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Novanta Inc (NOVT.OQ)

NOVT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Bershad

76 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Matthijs Glastra

49 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Buckley

43 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Brian Young

49 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer

Dennis Fortino

71 2010 Independent Director

Brian King

51 2017 Independent Director

Ira Lamel

70 2010 Independent Director

Dominic Romeo

58 2012 Independent Director

Thomas Secor

47 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Bershad

Mr. Stephen W. Bershad serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the company. Mr. Bershad was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Axsys Technologies, Inc. (“Axsys”), a manufacturer of surveillance and imaging equipment, from 1986 until 2009. Prior thereto, he was a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers, Inc., an investment banking firm, and its predecessor firms, where he held a series of senior management positions in private equity and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Bershad is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of EMCOR Group, Inc., a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses. Mr. Bershad has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Southern California and a Juris Doctorate from the University of California at Los Angeles. As a senior executive with Lehman Brothers for more than 15 years and the Chief Executive Officer of Axsys for more than 20 years, Mr. Bershad has an invaluable background in investment banking, finance and business.

Matthijs Glastra

Mr. Matthijs Glastra serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. He joined Novanta Inc. in 2012 as Group President, and was appointed the Company’s Chief Operating Officer in February 2015. Prior to Novanta, he led and grew global technology businesses in advanced industrial and medical end-markets during an 18-year career with Philips, both in Europe and in Silicon Valley. At Philips, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Philips Entertainment Lighting in 2012 and as Chief Operating Officer of Philips Lumileds from 2007 to 2012. Prior to that, he held multiple General Manager and Vice President positions at the Philips Healthcare, Semiconductor and Lighting divisions from 1994 to 2007. He also served as Director of Corporate Strategy in the Philips corporate headquarters. Mr. Glastra holds a Master of Science Degree in Applied Physics from Delft University of Technology, an Advanced Engineering Degree from ESPCI in Paris, France, and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. Mr. Glastra’s 25 years of leadership and executive operating experience in Original Equipment Manufacturer based technology businesses in advanced industrial and medical end markets, and his intimate knowledge of the Company’s businesses provide valuable insight to the Board in formulating and executing the Company strategy.

Robert Buckley

Mr. Robert J. Buckley serves as Chief Financial Officer of the company. Prior to joining the Company in February 2011, Mr. Buckley had a ten-year career with PerkinElmer, Inc., a provider of technology and services to the diagnostics, research, environmental, safety and security, industrial and laboratory services markets, where he served in several financial positions of increasing responsibility. From September 2008 to February 2011, Mr. Buckley served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PerkinElmer’s Environmental Health business. From September 2005 to September 2008, Mr. Buckley was Chief Financial Officer of PerkinElmer’s Asian operations. From April 2001 to August 2005, Mr. Buckley served in various financial management roles at PerkinElmer. Prior to joining PerkinElmer, Mr. Buckley held management positions with Honeywell International, Inc. (formerly AlliedSignal, Inc.), a diversified technology and manufacturing company that services customers globally, and Georgeson & Company, Inc. Mr. Buckley holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance from Manhattanville College and an M.B.A. from University of California at Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.)

Brian Young

Mr. Brian Young serves as Chief Human Resource Officer of the company. Mr. Young brings more than 20 years of human resources leadership experience in both public and private companies serving Original Equipment Manufacturers (“OEMs”) of Class I, II & III medical devices, industrial control technology and advanced materials. From July 2014 to March 2015, Mr. Young served as Global Human Resource Leader for Hollingsworth & Vose Company. From September 2011 to November 2013, Mr. Young served as Vice President & Human Resource Officer for CIRCOR International, Inc. From September 2010 to August 2011, Mr. Young served as Director Total Rewards for CIRCOR. In addition, from June 2003 to August 2010, Mr. Young served in various leadership roles with Lake Region Medical (formerly Accellent, Inc.). Mr. Young’s early career experience was in General Human Resource Management with a specialization in training and development. Mr. Young holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Administration of Justice from Pennsylvania State University.

Dennis Fortino

Mr. Dennis J. Fortino serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Fortino is a business consultant specializing in the development of business rationalization and growth plans for companies and also serves as an executive coach. Prior to becoming a business consultant in 2006, Mr. Fortino served as the Executive Vice President of the Lithography & Parametric Solutions Group at KLA-Tencor Corporation (“KLA-Tencor”), a supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related microelectronics industries between September 2000 and November 2005. From August 1997 to September 2000, he served as Vice President and General Manager of the Surfscan Division of KLA-Tencor and from November 1995 to July 1997 as the Vice President and General Manager of the Surface Metrology Division of KLA-Tencor. Mr. Fortino served as Vice President and General Manager for Spectra-Physics Lasers from July 1991 to October 1995. Mr. Fortino has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois, at Urbana and MBA from Loyola University Chicago. Mr. Fortino has more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor and related microelectronics industries as well as a deep understanding of the Company’s products and related technologies. Mr. Fortino brings to the Company’s Board of Directors significant technology and operating experience, business acumen and insight into current and emerging business trends.

Brian King

Mr. Brian D. King is Independent Director of the company. Mr. King serves as the president and chief executive officer, and a director, of MedPlast, Inc., a private global services provider to the medical device industry. From June 2014 to June 2015, Mr. King served as Chief Transformation Officer and Chief Operating Officer at DePuy Synthes, a Johnson & Johnson company, which designs and manufactures orthopedic and neurological devices and supplies. From 2004 to 2014, Mr. King served in various executive positions at Covidien, formerly Tyco Healthcare, a global healthcare products company and manufacturer of medical devices and supplies, which was later acquired by Medtronic. At Covidien, Mr. King served as Group President, Emerging Markets (2010-2014), President, Covidien Asia (2008-2010), Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Quality (2005-2008), and Vice President, Operational Excellence (2004-2005). Mr. King has served as Operating Advisor at Thomas H. Lee Partners, a private equity firm, since June 2015. Mr. King currently serves on the board of directors of PCI Pharma Services, a privately held entity, and previously served on the board of directors of Houston Street Exchange, Inc. and B&C Research Corporation, both privately held entities. Mr. King holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, Master of Science from the Pennsylvania State University, and Bachelor of Science from the United States Naval Academy. Mr. King’s 25 years of executive operating experience, the majority of which was spent in the healthcare industry, as well as his broad business background in global manufacturing, engineering, supply chain, quality assurance, and regulatory affairs, provides the Board with greater insight into the healthcare industry and makes him well-qualified to serve on the Board.

Ira Lamel

Mr. Ira J. Lamel serves as Independent Director of GSI Group Inc. Mr. Lamel was Senior Advisor to the CEO (from September 2013 to August 2014) and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (from October 2001 to August 2013) of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (“Hain”), a leading natural and organic food and personal care products company operating in North America and Europe. Prior to joining Hain in October 2001, Mr. Lamel was an audit partner in the New York area practice of Ernst & Young LLP. He retired from Ernst & Young LLP after a 29-year career. Mr. Lamel brings to the Company’s Board of Directors extensive financial, accounting and auditing expertise, including an understanding of accounting principles, internal controls, financial reporting rules and regulations and financial reporting processes acquired over the course of his career.

Dominic Romeo

Mr. Dominic A. Romeo serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Romeo served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THOR), a leading manufacturer of recreational vehicles, commercial buses and ambulances, from February 2013 to October 2013. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Romeo served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IEX), a leading global manufacturer of pump products, dispensing equipment, and other engineered products. Prior to joining IDEX, Mr. Romeo served in several financial leadership positions at Honeywell International, Inc., a diversified technology and manufacturing company that services customers globally, including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Honeywell Aerospace from 2001 to 2004; Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Honeywell International’s Engine Systems and Services divisions from 1999 to 2001; and various other senior finance positions from 1994 to 1999. Mr. Romeo also served as Vice President of Finance for AAR Trading, an aircraft products and services provider, from 1992 to 1994, and held multiple financial roles in audit and financial planning for GE Aircraft Engines, a subdivision of the General Electric Company, from 1987 to 1992. Mr. Romeo currently serves on the board of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR), a global leader in specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing and assembly, and the board of BBB Industries, an automotive parts manufacturer held by Pamplona Capital Management. Mr. Romeo served on the Board of Directors and as a member of the Audit Committee of Federal Signal Corporation, a leading global designer and provider of safety and security products and solutions, from 2010 to April 2013. Mr. Romeo has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in both Accounting and Business Administration from Manchester University. Mr. Romeo brings to the Company’s Board of Directors extensive expertise in finance and accounting for several global industrial manufacturers, as well a

Thomas Secor

Mr. Thomas N. Secor serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Secor has been Managing Director of Morningside Heights Capital, an investment firm, since March 2012. From April 2007 until March 2012, Mr. Secor was employed by Goldman Sachs & Co, where he worked with Liberty Harbor, an absolute-return investment fund. While at Liberty Harbor, Mr. Secor focused on the fund’s fundamental investment strategies, including debt and equity transactions. From 2005 until March 2007, Mr. Secor was a Director and member of the legal group at Amaranth Advisors, an investment advisor. From 1998 until 2005, Mr. Secor was an attorney with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton where he specialized in corporate and securities law. Mr. Secor received his B.A., cum laude, from Pomona College and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Chicago Law School. Mr. Secor brings to the Company’s Board of Directors more than 15 years of experience in strategic transactions, corporate finance and profit management across a wide range of industries, as well as extensive corporate governance experience.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stephen Bershad

250,013

Matthijs Glastra

3,629,500

Robert Buckley

1,791,930

Brian Young

904,693

Dennis Fortino

135,015

Brian King

80,503

Ira Lamel

140,014

Dominic Romeo

125,017

Thomas Secor

125,017
As Of  30 Dec 2017