Management

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Michael Burger was appointed President and CEO of ESI on October 3, 2016. Prior to joining ESI, Mr. Burger was President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascade Microtech since 2010. Prior to joining Cascade Microtech, Mr. Burger served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Merix Corporation, a printed circuit board manufacturer, from April 2007 to February 2010. From November 2004 until joining Merix, Mr. Burger served as President of the Components Business of Flextronics Corporation. From 1999 to November 2004, Mr. Burger was employed by ZiLOG, Inc., a supplier of devices for embedded control and communications applications. From May 2002 until November 2004, Mr. Burger served as ZiLOG's President and a member of its board of directors. Mr. Burger holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from New Mexico State University and a certificate from the Stanford University International Executive Management Program.

Recent Stock Transactions by Michael Burger
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
May 12, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 155,000 n/a
Aug 5, 2015 Buy 17,901 4.60
Aug 4, 2015 Buy 1,999 4.50
Aug 3, 2015 Buy 100 4.50
May 14, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 170,000 n/a
Jan 30, 2015 Buy 10,000 6.50
Dec 15, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 703 n/a
Sep 12, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 701 n/a
Jun 10, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 719 n/a
May 16, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 15,000 n/a
May 15, 2014 Buy 25,000 6.99
Mar 13, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 406 n/a
Dec 4, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 387 n/a
Sep 3, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 338 n/a
Jun 19, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 344 n/a
May 9, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 7,500 n/a
Mar 14, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 288 n/a
Dec 27, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 6,680 n/a
Dec 5, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 230 n/a
Sep 10, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 199 n/a
Jun 18, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 227 n/a
May 10, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 5,500 n/a
Feb 17, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 140 n/a
May 12, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,900 n/a
May 13, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 5,500 n/a
May 14, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,000 n/a
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Mr. Oldham joined ESI in January of 2008, bringing nearly twenty years of financial management experience from Tektronix Inc.—recently acquired by Danaher Corporation—where he held several senior leadership positions including vice president finance and corporate controller, European operations controller, and most recently vice president treasurer and investor relations. Mr. Oldham earned his Bachelor of Science in accounting and Masters of Business Administration from Brigham Young University in Utah.

Recent Stock Transactions by Paul Oldham
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
May 16, 2016 Automatic Sell 5,082 6.92
May 15, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,522 7.01
May 14, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,817 7.01
May 12, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 35,000 n/a
May 9, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 8,613 7.12
Feb 17, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 5,000 n/a
May 15, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,522 5.53
May 15, 2015 Automatic Sell 9,648 5.51 - 5.53
May 14, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 42,000 n/a
May 13, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,411 5.55
May 10, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 7,097 5.59
Dec 15, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 912 n/a
Sep 12, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 908 n/a
Jun 10, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 932 n/a
May 15, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 33,750 n/a
May 14, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 4,665 7.14
May 12, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 8,316 8.22
Mar 13, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 707 n/a
Dec 4, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 674 n/a
Sep 3, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 589 n/a
Jun 19, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 599 n/a
May 22, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 22,299 n/a
May 22, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 8,106 11.28
May 15, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 5,365 11.01
May 13, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,237 11.01
May 9, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 22,500 n/a
Mar 14, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 587 n/a
Dec 27, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 13,606 n/a
Dec 5, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 469 n/a
Sep 10, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 405 n/a
Jun 18, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 462 n/a
May 29, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,642 n/a
May 29, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 4,128 11.70
May 14, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,783 13.14
May 10, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 15,000 n/a
Feb 17, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 292 n/a
May 15, 2011 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,418 18.20
May 12, 2011 Disposition (Non Open Market) 4,313 0.00 - 18.82
May 12, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 18,000 n/a
May 13, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,000 n/a
May 14, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 25,000 n/a
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James Latham is Chief Marketing Officer for Electro Scientific Industries (ESI). Mr. Latham brings more than 20 years of executive leadership and global marketing experience to the position. Prior to ESI, James was Chief Marketing Officer of OpenText (NASDAQ:OTEX), focused on driving marketing as a strategic and direct contributor to the company’s success for this $1B firm. Before OpenText, Mr. Latham led the B2B Marketing Strategy team for worldwide brand management and digital relationship marketing at McCann Worldgroup (NASDAQ:IPG), a global marketing communications company. In that time, Mr. Latham helped plan, build, execute, and optimize digital campaigns for large technology clients such as Microsoft. Mr. Latham was also Vice President of Marketing for a number of well-known enterprise software companies and held marketing positions at both IBM and Lotus Development. Mr. Latham holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the State University of New York, and a Masters of Science in International Marketing Management from Boston University. James serves on the Advisory Board for both MobilePaks, the marketing and sales enablement company, and the CMO Council, a global network dedicated to knowledge exchange and thought leadership among senior global marketing leaders. He is a frequent technology marketing industry speaker and consultant.

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In September 2004, Mr. DeBakker was named Vice President of Operations at ESI. He is a 25-year veteran of the high-technology industry. His experience ranges from early growth start-ups to large, multi-national organizations where he has been at the forefront of many of the industry's most significant technology innovations and transitions. Prior to joining ESI, Mr. DeBakker was an executive at IBM Corporation for six years. While there, he was Vice President of WW xSeries Supply Chain Operations and managed an end-to-end global supply chain in five countries. Prior positions within IBM included Vice President of i/p series and Vice President of Integrated Supply Chain Strategy. From 1988 to 1999, Mr. DeBakker worked for Sequent Computer Systems where he spearheaded the growth of the company from a small niche player to a global $1B company, with a focus on the deployment of world-class supply chain processes. His earlier experience includes Operations, Engineering, and Supply Chain positions with Intel Corporation, Mentor Graphics Corporation, and NASA. Mr. DeBakker earned his bachelor's degree (with honors) in Supply Chain/Logistics from the University of Tennessee.

Recent Stock Transactions by Robert M. DeBakker
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
May 15, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,956 7.01
May 14, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,272 7.01
May 12, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 20,000 n/a
May 9, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 5,849 7.12
Feb 22, 2016 Sell 6,454 7.07
Feb 17, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 5,000 n/a
May 27, 2015 Sell 6,550 5.45
May 15, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,957 5.53
May 14, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 25,000 n/a
May 13, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,357 5.55
May 10, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,992 5.59
Dec 15, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 562 n/a
Nov 21, 2014 Sell 3,921 7.03
Sep 12, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 560 n/a
Jun 10, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 575 n/a
May 15, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 18,750 n/a
May 14, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,717 7.14
May 12, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,743 8.22
Mar 13, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 440 n/a
Dec 4, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 419 n/a
Sep 3, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 366 n/a
Jun 19, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 372 n/a
May 22, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 14,428 n/a
May 22, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 5,245 11.28
May 15, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,607 11.01
May 13, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,014 11.01
May 9, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 15,000 n/a
Mar 14, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 352 n/a
Dec 27, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 8,165 n/a
Dec 5, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 281 n/a
Sep 10, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 243 n/a
Jul 25, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,154 10.78
Jun 18, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 320 n/a
May 29, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,149 n/a
May 29, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,889 11.70
May 14, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,286 13.14
May 10, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 8,000 n/a
Feb 17, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 215 n/a
Jul 19, 2011 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,418 19.51
May 15, 2011 Disposition (Non Open Market) 709 18.20
May 12, 2011 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,721 0.00 - 18.82
May 12, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 8,000 n/a
Jul 25, 2010 Disposition (Non Open Market) 887 13.16
Jul 20, 2010 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,546 12.57
Jul 20, 2010 Option Execute 10,000 n/a
Jun 1, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 280 n/a
Jun 1, 2010 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,872 12.48
May 13, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 7,000 n/a
Sep 11, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 516 n/a
Sep 11, 2009 Disposition (Non Open Market) 183 12.75
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Mr. Wong was promoted to the position of Vice President of Customer Operations at ESI in May 2009, after having served as Senior Director of Sales for over a year. He joined the company in May 1998 from Giga-tronics. During his tenure at ESI, Mr. Wong has held a variety of positions including director of sales and service and, most recently, senior director of marketing. He has propelled ESI to achieve record revenues, all the while traveling extensively in order to maintain ESI's high standard of customer relations. Mr. Wong previously worked for Hewlett-Packard, and began his career at Philips HK Ltd. Mr. Wong holds a bachelor's of science degree in Communication Engineering from the University of Kent in England.

Recent Stock Transactions by Sidney Wong
Date Type Shares Traded Price Range
May 15, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,956 7.01
May 14, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,813 7.01
May 12, 2016 Sell 10,000 7.11
May 12, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 18,000 n/a
May 9, 2016 Disposition (Non Open Market) 5,316 7.12
Feb 17, 2016 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 4,000 n/a
May 15, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,957 5.53
May 14, 2015 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 20,000 n/a
May 13, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,359 5.55
May 10, 2015 Disposition (Non Open Market) 4,027 5.59
Dec 15, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 620 n/a
Nov 25, 2014 Sell 4,733 7.32
Sep 12, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 617 n/a
Jun 10, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 634 n/a
May 15, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 18,750 n/a
May 12, 2014 Disposition (Non Open Market) 5,067 8.22
Mar 13, 2014 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 428 n/a
Dec 4, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 407 n/a
Sep 3, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 356 n/a
Jun 19, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 362 n/a
May 22, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 14,428 n/a
May 22, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 5,181 11.28
May 13, 2013 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,037 11.01
May 9, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 15,000 n/a
Mar 14, 2013 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 270 n/a
Dec 27, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 6,254 n/a
Dec 5, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 216 n/a
Sep 10, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 186 n/a
Jul 26, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 215 12.93
Jun 18, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 217 n/a
May 29, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 1,149 n/a
May 29, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,601 11.70
May 14, 2012 Disposition (Non Open Market) 1,197 13.14
May 10, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 9,000 n/a
Feb 17, 2012 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 127 n/a
Jul 29, 2011 Sell 21,750 19.30
Jul 29, 2011 Option Execute 21,750 16.58 - 16.92
Jul 26, 2011 Disposition (Non Open Market) 213 19.32
May 15, 2011 Disposition (Non Open Market) 958 18.20
May 12, 2011 Disposition (Non Open Market) 3,140 0.00 - 18.82
May 12, 2011 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 12,000 n/a
Jul 26, 2010 Disposition (Non Open Market) 213 13.23
May 13, 2010 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 7,000 n/a
Sep 11, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 344 n/a
Sep 11, 2009 Disposition (Non Open Market) 122 12.75
Aug 12, 2009 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,493 0.00 - 12.08
Jul 26, 2009 Disposition (Non Open Market) 213 12.75
May 14, 2009 Acquisition (Non Open Market) 10,500 n/a
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Dr. Michael Darwin joined ESI as Vice President and General Manager, Interconnect and Micromachining Division (IMD) in August, 2011. He brings to ESI more than 16 years experience in the semiconductor and capital equipment business, and more than 20 years experience leading/managing technical teams. Just prior to joining ESI, Dr. Darwin was Vice President of Nanometrics' UniFire (formerly part of Zygo Corporation) and Materials Characterization Business Units, where he was responsible for growing business in wafer level chip scale packaging and high brightness LED markets respectively. While at Zygo, he was responsible for growing its strategic investment in semiconductor metrology and inspection equipment as Vice President, Semiconductor Solutions; he has also held senior management positions at Rudolph Technologies and Intel Corporation. Dr. Darwin earned his BS, MS, and Ph.D. in Physics from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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Mantreh Nournia joined ESI in 2007, as product manager for the company’s laser ablation-ICP business. Ms. Nournia has worked in the semiconductor industry since 1995, when she began her career in lithography-related engineering roles with National Research of Council of Canada, and Litton Systems (a sub-contractor for Lockheed) where she was responsible for development of display systems for military applications. Ms. Nournia then spent several years with KLA, where she held roles in application and marketing management for e-beam metrology inspection and review. With ESI’s acquisition of the semiconductor systems business from GSI Group in April of 2013, Ms. Nournia assumed the leadership role in the new business, and was responsible for the integration, product development and marketing of the solutions added to ESI’s portfolio.In March of 2014, Ms. Nournia was promoted to the role of Vice President.
 

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Joining Electro Scientific Industries (ESI) in 2010, Stefano Concina is Chief Technical Officer, responsible for central R&D and engineering, as well as the internal laser business. Mr. Concina brings over 30 years of high technology experience with a specialized focus in engineering, business development, and general management functions. Prior to ESI, Mr. Concina spent over 15 years at semiconductor capital equipment company, KLA-Tencor, where he was General Manager of its Electron-Beam metrology and Electron-Beam inspection division. He was also Managing Director of KLA’s investment arm, KT-Venture Group. Prior to KLA-Tencor, Mr. Concina held various engineering positions at Schlumberger for 12 years and ultimately became General Manager in charge of the Electron Beam probing business. He holds a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Caltech, a Diplôme d’Ingénieur from ESIEE, France and completed all the coursework for his Ph.D in electrical engineering at Stanford.

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Ms. Jerijervi joined ESI in April of 2007 as Director of Human Resources. With over 20 years of industry experience, she has held a number of senior human resource leadership positions within high tech companies such as RadiSys and Tektronix. Currently, Ms. Jerijervi serves on the board of directors of Junior Achievement, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing youth to succeed in the global economy. She graduated from Western Michigan University with a bachelor's of science degree.

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Mr. Min joined ESI as a Financial Analyst & Division Controller in 2007. Prior to joining ESI, he worked 5 years for Pepsico as Financial Analyst and Operations Manager, helping the company to better execute both manufacturing and sales strategies. Mr. Min started his career as a a Submarine Officer and as a Nuclear Engineer in the U.S. Naval Nuclear Power Program overseeing the operation, maintenance, and overhaul of variety of engineering systems. He has a BSc Engineering Physics & Applied Mathematics from Colorado School of Mines, and an MBA with focuses in Operations and Finance from University of Washington.

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George Linscott joined the ESI team in August 2016 as Vice President and General Manager of the Micromachining Division, as part of the acquisition of Visicon Technologies. At Visicon he started as an investor, then board member and eventually as CEO. George began his professional career after proudly serving as a US Marine, earning a BS in Computer Science and joining IBM. While at IBM he became a distributed systems expert at IBM's Cambridge Scientific Center. After 5 years he left IBM to start Availant Inc., where his team developed advanced software products that were shipped by companies such as IBM, EMC, and Compaq. Availant grew to over 160 people with offices in Europe and the United States and revenue in excess of $50 million.

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