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Advanced Energy Industries Inc (AEIS.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Grant Beard

56 2016 Chairman of the Board

Thomas Liguori

59 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Thomas McGimpsey

55 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Yuval Wasserman

62 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Frederick Ball

54 2008 Independent Director

Ronald Foster

66 2014 Independent Director

Edward Grady

69 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Rohrs

66 2006 Independent Director

John Roush

52 2016 Independent Director

Annie Leschin

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Biographies

Name Description

Grant Beard

Mr. Grant H. Beard has been appointed Chairman of the Board of the Company., May 5, 2016. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wynnchurch Industries, LLC a diversified holding company investing in engineered product businesses since January 2016. Mr. Beard also serves as a Senior Advisor to Wynnchurch Capital Ltd. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Mr. Beard served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wolverine Advanced Materials LLC, a Wynnchurch company, from July 2012 until October 2015. From October 2010 to June 2012, Mr. Beard served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Constar International Inc. where he led the financial and operational restructuring of its global packaging business that was later sold to Plastipak Corporation. From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Beard also served as a Senior Executive Advisor to Blue Point Capital Group of Funds. Mr. Beard also has experience at two private equity/merchant banking groups, Anderson Group and Oxford Investment Group, where he was actively involved in corporate development, strategy and operations management.

Thomas Liguori

Mr. Thomas Liguori is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He joined us in May 2015 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Advanced Energy, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc. since 2008. Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc. is one of the world’s largest producers of flexible printed circuits and flexible circuit assemblies. Prior to Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc., Mr. Liguori served as Chief Financial Officer at Hypercom, Inc. from November 2005 to February 2008, where he designed and built the global finance and administration functions. From February 2005 to November 2005, Mr. Liguori served as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Iomega Corporation, a publicly traded provider of storage and network security solutions, and from April 2000 to February 2005, as Chief Financial Officer at Channell Commercial Corporation, a publicly traded designer and manufacturer of telecommunications equipment. Prior to that time, Mr. Liguori served as Chief Financial Officer of Dole Europe for Dole Food Company, serving as the top-ranking financial and IT executive in Dole’s operations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and as Vice President of Finance at Teledyne Technologies International Corp. Mr. Liguori began his career with Honeywell Ltd. and served as a management consultant with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Liguori holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Boston University and completed a M.B.A. in Finance, from Arizona State University. He is a Certified Management Accountant and a Certified Financial Manager. Mr. Liguori is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow.

Thomas McGimpsey

Mr. Thomas O. McGimpsey is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the company. He joined us in April 2009 as Vice President and General Counsel and was promoted to Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and General Counsel in August 2011, and held the corporate development position until mid-2015. Mr. McGimpsey also managed Advanced Energy’s IT Department from 2010 to 2013. From February 2008 to April 2009, Mr. McGimpsey held the position of Vice President of Operations at First Data Corporation. During 2007, Mr. McGimpsey was a consultant and legal advisor to various companies. From July 2000 to January 2007, Mr. McGimpsey held various positions with McDATA Corporation such as Executive Vice President of Business Development & Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President & General Counsel and Vice President of Corporate Development. From February 1998 until its sale in June 2000, Mr. McGimpsey held the position of Director and Senior Corporate Attorney at US WEST, Inc. From 1991 to 1998, Mr. McGimpsey was in private practice at national law firms. From 1984 to 1988, Mr. McGimpsey was a Senior Engineer for Software Technology, Inc. In August 2014 Mr. McGimpsey was appointed to the board of directors of CPP, Inc., an international engineering services company. In July 2015, Mr. McGimpsey was appointed as a Commissioner to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education. Mr. McGimpsey is a NACD Governance Fellow. Mr. McGimpsey received his Executive M.B.A. from Colorado State University, his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado and his B.S. degree in Computer Science (with a minor in electrical systems) from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Yuval Wasserman

Mr. Yuval Wasserman is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. He has served as President & Chief Executive Officer and a director since October 2014. Mr. Wasserman joined us in August 2007 as Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Service. In October 2007, he was promoted to Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Service. In April 2009, he was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and then in August 2011 he was promoted to President of the Thin Films Business Unit. Beginning in May 2002, Mr. Wasserman served as the President, and later as Chief Executive Officer, of Tevet Process Control Technologies, Inc., a semiconductor metrology company, until July 2007. Prior to that, he held senior executive and general management positions at Boxer Cross (a metrology company acquired by Applied Materials, Inc.), Fusion Systems (a plasma strip company that is a division of Axcelis Technologies, Inc.), and AG Associates (a semiconductor capital equipment company focused on rapid thermal processing). Mr. Wasserman started his career at National Semiconductor, Inc., where he held various process engineering and management positions. Mr. Wasserman joined the board of Syncroness, Inc., an outsourced engineering and product development company, in 2010. Mr. Wasserman is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Governance Fellow.

Frederick Ball

Mr. Frederick A. Ball is Independent Director of Advanced Energy Industries Inc. He has been a director of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. since 2003 and is currently the chair of its compensation committee and a member of its audit committee. In December 2016, Mr. Ball joined the board of Engagio Inc. a leading provider of account based marketing and sales solutions. Mr. Ball previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Marketo Inc., a leading provider of a cloud-based marketing platform, from February 2016 through August 2016. Prior to that he was Marketo’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from May 2011 to February 2016. Prior to joining Marketo, Mr. Ball was the Chief Financial Officer for a number of private and public technology companies including Webroot Software, BigBand Networks, Inc., and Borland Software Corporation. Mr. Ball also served as Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions for KLA-Tencor Corporation, a manufacturer of semiconductor equipment, and prior to that as its Vice President of Finance. Mr. Ball was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC for over 10 years.

Ronald Foster

Mr. Ronald C. Foster is Independent Director of Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. He is currently on the board of Everspin Technologies Inc., a publicly traded provider of MRAM solutions and he serves on the audit committee. Mr. Foster previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance of Micron Technology, Inc. (“Micron”) from April 2008 to March 2015. Mr. Foster was appointed to that position in 2008 after serving as a member of Micron’s Board of Directors from June 2004 to April 2005. Before joining Micron, Mr. Foster was the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of FormFactor, Inc., a semiconductor wafer test equipment company. Prior to joining FormFactor, Inc., Mr. Foster served as the Chief Financial Officer for JDS Uniphase, Inc. and Novell, Inc., and also served in various financial and operational roles at Applied Materials, Inc., Egghead Software, and Hewlett Packard Company. He previously served as a board member of Inotera Memories Inc., LUXIM Corporation, and Aptina Company.

Edward Grady

Mr. Edward C. Grady is Independent Director of Advanced Energy Industries Inc. He is currently on the board of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (“ESI”), a publicly traded supplier of laser based micro fabrication systems for consumer products, semiconductor and industrial applications, having joined the board in 2008. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ESI from February 2014 to September 2016. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Reel Solar Inc., an early stage start-up company focused on low cost PV Solar panel production technology and process, from 2010 until February 2014. Mr. Grady retired in October 2007 from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of Brooks Automation, Inc. (“Brooks Automation”), a publicly held provider of automation solutions to the global semiconductor and other complex manufacturing industries, including clean tech and data storage. Prior to joining Brooks Automation in February 2003, he ran multiple divisions at KLA-Tencor Corporation, a publicly held process control company, and served as Chief Executive Officer of Hoya Micro Mask Inc., a supplier of photo masks and services to the semiconductor industry. Mr. Grady began his career as an engineer for Monsanto Electronic Materials Company (“MEMC”) and, during his 14 years with the company, rose to the position of Vice President of Worldwide Sales for the EPI division of MEMC. Mr. Grady also served on the board of directors of Brooks Automation from 2003 to 2008, Evergreen Solar, Inc. from 2005 to 2011, and Verigy Ltd. from 2007 to 2011, and Cimetrix from 2010 to 2014.

Thomas Rohrs

Mr. Thomas M. Rohrs is Independent Director of Advanced Energy Industries Inc. He has served as Executive Chairman and director of Ichor Systems, Inc. since February 2012 and became its Chief Executive Officer in September 2014. Previously, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Skyline Solar, Inc. a solar equipment manufacturer, from June 2010 to September 2012. Mr. Rohrs had been an advisor and consultant to a number of companies, both public and private, including renewable energy companies from February 2009 to June 2010. From April 2006 to February 2009, Mr. Rohrs served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of Electroglas, Inc., a then public supplier of wafer probers and software solutions for the semiconductor industry. In July 2009, Electroglas filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, citing the dramatic decline in semiconductor manufacturing equipment resulting from the global economic recession. In August 2009, Mr. Rohrs began serving as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Electroglas, which subsequently sold substantially all of its assets. From December 2004 to March 2010, Mr. Rohrs served as a director of Electroglas. From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Rohrs was with Applied Materials, Inc. (“Applied”), a semiconductor equipment company, most recently as Senior Vice President of Global Operations, and served as a member of Applied’s executive committee. Mr. Rohrs serves on the board of directors of Intevac, Inc., a publicly held leading supplier of magnetic media processing systems. Mr. Rohrs served on the board of directors of Vignani Technologies Pvt. Ltd., an engineering services company, from 2005 to February 2014, and Magma Design Automation, Inc., a publicly held electronic design automation software and design services company, from July 2003 to March 2012. Mr. Rohrs served on the board of Seque Manufacturing Services, a private manufacturing services company, from 2008 to 2015.

John Roush

Mr. John A. Roush is Independent Director of the Company. He serves as a director of Lemaitre Vascular, Inc., a publicly traded global provider of medical devices and implants for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease, and as a member of its Audit Committee. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and Board member of Novanta Inc., (formerly, GSI Group Inc.) a leading global supplier of precision photonic components and subsystems to original equipment manufacturers in the medical and advanced industrial markets, from December 2010 to September 2016. Mr. Roush joined Novanta after a twelve year career with PerkinElmer, Inc., a provider of technology and services to the diagnostics, research, environmental, safety and security, industrial and laboratory services markets, where he was a corporate officer and served in several leadership positions, most recently leading the company’s $1.2 billion Environmental Health segment. Prior to joining PerkinElmer, Mr. Roush held management positions with Outboard Marine Corporation, AlliedSignal, Inc., now Honeywell International, McKinsey & Company Inc. and General Electric Company.

Annie Leschin

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Grant Beard

376,400

Thomas Liguori

1,715,950

Thomas McGimpsey

1,387,570

Yuval Wasserman

4,105,600

Frederick Ball

352,400

Ronald Foster

339,400

Edward Grady

341,400

Thomas Rohrs

339,400

John Roush

388,625

Annie Leschin

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As Of  30 Dec 2016

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