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Management Team

Thomas T. Edman
President and Chief Executive Officer

Thomas T. Edman has served as a director of our company since September 2004, as President of our company since January 2013, and as our Chief Executive Officer since January 2014. From early 2011 to December 2012, Mr. Edman served as Group Vice President and General Manager of the AKT Display Business Group, which is a division of Applied Materials Inc., a publicly held provider of nanomanufacturing technology solutions. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Edman served as Corporate Vice President of Corporate Business Development of Applied Materials, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Edman served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Applied Films Corporation from May 1998 until Applied Materials, Inc. acquired Applied Films Corporation in July 2006. From June 1996 until May 1998, Mr. Edman served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Applied Films Corporation. From 1993 until joining Applied Films, Mr. Edman served as General Manager of the High Performance Materials Division of Marubeni Specialty Chemicals, Inc., a subsidiary of a major Japanese trading corporation. Mr. Edman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in East Asian studies (Japan) from Yale University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Edman is an employee director. Mr. Edman was nominated to the board of directors because of his proven business acumen and experience in the technology industry, having served in numerous senior executive roles with sizeable technology companies, including as the chief executive officer of a public company. Mr. Edman also has extensive experience in Asia and with compensation-related matters, which have proven valuable to our board of directors.

Todd B. Schull
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Todd B. Schull became our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary in March 2013, having joined our company as an Executive Vice President in February 2013. Prior to joining us, Mr. Schull served as Senior Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller of Sanmina Corporation from 2005 to 2013. Mr. Schull started his career with Deloitte LLP and then held leadership positions with Verbatim Corporation, Solectron Corporation, Tidal Software, Repeater Technologies, VA Linux and Ultratech. Mr. Schull holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Utah.
Canice T. K. Chung
Executive Vice President Business Development, Asia Pacific
Mr. Chung Tai Keung, Canice has served as our Executive Vice President and President, Asia Pacific Business Unit since April 2012, and prior to that served as Chief Executive Officer of our Asia Pacific operating segment since April 8, 2010. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Chung served as Deputy Managing Director of Meadville Group since 2005. Prior to joining the Meadville Group, Mr. Chung was an executive director of Elec & Eltek International Holdings Limited (formerly listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited) from August 1993 to March 2005 and Elec & Eltek International Company Limited (a company listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited) from April 1994 to March 2005. Mr. Chung had been Chief Executive Officer of Elec & Eltek Group's PCB business and held various management positions at Fairchild Semiconductors (HK) Limited, China Cement Company (Hong Kong) Limited, the Astec Group and Chen Hsong Machinery Co, Limited. Mr. Chung graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1979 in Accountancy. Mr. Chung is currently the chairman of the Hong Kong Printed Circuit Association Limited.
Douglas L. Soder
Executive Vice President and President, Commercial Sector
Douglas L. Soder is Executive Vice President and the President of the Commercial Sector. Mr. Soder joined TTM in 2006 and previously held the positions of EVP and President of Communications and Computing Business Unit from 2015 to 2018, EVP and President of North America Business Unit from 2012 through 2015, and EVP Global Sales from 2006 to 2012. Prior to joining TTM in 2006, he was Executive Vice President of Tyco Electronics - Printed Circuit Group, a position he held from 2001. Mr. Soder began his career in the electronics industry in 1983 with AMP Incorporated, and held a number of sales and sales management assignments with AMP Incorporated, Tyco Printed Circuit Group and AMP-AKZO before becoming Vice President of Sales with Tyco Electronics - Printed Circuit Group in 1996. Mr. Soder received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Dickinson College in 1983.
Phil Titterton
Executive Vice President & President, Aerospace & Defense / Specialty Business Unit
Phil Titterton is Executive Vice President and the President of the Aerospace & Defense / Specialty Business Unit. Most recently, Phil served as Chief Operating Officer of TTM's North America Business Unit, and from 2006 to 2014 held many leadership roles including Vice President Operations of TTM's North America Business Unit, Vice President of the Aerospace and Defense Operations, as well as General Manager of the Stafford Division. He also held positions as Vice President of Operations and General Manager for Tyco Electronics Printed Circuit Group from 1992 to 2006 before they were acquired by TTM Technologies. Mr. Titterton began his career in 1987 as an Operations Manager at Proctor and Gamble, followed by an Operations Consulting role at Coopers & Lybrand based out of NYC. Phil holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University.