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EPIC: CUI
Market: NASDAQ
Sector: Tech

CUI Global, Inc. is a publicly traded company dedicated to maximizing shareholder value through the acquisition and development of innovative companies, products and technologies. From Orbital Gas Systems' advanced GasPT2 platform targeting the energy sector, to CUI Inc's digital power platform serving the networking and telecom space, CUI Global and its subsidiaries have built a diversified portfolio of industry leading technologies that touch many markets. As a publicly traded company, shareholders are able to participate in the opportunities, revenues, and profits generated by the products, technologies, and market channels of CUI Global and its subsidiaries. But most importantly, a commitment to conduct business with a high level of integrity, respect, and philanthropic dedication allows the organization to make a difference in the lives of their customers, employees, investors and global community.

 

Recent Media 

Forbes - Growing Pipeline Opportunities For CUI Global After Plunge 

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BusinessInsider - A CEO who's worked as everything from an undercover agent to Liz Taylor's bodyguard shares what he's learned from a long and varied career

The Wall Street Transcript -Interview with the Chairman, President, CEO and General Counsel: CUI Global, Inc.

 

CUI Global

www.cuiglobal.com

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Big picture - Why invest in CUI Global

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Our Mission

Our mission is to increase Shareholder value by identifying, acquiring, and commercializing new technologies with integrity and corporate ingenuity

Our Subsidiaries


The CUI group of companies, including CUI Inc, CUI Canada and CUI Japan are focused on the development and distribution of power and electro-mechanical components across a range of markets. At the leading edge of power supply design, these organizations support customers as they strive to improve the energy efficiency and environmental credentials of their application. Their power group is complemented by a portfolio of world-class board level components, consisting of interconnect, sound, motion control and thermal products. An unwavering commitment to create collaborative partnerships with customers and a drive to see that their design project is a success has been a hallmark of CUI's sustained growth since its founding in 1989. As a leader in their industry, CUI will continue to invest in the future through new technologies, talented employees, expanded manufacturing capabilities, and a growing global reach.


The Orbital group of companies, Orbital Gas Systems Limited and Orbital Gas Systems, North America have developed a portfolio of products, services and resources to offer a diverse range of personalized gas engineering solutions to the oil and gas, process, petrochemical, power, nuclear and environmental industries. Orbital’s internationally recognized expertise in the natural gas industry offers natural gas operators and users a comprehensive engineering array for the next generation of energy metering systems. Included in the product offering for next generation energy metering systems are the patented VE Technology® with the ground-breaking GasPT® device. Since its founding in 1984, Orbital has committed to building partnerships which always provide the solution its customers are looking for – to the highest possible quality.
 

William J. Clough
CHAIRMAN

William Clough is the president and CEO of CUI Global, Inc. In February 2012 he successful led an equity raise of $10,000,000 which was accompanied by CUI Global’s up-listing to the Nasdaq Capital Market. He has also acquired and has implemented the Vergence Technology and the GasPT2 Natural Gas Metering Device into the CUI Global product portfolio, including manufacturing, supply chain, and global distributor network development.

Before joining the Company, Clough, an attorney and former law enforcement officer, operated his own law firm for 14 years, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Honolulu. In that capacity, he has successfully represented leading movie studios and media conglomerates. He is Certified to practice law in state and federal courts in CA, IL, HI and before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Clough received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Hastings College of the Law in 1990. He obtained one of the largest ever non-wrongful death jury verdicts in Los Angeles County Superior Court in 2000 and successfully represented parties in multi-million dollar cases throughout the United States. Mr. Clough is certified to practice law in state and federal courts in California, Illinois, Hawaii, and before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Clough worked as a police officer for 16 years, at the local, state, and federal level including as a Federal Air Marshall flying in Southern Europe and the Middle East.

Corey A. Lambrecht
DIRECTOR

Corey Lambrecht is a 10+ year public company executive with broad experience in strategic acquisitions, new business development, pioneering consumer products, corporate licensing and interactive technology services. Mr. Lambrecht serves as Executive Vice President of Global Alerts, a leading Cause Media company. He most recently served as Director of Sales for Leveraged Marketing Associates, the worldwide leader in licensed brand extension strategies.

While Executive Vice President for Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation he was responsible for Smith & Wesson Licensing, Advanced Technologies and Interactive Marketing divisions. He was the former President of A For Effort, an interactive database marketing company specializing in online content (advergaming) for clients such as the National Hockey League.

Mr. Lambrecht's prior experience also includes Pre-IPO founder for Premium Cigars International and VP Sales/Marketing for ProductExpress.com. Mr. Lambrecht also has prior operational experience for a Scottsdale, Arizona residential and commercial development company.

Matthew M. McKenzie
DIRECTOR

Matt McKenzie has been working in various functions for CUI for over 10 years (including serving as president for over 4 years), gaining him intimate knowledge of the business, its operations and its opportunities for growth.

Over the past several years, Mr. McKenzie has worked to position CUI for growth through sales and operation expansion as well as channel development. Among many other things, he has facilitated ISO 9001 certification, a quality management system, provided structure to global logistics, including CUI’s Chinese partners, and implemented CUI’s ERP system, which allows for more visibility and analysis opportunities. Currently, Matt spearheads the research, development, and implementation of the Novum® and Solus® Technologies.

Mr. McKenzie brings a background in leadership from a variety of fields, giving him valuable insight into leadership in 21st century. He also brings an MBA from George Fox University, a program that is diverse and well-connected to the community.

 

Thomas A. Price
DIRECTOR

Thomas Price was appointed to the Waytronx board of directors in November 2007. Mr. Price is a business veteran with more than 30 years of business and operational management experience. He is the founder of Tom Price Dealership Group, a leading auto dealership that he grew to 11 franchises at six locations across California.

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Price has been involved in investor and manufacturer relations, and orchestrated the successful acquisition of his company, FirstAmerica Automotive by Sonic Automotive, one of the nation's largest automotive retailers. Mr. Price has been credited for the successful completion of Serramonte Auto Plaza, an advanced, large-scale campus with innovative, industry-leading design features. Mr. Price also developed the multi-brand San Francisco Auto Repair Center and a conference facility in Larkspur, Calif.

Currently, Mr. Price is the owner of nine car dealerships in Northern California. He has received numerous awards for dealership excellence from manufacturers and has served on the National Dealer Advisory Boards of several major automobile manufacturers. He was Chairman of the Lexus National Dealer Advisory Board and charter member of the J.D. Power Dealer Roundtable.

Mr. Price is also an active philanthropist. The Price Family Dealerships are major sponsors of Special Olympics of Marin, Dedication to Special Education, CASA/Advocates for Children, Marin Breast Cancer Council and the Golden Gate Shootout. In 2005, the Price Family Dealership raised substantial funds for Katrina relief.

Sean P. Rooney
DIRECTOR

Mr. Rooney is veteran of the financial markets and has served on the board of CUI Global since 2009. He brings over 20 years of financial management experience to the board of directors. Mr. Rooney currently is an Financial Advisor at the Pinnacle Financial Group which is part of LPL Financial, the largest independent broker dealer in the United States.

Prior to working with LPL, Mr. Rooney served as Senior Director of Investments at Oppenheimer & Co., a full service investment banking, securities and wealth management firm. He has also worked in similar capacity at Investec Ernst & Company, an international specialist bank headquartered in South Africa and the U.K.. Mr Rooney currently advises a clientele of high net worth investors, institutions and foundations. He is active member of various industry and charitable organizations.

Mr. Rooney graduated from C.W. Post University in 1993 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Administration and holds Series 7 (General Securities Representative), Series 63 (Uniform Securities Law), and Series 24 (General Securities Principal) licenses.

Paul D. White
DIRECTOR

Paul White is a graduate of Humboldt State University and brings to the CUI Global board over 25 years of upper level business management skills. Mr. White currently serves as Vice President of the Healthcare Division for North America of a global security company. His responsibilities include direct P & L statements of $120 million, along with management, control, and supervision of approximately 3,000 employees working at 44 Medical Centers & Hospitals and over 600 Medical Office Buildings throughout the United States. He also serves as the company's subject matter expert for North America. He previously served in the Office of the General Counsel and Risk Services, as an Environmental Risk Consultant with Sutter Health Support Services – Corporate Services. His key responsibilities included: formulating best practice solutions to minimize/eliminate existing and potential employee health & safety and security exposures as well as consultations of state, federal, and professional standards for Risk Control/Environmental Health & Safety programs such as OSHA, TJC, DHS, EPA, NFPA, and DOT.

As a results-oriented business leader with achievement in developing, managing and expanding business portfolios, with expertise at senior management level in healthcare safety, security and risk management programs in complex matrix organizations, Mr. White has senior management experience in contract management, public relations, program strategy and design and has been consistently recognized for effective financial management, leadership, integrity, team-building, and program management skills.

 

Executive Team

William J. Clough
PRESIDENT AND CEO

William J. Clough, Esq., President/Chief Executive Officer, and General Counsel of CUI Global, Inc. Mr. Clough is also a Director and Chairman of the Company’s board of directors, as well as Chief Executive Officer of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiaries, CUI, Inc. and Orbital Gas Systems, Ltd. age 64 (Seat 1) Mr. Clough has served on the board of directors since 2006. Mr. Clough was reelected at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to serve a oneyear term. During his tenure, he has led several strategic initiatives, including the Company’s acquisition of Orbital Gas Systems Limited and the Company’s natural gas technology line, as well as recently opening Orbital Gas Systems, North America, Inc. Mr. Clough steered the Company through its 2012 and 2013 equity raises and its listing onto the Nasdaq Capital Market. Before joining the Company, Clough, an attorney and former law enforcement officer, operated his own law firm for 14 years, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Honolulu. In that capacity, he has successfully represented leading movie studios and media conglomerates. Mr. Clough received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Hastings College of the Law in 1990. He obtained one of the largest ever non-wrongful death jury verdicts in Los Angeles County Superior Court in 2000 and successfully represented parties in multi-million dollar cases throughout the United States. Mr. Clough is certified to practice law in state and federal courts in California, Illinois, Hawaii, and before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Clough worked as a police officer for 16 years at the local, state, and federal level including as a Federal Air Marshal flying in Southern Europe and the Middle East.

 

Daniel N. Ford
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER/CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - ENERGY DIVISION

Daniel N. Ford, Chief Financial Officer of CUI Global Inc. and Subsidiaries, and Chief Operational Officer of Orbital Gas Systems, age 36. With a background in the big 4 accounting firms, including KPMG, Daniel Ford brings a large company perspective to a small company with big potential. As CFO of CUI, Mr. Ford has consistently moved CUI into a position of profitability, efficiency, and forward thinking, transforming many of CUI's accounting, inventory management, and vendor relations processes. Mr. Ford has implemented improved ERP systems, was instrumental in financing CUI Inc.’s move into its current 62,380 square foot facility, worked in conjunction with Mr. Clough on the 2012 and 2013 equity raises and listing onto the Nasdaq Capital Market, as well as worked to facilitate the acquisitions of Orbital Gas Systems Limited and CUI-Canada and construction of the Orbital Gas Systems facility in the United Kingdom. Mr. Ford holds an MBA from George Fox University. He holds many awards and leadership positions in business, including the Financial Executives Award in 2001. He also actively provides leadership in the community.

 

Matthew M. McKenzie
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Matthew M. McKenzie, President/Chief Operational Officer of CUI, Inc., Corporate Secretary of CUI Global, Inc. and Director, age 35 (Seat 3) Matt McKenzie was elected to the board of directors at the 2008 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and continues to serve on the board of directors. Mr. McKenzie was reelected at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to serve a one-year term. Matt McKenzie has been working in various functions for CUI for over 10 years (including serving as president for over 4 years), gaining him intimate knowledge of the business, its operations and its opportunities for growth. Over the past several years, Mr. McKenzie has worked to position CUI for growth through sales and operation expansion as well as channel development. Among many other things, he has facilitated ISO 9001 certification, a quality management system, provided structure to global logistics, including CUI’s Chinese partners, and implemented CUI’s ERP system, which allows for more visibility and analysis opportunities. Currently, Matt spearheads the research, development, and implementation of the Novum® Technology. Mr. McKenzie brings a background in leadership from a variety of fields, giving him valuable insight into leadership in 21st century. He also brings an MBA from George Fox University, a program that is diverse and well-connected to the community.

 

CUI Global

20050 SW 112th Avenue
Tualatin, OR 97062

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