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Aehr Test Systems (AEHR.OQ)

AEHR.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gayn Erickson

53 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kenneth Spink

56 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Kunio Sano

61 2001 President of Aehr Test Systems, Japan K.K.

David Fucci

68 2014 Vice President - Operations

Mark Allison

61 2013 Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Carl Buck

65 2011 Vice President - Marketing

David Hendrickson

60 2000 Vice President - Engineering

Rhea Posedel

75 2013 Chairman of the Board

William Elder

78 1989 Independent Director

Mario Rosati

71 2009 Independent Director

John Schneider

50 2014 Independent Director

Howard Slayen

70 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gayn Erickson

Mr. Gayn Erickson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, since January 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Erickson served as corporate officer, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Verigy Ltd.’s memory test business from February 2006 until October 2011. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Agilent Technologies' Semiconductor Memory Test products. He has over 28 years of executive and general management, operations, marketing, sales and R&D program management experience, dating back to the late 1980s when he began his career in semiconductor test with Hewlett-Packard's Automated Test Group. Mr. Erickson received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University.

Kenneth Spink

Mr. Kenneth Spink is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company. He has more than 30 years of accounting and finance experience in high tech, public accounting, leasing, service and construction industries. He was previously the Corporate Accounting Manager at Applied Materials and began his career with the accounting firm Deloitte. Mr. Spink received a B.S. in Business Administration from California State University, Hayward.

Kunio Sano

Mr. Kunio Sano is President of Aehr Test Systems, Japan K.K. He joined the Company as Vice President of New System Development, Aehr Test Systems Japan K.K., the Company's subsidiary in Japan, in June 1998 and was elected President, Aehr Test Systems Japan K.K. in January 2001. From 1991 to 1998, he served as Manager of the Development Engineering Department at Tokyo Electron Yamanashi Limited, a leading worldwide semiconductor equipment manufacturer. Prior to that, Mr. Sano held a development engineering position at TOKICO LTD. and test engineering and design positions at Oki Engineering Co., Ltd. Mr. Sano received a B.S.E.E. from Sagami Institute of Technology in Kanagawa, Japan.

David Fucci

Mr. David Fucci is Vice President - Operations of Aehr Test Systems. From February 2003 to May 2014, Mr. Fucci served as Vice President of Manufacturing Operations/Vice President of Quality & Compliance at DCG Systems, a leading provider of design-to-test solutions for the global semiconductor industry. DCG Systems was a division of Credence Systems Corporation, a provider of test solutions for the semiconductor industry, until 2008. Mr. Fucci was Director of Worldwide Operations/Supply Chain Management at Wireless Online, Inc. from 2000 to 2002. Prior to that, he was Senior Director of Manufacturing Operations for MicroTouch Systems. Mr. Fucci received his B.S.E.E. from the Northeastern University and an M.B.A. from Boston University.

Mark Allison

Mr. Mark D. Allison is Vice President - Worldwide Sales of the Company, since August 2013. Mr. Allison operated Mark Allison Consulting, providing strategic planning and sales/marketing services to companies in the semiconductor and IT industries. From September 2006 to October 2011, Mr. Allison served as Vice President of Marketing at Verigy Ltd., a manufacturer of semiconductor test equipment. Prior to that, Mr. Allison held various sales, marketing, general management and test engineering positions at companies including Advantest, Integrated Measurement Systems, Megatest, Micron and Texas Instruments. Mr. Allison received his B.S.E.E. from the University of Notre Dame.

Carl Buck

Mr. Carl N. Buck is Vice President - Marketing of Aehr Test Systems. He joined the Company as a Product Marketing Manager in 1983 and held various positions until he was elected Vice President of Engineering in November 1992, Vice President of Research and Development Engineering in November 1996, Vice President of Marketing in September 1997, Vice President of Contactor Business Group in May 2002, Vice President of Marketing and Contactor Business Group in October 2005, Vice President of Sales and Marketing in October 2011, and currently as Vice President of Marketing of the Company. From 1978 to 1983, Mr. Buck served as Product Marketing Manager at Intel Corporation, an integrated circuit and microprocessor company. Mr. Buck received a B.S.E.E. from Princeton University, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

David Hendrickson

Mr. David S. Hendrickson is Vice President - Engineering of Aehr Test Systems. From 1999 to 2000, Mr. Hendrickson served as Platform General Manager, and from 1995 to 1999 as Engineering Director and Software Director of Siemens Medical (formerly Acuson Corporation), a medical ultrasound products company. From 1990 to 1995, Mr. Hendrickson served as Director of Engineering and Director of Software of Teradyne Inc. (formerly Megatest Corporation), a manufacturer of semiconductor capital equipment. Mr. Hendrickson received a B.S. in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology.

Rhea Posedel

Mr. Rhea J. Posedel is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is a founder of the Company and has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors since the Company’s inception in 1977. He also served as Executive Chairman of the Company from January 2012 to March 2013. Mr. Posedel served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since the Company’s inception in 1977 until January 2012. From the Company’s inception through May 2000, Mr. Posedel also served as President of the Company. Prior to founding the Company, Mr. Posedel held various project engineering and engineering managerial positions at Lockheed Martin Corporation, Ampex Corporation, and Cohu, Inc. Mr. Posedel received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from San Jose State University and an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University.

William Elder

Dr. William W. R. Elder is an Independent Director of Aehr Test Systems. From 1981 to 1996, Dr. Elder was the Chief Executive Officer of Genus, Inc., a semiconductor equipment company, and then again from 1998 until the company was acquired by AIXTRON AG in 2005. Dr. Elder retired from AIXTRON AG in December 2007. Dr. Elder was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Maskless Lithography, Inc., a capital equipment start-up company based in San Jose, California, from 2010 until the sale of its assets to Chimeball Technology, a Taiwanese equipment company, in 2015. Dr. Elder received a B.S.I.E. and an honorary Doctorate Degree from the University of Paisley in Scotland.

Mario Rosati

Mr. Mario M. Rosati, J.D. is Independent Director of the Comapny. He is a member of the law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Professional Corporation, which he joined in 1971. Mr. Rosati is a director of Sanmina Corporation, a publicly-held electronics manufacturing services company, as well as several privately-held companies. Mr. Rosati received a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

John Schneider

Mr. John M. Schneider is Independent Director of the Company, since December 2014. He has been the owner and President of PWA Real Estate and PWA Construction, since their creation in 2008 and 2014, respectively. Mr. Schneider was the owner, President and CEO of Private Wealth Advisors and PWA Securities, a SEC-registered Registered Investment Advisor and FINRA-registered Broker/Dealer since their creation in 2003 and 2008, respectively. In July 2015, Mr. Schneider sold his ownership position in both investment companies to his existing partner. Mr. Schneider is currently the owner and President of JMS Capital Group, LLC, which is a holding company encompassing JMS Wealth Services, PWA Construction (dba JMS Development) and PWA Real Estate (dba JMS Real Estate). Mr. Schneider graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics, obtaining their "Honors in Economics" distinction. He is also a graduate of the College of Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado and is a Certified Financial Planner.

Howard Slayen

Mr. Howard T. Slayen is an Independent Director of Aehr Test Systems. He has been providing independent financial consulting services to various organizations and clients. From October 1999 to May 2001, Mr. Slayen served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Quaartz Inc., a web-hosted communications company. From 1971 to September 1999, Mr. Slayen held various positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers/Coopers & Lybrand, including his last position as a Corporate Finance Partner. Mr. Slayen currently serves as a director for several non-profit organizations. Mr. Slayen received a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Gayn Erickson

438,468

Kenneth Spink

234,860

Kunio Sano

203,404

David Fucci

230,490

Mark Allison

273,935

Carl Buck

197,292

David Hendrickson

306,756

Rhea Posedel

256,533

William Elder

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Mario Rosati

--

John Schneider

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Howard Slayen

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As Of  30 May 2017

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Gayn Erickson

58,333 23,917

Kenneth Spink

18,487 10,644

Kunio Sano

74,844 15,094

David Fucci

0 0

Mark Allison

0 0

Carl Buck

46,059 28,965

David Hendrickson

64,395 48,562

Rhea Posedel

256,075 34,650

William Elder

0 0

Mario Rosati

0 0

John Schneider

0 0

Howard Slayen

0 0