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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Hill

64 2016 Chairman of the Board

David Eichler

67 2015 Interim Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Micallef

2016 Chief Operating Officer

Mitchell Gaynor

56 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary

Willem Meintjes

2016 Senior Vice President - Finance

Sukhi Nagesh

2015 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy, Financial Planning and Analysis and Investor Relations

Zining Wu

44 2014 Chief Technology Officer

Arturo Krueger

75 2009 Lead Independent Director

Weili Dai

53 2016 Director

Peter Feld

37 2016 Director

Oleg Khaykin

51 2016 Director

Robert Switz

69 2016 Director

Juergen Gromer

71 2007 Independent Director

John Kassakian

72 2008 Independent Director

Michael Strachan

66 2016 Independent Director

Randhir Thakur

52 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Hill

Mr. Richard S. Hill is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Tessera Technologies since August 2012 and as Chairman of the Board since March 2013. Mr. Hill also served as Tessera’s Interim Chief Executive Officer from April 15, 2013 until May 29, 2013. Mr. Hill previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors of Novellus Systems Inc., until its acquisition by Lam Research Corporation in June 2012. Before joining Novellus in 1993, Mr. Hill spent 12 years with Tektronix Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of test and measurement devices such as oscilloscopes and logic analyzers, most recently as the President of the Tektronix Development Company and Tektronix Components Corporation. Before joining Tektronix, Mr. Hill worked in a variety of engineering and management positions with General Electric, Motorola and Hughes Aircraft Company. Presently, Mr. Hill is a member of the Boards of Directors of Autodesk, Inc., a multinational software corporation that makes software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries, Arrow Electronics, Inc., a global provider of products and services to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing, Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, the leading global supplier of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) slurries and a growing CMP pad supplier to the semiconductor industry, and Planar Systems, Inc., a display and digital signage technology company. Mr. Hill previously served on the Board of Directors of LSI Corporation.

David Eichler

Mr. David P. Eichler is Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Eichler has over 30 years of financial experience. Mr. Eichler was an independent CFO consultant from 2011 to 2013 and has been partner at Randstad Professionals US, LP, d/b/a Tatum since 2014.Mr. Eichler has served as CFO for a variety of semiconductor, software and electronics companies during his career including Catalyst Semiconductor, Phoenix Technologies, Intellisync, Inc., Alliance Semiconductor, and Hyundai Electronics. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Northeastern University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Andrew Micallef

Mr. Andrew J. Micallef is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He joins Marvell from Intersil Corporation where he was Senior Vice President of Operations since January 2015. Prior to Intersil, Mr. Micallef was Vice President of Operations at Audience, Inc. from 2010 to 2015, Executive Vice President of Operations at LSI Corporation from 2007 to 2010, and Executive Vice President of Global Operations at Agere Systems from 2005-2007. Mr. Micallef earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from theUniversity of Notre Damein 1987, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from theUniversity of Michiganin 1988, and an MBA from the University of Michiganin 1993.

Mitchell Gaynor

Mr. Mitchell L. Gaynor is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary of the Company. He joins Marvell from Juniper Networks, Inc. where he held a variety of senior legal roles from 2004 to 2015, most recently as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary. Previous to Juniper, he served as General Counsel at Portal Software, Inc. from 1999-2004 and as General Counsel and other senior legal roles at Sybase, Inc. from 1993-1999. Mr. Gaynor started his legal career at Brobeck, Phleger, and Harrison, LLP in 1984. Mr. Gaynor earned a J.D. degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1984. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeleywith a Bachelor of Arts degree in history in 1981.

Willem Meintjes

Mr. Willem A. Meintjes is Senior Vice President - Finance of the Company. Mr. Meintjes has more than a decade of experience establishing and leading global finance teams in companies with significant operating scale and complexity. He joins Marvell from Newport Corporation where he was Vice President and Corporate Controller. Prior to Newport Corporation, Mr. Meintjes was Vice President and Corporate Controller at International Rectifier, acquired by Infineon, from 2012 to 2013. At International Rectifier, he also served in strategic finance planning and analysis roles since 2009. He also held domestic and international positions at Deloitte and Touche LLP from 2003 to 2009. Mr. Meintjes earned a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting in 2001 and a Bachelor of Commerce Honors in Accounting in 2002 from the University of Johannesburg. He is a certified public accountant in the state of California.

Sukhi Nagesh

Mr. Sukhi Nagesh has been promoted as Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy, Financial Planning and Analysis and Investor Relations of the Company. He was Interim Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance and Investor Relations of the Company. Before joining Marvell in 2011, Sukhi served as vice president and semiconductor research analyst at Deutsche Bank in San Francisco . Over his career, Sukhi has played a variety of roles in finance, marketing, and engineering at SG Cowen, Applied Materials, and Asyst Technologies. Sukhi holds an M.B.A. from New York University , an M.S. in mechanical engineering from Colorado State University , and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Bangalore University.

Zining Wu

Dr. Zining Wu Ph.D., is Chief Technology Officer of Company. Prior to his current position, Dr. Wu was Vice President, Data Storage Technology at Marvell from August 2008 to March 2014 and Vice President for wireless communication SoCs from 2013 to 2014. Previous to this role, Dr. Wu held various engineering and managerial roles within Marvell, including Senior Director of Engineering for wireless communication SoCs. He joined Marvell in July 1999. Dr. Wu holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, and a Master of Science degree and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Arturo Krueger

Mr. Arturo Krueger is Lead Independent Director of Marvell Technology Group Ltd., since April 2009. He has served as a director since August 2005 and as our lead independent director since April 2009. Mr. Krueger has more than 40 years of experience in the international semiconductor industry and acquired a wealth of experience in complex systems architecture, semiconductor design and development, operations, and international marketing, as well as general management of a large company. From 1964 to 1966 Mr. Krueger was employed with Control Data Corporation (“CDC”) working on CDC’s 6600 Super Computer. Afterward he joined Motorola SPS starting as Systems Engineer, moving up to international Design and R&D Management, Marketing and Operations. Starting in 1996 Mr. Krueger served as the director of the sector wide “Advanced Architectural and Design Automation Lab.” Prior to his retirement in February 2001, Mr. Krueger was promoted to Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Motorola Corporation’s Semiconductor Products Sector for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Since his retirement in February 2001, Mr. Krueger has been a consultant to automobile manufacturers and to semiconductor companies serving the automotive and telecommunication markets and serves on several advisory boards. Mr. Krueger brings a deep understanding of the modern semiconductor industry, the complex world of microelectronic systems design and architectures, and the financial aspects of running a large company. Mr. Krueger also brings considerable directorial and governance experience to our board of directors, as he is currently serving on the board of QuickLogic Corporation, a semiconductor company. Mr. Krueger holds a MS in Electrical Engineering from the Institute of Technology in Switzerland and has studied Advanced Computer Science at the University of Minnesota.

Weili Dai

Ms. Weili Dai is Director of Company. She one of our co-founders, has served as President of the Company since July 2013 and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since December 2014. Widely considered a technology visionary, Ms. Dai is the only woman co-founder of a global semiconductor company. Her business acumen, strategic thinking, product leadership, endless passion and personal network have contributed greatly to Marvell’s success. Her close relationship with Marvell’s customers and the foundation of the trust shared with them have given her a strong reputation for professionalism and integrity throughout the technology industry. Prior to her appointment as President, Ms. Dai served as a Vice President of Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. (“MSI”) from 2008 to July 2013, including the position of General Manager of the Communications & Consumer Business of MSI since September 2011 and General Manager of the Communications and Computing Business Unit of MSI from March 2009 to September 2011. From 1995 to May 2007, Ms. Dai served as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors of the Company. Ms. Dai holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Peter Feld

Mr. Peter A. Feld is Director of the Company. He has been a Managing Member and the Head of Research of Starboard Value LP (an investment fund) since 2011. Prior to joining Starboard, Mr. Feld served as a Managing Director of Ramius LLC and a Portfolio Manager of Ramius Value and Opportunity Master Fund Ltd. from November 2008 to April 2011. He currently serves as a director of The Brink’s Company (a provider of security-related services) and Insperity, Inc. (a provider of human resources and business performance solutions) and during the past five years served as a director of Darden Restaurants, Inc., Tessera Technologies, Inc., Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Unwired Planet, Inc. and Sea Change International, Inc.

Oleg Khaykin

Mr. Oleg Khaykin is Director of the Company. He has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Viavi Solutions, a leading provider of network and service enablement solutions, since February 2016. Prior to joining Viavi, Mr. Khaykin was a Senior Advisor at Silver Lake Partners. From March 2008 to January 2015 he was President and CEO and a member of the board of directors of International Rectifier, a leading maker of power semiconductors, which was acquired by Infineon Technology AG. Before joining International Rectifier, Mr. Khaykin served most recently as the Chief Operating Officer of Amkor Technology, Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor assembly and test services, which he joined in 2003 as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. He previously held positions with Conexant Systems and its spinoff Mindspeed Technologies, Inc., as well as The Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Khaykin serves as a director of Newport Corporation. Mr. Khaykin was previously a member of the board of directors of Zarlink Semiconductor Inc.

Robert Switz

Mr. Robert E. Switz is Director of the Company. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Micron Technology, Inc. since 2012. He was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of ADC Telecommunications, Inc., (“ADC”), a supplier of network infrastructure products and services from August 2003 until December 2010, when Tyco Electronics Ltd. acquired ADC. Mr. Switz joined ADC in 1994 and throughout his career end of GT Advanced Technologies.

Juergen Gromer

Dr. Juergen W. K. Gromer, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Marvell Technology Group Ltd., since October 2007. Dr. Gromer is the retired President of Tyco Electronics Ltd., an electronics company, a position which he held from April 1999 until December 31, 2007. Dr. Gromer formerly held senior management positions from 1983 to 1998 at AMP Incorporated (acquired by Tyco International in April 1999) including Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services, President of the Global Automotive Division, Vice President of Central and Eastern Europe and General Manager of AMP. Dr. Gromer has over 20 years of AMP and Tyco Electronics’ experience, serving in a wide variety of regional and global assignments, which allows Dr. Gromer to provide important perspectives on issues facing a technology company. Dr. Gromer brings considerable directorial, financial, governance and global leadership experience to our board of directors, as he is currently serving on the boards of Tyco Electronics Ltd. (now called TE Connectivity Ltd.) and WABCO Holdings Inc., and previously served as a director of RWE Rhein Ruhr from 2000 to 2009. Dr. Gromer is also Chairman of the Board of the Society of Economic Development of the District Bergstrasse/Hessen, a member of the Advisory Board of Commerzbank and a director of the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany. Dr. Gromer received his undergraduate degree and Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Stuttgart, Germany.

John Kassakian

Dr. John Gabriel Kassakian is an Independent Director of Marvell Technology Group Ltd., since July 11, 2008. Dr. Kassakian has been a member of the faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”) since 1973 and has served as Director of the MIT Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems from 1991 to 2009. Dr. Kassakian is the founding President of the IEEE Power Electronics Society, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and is the recipient of the IEEE Centennial Medal, the IEEE William E. Newell Award, the IEEE Power Electronics Society’s Distinguished Service Award and the IEEE Millennium Medal. Dr. Kassakian’s expertise in the semiconductor field and academic experience related to the technology sector makes Dr. Kassakian a valuable contributor to our board of directors. Dr. Kassakian holds S.B., S.M., E.E. and Sc.D. degrees from MIT.

Michael Strachan

Mr. Michael G. Strachan is Independent Director of the Company.Before his retirement in 2008, Mr. Strachan was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP, where he had spent his entire professional career since graduating Magna Cum Laude fromNorthern Illinois Universitywith a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting in 1976. Mr. Strachan also served on the Board of Directors of LSI Corporation from 2009 until the company was sold to Avago in 2014. Mr. Strachan is an audit committee financial expert as defined by Regulation S-K under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934.

Randhir Thakur

Dr. Randhir Thakur is an Independent Director of Marvell Technology Group Ltd since June 2012. He is executive vice president and general manager of the Silicon Systems Group at Applied Materials, Inc., which comprises the entire portfolio of semiconductor manufacturing systems at Applied Materials. In this role, Dr. Thakur is responsible for strengthening Applied Materials’ leadership in its core wafer fabrication equipment markets. Since rejoining Applied Materials in May 2008, Dr. Thakur has served in various executive positions, including senior vice president and general manager of the Display and Thin Film Solar group. From 2005 to May 2008, Dr. Thakur worked at SanDisk Corporation, a supplier of innovative flash memory data storage products, where he served as executive vice president of Technology and Fab Operations and head of Worldwide Operations. Dr. Thakur served as chief technology officer and general manager at Steag Electronic Systems, and vice president of Research Development and Technology at AG Associates, and held various technical leadership positions at Micron Technology. Dr. Thakur brings a wealth of experience in the semiconductor and consumer electronics industry, while helping to grow new markets and new products. Dr. Thakur holds a BS with honors in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India, an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.