Management Team

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President and Chief Executive Officer

As head of the management team, Mr. Wong is responsible for the execution of the Company's strategic and operational objectives across all product and service offerings globally. Based at the Company's corporate headquarters in Laconia, New Hampshire, Mr. Wong travels extensively to all of the Company's manufacturing facilities, design and service centers throughout North America, Asia and Europe to provide the necessary support and guidance for Aavid management and staff at all levels in servicing our customers.

Dr. Kang

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Kang leads the Company's effort in the development of new technologies to deliver the most advanced solutions to our customers world-wide. Dr. Kang is future focused, staying ahead of the latest emerging technological developments and consumer preferences within the global economy. Based at the Company's corporate headquarters in Laconia, New Hampshire, Dr. Kang heads the corporate research and development teams worldwide.

Mark Tessier
Vice President and General Manager, Global Enterprise Solutions Division
Mr. Tessier heads the company's Enterprise Thermal Solutions Division which employs a technology based strategy to service the world’s leading multi-national hardware vendors in the enterprise server, data center, storage and other related end markets. Based at the Company's North American headquarters in Laconia, New Hampshire, Mr. Tessier directs a team of program managers, design/application engineers, sales/marketing and other operational staff located throughout North America and Asia to provide world-class products and service to these large global companies.
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Vice President and General Manager

Mr. Soucy is the Vice President and General Manager of the LED and Lighting Division which serves major multi-national customers around the world with a technological and market focus on transportation, industrial and testing systems. Mr. Soucy is based at the Company's corporate headquarters in Laconia, New Hampshire and travels frequently to the Company's locations world-wide. He directs a team of design/application engineers, sales/marketing and operational staff located throughout the U.S. as well as in each of the Company's manufacturing facilities around the globe to provide world-class services to the multi-national customers of the LED and Lighting Division.

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Vice President and General Manager

Mr. Parisi is the Vice President and General Manager of the Diversified Industries and the Power/Energy Divisions which serves major multi-national customers around the world with a technological and market focus on highly efficient thermal solutions. Based at the Aavid Niagara, LLC location in Niagara Falls, New York, he travels frequently to the Company's locations world-wide. He directs a team of program managers, design/application engineers, sales/marketing and operational staff located throughout the United States as well as in each of the Company's manufacturing facilities around the globe to provide world-class services to the multi-national customers of the the Diversified Industries and Power/Energy Divisions.

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Vice President and General Manager

Gilles Gusmini heads the Corporation's Power Thermal Solutions division serving major multi-national customers around the world with a technological and market focus on power and related applications. Based at the European headquarters in Bologna, Italy, Mr. Gusmini directs a team of design/application engineers, sales/marketing and operational staff located throughout Europe as well as in each of the Corporation's manufacturing facilities around the globe, to provide world-class services to the multi-national customers of the Global Power Thermal Solutions Division, as well as regional customers in Europe and India.

David Huang

Vice President and General Manager

Mr. Huang heads the Company's global Telecommunication and Consumer Divisions which serves major multi-national customers around the world with a technological and market focus on telecommunication and consumer applications. Based at the Company's North America headquarters in Laconia, New Hampshire, Mr. Huang directs a team of design/application engineers, sales/marketing and operational staff located throughout the world, including within each of the Company's manufacturing facilities to provide world-class services to the multi-national customers of the Global Telecommunication and Consumer Divisions.

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Vice President & General Manager

Mr. Gilliam is a Vice President for Aavid responsible for Global Emerging Markets Sales and Marketing, which includes North America, Europe and Asia as well as Aavid’s global distribution partners.

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Vice President & General Manager, Aerospace & Defense Division
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Mr. Corvino is the Vice President and General Manager of the Aerospace and Defense Division which serves major multi-national customers around the world with a technological and market focus on aerospace and defense related components and systems. Based at the Aavid Niagara, LLC location in Niagara Falls, New York, he travels frequently to the Company's locations world-wide. He directs a team of program managers, design/application engineers, sales/marketing and operational staff located throughout the United States as well as in each of the Company's manufacturing facilities around the globe to provide world-class services to the multi-national customers of the Aerospace and Defense Division.
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Vice President – Human Capital Management

Marc McAlister joined Aavid in 2014 as Vice President of Human Capital Management. Working closely with the senior leadership team he is responsible for managing the group’s organizational development initiative that support the company’s growth plans by attracting and developing the best talent available. Aavid is a Values Driven Organization and Mr. McAlister leads the company’s investment in developing a unique corporate culture by ensuring all employees are living Aavid’s core values (Humility, Excellence, Growth, Integrity, Make a difference, Passion, Servant Leadership).

Vice President – Global Design Division

Vice President – Global Design Division

Mr. Jensen joined Aavid in 2014 as Vice President of Design and manages the company’s 8 design centers globally. His background covers a wide range of experiences including oil and gas, consulting, HVAC and electronics cooling.

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Vice President – Global Manufacturing Operations

Dr. Gu joined Aavid Thermalloy in 2008 as Director of China Manufacturing and is responsible for company manufacturing operations with a focus on our main manufacturing plants in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Dongguan, China. Since joining Aavid, Mr. Gu has played a key executive role on expanding our manufacturing capacity and capability mainly in China as well as daily management and improvements in our manufacturing plants.