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Itron Inc (ITRI.OQ)

ITRI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Philip Mezey

57 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Lynda Ziegler

64 2015 Vice Chairman of the Board

Joan Hooper

59 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Thomas Deitrich

50 2015 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Shannon Votava

56 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Michel Cadieux

59 2014 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Robert Farrow

59 2017 Vice President - Strategic Planning, Treasurer

Kirby Dyess

70 2006 Independent Director

Thomas Glanville

58 2001 Independent Director

Frank Jaehnert

59 2015 Independent Director

Jerome Lande

41 2015 Independent Director

Timothy Leyden

65 2015 Independent Director

Peter Mainz

52 2016 Independent Director

Daniel Pelino

60 2014 Independent Director

Gary Pruitt

67 2006 Independent Director

Diana Tremblay

57 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Philip Mezey

Mr. Philip C. Mezey is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Itron Inc. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of Itron’s Energy segment from March 2011 through December 31, 2012. Effective January 1, 2013, he was elected Itron’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Mezey joined Itron in March 2003 as Managing Director of Software Development for Itron’s Energy Management Solutions Group as part of Itron’s acquisition of Silicon Energy Corp., where he had most recently served as its Senior Vice President of Product Development and Strategy. Mr. Mezey was promoted to Group Vice President and Manager of Software Solutions in 2004. In 2005, he became Senior Vice President Software Solutions, and in 2007 Mr. Mezey became Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Itron North America.

Lynda Ziegler

Ms. Lynda L. Ziegler is Vice Chairman of the Board of Itron, Inc. In September 2012, Ms. Ziegler retired from Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S. (and a customer of Itron), whose parent is Edison International. During her tenure at SCE, she held various management positions related to customer program offerings, customer service, development, communication and implementation of energy efficiency programs, marketing and communication of smart meters, and generally led all aspects of delivering power to almost 5 million customers. From 2006 to 2011, Ms. Ziegler was Senior Vice President of Customer Service, and from January 1, 2011 until her retirement in September of 2012, she served as Executive Vice President of Power Delivery Services, where she was responsible for transmission and distribution construction and maintenance, customer service, information technology (IT), and support services including procurement and real estate management. In the past she has served on the advisory committee for power delivery and utilization at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and was a founding member of the Board of the Association for Women in Water and Energy.

Joan Hooper

Ms. Joan S. Hooper has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company., effective June 5, 2017. She most recently served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of CHC Helicopter, a helicopter services company, from 2011 to 2015. From 2003 to 2010, she held several finance executive positions at Dell, a computer hardware, software and IT services company, including vice president and CFO for the Global Public and Americas business units, as well as vice president of corporate finance and chief accounting officer. Before Dell, Ms. Hooper was executive vice president and CFO of FreeMarkets, an innovative provider of procurement tools and services, which she helped take public in 1999. She also held a variety of senior finance positions at AT&T.

Thomas Deitrich

Mr. Thomas L. Deitrich is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President Itron, Inc. Mr. Deitrich joined Itron in October 2015. From 2012 to September 2015, Mr. Deitrich was Senior Vice President and General Manager for Digital Networking at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (Freescale), and he served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Freescale's RF, Analog, Sensor, and Cellular Products Group from 2009 to 2012. Mr. Deitrich had other roles of increasing responsibility at Freescale from 2006 to 2009. Prior to Freescale, Mr. Deitrich worked for Flextronics, Sony-Ericsson/Ericsson, and GE.

Shannon Votava

Ms. Shannon M. Votava serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Itron, Inc. Ms. Votava was promoted to this role in March 2016. Ms. Votava joined Itron in May 2010 as Assistant General Counsel and was promoted to Vice President and General Counsel in January 2012. She assumed the responsibilities of Corporate Secretary in January 2013. Before joining Itron, Ms. Votava served as Associate General Counsel, Commercial at Cooper Industries plc from October 2008 to April 2010, and as General Counsel for Honeywell's Electronic Materials business from 2003 to 2008.

Michel Cadieux

Mr. Michel Charles Cadieux is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Cadieux was Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Security at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

Robert Farrow

Mr. Robert H. A. Farrow has been appointed as Vice President - Strategic Planning, Treasurer of the Company., effective June 5, 2017. He currently serves as Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Farrow the Company’s Vice President - Strategic Planning and Treasury, joined the Company in October 2015. Before joining the Company, Mr. Farrow served as Vice President – Financial Services and Treasury and as Corporate Treasurer for Alghanim Industries which Mr. Farrow joined in June 2009. From 1994 to 2009, Mr. Farrow held positions of increasing responsibility in finance and treasury at General Electric, including CFO of GE Hydro.

Kirby Dyess

Ms. Kirby A. Dyess is an Independent Director of Itron, Inc. Ms. Dyess is a principal in Austin Capital Management LLC where she invests in and assists early stage companies. Prior to forming Austin Capital Management LLC in 2003, Ms. Dyess spent 23 years at Intel Corporation where she most recently served as its Corporate Vice President from 1994 until her retirement in December 2002, and as Director of Operations for Intel Capital from 2000 to 2002. While at Intel, she also served as Vice President and Director of New Business Development, and Corporate Vice President and Director of Human Resources worldwide. Until 2015, Ms. Dyess served on the board of directors and as chairman of the compensation committee of Viasystems Group Inc., a public company whose shares were traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange until it was acquired by TTM Technologies last year. She currently serves on the board of Complí, a privately-held company that provides compliance software to companies, and chairs the board of Prolifiq SW Inc., a privately-held enterprise software company. In 2009, Ms. Dyess was elected to the board of directors of Portland General Electric (PGE), a public utility whose shares are traded on the NYSE (“POR”), where she serves as a member of its audit committee and chairs the compensation and human resources committee.

Thomas Glanville

Mr. Thomas S. Glanville is Independent Director of Itron, Inc. Since 2003, Mr. Glanville has been the Managing Partner of Eschelon Energy Partners, LP, Eschelon Advisors, LP, and affiliates, providing energy and private equity investment and advisory services. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Glanville served as Vice President of Technology and New Ventures for Reliant Energy, Inc., one of the world’s largest international energy services companies, and its affiliate, Reliant Resources, Inc. In September 2015 he was appointed to the board of directors of Mitcham Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: “MIND”), a publicly traded equipment company for the geophysical, oceanographic and hydrographic industries, where he also serves as chair of the board’s audit committee. He currently serves on the board of directors of a privately-held oil and gas exploration and production company, Strand Energy, LLC. He served as Chairman of the Texas TriCities Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (Houston, Austin, San Antonio) from 2011 through 2016.

Frank Jaehnert

Mr. Frank M. Jeahnert is an Independent Director of the Company. From 1995 to his retirement in 2013, Mr. Jaehnert held several roles with Brady Corporation, a publicly traded manufacturer and marketer of complete solutions that identify and protect premises, products and people. These roles included President and Chief Executive Officer from 2003 to 2013, Senior Vice President and President of a business line from 2002 to 2003, and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1996 to 2001. Prior to joining Brady Corporation, Mr. Jaehnert held various financial and management positions for Robert Bosch GmbH, a German multinational engineering and electronics company. Mr. Jaehnert serves on the board of directors of Nordson Corporation, which he joined in 2012, and Briggs & Stratton Corporation, which he joined in 2014. Nordson (NASDAQ: “NDSN”) and Briggs & Stratton (NYSE: “BGG”) are both publicly traded large manufacturing companies. Mr. Jaehnert also serves on the audit and finance committees of Briggs & Stratton and the audit committee of Nordson. Mr. Jaehnert has extensive, broad-based international business and executive management and leadership experience. Mr. Jaehnert’s diverse background, his experience with geographic expansion and acquisitions, as well as his experience serving on other public company boards bring valuable perspectives to the Board.

Jerome Lande

Mr. Jerome J. Lande is Independent Director of the Company. Since April 2016 he has served as the Head of Special-Situation Investments at Scopia Capital Management LP., an asset management firm and one of Itron’s principal minority shareholders. He was previously the Managing Partner of Coppersmith Capital Management LLC (Coppersmith), an asset management firm focused on equity investing in small to mid-cap markets and in long-term value creation, which he co-founded in April 2012. Prior to co-founding Coppersmith, Mr. Lande was a partner of MCM Capital Management, LLC, the general partner of MMI Investments, LP, a small-cap investment fund founded in 1996 to employ private equity investing methodologies in public equities, and where Mr. Lande oversaw research, trading and activism from 1998 to 2011. Prior to that time, he was associated with other equity investment firms where he was directly involved with corporate development as well as equity growth. Mr. Lande is a member of the board of directors of CONMED Corporation, a public global medical technology company whose shares are traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange (“CNMD”), where he also serves on the compensation and strategy committees.

Timothy Leyden

Mr. Timothy M. Leyden is an Independent Director of Company. Mr. Leyden retired in 2015 after eight years with Western Digital Corporation (WDC), a NASDAQ company that manufactures hard-disk drives used to record, store and recall volumes of data. He served as WDC’s Chief Financial Officer from 2013 until January 2015, President of Western Digital, one of WDC’s two operating subsidiaries, from 2012 to 2013, its Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2012, and its Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2010. Prior to joining WDC, Mr. Leyden was Vice President and then Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Sage Software PLC, a customized software solutions business, from 2001 to 2007. Mr. Leyden serves on the board of directors of Oakgate Technology, Inc., a privately-held company that provides test, validation and benchmarking products and services to the storage industry. He also serves on the board of directors of Virtium LLC, a private company that provides storage and memory innovation for various imbedded industrial segments.

Peter Mainz

Mr. Peter Mainz is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mainz served as a Non-Executive Director of Cyan Connode Holdings Plc, formerly Cyan Holdings Plc (London Stock Exchange (LSE): “CYAN”) from 2014 until December 2015, stepping down from that position upon his appointment to the Itron Board. Cyan Holdings and its subsidiaries provide wireless communication technology for smart metering, lighting, and the Internet of Things. Mr. Mainz also served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Sensus Inc., a global solutions company (and competitor of Itron) offering smart meters, communications systems, software and services for the electricity, gas and water industries, from 2008 until 2014. Prior to that, he served as the Executive Vice President of Operations of Sensus from 2007 to 2008, and the Chief Financial Officer of Sensus from 2003 to 2007.

Daniel Pelino

Mr. Daniel S. Pelino is Independent Director of Iron, Inc. Mr. Pelino retired from International Business Machines Corp., the multinational technology company (IBM) in November 2016, where he had been employed since 1980, most recently as General Manager of IBM’s public sector business, a position he had held since 2012. The public sector business focused on government, education, healthcare and life sciences industries, including IBM’s Smarter Cities initiative. While at IBM, Mr. Pelino held several other positions of escalating responsibility focused on helping organizations, states and countries transform and digitize their technology systems. Mr. Pelino currently serves on the executive committee for the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative and on the board of directors of the Healthcare Executive Network. Mr. Pelino provides the Board with a strong background in technology, brand marketing, and business innovation and development. With his worldwide experience in governmental business and strategies, he brings a current global business perspective to the Board. In addition, Mr. Pelino’s knowledge of digitized services created for economic development adds invaluable insight to the Company’s smart metering systems and strategies for its utility customers.

Gary Pruitt

Mr. Gary E. Pruitt is an Independent Director of Itron, Inc. In 2010, Mr. Pruitt retired as Chairman of Univar N.V. (Univar), a multi-national chemical distribution company based in Bellevue, Washington, and retired as Chief Executive Officer in October 2009. Before joining Univar in 1978, Mr. Pruitt was a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen from 1973 through 1977. Mr. Pruitt is a member of the board of directors of Public Storage, Inc. (a real estate investment trust specializing in self-storage facilities) (“PSA”), Esterline Technologies Corporation (a specialized manufacturing company) (“ESL”), and PS Business Parks, Inc. (a full service real estate company) (“PSB”) – all companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Mr. Pruitt is a Lead Independent Trustee of Public Storage, Inc. and also serves as a member of its audit committee and nominating/corporate governance committee. He also is a member of the audit committee of PS Business Parks, and serves on the compensation, and nominating and corporate governance committees of Esterline Technologies Corporation.

Diana Tremblay

Ms. Diana D. Tremblay is Independent Director of the Company. Since July 2013, Ms. Tremblay has served as the Vice President of Global Business Services of General Motors Company, the motor vehicle manufacturer and distributor multinational corporation (NYSE: “GM”). She has been with that company since 1977, and during her tenure at GM, she has held a variety of positions in engineering, manufacturing and labor relations, including direct operational responsibility for over 50,000 employees. From December 2009 to July 2013, Ms. Tremblay held the position of Vice President of Manufacturing at GM. As the leader of the newly formed Global Business Services business unit, she is charged with streamlining administrative processes around the world to improve service quality, reduce complexity, and achieve cost efficiencies in such areas as finance, human resources, real estate, purchasing, asset management and master data.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Philip Mezey

4,508,650

Lynda Ziegler

211,174

Joan Hooper

--

Thomas Deitrich

2,763,890

Shannon Votava

1,152,580

Michel Cadieux

1,397,510

Robert Farrow

--

Kirby Dyess

178,750

Thomas Glanville

184,969

Frank Jaehnert

181,594

Jerome Lande

138,722

Timothy Leyden

179,752

Peter Mainz

213,946

Daniel Pelino

171,469

Gary Pruitt

193,203

Diana Tremblay

183,594
As Of  31 Dec 2016