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Perceptron Inc (PRCP.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

W. Richard Marz

73 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

David Watza

51 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer

Richard Valkenburg

49 2016 Vice President - Global Sales and Marketing

John Bryant

33 2016 Independent Director

C. Richard Neely

63 2014 Independent Director

Robert Oswald

76 1996 Independent Director

James Ratigan

69 2016 Independent Director

Terryll Smith

67 1996 Independent Director

William Taylor

68 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

W. Richard Marz

Mr. W. Richard Marz is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Chairman of the Board, Interim President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Marz has been President of MMW Group, a private technology consulting group he founded, since 2006. From August 2005 to August 2006, he was a technical consultant to LSI Corporation (“LSI”), and prior to that time he was Executive Vice President, Worldwide Strategic Marketing (December 2003 to August 2005), Executive Vice President, Communications and ASIC Technology (July 2001 to December 2003) and Executive Vice President, Geographic Markets (May 1996 to July 2001) of LSI. LSI is a semiconductor manufacturer. Mr. Marz served as a director of one other public company, Lattice Semiconductor, Inc., during the past five years.

David Watza

Mr. David Lawrence Watza is President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, of the Company, since November 2016. Senior Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company from October 2015 to November 2016. From July 2005 until September 2015 Mr. Watza was employed at TriMas Corporation, and its subsidiaries, where he held a number of positions including serving as the Vice President of Corporate Development and Treasury with responsibility for acquisitions, divestures, and global treasury operations from March 2015 until September 2015, Vice President Finance, Business Planning & Analytics with responsibility for strategic planning, annual operating planning and forecasting, and certain company-wide information technology initiatives from June 2013 until March 2015, division Finance Officer for Cequent APEA in Australia from March 2011 until June 2013, and division Finance Officer and Vice President of Finance for Cequent Performance Products from July 2005 until March 2011.

Richard Valkenburg

Mr. Richard J. Van Valkenburg is Vice President - Global Sales and Marketing of the Company, since December 2016. He served as Director of Sales - Americas from February 2016 to December 2016 and Strategic Account Manager-General Motors from February 2009 to February 2016 and Strategic Account Manager - Chrysler from July 2000 to February 2009. He also served as Application Engineer, Project Manager and Project Engineer from September 1996 to February 2009.

John Bryant

Mr. John F. Bryant is Independent Director of the Company. He has been a Director and Co-Portfolio Manager of the Harbert Discovery Fund GP, LLC, an investment management firm that serves as the General Partner of Harbert Discovery Fund, LP, since 2014. Prior to joining Harbert, from 2007 until 2012, Mr. Bryant served as Vice President of BlackRock, Inc., a multinational investment corporation, where he focused on developing, seeding, and launching new proprietary investment funds.

C. Richard Neely

Mr. C.Richard Neely, Jr., is Independent Director of the company, since 2014. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Intermolecular, Inc., an intellectual property development and services company, from October 2013 until April 2017. From August 2012 to June 2013, Mr. Neely was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Tessera Technologies Inc., a company that develops, invests in, licenses and delivers innovative miniaturization technologies and products for next-generation electronic devices. Mr. Neely served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Supply Chain at Livescribe, Inc. from February 2011 to August 2012 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. from 2005 to January 2011. Mr. Neely served as a director of one other public company, Aviza Technology, Inc., during the past five years.

Robert Oswald

Mr. Robert S. Oswald is Independent Director of the company. He has been Chief Executive Officer and a director of Paice, LLC, which is in the business of developing hybrid electric power train technology, since March 2006. Mr. Oswald was Chairman, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, LLC, a manufacturer of air brakes and other safety systems, from October 2003 to December 2009 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from March 2002 to September 2003. Mr. Oswald was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Robert Bosch Corporation, a manufacturer of automotive components and systems, and a member of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch, GmbH from July 1996 to December 2000.

James Ratigan

Mr. James A. Ratigan is Independent Director of the company. He has served as an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Delaware Valley University since 2016. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Nitric BioTherapeutics, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical, drug delivery systems and biotechnology company, from 2005 to 2014. From August 2003 to April 2005, Mr. Ratigan was an independent consultant providing consultative services to two specialty pharmaceutical companies, a biotechnology company and a private equity firm. Mr. Ratigan was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Orapharma, Inc. from June 1997 to August 2003, a publicly-held specialty pharmaceutical company that was acquired by Johnson and Johnson, Inc. Mr. Ratigan was a director of Perceptron from 1989 to 1996 and from 2003 to 2013. He served as Perceptron’s Chief Operating Officer from May 1994 to April 1996 and Chief Financial Officer from December 1993 to June 1996. Mr. Ratigan holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from LaSalle University. Mr. Ratigan is a Certified Public Accountant.

Terryll Smith

Mr. Terryll R. Smith is Independent Director of the Company. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Water Security Corp., an early stage technology start-up focused on drinking water applications, since January 2007. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Novation Environmental Technologies Inc., a water purification company, from January 2000 to January 2007. From 1998 to 1999, Mr. Smith was President and Chief Executive Officer of picoNetworks, an integrated circuits and software services company. From 1989 to 1998, Mr. Smith held various senior sales and marketing positions including Group Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Group Vice President, Applications Solutions Products and Vice President, International Sales and Marketing with Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., a manufacturer of integrated circuits.

William Taylor

Mr. William C. Taylor is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as President of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (the “EDPA”), a private, statewide organization that works to attract and retain business and industry and address other critical issues affecting economic development such as workforce development, since 2009. Prior to joining the EDPA, Mr. Taylor worked for Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc., where he served as President and CEO from 1999 to 2009 and Vice President Operations from 1993 to 1999. Prior to joining Mercedes-Benz, Mr. Taylor served as the Vice President Manufacturing of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada from 1987 to 1993 and held various roles with Ford Motor Company Canada from 1969 to 1987.

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