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Cerner Corp (CERN.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brent Shafer

61 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Clifford Illig

67 2018 Vice Chairman of the Board

Marc Naughton

62 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Michael Nill

53 2011 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Jeffrey Townsend

54 2005 Chief - Staff, Executive Vice President

Julia Wilson

55 2013 Chief People Officer, Executive Vice President

Randy Sims

57 2011 Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President, Secretary

Mitchell Daniels

69 2014 Lead Independent Director

Gerald Bisbee

75 1988 Independent Director

Denis Cortese

74 2011 Independent Director

Linda Dillman

62 2010 Independent Director

Julie Gerberding

62 2017 Independent Director

William Zollars

70 2005 Independent Director

Allan Kells

Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Brent Shafer

Mr. Brent Shafer is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Cerner Corporation, effective February 1, 2018. He , is joining Cerner after serving as Chief Executive Officer of Philips North America, a health technology company and the North American division of Koninklijke Philips N.V. ("Philips") (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), since February 2014. In that position, Mr. Shafer led an organization of 17,000 employees and oversaw a health technology portfolio that included a broad range of solutions and services covering patient monitoring, imaging, clinical informatics, sleep and respiratory care as well as a group of market-leading consumer-oriented brands. For 12 years, Shafer played a key role in helping Philips develop and strengthen its health care focus, increase its profitability and grow its market share. Prior to his most recent position, Mr. Shafer served as Chief Executive Officer of the global Philips' Home Healthcare Solutions business, a home healthcare services provider with 6,000 employees, from May 2010 until May 2014, as Chief Executive Officer of the North America region for Royal Philips Electronics from January 2009 until May 2010, and as president and Chief Executive Officer of the Healthcare Sales and Service business for Philips North America from May 2005 until May 2010. Prior to joining Philips, Mr. Shafer served in various senior leadership positions with other companies, including Hill-Rom Company Inc., GE Medical Systems, and Hewlett-Packard. The following experience, qualifications, attributes and/or skills led the Board to conclude that Mr. Shafer should serve as a Director: his appointment as CEO of the Company; his significant experience in senior-executive level leadership positions of the health care technology division of a large, publicly traded company; his leadership in the growth and strategies of a complex, multinational organization over a number of years; his experience in global business; his commitment to innovation.

Clifford Illig

Mr. Clifford W. Illig is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Cerner Corporation, effective February 1, 2018. Mr. Illig is co-founder of the Company, has been a Director of the Company for more than five years. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer of the Company until October 1998 and as President of the Company until March of 1999. Mr. Illig was appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors in March of 1999. Currently, Mr. Illig serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Heart of America Council of Boy Scouts of America. In addition, he is a co-owner of Kansas City's Major League Soccer franchise, Sporting Kansas City. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of various entities affiliated with the Stowers Institute for Medical Research. The following experience, qualifications, attributes and/or skills led the Board to conclude that Mr. Illig should be nominated and serve as a Director: his entrepreneurial and leadership skills, both within Cerner and in his other businesses, his global business experience, his cloud and consumer information technology expertise, his enterprise software expertise, his clinical health care experience, his understanding of financial statements, his experience with the policy aspects of health care, and his extensive knowledge and understanding of the Company's business, operations, solutions and services.

Marc Naughton

Mr. Marc G. Naughton is the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Cerner Corporation. He joined the Company in November 1992 as Manager of Taxes. In November 1995 he was named Chief Financial Officer and in February 1996 he was promoted to Vice President. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in March 2002 and promoted to Executive Vice President in March 2010.

Michael Nill

Mr. Michael R. Nill is the Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Cerner Corporation. Mr. Nill joined the Company in November 1996. Since that time he has held several positions in the Technology, Intellectual Property and CernerWorks Client Hosting Organizations. He was promoted to Vice President in January 2000, promoted to Senior Vice President in April 2006 and promoted to Executive Vice President and named Chief Engineering Officer in February 2009. Mr. Nill was appointed Chief Operating Officer in May 2011.

Jeffrey Townsend

Mr. Jeffrey A. Townsend is the Chief of Staff, Executive Vice President of Cerner Corporation. Mr, Townsend joined the Company in June 1985. Since that time he has held several positions in the Intellectual Property Organization and was promoted to Vice President in February 1997. He was appointed Chief Engineering Officer in March 1998, promoted to Senior Vice President in March 2001, named Chief of Staff in July 2003 and promoted to Executive Vice President in March 2005.

Julia Wilson

Ms. Julia M. Wilson is the Chief People Officer, Executive Vice President of Cerner Corporation. She joined the Company in July 1990. Since that time, she has held several positions in the Functional Group Organization. She was promoted to Vice President and Chief People Officer in August 2003, to Senior Vice President in March 2007 and to Executive Vice President in March 2013.

Randy Sims

Mr. Randy D. Sims is the Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President, Secretary of Cerner Corporation. He joined the Company in March 1997 as Vice President and Chief Legal Officer and was promoted to Senior Vice President in March 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Sims worked at Farmland Industries, Inc. for three years where he last served as Associate General Counsel. Prior to Farmland, Mr. Sims was in-house legal counsel at The Marley Company for seven years, holding the position of Assistant General Counsel when he left to join Farmland.

Mitchell Daniels

Mr. Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., is the Lead Independent Director of Cerner Corporation. Mr. Daniels was appointed to the Board of Directors in December 2013. Mr. Daniels has been the President of Purdue University since January 2013. Prior to joining Purdue University, Mr. Daniels served as Governor of the State of Indiana. He was elected the 49th governor of Indiana in 2004 in his first bid for any elected office. He was re-elected in 2008 to a second and final term, receiving more votes than any candidate for any public office in the state's history. Mr. Daniels came from a successful career in business and government, holding numerous top management positions in both the private and public sectors. His work as the CEO of the Hudson Institute and as President of Eli Lilly & Company's North American Pharmaceutical Operations taught him the business skills he brought to state government. He also served as Chief of Staff to Senator Richard Lugar, Senior Advisor to President Ronald Reagan and Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President George W. Bush. Mr. Daniels currently serves as a member of the boards of directors for Energy Systems Network, the Commission on Presidential Debates and Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc. He also serves on the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education. The following experience, qualifications, attributes and/or skills led the Board to conclude that Mr. Daniels should be nominated and serve as a Director: his government and public policy professional background and experience, his current and previously held leadership positions, his service on other public and private company boards, Cerner board experience, board attendance and participation, his health care business and operations experience, his extensive understanding of financial statements, and his experience with global business.

Gerald Bisbee

Dr. Gerald E. Bisbee, Jr., Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Cerner Corporation. Dr. Bisbee has been a Director of the Company since February 1988. Dr. Bisbee is the co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Health Management Academy, which provides leadership development and advisory services for senior executives of the country's largest health systems and corporations and facilitates the exchange of best practices and benchmarking data, focused on increasing the quality, appropriateness and efficiency of care. From 1998 to September 2011, Dr. Bisbee was President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of ReGen Biologics, Inc. ("ReGen"), which developed, manufactured and marketed orthopedic tissue repair products worldwide. Dr. Bisbee was President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Aros Corporation (formerly known as APACHE Medical Systems, Inc.) commencing in December 1989, serving as Chairman of the Board from December 1989 to November 1997 and from December 2000 to June 2002, when ReGen and Aros Corporation merged. ReGen filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in April 2011 and substantially all of the business and assets of ReGen were purchased by Sports Medicine Holdings Company, LLC in June 2011. Prior to 1989, Dr. Bisbee was Director of the Healthcare Group at Kidder, Peabody & Co., President of the Hospital Research and Educational Trust (the research and development arm of the American Hospital Association), and a faculty member in graduate management programs at Yale University and Northwestern University. The following experience, qualifications, attributes and/or skills led the Board to conclude that Dr. Bisbee should serve as a Director: his medical, financial and health care-based professional background and experience, current and previously held leadership positions in medical and health care-related entities, his service on research-related.

Denis Cortese

Dr. Denis A. Cortese, M.D., is an Independent Director of Cerner Corporation. Dr. Cortese has been a Director of the Company since May 2011. Dr. Cortese is currently the Emeritus President and Chief Executive Officer of Mayo Clinic, which is a not-for-profit medical practice and medical research group specializing in treating difficult medical issues. From 2002 through November 2009, Dr. Cortese was the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Governors and a Member of the Board of Trustees of Mayo Clinic. Dr. Cortese was also the Chief Executive Officer of Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida from 1999 through 2002 and worked as a physician for the Mayo Clinic from 1976 through 1999. Since January 2010, Dr. Cortese has been a Foundation Professor at Arizona State University ("ASU") in the College of Health Solutions, as well as the Director of ASU's Health Care Delivery and Policy Program. He is also the President of the Healthcare Transformation Institute based in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Cortese is currently a board member of the Essence Group, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System, and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences (U.S.). Dr. Cortese was the chair of the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine from 2006 to 2009 and served as chair of the Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care from 2009 to 2010. He was a member of the Board of the Healthcare Leadership Council from 2003 to 2009, serving as board chair for two of those years. Dr. Cortese previously served as a member of the Harvard/Kennedy Health Policy Group and the Division of Engineering and Physical Sciences of the National Research Council and RAND Health. He is an honorary member of the Academia Nacional de Medicina (Mexico) and the Royal College of Physicians (London).

Linda Dillman

Ms. Linda M. Dillman is an Independent Director of Cerner Corporation. Ms. Dillman has been a Director of the Company since May 2010. Since January 2012, she has been Chief Information Officer for QVC, Inc., one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world, broadcasting live 24 hours a day, 364 days a year. Prior to joining QVC, Inc., Ms. Dillman was Senior Vice President of Enterprise Services/Global Functions IT for Hewlett-Packard Company, a leading global provider of products, technologies, software, solutions and services to individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors, from August 2009 through January 2012. From April 2006 through July 2009, Ms. Dillman was Executive Vice President of Benefits and Risk Management for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and prior to that, from August 2002 to April 2006, she held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. She held various positions within Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. from 1991-2002. The following experience, qualifications, attributes and/or skills led the Board to conclude that Ms. Dillman should serve as a Director: her professional background and experience, current and previously held senior-executive level leadership positions at public companies, Cerner board experience, board attendance and participation, and her extensive knowledge of information technology, human resources and health care insurance and health care plans for large employers.

Julie Gerberding

Dr. Julie Louise Gerberding M.D. is an Independent Director of Cerner Corporation. Prior to joining Merck, Dr. Gerberding served as director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and before that served as director of the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion. Before joining the CDC, Dr. Gerberding was a tenured faculty member in Infectious Diseases at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). She continues as an Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF. The following experience, qualifications, attributes and/or skills led the Board to conclude that Dr. Gerberding should serve as a Director: her medical and science-based professional background and experience, current and previously held senior-executive level leadership positions at a global public company, her knowledge of and experience with global public policy, health care leadership and population health, and her independence from the Company.

William Zollars

Mr. William D. Zollars is an Independent Director of Cerner Corporation. Mr. Zollars has been a Director of the Company since May 2005. He is the former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of YRC Worldwide (now known as YRC Freight), which positions he held from November 1999 to July 2011. YRC Freight provides transportation and global logistics services. Prior to that, Mr. Zollars served as President of Yellow Transportation, Inc. from September 1996 through November 1999. From 1994 to 1996, Mr. Zollars was Senior Vice President of Ryder Integrated Logistics, and prior to that, Mr. Zollars held various executive positions with Eastman Kodak. Mr. Zollars also serves on the boards of directors of CIGNA Corporation and Prologis, Inc. The following experience, qualifications, attributes and/or skills led the Board to conclude that Mr. Zollars should serve as a Director: his professional background and experience in senior-executive leadership positions at public companies, his service on other public and private company boards, Cerner board experience, board attendance and participation, and his extensive experience with large employers, industry usage of information technology and his extensive understanding of strategic planning, tactical business decision-making, risk management and corporate financial statements.

Allan Kells

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Brent Shafer

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Clifford Illig

2,649,370

Marc Naughton

5,510,710

Michael Nill

8,832,780

Jeffrey Townsend

8,870,480

Julia Wilson

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Randy Sims

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Mitchell Daniels

344,504

Gerald Bisbee

352,004

Denis Cortese

335,754

Linda Dillman

349,504

Julie Gerberding

563,834

William Zollars

337,004

Allan Kells

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As Of  30 Dec 2017

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