People: Exelis Inc (XLS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ralph Hake

65 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

David Melcher

59 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Peter Milligan

46 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

A. John Procopio

60 2011 Chief Human Resources Officer, Senior Vice President

Pamela Drew

52 2014 Executive Vice President, President - Information Systems

Kenneth Hunzeker

61 2011 Executive Vice President; President - Mission Systems

Christopher Young

54 2011 Executive Vice President; President - Geospatial Systems

Ann Davidson

61 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Robert Durbin

60 2013 Senior Vice President, Strategy and Government Relations

Nicholas Bobay

50 Corporate Vice President; President - Night Vision and Communications Solutions

Richard Sorelle

54 Corporate Vice President; President - Electronic Systems

Herman Bulls

58 2011 Independent Director

John Hamre

63 Independent Director

Paul Kern

68 2011 Independent Director

Patrick Moore

59 Independent Director

Mark Reuss

50 2011 Independent Director

Billie Williamson

61 2012 Independent Director

R. David Yost

66 2011 Independent Director

Katy Herr

Head - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Ralph Hake

Mr. Ralph F. Hake is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Exelis Inc. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Maytag Corporation from June of 2001 to March of 2006. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Fluor Corporation, an engineering and construction firm from 1999 to 2001. From 1987 to 1999, Mr. Hake served in various executive capacities at Whirlpool Corporation, including Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive Vice President for global operations. Mr. Hake is a 1971 business and economics graduate of the University of Cincinnati and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. Mr. Hake has been a Director of Exelis since October 2011. He was a Director of ITT Corporation from 2002 to November 2011. He has served as a Director of Owens-Corning Corporation since 2006 and was previously a Director of Maytag Corporation from June 2001 through March 2006. Mr. Hake served as non-executive Chairman of Smurfit-Stone from 2010 until its acquisition by RockTenn Company on May 28, 2011, on which date he became a Director of RockTenn Company.

David Melcher

Mr. David F. Melcher is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Exelis Inc. He serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Exelis Inc. since the Company’s Spin-Off from ITT Corporation on October 31, 2011. Previously he was President of ITT Defense & Information Solutions and served on the ITT Strategic Council from December 2008 until October 2011. Mr. Melcher joined ITT in August 2008 as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development following 32 years of distinguished service in the U.S. Army. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the White House Fellows Foundation and Association and on the National Defense Industrial Association’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Melcher holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and two masters’ degrees, including one in business administration from Harvard University and another in public administration from Shippensburg University.

Peter Milligan

Mr. Peter J. Milligan is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Exelis Inc. He served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ITT Defense and Information Solutions (2010); Vice President and Controller, ITT Electronics Systems (2008); Vice President of Investor Relations, ITT Corporation (2006); Vice President of Finance, AT&T (2005).

A. John Procopio

Dr. A. John Procopio is Chief Human Resources Officer, Senior Vice President of Exelis Inc. He is Vice President and Director of Human Resources, ITT Defense and Information Solutions (2010); Vice President and Director of Human Resources, ITT Defense Electronics & Services (2003).

Pamela Drew

Ms. Pamela A. Drew is Executive Vice President, President - Information Systems of Exelis Inc. As president of Information Systems, she is also responsible for the strategic direction and “Since joining Exelis in January of 2013, Pam has been a tremendous addition to the Exelis senior leadership team,” said David F. Melcher, chief executive officer and president of Exelis Inc. “This promotion is well-deserved and I’m looking forward to seeing her contributions to the business in her new role as executive vice president .” execution of Critical Networks – one of four Exelis Strategic Growth Platforms. Before joining Exelis, Drew served as the senior vice president of Strategic Capabilities and Technology at TASC, Inc., leading a team that provided systems engineering and integration, cybersecurity, financial and business analytics, and test and evaluation solutions to address intelligence, defense and federal-civilian customer needs. In an earlier role at TASC, Drew led the Enterprise Systems business unit that served defense and federal civil agencies including the Federal Aviation Administration. Previously, she was sector vice president of business development for Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector, leading strategy and business capture of significant Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems for defense, intelligence and homeland security customers worldwide. Drew also served as vice president and general manager for Boeing’s Integrated Defense and Security Solutions organization, where she led strategy and business generation in the homeland and global security, civil, and commercial markets. Drew received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she also completed her doctorate and master’s degree in computer science.

Kenneth Hunzeker

Lieutenant General Kenneth W. Hunzeker is Executive Vice President and President - Mission Systems of Exelis Inc. He is President and General Manager, Mission Systems, ITT Defense and Information Solutions (2011); Vice President, Government Relations, ITT Defense and Information Solutions (2010); Deputy Commander, United States Forces — Iraq, U.S. Army (2009), Commander, V Corps, Heidelberg, Germany (2007).

Christopher Young

Mr. Christopher D. Young is Executive Vice President and President - Geospatial Systems of Exelis Inc. He is President and General Manager, Geospatial Systems, ITT Defense and Information Solutions (2010); President and General Manager, ITT Space Systems Division, ITT Defense Electronics & Services (2006).

Ann Davidson

Ms. Ann D. Davidson is Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Exelis Inc. She has been Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, ITT (2009); Vice President and General Counsel, ITT Defense Electronics & Services (2007); Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Thales North America (2005).

Robert Durbin

Mr. Robert E. Durbin is Senior Vice President, Strategy and Government Relations of EXELIS INC., He was also Vice President of Strategy and Customer Relations, Exelis Inc. (2011), Lieutenant General, Director Army Office of Business Transformation and Special Assistant to the Army Chief of Staff for Enterprise Management (2008).

Nicholas Bobay

Mr. Nicholas E. Bobay is Corporate Vice President & President - Night Vision and Communications Solutions of Exelis Inc. He was Vice President and General Manager, Geospatial Systems, Night Vision & Imaging, Exelis Inc. (2011-2012); Vice President and Business Program Director SAP, ITT Defense and Information Solutions (2010-2011); Vice President, International Products and Services, ITT Defense and Information Solutions (2008-2010).

Richard Sorelle

Mr. Richard D. Sorelle is Corporate Vice President & President - Electronic Systems of Exelis Inc. He was Vice President and General Manager of Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems, Exelis Inc. (2009-2012); Director, Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems, ITT Defense Electronics & Services (2008).

Herman Bulls

Mr. Herman E. Bulls is the Independent Director of Exelis Inc. He is is the founder and CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Public Institutions specialty, a practice focused on delivering integrated real estate solutions to government entities, nonprofit organizations, transportation facilities, and higher education institutions. He also serves as an International Director of Global Markets at Jones Lang LaSalle. Mr. Bulls serves as Chief Executive Officer of Bulls Advisory Group, a real estate consulting and advisory firm. He also co-founded and served as President and CEO of Bulls Capital Partners, a commercial mortgage banking firm. Before joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Mr. Bulls completed almost 12 years of active duty service with the United States Army working in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management at the Pentagon and as an Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance at West Point. He retired as a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves in 2008. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Council, an organization of senior African American business executives from Fortune 500 companies, and former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Executive Leadership Foundation. Mr. Bulls currently serves on the Board of Directors of Rasmussen College, a post-secondary for profit educational services organization. He Vice Chairman, West Point Associate of Graduates Board of Directors, and is a member of Leadership Washington, and the Real Estate Executive Council (REEC). Mr. Bulls is a founding member and served as the inaugural President of the African American Real Estate Professionals (AAREP) of Washington, D.C. He is also a member of the Real Estate Advisory Committee for the New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS), one of the pension funds in the nation. Mr. Bulls received a bachelor of science degree in engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a master’s of business administration degree in finance from Harvard Business School.

John Hamre

Dr. John J. Hamre, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Exelis Inc. He was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of CSIS, a public policy research institution dedicated to strategic, bipartisan global analysis and policy impact, in April of 2000. Prior to joining CSIS, he served as U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense from 1997 to 2000 and Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) from 1993 to 1997. Dr. Hamre is a Director of MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization chartered to work in the public interest, with experience in systems engineering, information technology, operational concepts, and enterprise modernization. He also served on the board of ITT Corporation for over 11 years and now serves on the board of Xylem. He received a B.A. degree, with highest distinction, from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was a Rockefeller Fellow at Harvard Divinity School and was awarded a Ph.D., with distinction, from the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, in 1978. Dr. Hamre has been a Director of Exelis since October 2011. He served as a Director of ITT from 2000 to 2011. He has served as a Director of SAIC, Inc. since 2005. Dr. Hamre was previously a Director of Choicepoint, Inc. from May 2002 through September 2008 and Oshkosh Corporation from 2009 through January 2012. He has served as a Director of Xylem since October 2011.

Paul Kern

General Paul J. Kern, U.S. Army (Ret.) is Independent Director of Exelis Inc. He has served as a Senior Counselor to the Cohen Group since January 2005. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of AM General LLC, a in the design, engineering, production, and technical and parts support of military and special purpose vehicles from August 2008 to January 2010. In November 2004, General Kern retired from the United States Army as Commanding General, Army Materiel Command (AMC). General Kern graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He holds masters degrees in both Civil and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and he was a Senior Security Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University. General Kern has been a Director of Exelis since October 2011. He has been a Director of ITT a diversified manufacturer of engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for growing industrial end-markets since August 2008. From 2005 to 2007, he was a Director of EDO Corporation, a provider of information technology solutions and systems engineering, which was acquired by ITT in December 2007. He was a director of Anteon Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of products for the aerospace, defense, intelligence and commercial markets, from 2005 until 2006 when it was sold to General Dynamics. General Kern has served as a Director of iRobot Corporation, a designer and builder of robots, since 2006.

Patrick Moore

Mr. Patrick J. Moore is Independent Director of Exelis Inc. He is currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of PJM Advisors, LLC, an investment and advisory firm. Until May of 2011, Mr. Moore served as Chief Executive Officer and previously as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation. Mr. Moore serves on the Board of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), one of the agricultural processors in the world, and the North American Review Board of American Air Liquide. He also serves as a Director on the Boards of the Metropolitan YMCA of St. Louis, Boys Hope/Girls Hope, St. Louis Zoological Society and the Big Shoulders Fund. Mr. Moore holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from DePaul University and currently serves on the university’s board of trustees. Mr. Moore has served as an Exelis Inc. Director since early November 2011. He also has served as a Director of Archer Daniels Midland Company since November 2003 and as a Director of Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. since February 2012. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation from May 2003 to June 2010 and as its Chief Executive Officer from June 2010 to May 2011 when it was acquired by RockTenn Corporation.

Mark Reuss

Mr. Mark L. Reuss is Independent Director of Exelis Inc. He was appointed GM Vice President and President of GM North America on December 4, 2009. Before this, he briefly served as Vice President of Engineering, responsible for all engineering for GM worldwide. Mr. Reuss managed GM’s operations in Australia and New Zealand as Chairman and Managing Director of GM Holden Ltd. from February 2008 until July 2009. He also served on the GM Asia Pacific Strategy Board and was President of Australia’s Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries, negotiations for long-term government support and a 10-year policy plan to restructure the Australian auto industry. Mr. Reuss previously held numerous engineering and management positions across GM brands. He serves on the Board of Horizon Upward Bound, the Cranbrook Schools Board of Trustees, Vanderbilt University School of Engineering Board of Visitors and the Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics Board of Directors at Duke University. Mr. Reuss received a bachelor of engineering degree in mechanical engineering from Vanderbilt University and a master of business administration from Duke University. Mr. Reuss has served as an Exelis Inc. Director since early November 2011. He has been a member of the GM North America Disclosure and Audit Committee since December 2009.

Billie Williamson

Ms. Billie Ida Williamson is Independent Director of Exelis Inc. She served as Ernst & Young’s Americas Inclusiveness Officer and Senior Assurance Partner and retired at the end of 2011. She began her career at Ernst & Young in 1974 and spent the first 19 years in the audit practice, becoming one of only five female partners in 1984. She then left to become CFO of AMX Corp. in Dallas and subsequently Senior Vice President, Finance of Marriott International, Inc. in Washington, D. C. She rejoined Ernst & Young in 1998 where she became a senior client-serving partner and served some of the firm’s global accounts in aerospace, technology and other industries. She served as a member of Ernst & Young’s Americas Executive Board which functions as the Board of Directors for E&Y, dealing with strategic and operational matters. She also served on the U.S. Executive Board, responsible for partnership matters for the firm. Ms. Williamson graduated from Southern Methodist University and was granted her CPA Certificate in the State of Texas in 1976 and in the State of Maryland in 2003. She serves on the Executive Board of the Dallas Symphony Association on the Board of Trustees for the Dallas Symphony Foundation, and is a member of the Hockaday School Audit Committee and the Audit and Finance Committee of the Communities Foundation of Texas.

R. David Yost

Mr. R. David Yost is the Independent Director of Exelis Inc. He served as Director and Chief Executive Officer of AmerisourceBergen, a comprehensive pharmaceutical services provider, from August 2001 until July 1, 2011. Previously, he served as President of AmerisourceBergen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AmeriSource Health Corporation, and President and Chief Executive Officer of AmeriSource Health. Mr. Yost has been a member of the Board at Penn Medicine, overseeing the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and hospital, since 2006. He also serves on the U.S. Air Force Academy Endowment Board. Mr. Yost is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and holds a master of business administration from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Mr. Yost has served as an Exelis Inc. Director since early November 2011. Mr. Yost was a Director and Chief Executive Officer of AmerisourceBergen from August 2001 to July 2011. Since 2009, he has served on the board of Tyco International Ltd., a provider of electronic security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, and valves and controls. In January 2012, Mr. Yost joined the Board of Directors at Marsh & McLennan Companies, a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital.

Katy Herr

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