People: IDEXX Laboratories Inc (IDXX.OQ)

IDXX.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jonathan Ayers

58 2002 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Brian McKeon

52 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Jay Mazelsky

54 2012 Executive Vice President

Johnny Powers

53 2012 Executive Vice President

Michael Williams

47 2012 Executive Vice President

Jacqueline Studer

56 2014 Corporate Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

William End

67 Lead Independent Director

Bruce Claflin

63 2015 Independent Director

Thomas Craig

60 1999 Independent Director

Rebecca Henderson

54 2003 Independent Director

Barry Johnson

71 2006 Independent Director

Daniel Junius

62 2014 Independent Director

M. Szostak

64 2012 Independent Director

Sophie Vandebroek

52 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jonathan Ayers

Jonathan W. Ayers is Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Company. Since joining the Company in this leadership capacity, Mr. Ayers has led the Company through a period of sustained and consistent growth in revenues and profitability, as well as consistent, above-market returns to shareholders. Prior to joining IDEXX, Mr. Ayers held various positions at United Technologies Corporation, a provider of high-technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide, and its business unit Carrier Corporation. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Ayers was President of Carrier Corporation, the then-largest business unit of United Technologies and the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial and residential HVAC systems and equipment and the leading producer of commercial and transport refrigeration equipment. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Ayers was President of Carrier’s Asia Pacific Operations, and from 1995 to 1997, Mr. Ayers was Vice President, Strategic Planning at United Technologies. In his roles at United Technologies, Mr. Ayers gained significant operating experience in leading a global business unit; developed management, finance and strategic planning skills; and developed experience in acquisition integration, line and international operations, and marketing and product development. Prior to joining United Technologies, from 1986 to 1995, Mr. Ayers held various positions at Morgan Stanley & Co. in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Mr. Ayers worked as a strategy consultant for Bain & Company from 1983 to 1986 and was in the field sales organization of IBM’s Data Processing Division from 1978 to 1981. Mr. Ayers holds an undergraduate degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University and graduated from Harvard Business School in 1983 with high distinction.

Brian McKeon

Brian P. McKeon is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He leads the Company’s finance, business development and information technology functions. Mr. McKeon served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors from July 2003 through December 2013, including serving as Chairman of the Board’s Audit Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee and Finance Committee. Mr. McKeon served as Executive Vice President of Iron Mountain Incorporated, a publicly-traded provider of information protection and storage services worldwide, from April 2007 to December 2013 and Chief Financial Officer of Iron Mountain from April 2007 to October 2013. Mr. McKeon was also Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Timberland Company, a publicly-traded provider of premium outdoor footwear, apparel and accessories, from March 2000 to April 2007. From 1991 to 2000, Mr. McKeon held several finance and strategic planning positions with PepsiCo Inc., serving most recently as Vice President, Finance at Pepsi-Cola, North America. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Mr. McKeon worked as a strategy consultant with the Alliance Consulting Group and as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. McKeon holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of Connecticut and an M.B.A. with high distinction from Harvard University.

Jay Mazelsky

Jay Mazelsky. is Executive Vice President of Company. He oversees the Companion Animal Commercial Organization in North America, the IDEXX VetLab® in-house diagnostics, Digital Radiography and Information Management lines of business. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mazelsky was a Senior Vice President and General Manager from 2010 to 2012 of Computed Tomography, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy Planning at Philips Healthcare, a subsidiary of Royal Philips Electronics, the Netherlands, a healthcare, lifestyle and lighting technologies company. Previously he held a series of other leadership roles with increasing responsibilities during his tenure at Philips beginning in 2001. Prior to joining Philips, Mr. Mazelsky was at Agilent Technologies, where he was an Executive in Charge from 2000 to 2002, leading the integration of Agilent’s Healthcare Group into Philips. He also served as a General Manager of the Medical Consumables Business Unit from 1997 to 2000 at Agilent Technologies. From 1988 to 1996, he was in a number of roles at Hewlett Packard in finance, marketing and business planning. Mr. Mazelsky holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Rochester and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Johnny Powers

Johnny D. Powers, Ph.D. is Executive Vice President of Company. Overseeing IDEXX Reference Laboratories, Telemedicine, Rapid Assay, Bioresearch and Worldwide Operations. He joined IDEXX as Corporate Vice President in February 2009, leading the Company’s worldwide reference laboratories business. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Powers was Vice President responsible for the Cancer Diagnostics business of Becton, Dickinson and Company, a medical technology company, from 2007 to 2008. Dr. Powers joined Becton, Dickinson and Company as a result of its acquisition in 2006 of TriPath Imaging Inc., a molecular diagnostics-based cancer diagnostics company, where he held various positions from 2001 to 2007, including Vice President of Worldwide Operations, and most recently served as President of the TriPath Oncology business unit. From 1996 to 2001, Dr. Powers was employed by Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., a tissue-based cancer diagnostics company, where he held various positions, including Vice President and General Manager of the Anatomical Pathology business and Vice President and General Manager of Worldwide Operations. From 1989 to 1996, Dr. Powers was employed by Organon Teknika Corporation, a medical diagnostics company, in various technical management roles. Dr. Powers holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Wake Forest University, an M.S. in chemical engineering from Clemson University, an M.B.A. from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business and a Ph.D. in biochemical engineering from North Carolina State University.

Michael Williams

Dr. Michael J. Williams, Ph.D. is Executive Vice President of Company. Oversees the Company’s international operations as well as the Livestock, Poultry and Dairy segment, and the Water and OPTI Medical Systems lines of business. He was Corporate Vice President of IDEXX VetLab® in-house diagnostics line of business from September 2006 to July 2012 and General Manager of that line of business from 2004 to 2012. Dr. Williams has also overseen the OPTI Medical Systems business since its acquisition in January 2007. Dr. Williams was Vice President and General Manager of the Company’s chemistry instruments and consumables business from 2003 to 2004. Prior to joining the Company in 2003, Dr. Williams was a healthcare strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm, from 1995 to 2002, and a senior research associate at the Scripps Research Institute, a non-profit research organization, from 1992 to 1995. Dr. Williams holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

Jacqueline Studer

Jacqueline L. Studer is Corporate Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Company. She leads the Company’s legal, compliance, regulatory affairs and quality assurance groups. Before joining the Company in June 2014, Ms. Studer was General Counsel of Blue Health Intelligence, a healthcare data and analytics company. Prior to that, from June 2011 to October 2012, Ms. Studer served as General Counsel of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, a publicly traded healthcare IT company. From December 2002 to June 2011, Ms. Studer held various leadership positions at GE Healthcare, a medical technology company, including General Counsel of the GE Healthcare IT & Performance Solutions division. Ms. Studer has also held leadership roles in entrepreneurial organizations and with The Dow Chemical Company earlier in her career. Ms. Studer holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Purdue University and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.

William End

Mr. William T. End is Lead Independent Director of Company. he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cornerstone Brands, Inc., a privately-held catalog retailer, from 1995 to 2001, and Executive Chairman of that company from 2001 until his retirement in 2002. In these executive roles, Mr. End was responsible for all corporate functions as well as board function and activity. Prior to joining Cornerstone Brands, Mr. End held various positions at Land’s End, Inc., a publicly traded catalog retailer, from 1991 to 1995, including President and Chief Executive Officer. From 1975 to 1991, Mr. End held various positions at L.L. Bean, Inc., a privately-held catalog retailer, including Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. End has significant executive experience with a particular focus on marketing and product development. Mr. End was a director and chairman of Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc., a catalog retailer, from 2005 to 2009, a director of New England Business Services, Inc., a business-to-business direct marketing company, from 2000 to 2003, Hannaford Bros. Co., a supermarket and grocery retailer, from 1995 to 2000, and Land’s End, Inc. from 1991 to 1995. He also has been a director of several non-public companies. In these capacities, Mr. End has developed significant experience with board function and corporate governance. Mr. End received a B.S.B.A. from Boston College and earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. The Board of Directors values Mr. End’s extensive public and private company board and general management experience, particularly in the areas of sales and marketing.

Bruce Claflin

Mr. Bruce L. Claflin is an Independent Director of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. Mr. Claflin is the Chairman of the Board of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. and a member of the Board of directors of Ciena Corporation, and he previously served on the Board of directors of Time Warner Telecom. In addition to fifteen years of experience in serving on public company Boards as an independent director, Mr. Claflin has more than thirty years of executive and senior management experience at 3Com Corporation, Digital Equipment Corporation and International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). Mr. Claflin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of 3Com from January 2001 until his retirement in 2006. He joined 3Com as President and Chief Operating Officer in August 1998 . Prior to 3Com, Mr. Claflin worked at Digital Equipment Corporation as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing and as Vice President and General Manager of the PC Business Unit. Mr. Claflin also worked at IBM for 22 years, where he held various senior management positions in sales, marketing, research and development and manufacturing. He is also founder and President of Kids First!, a U.S. Virgin Islands non-profit corporation. Mr. Claflin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University.

Thomas Craig

Thomas Craig is Independent Director of Company. Mr. Craig is the Chairman and CEO of Shockwave International, a firm whose mission is to work with principal investors and startup companies to help create competitive advantage by combining ideas, human assets, capital, networks and asymmetric intelligence. Mr. Craig has held this position since May 2012. Mr. Craig co-founded and was a Director/Partner at Monitor Group (formerly Monitor Company), a global management consulting firm, until May 2012 when he retired after 29 years of service. Mr. Craig has broad international and industry experience. He has worked in over 70 countries on six continents and has led over 400 projects over the past 34 years for Fortune 500 companies (and their international equivalents), startups, and at the highest levels of government. Earlier in his career, Mr. Craig served on the research faculty of the Harvard Business School where he published 14 case studies and simulation programs. He also worked in the field of litigative economics. He has been active in delivering various executive education programs and leadership development initiatives. Mr. Craig received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and an M.B.A., with high distinction, from the Harvard Business School. The Board of Directors values Mr. Craig’s extensive experience in impartial counseling, leadership and human asset development, global enterprise, growth strategies, and entrepreneurial endeavors because they are at the heart of the Company’s ongoing competitiveness. Additionally, the Board of Directors values his extensive experience as an IDEXX director and his contributions to the Company’s ongoing strong financial and stock performance.

Rebecca Henderson

Dr. Rebecca M. Henderson is Independent Director of Company. Dr. Henderson joined Harvard Business School in July 2009 as the Senator John Heinz Professor of Environmental Management where she specializes in strategy and organizational change. In September 2011, Dr. Henderson received Harvard University’s highest faculty honor when she was named a Harvard University Professor. From 1998 to 2009, Dr. Henderson served as the Eastman Kodak Professor of Management at the Sloan School of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Henderson also has board oversight and corporate governance experience as a director since July 2009 of Amgen Inc., a publicly-traded human therapeutics company in the biotechnology industry, and as a director of several private company and non-profit organization boards. Dr. Henderson also has been a research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research since 1995. Dr. Henderson holds an undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in business economics from Harvard University. Dr. Henderson has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies on growth strategies related to innovation. The Board of Directors values her substantial experience in corporate strategy with a focus on high-technology business.

Barry Johnson

Dr. Barry C. Johnson is Independent Director of Company. Dr. Johnson served as Dean, College of Engineering, Villanova University, from August 2002 until his retirement in May 2006. From July 2000 to April 2002, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Honeywell International, Inc., a worldwide diversified technology and manufacturing company with sales in 2001 exceeding $23 billion. As Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Johnson was responsible for setting the strategic direction and prioritization of Honeywell’s research and development organization, which was supported by a global network of more than 15,000 engineers, scientists and researchers. Prior to Honeywell, Dr. Johnson served in several roles beginning in 1976 at Motorola, Inc., a global leader in providing integrated communications solutions, including Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for that company’s Semiconductor Product Sector. Dr. Johnson also has board oversight and corporate governance experience from his service as a director since September 2005 of Rockwell Automation, Inc., a publicly-traded global automation solutions company, and as a director since August 2003 of Cytec Industries, Inc., a publicly-traded global specialty chemicals and materials company. Dr. Johnson earned a B.M.E. (Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering) from Villanova University and holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in metallurgical engineering and materials science from Carnegie-Mellon University. He also completed a three-year advanced business administration program through Arizona State University’s College of Business Administration. The Board of Directors values Dr. Johnson’s substantial experience as a senior executive for, and director of, various technology companies and for his expertise in scientific research and product development.

Daniel Junius

Mr. Daniel M. Junius is Independent Director of Company. Mr. Junius has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ImmunoGen, Inc., a biotechnology company that develops targeted anticancer therapeutics, since January 2009. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer and Acting Chief Financial Officer of ImmunoGen from July 2008 to December 2008, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to July 2008, and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Junius has also served as a director of ImmunoGen since November 2008. Before joining ImmunoGen, Mr. Junius was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of New England Business Service, Inc. (NEBS), a business-to-business direct marketing company, from 2002 until its acquisition by Deluxe Corporation in 2004 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NEBS from 1998 to 2002. Prior to NEBS, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nashua Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of specialty imaging paper and label products and services. He joined Nashua Corporation in 1984 and held financial management positions of increasing responsibility before becoming Chief Financial Officer of that company in 1996. Mr. Junius holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Boston College and a Masters in Management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. The Board of Directors values Mr. Junius’s depth of executive leadership, strategic thinking and financial expertise, as well as his extensive biotechnology knowledge.

M. Szostak

Ms. M. Anne Szostak is Independent Director of Company. In 2004, Ms. Szostak founded Szostak Partners, an executive coaching and human resources consulting firm, for which she continues to serve as Chief Executive Officer. Before founding Szostak Partners, Ms. Szostak had a 31-year career with Fleet/Boston Financial Group (now Bank of America), a Fortune 100 publicly-traded, diversified financial services company. During her tenure at Fleet/Boston, she gained extensive operational and staff management responsibilities, including as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fleet-Maine, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fleet Bank-Rhode Island, and Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of FleetBoston Financial Group. Ms. Szostak has substantial expertise in compensation and governance matters, and audit and investments through her 20 years of experience on various public company boards. Among them, Ms. Szostak served or has served as a director of the following public companies during the years indicated: Tupperware Brands Corporation, a consumer-direct seller of personal and household items (since 2000); Belo Corp., an owner and operator of television stations and their associated websites (from 2004 until the company’s sale in December 2013); ChoicePoint Corporation, a data aggregation company (from 2005 until the company’s sale in 2008); SFN Group, a staffing solutions provider (from 2005 until the company’s sale in 2011); and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., a beverage manufacturer, bottler and distributor (since 2008). Ms. Szostak also serves on the boards of several local, regional and national non-profit organizations. Ms. Szostak holds an undergraduate degree from Colby College, and she has completed several executive education programs at Harvard Business School. The Board of Directors values Ms. Szostak’s significant background in management, finance and human resources, as well as her extensive public company board experience.

Sophie Vandebroek

Dr. Sophie V. Vandebroek is Independent Director of Company. Dr. Vandebroek has been an executive with Xerox Corporation, the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management, since 2002. Most recently, Dr. Vandebroek has been serving as Xerox’s Chief Technology Officer and Corporate Vice President, as well as President of the Xerox Innovation Group since 2006. She is responsible for overseeing Xerox’s research centers in Europe, Asia, Canada and the U.S., as well as the Palo Alto Research Center, for which she has served as sole director since 2008. Prior to her current positions, from 2002 to 2005, Dr. Vandebroek was Chief Engineer of Xerox and Vice President of the Xerox Engineering Center. Dr. Vandebroek is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, a Fulbright Fellow and a Fellow of the Belgian-American Educational Foundation. Dr. Vandebroek was inducted into the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame and elected into the Royal Flemish Academy for Arts & Sciences. Dr. Vandebroek holds more than a dozen U.S. patents and serves on the advisory council of the Dean of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Vandebroek has also served as a member of the board of directors of Analogic Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of advanced medical imaging and airport security systems, since 2008. Dr. Vandebroek holds an undergraduate degree in engineering and a master’s degree in electro-mechanical engineering from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, and she holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. The Board of Directors values her depth of knowledge and experience in technology and business processes as well as her track record of innovation and managing balanced R&D portfolios for large global enterprises.

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