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Littelfuse Inc (LFUS.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gordon Hunter

67 2018 Chairman of the Board

David Heinzmann

55 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Meenal Sethna

49 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Ryan Stafford

51 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Human Resources Officer and Corporate Secretary

Ian Highley

55 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, General Manager - Semiconductor Products

Deepak Nayar

59 2019 Senior Vice President, General Manager, Electronics and Industrial Business

Michael Rutz

47 2019 Senior Vice President, General Manager, Semiconductor Products

Matthew Cole

47 2019 Senior Vice President, Business Development and Strategy

Alexander Conrad

53 2018 Senior Vice President, Passenger Vehicle Business

Jeffrey Gorski

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

William Noglows

61 2015 Lead Independent Director

Nathan Zommer

71 2018 Director

Kristina Cerniglia

52 2018 Independent Director

Tzau-Jin Chung

56 2007 Independent Director

Cary Fu

70 2012 Independent Director

Anthony Grillo

62 1991 Independent Director

John Major

73 1991 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 previously served on the board of directors of Pulse Electronics Corporation from 2014 until its acquisition by Yageo Corporation in May 2018. 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 Littelfuse in 2015 as Senior Vice President of Finance until assuming her current position in 2016. Prior to joining Littelfuse, Ms. Sethna served from 2011 to 2015 as Vice President and Corporate Controller of Illinois Tool Works Inc., a diversified manufacturer of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses. Ms. Sethna 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. Mr. Stafford joined Littelfuse as its first General Counsel in 2007 and became Corporate Secretary in 2017. Prior to joining Littelfuse, 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.

Ian Highley

Mr. Ian Highley is Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, General Manager - Semiconductor Products of Littelfuse, Inc. He is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Semiconductor Products and Chief Technology Officer. He joined Littelfuse in 2002 as Product Line Director, Semiconductor Products. Mr. Highley then held various positions of increasing responsibility at Littelfuse including General Manager, Semiconductor Products, and from 2012 until assuming his current position in 2015, Vice President and General Manager, Semiconductor Products.

Deepak Nayar

Mr. Deepak Nayar is Senior Vice President, General Manager, Electronics and Industrial Business 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, General Manager, Semiconductor Products of Littelfuse, Inc. He is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Semiconductor Products. He shares this role with Mr. Highley. Mr. Rutz joined Littelfuse in 2014 as Vice President of Supply Chain and Operational Excellence. Mr. Rutz then served as Senior Vice President of Global Operations from 2015 until assuming his current position in February 2019. Prior to joining Littelfuse, Mr. Rutz served from 2011 to 2014 as Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain at WMS Industries Inc., a Chicago-based manufacturer of equipment and software for the gaming industry.

Matthew Cole

Mr. Matthew J. Cole is Senior Vice President, Business Development and Strategy of Littelfuse, Inc. Mr. Cole Senior Vice President, Business Development and Strategy. Mr. Cole joined Littelfuse in 2015 as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Industrial Business Unit, and held that position until assuming his current position in February 2019. Prior to joining Littelfuse, Mr. Cole served from 2009 to 2015 as Vice President and General Manager of the Advanced Measurement Technology division of AMETEK, a global leader in electronic instruments and electromechanical devices.

Alexander Conrad

Mr. Alexander Conrad is Senior Vice President, Passenger Vehicle Business of the Company. Mr. Conrad Senior Vice President and General Manager, Passenger Vehicle Business. Mr. Conrad joined Littelfuse in 2005 as Sales Manager, Germany & Eastern Europe. He then held various positions of increasing responsibility at Littelfuse including Sales Director EMEA; Global Director of Sales; Managing Director, Passenger Car Products from 2013 to 2014; and Vice President, Passenger Car Products, from 2015 until assuming his current position in July 2018.

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 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 is 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. Dr. 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.

Kristina Cerniglia

Ms. Kristina A. Cerniglia is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Cerniglia has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI), a global diversified industrial company with multiple market-leading brands that serve a wide variety of industries across the globe, since 2014. From 2010 to 2014, Ms. Cerniglia served as Vice President and Corporate Controller at Stanley Black & Decker, a global provider of power and hand tools, mechanical access solutions and electronic monitoring systems. Ms. Cerniglia earned her bachelor’s degree in finance from Bentley College.

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 Airgain, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIRG) since October 2018. 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 A. 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 private equity investment firm established in 2005. Mr. Grillo served as Managing Director of Ascribe until his retirement in December 2018. 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., a private equity firm. Mr. Grillo has served on the boards of directors of NarrativeWave, Inc. since 2017 and WeR.AI, Inc. since February 2018. Mr. Grillo previously served as a director of GeoKinetics from 2013 through 2015 and Lumeta Corporation from 2016 through June 2018.

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, 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, and as a director of Pulse Electronics Corporation from 2013 until its acquisition by Yageo Corportion in May 2018. 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.

Elizabeth Saha

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