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Rudolph Technologies Inc (RTEC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Greig

69 2016 Independent Chairman of the board

Michael Plisinski

47 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Steven Roth

56 2002 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance and Administration

Robert Koch

55 2003 Vice President, General Counsel

Elvino da Silveira

57 2012 Vice President, General Manager - Display Products Lithography Business Unit, Chief Technology Officer - Lithography Systems Group

Michael Goodrich

47 2016 Vice President, General Manager - Process Control Group

Richard Rogoff

50 2013 Vice President, General Manager - Lithography Systems Group

Debbora Ahlgren

61 2016 Vice President of Global Customer Operations

Cleon Chan

49 2015 Vice President of Asia Operations

Steven Gardner

50 2012 Vice President - Engineering, Lithography Systems Group

Timothy Walker

50 2015 Vice President - Manufacturing and Process Control Group

Michael Colgan

54 2016 Vice President - Research & Development, Process Control Group

Thomas Sonderman

53 2014 Vice President, General Manager - Integrated Solutions Group

Jeffrey Aukerman

51 2014 Independent Director

Leo Berlinghieri

63 2008 Independent Director

Daniel Berry

71 1998 Independent Director

David Miller

68 2015 Independent Director

John Whitten

70 2006 Independent Director

Mike Sheaffer

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Greig

Mr. Thomas G. Greig serves as Independent Chairman of the board of Rudolph Technologies Inc. He as one of the Company’s directors since January 2003. Mr. Greig has been employed by Liberty Capital Partners, Inc., a private equity investment firm, since July 1998 and currently holds the position of Senior Managing Director. From December 1985 to July 1998, Mr. Greig was a Managing Director of Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette, Inc., an investment banking firm. Mr. Greig holds a B.S. in Engineering from Princeton University, an M.S.E. in Electrical Engineering from New York University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Greig is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Black Box Corporation.

Michael Plisinski

Mr. Michael P. Plisinski serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Rudolph Technologies, Inc. Prior to that Mr. Plisinski served as Vice President and General Manager, Data Analysis and Review Business Unit since February 2006 when the Company merged with August Technology Corporation. From February 2004 to February 2006, he was August Technology’s Vice President of Engineering and its Director of Strategic Marketing for review and analysis products from July 2003 to February 2004. Mr. Plisinski joined August Technology as part of the acquisition of Counterpoint Solutions, a supplier of optical review and automated metrology equipment to the semiconductor industry, where he was both President and sole founder from June 1999 to July 2003. Mr. Plisinski has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts and completed the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School.

Steven Roth

Mr. Steven R. Roth is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance and Administration of Rudolph Technologies Inc., Steven R. Roth has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer since February 2002. From September 1996 to February 2002, Mr. Roth served as the Company’s Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer. From August 1991 to August 1996, Mr. Roth served as a Director of Corporate Finance for Bell Communications Research, a former research and development company which served the telecommunications industry. Mr. Roth is a C.P.A. and holds a B.S. in Accounting from Villanova University.

Robert Koch

Mr. Robert A. Koch is Vice President and General Counsel of Rudolph Technologies Inc. Mr. Koch was employed by Howmedica Osteonics Corp., the orthopaedic implant subsidiary of Stryker Corporation, where he was their in-house counsel for 12 years and last served as their Director of Legal Affairs. Mr. Koch holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, both from Rutgers University. Mr. Koch earned his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law – Newark in 1991 and is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.

Elvino da Silveira

Mr. Elvino da Silveira serves as Vice President, General Manager - Display Products Lithography Business Unit of Rudolph Technologies Inc., Elvino da Silveira has served as the Company’s Vice President and General Manager of the Display Products Lithography Business Unit and Chief Technical Officer of the Lithography Systems Group since December 2012 when the Company acquired Azores Corporation, a lithography equipment manufacturer. Prior to the acquisition, Mr. da Silveira served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Azores Corporation since its inception in March 1999. From December 1993 to January 1999, Mr. da Silveira served in various senior management roles with the latest being Vice President of Operations and Worldwide Customer Support for M R S Technology, Inc., a former manufacturer of capital equipment for the flat panel display industry. Mr. da Silveira holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University.

Michael Goodrich

Mr. Michael F. Goodrich is Vice President, General Manager - Process Control Group of the Company. From January 2013 to May 2014, Mr. Goodrich served as the Company’s Vice President of Global Customer Support. From January 2012 to January 2013, Mr. Goodrich served as the Company’s Director of Customer Support and from October 2011 to January 2012 as Director of Worldwide Sales. From February 2006 when the Company merged with August Technology Corporation to October 2011, Mr. Goodrich served as the Technical Sales Director. From March 1998 to February 2006, Mr. Goodrich served in various service and sales management roles for August Technology Corporation. Mr. Goodrich holds a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from DeVry University and an M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas.

Richard Rogoff

Mr. Richard B. Rogoff serves as Vice President, General Manager - Lithography Systems Group of Rudolph Technologies Inc. Richard B. Rogoff, age 48, has served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Lithography Systems Group since he joined Rudolph in October 2013. Mr. Rogoff has more than 20 years of lithography experience. Prior to joining Rudolph, Mr. Rogoff spent 23 years with ASML, a supplier of lithography systems to the semiconductor industry, in various executive, operational and engineering positions. Most recently he served as Vice President of the ASML optics business unit from July 2007 to October 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Rogoff served as ASML’s Vice President of European Sales and Worldwide Account Support from March 2004 to July 2007. Mr. Rogoff has a Bachelor of Science in Microelectronic Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from INSEAD Business School.

Debbora Ahlgren

Ms. Debbora Ahlgren serves as Vice President of Global Customer Operations of the company. Prior to joining Rudolph Technologies, Ahlgren served in a variety of executive roles, including vice president and general manager for field operations for Agilent Technologies, and vice president of sales and marketing for OptimalPlus. In these roles, Ahlgren was responsible for the sustained and profitable growth of the organizations through strong relationships with integrated device manufacturers (IDMs), outsourced assembly and test (OSAT) suppliers, foundries and fabless design firms. Her experience spans both capital equipment and enterprise software for the semiconductor industry.

Cleon Chan

Mr. Cleon Chan is a Vice President of Asia Operations of the Company. since February 2015. Prior to joining Rudolph, Mr. Chan was the General Manager for Strategic Sales and Marketing for Asia for Applied Materials from November 2011 to January 2015. Before employment with Applied Materials, Mr. Chan served as the General Manager for Asia Strategic Marketing and South East Asia Operations from January 2002 to November 2011 for Varian Semiconductor, a supplier of Ion Implanter systems. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Chan was the General Manager for Steag Electronic, a supplier of semiconductor process equipment, for Asia-Pacific Operations. Steag merged with Mattson in January 2001. Mr. Chan received a B.Eng. in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from National University of Singapore and M.B.A. from University of Dubuque.

Steven Gardner

Mr. Steven D. Gardner is Vice President - Engineering, Lithography Systems Group of Rudolph Technologies Inc., since December 2012. Prior to the acquisition, Mr. Gardner served as Vice President of Engineering for Azores Corporation since its inception in March 1999. From November 1992 to December 1998, Mr. Gardner held various positions, latest as Senior Systems Engineer for MRS Technology, Inc., a former manufacturer of capital equipment for the flat panel display industry. Mr. Gardner received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University.

Timothy Walker

Mr. Timothy J. Walker is Vice President - Manufacturing and Process Control Group of the company. Other prior roles included Manager, Manufacturing Engineering for August Technology Corporation and various Director of Operations, Manufacturing Management and Manufacturing Engineering Management positions in semiconductor, medical, automotive, and aerospace industries. Mr. Walker holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics from the University of Minnesota, an M.S. in Manufacturing Systems and an M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas.

Michael Colgan

Dr. Michael J. Colgan is Vice President - Research & Development, Process Control Group of Rudolph Technologies Inc., Michael J. Colgan, age 52, has served as the Company’s Vice President and General Manager of the Metrology Business Unit since January 2013. From January 2011 to December 2012, Dr. Colgan served as Director of Operations, Metrology Business Unit. From August 2008 to December 2010, Dr. Colgan served as Director of Engineering, Metrology Business Unit. Prior to that, he served in various engineering management and staff positions since 1999 while he has been with the Company. Dr. Colgan holds a B.S. in Physics from Catholic University, a Ph.D. in Physics from Rutgers University and an M.B.A. from University of Scranton.

Thomas Sonderman

Mr. Thomas Sonderman is Vice President, General Manager - Integrated Solutions Group of Rudolph Technologies, Inc., In July 2014, Mr. Sonderman joined Rudolph Technologies as the Vice President of OEM Business Development. Prior to joining Rudolph, Mr. Sonderman was Vice President of Manufacturing Technology at GLOBALFOUNDRIES, a role he served in since it was spun out of AMD in February 2009. During his 20 year tenure at AMD, he held a variety of engineering and executive positions, his last role being Vice President of Manufacturing Systems Technology. Mr. Sonderman has a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from National Technological University and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Jeffrey Aukerman

Mr. Jeffrey A. Aukerman is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as one of the Company’s directors since December 2014. Mr. Aukerman is a certified public accountant and has over 27 years of public accounting and consulting experience, serving many public and private equity sponsored public reporting companies in the manufacturing, distribution and services industries. From July 1987 to May 2014, Mr. Aukerman was employed by Deloitte & Touche LLP, together with its affiliates is an audit, consulting, tax and advisory services firm, and served as an audit partner for the most recent 15 years. He also served in various capacities for the firm, including an audit function professional practice director for the Cleveland, Ohio office and a regional leader of internal control subject matter specialists. Mr. Aukerman graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. B.A. in Accounting from Youngstown State University. He also currently serves on the Advisory Council to the Lariccia School of Accounting & Finance at Youngstown State University.

Leo Berlinghieri

Mr. Leo Berlinghieri is an Independent Director of Rudolph Technologies Inc. From July 2005 to December 2013, Mr. Berlinghieri served as Chief Executive Officer and President of MKS Instruments, Inc., an equipment supplier to the semiconductor industry. From April 2004 to July 2005, Mr. Berlinghieri served as President and Chief Operating Officer and prior to that he served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from July 2003 to April 2004 for MKS Instruments, Inc. Mr. Berlinghieri has previously served as a board member of MKS Instruments, Inc.

Daniel Berry

Mr. Daniel H. Berry is an Independent Director of Rudolph Technologies Inc. Daniel H. Berry has served as one of the Company’s directors since October 1998. Since January 2002, Mr. Berry has been an Operating Partner of Riverside Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm. From September 2010 to August 2011, Mr. Berry served as Chief Executive Officer of NDS Surgical Imaging, a supplier to the medical imaging industry. From July 2004 to August 2007, Mr. Berry also served as Executive Vice President of Applied Precision, formerly a Riverside portfolio company. He was employed by Ultratech Stepper, Inc. (presently Ultratech, Inc.), an equipment supplier to the semiconductor industry, from 1990 to 2001 in various positions including President and Chief Operating Officer from May 1999 to November 2001. Prior to this, Mr. Berry held positions at General Signal, Perkin Elmer and Bell Laboratories. Mr. Berry is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and is a member of the Board of Directors of various companies in Riverside Partners portfolio of investments. Mr. Berry holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.

David Miller

Mr. David B. Miller serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Miller has been employed by DuPont for over 20 years in various engineering, sales and management roles and currently serves as the President of DuPont Electronics & Communications. Additionally, Mr. Miller serves on the Board of Directors of Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI), the NC Chamber of Commerce and is a Trustee of the University of Virginia Engineering School.

John Whitten

Mr. John R. Whitten is an Independent Director of Rudolph Technologies Inc. John R. Whitten has served as one of the Company’s directors since July 2006. From November 1995 to December 2003, Mr. Whitten served as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (NYSE- AIT), an industrial supply distributor. Mr. Whitten is a C.P.A. and holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from Cleveland State University. Mr. Whitten is currently an independent director overseeing 74 portfolios in the mutual fund complex of American Century Investments, a registered investment company.

Mike Sheaffer