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Atrion Corp (ATRI.OQ)

ATRI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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11 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Emile Battat

79 2011 Chairman of the Board

David Battat

47 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer

Jeffery Strickland

58 1990 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

Roger Stebbing

76 2007 Lead Independent Director

Preston Athey

68 2017 Independent Director

Hugh Morgan

88 1988 Independent Director

Ronald Spaulding

53 2006 Independent Director

John Stupp

67 1985 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Emile Battat

Mr. Emile A. Battat is Chairman of the Board of Atrion Corporation. He has been a director since 1987 and has served as Chairman of the Board of the Company since January 1998 and as Chairman of Halkey-Roberts Corporation, or Halkey-Roberts, one of our subsidiaries, since October 1998. He served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from October 1998 until May 2011, as President of the Company from October 1998 until May 2007 and as Chairman or President of each of the Company’s subsidiaries, other than Halkey-Roberts, from October 1998 until May 2011. Mr. Battat holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University. He is an associate member of Sigma Xi, a scientific honor society. Mr. Battat’s many years of executive-level experience at other companies, his education and training and his in-depth knowledge of the Company’s operations and finances gained through his 29 years as a director and 13 years as our Chief Executive Officer enable him to provide our Board of Directors with strong and capable leadership.

David Battat

Mr. David A. Battat is President, Chief Executive Officer of Atrion Corporation. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Chairman of the Board of all subsidiaries with the exception of Halkey-Roberts, Atrion Leasing Company, LLC and AlaTenn Pipeline Company, LLC, since May 2011. He has been President of Halkey-Roberts since January 2006. He also serves as President of Atrion Leasing Company, LLC and AlaTenn Pipeline Company, LLC. He served as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer from May 2007 until May 2011 and from February 2005 until December 2005 he served as Vice President - Business Development and General Counsel at Halkey-Roberts.

Jeffery Strickland

Mr. Jeffery Andrew Strickland is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer of Atrion Corporation. He has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of the Company since February 1, 1997 and has served as a Vice President, Secretary or Treasurer of all the Company’s subsidiaries since January 1997. Mr. Strickland was employed by the Company or our subsidiaries in various other positions from September 1983 through January 1997.

Roger Stebbing

Mr. Roger F. Stebbing is Lead Independent Director of Atrion Corporation. He has been a director since 1992 and has been our lead director since December 2007. Mr. Stebbing is President and Chief Executive Officer of Stebbing and Associates, Inc., an engineering consulting company, and has served in such capacities since 1986. Mr. Stebbing is a licensed professional engineer and has a BSc honors degree in Chemical Engineering from Salford University. Mr. Stebbing has extensive experience in the design and development of complex projects and provides our Board of Directors valuable engineering knowledge, expertise and insight, as well as an in-depth knowledge of the Company gained through his long-time service as a director.

Preston Athey

Mr. Preston G. Athey is Independent Director of the company. He has been a director since March 2017 and a private investor since his retirement in January 2017 from T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., a subsidiary of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., a global investment management firm. Mr. Athey was employed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. from 1978 until January 2017, serving from 1981 until January 2017 as a Vice President, and from 1991 until 2014 as President and Portfolio Manager of T. Rowe Price Small Cap Value Fund. He is a Certified Investment Counselor and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. Athey received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University. Mr. Athey’s many years of experience as a securities analyst and equity portfolio manager and his keen interest in good corporate governance are expected to provide the Board of Directors with valuable financial and governance insight.

Hugh Morgan

Mr. Hugh J. Morgan, Jr is Independent Director of Atrion Corporation. He has been a director since 1988 and a private investor since 2003. He served as Chairman of the Board of National Bank of Commerce of Birmingham from February 1990 until April 2003. Previously, Mr. Morgan spent over 26 years at Southern Natural Gas Company and 14 years at Sonat Inc., its parent company, after its formation in 1973. At the time of his retirement in 1987, Mr. Morgan was serving as the Chairman of the Board of Southern Natural Gas Company and as Vice Chairman of the Board of Sonat Inc. Mr. Morgan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University Law School and the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Morgan’s legal and business background, including his substantial experience as a senior officer and director of Sonat Inc. and its subsidiary Southern Natural Gas Company, and his long-term service as a director of the Company enable him to provide our Board of Directors valuable insight into corporate operations and governance and financial matters.

Ronald Spaulding

Mr. Ronald Nicholas Spaulding is Independent Director of Atrion Corporation. He has been a director since February 2006 and has been a private investor since 2008. Prior to May 2008, Mr. Spaulding was the President of Worldwide Commercial Operations of Abbott Vascular and a Vice President and corporate officer of Abbott Laboratories, which he joined in April 2006 upon its acquisition of Guidant Corporation’s vascular intervention assets. Between 2005 and April 2006, Mr. Spaulding served as the President of International Operations of Guidant Corporation, a medical device manufacturer, and also served on the Guidant Management Committee from 2002 until 2005. From 2003 to 2005, he was the President of Europe, Middle East, Africa and Canada of Guidant Corporation. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Spaulding served as President of Guidant Corporation’s cardiac surgery business. Mr. Spaulding holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Miami. Mr. Spaulding’s over 21 years of healthcare experience, including service as an officer of publicly-held companies with medical device operations, his knowledge of regulatory and operational matters affecting the development and marketing of medical devices and his educational background enable Mr. Spaulding to bring a valuable and unique perspective to our Board of Directors.

John Stupp

Mr. John P. Stupp, Jr., is Independent Director of Atrion Corporation since 1985. He has been a director since 1985. He has served as President since March 2004, and as Chief Executive Officer since March 2014, of Stupp Bros., Inc., a diversified holding company. From April 1995 until March 2004, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Stupp Bros., Inc., and since August 1995 he has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Stupp Corporation, a division of Stupp Bros., Inc. Stupp Bros., Inc. has two operating divisions: Stupp Bridge Company, a fabricator of steel highway and railroad bridges; and Stupp Corporation, a producer of custom-made high frequency weld and spiral weld pipe for gas and oil transmission; and three subsidiaries: APCI, LLC, an integrator of linear friction welding technology; Stupp Coatings LLC, coating applicators for steel line pipe; and Midwest BankCentre, a Missouri bank holding company. Mr. Stupp holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Economics from Lehigh University. He serves as a director of Spire Inc., and as the chairman of its audit committee and a member of its compensation and strategy committees. Mr. Stupp’s substantial experience as President of Stupp Bros., Inc., as Chief Executive Officer of Stupp Corporation and as a director of public companies and non-profit organizations.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Emile Battat

611,118

David Battat

1,437,490

Jeffery Strickland

547,556

Roger Stebbing

132,000

Preston Athey

--

Hugh Morgan

132,000

Ronald Spaulding

126,000

John Stupp

139,425
As Of  30 Dec 2016