organization between 1993 and 2005. She holds a Ph.D. in Parasitology/Biochemistry from the University of Notre Dame and a B.S. in Biology from Lafayette College.

William Aylesworth

Mr. William A. Aylesworth is Lead Independent Director of Heska Corporation. He has served as a Director since June 2000 and Lead Director since May 2010. Mr. Aylesworth served as Senior Vice President from 1988 to 2003 and Chief Financial Officer of Texas Instruments Incorporated (“Texas Instruments”) from 1984 to 2003. He served as Treasurer of Texas Instruments from 1982 to 2002. From 1972 to 1982, he served in treasury services, and from 1967 to 1972, he held numerous assignments in control, manufacturing and marketing for Texas Instruments. Mr. Aylesworth retired from Texas Instruments in 2003. He holds an M.S. in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.E.E. in electrical engineering from Cornell University.

David Sveen

Dr. David E. Sveen, Ph.D., is Director of the Heska Corporation. Dr. Sveen is the President of Cedarstone Partners, Inc., an accounting and consulting practice for nonprofit organizations, which he founded in 1993. Dr. Sveen has also been an adjunct assistant professorship of Christian Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College since 1995. His professional background includes 13 years in senior management with the investment banking firm Griffin, Kubik, Stephens and Thompson. Dr. Sveen earned his BS in Business from Northern Illinois University in 1978 and his MBA from DePaul University in 1986. In 1994 he earned his MA in Educational Ministries from Wheaton Graduate School and in 2004 his Ph.D. in Theological Education from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

G. Irwin Gordon

Mr. G. Irwin Gordon is Independent Director of Heska Corporation, since May 2001. Mr. Gordon is the CEO of Landes Foods, a Dallas-based food manufacturer, a position he has held since September 2012. Mr. Gordon is also the Managing Partner of Trion LLC, a consulting firm he founded in 2000. From July 2000 until August 2001, Mr. Gordon served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Gruma Corporation, a food manufacturer. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Suiza Foods Corporation, a food manufacturer and distributor, from February 1998 to October 1999. Mr. Gordon joined Suiza in August 1997 as its Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining Suiza, Mr. Gordon held various positions with subsidiaries of PepsiCo, Inc. (“PepsiCo”), including most recently as Senior Vice President Global Branding for Frito-Lay, Inc., from May 1996 to August 1997. From 1983 to 1992, Mr. Gordon served as President and General Manager of several international Frito-Lay companies before becoming Senior Vice President Marketing, Sales and Technology for Frito-Lay International from 1992 to 1996. Prior to joining PepsiCo in 1992, Mr. Gordon served in various capacities at the Kellogg Company. Mr. Gordon holds an Education degree from the University of British Columbia and a Management Certificate from Stanford University.

Sharon Riley

Ms. Sharon L. Riley is Independent Director of Heska Corporation, since July 2011. Ms. Riley served as Chief Executive Officer UT Southwestern University Hospitals and Vice President for University Hospitals, UT Southwestern Medical Center from 2004 to 2010. From 2000 to 2004 she was the COO at Anne Arundel Health System in Annapolis, Maryland. She held various jobs (Associate Administrator, COO and Corporate Vice President) during her employment in the Nebraska Health System from 1995 to 2000. From 1990 to 1995 she was an Assistant Administrator in the Inova Health System in Virginia. Prior to 1990 she was with Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, Texas and the Good Samaritan Hospital and Health Center in Dayton, Ohio. Ms. Riley currently serves as an Advisor to DigiWorksCorp, and as a member of the Innovation Council of Anthello Healthcare Solutions, Inc. She has also served on various boards and been involved with several community projects. Ms. Riley holds BBA (Business Administration) and MA (Hospital and Health Administration) degrees from the University of Iowa.

Carol Wrenn

Ms. Carol A. Wrenn is Independent Director of Heska Corporation, since January 1, 2013. She founded Sky River Helicopters, LLC in 2010 and has served as President of that company since 2010. She served as an Executive Vice President and the President of the Animal Health Division at Alpharma Inc. from 2001 to 2009. Ms. Wrenn also held the position of Chairman of the Animal Health Institute from 2007 to 2009 and was a member of the board of directors of the International Federation of Animal Health from 2002 to 2009. Prior to joining Alpharma, Ms. Wrenn held various executive positions at Honeywell International Inc. (formerly, AlliedSignal Inc.) from 1984 to 2001. She served as Business Director of Honeywell’s Refrigerants, Fluorine Products Division from 2000 to 2001 and was the Commercial Director and Managing Director of Honeywell’s European Fluorochemical operations from 1997 to 2000. Ms. Wrenn also held a number of positions in sales, marketing, business development and finance during her tenure with AlliedSignal. Ms. Wrenn serves as a Director of Phibro Animal Health Corporation. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Union College and an MBA from Lehigh University.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Robert Grieve

2,343,980 935,346

Kevin Wilson

0 0

Jason Napolitano

1,172,206 450,236

Michael McGinley

4,500 6,345

Steven Asakowicz

0 0

Rodney Lippincott

0 0

Nancy Wisnewski

1,500 11,820

William Aylesworth

0 0

David Sveen

0 0

G. Irwin Gordon

0 0

Sharon Riley

0 0

Carol Wrenn

0 0
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