Marc Zandman is the non-executive Chairman of our Board. Mr. Zandman was elected Executive Chairman of the board of directors of Vishay Intertechnology in 2011 after serving as Vice Chairman for Vishay Intertechnology since 2003; a director of Vishay Intertechnology since 2001; and President of Vishay Israel Ltd. since 1998. In addition to these positions, Mr. Zandman was appointed Chief Business Development Officer of Vishay Intertechnology as of June 2011 and Chief Administration Officer of Vishay Intertechnology as of January 1, 2007; has served as Group Vice President of Vishay Intertechnology Measurements Group from 2002 to 2004; and served in various other capacities with Vishay Intertechnology since 1984. He is the son of the late Dr. Felix Zandman, the founder and former Executive Chairman of Vishay Intertechnology. Mr. Marc Zandman’s dedicated service to Vishay Intertechnology and extensive knowledge of our business give him valuable experience facing issues relevant to our Company.


Ziv Shoshani is our Chief Executive Officer and President, and has been since our spin-off as an independent public company in July, 2010. He also serves on the Board. Mr. Shoshani was Chief Operating Officer of Vishay Intertechnology from January 1, 2007 to November 1, 2009. During 2006, he was Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Vishay Intertechnology. Mr. Shoshani was Executive Vice President of Vishay Intertechnology from 2000 to 2009 with various areas of responsibility, including Executive Vice President of the Capacitors and the Resistors businesses, as well as heading the Measurements Group and Foil Divisions. Mr. Shoshani had been employed by Vishay Intertechnology since 1995. He continues to serve on the Vishay Intertechnology board of directors. Mr. Shoshani is a nephew of the late Dr. Felix Zandman, the founder of Vishay Intertechnology. Mr. Shoshani’s long[1]standing dedication to our Company, exemplified by his extensive management experience and experience on the Vishay Intertechnology board of directors, provides him with valuable insight into the business and the operation of our Company and makes him a valuable advisor to the Board.


Janet M. Clarke is the founder of Clarke Littlefield LLC, a marketing technologies advisory firm, and has served as its President since June 2003. Prior to founding Clarke Littlefield, she served in executive and management roles at DealerTrack, Inc., a privately held automotive finance technology services company; KnowledgeBase Marketing, a subsidiary of Young and Rubicam, Inc.; and Citibank for Citigroup’s consumer business. Ms. Clarke has served as a director for Cox Enterprises, Inc., a private company, since 2007, where she also serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Clarke served as a director for Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: ABG) from April 2005 until April 2015, where she also served as a member of the Audit Committee from April 2005 to January 2009 and from October 2012 to May 2014; as a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee from April 2005, and was appointed Chair of the Committee in August 2006, to April 2015; and as a member of the Governance Committee from November 2006 to April 2015. Ms. Clarke was also a director and a member of the Audit Committee and the Chair of the Compensation Committee of ExpressJet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: XJT) from 2001 to 2011. Ms. Clarke earned a Bachelor Degree in Architecture from Princeton University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Ms. Clarke offers significant business experience to our Board, particularly in the areas of marketing and marketing technology, as a result of the various executive and management positions she has held in corporations of various sizes. In addition, given the public and private company directorships that she has held during her career, Ms. Clarke has a broad range of experience as a director and a deep understanding of board oversight and the exercise of appropriate diligence, which makes her a valuable addition to the VPG Board.


Wesley Cummins is currently Chief Investment Officer of 272 Capital, an investment advisory firm and has served in such position since February 2020. He was previously an analyst with Nokomis Capital, L.L.C., an investment advisory firm from October 2012 to February 2020. Since August 2016, Mr. Cummins has also served as a director of Telenav, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV), a leading provider of location-based platform services. He was also appointed a director of Sequans Communications S.A. (NYSE: SQNS), a leading provider of single-mode 4G LTE semiconductor solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and a wide range of broadband data devices in July 2018. From March 2011 to September 2012, Mr. Cummins was an analyst for Harvey Partners. Prior to that, Mr. Cummins was employed at B. Riley & Co. (NASDAQ: RILY), an investment banking firm, from February 2002 to 2011 where he served in increasing positions of responsibility, including as Capital Markets Director and, ultimately, as President of B. Riley & Co. Mr. Cummins holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis. Mr. Cummins' experience in investment banking and capital markets lends a valuable perspective to the VPG Board.


Dr. Bruce Lerner serves as President of HollyFrontier Lubricants and Specialties LLC, a division of HollyFrontier Corporation, which produces various oils, waxes, greases, petroleum jellies and other natural and synthetic lubricants. He has held this role since 2020. He was formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of PeroxyChem, LLC, a private equity-backed, global specialty chemicals company, a position he held from 2014 to 2020. From 2007 to 2014, he served as vice president and global business director with FMC Peroxygens. Dr. Lerner began his career in 1993 as a staff chemist at Engelhard Corporation and continued, through acquisition, at BASF Corporation From 2007 - 2020, Dr. Lerner served as a board member and director for Thai Peroxide Ltd., a joint-venture chemicals company based in Thailand serving Asia. He currently serves on the board of ORS-Medco, a private company providing products and services in distribution of industrial tools and supplies and after-market automotive parts and supplies. Dr. Lerner earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his Master of Science degree in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Central Florida. He earned his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Northwestern University in 1993. Dr. Lerner is the author of more than 25 peer-reviewed publications and patents. Dr. Lerner’s operating experience as a president and CEO of global companies combined with his technology expertise and extensive international business experience allows him to provide significant contribution to the VPG Board.


Saul Reibstein served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: PENN) until December 31, 2016, where he also served on the board of directors and as chairman of the audit committee from June 2011 until his appointment as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in November 2013. Mr. Reibstein was employed as an executive advisor by Penn National Gaming during the first part of 2017, after which he retired. Effective March 21, 2018, Mr. Reibstein was again appointed to the board of directors of Penn National Gaming. From 2004 until joining Penn National Gaming as an executive, Mr. Reibstein served as a member of the senior management team of CBIZ, Inc., a New York Stock 14 Exchange-listed professional services company, where, as Executive Managing Director, he was responsible for the management of the CBIZ New York City Financial Services office operations and the overall international activities of the Financial Services Group. Mr. Reibstein is the majority owner of S3 Living, formally named NCP Ventures, LLC, an independent advisory service for senior citizens, helping them to identify, select and negotiate the transition to Continuing Care Retirement Communities and 55 and Over Communities. Mr. Reibstein has over 40 years of public accounting experience, including 11 years serving as a partner in BDO Seidman, a national accounting services firm, where he was the partner in charge of the Philadelphia office from June 1997 to December 2001 and Regional Business Line Leader from December 2001 until September 2004. Mr. Reibstein is a licensed CPA in Pennsylvania and received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Temple University. Mr. Reibstein qualifies as an audit committee financial expert satisfying the rules of the SEC. Mr. Reibstein’s qualification as an audit committee financial expert, as well as his extensive experience as a public accounting partner, make him highly qualified to serve both as a director of our company and a financial expert on the Audit Committee. Mr. Reibstein also has relevant, long-standing experience as a manager of an NYSE-listed company that he will draw upon in advising us with respect to our listing and filing compliance.


Timothy V. Talbert served as Senior Vice President of Credit and Originations for Lease Corporation of America (“LCA”), a national equipment lessor, from July 2000 to the end of 2018, and President of the LCA Bank Corporation, a bank that augments LCA’s funding capacity, from its founding in January 2006 to the end of 2018. He has retired from both of these positions. Previously, Mr. Talbert was Senior Vice President and Director of Asset Based Lending and Equipment Leasing of Huntington National Bank from 1997 to 2000; and prior to that, served in a variety of positions with Comerica Bank for more than 25 years. Mr. Talbert also serves as a director of Vishay Intertechnology. Mr. Talbert previously served on the board of directors and was a member of the audit committee of Siliconix Incorporated, a NASDAQ-listed manufacturer of power semiconductors of which Vishay Intertechnology owned an 80.4% interest, from 2001 until Vishay Intertechnology acquired the noncontrolling interests in 2005. Mr. Talbert received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from University of the Pacific and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Talbert’s previous service as a director and member of the audit and compensation committees of a publicly traded company, as well as his current service on the board of another publicly traded company, allows him to bring an important perspective to the Board. Additionally, Mr. Talbert’s prior service as the president of a federally regulated institution gives him relevant understanding of compliance with complex regulations and current accounting rules adding invaluable expertise to our Board.

Sejal Shah Gulati, Chief Growth Officer at NOW™

Ms. Gulati is currently the Chief Growth Officer at NOW™, a B2B payments start-up that helps businesses accelerate invoice payments, and has served in such position since October 2021. From January 2021 to October 2021, Ms. Gulati served as Senior Vice President and Growth Leader at Genpact Limited, a NYSE-listed global services firm focused on delivering digital transformation for hundreds of Fortune 500 companies. From 2017 to 2020, she served as General Manager and Vice President of Global Commercial Services for American Express. From 2016 to 2017, Ms. Gulati served as Chief Marketing Officer for EZETAP, a venture-funded start-up company that facilitated B2B payments. Prior to founding and serving from 2006 to 2016 as Chief Executive Officer of Time Inc. India/TAS Analytical Services, a media analytics company serving Time Inc. and Time Warner, Ms. Gulati was the Director of Sales and Marketing for a number of Time Inc. publications, where she earned several industry awards for innovation. Ms. Gulati earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She previously served as a Trustee of Princeton University and was the President of the Harvard Business School Alumni Board. Ms. Gulati’s expertise in digital marketing and business management lend a valuable perspective to the VPG Board.