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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Newberry

61 2012 Chairman of the Board

Martin Anstice

48 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Douglas Bettinger

48 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Timothy Archer

48 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Richard Gottscho

63 2010 Executive Vice President - Global Products Group

Sarah O'Dowd

65 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Abhijit Talwalkar

51 2015 Lead Independent Director

Rick Tsai

64 2016 Director

Eric Brandt

53 2010 Independent Director

Michael Cannon

62 2011 Independent Director

Youssef El-Mansy

70 2012 Independent Director

Christine Heckart

49 2011 Independent Director

Catherine Lego

59 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Newberry

Mr. Stephen G. Newberry has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Lam Research Corporation effective November 1, 2012. He has served as the Chairman of the Company’s board since November 2012. He served as the Company’s Vice Chairman from December 2010 to November 2012, Chief Executive Officer from June 2005 to January 2012 and President from July 1998 to December 2010. Mr. Newberry joined the Company in August 1997 as Executive Vice President, a role in which he served until July 1998, and Chief Operating Officer, a role in which he served until June 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Newberry held various executive positions at Applied Materials, Inc. during his 17-year tenure there, including as Group Vice President of Global Operations and Planning. Mr. Newberry received a B.S. degree in ocean engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated from the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Business. Mr. Newberry received a B.S. degree in ocean engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated from the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Martin Anstice

Mr. Martin B. Anstice is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Lam Research Corporation. Mr. Anstice joined the Company in April 2001 as Senior Director, Operations Controller, was promoted to the position of Managing Director and Corporate Controller in May 2002, and was promoted to Group Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Accounting Officer in June 2004. He was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in September 2008 and President in December 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Anstice held various finance positions from 1988 to 1999 at Raychem Corporation, a global materials science company. Subsequent to the acquisition of Raychem by Tyco International, a global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions and wireless systems, he assumed responsibilities supporting mergers and acquisition activities of Tyco Electronics. Mr. Anstice is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants in the United Kingdom.

Douglas Bettinger

Mr. Douglas R. Bettinger is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of Lam Research. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Bettinger served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Avago Technologies from August 2008 to February 2013. From 2007 to 2008, he served as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller at Xilinx, Inc., and from 2004 to 2007, he was Chief Financial Cfficer at 24/7 Customer, a privately held company. Mr. Bettinger worked at Intel Corporation from 1993 to 2004, where he held several senior-level finance and manufacturing operations positions, including Corporate Planning and Reporting Controller and Malaysia Site Operations Controller. He earned a master’s degree in business administration in finance from the University of Michigan and has a bachelor of science degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Timothy Archer

Mr. Timothy M. Archer is Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Prior to Lam Research, Mr. Archer spent 18 years at Novellus Systems in various technology development and business leadership roles, including most recently as Chief Operating Officer from January 2011 to June 2012, Executive Vice President Worldwide Sales, Marketing, and Customer Satisfaction from September 2009 to January 2011, and Executive Vice President of the PECVD and Electrofill Business Units from November 2008 to September 2009. Mr. Archer’s tenure at Novellus Systems also included assignments as Senior Director of Technology for Novellus Systems Japan from 1999 to 2001 and Senior Director of Technology for the Electrofill Business Unit from April 2001 to April 2002. Mr. Archer started his career in 1989 at Tektronix where he was responsible for process development for high-speed bipolar integrated circuits. Mr. Archer completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Graduate School of Business and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Physics from the California Institute of Technology.

Richard Gottscho

Dr. Richard A. Gottscho is Executive Vice President, Global Products Group, of the Company, since, August 2010. Prior to that time, he had been Group Vice President and General Manager, Etch Businesses since March 2007. Dr. Gottscho joined the Company in January 1996 and has served at various Director and Vice President levels in support of etch products, CVD products, and corporate research. Prior to joining Lam Research, Dr. Gottscho was a member of Bell Laboratories for 15 years where he started his career working in plasma processing. During his tenure at Bell, he headed research departments in electronics materials, electronics packaging, and flat panel displays. Dr. Gottscho is the author of numerous papers, patents, and lectures in plasma processing and process control. He is a recipient of the American Vacuum Society’s Peter Mark Memorial Award and Plasma Science and Technology Division Prize, the Gaseous Electronics Conference Foundation Lecturer, the Dry Process Symposium Nishizawa Award, and the Tegal Thinker Award. He is a fellow of the American Physical and American Vacuum Societies and has served on numerous editorial boards of refereed technical publications, program committees for major conferences in plasma science and engineering, and was vice-chair of a National Research Council study on plasma science in the 1980s. Dr. Gottscho earned Ph.D. and B.S. degrees in physical chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Pennsylvania State University, respectively.

Sarah O'Dowd

Ms. Sarah A. O'Dowd is Senior Vice President, Secretary and Chief Legal Officer of the Company. She joined us in September 2008 as Group Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, responsible for general legal matters, intellectual property and ethics & compliance. In addition to her Legal function, in April 2009 she was appointed Vice President of Human Resources and served in this dual capacity from April 2009 through May 2012. Prior to joining us, she was Vice President and General Counsel for FibroGen, Inc. from February 2007 until September 2008. Until February 2007, Ms. O’Dowd was a shareholder in the law firm of Heller Ehrman LLP for more than 20 years, practicing in the areas of corporate securities, governance and mergers and acquisitions for a variety of clients, principally publicly traded high technology companies. She served in a variety of leadership and management roles at Heller Ehrman, including Managing Partner of the Silicon Valley and San Diego offices, member of the firm’s Policy Committee and, as head of the firm’s business practice groups, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Ms. O’Dowd earned her J.D. and M.A. in communications from Stanford Law School and Stanford University, respectively, and her B.A. degree in mathematics from Immaculata College.

Abhijit Talwalkar

Mr. Abhijit Y. Talwalkar has been appointed as Lead Independent Director of the Company. He was an Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since February 2011. Since 2005, he is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of LSI Corporation, a leading provider of silicon, systems and software technologies for the storage and networking markets, a position he held from May 2005 until the completion of LSI’s merger with Avago Technologies in May 2014. From 1993 to 2005, Mr. Talwalkar was employed by Intel Corporation, a microprocessor manufacturer. At Intel, he held a number of senior management positions, including as Corporate Vice President and Co-General Manager of the Digital Enterprise Group, which is comprised of Intel’s business client, server, storage and communications business, and as Vice President and General Manager for the Intel Enterprise Platform Group, where he focused on developing, marketing, and supporting Intel business strategies for enterprise computing. Prior to joining Intel, Mr. Talwalkar held senior engineering and marketing positions at Sequent Computer Systems, a multiprocessing computer systems design and manufacturer that is currently a part of IBM; Bipolar Integrated Technology, Inc., a VLSI bipolar semiconductor company; and Lattice Semiconductor Inc., a service driven developer of programmable design solutions widely used in semiconductor components. He has a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Oregon State University.

Rick Tsai

Dr. Lih-Shyng (Rick L.) Tsai, Ph.D., serves as Director of the Company. Dr. Tsai is the Chairman and CEO of Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., a Taiwanese integrated telecommunications service provider. He also serves on the board of directors of NXP Semiconductors N.V., a secure connectivity solutions company for embedded applications. Prior to his position at Chunghwa Telecom, he concurrently served from August 2011 to January 2014 as Chairman and CEO of TSMC Solid State Lighting Ltd. (SSL) and TSMC Solar Ltd., two then wholly-owned subsidiaries of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Limited (TSMC), a semiconductor foundry company. From 1989 to 2011, Dr. Tsai held various positions at TSMC, including president, chief executive officer, chief operating officer, executive vice president of worldwide sales and marking, executive vice president of operations and member of its board of directors. Dr. Tsai holds a B.S. degree in physics from the National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan and a Ph.D. degree in material science and engineering from Cornell University.

Eric Brandt

Mr. Eric K. Brandt serves as Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since 2010. He serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Broadcom Corporation, a global supplier of semiconductor devices, a role in which he has served since joining Broadcom in March 2007. From September 2005 to March 2007, Mr. Brandt served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company. Prior to Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Brandt was Executive Vice President-Finance and Technical Operations and Chief Financial Officer of Allergan Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company, where he also held a number of other senior positions following his arrival there in May 1999. Mr. Brandt has served as a member of the board of directors and a member of the committee responsible for compensation of Dentsply International, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of dental product solutions, since 2004. Mr. Brandt received a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. He previously served on the board of directors of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, where he was chair of the audit committee, from 2002 to 2009; and Avanir Pharmaceuticals from 2005 to 2007.

Michael Cannon

Mr. Michael R. Cannon is an Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since February 2011. He is the General Partner of MRC & LBC Partners, LLC, a private management consulting company. From February 2007 until his retirement in January 2009, Mr. Cannon served as President of Global Operations of Dell Inc., a computer systems manufacturer and services provider; and from January 2009 to January 2011, he served as a consultant to Dell. Prior to joining Dell, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Solectron Corporation, an electronic manufacturing services company, from January 2003 to February 2007. From July 1996 to January 2003, Mr. Cannon served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Maxtor Corporation, a disk drive and storage systems manufacturer. Prior to joining Maxtor, Mr. Cannon held senior management positions at International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), a global services, software and systems company. Mr. Cannon has served as a member of the board of directors of Adobe Systems Inc., a diversified software company, since 2003, where he has been a member of the audit committee and was the chair of the compensation committee; Seagate Technology Public Limited, a disk drive and storage solutions company, since February 2011, where he has been a member of the nominations and governance committee and finance committee; and Dialog Semiconductor, a mixed signal integrated circuits company, since February 2013, where he has been a chair of the remuneration committee and a member of the nomination committee He studied mechanical engineering at Michigan State University and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Youssef El-Mansy

Dr. Youssef A. El-Mansy Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since June 4, 2012. He is the retired Vice President, Director of Logic Technology Development, at Intel Corporation, a leading producer of microchips, computing and communications products, where he was responsible for managing technology development, the processor design center for Intel’s Technology and Manufacturing Group and two wafer manufacturing facilities. Dr. El-Mansy joined Intel in 1979 and led microprocessor technology development at Intel for 20 years. Dr. El-Mansy previously served on the board of directors of Novellus Systems, Inc., from April 2004 until the company was acquired by Lam Research in June 2012; and Zygo Corporation, an optical system designer and manufacturer, from July 2004 to June 2009. Dr. El-Mansy is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or “IEEE,” and has been awarded the 2004 IEEE Frederik Philips Award for leadership in developing state-of-the-art logic technologies and the 2013 IEEE Robert Noyce Medal for establishing a highly effective Research-Development-Manufacturing methodology that led to industry leadership in logic technology. Dr. El-Mansy holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronics and communications from Alexandria University in Egypt and a Ph.D. degree in electronics from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

Christine Heckart

Ms. Christine A. Heckart is an Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since 2011. She has served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a networking solution company, since March 2014. Immediately prior to joining Brocade, she was the Executive Vice President, Strategy, Marketing, People and Systems since May 2013 and the Chief Marketing Officer from July 2012 until May 2013 at ServiceSource International Inc., a service revenue management company. From February 2010 to May 2012, she was the Chief Marketing Officer at NetApp, Inc., a data storage and management solutions provider. Ms. Heckart served as General Manager for the TV, video and music business of Microsoft Corporation, a developer of software, services, and hardware, from 2005 to 2010; and led global marketing at Juniper Networks, Inc., a provider of network infrastructure solutions, from 2002 to 2005. She was President at TeleChoice, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in business and marketing strategies, from 1995 to 2002. Ms. Heckart holds a B.A. degree in economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Catherine Lego

Ms. Catherine P. Lego CPA is Independent Director of Lam Research Corporation since 2006. She is the founder of Lego Ventures LLC, a consulting services firm for early stage electronics companies, formed in 1992. From December 1999 to December 2009, she was the General Partner of The Photonics Fund, LLP, an early stage venture capital investment firm focused on investing in components, modules and systems companies for the fiber optics telecommunications market, which she founded. Ms. Lego was a general partner at Oak Investment Partners, a venture capital firm, from 1981 to 1992. Prior to Oak Investment Partners, she practiced as a Certified Public Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand, an accounting firm. Ms. Lego has served as a member of the board of directors and as the chair of the audit committee of SanDisk Corporation, a global developer of flash memory storage solutions, since May 2004 and as a director from 1989 to 2002. She has also served as a member of the board of directors, the nominating and governance committee and the compensation committee of Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc., a fabricator of power management devices, since August 2013. She received a B.A. degree in economics and biology from Williams College and an M.S. degree in accounting from the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business. She previously served on the board of directors of the following public companies: ETEC Corporation, a producer of electron beam lithography tools, from 1991 through 1997; Uniphase Corporation (presently JDS Uniphase Corporation), a designer and manufacturer of components and modules for the fiber optic based telecommunications industry and laser-based semiconductor defect examination and analysis equipment, from 1994 until 1999, when it merged with JDS-Fitel; Zitel Corporation, an information technology company, from 1995 to 2000; and Micro Linear Corporation, a fabless analog semiconductor company.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stephen Newberry

590,980

Martin Anstice

11,164,700

Douglas Bettinger

4,360,340

Timothy Archer

6,051,570

Richard Gottscho

4,938,560

Sarah O'Dowd

2,643,820

Abhijit Talwalkar

269,732

Rick Tsai

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Eric Brandt

274,732

Michael Cannon

267,232

Youssef El-Mansy

281,166

Christine Heckart

259,732

Catherine Lego

287,541
As Of  27 Jun 2015