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Roper Technologies Inc (ROP.N)

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16 Aug 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wilbur Prezzano

78 2018 Independent Chairman of the Board

L. Neil Hunn

47 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Crisci

43 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

John Stipancich

50 2016 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Satish Maripuri

52 2019 Vice President

Paul Soni

60 2019 Vice President

Shellye Archambeau

56 2018 Independent Director

Amy Brinkley

63 2015 Independent Director

John Fort

77 1995 Independent Director

Robert Johnson

71 2005 Independent Director

Robert Knowling

63 2008 Independent Director

Laura Thatcher

63 2015 Independent Director

Richard Wallman

68 2007 Independent Director

Christopher Wright

61 1991 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Wilbur Prezzano

Mr. Wilbur J. Prezzano, Jr, is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Prezzano retired in January 1997 from Eastman Kodak Company, a supplier of imaging material and services, as its board Vice-Chairman and as Chairman and President of its greater China region businesses. During his 32-year career with Eastman Kodak Company, Mr. Prezzano served in various executive capacities and also served as a director from 1992 to 1997. Mr. Prezzano has a strong background in management and experience in international operations. Through his service on the boards of directors of several other companies in diverse industries, Mr. Prezzano provides our Board with a broad-based understanding important to our Company’s growth and operations. Mr. Prezzano currently serves as a director of TD Bank, NA and as a director of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation. Mr. Prezzano formerly served as a director of TD Bank Financial Group from 2003 to 2016, EnPro Industries, Inc. from 2006 to 2014 and Snyder’s-Lance, Inc., where he served as board Chair from 2000 to 2016.

L. Neil Hunn

Mr. L. Neil Hunn is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the ROPER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Mr. Hunn was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 2017 and a Group Vice President with Roper since 2011. Prior to joining Roper, Mr. Hunn held several positions in the software sector and was involved in businesses at varied stages of development. Most recently he was with MedAssets, an Atlanta-based SaaS company, where he served as Executive Vice President and CFO, as well as President of its revenue cycle technology businesses. He was previously with CMGI, an incubator of Internet businesses, and Parthenon Group, a strategy consulting firm. Mr. Hunn’s active involvement in Roper’s operations provides our Board with specific knowledge of the business and its challenges and prospects. His understanding of the organization and its strategic focus has provided key leadership and guidance for our Company’s growth.

Robert Crisci

Mr. Robert C. Crisci is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the ROPER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. effective May 15, 2017. Prior to being named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Crisci joined Roper in 2013 as Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations and led the Company’s financial planning and analysis and investor relations activities. Prior to joining Roper, he served in various roles across investment banking, consulting and finance with positions at Morgan Keegan, VRA Partners, Devon Value Advisers and Deloitte & Touche.

John Stipancich

Mr. John K. Stipancich is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the ROPER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Mr. Stipancich served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Newell Brands Inc., a consumer products company, where he had also served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and Executive Leader of its operations in Europe. Prior to his twelve years at Newell Brands, Mr. Stipancich served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Evenflo Company and Assistant General Counsel for Borden, both KKR portfolio companies at the time. He started his legal career in the Cleveland office of the international law firm Squire Patton Boggs.

Satish Maripuri

Mr. Satish Maripuri is Vice President of the Company. Mr. Maripuri brings 30 years of experience with enterprise, SaaS, and cloud software businesses. Prior to joining Roper, he served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Nuance Healthcare, a $1 billion division of publicly traded Nuance Communications. Before joining Nuance in 2012, Mr. Maripuri held several executive leadership positions at global technology companies, including Solera Holdings, Lionbridge Technologies, Imprivata, and Object Design. Mr. Maripuri received an MS in Computer Engineering from Northeastern University (Boston) and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Andhra University (India).

Paul Soni

Mr. Paul J. Soni is Vice President of the Company. Prior to being named Executive Vice President, Mr. Soni served as Roper’s Controller and Principal Accounting Officer since 2011 and Vice President since 2006. Prior to joining Roper, Mr. Soni served as the Controller of both Oxford Industries, Inc., and the International Division of Savannah Foods & Industries, Inc. Mr. Soni’s earlier career included eight years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a professional services firm, in the U.S. and Europe, performing audit and transaction support services. Mr. Soni has elected to retire as Executive Vice President in 2019.

Shellye Archambeau

Ms. Shellye L. Archambeau is an independent Director of the ROPER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Ms. Archambeau was the Chief Executive Officer of MetricStream, Inc., a global provider of governance, risk, compliance and quality management solutions to corporations across diverse industries, from 2002 to 2017. Prior to joining MetricStream, Ms. Archambeau was Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Sales for Loudcloud, Inc., a provider of Internet infrastructure services; Chief Marketing Officer of NorthPoint Communications; and President of Blockbuster Inc.’s ecommerce division. Prior to joining Blockbuster, Ms. Archambeau held domestic and international executive positions during a 15-year career at IBM. Ms. Archambeau brings to the Board, among other skills and qualifications, leadership experience in technology, ecommerce, digital media and communications. Her technology and international experience uniquely positions her to advise the Board and senior management on developing and marketing software, emerging technology applications and solutions. Ms. Archambeau has been a director of Nordstrom, Inc. since 2015 and Verizon, Inc. since December 2013. She previously served as a director of Arbitron, Inc. from 2005 to 2013 and a director of MetricStream, Inc. from 2002 to 2018.

Amy Brinkley

Ms. Amy Woods Brinkley is Independent Director of the ROPER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Ms. Brinkley is the founder, owner and manager of AWB Consulting, LLC, which provides executive advising and risk management consulting services. Ms. Brinkley retired from Bank of America Corporation in 2009 after more than 30 years with the company. Ms. Brinkley servedas its Chief Risk Officer from 2002 to 2009. Prior to 2002, she served as President of the company’s Consumer Products division and was responsible for the credit card, mortgage, consumer finance, telephone, and ecommerce businesses. During her employment at Bank of America Corporation, Ms. Brinkley also held the positions of Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer overseeing the company’s Olympic sponsorship and its national rebranding and name change.Ms. Brinkley’s background offers the Board vast experience in risk management and a broad-based knowledge of banking, financial services, and brand marketing. Ms. Brinkley is currently a director of Carter’s Inc., TD Bank Group and TD Group US Holdings, LLC. She also serves as a director of TD Bank Group’s subsidiary, TD Bank US Holding Co. and its two subsidiaries, TD Bank and TD Bank USA, N.A. In addition, she serves as a trustee for the Princeton Theological Seminary. Ms. Brinkley previously served as a director of Atrium Health from 2001 to 2018.

John Fort

Mr. John F. Fort, III., is an Independent Director of the ROPER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Mr. Fort has been self-employed since 1993. Mr. Fort served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tyco International Ltd., a provider of diversified industrial products and services, from 1982 until his retirement from the company in January 1993, and served as Interim CEO of Tyco from June to September 2002 and as an advisor to Tyco’s Board of Directors from March 2003 to March 2004. Mr. Fort’s leadership experience as the CEO of a diversified industrial company and his in-depth knowledge of our Company gives our Board perspective on important issues, including business strategy and acquisitions.

Robert Johnson

Mr. Robert D. Johnson is an Independent Director of the ROPER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Mr. Johnson was Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Ltd., a global aviation corporation, from August 2006 to December 2008. Mr. Johnson served as Chairman of Honeywell Aerospace, the aviation segment of Honeywell International Inc., from January 2005 to January 2006, and as its President and Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2005. Mr. Johnson worked at Honeywell’s predecessor, AlliedSignal, rising to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of AlliedSignal Aerospace. Mr. Johnson has held management positions with AAR Corporation and GE Aircraft Engines. Mr. Johnson brings valuable knowledge in marketing, sales and production from his diverse career experiences. His management leadership skills and his general business knowledge provide our Board with guidance in compensation and management issues. Mr. Johnson currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc., and as a director of Spirit Airlines, Inc. Mr. Johnson previously served as a director of SAP Ariba, Inc. from 2005 to 2012 and Beechcraft Corp during 2013.

Robert Knowling

Mr. Robert E. Knowling, Jr., is Independent Director of the ROPER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Mr. Knowling is the Chairman of Eagles Landing Partners, a strategic management consulting company. From June 2005 to May 2009, Mr. Knowling served as Chief Executive Officer and director of Telwares, a leading provider of telecommunication spend management solutions. Mr. Knowling has served as the CEO of the NYC Leadership Academy, SimDesk Technologies, Inc. and Covad Communications Company. Mr. Knowling brings a unique perspective to our Board based on his involvement in telecommunications and high-growth technology companies. He also has significant operational and management skills and insight with respect to technology matters. His experience as a director of several other public companies enables him to provide guidance on corporate governance and executive compensation issues. Mr. Knowling is currently a director of K12 Inc. and Rite-Aid, Inc. Mr. Knowling previously served as a director of Convergys Corporation from 2017 to 2018, Heidrick & Struggles International from 2000 to 2015, The Bartech Group from 2006 to 2015, Aprimo, Inc. from 2008 to 2011, and as Lead Director of SAP Ariba, Inc. from 2000 to 2012.

Laura Thatcher

Ms. Laura Glover Thatcher is an Independent Director of the ROPER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Ms. Thatcher retired in December 2013 after 33 years of legal practice at Alston & Bird LLP, where she developed and headed the firm’s executive compensation practice for 18 years. Ms. Thatcher’s strong legal background in corporate, securities, compensation, mergers and acquisitions, and tax law, and her experience in advising a diverse array of public companies in these areas, offer the Board a broad-based as well as technical perspective in matters of corporate governance, executive compensation, and business acquisitions. Ms. Thatcher served on the Board of Directors of Batson-Cook Company, a regional commercial construction and development company, from 1994 to 2007. She also served on the Board of Directors of The Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc., a non-profit organization addressing the civil legal needs of Atlanta’s lower income, elderly and disabled residents from 2008 to 2014, and was a Past Chair of the Advisory Board of the Certified Equity Professional Institute (CEPI) of Santa Clara University.

Richard Wallman

Mr. Richard F. Wallman is an Independent Director of the ROPER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Mr. Wallman served as the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Honeywell International Inc., a diversified industrial technology and manufacturing company, and its predecessor AlliedSignal, from March 1995 to July 2003. Mr. Wallman has also served in senior financial positions with IBM and Chrysler Corporation. Mr. Wallman’s extensive leadership and financial background brings to our Board a significant understanding of the financial issues and risks that affect our Company. Mr. Wallman also serves on the boards of other diverse publicly held companies, which gives him a multi-industry perspective and exposure to developments and issues that impact the management and operations of a global business. Mr. Wallman currently serves as a director of Boart Longyear Ltd., Extended Stay America, Inc., Wright Medical Group (formerly Tornier N.V.), and Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. Mr. Wallman formerly served as a director of SAP Ariba, Inc. from 2002 to 2012, Dana Incorporated from 2010 to 2013, Convergys Corporation from 2007 to 2017, and ESH Hospitality, Inc. from 2013 to 2017.

Christopher Wright

Mr. Christopher B. Wright is an Independent Director of the ROPER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Mr. Wright is the Chairman of EMAlternatives LLC, a Washington, DC based private equity asset management firm focused on emerging markets and the Chairman of Yimei Capital, a Chinese investment firm. He also serves as a director of Merifin Capital Group, a private European investment firm. Until mid-2003 he served as Chief Executive Officer for Dresdner Kleinwort Capital and was a Group Board Member of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein overseeing alternative assets. He has acted as Chairman of various investment funds prior to and following the latter’s integration with Allianz S.E., and as Global Head of Private Equity at Standard Bank Group from 2006 to 2007.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Wilbur Prezzano

929,333

L. Neil Hunn

18,538,400

Robert Crisci

6,126,710

John Stipancich

4,360,480

Satish Maripuri

--

Paul Soni

3,283,260

Shellye Archambeau

955,065

Amy Brinkley

903,300

John Fort

903,300

Robert Johnson

900,800

Robert Knowling

905,800

Laura Thatcher

903,300

Richard Wallman

905,800

Christopher Wright

908,300
As Of  31 Dec 2018