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Avanos Medical Inc (AVNS.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ronald Dollens

71 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Joseph Woody

52 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Steven Voskuil

49 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Rhonda Gibby

50 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

John Wesley

60 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Warren Machan

52 Senior Vice President - Business Strategy

Arjun Sarker

2018 Senior Vice President - International

Gary Blackford

60 2014 Independent Director

John Byrnes

59 2014 Independent Director

William Hawkins

63 2015 Independent Director

Heidi Kunz

63 2014 Independent Director

Patrick O'Leary

60 2014 Independent Director

Maria Sainz

52 2015 Independent Director

Julie Shimer

65 2014 Independent Director

Dave Crawford

2017 Vice President - Treasurer and Investor Relation

Biographies

Name Description

Ronald Dollens

Mr. Ronald W. Dollens is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. As Chairman of the Board, Mr. Dollens serves as the Chairman of the Executive Committee. Mr. Dollens retired as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Guidant Corporation, a global producer of cardiovascular therapeutic devices and related products, in 2005, where he had served since its spin-off from Eli Lilly & Company in 1994. Prior to that time, he held various management positions at Eli Lilly & Company from 1972 until 1994. From 2000 until 2011, he served on the Board of Directors of Kinetic Concepts, Inc., a publicly-traded global medical technology company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of innovative, high-technology therapies and products, and served as Chairman from 2005 until 2011. Mr. Dollens has also served on the Board of Directors of Abiomed, Inc. from 2006 until October 2010, and Beckman Coulter, Inc. from 1999 until April 2005. Mr. Dollens has been selected to serve as the Chairman of our Board of Directors due to his leadership experience as a chief executive officer, knowledge of, and experience in, the healthcare industry, international experience and governance and public company board experience.

Joseph Woody

Mr. Joseph F. Woody serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Woody has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare sector. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Woody served as Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Acelity Holdings, Inc. (“Acelity”), a global advanced wound care and regenerative medicine company, from August 2015 until April 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Woody served as President and Chief Executive Officer for the combined organization of Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (“ KCI”), LifeCell Corporation (“LifeCell”), and Systagenix Wound Management B.V., which became Acelity, from September 2013 until August 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Woody served in leadership roles at KCI and LifeCell from November 2011 until September 2013, having been promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of KCI in January 2012 and interim Chief Executive Officer of LifeCell in April 2013. Previously, Mr. Woody served as global president of Vascular Therapies for Covidien plc., and global president for Smith & Nephew Advanced Wound Management, and he held other leadership positions at Alliance Imaging, Inc., Acuson and GE Medical Systems. Mr. Woody was selected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors due to his leadership experience as our CEO, and knowledge of, and experience in, the healthcare industry, including significant acquisition and integration experience, international experience, and company board experience.

Steven Voskuil

Mr. Steven E. Voskuil is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Prior to the Spin-off, he had been serving as Vice President - Finance for Kimberly-Clark International since September 2011 and previously served as Kimberly-Clark’s Vice President and Treasurer from January 2008 to September 2011. He joined Kimberly-Clark in 1991 in Finance and has held a variety of roles in business analysis, strategic analysis and treasury for Kimberly-Clark’s businesses worldwide.

Rhonda Gibby

Ms. Rhonda D. Gibby is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Prior to the Spin-off, she had been serving as Kimberly-Clark’s Vice President - Human Resources for its global business-to-business units (K-C Professional and Kimberly-Clark’s Health Care business) as well as the leader of Kimberly-Clark’s global labor relations since 2010. Prior to that, Ms. Gibby served as Kimberly-Clark’s Global Vice President of Talent Management from 2008 to 2010. Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark in 2005, Ms. Gibby held leadership roles in operations, sales and human resources in a variety of industries and employers, including most recently at Covidien, a global healthcare products company.

John Wesley

Mr. John W. Wesley is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. Prior to the Spin-off, he had been serving as Kimberly-Clark’s Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since 2009. He joined Kimberly-Clark in May 2000 as Senior Counsel, Corporate Affairs and has held a variety of positions, overseeing corporate transactions and corporate governance matters. Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark, he was a partner at the Dallas law firm of Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P., where he specialized in corporate, securities, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and general, commercial and business law.

Warren Machan

Mr. Warren J. Machan is Senior Vice President - Business Strategy of the Company. Prior to the Spin-off, he had been serving as Kimberly-Clark’s Senior Director of Strategy - Global Health Care since January 2012 and before that served as Senior Director of Finance for Kimberly-Clark’s Health Care business from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Machan served as Director of Finance and Strategic Planning for the Kimberly-Clark International business from 2004 to 2008. He joined Kimberly-Clark in 1987 and, while spending the majority of time in Kimberly-Clark’s Health Care business, he has also held roles in sales, marketing and finance for the K-C Professional, Personal Care and Family Care businesses.

Arjun Sarker

Mr. Arjun Ranjan Sarker is Senior Vice President - International of the Company. Sarker was born in Indiawhere he completed his undergraduate studies before moving to Englandto earn two post-graduate degrees. He began his career in finance working in the UK, and later held finance roles in the Middle Eastand Asia. Over the past decade, Arjun has served in senior leadership roles with Covidien/Medtronic, as vice president and general manager of Southeast Asia, and as business leader for operating room managed services for APAC.

Gary Blackford

Mr. Gary D. Blackford serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Blackford is the Chairman of our Governance Committee. From 2002 until February 2015, Mr. Blackford was the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Hospital Services, Inc. (“UHS”), a leading, nationwide provider of medical technology outsourcing and services to the health care industry. Mr. Blackford was the Chief Executive Officer of Curative Health Services, Inc., a specialty pharmacy and health services company, from 2001 to 2002. He was also the Chief Executive Officer of ShopforSchool, Inc., an online retailer, from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Blackford has been a director of Wright Medical Group, N.V. (WMGI), since 2008, ReShape Lifesciences, Inc. (RSLS), since 2016, PipelineRX, Inc. (private), since 2016, and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota since 2017.

John Byrnes

Mr. John P. Byrnes serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Byrnes served as the Chairman of the Board of Lincare Holdings, Inc. (“Lincare”), a provider of home respiratory care, infusion therapy and medical equipment, from March 2000 through March 2015 and as a director of Lincare from May 1997 to August 2015. Mr. Byrnes was the Chief Executive Officer of Lincare from 1997 until March 2015 and served as Lincare’s President from June 1996 until April 2003. Prior to becoming Lincare’s President, Mr. Byrnes served in a number of capacities at Lincare over a ten-year period, including serving as Chief Operating Officer throughout 1996. Mr. Byrnes was a director of Kinetic Concepts, Inc., a publicly-traded global medical technology company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of innovative, high-technology therapies and products, from January 2003 until February 2011 and of U.S. Renal Care, Inc., a dialysis provider, from August 2005 until 2012. Mr. Byrnes has served on the Board of Tenet Healthcare Corporation since 2016. Mr. Byrnes has been selected to serve as a member of our Board of Directors due to his leadership experience as a chief executive officer, knowledge of, and experience in, the healthcare industry, international experience and governance and public company board experience.

William Hawkins

Mr. William A. Hawkins, III is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hawkins is the Chairman of our Compliance Committee. Mr. Hawkins serves as a Senior Advisor to EW Healthcare Partners. He also serves as the Lead Director at Immucor, Inc., a leading provider of transfusion and transplantation diagnostic products worldwide. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Immucor from October 2011 to July 2015. From 2008 to 2011, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Medtronic, Inc., a global leader in medical technology. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Medtronic, Inc. from 2007 to 2008, President and Chief Operating Officer of Medtronic, Inc. from 2004 to 2007, and Senior Vice President and President, Vascular of Medtronic, Inc. from 2001 to 2004. From 1998 to 2001 Mr. Hawkins served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Novoste Corporation, a medical equipment company. Prior thereto, Mr. Hawkins served in a variety of senior roles at American Home Products, a consumer products company, Johnson & Johnson, a healthcare company, Guidant Corporation, a medical products company, and Eli Lilly and Company, a global pharmaceutical company. Mr. Hawkins also serves as Chairman of the Board of KeraNetics, LLC, and Bioventus, LLC, and as a director of Trice Medical, Inc., and Baebies, Inc., all of which are medical products companies. Mr. Hawkins has been a member of the Duke University Board of Trustees since 2011. Mr. Hawkins was selected to serve as a member of our Board of Directors due to his leadership experience as a chief executive officer, knowledge of, and experience in, the healthcare industry, international experience and governance and public company board experience.

Heidi Kunz

Ms. Heidi K. Kunz serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Kunz is the Chairperson of the Audit Committee. Ms. Kunz retired as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Blue Shield of California, a not-for-profit health plan provider, where she served from 2003 to 2012. Prior to that time, she served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gap, Inc., a multinational clothing and accessories retailer, from 1999 until 2003. Ms. Kunz also serves as a director of Agilent Technologies, Inc., a public research development and manufacturing company, and as a director of Financial Engines, Inc., an investment advisement company. Ms. Kunz has been selected to serve as a member of our Board of Directors due to her executive leadership experience as a chief financial officer, financial literacy and experience in finance and accounting, knowledge of, and experience in, the healthcare industry, international experience and governance and public company board experience.

Patrick O'Leary

Mr. Patrick J. O'Leary serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. O’Leary served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SPX Corporation, a global industrial and technological services and products company, from December 2004 until August 2012, when he retired. Prior to that time, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of SPX Corporation from October 1996 to December 2004. Mr. O’Leary has been a director of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM), since 2005 and a director and Chairman of SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPXC), since 2015.

Maria Sainz

Ms. Maria Degois Sainz serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Sainz has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cardiokinetix, a medical device company pioneering a catheter-based treatment for heart failure, from May 2012 through June 2017. She was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Concentric Medical, Inc., a developer of minimally invasive products for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke, from April 2008 until May 2012. In October 2011, Concentric Medical was acquired by Stryker Corporation, a medical technology company, where she was named General Manager of the business unit of Stryker Neurovascular. From 2006 to 2008, Ms. Sainz led integration activities following the acquisition of Guidant Corporation by Boston Scientific. From February 2003 through July 2006, Ms. Sainz served as President of the Cardiac Surgery division of Guidant Corporation. From January 2001 through February 2003, Ms. Sainz served as Vice President, Global Marketing for the Vascular Intervention division of Guidant Corporation. From late 1998 through early 2001, Ms. Sainz served as Vice President of the Intermedics Cardiac Rhythm Management business of Guidant Corporation in Europe. Ms. Sainz also serves as a director of Orthofix International, N.V, a global medical device company, MRI Interventions, Inc., a medical device company, and Levita Magnetics, a private medical start up. Ms. Sainz has been selected to serve as a member of our Board of Directors due to her leadership experience as a chief executive officer, knowledge of, and experience in, the healthcare industry, international experience, and public company board experience.

Julie Shimer

Dr. Julie A. Shimer, Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Shimer is the Chairman of the Compensation Committee. She is currently a private investor and has 30 years of product development experience, including many years with major communications companies. From March 2007 to April 2012 she served as Chief Executive Officer of Welch Allyn, Inc., a manufacturer of frontline medical products and solutions, having served on the board of directors beginning in July 2002. Previously, Dr. Shimer was President, Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the board of directors of Vocera Communications, Inc., a provider of wireless communications systems. She also has served as general manager at 3Com Corporation and Motorola and has been a product development leader at Motorola and AT&T Bell Laboratories. She has served as the Chairwoman of Empire State Development Corp., the State of New York’s economic development organization, and as an advisor to two private companies, Kitchology, a mobile platform empowering families dealing with special diets through the power of technology and community, and CPLANE Networks, a leader in end-to-end data center and wide area network service orchestration that enables software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) services to be launched and managed in a single environment. She also serves on the boards of directors of three nonprofit organizations. Dr. Shimer serves as a director of Netgear, Inc., a provider of home and small business network solutions, and Windstream, a leading telecommunications and cloud services provider. Dr. Shimer has been selected to serve as a member of our Board of Directors due to her leadership experience as a chief executive officer, knowledge of, and experience in, the healthcare industry, international experience and governance and public company board experience.

Dave Crawford

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ronald Dollens

285,417

Joseph Woody

6,163,100

Steven Voskuil

1,974,560

Rhonda Gibby

1,034,900

John Wesley

1,417,120

Warren Machan

--

Arjun Sarker

--

Gary Blackford

225,000

John Byrnes

210,000

William Hawkins

225,000

Heidi Kunz

225,000

Patrick O'Leary

210,000

Maria Sainz

210,000

Julie Shimer

225,000

Dave Crawford

--
As Of  31 Dec 2017