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.

Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Byrne oversees all financial and treasury functions globally. He is based at the Company's corporate headquarters in Laconia, New Hampshire. Mr. Byrne is also responsible for investor relations.

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Esq., Vice President & General Counsel

As chief legal counsel, Mr. Mitchell advises the board of directors and executive officers on litigation, major transactions, legal compliance and corporate administrative matters. Mr. Mitchell maintains an office at the Company's corporate headquarters in Laconia, New Hampshire.

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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.

Vice President and General Manager, Global Enterprise Solutions Division

Mr. Tessier heads the Company's global division which serves major multi-national customers around the world with a technological and market focus on server, networking, storage and related applications. 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 operational staff located throughout the U.S. and Asia to provide world-class services to the multi-national customers of the Global Enterprise Thermal Solutions Division.

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Vice President and General Manager of the Global Transportation and Industrial Systems Division

Mr. Soucy is the Vice President and General Manager of the Global Transportation and Industrial Systems 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 Transportation and Industrial Systems Division.

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Vice President and General Manager, Global PC Solutions Division and Asia

Mr. Tree heads the Company's global division which serves major multi-national customers around the world with a technological and market focus on personal computer and related applications. Based at the Company's Asian headquarters in Shanghai, China, Mr. Tree directs a team of design/application engineers, sales/marketing and operational staff located throughout Asia 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 Global PC Solutions Division as well as regional customers in Asia.

Vice President

Vice President and General Manager Power Thermal Solutions Division and Europe, India

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.

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Vice President and General Manager, Global Telecommunication Division

Mr. Huang heads the Company's global Telecommunication Division which serves major multi-national customers around the world with a technological and market focus on telecommunication and related 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 Division.

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Director of Global Engineering

Dr. Capriz is responsible for the Company’s R&D activities associated with Power Electronics and for the coordination of design method and technology transfer activities through Aavid’s Design Centers and new process introduction teams. With more than 20 years of experience in Thermal Management sciences and product development, he directs the engineering teams in developing innovative cooling solutions and implementing new manufacturing technologies that can deliver best in class product performance and reliability.

Aavid Design Manager

Vice President & General Manager

Mr. Gilliam is a Vice President for Aavid responsible for the technology design business unit which has 7 global design sites, Aavid’s regional factories in the US, Europe and India as well as global distribution sales and Aavid’s emerging markets sales organizations in the US, Europe and India.