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Maxwell Technologies Inc (MXWL.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Bilodeau

58 2017 Chairman of the Board

Franz Fink

53 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Lyle

52 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

Michael Finger

2015 Senior Vice President - Global Sales

Richard Bergman

53 2015 Director

Ilya Golubovich

2017 Director

John Mutch

2017 Director

Jorg Buchheim

2016 Independent Director

Jose Cortes

50 2002 Independent Director

Burkhard Goeschel

69 2007 Independent Director

Robert Guyett

78 2011 Independent Director

Roger Howsmon

71 2008 Independent Director

Yon Jorden

60 2008 Independent Director

Mike Sund

Vice President - Communications and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Bilodeau

Mr. Steven J. Bilodeau is re designated as Chairman of the Board of the Company effective July 13, 2017. Mr. Bilodeau has more than thirty years of general management and operations experience, as well as extensive experience serving on public company boards. He was Chief Executive Officer of Standard Microsystems Corporation (SMSC) from 1999–2008 where he also served as Chairman from 2000-2012. Bilodeau currently serves as a director on the board of Cohu, Inc., and is a member of the Audit, Compensation, and Governance & Nominating Committees as well as serves as the chair of the Compensation Committee. He has also previously served as a director of NuHorizons Electronic Corp., Conexant Systems Inc., and Gennum Corporation.

Franz Fink

Dr. Franz J. Fink, Ph.D., is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Maxwell Technologies, Inc. Dr. Fink joined Maxwell as President and Chief Executive Officer effective as of May 1, 2014. Immediately prior to joining Maxwell, Dr. Fink was an independent business consultant, assisting companies in the industrial and automotive markets with business optimization and growth initiatives. From 2006 to 2012, Dr. Fink served as president and chief executive officer of Gennum Corp., a leading supplier of high-speed analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for the optical communications, networking, and video broadcast markets that was listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange before being acquired by Semtech Corp. in March 2012. From 2003 to 2006, Dr. Fink was senior vice president and general manager of the Wireless and Mobile Systems Group of Austin, Texas-based Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. From 1991 through 2003, Dr. Fink held a series of senior management positions in the Semiconductor Products Sector of Motorola Corp. in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. Dr. Fink holds a doctorate in natural sciences from the department of computer-aided design and a master’s degree in computer science and electrical engineering from the Technical University of Munich, Germany.

David Lyle

Mr. David Lyle is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lyle served as the chief financial officer of Entropic Communications, Inc., a provider of semiconductor solutions for home entertainment, from June 2007 to May 2015. From August 2005 to June 2007, Mr. Lyle was the chief financial officer at RF Magic, acquired by Entropic in June 2007. Prior to RF Magic, Mr. Lyle was finance director and controller for the mobile communications business unit at Broadcom Corp., a provider of highly-integrated semiconductor solutions. He joined Broadcom in July 2004 through its acquisition of Zyray Wireless Inc., a WCDMA baseband co-processor company, where he served as chief financial officer beginning in January 2004. Prior to 2004, Mr. Lyle served as chief financial officer at Mobilian Corporation, a wireless data communications semiconductor company, and in various finance roles at Intel Corporation, a semiconductor company. At Intel, Mr. Lyle served in the microprocessor and networking groups and in the strategic investment arm of Intel, now known as Intel Capital. Mr. Lyle received an undergraduate degree in business from the University of Southern California and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University. In addition, Mr. Lyle holds a Master of International Management (MIM) degree from American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) where he graduated with distinction.

Michael Finger

Michael Finger is Senior Vice President - Global Sales of Maxwell Technologies, Inc. Immediately prior to joining Maxwell, Finger was vice president, global sales and marketing, for TT Electronics, a global electronics company supplying components and services to the world's leading manufacturers in the transportation, industrial, aerospace, defense and medical markets. Previously, he held a series of senior sales and management positions with Hella KGaA Huek & Co., a global tier-1 supplier of lighting technology and electronic products for the automobile industry. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Applied Science in Aachen, Germany.

Richard Bergman

Mr. Rick Bergman is Director of Maxwell Technologies Inc. Bergman joined Synaptics in 2011, after serving in a series of senior executive positions with AMD, where he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD's Product Group from May 2009 to September 2011 , and Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD's Graphics Product Group (GPG) from October 2006 to May 2009 . Until AMD acquired ATI in 2006, Mr. Bergman was Senior Vice President and General Manager of ATI's PC Group. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of S3 Graphics and before that he held other senior management positions in the technology industry after beginning his career with Texas Instruments and IBM. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan and a Master's degree in business administration from the University of Colorado's Executive MBA program.

Ilya Golubovich

John Mutch

Jorg Buchheim

Mr. Jorg Buchheim is Independent Director of the Company. He brings decades of applicable experience to Maxwell. Buchheim is a seasoned global sales leader and an automotive industry veteran. From 2002 through 2015 he worked at HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co. in a series of senior sales and management positions, including most recently as president and chief executive officer of HELLA China and a member of the HELLA Group Management Board based out ofShanghai. He previously served as HELLA's Global Key Account Manager for Indian OEMs and Hyundai/Kia as well as Vice President Sales and Marketing China,Shanghai. Prior to joining HELLA, Buchheim worked in European Key Account Sales for Mitsubishi Electric and in the Project Management for Spoerle / Arrow.

Jose Cortes

Mr. Jose L. Cortes is Independent Director of Maxwell Technologies Inc. Mr. Cortes was appointed a Class I director in July 2002. He serves on the Governance and Nominating Committee. Since 1999, Mr. Cortes has been chairperson of Montena SA, a holding company that sold its Montena Components, Ltd. subsidiary to the Company in July 2002. Since 1996, he has been a director of GenTurica, AG, an asset management firm, and a partner at GroCor Asset Management AG, a family office and private equity advisor. Mr. Cortes resides in Zürich, Switzerland.

Burkhard Goeschel

Dr. Burkhard Goeschel, Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Maxwell Technologies Inc. He serves on the Governance and Nominating Committee. Since January 2013, he has been senior advisor with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, a leading global strategy consultancy. From 2007 through 2012, he was chief technology officer of MAGNA International, a leading global supplier of technologically advanced automotive systems, components and complete modules. From 2000 until his retirement in 2006, he was a member of the six-person management board of BMW Group, with overall responsibility for research, development and purchasing. Before beginning his career with BMW in 1978, he spent two years as a group leader for engine product development with Daimler Benz. He is an honorary professor of the Technical University in Graz, Austria, holds an honorary doctorate from the Technical University of Munich and is senator and a member of the university's management board and a trustee of its Institute for Advanced Studies. Further, he is honorary president of the German Research Association for Internal Combustion Engines, is a member of the Council for Technical Sciences of the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities and was general chairperson of the Society of Automotive Engineers 2006 World Congress. In January 2013, Dr. Goeschel was honored by the State of Austria with the Great Golden Cross of the State of Austria.

Robert Guyett

Mr. Robert Guyett is an Independent Director of Maxwell Technologies Inc. He served as Chairperson of the Board from May 2010 to May 2011, and also from May 2003 until May 2007. He serves on the Compensation Committee and is the Chairperson of the Audit Committee. Since 1995, he has been president and chief executive officer of Crescent Management Enterprises LLC, a consulting firm that provides financial management and investment advisory services. From 1990 to 2013, he was a director and chairperson of the audit committee of Newport Corp., a public company which is a supplier of products and systems to the semiconductor, communications, electronics, research and life science markets. Mr. Guyett formerly served as a director and treasurer of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation and currently serves on the board of a privately-held company. From 1991 to 1995, he was a director and chief financial officer of Engelhard Corp and from 1987 to 1991, he was a director and chief financial officer of Fluor Corporation.

Roger Howsmon

Mr. Roger L. Howsmon is an Independent Director of Maxwell Technologies Inc. He was appointed a Class I director in May 2008. He serves on the Governance and Nominating Committee. Since April 2013, Mr. Howsmon has been the chief operating officer of Wheatridge Manufacturing, a company specializing in the engineering, design and manufacturing of cabover trucks. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Howsmon was the senior advisor to the president and chief executive officer of Blue Bird Corporation, one of the world's leading bus manufacturers, which is privately held by Cerberus Capital Management. From 2007 to 2010, he served as the senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Blue Bird Corporation. Prior to this, Mr. Howsmon, as executive vice president, led the manufactured housing group of Fleetwood Enterprises, and before that, was chairperson and chief executive officer of Global Promo Group, an international marketer of promotional products. Earlier in his career, he held a series of senior management positions in the diesel engine industry, as vice president for North American distribution for Cummins Engine Company and president of Perkins Engines, and then five years as general manager of Peterbilt Motors, a leading manufacturer of medium and heavy duty trucks. He currently serves as a director of Aura Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of mobile power solutions as well as serving on the boards of two privately held companies.

Yon Jorden

Ms. Yon Yoon Jorden is an Independent Director of Maxwell Technologies Inc. She served as chief financial officer of four publicly traded companies, most recently as executive vice president and chief financial officer of AdvancePCS, a $16 billion Nasdaq-listed provider of pharmacy benefits management to more than 75 million health plan participants, from 2002 to 2004. Previously she was chief financial officer of Informix, a Nasdaq-listed technology company, Oxford Health Plans, a Nasdaq-listed provider of managed health care services, and WellPoint, Inc., a NYSE-listed managed care company. Earlier in her career she was a senior auditor with Arthur Andersen & Co., where she became a certified public accountant. She joined the board of BioScrip, a Nasdaq-listed national provider of infusion and home care management solutions, in May 2014 and serves as chairperson of the audit committee and is a member of the compensation committee. She also currently serves as a director of Methodist Health System, a Texas-based hospital system. From 2004 to 2013, she served as a director and chairperson of the audit committee of Magnatek, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed manufacturer of digital power control systems. From 2008 to 2010, she served as a director and chairperson of the audit committee of U.S. Oncology, a leading oncology services company.

Mike Sund