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FARO Technologies Inc (FARO.OQ)

FARO.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Simon Raab

65 2015 Chairman of the Board, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Robert Seidel

43 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance,IR Contact Officer

Kathleen Hall

57 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Jody Gale

43 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Katrona Tyrrell

55 2017 Chief People Officer

Stephen Cole

66 2005 Lead Independent Director

Lynn Brubaker

60 2009 Independent Director

John Caldwell

68 2002 Independent Director

John Donofrio

56 2008 Independent Director

Jeffrey Graves

56 2017 Independent Director

Yuval Wasserman

63 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Simon Raab

Dr. Simon Raab Ph.D. serves as a Chairman of the Board, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder of FARO Technologies Inc. Mr. Raab is a co-founder of the Company and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since its inception in 1982. Dr. Raab served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from its inception in 1982 until January 2006, as Co-Chief Executive Officer from January 2006 until December 2006, and as President of the Company from 1986 until 2004. Dr. Raab also serves as a director of two privately-held companies: Cynvenio Biosystems, Inc. and True Vision Systems, Inc. Dr. Raab holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, a Masters of Engineering Physics from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Waterloo, Canada.

Robert Seidel

Mr. Robert Seidel, Jr., serves as a Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance,IR Contact Officer of the Company. Mr. Seidel has served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer since December 2016 and previously held the position of Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations and interim principal financial officer of the Company from March 2016 to December 2016. He previously held the positions of Vice President, Americas Finance and Accounting from November 2015 to March 2016, Vice President, Corporate FP&A and Americas Finance from March 2015 to November 2015, and Director, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis from May 2014 to March 2015. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Seidel was employed at Trinseo S.A., a global materials company, serving as Global Finance Manager for its latex chemicals segment from 2011 to 2014. Previously, Mr. Seidel served as Plant Controller at Anheuser-Busch InBev from 2006 to 2010. Mr. Seidel began his finance and accounting career as a treasury intern at Exxon Mobil Corporation in 2002, then served in various financial planning and analysis roles of increasing responsibility at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. from 2003 to 2006. He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from Cornell’s Johnson School.

Kathleen Hall

Ms. Kathleen J. Hall serves as a Chief Operating Officer of the Company. She is an accomplished global business executive and brings a broad range of business management and functional experience to her new position. Kathleen has served as the Senior Vice President, Managing Director of the Americas region since July 2013. Prior to joining FARO, Ms. Hall served as Vice President & General Manager at Avery Dennison fromNovember 2008to October 2012. From 1982 to 2008, Ms. Hall held roles of increasing responsibility at E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Company, ranging from operations and sourcing to sales, marketing and global business leadership. Ms. Hall holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering fromLehigh University.

Jody Gale

Mr. Jody Gale serves as a Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of FARO Technologies, Inc. Prior to joining FARO, Prior to joining FARO, Mr. Gale served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel—M&A, Securities and Governance at Biomet, Inc., a medical device company, from December 2008 to January 2014. Previously, Mr. Gale was a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he worked from 1999 through 2008. Mr. Gale holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Albion College in Albion, MI and a JD/MBA from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.

Katrona Tyrrell

Ms. Katrona Tyrrell serves as Chief People Officer of the Company. Ms. Tyrrell will advise the senior leadership team as it works to scale FARO's vertical sales organization while maintaining and strengthening FARO's entrepreneurial culture, employee engagement, and career development. As CPO, she will guide all aspects of human resources for the company, including Human Resources business partnering, talent management and Human Resources Information Systems.Ms. Tyrrell joins FARO from IDT Corporation where she was the Global Senior Vice President - Human Resources, leading a team that was responsible for global succession planning, leadership development, performance management, employee engagement, and organizational effectiveness. Prior to joining IDT in 2006, Ms. Tyrrell held leadership and management positions at Towergate Partnership, Ltd. and Roberts & Partners Managed Services in the U.K. Ms. Tyrrell holds a post-graduate diploma in strategic management from Crawley College in the U.K.

Stephen Cole

Mr. Stephen R. Cole serves as a Lead Independent Director of FARO Technologies Inc. Mr. Cole was President and Founding Partner of Cole & Partners, a Toronto, Canada based mergers and acquisition and corporate finance advisory service company. In June 2010, Cole & Partners was sold to Duff & Phelps Corporation. From June 2010 to May 2013, Mr. Cole was President of Duff & Phelps Canada Limited and since May 2013 has been a Senior Advisor to Duff & Phelps Canada Limited. Mr. Cole is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, Fellow of the Canadian Chartered Institute of Business Valuators, Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers and Full Member of the ADR Institute of Canada, Inc. He is currently a director of Westaim Corporation, a TSX Venture Exchange listed company specializing in providing long-term capital to businesses operating primarily within the global financial services industry, and also a director and an advisory committee member to several private companies. Previously, Mr. Cole was a director of H. Paulin & Co. Limited, a TSX listed company, where he also served as chairman of the audit committee. Mr. Cole has also held a position as an advisory committee member or director of various private companies and charitable and professional organizations, including Bosa Group, GPX International Tire Corporation, Enterprise Capital LP II, The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators, Quetico Foundation, Nature Conservancy of Canada (Ontario Division), UJA Federation and Foundation and past Chairman of The Baycrest Centre.

Lynn Brubaker

Ms. Lynn Brubaker serves as an Independent Director of FARO Technologies Inc. Ms. Brubaker is a seasoned executive with over 35 years’ experience in aviation and aerospace in a variety of executive, operations, sales, marketing, customer support and independent consultant roles. She has 16 years of Board experience and ten years of experience advising high technology, international, multi-industry and global companies. Since 2005, Ms. Brubaker has had an advisory practice focused on strategy and business development. She is currently a director of Hexcel Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange-listed company in leading advanced materials and technology, and The Nordam Group, a private aerospace company in high technology manufacturing and repair. Ms. Brubaker also served on the board of directors of Force Protection, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of military survivability technology listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (“NASDAQ”) from March 2011 until its merger with an affiliate of General Dynamics Corporation in December 2011. Ms. Brubaker spent 10 years at Honeywell International, retiring as Vice President and General Manager—Commercial Aerospace for Honeywell International, a position she held from 1999 to 2005. Ms. Brubaker held a variety of management positions with McDonnell Douglas, Northwest Airlines, and ComAir. Ms. Brubaker currently serves on the board of a variety of private companies and other business organizations.

John Caldwell

Mr. John E. Caldwell serves as an Independent Director of FARO Technologies Inc. In March 2010, Mr. Caldwell retired as President and Chief Executive Officer and from the board of directors of SMTC Corporation, a publicly held electronics manufacturing services company whose shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Market and on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Caldwell had served as a President and CEO and as a director of SMTC since 2003. Before joining SMTC, Mr. Caldwell held positions in the Mosaic Group, a marketing services provider, as Chair of the Restructuring Committee of the Board from October 2002 to September 2003, in GEAC Computer Corporation Limited, a computer software company, as President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2000 to December 2001, and in CAE Inc., a provider of simulation technologies and integrated training solutions for the civil aviation and defense industries, as President and Chief Executive Officer from June 1993 to October 1999. In addition, Mr. Caldwell served in a variety of senior executive positions in finance, including Senior Vice President of Finance and Corporate Affairs of CAE and Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration of Carling O’Keefe Breweries of Canada. Over the course of his career, Mr. Caldwell has served on the audit committees of 11 public companies. Also, for the past several years, Mr. Caldwell has been an instructor on board risk oversight for the Institute of Corporate Directors in Canada. Mr. Caldwell has been a director of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., an innovative semiconductor provider, since 2006 and of IAMGOLD Corporation, a mid-tier gold producer, since 2006. Mr. Caldwell has also served on the board of directors of ATI Technologies Inc. from 2003 to 2006, Rothmans Inc. from 2004 to 2008, Cognos Inc. from 2000 to 2008, Stelco Inc. from 1997 to 2006 and Sleeman Breweries Ltd. from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Caldwell holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.

John Donofrio

Mr. John Donofrio serves as an Independent Director of FARO Technologies Inc. Mr. Donofrio currently serves as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Mars, Incorporated, a global food manufacturer. Before joining Mars in October 2013, Mr. Donofrio was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for The Shaw Group Inc., a global engineering and construction company, from October 2009 until February 2013. Prior to joining Shaw, Mr. Donofrio was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Visteon Corporation, a global automotive supplier, a position he held from 2005 until October 2009. Before joining Visteon, Mr. Donofrio was with Honeywell International (or its predecessor company AlliedSignal Inc.) from 1996 until 2005. At Honeywell, Mr. Donofrio was Vice President of Intellectual Property and later also served as Vice President and General Counsel for Honeywell Aerospace. Previously he was a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he worked from 1989 through 1996. Before joining Kirkland & Ellis, Mr. Donofrio was a law clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and he worked as a Patent Examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. .

Jeffrey Graves

Dr. Jeffrey A. Graves is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of MTS Systems Corporation, a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and sensors, since May 2012. From July 2005 to May 2012, he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of C&D Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer, marketer and distributer of electrical power storage systems for the standby power storage market. Dr. Graves previously served in various executive positions at Kemet Electronics Corporation from 2001 to 2005, including Chief Executive Officer; various leadership positions with General Electric Company's Power Systems Division and Corporate Research & Development Center from 1995 to 2001; and prior to 1995, various positions of increasing responsibility at Rockwell International Corporation and Howmet Corporation. Dr. Graves has served as a director of Hexcel Corporation and Teleflex Incorporated since 2007.

Yuval Wasserman

Mr. Yuval Wasserman is Independent Director of the Company. Wasserman has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Advanced Energy Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of power conversion products that transform electrical power into various usable forms, since October 2014. Mr. Wasserman previously served as President of Advanced Energy Industries' Thin Films Business Unit from August 2011 to October 2014 and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2009 to August 2011. He previously held roles at Advanced Energy Industries of Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Service from October 2007 to April 2009, and Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Service from August 2007 to October 2007. Prior to joining Advanced Energy Industries, Mr. Wasserman served as the President, and later as Chief Executive Officer, of Tevet Process Controls Technologies, Inc., a semiconductor metrology company, from May 2002 to July 2007. Prior to that, he held senior executive and general management positions at Boxer Cross, a metrology company acquired by Applied Materials, Inc., Fusion Systems, a plasma strip company that is a division of Axcelis Technologies, Inc., and AG Associates, a semiconductor capital equipment company focused on rapid thermal processing. Mr. Wasserman started his career at National Semiconductor, Inc., where he held various engineering and management positions. Mr. Wasserman served as a director of Syncroness, Inc., an outsourced engineering and product development company, from 2010 to 2017. Mr. Wasserman is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Governance Fellow.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Simon Raab

2,464,720

Robert Seidel

508,687

Kathleen Hall

902,015

Jody Gale

689,455

Katrona Tyrrell

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Stephen Cole

254,966

Lynn Brubaker

167,480

John Caldwell

177,480

John Donofrio

172,480

Jeffrey Graves

116,865

Yuval Wasserman

116,865
As Of  31 Dec 2017