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John R. Peeler , , , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

John R. Peeler has been Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Veeco since July 2007, and Chairman since May 2012. Prior thereto, he was Executive Vice President of JDS Uniphase Corp. (“JDSU”) and President of the Communications Test & Measurement Group of JDSU, which he joined upon the closing of JDSU’s merger with Acterna, Inc. (“Acterna”) in August 2005. Before joining JDSU, Mr. Peeler served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Acterna. Mr. Peeler joined a predecessor of Acterna in 1980 and served in a series of increasingly senior leadership roles including Vice President of Product Development, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and President and CEO of TTC, the Communications Test equipment company. Mr. Peeler also serves on the board of IPG Photonics Corporation. Mr. Peeler has substantial industry and management experience, having served in senior management positions for the last 30 years culminating in his appointment as Veeco's Chief Executive Officer.

William J. Miller , , , President

Dr. Bill Miller was named President in January 2016. He oversees all of Veeco’s global business units. Prior to this role, Dr. Miller served as Executive Vice President, Process Equipment since 2011, where he guided the strategic direction and product development for Veeco’s etch and deposition product lines and global operations. Before that, he was Executive Vice President, Compound Semiconductor from July 2010 until December 2011. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Veeco’s MOCVD business beginning in January 2009. From January 2006 to January 2009, Dr. Miller was Vice President, General Manager of Veeco’s Data Storage equipment business. Miller joined Veeco in November 2002 and held leadership positions of increasing responsibility in both the engineering and operations organizations. Prior to Veeco, Miller worked for Advanced Energy and Exxon holding a range of engineering and operations leadership positions. Dr. Miller holds BSE, MSE, and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Shubham Maheshwari , , , Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Shubham (Sam) Maheshwari joined Veeco in May 2014 and brings more than 20 years of experience in engineering and finance to Veeco. He manages Veeco’s Finance, IT and Global Operations functions. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of OnCore, a global manufacturer of electronic products in the medical, aerospace, defense and industrial markets. Prior to this role, he held various finance roles including Senior Vice President Finance, Treasury, Tax and Investor Relations at Spansion, a global leader in Flash memory based embedded system solutions. Mr. Maheshwari helped lead Spansion’s emergence from bankruptcy to become a successful public company. Prior to Spansion, he spent over ten years at KLA-Tencor, a global semiconductor capital equipment manufacturing company, in various senior level corporate development and finance roles, including Vice President of Corporate Development and Corporate Controller. During his tenure at KLA-Tencor, he worked on over $1 billion in acquisition transactions. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, India, an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Kansas State University, and an MBA from the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.

John P. Kiernan , , , Senior Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller

John P. Kiernan has been Senior Vice President, Finance, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller and Treasurer since December 2011. From July 2005 to November 2011, he was Senior Vice President, Finance, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller. Prior thereto, he was Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller of Veeco from April 2001 to June 2005, Vice President and Corporate Controller from November 1998 to March 2001, and Corporate Controller from February 1995 to November 1998. Prior to joining Veeco, Mr. Kiernan was an Audit Senior Manager at Ernst & Young LLP from October 1991 through January 1995 and held various audit staff positions with Ernst & Young LLP from June 1984 through September 1991.

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