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NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Bonfield

74 2010 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Kurt Sievers

49 2018 President

Richard Clemmer

66 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Johannes Huth

58 2010 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Peter Kelly

61 2017 Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

David Reed

60 2017 Executive Vice President, General Manager - Technology & Operations

Keith Shull

67 2015 Executive Vice President - Chief Human Resource Officer

Jennifer Wuamett

51 2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Steve Owen

58 Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Tareq Bustami

49 2015 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Digital Networking Business

Paul Hart

42 2015 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Radio Frequency Business

Jeff Palmer

Vice President of Investor Relations

Ian Loring

52 2010 Non-Executive Director

Lih-Shyng Tsai

67 2014 Non-Executive Director

Kenneth Goldman

69 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Marion Helmes

52 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Josef Kaeser

61 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Eric Meurice

62 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Smitham

76 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Julie Southern

59 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Gregory Summe

62 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Bonfield

Mr. Sir Peter L. Bonfield has been Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since August 2010. He is Member of the Company's Nominating and Compensation Committee. Prior to that, Sir Peter was the chairman of the supervisory board of NXP B.V. from September 29, 2006. Sir Peter served as chief executive officer and chairman of the executive committee for British Telecom plc from 1996 to 2002 and prior to that was chairman and chief executive officer of ICL plc (now Fujitsu Services Holdings Ltd.). Sir Peter also worked in the semiconductor industry during his tenure as a divisional director at Texas Instruments Incorporated, for whom he held a variety of senior management positions around the world. Sir Peter currently holds non-executive directorships at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited, Mentor Graphics Corporation and serves as Chairman of Global Logic Inc. Sir Peter is Chair of Council and Senior Pro-Chancellor at Loughborough University, Chairman of the Board, East West Institute UK and Board Director, East West Institute USA and Board Mentor at CMi in Belgium. He is also Advisor to Longreach LLP in Hong Kong, Alix Partners UK LLP in London and G3 Good Governance Ltd in London.

Kurt Sievers

Mr. Kurt Sievers is President of the Company. Between January 1, 2010 and 2016 he also acted as Managing Director of NXP Germany GmbH within the Company. Mr. Sievers previously managed the automotive safety and comfort business line and served in various positions at Philips since 1995.

Richard Clemmer

Mr. Richard L. Clemmer is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He became executive director, president and chief executive officer on January 1, 2009. Prior to that, from December 2007, Mr. Clemmer was a member of the supervisory board of NXP B.V. and a senior advisor of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Prior to joining NXP, he was the President and CEO of Agere Systems, served as Chairman of u-Nav Microelectronics Corporation, and was executive vice president and chief financial officer at Quantum Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Clemmer worked for Texas Instruments Incorporated as senior vice president and semiconductor group chief financial officer. Mr. Clemmer also serves on the board of NCR Corporation.

Johannes Huth

Mr. Johannes Peter Huth has been Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since August 2010. He is Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Huth was a member and chairman of our supervisory board and a member and vice-chairman of NXP B.V.’s supervisory board from September 29, 2006. Mr. Huth joined Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LLP in May 1999 and is a Member of KKR and Head of KKR’s operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He is also a member of the Firm’s Management Committee and several of the Firm’s Investment Committees. Prior to joining KKR, he was a member of the Management Committee of Investcorp and jointly responsible for Investcorp’s operations in Europe. From 1986 to 1991, he worked at Salomon Brothers, where he was a Vice President in the Mergers and Acquisitions departments in London and New York. Mr. Huth currently is also member of the Supervisory Board of GEG German Estate Group AG, member of the Board of SoftwareOne AG and member of the Board of Cognita Ltd. He is the Chairman of the Trustees of Impetus – Private Equity Foundation, a charitable organization set up by the Private Equity industry focused on providing support to charities involved with young people not in education, employment or training. He is Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Design Museum, trustee of the Staedel Museum in Frankfurt and trustee of The Education Endowment Foundation. He is a Visiting Fellow of Oxford University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He earned a BSc with Highest Honors from the London School of Economics and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Mr. Huth is also a member of the Global Advisory Board of the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

Peter Kelly

Mr. Peter Kelly has serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since 2017. Between 2015 and 2017 he acted as the Company's Officer Executive Vice President - Strategy, M&A and Integration. Mr. Kelly is Executive Vice President and a Member of the Management Team, focusing on Strategy, M&A, and the integration with Freescale. He joined NXP in March, 2011 and previously served as NXP’s chief financial officer. Mr. Kelly has over 30 years of applicable experience in the global technology industry and has extensive financial expertise having worked in financial management positions in several other companies, including as CFO of UGI Corp. and Agere Systems Inc. Mr. Kelly also serves on the board of Plexus, Corp.

David Reed

Mr. David Reed has served as Executive Vice President, General Manager - Technology & Operations of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since 2017. Between 2015 and 2017 he acted as Executive Vice President, General Manager - Operations of the Company. Mr. Reed is Executive Vice President of Technology and Operations at NXP. He joined NXP in 2015, having served as general manager at Freescale until the merger with NXP. He has 30 years of extensive international experience with global execution of fabs, assembly/test, packaging, R&D, foundries and joint ventures for Analog, Automotive, Logic and Wireless customers. He joined Freescale Semiconductor in 2012 as Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Operations. Previously he was vice president and general manager at GLOBALFOUNDRIES. He began his career at Texas Instruments in 1984 where he held multiple overseas and leadership assignments.

Keith Shull

Mr. Keith Shull has been Executive Vice President - Chief Human Resource Officer of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since 2015. Mr. Shull is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for NXP. He joined NXP in 2015 and has over 35 years of experience, having led global HR organizations in a range of industries worldwide, including Arrow Electronics, Visteon and Walter Energy.

Jennifer Wuamett

Ms. Jennifer B. Wuamett is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. In this role, she is responsible for legal and intellectual property matters. Jennifer has over 20 years of experience in the electronics industry. Jennifer joined NXP in 2015 with the merger of Freescale to become NXP’s deputy general counsel and chief intellectual property officer. Prior to joining NXP, she was Freescale’s general counsel, and prior to joining Freescale worked for Motorola’s legal department in a variety of roles starting in 1997. Before joining Motorola, Jennifer was an attorney in private practice with the law firm Quarles & Brady. Jennifer is a frequent speaker on legal and intellectual property matters, an advocate for the advancement of women and is committed to increase girls’ engagement in STEM. She serves as governance committee member of Girlstart, is the president of the board of the NXP Foundation and is a member of the board of directors of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce. Jennifer holds a Doctor of Law degree from Arizona State University and holds BA degrees in Chemistry & Biology from McDaniel College.

Steve Owen

Mr. Steve Owen serves as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing of NXP Semiconductors N.V. Mr. Owen is NXP’s Head of Global Sales and Marketing, with extensive international business development expertise. Mr. Owen has been at the forefront of NXP’s focus to evangelize the evolution and adoption of RF-based security solutions in the areas of electronic government sponsored documents, banking, and transit and access. During his 20 year career with Philips and NXP, Mr. Owen has been a marketing and sales leader of its Distribution and EMS channels overseeing the Multimarket Semiconductors product portfolio. He has demonstrated a consistent ability to increase market share, drive improved profitability and promote the adoption of NXP products and solutions. Before joining NXP, Mr Owen held key positions in various electronics companies, including Arrow Electronics. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from the Royal Naval Academy.

Tareq Bustami

Mr. Tareq Bustami has been Senior Vice President, General Manager - Digital Networking Business of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since 2015. Mr. Bustami is Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Digital Networking Business at NXP. He joined NXP in 2015, having served as general manager at Freescale up until the merger with NXP. He has more than 20 years of semiconductor experience focused on the networking industry. He rejoined Freescale in 2012 to lead product strategy, product definition and marketing operations for Digital Networking. Previously, he ran product marketing for LSI’s networking multicore family of processors. He began his career at Freescale where he led product marketing for the company’s PowerQUICC III family.

Paul Hart

Mr. Paul Hart has serveda as Senior Vice President, General Manager - Radio Frequency Business of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since 2015. Mr. Hart is Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Radio Frequency business. He joined NXP in 2015, having served as general manager at Freescale up until the merger with NXP. He has 15 years of experience in the high power RF field, focusing on technology development and customer enablement. He joined Motorola Semiconductor as an RF engineer in 2001 and transferred to Freescale in 2006.

Jeff Palmer

Ian Loring

Mr. Ian K. Loring has been Non-Executive Director of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since August 2010. Mr. Loring became a member of the supervisory board and the supervisory board of NXP B.V. on September 29, 2006 and is a managing director of Bain Capital Partners, LLC. Prior to joining Bain Capital Partners in 1996, Mr. Loring worked at Berkshire Partners and has previously also worked at Drexel Burnham Lambert. He serves as a director of SkillSoft Limited, Clear Channel Communications Inc., The Weather Channel Inc., Denon & Marantz and Contec Co. Ltd. Mr. Loring previously served on the board of Warner Music Group Corporation, Cumulus Media Inc. and Echelon Telecom Inc.

Lih-Shyng Tsai

Dr. Lih-Shyng Tsai has been Non-Executive Director of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since July 1, 2014. As of January 28, 2014, Dr. Tsai is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., integrated telecom service provider in Taiwan. Prior to joining Chunghwa Telecom, Dr. Tsai served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TSMC Solar and TSMC Solid State Lighting since 2011. From 2001 to 2011, he held various positions at TSMC, including President and Chief Executive Officer.

Kenneth Goldman

Mr. Kenneth A. Goldman has been Non-Executive Independent Director of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since August 6, 2010. He is Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. Mr. Goldman is the Chief Financial Officer of Yahoo!, Inc since October 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Goldman served as the senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer of Fortinet, Inc, from 2006 to 2012 and as senior vice president, finance and administration, and chief financial officer of Siebel Systems, Inc. from 2000 to 2006. Mr. Goldman has also served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Excite@Home Corporation and Sybase, Inc., as well as serving as chief financial officer of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation and VLSI. Technology, Inc. Mr. Goldman also serves on the board of directors of Infinera, Inc. and several private companies. Mr. Goldman also served as a member of the Treasury Advisory Committee on the Auditing Profession. He is also a member of the board of trustees of Cornell University.

Marion Helmes

Dr. Marion Helmes has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since October 10, 2013. Since October 10, 2013 she has been Member of the Company's Audit Committee. Dr. Helmes is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and speaker of the management board of pharmaceutical company Celesio AG. Prior to joining Celesio, Dr. Helmes was CFO of Q-Cells SE and held various management roles at ThyssenKrupp AG.

Josef Kaeser

Mr. Josef Kaeser has been Non-Executive Independent Director of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since September 1, 2010. He is Member of the Company's Audit Committee. Mr. Kaeser is the Executive Vice President and chief financial officer of Siemens AG. Prior to this, Mr. Kaeser served as chief strategy officer for Siemens AG from 2004 to 2006 and as the chief financial officer for the mobile communications group from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Kaeser has additionally held various other positions within the Siemens group since he joined Siemens in 1980. Mr. Kaeser also serves on the managing board of Siemens AG and the board of directors of Siemens Ltd., India, Allianz AG, Germany and Nokia Siemens Networks B.V.

Eric Meurice

Mr. Eric Meurice has been Non-Executive Director of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since April 1, 2014. He is Chairman of the Board’s Nominating and Compensation Committee. Until March 31, 2014, Mr. Meurice was the Chairman of ASML Holding NV (The Netherlands), a leading provider of manufacturing equipment and technology to the semiconductor industry. From 2004 to 2013, he was the CEO of ASML. Under his watch, ASML became the largest Lithography vendor in the world, leading to a significant equity investment and funding commitment by its customers. Before joining ASML, he was Executive Vice President of Thomson Television, where he completed the merger of his division with TCL Corporation, a leading Chinese consumer electronics company. Before 2001, he served as head of Dell Computers’ Western, Eastern Europe and EMEA emerging market businesses. He gained extensive technology experience in the semiconductor industry between 1984 and 1994, first at Intel, in the micro-controller group, and then at ITT Semiconductors Group, a leader then in digital video and audio DSP integrated circuits. Mr. Meurice served on the board of Verigy LTD (former HP test division), until its acquisition by Advantest in 2011. From 1 July 2013 to March 31, 2014, Mr. Meurice was non-executive director of ARM Holdings plc (UK, semiconductor intellectual property supplier).

Peter Smitham

Mr. Peter M. Smitham has been Non-Executive Independent Director of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since December 7, 2015. He is Member of the Company's Nomination and Compensation Committee. He retired from his position as a partner of the private equity firm Permira on December 31, 2009, but until August 1, 2015, he was a member of Permira Advisers LLP, which he joined in 1985, the year the London office was founded. Mr. Smitham was the managing partner of the London office from 1994 until 1998 and led Permira’s European business from 1996 until 2000. He has worked on numerous transactions focusing on technology, including Memec Group Holdings Limited, The Roxboro Group, Solartron Group and Technology plc. Until its merger with NXP, Mr. Smitham was a director of Freescale; he joined the Freescale board in June 2007 and has been a member of the Compensation and Leadership Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Freescale board. He has a degree in Geography from Swansea University, Wales, and attended the Senior Executive Program at Stanford Business School.

Julie Southern

Ms. Julie Southern has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since October 10, 2013. Since October 10, 2013 she also has been Member of the Company's Audit Committee. She was with Virgin Atlantic Limited (UK) from 2000 to May 2013. From 2010 to 2013 Ms. Southern was chief commercial officer and from 2000 to 2010 she was chief financial officer of Virgin Atlantic. Prior to joining Virgin Atlantic, she was group finance director at Porsche Cars Great Britain and finance and operations director at W H Smith – H J Chapman & Co Ltd. Prior to that, she was chartered accountant at Price Waterhouse Coopers. Ms. Southern currently holds non-executive directorships at Rentokil-Initial Plc, Cineworld PLC and DFS PLC and is Chair of the respective Audit Committees. At the same time, Ms. Southern is a non-executive director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee for Stagecoach Group plc.

Gregory Summe

Mr. Gregory L. Summe has been Non-Executive Independent Director of NXP Semiconductors N.V. since December 7, 2015. Mr. Summe is the Managing Partner of Glen Capital Partners, an investment fund, which he founded in 2013. Mr. Summe was the managing director and vice chairman of Global Buyout at The Carlyle Group, a leading global private equity firm, from September 2009 to May 2014. Prior to joining Carlyle, he was the chairman and chief executive officer of PerkinElmer, Inc., a designer, manufacturer and deliverer of advanced technology solutions addressing health and safety concerns, a company he led from 1998 to September 2009. He also served as a senior advisor to Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, from 2008 to 2009 and also was a director of Freescale from September 2010 until its merger with NXP in December 2015; Mr. Summe served as Chairman of the Freescale board since May 2014 and was also Chairman of the Compensation and Leadership Committee of the Freescale board. Prior to joining PerkinElmer, Mr. Summe was with AlliedSignal, now Honeywell International, an inventor and manufacturer of technologies addressing global macro trend challenges such as safety, security, and energy, serving as the president of General Aviation Avionics, president of the Aerospace Engines Group and president of the Automotive Products Group. Before joining AlliedSignal, he was the general manager of Commercial Motors at General Electric and was a partner with the consulting firm of McKinsey & Company, Inc. Mr. Summe holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky and the University of Cincinnati, and an M.B.A. with distinction from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is in the Engineering Hall of Distinction at the University of Kentucky. Mr. Summe also serves on the boards of directors of LMI Aerospace, Inc. and the State Street Corporation.