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Littelfuse Inc (LFUS.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gordon Hunter

66 2018 Chairman of the Board

David Heinzmann

54 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Meenal Sethna

48 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Ryan Stafford

50 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Human Resources Officer and Corporate Secretary

Ian Highley

54 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, General Manager - Semiconductor Products

Matthew Cole

46 2015 Senior Vice President, General Manager, Industrial Business Unit

Deepak Nayar

58 2015 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Electronics Business Unit

Michael Rutz

46 2015 Senior Vice President - Global Operations

Jeffrey Gorski

43 2017 Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

William Noglows

60 2015 Lead Independent Director

Nathan Zommer

70 2018 Director

Tzau-Jin Chung

55 2007 Independent Director

Cary Fu

69 2012 Independent Director

Anthony Grillo

62 1991 Independent Director

John Major

72 1991 Independent Director

Ronald Schubel

74 2015 Independent Director

Elizabeth Saha

2016 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Gordon Hunter

Mr. Gordon B. Hunter is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He previously served as Executive Chairman of the Board from January 2017 through December 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Hunter served as a director from 2002 to 2003, served as Chief Operating Officer from 2003 to 2005, and served as our Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer from 2005 until January 2017. Prior to joining Littelfuse, Mr. Hunter served as vice president, Intel communications group, and general manager, optical products group for Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) from 2002 to 2003. Prior to joining Intel in 2002, he served as president of Elo TouchSystems, a subsidiary of Raychem Corporation. Mr. Hunter also served in a variety of positions during a 20-year career at Raychem Corporation, including vice president of commercial electronics and a variety of sales, marketing, engineering and management positions. Mr. Hunter served on the council of advisors of Shure Incorporated from 2003 through April 2016, and became a member of the board of directors in April 2016. He also has served on the board of directors of Veeco Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) since 2010, and the board of directors of CTS Corporation (NYSE:CTS) since 2011. Mr. Hunter holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Liverpool, England, and an MBA from London Business School.

David Heinzmann

Mr. David W. Heinzmann is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Littelfuse, Inc., since January 1, 2017. He previously served as our Chief Operating Officer from 2014 to 2017. Mr. Heinzmann began his career at Littelfuse in 1985 as a manufacturing engineer and since then has held positions of increasing responsibility. From 2004 through 2007, he served as Vice President and General Manager, Automotive segment, and then as Vice President, Global Operations until 2014. Mr. Heinzmann has served on the board of directors of Pulse Electronics Corporation, since 2014. Mr. Heinzmann holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Meenal Sethna

Ms. Meenal A. Sethna serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Ms. Sethna joined the company in 2015 as Senior Vice President of Finance. Prior to joining Littelfuse, Ms. Sethna spent four years at Illinois Tool Works Inc. as Vice President and Corporate Controller. Previous to that, she worked at Motorola Inc., most recently as Vice President, Finance. She began her career at Baxter International, holding a variety of finance roles during her tenure. Ms. Sethna is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois-Urbana, and is a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois.

Ryan Stafford

Mr. Ryan K. Stafford is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Human Resources Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company. r. Stafford joined the company’s executive team as its first general counsel in January 2007. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Stafford served in a number of roles at Tyco International Ltd., including Vice President of China Operations and Vice President & General Counsel for its Engineered Products & Services Business Segment. Prior to that he was with the law firm Sulloway & Hollis P.L.L.C.

Ian Highley

Mr. Ian Highley is Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, General Manager - Semiconductor Products of Littelfuse, Inc. He is responsible for the marketing, sales, product development and strategic planning efforts of the company’s semiconductor products in addition to being responsible for the company’s overall R&D and technology efforts. Mr. Highley joined the company in 2002 as Product Line Director, Semiconductor Products. Mr. Highley served as General Manager Semiconductor Products from August 2008 to May 2012 and Vice President and General Manager, Semiconductor Products from May 2012 to January 2015. Mr. Highley was promoted to his current position in January 2015.

Matthew Cole

Mr. Matthew J. Cole is Senior Vice President, General Manager, Industrial Business Unit of Littelfuse, Inc. Mr. Cole has more than 20 years of experience in general management, strategy development, mergers and acquisitions, and operations. Prior to joining Littelfuse, he was Vice President and General Manager of AMETEK’s Advanced Measurement Technology division, a global leader in electronic instruments and electromechanical devices. His career also includes positions in general management, marketing and operations at Danaher and Allied Signal/Honeywell.

Deepak Nayar

Mr. Deepak Nayar is Senior Vice President, General Manager - Electronics Business Unit of Littelfuse, Inc. He is responsible for the marketing, sales, product development and strategic planning efforts of the company’s semiconductor products in addition to being responsible for the company’s overall R&D and technology efforts. Mr. Highley joined the company in 2002 as Product Line Director, Semiconductor Products. Mr. Highley served as General Manager Semiconductor Products from August 2008 to May 2012 and Vice President and General Manager, Semiconductor Products from May 2012 to January 2015. Mr. Highley was promoted to his current position in January 2015.

Michael Rutz

Mr. Michael Patrick Rutz is a Senior Vice President - Global Operations of Littelfuse, Inc. He is responsible for the company’s sourcing, supplier development, supply chain, quality and manufacturing engineering services. From February 2014 to January 2015, Mr. Rutz was Vice President of Supply Chain and Operational Excellence. From August 2011 to February 2014, Mr. Rutz was Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain at WMS Industries Inc., a Chicago-based manufacturer of equipment and software for the gaming industry. Prior to that, Mr. Rutz served for 16 years in various positions of increasing responsibility, at Motorola Solutions, Inc., most recently as Vice President of Networks Supply Chain from 2009 until August 2011.

Jeffrey Gorski

Mr. Jeffrey G. Gorski serves as Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller, Principal Accounting Officer of the company. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Controller of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NYSE:RRD), a leading global provider of integrated multichannel marketing and business communications solutions, since January 2013 and served as the Chief Accounting Officer since October 1, 2016. From 2011 through 2013, Mr. Gorski served as Vice President, Finance and prior to that from 2005 through 2011, he held positions of increasing responsibility in finance with RR Donnelley. Mr. Gorski holds a B.B.A., Accounting and Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois.

William Noglows

Mr. William P. Noglows is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Noglows has served as chairman of the board of Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (NASDAQ:CCMP), a leading worldwide supplier of consumable products used in the semiconductor manufacturing process, since January 2016. He previously served as executive chairman of the board from 2014 until December 2015, and served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Cabot from 2003 through 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Noglows served as executive vice president and general manager at Cabot. Mr. Noglows has served on the board of directors of Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) since 2014, and he also served on the Aspen board from 2011 to 2013. Mr. Noglows has also served as a director of NuMat Technologies since September 2017. He received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Nathan Zommer

Dr. Nathan Zommer is Director of the Company. Dr. Zommer was the founder of IXYS Corporation and served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of IXYS from 1993 until its acquisition by Littelfuse, Inc. in January 2018. Mr. Zommer previously served in various other capacities with IXYS, including as President and Executive Vice President. Prior to founding IXYS, Dr. Zommer served in a variety of positions with Intersil, Hewlett Packard and General Electric, including as a scientist in the Hewlett Packard Laboratories and Director of the Power MOS Division for Intersil/General Electric. Dr. Zommer received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Physical Chemistry from Tel Aviv University and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Tzau-Jin Chung

Mr. Tzau-Jin Chung is Independent Director of Littelfuse, Inc. Mr. Chung has served as an Operating Partner of Core Industrial Partners LLC, a private equity firm investing in small to medium sized manufacturing companies in North America since 2017. From 2013 to May 2016, Mr. Chung served as president and chief executive officer of Navman Wireless and Teletrac Inc., a global market leader in GPS-based fleet management solutions. From 2007 to December 2012, Mr. Chung was chief executive officer of Navman Wireless. Previously, Mr. Chung served as president of the New Technologies Division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) from 2002 to 2007. Prior to that, he served as vice president — strategy of Brunswick Corporation, where he was responsible for corporate-wide strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions and information technology. Mr. Chung has served on the board of directors of MCBC Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCFT) since December 2016 and is a member of its compensation committee. Mr. Chung earned his bachelor’s degree in science, electrical and computer engineering from the University of Texas — Austin. He also holds a MS in computer science from North Carolina State University and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Cary Fu

Mr. Cary T. Fu is Independent Director of Littelfuse, Inc. Mr. Fu is the co-founder of Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:BHE), a solutions provider for high technology OEM customers. He served as chairman of the board of Benchmark from 2009 until his retirement in 2012, and served as a director from 1990 until 2012. Mr. Fu also served as the chief executive officer of Benchmark from 2004 to 2011, and was the president and chief executive officer from 2004 to 2006. From 1986 to 2004, Mr. Fu served in various capacities with Benchmark, including as executive vice president, treasurer and secretary. Mr. Fu has served on the board of directors of Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) since 2008. Mr. Fu holds an MS in accounting from the University of Houston and is a certified public accountant.

Anthony Grillo

Mr. Anthony Grillo is Independent Director of Littelfuse, Inc. Mr. Grillo is the founder of American Securities Advisors, LLC and affiliates (now known as Ascribe Opportunities Management, LLC), an advisory and investment firm established in 2005. From 2001 through 2004, Mr. Grillo served as Senior Managing Director of Evercore Partners, Inc. (NYSE:EVR), an investment banking boutique providing advisory services to multinational corporations on significant mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings and other strategic corporate transactions, where he founded the restructuring practice for the firm. From 1999 through 2001, Mr. Grillo served as Senior Managing Director of Joseph Littlejohn & Levy, Inc., a private equity firm. From 1991 through 1999, Mr. Grillo was a Senior Managing Director of the Blackstone Group L.P., an investment banking firm. Mr. Grillo has served on the boards of directors of Lumeta Corporation since 2016, NarrativeWave, Inc. since July 2017 and WeR.AI, Inc. since February 2018. Mr. Grillo previously served as a director of GeoKinetics from 2013 through 2015.

John Major

Mr. John E. Major is Independent Director of Littelfuse, Inc. Mr. Major has served as president of MTSG, a strategic consulting, governance and investments company, since he founded it in 2003. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Major served as chief executive officer of Apacheta Corporation, a mobile wireless software company. From 2000 to 2003, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of Novatel Wireless Inc., a wireless data access solutions company. Previously, Mr. Major was chairman and chief executive officer of Wireless Knowledge. Prior to that, Mr. Major served in executive level positions at Qualcomm Incorporated, including president of its wireless infrastructure division, and prior to that he held various leadership positions at Motorola, Inc., including senior vice president and chief technology officer. Mr. Major has served on the boards of directors of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) since March 2018, Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) since 1993, Pulse Electronics Corporation since 2013, Resonant, Inc. (NASDAQ:RESN) since 2013, and ORBCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:ORBC) since 2007. He previously served as a director of Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM) from 2003 until its acquisition by Avago Technologies in February 2016. Mr. Major received a BS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Rochester, an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, an MBA from Northwestern University and a JD from Loyola University.

Ronald Schubel

Mr. Ronald L. Schubel is Independent Director of Littelfuse, Inc. Mr. Schubel retired as corporate executive vice president and president of the Americas region for Molex Incorporated, a global manufacturer of interconnect systems, in 2007. He began his career with Molex in 1981, spending five years in Singapore as president of the far east south region. Prior to joining Molex, for 15 years Mr. Schubel held various leadership roles at General Motors, the most recent of which was director of operations for the Packard Electric division. Mr. Schubel is Chair of the Board of Trustees of Elmhurst Health Care Corporation and serves on the board of the Edward Cayman Corporation for investment and insurance support of Edward-Elmhurst Health Service Corporation, a nonprofit corporation, and its affiliate of the EHSC Cayman Segregated Portfolio Company, which is the insurance company of EHSC. He also serves as an advisor for Oaktree Capital, a global alternative investment management firm, working with the board of directors of Isola Group Ltd.

Elizabeth Saha

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