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Netscout Systems Inc (NTCT.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anil Singhal

63 2007 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jean Bua

59 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Treasurer

Michael Szabados

65 2017 Chief Operating Officer and President - Service Assurance Business

John Downing

59 2015 Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales Operations

John Egan

59 2010 Lead Independent Director

James Lico

51 2015 Director

Victor DeMarines

80 2004 Independent Director

Robert Donahue

69 2013 Independent Director

Joseph Hadzima

65 1998 Independent Director

Vincent Mullarkey

69 2000 Independent Director

Christopher Perretta

59 2014 Independent Director

Andrew Kramer

2014 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Anil Singhal

Mr. Anil K. Singhal is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of NetScout systems, Inc. In January 2007, Mr. Singhal was appointed Chairman of the Board, and has been serving as NetScout’s President, CEO and Chairman since that time. In his current role, Mr. Singhal is focused on providing strategic leadership and vision, as well as setting operational priorities for NetScout’s management team. Mr. Singhal’s vision of “traffic-based instrumentation” has guided NetScout’s product direction and focus for the past three decades, helping to shape the evolution for the industry in the process. Under Mr. Singhal’s leadership, NetScout has grown substantially during the past three decades, completing its initial public offering in 1999, acquiring the Danaher Communications Business in 2015 for $2.3 billion and exceeding $1.1 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2017 and non-GAAP revenue of approximately $1.2 billion. He is credited with numerous innovations in the field of network traffic monitoring and analysis that have helped NetScout gain several industry accolades. During the past decade, Mr. Singhal has also been an instrumental part of a number of strategic acquisitions that have fortified and enhanced NetScout’s technology, customer base and go-to-market capabilities. Mr. Singhal has earned notable recognition for his entrepreneurial success, including the TiE (The Indus Entrepreneur) Boston Lifetime chievement in 2013, Enterprise Bank’s 2013 George L. Duncan Award of Excellence and Ernst & Young’s New England Entrepreneur of the Year in 1997. Mr. Singhal holds a BSEE from BITS, Pilani, India and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Jean Bua

Ms. Jean A. Bua is a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Treasurer of Netscout Systems, Inc., and as NetScout’s Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer from November 2011 until September 2015. She joined the Company in September 2010 as Vice President, Finance, in conjunction with the Company’s succession planning. In her current role, Ms. Bua is responsible for investor relations, treasury, financial planning and analysis, real estate development, accounting and compliance. Ms. Bua has played a key role in executing on the financial aspects of NetScout’s strategy. During her tenure, NetScout successfully completed and integrated five acquisitions before the 2015 $2.3 billion acquisition of the Danaher Communications Business. Before joining NetScout, Ms. Bua served as Executive Vice President, Finance & Treasurer of American Tower Corporation, where she was a critical contributor to multiple equity and debt financings, and numerous acquisitions that helped the company to more than double in revenue and become a leading provider of infrastructure for the wireless telecommunications industry. Prior to American Tower, Ms. Bua spent nine years at Iron Mountain, Inc., concluding as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Worldwide Controller. Previously, she held senior positions at Duracraft Corp. and Keithley Instruments. She was a management consultant at Ernst & Young and an auditor at KPMG. Ms. Bua earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, summa cum laude, from Bryant College and her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island.

Michael Szabados

Mr. Michael Szabados is Chief Operating Officer and President - Service Assurance Business of the Company. In this role, Mr. Szabados is focused on executing NetScout’s vision and strategy. During his tenure, he has been critical in helping lead NetScout’s key functional areas as NetScout more than doubled in size. During his tenure, NetScout successfully completed and integrated six acquisitions before the 2015 $2.3 billion acquisition of the Danaher Communications Business. His career at NetScout began in 1997 when he joined the Company as vice president, marketing, charged with increasing the Company’s overall visibility and market awareness. His responsibilities expanded in 2001 to encompass product development, manufacturing and customer support when he was promoted to Senior Vice President, Product Operations. A veteran of the enterprise networking industry, Mr. Szabados held senior leadership roles with companies including UB Networks, SynOptics/Bay Networks and MIPS Corporation following engineering and product management roles at Intel Corporation and later at Apple. Mr. Szabados holds a BSEE from UC Irvine and an MBA from UC Santa Clara.

John Downing

Mr. John William Downing is a Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales Operations of the Company. He was Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales Operations from 2007 until September 2015. In this role, Mr. Downing is responsible for directing NetScout’s sales leadership in both the service provider and enterprise markets. Under Mr. Downing’s direction, NetScout has reported strong revenue growth and built long-term relationships with leading telecommunications service providers, government agencies and many of the world’s largest corporations. He joined NetScout in 2000 as Vice President, Sales Operations, instituting and refining key go-to-market programs and sales processes that have underpinned the Company’s revenue growth during the past 16 years. Prior to NetScout, from April 1998 until September 2000, Mr. Downing served as Vice President of Sales at Genrad Corporation, a $300 million manufacturer of electronic testing equipment and production solutions, and was Vice President of North American Sales from January 1996 until March 1998. Mr. Downing earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from Tufts University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Suffolk University.

John Egan

Mr. John R. Egan is Lead Independent Director of NetScout Systems, Inc. Mr. Egan is a founding managing partner of Egan-Managed Capital, L.P., a Boston-based venture capital fund specializing in New England information technology and early-stage investments, which began in the fall of 1996, and is a managing partner of Carruth Associates. From 1992 until 2016, he was a member of the Board of Directors at EMC Corporation, a publicly held provider of computer storage systems and software prior to its acquisition by Dell. From 2007 until 2016, Mr. Egan also served as a member of the Board of Directors at VMware, a leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure. Since 2011, Mr. Egan has served as a member of the Board of Directors and currently serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and serves on the Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee at Progress Software Corp., a publicly traded global software company. Since 2012, Mr. Egan has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Verint Systems, Inc., a publicly held provider of systems to the internet security market, where he is currently the Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Egan also serves on the Board of Trustees at Boston College and as a director for one other privately held company.

James Lico

Mr. James A. Lico is an Director of NetScout Systems, Inc. Mr. Lico serves as the founding President and CEO of Fortive Corporation, a diversified industrial growth company specializing in professional instrument and industrial technology, spun out of Danaher Corporation in July 2016. Before that, Mr. Lico has served as Danaher’s executive vice president with responsibility for its Test & Measurement segment and Gilbarco Veeder-Root business since 2005. He joined Danaher in 1996 as Vice President, Operations of Veeder-Root and was subsequently appointed to senior leadership positions within Danaher until his appointment as Executive Vice President. Prior to Danaher, Mr. Lico held increasing responsible positions in manufacturing with both General Motors Corporation and AlliedSignal, Inc. The Company’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee believes that Mr. Lico’s experience in the technology industry, including his responsibility for the Danaher Communications Business, provides the Company with valuable insight into the Company following the acquisition and qualifies him to serve as a director of the Company. Under the Agreement and Plan of Merger and Reorganization, dated October 12, 2014 (“Merger Agreement”) by and among the Company, Danaher Corporation (“Danaher”) and certain subsidiaries of the Company and Danaher, the Company agreed to appoint to the Company’s Board one individual designated by Danaher, effective on the closing date of the merger, which was July 14, 2015. Danaher designated, and the Board elected, James A. Lico as a new director. Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, the Board proposed Mr. Lico as a director nominee for election to the Board, and Mr. Lico was so elected, at the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders.

Victor DeMarines

Mr. Victor A. DeMarines is Independent Director of NetScout Systems, Inc. Mr. DeMarines was the President and Chief Executive Officer of MITRE Corporation, or MITRE, from 1994 until his retirement in 2000. He continued to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees and as Chairman of the Technology Committee of MITRE until his retirement from the Board in 2010. He continues his relationship as a consultant to MITRE on its Department of Defense, Homeland Security, and cyber activity initiatives. Since February 2013, he has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Verint Systems Inc., or Verint, a publicly held provider of systems to the internet security marketplace. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of Verint since 2002 and is also currently a member of its Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and its Audit Committee.

Robert Donahue

Mr. Robert E. Donahue serves as Independent Director of NetScout Systems, Inc. He served on the board of directors of Sycamore Networks, Inc., an intelligent optical networking and multiservice access provider, from July 2007 until October 2014. Mr. Donahue served on the board of directors of Cybersource Corporation, a leading provider of electronic payment and risk management solutions, from November 2007 to August 2010. From August 2004 to November 2007, Mr. Donahue served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Authorize.Net Holdings, Inc. (formerly Lightbridge Inc.), a leading transaction processing company, before it was acquired by Cybersource Corporation in November 2007. Mr. Donahue also served as a member of Authorize.Net’s board of directors from January 2004 until November 2007.

Joseph Hadzima

Mr. Joseph G. Hadzima, Jr., is an Independent Director of NetScout Systems, Inc. Mr. Hadzima has been a Managing Director of Main Street Partners, LLC, a venture capital investing and technology commercialization company, since April 1998. Since 2000, he has also been President of IPVision, Inc., a Main Street Partners portfolio company that provides intellectual property analysis systems and services. Mr. Hadzima is also a Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management, of counsel at a law firm, and serves as a director on two private company boards.

Vincent Mullarkey

Mr. Vincent J. Mullarkey is Independent Director of NetScout Systems, Inc. From May 2005 to June 2007, he was a member of the Board of Directors and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of webMethods, Inc., a then publicly held business process integration software company that was acquired by Software AG in June 2007. Mr. Mullarkey was the Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Digital Equipment Corporation from 1994 until his retirement in September 1998.

Christopher Perretta

Mr. Christopher Perretta is an Independent Director of NetScout Systems, Inc. Mr. Perretta has served as chief information and operations officer at MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation and its U.S. banking subsidiary, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. since April 2016. Previously, q served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at State Street Corporation from September 2007 until 2016 and as a member of State Street Corporation’s Management Committee February 2013 until 2016. From December 1996 to September 2007, Mr. Perretta served in various roles at General Electric Corporation, including as Chief Information Officer for the North American Consumer Financial Services unit, Chief Technology Officer for General Electric Capital, and, from January 2003 to September 2007, as Chief Information Officer of General Electric Commercial Finance. Mr. Perretta has also served as a member of the board of directors of a privately held technology company and the Advanced Cyber Security Center.

Andrew Kramer

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Anil Singhal

2,366,400

Jean Bua

1,171,760

Michael Szabados

1,379,460

John Downing

1,192,820

John Egan

330,002

James Lico

238,002

Victor DeMarines

273,002

Robert Donahue

259,502

Joseph Hadzima

283,502

Vincent Mullarkey

282,002

Christopher Perretta

253,002

Andrew Kramer

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As Of  30 Mar 2017