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MTS Systems Corp (MTSC.OQ)

MTSC.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Anderson

70 2011 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

William Becker

63 2016 President

Steven Harrison

51 2017 President-Vehicles and Structure Test Systems

David Hore

2016 President

Jeffrey Graves

55 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brian Ross

41 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Maximiliane Straub

52 2017 Director

David Johnson

61 2013 Independent Director

Randy Martinez

62 2014 Independent Director

Michael Schrock

64 2014 Independent Director

Gail Steinel

60 2009 Independent Director

Chun Hung Yu

67 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Anderson

Mr. David J. Anderson is serves as a Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of MTS Systems Corp. Director of Modine Manufacturing Company since 2010 and a member of its Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and Audit Committee; Director of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. since 2009 and a member of its Audit and Compensation Committees; Co-Vice Chairman of Sauer-Danfoss, Inc. (developer and manufacturer of fluid power and electronic components and systems for mobile equipment applications) from 2008 until June 2009; President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sauer-Danfoss Inc. from 2002 until he retired in 2009; held various senior management positions with Sauer-Danfoss Inc. from 1984 to 2008; prior to 1984, held various positions in sales, marketing and applications engineering within several manufacturing and distribution businesses. Mr. Anderson’s qualifications to serve on our Board and to serve as the Chair of the Board include his more than 40 years of international, industrial business experience and his chief executive officer and operations experience

William Becker

Mr. William C. Becker is President of the Materials Test Systems, a role he has had since October 2016. Prior to re-joining the Company, Mr. Becker was Managing Director at Zwick, USA, a subsidiary of Zwick/Roell AG, a manufacturer of material testing products, from 2010 to August 2016. Mr. Becker had roles of increasing responsibility with the Company from 1978 to 2009.

Steven Harrison

Mr. Steven B. Harrison is President of the MTS Vehicles and Structure Test Systems, a role he has had since February 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Harrison served as President from August 2015 to December 2016 and Chief Commercial Officer from August 2012 to August 2015 of AAR Airlift Group, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of AAR CORP. (a provider of aviation services to the worldwide commercial aerospace and governmental/defense industries). Prior to AAR, Mr. Harrison served as the President and CEO of National Airlines (an international provider of on demand cargo and passenger services) from September 2010 through July 2012.

David Hore

Mr. David T. Hore is President of the MTS Sensors, a role he has had since July 2016 when he joined the Company through the acquisition of PCB Group, Inc., where he served as its President since 2004.

Jeffrey Graves

Dr. Jeffrey A. Graves, PH.D., is serves as a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of MTS Systems Corp. President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of C&D Technologies, Inc. (a manufacturer, marketer and distributer of electrical power storage systems for the standby power storage market) from July 2005 until May 2012; various executive positions at Kemet Electronics Corporation from 2001 to 2005, including Chief Executive Officer; various leadership positions with General Electric Company’s Power Systems Division and Corporate Research & Development Center from 1995 to 2001; prior to 1995, held various positions of increasing responsibility at Rockwell International Corporation and Howmet Corporation. Dr. Graves has served as a director of Teleflex Incorporated and Hexcel Corporation since 2007.

Brian Ross

Mr. Brian T. Ross serves as a Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He has over seventeen years of financial leadership experience and a proven track record of success in global finance organizations. Prior to joining MTS Systems as Corporate Controller in 2014, Mr. Ross was the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Digi International Inc. (NASDAQ: DGII), where he gained valuable experience ranging from strategic planning and acquisitions to operational execution and internal control. Earlier in his career, Brian served as Controller at Restore Medical, following a seven year tenure at PricewaterhouseCoopers. A native of Iowa, Mr. Ross holds a BA in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa, and is a licensed CPA (inactive) in Minnesota.

Maximiliane Straub

Ms. Maximiliane Straub serves as Director of the Company. Ms. Straub currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance, Controlling, and Administration for Robert Bosch LLC. A native ofGermany, Ms. Straub has held positions in international business, operations, finance, controlling and M&A in her nearly 25 year career with Bosch, including numerous leadership roles related to advanced automotive systems. In addition to her responsibilities at Bosch, He is the Vice Chair of Inforum, a professional women's alliance, and serves on the Board of Governors for the Cranbrook Institute of Science. In 2010 and 2015, Ms. Straub was recognized by the Automotive News as one of the 'Top 100 Women in the Auto Industry.'

David Johnson

Mr. David D. Johnson serves as an Independent Director of MTS Systems Corporation. He is Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Molex Incorporated (manufacturer of electronic connectors) since 2005; Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Sypris Solutions, Inc., from 1996 to 2005; served as Regional Controller for Molex’s Far East Region; Financial Director for New Ventures and Acquisitions; and Financial Director for the Far East South Region from 1984 to 1996.

Randy Martinez

Mr. Randy J. Martinez is serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Martinez has worked at AAR Corp., a diversified worldwide aviation company, for over five years. In addition to his current role, he has been the Group Vice President, Government and Defense Services, and Senior Vice President, Government and Defense Programs. Prior to 2009, Mr. Martinez held several leadership positions at World Air Holdings, Inc. A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, Mr. Martinez served with distinction in the U.S. Air Force for over 21 years, holding a wide variety of leadership roles, including both line command and senior staff positions. He currently serves on the Board of the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA), serving as Chair for the Aviation Sector. Mr. Martinez’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his experience as a chief executive officer at a public company and his particular knowledge of the aviation and defense industries. His diverse industry experience assists in helping to understand our customers who are also diverse by industry and geography.

Michael Schrock

Mr. Michael (Mike) V. Schrock is serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Schrock is Advisor for Oak Hill Capital Partners (a private equity investment firm) since March 2014; President and Chief Operating Officer from 2006 until his retirement in December 2013 from Pentair LLC (a global water, fluid, thermal management and equipment protection company). Prior to that role, Mr. Schrock held several leadership positions at Pentair over his 16-year career, including President of Water Technologies Americas, President of the Pump and Pool Group and President/COO of Pentair Technical Products. Before joining Pentair, Mr. Schrock held numerous senior leadership roles in both the US and Europe at Honeywell International Inc. Mr. Schrock is currently on the board of Plexus Corporation.

Gail Steinel

Ms. Gail P. Steinel is serves as an Independent Director of MTS Systems Corporation. She is Owner of Executive Advisors (provider of leadership development services and strategic/profit improvement consulting) since 2007; Executive Vice President, Consumer, Industrial & Technology business unit at BearingPoint (a global technology and management consulting company) from 2002 to 2007; and progressive management experience at Arthur Andersen (provider of audit, tax and consulting services), where her final position was Global Managing Partner of the Business Consulting Division, from 1979 to 2002. Ms. Steinel serves on several boards, including the Board of Trustees of Federal Realty Investment Trust and is Chairperson of its Audit Committee.

Chun Hung Yu

Mr. Chun Hung Yu is serves as an Independent Director of MTS Systems Corporation. He is Retired; Vice President, Global Channel Services, International Operations for 3M Company (diversified manufacturer of consumer, industrial and health products) from May 2013 to December 2013; President, China Region and 3M China from 2000 to May 2013; President, 3M Taiwan from 1999 to 2000; served in several Director and leadership roles within the 3M organization from 1969 to 1999, located in St. Paul, Minnesota and the Asian-Pacific region.

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