Electro Scientific Industries, Inc.
ELECTRO SCIENTIFIC INDUSTRIES INC (Form: 3, Received: 09/12/2017 18:17:38)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Williams John Edward

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
5/11/2017 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

ELECTRO SCIENTIFIC INDUSTRIES INC [ESIO]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

13900 NW SCIENCE PARK DR.

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
Vice President of Marketing /

(Street)

PORTLAND, OR 97229       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person


Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock   60000   (1) D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Includes 20,000 time-based Restricted Stock Units which vest 25% of the total shares on the first four anniversaries of the grant date and 40,000 time-based Restricted Stock Units which vest 50% of the total shares on the first two anniversaries of the grant date. The grant date is February 27, 2017 for both awards.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Williams John Edward
13900 NW SCIENCE PARK DR.
PORTLAND, OR 97229


Vice President of Marketing

Signatures
By: Aric McKinnis, Attorney-in-Fact For: John E. Williams 9/12/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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POWER OF ATTORNEY (Section 16(a) Reporting)

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that the undersigned, an officer, directorand/or shareholder of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (the "Company"), does hereby constitute and appoint Paul Oldham and Aric McKinnis, and any one of them, his true and lawful attorney and agent to execute in his name any and all reports required to be filed under Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 with respect to equity securities of the Company; and to file the same with the Securities and Exchange Commission and any applicable stock exchange; and the undersigned does hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys and agents, or any of them, shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

This Power of Attorney revokes all prior Powers of Attorney relating to reporting underSection 16(a) with respect to equity securities of the Company and shall remain in effect until revoked by a subsequently filed instrument.

Date:  May 11, 2017                     /s/ John E. Williams
                                                        John E. Williams