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
Feb 17, 2017 Disposition (Non Open Market) 2,083 6.78
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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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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George Linscott joined the ESI team in August 2016, 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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Clifton Ho joined ESI as Vice President of Global Sales and Service in April 2017.  His experience includes nearly three decades in semiconductor-related sales and marketing in Asia. Prior to joining ESI, Clifton spent seven years as Vice President, Asia Pacific Sales at Intersil Corporation, a provider of power management solutions, where he managed an extensive sales organization across Asia. Before joining Intersil he served for eight years in various management roles at National Semiconductor, where he was General Manager for China Sales from 2006 to 2010, and Director of Marketing for Asia Pacific from 2002 to 2006. His other experience includes Director of Asia Sales at QuickLogic Corporation.

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Steve Harris joined the ESI team in February of 2017 as Vice President of Engineering.  Mr. Harris brings over 30 years of engineering, engineering management and business management experience.   Prior to joining ESI, Mr. Harris spent 7 years at Cascade Microtech where he served as Vice President of Engineering, and as VP & General Manager.   Prior to joining Cascade Microtech, Mr. Harris worked 11 years at ESI where he held roles of Vice President Research, Development & Engineering and VP & General Manager Semiconductor Products division.   Mr. Harris spent the first 13 years of his career at Tektronix in development engineering, program management, and engineering management roles.   Mr. Harris holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Idaho and a certificate in General Management from Oregon Graduate Institute.

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Richard Tan was appointed Vice President of Operations in February 2017. Prior to this appointment Richard spent four years as the General Manager of ESI Singapore. Previously, Richard spent four years as the Senior Director of Operations for the Solar Division of MEMC/Sun Edison. Prior to joining MEMC Richard spent 15 years in increasingly responsible manufacturing, product planning, and logistics roles at Infineon. He holds a degree in Mechanical & Production Engineering from Nanyang Technological University and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Singapore Institute of Management.

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John Williams joined the ESI team in February of 2017 as Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Williams brings over 20 years of experience in increasingly responsible roles involving marketing management and strategy. Prior to joining ESI, John was Vice President, Marketing for Thermo Fischer Scientific, previously FEI, where he had served for ten years—seven as Vice President, Corporate and Strategic Marketing. Prior to FEI, he spent five years as Director of Marketing at Brooks Automation. John had previously held Product Marketing Manager responsibilities at a number of technology-focused firms. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo.

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