People: Heska Corp (HSKA.OQ)

HSKA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Grieve

63 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Kevin Wilson

43 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

Jason Napolitano

46 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary

Michael McGinley

54 2013 President - Biologicals & Pharmaceuticals

Steven Asakowicz

49 2013 Executive Vice President - Companion Animal Health Sales

Rodney Lippincott

41 2013 Executive Vice President - Companion Animal Health Sales

Nancy Wisnewski

51 2011 Executive Vice President - Product Development and Customer Support

Sharon Riley

54 2014 Lead Director

William Aylesworth

72 2014 Director

David Sveen

58 2013 Director

Bonnie Trowbridge

68 2015 Director

G. Irwin Gordon

64 2001 Independent Director

Carol Wrenn

54 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 Executive Chair effective March 31, 2014, having previously served as Chief Executive Officer from January 1999. He was named Chairman of the Board effective May 2000 having previously served as Vice Chairman from March 1992. 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 our 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. He previously served as our President and Chief Operating Officer from February 2013. Mr. Wilson became a member of our Board of Directors in May 2014. 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 our Secretary in February 2009, having previously served as our Secretary from May 2002 to December 2006. Prior to joining us 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 successfully 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. Prior to entering the animal health market, Mr. Asakowicz spent 3.5 years employed by Smith Micro Software, Inc. as a Sales Manager and spent 7.5 years employed by AirTouch Cellular and PacTel Cellular (currently Verizon Wireless) as a Corporate Account Executive. 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.

Sharon Riley

Ms. Sharon L. Riley is Lead Director of Heska Corporation, since May 2014. 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.

William Aylesworth

Mr. William A. Aylesworth is Director since May 2014 and Lead Independent Director since May 2010 of Heska Corporation. 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. He is the President of Cedarstone Partners, Inc., an accounting and consulting practice for nonprofit organizations, which he founded in 1993. His professional background includes 13 years in senior management with investment banking firm Griffin, Kubik, Stephens and Thompson, as well as an adjunct assistant professorship of Christian Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College from 1995 until 2013. Dr. Sveen holds a Ph.D. degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 2004, an MBA from DePaul University in 1986, an MA from Wheaton Graduate School in 2004, and a B.S. degree from Northern Illinois University in 1978.

Bonnie Trowbridge

Ms. Bonnie J. Trowbridge , CPA, is Director of the Company. Ms. Trowbridge served as Vice President, Chief Audit Executive and Risk Officer of Apollo Education Group, a publicly traded company, from 2007 to 2014. She is a retired Pricewaterhouse Coopers Audit Partner, having served with Pricewaterhouse Coopers from 1985 to 2007. Ms. Trowbridge is Chairman of the Board of Directors and treasurer of Camelot Therapeutic Horsemanship. She is a Certified Public Accountant in Arizona and California and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Arizona Society of CPA's and the Institute of Internal Auditors. Ms. Trowbridge holds a Master of Science in Accountancy from Southern Oregon State University, a Master's Degree from San Jose State University and a Bachelor's degree from Washington State University.

G. Irwin Gordon

Mr. G. Irwin Gordon is Independent Director of Heska Corporation, since May 2001. Mr. Gordon is the CEO of Landes Foods, LLC, 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.

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

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Grieve

1,295,660

Kevin Wilson

2,347,040

Jason Napolitano

463,973

Michael McGinley

501,279

Steven Asakowicz

448,239

Rodney Lippincott

448,499

Nancy Wisnewski

260,834

Sharon Riley

--

William Aylesworth

--

David Sveen

--

Bonnie Trowbridge

--

G. Irwin Gordon

--

Carol Wrenn

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014

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