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Acushnet Holdings Corp (GOLF.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Yoon Soo Yoon

71 2016 Chairman of the Board

David Maher

49 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer

William Burke

58 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Mary Bohn

56 2016 President - Titleist Golf Balls

John Duke

48 2014 President - Titleist Golf Gear

Christopher Lindner

48 2016 President - FootJoy

Steven Pelisek

56 2016 President - Titleist Golf Clubs

Dennis Doherty

59 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Joseph Nauman

65 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer

Walter Uihlein

67 2018 Director

Jennifer Estabrook

56 2016 Independent Director

Gregory Hewett

48 2016 Independent Director

Christopher Metz

52 2016 Independent Director

Sean Sullivan

50 2016 Independent Director

Steven Tishman

59 2016 Independent Director

David Valcourt

65 2016 Independent Director

Norman Wesley

67 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Yoon Soo Yoon

Mr. Yoon Soo (Gene) Yoon serves as Chairman of the Board of the company. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Fila Korea since 1991 and the Chairman of Fila Korea since 1994. Fila Korea is a public company listed on the Korea Exchange. Mr. Yoon has served as the chairman of our board of directors since 2011. Mr. Yoon also served as the chairman of the board of directors of Acushnet Company, our operating subsidiary, from 2011 to October 2016 and served as the President of Acushnet Holdings Corp. from 2011 until May 2016. Mr. Yoon was selected to serve as a director because of his affiliation with Fila, his knowledge and experience in consumer products and his experience as the chairman of Acushnet Holdings Corp. since 2011 and as the chairman of Acushnet Company from 2011 to 2016.

David Maher

Mr. David Maher is re designated as President, Chief Executive Officer of the company effective January 1, 2018. He joined the company in 1991 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in June 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Maher was Senior Vice President, Titleist Worldwide Sales and Global Operations from February 2016 to June 2016 and Vice President, Titleist U.S. Sales from 2001 to January 2016.

William Burke

Mr. William Burke serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the company. He joined the company in 1997 and was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in April 2016 after serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Acushnet Company since 2003. Prior to that, he served as Vice President and Controller of Acushnet Company. Before joining the company, Mr. Burke held various finance positions at predecessor parent companies Fortune Brands Inc. and American Brands Inc..

Mary Bohn

Ms. Mary Louise Bohn serves as President - Titleist Golf Balls of the company. She joined the company in 1987 and was appointed President, Titleist Golf Balls in June 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Bohn was Executive Vice President, Titleist Golf Balls and Titleist Communications from February 2016 to June 2016, Vice President, Golf Ball Marketing and Titleist Communications from 2010 to January 2016 and Vice President, Advertising and Communications from 2000 to 2010.

John Duke

Mr. John (Jay) Duke, Jr. serves as President - Titleist Golf Gear of the company. He joined the company in 2014 and was appointed President, Titleist Golf Gear in 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Duke worked at Hasbro, Inc., a multinational toy and board game company, from 2012 to 2014 where he was Vice President and Global Franchise Leader for Transformers Global Brand. Prior to Hasbro, Mr. Duke was President of Karhu Holdings BV from 2008 to 2012 and prior to that he held various general management positions with Converse Inc. (a subsidiary of NIKE, Inc.). Mr. Duke also spent time earlier in his career working for Morgan Stanley and Reebok.

Christopher Lindner

Mr. Christopher Lindner serves as President - FootJoy, a subsidiary of the company. He joined the company in August 2016 as President of FootJoy. Prior to that, Mr. Lindner worked at Wolverine World Wide Inc., an American footwear manufacturer, from 2010 to August 2016 where he was President of Keds from 2014 to August 2016, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Development for Sperry in 2014 and Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of North America Sales for Saucony from 2010 to 2014. Prior to 2010, Mr. Lindner held various positions with NIKE, including as Vice President of Global Marketing for Converse and Vice President of Global Marketing for Bauer Hockey (both NIKE subsidiaries), and leadership roles with 800.com, Electronic Arts and Rollerblade.

Steven Pelisek

Mr. Steven Pelisek serves as President - Titleist Golf Clubs of the company. He joined the company in 1993 and was appointed President, Titleist Golf Clubs in March 2016. From 2008 to March 2016, he was General Manager, Titleist Golf Clubs. Prior to that, Mr. Pelisek served as Vice President, Club Sales for both the Titleist and Cobra Club brands.

Dennis Doherty

Mr. Dennis D. Doherty serves as Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. He joined the company in 1994 and was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer in June 2016 after serving as Senior Vice President, Human Resources since 2000. Before joining Acushnet Company, Mr. Doherty held human resource positions at American Brands Inc. and Revlon Health Care Group.

Joseph Nauman

Mr. Joseph John Nauman Jr. serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer of the company. He joined the company in 2000 and was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer in June 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Nauman was Executive Vice President, Corporate and Legal from 2005 to June 2016. Prior to 2000, Mr. Nauman held legal positions at Fortune Brands Inc. and Chadbourne & Parke LLP.

Walter Uihlein

Mr. Walter R. Uihlein is Director of the company. He is no longer President, Chief Executive Officer of the company effective January 1, 2018. He joined the company in 1976 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Acushnet Company in 1995 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Acushnet Holdings Corp. in May 2016. Mr. Uihlein served as a member of the board of directors of Acushnet Company, our operating subsidiary, from 1984 to October, 2016, and has served on our board of directors since October 2016. In 2005, Mr. Uihlein received the PGA of America's Distinguished Service Award, the organization's highest honor. Mr. Uihlein was selected to serve as a director because he is our President and Chief Executive Officer and has extensive experience as an executive in the golf industry, as well as due to his experience as a director of Acushnet Company.

Jennifer Estabrook

Ms. Jennifer Estabrook serves as Independent Director of the company. She has been the Chief Operating Officer of Fila North America since December 2015 and was the Executive Vice President, Business Operations of Fila USA, Inc. from September 2010 until December 2015. Ms. Estabrook has also been the Head of Global Licensing for Fila Luxembourg S.à.r.l. since 2014 and a member of the Board of Managers of Fila Luxembourg S.à.r.l. since 2007 and has held several other positions at Fila USA, Inc. and its affiliates since 2005. Fila USA, Inc. and Fila Luxembourg S.à.r.l. are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Fila Korea, a public company listed on the Korea Exchange. Ms. Estabrook served as a member of the board of directors of Acushnet Company, our operating subsidiary, from 2011 to October, 2016. Ms. Estabrook has served on our board of directors since October 2016. Ms. Estabrook was selected to serve as a director because of her affiliation with Fila, her knowledge and experience in consumer products and her experience as a director of Acushnet Company since 2011.

Gregory Hewett

Mr. Gregory Hewett serves as Independent Director of the company. He is the principal of GH Consulting LLC, a private consultancy for businesses and institutional investors that he founded in March 2015. Previously, Mr. Hewett served at The Blackstone Group L.P. from August 2005 through February 2015 in various capacities, including most recently as a Senior Managing Director. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Hewett served as a Director in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse First Boston, which he joined in 2000 when it acquired Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he was an Associate in the Investment Banking Division. Prior to joining Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Mr. Hewett practiced law at Bryan Cave LLP. Mr. Hewett has served on our board of directors since October 2016. Mr. Hewett was selected to serve as a director because of his significant experience in finance.

Christopher Metz

Mr. Christopher Metz serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Metz most recently served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Arctic Cat, Inc., a position he held from December 2014 until March 2017. Previously, Mr. Metz was a Managing Director of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., a private equity firm, from 2005 to 2014. Prior to joining Sun Capital, Mr. Metz held various senior leadership positions at Black & Decker, including President of its Hardware and Home Improvement Group from 1999 to 2005 and General Manager of its DeWALT European Power Tools business based in Frankfurt, Germany from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Metz previously served as a director of Arctic Cat, Inc. and Vince Holding Corp. Mr. Metz has served on our board of directors since October 2016. Mr. Metz was selected to serve as a director because of his extensive global operating and leadership experience in the consumer and durable goods industries and his experience serving on other public company boards.

Sean Sullivan

Mr. Sean S. Sullivan serves as Independent Director of the company. He is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AMC Networks Inc., a position he has held since 2011. Mr. Sullivan served as Chief Corporate Officer of RMH from 2010 to 2011. Prior to joining AMC Networks Inc., Mr. Sullivan served as Chief Financial Officer of HiT Entertainment from 2009 to 2010 and Chief Financial Officer and President of Commercial Print and Packaging division of Cenveo, Inc. from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Sullivan has served on our board of directors since October 2016. Mr. Sullivan was selected to serve as a director because of his significant experience in finance and operations.

Steven Tishman

Mr. Steven H. Tishman serves as Independent Director of the company. He is a Managing Director and Global Head of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Houlihan Lokey, where he is also a member of the firm's Management Committee, Co-Head of the firm's M&A Commitment Committee and a member of the firm's Corporate Finance Board of Directors. Mr. Tishman joined Houlihan Lokey in January 2012. Previously, Mr. Tishman was a Managing Director at Rothschild Inc., where he served from 2002 to 2012. Prior to joining Rothschild, Mr. Tishman was a Managing Director of Robertson Stephens Inc. from 1999 to 2002, and was a Senior Managing Director of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. from 1993 to 1999. Mr. Tishman is currently a trustee of GoodHaven Funds Trust and was previously a director of Cedar Fair L.P., Nautica Enterprises, Inc., Claire's Stores, Inc. and Odimo, Inc. Mr. Tishman has served on our board of directors since October 2016. Mr. Tishman was selected to serve as a director because of his extensive experience in finance and management and serving on other public company boards.

David Valcourt

Mr. David P. Valcourt serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Valcourt served as Senior Mentor/Highly Qualified Expert and Korea-U.S. Alliance Military Exercise Facilitator for US Forces Korea from 2011-2016. He assumed this position following his retirement from the Army in 2010 as Lieutenant General after 37 years of active duty service. Lt. Gen. Valcourt also joined WILL Interactive, a developer of interactive video-based simulations designed to modify behavior and enhance performance, as Vice President upon retirement from the Army; he transitioned to the role of Special Advisor in January 2016. Lt. Gen. Valcourt has served on our board of directors since October 2016. Lt. Gen. Valcourt was selected to serve as a director because of his extensive leadership and management experience.

Norman Wesley

Mr. Norman H. Wesley serves as Independent Director of the company. He is the former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Fortune Brands, Inc. Mr. Wesley joined Fortune Brands in 1984 and became President and Chief Operating Officer of Fortune Brands in September 1998, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fortune Brands in December 1999. He served as Chief Executive Officer through December 2007 and as Chairman until September 2008. Previously, Mr. Wesley held various management positions at Crown Zellerbach Corporation. Mr. Wesley currently serves as a director of Acuity Brands, Inc. and Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. Mr. Wesley was previously a director of Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., ACCO Brands Corporation, Fortune Brands, Inc., Pactiv Corporation, and R.R. Donnelly & Sons. Mr. Wesley has served on our board of directors since October 2016. Mr. Wesley was selected to serve as a director because of his extensive experience in the consumer products industry, his prior leadership experience, and his experience serving on other public company boards.

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