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Bio Rad Laboratories Inc (BIO.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Norman Schwartz

68 2012 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Christine Tsingos

59 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Timothy Ernst

58 2016 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Michael Crowley

56 2014 Executive Vice President - Global Commercial Operations

John Hertia

62 2014 Executive Vice President, President, Clinical Diagnostics Group

Giovanni Magni

61 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

Annette Tumolo

63 2017 Executive Vice President, President, Life Science Group

Ronald Hutton

60 2012 Vice President, Treasurer

Gregory Hinckley

71 2017 Lead Independent Director

Alice Schwartz

91 1967 Director

Jeffrey Edwards

57 2017 Independent Director

Melinda Litherland

60 2017 Independent Director

Arnold Pinkston

59 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Norman Schwartz

Mr. Norman D. Schwartz is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Schwartz has been our President and Chief Executive Officer since 2003 and our Chairman of the Board since 2012. He was our Vice President from 1989 to 2002, our Group Manager, Life Science, from 1997 to 2002 and our Group Manager, Clinical Diagnostics, from 1993 to 1997. We believe Mr. Schwartz’s financial and business expertise gained through over 41 years of service with our Company, including as our President and Chief Executive Officer for over 15 years, give him the qualifications and skills to serve as a director.

Christine Tsingos

Ms. Christine A. Tsingos is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. She was appointed our Chief Financial Officer in 2002, Vice President in 2003 and Executive Vice President in 2012. Previously, she was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Attest Systems, Inc., a provider of information technology asset discovery and management tools, from August 2002 to November 2002. Prior to that, Ms. Tsingos was a consultant to Attest Systems, Inc. from 2000 to 2002. She was the Chief Financial Officer at Tavolo, Inc., an online retailer of gourmet cookware and food, from 1999 to 2000, and she was Treasurer, and later Vice President and Treasurer, of Autodesk, Inc., a developer of design software, from 1990 to 1999.

Timothy Ernst

Mr. Timothy Scott Ernst is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He was appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in June 2016. Previously he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Big Heart Pet Brands, a manufacturer and marketer of branded pet food products, from 2014 to 2015. Prior to that, he was the Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary of Del Monte Foods, a manufacturer and marketer of consumer food products, from 2012 to 2014, and Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of Del Monte Foods from 1995 to 2012. He was the Associate General Counsel of California and Hawaiian Sugar Company, a refiner and marketer of sugar and sugar products, from 1990 to 1995. He is a member of the California Bar and Association of Corporate Counsel.

Michael Crowley

Mr. Michael Crowley is Executive Vice President - Global Commercial Operations of the Company. He was appointed Executive Vice President, Global Commercial Operations in December 2014. Previously he was Vice President, Commercial Manager, Europe from 2012 to 2014 and Commercial Manager, Clinical Diagnostics Group, Europe from 2011 to 2012 and Division Manager of the Clinical Diagnostics Group North American Sales Organization from 2008 to 2011. Prior to that, he was the Clinical Diagnostics U.S. National Sales Manager since joining Bio-Rad in 1998.

John Hertia

Mr. John Hertia is Executive Vice President, President, Clinical Diagnostics Group of the Company. He was appointed Executive Vice President, President, Clinical Diagnostics Group, in August 2014. Previously he was Senior Vice President of Global Technology and Systems from 2010 to 2014, Worldwide Group Operations Manager, Life Science Group from 2006 to 2010 and Operations Manager Clinical Diagnostics Group, U.S. Operations from 2000 to 2006. Prior to that, he held various positions within our Clinical Diagnostics Group since joining Bio-Rad in 1982, including Business Development and Strategic Marketing Manager and North American Sales Division Marketing Manager.

Giovanni Magni

Mr. Giovanni Magni is Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. He was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer in August 2014. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of International Sales from 2012 to 2014 and Vice President and International Sales Manager from 2004 to 2012. Prior to that, he held various positions within Bio-Rad since joining us in 1995, including Diagnostic Division Manager, Southern Europe and Diagnostics Group Operation Manager, France.

Annette Tumolo

Ms. Annette Tumolo serves as Executive Vice President, President, Life Science Group of the Company. She was appointed Executive Vice President, President, Life Science Group in September 2017. Previously she was Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Digital Biology Group from 2015 to 2017, Senior Vice President of the Digital Biology Center from 2014 to 2015, and Vice President, Director of the Digital Biology Center from 2012 to 2014. Prior to that she held various positions within Bio-Rad since joining us in 1989, including Vice President and Division Manager of the Gene Expression Division, and Business Unit Manager of the Molecular Biology Business Unit.

Ronald Hutton

Mr. Ronald W. Hutton is Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He has been our Treasurer since 1997 and was appointed Vice President in 2012. Previously, he was Director of Treasury at Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation from 1993 to 1997.

Gregory Hinckley

Mr. Gregory K. Hinckley CPA serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hinckley retired from Mentor Graphics Corporation, a leader in computer automated software for electronics design, in July 2017 after 20 years at Mentor Graphics. From 1999 to July 2017, he served as President of Mentor Graphics. From 1997 to 1999, he served as Mentor Graphics’ Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Financial Officer. Prior to joining Mentor Graphics in 1997, Mr. Hinckley served as Chief Financial Officer for VLSI Technology, Inc., a publicly traded integrated semiconductor device company, from 1992-1997, for Crowley Maritime Corporation from 1989-1991 and for Bio-Rad from 1983-1989. Mr. Hinckley was a director of Intermec, Inc., a publicly traded provider of automated identification and data collection (AIDC) solutions, Super Micro, a publicly traded provider of advanced computer server systems and subsystems, and Amkor Technology, a leading supplier of outsourced semiconductor interconnect services. He currently serves as a director of SI-Bone, Inc., a privately held orthopedic device company. Mr. Hinckley has over 40 years of public company experience.

Alice Schwartz

Mrs. Alice N. Schwartz is Director of the Company. Mrs. Schwartz has been retired since 1979. From 1972 to 1978 she was a Research Associate at the University of California. As a co-founder of our Company, Mrs. Schwartz has a unique and invaluable understanding of our Company’s business practices and core values.

Jeffrey Edwards

Mr. Jeffrey L. Edwards serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Edwards retired from Allergan, Inc., a multi-specialty health care company, in February 2015 after nearly 22 years at Allergan. From September 2005 to August 2014, he served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Business Development, Chief Financial Officer at Allergan. From 2003 to 2005 he served as Allergan’s Corporate Vice President, Corporate Development and previously served as Senior Vice President, Treasury, Tax and Investor Relations. Prior to joining Allergan, Mr. Edwards was with Banque Paribas from 1992-1993 and Security Pacific National Bank from 1983-1992, where he held various senior-level positions in the credit and business development functions. Mr. Edwards currently serves on the Board of Directors and as Audit Committee chairman of both FibroGen, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, and Viamet Pharmaceuticals Holdings, LLC, a privately-owned biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Edwards has over 25 years of public company experience.

Melinda Litherland

Ms. Melinda Litherland serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Litherland retired in 2015 as a Partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where she worked since 1981. She is a certified public accountant with 34 years of experience working with life science and technology companies in both audit and consulting capacities. Ms. Litherland is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and serves on the Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area, including the Finance and Capital Campaign Committees.

Arnold Pinkston

Mr. Arnold A. Pinkston serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Pinkston is currently the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of CoreLogic, Inc., a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider. Prior to joining CoreLogic in January 2018, he served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Allergan, Inc., a multi-specialty health care company, from 2011 until March 2015. From 2005 until 2011, Mr. Pinkston served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Beckman Coulter, Inc., a health care diagnostics and life sciences company. From 1994 until 2005, he held various positions at Eli Lilly and Company, a global pharmaceutical company, including Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. Additionally, Mr. Pinkston was formerly a director of Janus Capital Group, a publicly owned investment firm. Mr. Pinkston has over 20 years of experience at successful public companies.

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