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ESCO Technologies Inc (ESE.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Victor Richey

61 2006 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Gary Muenster

58 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director

Alyson Barclay

59 2008 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Patrick Dewar

58 2017 Independent Director

Vinod Khilnani

66 2016 Independent Director

Leon Olivier

70 2016 Independent Director

Robert Phillippy

58 2016 Independent Director

Larry Solley

76 1999 Independent Director

James Stolze

75 1999 Independent Director

Kate Lowrey

Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Victor Richey

Mr. Victor L. Richey, Jr. serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Richey has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 2003 and its President since 2006. He joined the Company in 1990 and previously served in a number of positions including Vice President of Sales and Marketing for one of the Company’s former divisions; Vice President of Administration; Vice President responsible for the Company’s Communications and Test segments; and President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition to serving on the Company’s Board of Directors, Mr. Richey is a director of Nordson Corporation, a leader in precision dispensing equipment for applying industrial liquid and powder coatings, adhesives and sealants to numerous consumer and industrial products during manufacturing operations, where he serves as a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and as Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Richey was employed by Emerson Electric Co., an international technology and engineering provider of process management, network power, industrial automation, climate technologies, and commercial and residential solutions, in a variety of roles in the Electronics and Space Division. He previously served in the United States Army as a Military Intelligence Officer. Mr. Richey has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Kentucky University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Gary Muenster

Mr. Gary E. Muenster serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director of the Company. Mr. Muenster has been the Chief Financial Officer of the Company since 2002. He has been the Executive Vice President of the Company since 2008, and was Senior Vice President from 2005 to 2008. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Muenster has served in a number of senior financial management positions with the Company with increasing responsibilities. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Muenster was employed by one of the world’s largest international certified public accounting firms, KPMG LLP. In this role, Mr. Muenster served as Client Manager, auditing and providing financial, accounting and Securities and Exchange Commission compliance services to several of St. Louis’ largest publicly-traded global manufacturing companies, including Emerson Electric Co. Mr. Muenster received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. Louis University, and has been a licensed CPA.

Alyson Barclay

Ms. Alyson Schlinger Barclay serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Esco Technologies Inc. Ms. Barclay was Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of ESCO from October 1999 until November 2008. Since the latter date, she has been Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel. She graduated from Univsersity of Kentucky with a Bachelors of Business Administration, received her Juris Doctor from Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University and received a Masters of Law in Taxation from Washington University.

Patrick Dewar

Mr. Patrick M. Dewar is Independent Director of the company. Since August 2016, Mr. Dewar has been the Chief Executive of The Trenton Group, LLC, an investment and strategy consulting firm focused on security, aerospace and defense technology companies. From 2013 until August 2016 he was Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin International and Chairman of Lockheed Martin Global, Inc., and from 2010 to 2013 he was Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for Lockheed Martin Corporation. Prior to that he served in various capacities with Lockheed Martin and GE Aerospace.In addition to serving on the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Dewar is a director (since February 2018) of Butler America Aerospace, LLC, a subsidiary of HCL Technologies Ltd. which provides a wide range of engineering, design, IT and support services primarily to aerospace and defense markets in the United States. Mr. Dewar holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Swarthmore College. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves as a senior adviser to numerous investment firms on aerospace and defense matters.

Vinod Khilnani

Mr. Vinod M. Khilnani is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Khilnani is the retired Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of CTS Corporation, Elkhart, Indiana, which designs, manufacturers, and sells electronic components and sensors primarily to original equipment manufacturers worldwide. He joined CTS in May 2001 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; in July 2007, he became President and Chief Executive Officer; in 2009 he was also elected as Chairman of the Board; and from January 2013 until his retirement in May 2013 he served as Executive Chairman. Mr. Khilnani has over 35 years of experience in the electronics, aerospace and commercial manufacturing industries, including extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and international business development in Asia and Europe as well as North America. In addition to serving on the Company’s Board of Directors, Mr. Khilnani is a director (since 2009) of Materion Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced materials, performance alloys and composites, and precision coatings, where he serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (since January 2018, prior to which he was Lead Director) and Chair of both the Executive Committee and the Governance and Organization Committee as well as a member of the Compensation Committee; a director (since April 2013) of 1st Source Corporation, the parent company of 1st Source Bank, where he serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Executive Committee; and a director (since October 2014) of Gibraltar Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of products for the building markets, where he serves as Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Khilnani holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of New York at Albany, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Delhi University.

Leon Olivier

Mr. Leon J. Olivier is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Olivier has been the Executive Vice President of Enterprise Energy Strategy and Business Development of Eversource Energy (formerly Northeast Utilities), headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, since August 2014, and served as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2007 to 2014. Eversource Energy is a public utility holding company engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, and the distribution of natural gas, to customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Mr. Olivier has a Master of Business Administration degree from Northeastern University. He also served in the United States Navy submarine service. He currently serves as a director of Essex Financial Services, Essex, Connecticut, and the New England Air Museum.

Robert Phillippy

Mr. Robert J. Phillippy is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Phillippy is an independent consultant, advising technology companies on a range of strategic, operational and organizational issues. From 2007 until April 2016 he was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Newport Corporation, which develops, manufactures and supplies lasers, optics and photonics technologies, products and systems for scientific research, microelectronics, defense and security, life and health sciences and industrial markets worldwide. Mr. Phillippy joined Newport in 1996 and served in various executive management positions prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in 2007. In April 2016 Newport was acquired by MKS Instruments, a publicly held provider of instruments, components, subsystems, and process control solutions for advanced manufacturing applications, and from July 2016 to May 2018 Mr. Phillippy served on the board of directors of MKS Instruments. From April 2016 to September 2016 he also served as Executive Advisor to MKS Instruments. In addition to his current service on the Company’s Board of Directors, Mr. Phillippy is a director (since May 2018) of Materion Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced materials, performance alloys and composites, and precision coatings, where he serves as a member of both the Audit Committee and the Governance and Organization Committee, and a director (since November 2018) of Kimball Electronics, Inc., a contract manufacture of durable electronics and other products for a variety of industries globally, where he serves as a member of the Audit Committee. He was a director of MKS Instruments from July 2016 until May 2018 and a director of its predecessor Newport Corporation from 2007 until April 2016. Mr. Phillippy holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Larry Solley

Mr. Larry W. Solley is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Solley retired in 2002 as an Executive Vice President of the Process Management Business Group of Emerson Electric Co., an international technology and engineering provider of process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and commercial and residential solutions. He was responsible for certain product line acquisitions and their worldwide integration into the Process Management Group, and for development of new international manufacturing facilities for the Group. Mr. Solley was previously Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fisher Controls International Inc., prior to which he held a number of other positions with Fisher Controls including Vice President Strategic Planning, Vice President Marketing and Sales, and Group Vice President. Prior to his positions at Emerson Electric and Fisher Controls, he held a number of engineering and manufacturing positions within Monsanto Agricultural Chemical Company. Mr. Solley currently serves on the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Solley serves on the Board of Directors of Bourns Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of sophisticated electronic components, where he serves as a member of the Audit Committee. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University and engaged in post graduate studies at Loyola University in New Orleans and the Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires (INSEAD) in Fontainebleau, France. He has also served as President and Chairman of the Valve Manufacturers Association.

James Stolze

Mr. James Stolze, CPA., is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Stolze has served as the Chief Financial Officer of two public companies: he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Stereotaxis, Inc., a manufacturer of medical instruments, from 2004 until his retirement in 2009, and the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. (now SunEdison Inc.) from 1995 to 2003. Prior thereto he served as an Audit Partner for KPMG LLP. Mr. Stolze is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of ISTO Technologies, Inc., an orthobiologics company; and a member of the Board of Trustees of Maryville University, St. Louis, Missouri as well as that Board’s Enrollment and Student Life Committee. Mr. Stolze received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan. He also holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license from the State of Missouri, and qualifies as an audit committee financial expert under SEC regulations.

Kate Lowrey

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Victor Richey

3,765,360

Gary Muenster

2,061,510

Alyson Barclay

1,102,580

Patrick Dewar

294,872

Vinod Khilnani

290,017

Leon Olivier

285,017

Robert Phillippy

285,017

Larry Solley

290,017

James Stolze

317,017

Kate Lowrey

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As Of  30 Sep 2018