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SYNNEX Corp (SNX.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dwight Steffensen

73 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Matthew Miau

71 2008 Chairman, MiTAC Holdings Corporation, Synnex Technology International Corp., UPC Technology Corp. & Lien Hwa Industrial Corp.

Kevin Murai

53 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Marshall Witt

51 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Peter Larocque

55 2013 President, North American Technology Solutions

Dennis Polk

50 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Director

Christopher Caldwell

44 2014 Executive Vice President; President of Concentrix Corporation

Simon Leung

51 2001 Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Phyllis Proffer

2017 Director

Fred Breidenbach

70 2003 Independent Director

Hau Lee

64 2012 Independent Director

Gregory Quesnel

68 2005 Independent Director

Ann Vezina

54 2017 Independent Director

Thomas Wurster

64 2012 Independent Director

Duane Zitzner

69 2007 Independent Director

Andrea Zulberti

65 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dwight Steffensen

Mr. Dwight A. Steffensen is Independent chairman of the board of Synnex Corporation., since 2014. He has served as a member of the Board since February 2002 and as Chairman of the Board since June 2010. He also served as Lead Director from March 2006 to June 2010. Mr. Steffensen served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Merisel, Inc. from February 1996 until August 2000. Prior to joining Merisel, Mr. Steffensen served as President and Chief Operating Officer at Bergen Brunswig Corporation, a healthcare company. Prior to the merger of Bergen Brunswig Corporation and Synergex Corporation, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Synergex. Mr. Steffensen was a member of the Board of Directors of OmniVision Technologies, Inc., where he chaired the Audit Committee and also served on the Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, until January 28, 2016 when a private investment consortium completed the acquisition of OmniVision Technologies. Mr. Steffensen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Stanford University and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). As a former executive officer and member of the Board of Directors of Merisel, Inc., one of our former competitors, and having been an Audit Committee financial expert during the time he served on our Audit Committee, we believe that Mr. Steffensen contributes his leadership skills, industry knowledge, finance background, and business experience to the Board. In addition, we believe that Mr. Steffensen’s membership on the Board helps to achieve the objective that its membership be composed of experienced and dedicated individuals with diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, skills and other individual qualities that contribute to Board heterogeneity.

Matthew Miau

Mr. Matthew F.C. Miau is Chairman Emeritus of Synnex Corporation since December 1, 2008. he has served as a director since 1992 and served as the chairman of our Board from 1992 to 2008. Mr. Miau assumed the position of Chairman Emeritus of the Board in December 2008. He is on the Board of Directors of MiTAC Holdings Corporation, Synnex Technology International Corp., UPC Technology Corp., Lien Hwa Industrial Corp. and Getac Technology Corporation. These directorships are all MiTAC group related, and Mr. Miau has been a significant investor in each of these entities. He also serves on the boards of Winbond Electronics and Cathay Financial Holdings. Regarding board committees, he serves as a member of the audit and compensation committees of Cathay Financial Holdings, which does not trade in the US. With the exception of SYNNEX, the aforementioned companies for which Mr. Miau serves as a director are all located in Taiwan, and only Synnex Technology International and Cathay Financial Holdings have an annual financial scope within the range of SYNNEX. SYNNEX is the only company for which Mr. Miau serves as a director that is US-publicly traded or that is subject to the periodic reporting requirements of the SEC. Our Board has reviewed Mr. Miau’s past Board service and his unique position as a long-term and significant shareholder and has considered the level of time commitment required by Mr. Miau’s other public company boards.

Kevin Murai

Mr. Kevin Masazo Murai is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Synnex Corp. He served as Co-Chief Executive Officer until December 2008. Prior to SYNNEX, Mr. Murai was employed for 19 years at Ingram Micro Inc., during which he served in several executive management positions, including most recently as President, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., which on March 7, 2016 became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company and no longer publicly traded, and the Global Technology Distribution Council. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. As a former executive officer and member of the Board of Directors of Ingram Micro Inc., one of our competitors.

Marshall Witt

Mr. Marshall W. Witt is a Chief Financial Officer of Synnex Corporation. Prior to joining SYNNEX, Mr. Witt was Senior Vice President of Finance and Controller with FedEx Freight. During his fifteen year tenure with FedEx Corporation, Mr. Witt held progressive financial and operational roles. Prior to FedEx Corporation, he held accounting and finance leadership positions including five years with KPMG LLP as an audit manager for banking and transportation clients. Mr. Witt holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Pacific Lutheran University and a Masters in Accounting from Seattle University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Peter Larocque

Mr. Peter Larocque is President, North American Technology Solutions of Synnex Corporation. Previously served as President of U.S. Distribution since July 2006, Executive Vice President of Distribution since June 2001, and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing from September 1997 until June 2001. Mr. Larocque is responsible for SYNNEX’ North American Technology Solutions business. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Dennis Polk

Mr. Dennis Polk is Chief Operating Officer and Director of Synnex Corporation . Mr. Polk has served as a member of the Board since February 2012. Mr. Polk joined SYNNEX in 2002 as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and in the same year became Chief Financial Officer. In 2006, he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Polk serves on the Board of Directors of Terreno Realty Corporation. At Terreno, Mr. Polk serves as Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Before joining SYNNEX, Mr. Polk held executive positions at DoveBid Inc., a capital asset disposition services firm and Savoir Technology Group, Inc., a computer systems distributor and contract manufacturer. Mr. Polk started his career at Grant Thornton LLP, where he exited as an Audit Manager. A graduate of Santa Clara University, Mr. Polk received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant. As a current executive officer of SYNNEX and prior distribution and contract manufacturer executive, we believe that Mr. Polk contributes his leadership skills, distribution and operations knowledge, finance background, and business experience to the Board.

Christopher Caldwell

Mr. Christopher Caldwell is Executive Vice President and President of Concentrix Corporation, global business process outsourcing division of Synnex Corporation. He previously served as President of Concentrix Corporation from June 2012 to February 2014, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Concentrix Corporation from March 2007 to June 2012, and Senior Vice President, Global Business Development from March 2007 to June 2012. Mr. Caldwell joined SYNNEX in 2004 as Vice President, Emerging Business through the acquisition of EMJ Data Systems Ltd.

Simon Leung

Mr. Simon Y. Leung is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Synnex Corporation. Mr. Leung joined SYNNEX in November 2000 as Corporate Counsel. Prior to SYNNEX, Mr. Leung was an attorney at the law firm of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP. Mr. Leung received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Davis in International Relations and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Minnesota Law School.

Phyllis Proffer

Fred Breidenbach

Mr. Fred A. Breidenbach is an Independent Director of Synnex Corporation., since February 2003. Mr. Breidenbach has served as a member of the Board since February 2003. Mr. Breidenbach has had his own consulting firm of FA Breidenbach & Associates, LLC since November 1997. Prior to that, he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, an aviation company, from 1993 to 1997. Prior to joining Gulfstream, Mr. Breidenbach spent 25 years in various positions at General Electric Company, including five years as an officer of the General Electric Company and two years as President, GE Aerospace Asia Pacific, responsible for business development and Asian operations. Mr. Breidenbach received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration from Xavier University. As a former executive officer of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation and General Electric Company, we believe that Mr. Breidenbach contributes his leadership skills, GE related corporate discipline, Asia Pacific knowledge, technology background, and business experience to the Board. In addition, we believe that Mr. Breidenbach’s membership on the Board helps to achieve the objective that its membership be composed of experienced and dedicated individuals with diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, skills and other individual qualities that contribute to Board heterogeneity.

Hau Lee

Dr. Hau L. Lee Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Synnex Corporation., since February 22, 2012. Dr. Lee has served as a member of the Board since February 2012. Dr. Lee has been the Thoma Professor of Operations, Information and Technology at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University since 2002, where he has been a professor since 1983. He is the Co-Director of the Stanford Value Chain Innovation Initiative. Dr. Lee was elected to the National Academy of Engineering of the U.S.; Fellow of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management; Production and Operations Management Society; and INFORMS. He is a co-founder of DemandTec, Inc. Dr. Lee received his Bachelor of Social Science degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Hong Kong, his Master of Science degree in Operational Research from the London School of Economics, and his Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Operations Research from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. As a professor in supply chain management, we believe that Dr. Lee contributes his leadership skills, supply chain and technology background, and business experience to the Board.

Gregory Quesnel

Mr. Gregory L. Quesnel is an Independent Director of Synnex Corporation., since September 29, 2005. Mr. Quesnel has served as a member of the Board since September 2005. Mr. Quesnel served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of CNF Inc. from 1998 until his retirement in July 2004. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CNF Inc. He joined CNF Inc. in 1975 following several years of professional experience with major corporations in the petroleum and wood products industries. Mr. Quesnel serves on the Boards of Directors of Potlatch Corporation and Ross Stores, Inc. At Potlatch Mr. Quesnel serves as the Chairman of the Finance Committee and also a member of the Audit Committee, Executive Compensation and Personnel Policies Committee, and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Quesnel serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee for Ross Stores and also serves on its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Quesnel received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Oregon and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Portland. As a former executive officer and member of the Board of Directors of CNF Inc. and an Audit Committee financial expert, we believe that Mr. Quesnel contributes his leadership skills, transportation and logistics knowledge, finance background, and business experience to the Board.

Ann Vezina

Ms. Ann Vezina serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Vezina has served as a member of the Board since February 2017. From July 2013 to August 2015, Ms. Vezina served as Corporate Vice President, Human Resources for Xerox Business Services, LLC, where she implemented and directed key HR programs. From February 2010 to July 2013, she was Corporate Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Xerox Business Services, where she led the operation and growth of Enterprise BPO. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President and Group President, Commercial Solutions for Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. before the acquisition of ACS by Xerox Corporation in 2010; in that role, Ms. Vezina drove global sales, operations and growth of ACS IT and BPO services. She began her career with Electronic Data Systems, taking on roles of increasing responsibility during her 18 years there. Ms. Vezina graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. As an executive with over 30 years of experience in the global BPO industry, and most recently in an HR role.

Thomas Wurster

Mr. Thomas S. Wurster is an Independent Director of Synnex Corporation. Mr. Wurster has served as a member of the Board since February 2012. Mr. Wurster is a former Senior Partner and Managing Director with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a leading global management consulting firm, where he most recently led the West Coast. In the past, he has served as a member of BCG's Senior Officer Selection Committee, Officer Development Committee, and Americas Management Team. In addition, he has led both the Los Angeles and San Francisco offices of BCG. Mr. Wurster joined BCG in 1978 and was elected Vice President and Director in 1985. Mr. Wurster is currently an Adjunct Professor of Strategy at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a Lecturer in Management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has also taught at the Yale School of Management as an Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Organization. He has more than thirty-five years of experience consulting to leading companies with a specialization in technology and media. Mr. Wurster is co-author of the book Blown to Bits (The Harvard Business School Press, 2000) on how digital technologies change business strategy. Mr. Wurster received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Mathematics from Cornell University with distinction and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his Master of Business Administration degree with honors from the University of Chicago and received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in economics from Yale University.

Duane Zitzner

Mr. Duane E. Zitzner is an Independent Director of Synnex Corporation., since May 25, 2007. Mr. Zitzner has served as a member of the Board since May 2007. Mr. Zitzner served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of National ICT Australia Limited (NICTA) from December 2014 to June 2015. He also has had his own consulting firm since January 2005. Prior to that, he served as the Executive Vice President of the Personal Systems Group at Hewlett-Packard Company from 2002 until his retirement in December 2004. Prior to his appointment as Executive Vice President at Hewlett-Packard Company, Mr. Zitzner spent several years in various executive positions at Hewlett-Packard Company, including three years as President of Computing Systems and three years as Vice President and General Manager of the Personal Systems Group. Mr. Zitzner received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin — Madison and did advanced studies in Computer Science at the University of Minnesota — Twin Cities. As a former executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Company, we believe that Mr. Zitzner contributes his leadership skills, industry knowledge, technology background, and business experience to the Board.

Andrea Zulberti

Ms. Andrea M. Zulberti is an Independent Director of Synnex Corporation., since September 29, 2010. Ms. Zulberti has served as a member of the Board since September 2010. Ms. Zulberti is retired from Barclays Global Investors (now BlackRock, Inc.), one of the world’s largest investment management and advisory companies, after a 14-year career in various executive positions, including Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer, Head of Global Risk Management and Head of Global Operations. Prior to Barclays Global Investors, Ms. Zulberti’s earlier business roles included co-founding a real estate syndication firm and financial management experience in various industries, including transportation and marketing consultancy. Ms. Zulberti graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University at Hayward (now California State University East Bay). Ms. Zulberti is a certified public accountant (inactive) and a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. As a former executive officer of Barclays Global Investors and former member of the Board of Trustees, Audit Committee and Finance and Investment Committee of ProLogis.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Dwight Steffensen

270,597

Matthew Miau

200,597

Kevin Murai

7,558,920

Marshall Witt

1,663,950

Peter Larocque

2,611,480

Dennis Polk

2,590,470

Christopher Caldwell

1,944,100

Simon Leung

790,183

Phyllis Proffer

--

Fred Breidenbach

215,597

Hau Lee

200,597

Gregory Quesnel

220,597

Ann Vezina

--

Thomas Wurster

200,597

Duane Zitzner

210,597

Andrea Zulberti

200,597
As Of  29 Nov 2016