Board of Directors

The mission of our Board of Directors is to represent the interests of shareholders in the long-term performance of the business. Our Board is committed to sound corporate governance structures and policies that enable us to operate our business responsibly and with integrity, and to position us to compete more effectively, sustain our success and build long-term shareholder value.

Our Board is currently comprised of nine directors, including our Chairman and our Presiding Director.


Board of Directors
Martin H. Loeffler
Chairman
Director since 1987
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Board committee membership: none
Key skills:
  • Leadership
  • Global
  • Industry
  • Technology
Mr. Loeffler has been a Director since 1987 and Chairman of the Board since 1997. He had been an employee of the Company for 37 years when he retired in December 2010. He was executive chairman of the Company from 2009 to 2010, chief executive officer of the Company from 1996 to 2008 and president of the Company from 1987 to 2007. Prior to assuming the position of president, he oversaw the Company's international operations, and prior to that served in general management and operations roles in several European countries. He has a technology background with a PhD in physics and experience as a researcher in the field of semiconductors. His leadership, market knowledge, technology background, international and other business experience are of tremendous value to the Company.
David P. Falck
Presiding Director Director since 2013
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Board committee membership: Audit, Compensation, Nominating/Corporate Governance (Chair)
Key skills:
  • Leadership
  • Compliance
  • Risk Management
  • M&A
Mr. Falck has been a Director since 2013 and Presiding Director since 2016. Mr. Falck has more than 40 years of experience as a legal advisor to public and private companies. From 2009 to 2017, Mr. Falck was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its primary subsidiary, Arizona Public Service Company where he had responsibility for the company's legal affairs and corporate secretary functions. He continued as Executive Vice President, Law, through April 2018. From 2007 to 2009, he was senior vice president, law for New Jersey-based Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. and served as a member of its executive group. From 1987 to 2007, Mr. Falck was a partner in the New York office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP where he provided strategic advice for a range of clients in the manufacturing, energy and telecommunications industries in the U.S. and abroad, including the Company. His well-developed legal and financial acumen bring great value to the Company, in particular with respect to corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, financing, compliance, and legal matters.
Stanley L. Clark
Director since 2005
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Board committee membership: Compensation (Chair), Nominating/Corporate Governance, Pension
Key skills:
  • Leadership
  • Finance
  • Global
  • Industry
  • Operations
Mr. Clark has been a Director since 2005. Mr. Clark is Lead Trustee and Senior Advisor of Goodrich, LLC, where he also served as chief executive officer and trustee from 2001 until 2014. This role has provided him excellent insight into a broad range of markets and investment perspectives as well as financial analysis. He gained significant experience in general management of a complex manufacturing organization as chief executive officer of Simplex Time Recorder Company from 1998 to 2001 and director from 1996 to 2001, chief operating officer from 1996 to 1998 and group vice president from 1994 to 1996. Prior to working at Simplex Time Recorder Company, he held various positions with Raytheon Company over a period of 17 years, including service as the corporate group vice president for the commercial electronics group and as a director of New Japan Radio Company, a joint venture between Raytheon Company and Japan Radio. Mr. Clark also served four years in the United States Navy. He brings to the Board international experience as well as an understanding of the aerospace and defense industry, important markets for the Company.
John D. Craig
Director since 2017
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Board committee membership: Compensation, Executive (Chair), Pension
Key skills:
  • Leadership
  • M&A
  • Technology
  • Operations
Mr. Craig has been a Director since 2017. Mr. Craig served as the Chief Executive Officer of EnerSys from 2000 to 2016 and also served as its President from 2000 to 2014. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Craig served as the president and chief operating officer of Yuasa Inc., the predecessor company to EnerSys. He joined Yuasa in 1994 as its vice president of operations and was promoted to executive vice president of operations in 1995. In 2000, he led the management buy-out of the Americas industrial battery business from Yuasa Corporation of Japan, which resulted in the creation of EnerSys. From 1994 until his retirement, Mr. Craig oversaw the acquisition and integration of 39 companies in all regions of the world. He led the IPO of EnerSys in 2004. Mr. Craig began his professional career as an engineer with Whirlpool Corporation in 1977. He served as the chairman of EnerSys from 2000 until 2016 and served as its director from 2000 to 2016. Mr. Craig brings to the Board his extensive experience leading a global manufacturing company, together with his deep exposure to many of the Company's end markets as well as a well-developed expertise in mergers and acquisitions.
Edward G. Jepsen
Director since 2005
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Board committee membership: Audit (Chair), Executive, Pension
Key skills:
  • Leadership
  • Finance
  • Global
  • Industry
Mr. Jepsen has been a Director since 2005. Mr. Jepsen also served as a Director of the Company from 1989 through 1997. Mr. Jepsen has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Coburn Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of lens processing systems and equipment for the ophthalmic industry, since December 2010. Mr. Jepsen was employed as a nonexecutive Advisor to the Company from 2005 through his retirement in 2006. He was executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Company from 1989 through 2004. During his time as chief financial officer of the Company, Mr. Jepsen gained a deep familiarity with the operations, markets, technologies and other business matters of the Company, and in particular a comprehensive understanding of the Company related to accounting, auditing and controls. In addition, Mr. Jepsen brings to the Board significant experience in public accounting and auditing acquired as a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP prior to joining the Company.
Rita S. Lane
Director since 2020
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Board committee membership: none
Key skills:
  • Leadership
  • Global
  • Technology
  • Operations
Ms. Lane has been a Director since 2020. Ms. Lane retired from Apple Inc. in 2014 where she had served as Vice President of Operations and oversaw the launch of the iPad® and manufacturing of the Mac® Desktop & Accessories product lines. From 2006 until 2008, Ms. Lane was Senior Vice President Integrated Supply Chain / Chief Procurement Officer at Motorola, Inc. Prior to working at Motorola, Ms. Lane held various senior-level operations roles at IBM for more than 10 years. Ms. Lane also served for five years as a Captain in the United States Air Force. She is a director of L3Harris Technologies, Sanmina and Signify. Ms. Lane brings to the Board her international experience building and leading global hardware operations and supply chain teams for Fortune 100 companies.
Robert A. Livingston
Director since 2018
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Board committee membership: Audit, Compensation, Executive
Key skills:
  • Leadership
  • Global
  • Manufacturing
  • M&A
  • Finance
Mr. Livingston has been a Director since 2018. Mr. Livingston served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Dover Corporation from 2008 through 2018 and also served as its Chief Operating Officer in 2008. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Livingston served as the president and chief executive officer of Dover Engineered Systems, Inc, and served as the president and CEO of Dover Electronics, Inc. from 2004 to 2007. He also served as the president of Vectron International Inc. in 2004. Mr. Livingston brings to the Board, among other things, a successful track record leading a large, publicly-traded U.S. multinational company, together with his extensive experience in manufacturing, mergers and acquisitions and finance. Mr. Livingston also currently serves as Director and member of the compensation committee, the executive committee and is co-chairman of the operating improvement committee of RPM International Inc. In the past five years, but not currently, Mr. Livingston served as director of Dover Corporation.
R. Adam Norwitt
President & CEO Director since 2009
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Board committee membership: none
Key skills:
  • Leadership
  • Global
  • Industry
  • Operations
  • M&A
Mr. Norwitt has been a Director since 2009, and an employee of the Company or its subsidiaries for approximately 20 years. He has been President since 2007 and Chief Executive Officer since 2009. Mr. Norwitt was chief operating officer of the Company from 2007 through 2008. He was senior vice president and group general manager, worldwide RF and microwave products division of the Company during 2006 and vice president and group general manager, worldwide RF and microwave products division of the Company from 2004 until 2006. Prior thereto, Mr. Norwitt served as group general manager, general manager and business development manager with various operating groups in the Company, including approximately five years resident in Asia. Mr. Norwitt has a juris doctor degree and trained as a corporate lawyer prior to joining the Company. He also has an MBA degree. He has studied in the United States, Taiwan, China and France. His vision, leadership, market knowledge, merger and acquisition experience, international exposure and other business experience, including his experience as our chief executive officer, are of significant value to the Company.
Anne Clarke Wolff
Director since 2018
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Board committee membership: Audit, Nominating/Corporate Governance, Pension (Chair)
Key skills:
  • Leadership
  • Finance
  • M&A
  • Global
Ms. Wolff has been a Director since 2018. Ms. Wolff has been a Managing Director at Bank of America since she joined in 2011 and currently serves as Chairman Global Corporate and Investment Banking. Prior to that, from 2009 to 2011, Ms. Wolff held senior positions at JP Morgan Chase & Company and from 1998 to 2009 at Citigroup. Ms. Wolff began her career at Salomon Brothers, where she held positions of increasing responsibility from 1989 to 1998. Ms. Wolff has significant experience with global issues acquired through her work with a broad array of international clients together with her oversight of an extensive global organization. Her deep experience in banking and corporate finance, in particular with respect to all aspects of capital structure and deployment, including mergers and acquisitions, is extremely valuable to the Company.

Committee Composition

Our Board has the following five standing committees: (1) Audit, (2) Compensation, (3) Executive, (4) Nominating/Corporate Governance, and (5) Pension. The committee membership and charters are described below.

Audit Committee Compensation Committee Executive Committee Nominating / Corporate
Governance Committee
Pension Committee
Martin H. Loeffler
(Chairman)
Stanley L. Clark
John D. Craig
David P. Falck
(Presiding Director)
Edward G. Jepsen
Rita S. Lane
Robert A. Livingston
R. Adam Norwitt
Anne Clarke Wolff
  • Chair
  • Member
  • Financial Expert

Contact our Board
  • Amphenol Corporation
  • C/O Secretary
  • 358 Hall Avenue
  • Wallingford, CT 06492
  • Phone: 1 (203) 265-8900
  • Email: Board@amphenol.com