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Cohu Inc (COHU.OQ)

COHU.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Donahue

68 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Luis Muller

47 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey Jones

55 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Thomas Kampfer

53 2017 Vice President - Corporate Development, General Counsel, Secretary

Hock Chiang

59 2014 Vice President of Global Sales & Service - SEG

Robert Ciardella

64 2014 Lead Independent Director

William Bendush

68 2011 Independent Director

Steven Bilodeau

58 2009 Independent Director

Andrew Caggia

68 2014 Independent Director

Karl Funke

56 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Donahue

Mr. James A. Donahue is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is no longer Executive Chairman of the Board of Cohu Inc. Mr. Donahue has been employed by Delta since 1978 and was President of Delta from May 1983 until December 2010. In October 1999, Mr. Donahue was named President and Chief Operating Officer of Cohu and was appointed to Cohu’s Board of Directors. In June 2000, Mr. Donahue was promoted to Chief Executive Officer and was appointed Chairman of the Board in March 2010. Effective December 28, 2014 Mr. Donahue retired as Cohu’s President and Chief Executive Officer and became Executive Chairman of Cohu’s Board of Directors.

Luis Muller

Mr. Luis A. Muller serves as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective December 28, 2014. Mr. Muller joined Delta in 2005 as Director of Engineering. In July 2008, Mr. Müller was promoted to the position of Vice President of the High Speed Handling Group for Delta and in January 2009 he was named Managing Director of Rasco. In January 2011, Mr. Müller was appointed President of Cohu’s Semiconductor Equipment Group. Effective December 28, 2014 Mr. Müller was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of Cohu and was appointed to Cohu’s Board of Directors.

Jeffrey Jones

Mr. Jeffrey D. Jones serves as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of Cohu, Inc., since November 2007. Mr. Jones joined Delta in 2005 as Vice President Finance. In November 2007, Mr. Jones was named Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Cohu. Prior to joining Delta, Mr. Jones, was a consultant from 2004 to 2005 and Vice President and General Manager of the Systems Group at SBS Technologies, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of embedded computer products, from 1998 to 2003.

Thomas Kampfer

Mr. Thomas D. Kampfer is a Vice President - Corporate Development, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Kampfer most recently served from June 2015 to May 2017 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc., a designer and global manufacturer of flexible printed circuits, which was acquired in July 2016 by DSBJ, a China-based diversified manufacturer. Prior to that, Mr. Kampfer served from February 2012 to June 2015 as President of CohuHD, formerly a division of Cohu, which was divested and acquired by Costar Technologies, Inc. in June 2014. Previously, Mr. Kampfer spent eight years with Iomega Corporation, a leader in data storage solutions, holding several executive positions, including President and Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Earlier in his career, Mr. Kampfer served in various legal and business development executive roles with Proxima Corporation, and also worked at IBM Corporation, where he held positions in manufacturing engineering and in the legal department. Mr. Kampfer has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, and is admitted to the State Bars of California and New York.

Hock Chiang

Mr. Hock W. Chiang is Vice President, Global Sales & Service – SEG of Cohu, Inc., since 2014. Mr. Chiang has been employed by Cohu since October 2012 as Vice President, Global Sales & Service for Cohu’s Semiconductor Equipment Group. Prior to joining Cohu, Mr. Chiang served as a Director for AXElite Technology Corporation. Additionally, from 1995 through 2011, Mr. Chiang held a variety of positions at Teradyne, Inc. (“Teradyne”) including Director – Asia SOC Marketing & New Business Development, Managing Director of Teradyne’s Singapore and China operations and Director of Worldwide Field Total Quality Management.

Robert Ciardella

Mr. Robert L. Ciardella is the Lead Independent Director of Cohu Inc. Chief Executive Officer of AdvanJet, Inc. (AdvanJet) from June 2010 to present. AdvanJet designs and manufactures advanced micro-dispensing equipment. Mr. Ciardella is also the founder and retired President of Asymtek (a subsidiary of Nordson Corporation) from 1983 until 2006. Asymtek designs, develops, manufactures and sells semiconductor and circuit board assembly equipment. Mr. Ciardella was appointed Lead Independent Director of the Board in March 2010 and was most recently reappointed as Lead Independent Director on May 14, 2014.

William Bendush

Mr. William E. Bendush serves as an Independent Director of Cohu Inc., since December 8, 2011. He is the Retired Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC), a communications semiconductor company from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Bendush has been a Director of Microsemi Corp. since 2003 and was a Director of Conexant Systems, Inc.

Steven Bilodeau

Mr. Steven J. Bilodeau is Independent Director of Cohu, Inc. He is the Retired President and Chief Executive Officer of SMSC, a semiconductor manufacturer, from 1999 until 2008. Mr. Bilodeau also served as a director of SMSC from 1999 until 2012, and as SMSC’s Chairman of the Board from 2000 until 2012. Mr. Bilodeau also previously served as a director of NuHorizons Electronic Corp, Conexant Systems, Inc. and Gennum Corporation.

Andrew Caggia

Mr. Andrew M. Caggia is an Independent Director of Chou Inc., effective August 11, 2014. He is a Retired Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Standard Microsystems Corporation (SMSC) from 2000 until his retirement in 2006. Mr. Caggia also served as a director of SMSC from 2001 until its purchase by Microchip Technology Incorporated in 2012.

Karl Funke

Mr. Karl H. Funke is an Independent Director of Company., effective March 9, 2015. He is a Retired senior executive of global IC test handler company, Multitest GmbH, from 1994 and served as Chief Executive Officer from 2001 until his retirement in 2009. Previously Mr. Funke held positions in private equity and venture capital and Mr. Funke is currently a private investor and serves on the boards of two privately held companies.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Donahue

2,365,500

Luis Muller

1,507,810

Jeffrey Jones

955,267

Thomas Kampfer

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Hock Chiang

619,519

Robert Ciardella

176,657

William Bendush

177,357

Steven Bilodeau

176,657

Andrew Caggia

161,657

Karl Funke

164,157
As Of  26 Dec 2016