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Subject: Re: Why is TTMI getting slamed Date: 8/9/2011 10:33 PM
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Who is on the BOD?

CEO Kenton Alder has been in the PCB business going back at least to 1987. He is an employee director.

Alder is not the Chairman that is held by Robert Klatell. He is upper managment and director of various technical manufacturers - medical equipment, IT, media and communications, and consulted with Arrow electronics (PCB connection and experience?). Presently, he is retired - not getting pad a slary to do work I guess. Has a law degree. Sounds like he might make sense as a chairman for a company like this.

"Our board of directors has determined that Mr. Klatell is an independent director. Mr. Klatell was
nominated to the board of directors because of his extensive experience with operations management and his
knowledge of corporate governance and global mergers and acquisitions. His membership with the National
Association of Corporate Directors provides him with up to date information on corporate governance best practices
and the tools necessary to bring his leadership to our board of directors. As a result of Mr. Klatell’s significant
involvement in director professionalism education, Mr. Klatell has been designated an NACD Governance Fellow
by the National Association of Corporate Directors. Further, his deep knowledge of the electronics industry and
direct experience in the communications industry allows him to contribute a broad perspective to discussions about
our future activities and our place in the current competitive landscape." (2011 proxy statement)

Tang Chung Yen, (Tom), is an emplyee director - manages the Asia Pacific operations of the company since April 8, 2010 when TTMI acquired PCB operations of Meadville Holdings Limited He has "extensive experience with PCB operations in Asia and his business acumen, as evidenced by his senior executive
role with Meadville. Mr. Tang ...provides an insider’s perspective to ... Asian
operations." MBA from NYU.

James K. Bass, director September 2000. Has a lot of high end manufacturing experience - electronics (Suntron, Sony), aircraft (Piper), Also GE Aerospace. BSME OSU.

Thomas T. Edman, director since September 2004. BA Yale in East Asian Studies (Japan), MBA Wharton. Worked in applied films, and other materials realted to display technologies.

Philip G. Franklin, director since November 2010. BA Econ, MBA Amos Tuck at Dartmouth. They like him for his corporate govenance experience.
"...financial and accounting expertise, including a deep understanding of accounting principles, financial
reporting rules and regulations, and knowledge of audit procedures."

Jacques S. Gansler, director since July 2010. Now a prof at UofMaryland. "Dr. Gansler was
nominated to the board of directors because of his prior experience with the U.S. government, national security
qualifications in the technology sector, and reputation as a distinguished academic leader in government policy"

Ronald W. Iverson, director July 2010. Ret Lt. General US Air Force. CEO at LGS Innovations, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AlcatelLucent. VP Bell Labs for Special Projects. BS Ag U of Idaho. "...extensive experience in the aerospace/defense industry, his prior
service with the U.S. Department of Defense and intimate knowledge of government security matters, and his prior
senior role with the U.S. military."

John G. Mayer, director since September 2000. Retired. Past VP of Tyco Printed Circuit Group. CEO at ElectroStar, Inc., previously a publicly
held PCB manufacturing company. PCB man going back to 1986. BA History, Arts & Letters, Law Degree UCLA.

Dov S. Zakheim director July 2010. "...substantial financial and accounting experience acquired in the
course of acting as Chief Financial Officer for the U.S. Department of Defense, his expertise and leadership skills in
global defense, and his national security qualifications."

Richard P. Beck, director since February 2001. Not standing for reelection.

At first glance this seems like an excellent BOD for this sort of company.
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