Board of Directors
The mission of our Board of Directors is to represent the interests of shareholders in the long-term performance of the business. Our Board is committed to sound corporate governance structures and policies that enable us to operate our business responsibly and with integrity, and to position us to compete more effectively, sustain our success and build long-term shareholder value.
Our Board is currently comprised of nine directors, including our Chairman and our Presiding Director. Of our nine directors, two were born outside of the United States and one identifies as both an under-represented minority (Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Asian, Native American or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, or two or more Races or Ethnicities) and LGBTQ+. Three of our current directors are women.
Board of Directors
Director since 1987
Board committee membership: none
Mr. Loeffler has been a Director since 1987 and Chairman of the Board since 1997. He had been an employee of the Company for 37 years when he retired in December 2010. He was executive chairman of the Company from 2009 to 2010, chief executive officer of the Company from 1996 to 2008 and president of the Company from 1987 to 2007. Prior to assuming the position of president, he oversaw the Company's international operations, and prior to that served in general management and operations roles in several European countries. He has a technology background with a PhD in physics and experience as a researcher in the field of semiconductors.
Board committee membership: Audit, Compensation, Nominating/Corporate Governance (Chair)
Mr. Falck has been a Director since 2013 and Presiding Director since 2016. Mr. Falck has more than 40 years of experience as a legal advisor to public and private companies. From 2009 to 2017, Mr. Falck was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its primary subsidiary, Arizona Public Service Company where he had responsibility for the company's legal affairs and corporate secretary functions. He continued as Executive Vice President, Law, through April 2018. From 2007 to 2009, he was senior vice president, law for New Jersey-based Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. and served as a member of its executive group. From 1987 to 2007, Mr. Falck was a partner in the New York office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP where he provided strategic advice for a range of clients in the manufacturing, energy and telecommunications industries in the U.S. and abroad, including the Company.
Board committee membership: Audit, Compensation
Ms. Altobello has been a Director since 2021. Ms. Altobello retired from Ernst & Young in 2018 where she had most recently served as Global Vice Chair, Talent. Prior this role, Ms. Altobello held a number of senior positions at Ernst & Young including Americas Vice Chair, Talent from 2008 to 2014, Managing Partner, Northeast Region Audit and Advisory Practices from 2003 to 2008 and Managing Partner, North American Audit Practice from 1999 to 2003. Throughout this time, she also served as an audit partner for a number of leading global organizations. She is currently a director of MarketAxess and Wex Inc. Previously, Ms. Altobello served on the boards of MTS Systems, CA Technologies and Cornerstone OnDemand before their acquisitions.
Board committee membership: Compensation (Chair), Nominating/Corporate Governance, Pension
Mr. Clark has been a Director since 2005. Mr. Clark is Lead Trustee and Senior Advisor of Goodrich, LLC, where he also served as chief executive officer and trustee from 2001 until 2014. Prior to this role, Mr. Clark was chief executive officer of Simplex Time Recorder Company from 1998 to 2001 and director from 1996 to 2001, chief operating officer from 1996 to 1998 and group vice president from 1994 to 1996. Prior to working at Simplex Time Recorder Company, he held various positions with Raytheon Company over a period of 17 years, including service as the corporate group vice president for the commercial electronics group and as a director of New Japan Radio Company, a joint venture between Raytheon Company and Japan Radio. Mr. Clark also served four years in the United States Navy.
Board committee membership: Audit (Chair), Executive, Pension
Mr. Jepsen has been a Director since 2005. Mr. Jepsen also served as a Director of the Company from 1989 through 1997. Mr. Jepsen has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Coburn Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of lens processing systems and equipment for the ophthalmic industry, since December 2010. Mr. Jepsen was employed as a nonexecutive Advisor to the Company from 2005 through his retirement in 2006. He was executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Company from 1989 through 2004.
Board committee membership: Executive (Chair), Nominating/Corporate Governance
Ms. Lane has been a Director since 2020. Ms. Lane retired from Apple Inc. in 2014 where she had served as Vice President of Operations and oversaw the launch of the iPad® and manufacturing of the Mac® Desktop & Accessories product lines. From 2006 until 2008, Ms. Lane was Senior Vice President Integrated Supply Chain / Chief Procurement Officer at Motorola, Inc. Prior to working at Motorola, Ms. Lane held various senior-level operations roles at IBM for more than 10 years. Ms. Lane also served for five years as a Captain in the United States Air Force. She is a director of L3Harris Technologies, Sanmina and Signify.
Board committee membership: Audit, Compensation, Executive
Mr. Livingston has been a Director since 2018. Mr. Livingston served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Dover Corporation from 2008 through 2018 and also served as its Chief Operating Officer in 2008. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Livingston served as the president and chief executive officer of Dover Engineered Systems, Inc, and served as the president and CEO of Dover Electronics, Inc. from 2004 to 2007. He also served as the president of Vectron International Inc. in 2004. Mr. Livingston is currently a Director of RPM International Inc. and was previously a Director of Dover Corporation.
Board committee membership: none
Mr. Norwitt has been a Director since 2009, and an employee of the Company or its subsidiaries for more than 20 years. He has been President since 2007 and Chief Executive Officer since 2009. Mr. Norwitt was chief operating officer of the Company from 2007 through 2008. He was senior vice president and group general manager, worldwide RF and microwave products division of the Company during 2006 and vice president and group general manager, worldwide RF and microwave products division of the Company from 2004 until 2006. Prior thereto, Mr. Norwitt served as group general manager, general manager and business development manager with various operating groups in the Company, including approximately five years resident in Asia. Mr. Norwitt has a juris doctor degree and trained as a corporate lawyer prior to joining the Company. He also has an MBA degree. He has studied in the United States, Taiwan, China and France.
Board committee membership: Audit, Nominating/Corporate Governance, Pension (Chair)
Ms. Wolff has been a Director since 2018. Ms. Wolff is currently Founder and CEO of Independence Point Advisors, a women and minority owned and managed investment bank. Prior to her current role, Ms. Wolff served in a number of senior finance positions at Bank of America, most recently as Chairman Global Corporate and Investment Banking. Prior to Bank of America, from 2009 to 2011, Ms. Wolff held senior positions at JP Morgan Chase & Company and from 1998 to 2009 at Citigroup. Ms. Wolff began her career at Salomon Brothers, where she held positions of increasing responsibility from 1989 to 1998.
Our Board has the following five standing committees: (1) Audit, (2) Compensation, (3) Executive, (4) Nominating/Corporate Governance, and (5) Pension. The committee membership and charters are described below.
|Audit Committee||Compensation Committee||Executive Committee||
Nominating / Corporate
Martin H. Loeffler
David P. Falck
|Stanley L. Clark|
|Edward G. Jepsen|
|Rita S. Lane|
|Robert A. Livingston|
|R. Adam Norwitt|
|Anne Clarke Wolff|
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