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Cooper Companies Inc (COO.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

A. Thomas Bender

79 2007 Independent Chairman of the Board

Albert White

49 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Allan Rubenstein

74 2002 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board, Lead Director

Brian Andrews

40 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Robert Auerbach

58 2018 President - CooperSurgical

Daniel McBride

54 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, President of CooperVision, Inc.

Holly Sheffield

48 2018 Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Agostino Ricupati

52 2017 Senior Vice President - Finance and Tax, Chief Accounting Officer

Randal Golden

57 2018 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Robert Weiss

71 2018 Director

Colleen Jay

56 2016 Independent Director

Michael Kalkstein

76 1992 Independent Director

William Kozy

67 2016 Independent Director

Jody Lindell

67 2006 Independent Director

Gary Petersmeyer

72 2013 Independent Director

Kim Duncan

2015 Vice President of Investor Relations and Administration

Biographies

Name Description

A. Thomas Bender

Mr. A. Thomas Bender is Independent Chairman of the Board of Cooper Companies Inc. He also served as our President and Chief Executive Officer from May 1995 until his retirement in October 2007. He previously served as President of CooperVision, our contact lens subsidiary, from June 1991 to December 2004. Between 1966 and June 1991, Mr. Bender held a variety of management positions at Allergan, Inc., a manufacturer of eye and skin care products, including Corporate Senior Vice President, and President and Chief Operating Officer of Herbert Laboratories, Allergan’s dermatology division. Mr. Bender serves on the board of directors of Allegro Ophthalmics LLC, a private ophthalmic company focused on pharmaceutical treatment of eye disease. Mr. Bender currently serves on the compensation and audit committees at Allegro. He also serves on the board of Mission Hospital Foundation in Mission Viejo, CA.

Albert White

Mr. Albert G. White, III, is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. White has served as President & Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of our Board of Directors, since May 2018. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer from November 2016 until his appointment as CEO and he also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, positions he held from December 2015 and July 2011, respectively. From August 2015 to May 2018, Mr. White also directed our women’s healthcare business and served as Chief Executive Officer of Cooper Medical, Inc., the parent company to CooperSurgical, Inc. Previously, he served as Vice President, Investor Relations from November 2007 through March 2013 and as Vice President and Treasurer from April 2006 through December 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. White was a Director with KeyBanc Capital Markets for three years and held a number of leadership positions within KeyBank National Association over the prior eight years.

Allan Rubenstein

Dr. Allan E. Rubenstein, M.D., is Independent Vice Chairman of the Board, Lead Director of Cooper Companies Inc. Dr. Rubenstein has served as our Vice Chairman and Lead Director since July 2002, and previously served as Chairman of the Board from July 1994 through July 2002. He served as Acting Chairman of the Board from April 1993 through June 1994. He is also Clinical Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at New York University Langone Medical Center. Formerly, he was Chief Executive Officer of NexGenix Pharmaceuticals in NYC from 2003 to 2011. He currently serves as chairman of the scientific advisory board for Plex Pharmaceuticals since September 2017. He is also a trustee of the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, Connecticut. Previously, he served as a director of BioClinica (NASDAQ: BIOC), a specialty clinical trials company, from 2000 to 2003. He is also Medical Director Emeritus of the Children’s Tumor Foundation and a consultant to the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Defense, where he served as Chair of the Army Neurofibromatosis Research Program Integration Panel in 2001.

Brian Andrews

Mr. Brian G. Andrews is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He has served as our Treasurer since January 2013 and Vice President since November 2014. He also served as Vice President, Global Logistics and Service for CooperSurgical, a position he held from June 2017 to May 2018. Mr. Andrews previously served as Assistant Treasurer for the Company from April 2006 to December 2012. Prior to joining Cooper, he served held various corporate and investment banking positions at KeyBanc Capital Markets from 2002 to 2006 and at ING Barings from 2000 to 2001. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Columbia University.

Robert Auerbach

Dr. Robert D. Auerbach, M.D., is President - CooperSurgical of the Company. Dr. Auerbach has served as President of CooperSurgical, Inc., the Company’s women’s healthcare division, since April 2018. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer & Chief Strategy Officer of CooperSurgical since May 2005. Prior to joining CooperSurgical, Dr. Auerbach served as Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Services at the Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. In 2005 he was the recipient of Yale’s Francis Gilman Blake Award as the most outstanding teacher of the medical sciences and was elected to the Society of Distinguished Teachers. He remains an adjunct faculty member of the School of Medicine and as an Executive Board member of Yale University’s Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology. Dr. Auerbach graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha with highest honors from the Lehigh-Hahnemann 6-year BA-MD program in Philadelphia (1984), and completed his internship and a residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.

Daniel McBride

Mr. Daniel G. McBride, Esq., has been Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President; President of CooperVision, Inc., of Cooper Companies Inc. He previously served as our Chief Risk Officer from July 2011 through October 2013, as our General Counsel from November 2007 through January 2014, and as Vice President from July 2006 through October 2013. He also served as Senior Counsel from February 2005 through November 2007. Prior to joining Cooper, Mr. McBride was an attorney with Latham & Watkins LLP from October 1998 to February 2005, concentrating on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance matters. He holds a B.S. in Finance from Santa Clara University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.

Holly Sheffield

Ms. Holly Sheffield has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Cooper, Ms. Sheffield had over 20 years of experience in investment banking. She joined Cooper from UBS Securities LLC, where she was a Managing Director, Global Head of Medical Technology from 2009 to May 2018. From 2000 to 2009, Ms. Sheffield was at Credit Suisse and from 1997-2000, Ms. Sheffield was at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette until it was acquired by Credit Suisse. Ms. Sheffield received a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Agostino Ricupati

Mr. Agostino Ricupati is Senior Vice President - Finance and Tax, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Ricupati previously served as Vice President, Tax for the Company from July 2013 to July 2017. Prior to joining Cooper, he served as International Tax Director for Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) from 2010 to 2013 and in various other senior finance and tax positions over the past 20 years. He holds a masters degree from DePaul University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Randal Golden

Mr. Randal L. Golden, Esq., is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Cooper Companies, Inc. Mr. Golden has served as Vice President since November 2014 and as our General Counsel from February 2014. He previously served as our Assistant General Counsel from May 2013 through January 2014. He also served as senior counsel from March 2010, when he joined the Company, until May 2013. Prior to joining Cooper, he served as Senior Director & Legal Counsel at Align Technology, Inc. from 2005 through 2010 and as Director of Legal Affairs & Senior Counsel with Nokia, Inc. from 2000 to 2005. Mr. Golden also held various associate and senior legal positions prior to 2000, focusing on litigation and commercial and business law.

Robert Weiss

Mr. Robert S. Weiss has been appointed Director of the Company. Mr. Weiss served as our President from March 2008 and as our Chief Executive Officer from November 2007. He also served as President of CooperVision, our contact lens subsidiary, from March 2007 to February 2008. He previously served as our Chief Operating Officer from January 2005 to October 2007 and as Executive Vice President from October 1995 to October 2007. He served as our Chief Financial Officer from September 1989 to January 2005. He served as our Treasurer from 1989 to March 2002. Since joining us in 1977, he has held a number of finance positions both with us and Cooper Laboratories, Inc. (our former parent). Mr. Weiss is also a director of Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a company that develops, manufactures, and sells precise, innovative tumor treatment solutions that set the standard of care with the aim of helping patients live longer, better lives. He serves on its nominating and governance committee and on its audit committee. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania and serves on its finance, advancement, and audit committees.

Colleen Jay

Ms. Colleen E. Jay is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Jay served as a Global Division President for Procter and Gamble as a member of the Top 30 Global Executive Committee until her retirement in October 2017. Her most recent operational assignment was President, Global Beauty Specialty Business at Procter & Gamble from 2015 where she was responsible for the Wella Professional Salon, Cosmetics, Retail Hair Color, and Fragrance businesses, and the successful divestiture of them. Prior to taking leadership of the Beauty Specialty Business, Ms. Jay led the Global Retail Hair Care and Color division of Procter & Gamble from 2012 to 2015 and the Global Female Beauty division from 2010 to 2012. She also served as Vice President & General Manager, Greater China Feminine Care, Personal Cleansing, Oral Care & Entire China Marketing Function, based in Guangzhou, China, from 2006 to 2009, where she was responsible for businesses with a combined value of over $1 Billion. She has worked in various positions with Procter & Gamble since July 1985 and has led operational units in the United States, Canada, China, and Switzerland (including leading global businesses) during the course of her career. Ms. Jay also volunteers at Catalyst, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to improving workplace inclusion for women. Ms. Jay serves on the board of Treasury Wine Estates (ASX:TWE), a publicly traded company making and selling wine for the global market.

Michael Kalkstein

Mr. Michael H. Kalkstein is Independent Director of Cooper Companies Inc. Mr. Kalkstein was a partner at Dechert LLP, an international law firm, from June 2003 through June 2007, and was Co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. He also served as the Managing Partner of Dechert’s Palo Alto office from June 2003 through December 2005. He retired from active practice in June 2007 and continues to be “Of Counsel” to Dechert at its Mountain View, CA office. Previously, from September 1999 through May 2003, he was a partner at Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, LLP, an international law firm, and a member of its Policy and Technologies Committees. Mr. Kalkstein currently serves as a director on the board of the Merola Opera Program, a non-profit arts organization affiliated with the San Francisco Opera, and sits on its finance and governance committees and on San Francisco Opera’s Medallion Society committee. He also serves as Bailli of the Hillsborough Bailliage of the Chalne des Rôtisseurs, a non-profit food and wine organization. Previously he served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Opera San Jose from 1984 to October 2010, serving as its President from 1992 to 1994. He was a member of the Alliance of CEOs from 2001 to June 2007 and was a member of the board of directors of the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley from 2002 to June 2007. Until January 2007, he also served as a director of the Northern California Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

William Kozy

Mr. William A. Kozy is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kozy served as the Chief Operating Officer of Becton Dickinson (NYSE: BDX) from 2012 until his retirement in 2016, and as its Executive Vice President from 2006 until 2016. He also served as a member of the corporate Leadership Team for Becton Dickinson and in various executive roles since 1988, including Senior Vice President of Company Operations from 1998 until 2002, President of BD Diagnostics from 2002 through 2006, President of the BD Biosciences segment from 2006 to 2009 and head of BD Medical from 2009 through 2011. Mr. Kozy is a member of the board of directors of LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN), a publicly traded medical device company focused on neurological and cardiovascular medicine. He also serves on the nominating and corporate governance committee. He also serves as a senior advisor to McKinsey & Company, a global management firm, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, and he is an active benefactor and volunteer for the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice organization and the Immokalee Child Care Center (Naples, Florida).

Jody Lindell

Ms. Jody S. Lindell is Independent Director of Cooper Companies Inc. Ms. Lindell is President and Chief Executive Officer of S.G. Management, Inc., an asset management company she has headed since 2000. Until May 2000, Ms. Lindell was a partner with KPMG LLP where she served as Partner-In-Charge of the Industrial Markets and Healthcare and Life Sciences practices for the Western Area. Ms. Lindell is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Through September 2007, she served as a director and on the audit and director’s loan committees for First Republic Bank, a publicly traded financial institution. First Republic Bank was acquired in 2007, underwent a management led buyout in mid-2010 and again became publicly traded (NYSE: FRC) in December 2010. Ms. Lindell continued to serve as a director for First Republic Bank through May 2017.

Gary Petersmeyer

Mr. Gary S. Petersmeyer is Independent Director of Cooper Companies Inc. Mr. Petersmeyer currently serves as a consultant to companies in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Most recently he co-founded Aesthetic Sciences Corporation in 2004 and served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman until December 2010. Prior to that he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Pherin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2000 to 2001 and as President and Chief Operating Officer of Collagen Corporation, Inc. from 1995 to 1997 and as Chief Executive Officer from 1997 to 1999. From 1976 to 2000 he served in various management positions for pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Mr. Petersmeyer serves as a director and member of the compensation and audit committees of Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL). He also served as director and chairman of the board of Cardica, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDC) through November 2015. He has previously served on the boards of Visx Incorporated and Roxro Pharmaceuticals prior to their acquisitions. He also serves as chairman of the board for Positive Coaching Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving youth sports.

Kim Duncan

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

A. Thomas Bender

491,573

Albert White

6,067,120

Allan Rubenstein

378,469

Brian Andrews

1,197,480

Robert Auerbach

1,466,960

Daniel McBride

3,831,210

Holly Sheffield

2,589,430

Agostino Ricupati

1,214,320

Randal Golden

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Robert Weiss

6,397,270

Colleen Jay

362,094

Michael Kalkstein

380,094

William Kozy

357,594

Jody Lindell

378,094

Gary Petersmeyer

364,094

Kim Duncan

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As Of  31 Oct 2018

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