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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Werner

54 2011 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Charles Boynton

46 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Howard Wenger

54 2011 President - Regions

Marty Neese

51 2008 Chief Operating Officer

Lisa Bodensteiner

2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Douglas Richards

55 2011 Executive Vice President - Administration

Eric Branderiz

49 2012 Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

Patrick Wood

51 2012 Lead Independent Director

Arnaud Chaperon

58 2011 Director

Bernard Clement

55 2011 Director

Humbert De Wendel

57 2011 Director

Denis Giorno

63 2011 Director

Jean-Marc Otero del Val

47 2013 Director

Catherine Lesjak

55 2013 Independent Director

Thomas McDaniel

65 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Werner

Mr. Thomas H. Werner is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of SunPower Corporation. Mr. Thomas H. Werner has served as the company President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2010, as a member of the company Board since June 2003, and Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 2011. From June 2003 to April 2010, Mr. Werner served as the company Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining SunPower, from 2001 to 2003, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Silicon Light Machines, Inc., an optical solutions subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Werner was Vice President and General Manager of the Business Connectivity Group of 3Com Corp., a network solutions company. He has also held a number of executive management positions at Oak Industries, Inc. and General Electric Co. Mr. Werner currently serves as a board member of Cree, Inc., Silver Spring Networks, and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. Mr. Werner is on the Board of Trustees of Marquette University. Mr. Werner holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin Madison, a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Marquette University and a master’s degree in business administration from George Washington University.

Charles Boynton

Mr. Charles D. Boynton is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of SunPower Corporation. In March 2012, Mr. Boynton also served as the company Acting Financial Officer. From June 2010 to March 2012, he served as the company Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development, where he drove strategic investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, field finance and finance, planning and analysis. Prior to joining SunPower in June 2010, Mr. Boynton was the Chief Financial Officer for ServiceSource, LLC from April 2008 to June 2010. From March 2004 to April 2008 he served as the Chief Financial Officer at Intelliden. Earlier in his career, Mr. Boynton held key financial positions at Commerce One, Inc., Kraft Foods, Inc. and Grant Thornton, LLP. He is a member of the board of trustees of the San Jose Technology Museum of Innovation. Mr. Boynton was a certified public accountant, State of Illinois, and a Member FEI, Silicon Valley Chapter.

Howard Wenger

Mr. Howard J. Wenger serves as President - Regions of SunPower Corporation., since November 3, 2011. From January 2010 to October 2011, Mr. Wenger served as President, Utilities and Power Plants. From August 2008 to January 2010, Mr. Wenger served as President, Global Business Units, and led all of the company business units since January 2007 as an executive officer of the Company. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Wenger served as Executive Vice President and a member of the board of directors of PowerLight Corporation, a solar system integration company that the company acquired in January 2007 and subsequently renamed SunPower Corporation, Systems with Mr. Wenger serving as President. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Wenger was Vice President, North American Business of AstroPower Inc., a solar power manufacturer and system provider acquired by General Electric, and from 1998 to 2000 he was the Director, Grid-Connected Business. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Wenger co-founded and managed Pacific Energy Group, a solar power consulting firm and, from 1989 to 1993, Mr. Wenger worked for the Pacific Gas & Electric Company, a utility company in northern California, in both research and strategic planning of solar and distributed generation assets.

Marty Neese

Mr. Marty T. Neese is Chief Operating Officer of SunPower Corporation., since June 23, 2008. From October 2007 to June 2008, Mr. Neese served as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations of Flextronics International Ltd., a manufacturing services company. From September 2004 to October 2007, Mr. Neese served in a variety of senior management positions at Solectron Corporation, a manufacturing services company, most recently as its Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations.

Lisa Bodensteiner

Ms. Lisa Bodensteiner is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of SunPower Corp., since June 2012. From April 2009 to June 2012, Ms. Bodensteiner served in roles with increasing responsibility, and most recently as General Counsel, Project Development at First Solar Inc. From October 2007 to April 2009, Ms. Bodensteiner served as Vice President and General Counsel at OptiSolar Inc., a privately held, vertically integrated solar energy producer, manufacturer of proprietary thin-film photovoltaic solar panels and developer of utility-scale solar farms. Prior to OptiSolar, Ms. Bodensteiner had more than a decade of experience at Calpine Corporation, serving in various legal roles including as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer. From 1989 to 1996, Ms. Bodensteiner practiced as a transactional attorney at law firms.

Douglas Richards

Mr. Douglas J. Richards is Executive Vice President - Administration of SunPower Corporation. From April 2010 to October 2011, Mr. Richards served as the company Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services. From September 2007 to March 2010, Mr. Richards served as the company Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Richards was Vice President of Human Resources and Administration for SelectBuild, a construction services company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of BMHC, and from 2000 to 2006, Mr. Richards was Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administration for BlueArc, a provider of high performance unified network storage systems to enterprise markets. Prior to BlueArc, Mr. Richards spent 10 years at Compaq Computer Corporation and 5 years at Apple Computer, Inc. in various management positions.

Eric Branderiz

Mr. Eric Branderiz is Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, Principal Accounting Officer of SunPower Corporation. He was Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer between September 2011 to July 2012, responsible for all financial accounting, customer global shared services, regional controllership, regional planning and global business finance manufacturing operations. Since first quarter 2013, Mr. Branderiz also leads the global operations and finance organization for the residential and light commercial business, responsible for global order management and fulfillment as well as product offering design and optimization. From June 2010 to August 2011, Mr. Branderiz served as the company Vice President and Corporate Controller. Mr. Branderiz was the Vice President, Corporate Controller, Treasurer, and Head of Subsidy Business Operations for the Knowledge Learning Corporation (KLC) from May 2009 to May 2010. Prior to KLC, he served in various positions at Spansion, Inc. from June 2003 to April 2009, including as the Corporate Vice President, Corporate Finance & Corporate Controller. Before Spansion’s initial public offering, Mr. Branderiz served in several concurrent capacities as Corporate Controller, Head of Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, Head of Regional Sales & Marketing Finance, and Internal Controls. Prior to Spansion, Mr. Branderiz held various positions at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., including American Controller, Ernst & Young, LLP, and the Provincial Branch of Consumer & Corporate Affairs and Treasury Departments in Canada. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Patrick Wood

Mr. Patrick Wood, III, is Lead Independent Director of SunPower Corporation. Mr. Pat Wood III has served as a Principal of Wood3 Resources, an energy infrastructure developer, since July 2005. He is active in the development of electric power and natural gas infrastructure assets in North America. From 2001 to 2005 Mr. Wood served as the Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. From 1995 to 2001, he chaired the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Mr. Wood has also been an attorney with Baker & Botts, a global law firm, and an associate project engineer with Arco Indonesia, an oil and gas company, in Jakarta. He currently serves as Chairman of Dynegy, Inc., and is a director of Quanta Services, Inc. and of Xtreme Power. He is a strategic advisor to Natural Gas Partners, an energy private equity fund, and to Hunt Transmission Services/InfraREIT Capital Partners. Mr. Wood is a past director of the American Council on Renewable Energy and is a member of the National Petroleum Council.

Arnaud Chaperon

Mr. Arnaud Chaperon serves as Director of SunPower Corporation., since July 1, 2011. Mr. Arnaud Chaperon currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Prospective Analysis, Institutional Relations and Communications for the New Energies division of Total S.A. Before taking this position with the New Energies division in 2007, Mr. Chaperon was the Managing Director for five years of Total E&P Qatar and country representative of the Total group, which has oil, gas, and petrochemical assets and operations in the State of Qatar. Previous to that, he held other positions within the Total group, where he has been employed since 1980. Mr. Chaperon holds a master’s degree in engineering from École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées.

Bernard Clement

Mr. Bernard Clement serves as Director of SunPower Corporation., since July 1, 2011. Mr. Bernard Clement has served as the Senior Vice President, Business & Operations, of the New Energies division of Total S.A. since July 1, 2012. Prior to this appointment, he was Senior Vice President of Gas Assets, Technology, and Research & Development for the Gas & Power division of Total S.A. since January 1, 2010. From 2003 through 2009, Mr. Clement served as Vice President of the Exploration & Production division of Total S.A. relative to its interests in the Middle East. Previous to that, he held other positions within the Total group, where he has been employed since 1983. Mr. Clement has engineering degrees from Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs, where he focused on geophysics, and from École Polytechnique.

Humbert De Wendel

Mr. Humbert De Wendel serves as Director of SunPower Corporation., since July 1, 2011. Mr. Humbert de Wendel has served as the Total Group Treasurer since the beginning of 2012. Previously, Mr. de Wendel served as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Business Development for Total from 2006 to 2011. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. de Wendel served as a Vice President for Total overseeing finance operations of its exploration and production subsidiaries. Previous to that, he held other positions within the Total group, where he has been employed since 1982. Mr. de Wendel holds a degree in law and economics from the Institut d’études Politiques de Paris, and a degree in business administration from École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales.

Denis Giorno

Mr. Denis Giorno serves as Director of SunPower Corporation., since July 1, 2011. Mr. Denis Giorno has served as President and General Manager of Total New Energies USA since November 2011. From October 2007 until October 2011, he served as the Vice President of New Ventures for the Gas & Power division of Total S.A. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Giorno was Vice President, Business Development, of the Gas & Power division relative to Total’s interests in Asia, South America, and Africa. Previous to that, he held other positions within the Total group, where he has been employed since 1975. Mr. Giorno received a degree in civil engineering from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, a Master of Science degree in managerial science and engineering from Stanford University and a degree in Petroleum Engineering from École Nationale du Pétrole et des Moteurs. Mr. Giorno also completed the Stanford Graduate School of Business’ Executive Education program.

Jean-Marc Otero del Val

Mr. Jean-Marc Otero del Val has been appointed as Director of SunPower Corporation., effective April 30, 2013. Mr. Jean-Marc Otero del Val has served as Vice President Strategy & Business Development in the New Energies Division of Total S.A. since July 2012 where he is also the Deputy Senior Vice President of Business Operation. He served as the Vice President, Electricity, for the Gas & Power Division of Total S.A. from September 2011 to June 2012. Mr. Otero del Val previously served as General Manager of the Grandpuits Refinery for Total France S.A. from 2007 to August 2011. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Otero del Val served as the Managing Director for Total Coal South Africa (Pty) Ltd., a subsidiary of Total S.A. that focuses on the mining of export quality coal in South Africa. Previous to that, he held other positions within the Total S.A. group, where he has been employed since 1998. Mr. Otero del Val received a degree in chemical engineering from École Polytechnique, a Bachelor of Arts in finance from Strasbourg University, and a Master of Arts in finance from Paris-Dauphine University.

Catherine Lesjak

Ms. Catherine A. Lesjak is an Independent Director of SunPower Corp. Ms. Catherine A. Lesjak has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hewlett-Packard Company (“HP”) since January 1, 2007. Ms. Lesjak served as interim Chief Executive Officer of HP from August 2010 through October 2010. As a 27-year veteran at HP, Ms. Lesjak has held a broad range of financial leadership roles across HP. Before being named as CFO, Ms. Lesjak served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer, responsible for managing HP’s worldwide cash, debt, foreign exchange, capital structure, risk management and benefits plan administration. Earlier in her career at HP, she managed financial operations for Enterprise Marketing and Solutions and the Software Global Business Unit. Before that, she was group controller for HP’s Software Solutions Organization and managed HP’s global channel credit risk as controller and credit manager for the Commercial Customer Organization. Ms. Lesjak has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Stanford University and a master of business degree in finance from the University of California, Berkeley.

Thomas McDaniel

Mr. Thomas R. McDaniel is an Independent Director of SunPower Corporation. Mr. Thomas R. McDaniel was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Edison International, a generator and distributor of electric power and investor in infrastructure and energy assets, before retiring in July 2008 after 37 years of service. Prior to January 2005, Mr. McDaniel was Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Edison Mission Energy, a power generation business specializing in the development, acquisition, construction, management and operation of power production facilities. Mr. McDaniel was also Chief Executive Officer and a director of Edison Capital, a provider of capital and financial services supporting the growth of energy and infrastructure projects, products and services, both domestically and internationally. He is Chairman of the Board of Tendril, a smart grid software as a service company. Mr. McDaniel is a director of SemGroup, L.P., a midstream energy service company. He is also on the advisory board of Cypress Envirosystems, a subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, which develops and markets energy efficiency products. Mr. McDaniel also serves on the Advisory Board of Coda Automotive, which is a manufacturer and distributor of all-electric cars and transportation battery systems, and On Ramp Wireless, a communications company serving electrical, gas and water utilities. Mr. McDaniel currently serves on the board of directors of the Senior Care Action Network (SCAN). Through the McDaniel Family Foundation, he is also actively involved in a variety of charitable activities such as the Boys and Girls Club of Huntington Beach, the Adult Day Care Center and the Free Wheelchair Mission.
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