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Management

Nigel Hunton President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Hunton, most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Photon Control Inc., a fiber optics equipment manufacturing company, from May 2019 to July 2021. Prior to that, Mr. Hunton served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Ferrotec (USA) Corporation, an electronics component manufacturing company, from July 2017 to May 2019. From April 2017 to July 2017, Mr. Hunton served as Special Projects Manager at Ferrotec GmbH. Mr. Hunton served as Managing Director at Hunton Associates Ltd, a management consulting company, from January 2016 to July 2017. From 2012 to 2015, Mr. Hunton served as Chief Executive Officer of MBA Polymers, Inc., a recycling company. From 1985 to 2012, Mr. Hunton served in various management roles at the Edwards Group, a global vacuum technology company. Additionally, Mr. Hunton is a member of the advisory board of Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm. Mr. Hunton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from UMIST, Manchester.

James Moniz Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Mr. Moniz joined Intevac as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in November 2014. Mr. Moniz previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Nanometrics, Inc. from 2009 until his retirement in 2011. During 2008, Mr. Moniz was the Chief Financial Officer at Photon Dynamics, Inc. From 2000 until 2008, Mr. Moniz served as the Chief Financial Officer at Nextest Systems Corporation. Prior to Nextest, Mr. Moniz held senior financial management positions at Millennia Vision Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Loral Corporation and Varian Associates. Mr. Moniz holds an MBA, a BS in accounting and a BS in marketing from San Jose State University.

Sam Harkness Vice President, Product Development and Technology

Dr. Harkness is Intevac’s Vice President of Product Development and Technology, has a background in coatings and materials science, and is an accomplished entrepreneur with a passion for innovation. During his career, spanning over 25 years, he has worked at
Intevac, Seagate, Veeco, Plextronics and was a founder at HIA Inc. (PVD hardware products). Dr. Harkness has a PH.D and B.Sc. in Materials Science & Engineering from University of Florida.

John Dickinson Vice President Operations

Mr. Dickinson joins Intevac from Applied Materials, Inc. a leading provider of process equipment for the semiconductor and display industries, where he served as director, mechanical engineer within the ICAPS group (encompassing chips for IoT, communications, automotive, power, and sensors) from April 2021 to August 2022. Prior to Applied Materials, Mr. Dickinson served as managing director of the Livermore Business Unit of Ferrotec USA, an electronics component manufacturing company, where he was the head of operations for both the e-beam deposition and contract manufacturing divisions serving semiconductor capital equipment OEMs, from January 2018 to April 2021. Prior to Ferrotec, Mr. Dickinson spent nine years at Applied Materials, where he served as applications engineering director, distinguished member of the technical staff. Prior to Applied Materials, Mr. Dickinson spent 17 years in various management and engineering roles at BOC Edwards, a global vacuum technology company. Mr. Dickinson holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering and materials from the University of London.