Corporate Governance Documents

Management

David Maher, President & Chief Executive Officer

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David Maher joined the Company in May 1991 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Acushnet Holdings Corp. and Acushnet Company, our operating subsidiary ("Acushnet Company"), effective January 1, 2018. From 2001 through 2017, Mr. Maher held a variety of roles at the Company’s Fairhaven, Massachusetts headquarters, including Vice President, Titleist U.S. Sales; Senior Vice President, Titleist Worldwide Sales and Global Operations; and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Maher spent several years in Northern California as a Titleist Sales Representative and Northwest Regional Sales Manager, and previously gained valuable experience in the Company’s professional development program, working at the Company’s golf ball operations in Massachusetts, the FootJoy factory in Brockton, Massachusetts and in the Company’s Southern California golf club operations.

Tom Pacheco, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer

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Tom joined Acushnet Company in 2017 and was appointed Senior Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer. In January of 2019 he was promoted to Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. Before joining the company, Tom held finance and accounting positions at Dell Technologies, EMC, Raytheon, and Idiom Technologies. Tom is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an M.B.A from the University of North Carolina and a B.S. in Accounting from Providence College.

Mary Lou Bohn, President, Titleist Golf Balls

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Mary Lou joined Acushnet Company in 1987 and was appointed President, Titleist Golf Balls in 2016. Prior to that, Mary Lou held positions of Executive Vice President Titleist Golf Balls and Communications and Vice President Golf Ball Marketing and Titleist Communications. During her tenure with the Company, Mary Lou has served as Vice President, Advertising & Communications from 2000 to 2010. In addition, she served as Director, Advertising Titleist from 1994 to 2000. She held a number of other positions reflecting increased responsibilities over the years. Mary Lou holds a B.S./B.A. in Marketing from the University of New Hampshire.

Steven Pelisek, President, Titleist Golf Clubs

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Steve joined Acushnet Company in 1993 and was appointed President, Titleist Golf Clubs in early 2016. Prior to that he was General Manager, Titleist Golf Clubs. During his tenure with the Company, Steve served as Vice President, Club Sales for both the Titleist and Cobra Club brands. In addition, Steve has held both Marketing and Field Sales positions with Acushnet and with Lynx Golf prior. Steve holds a B.S. in Engineering and a M.S. in Civil Engineering, both from the University of Maryland.

John (Jay) Duke, Jr., President, Titleist Golf Gear

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Jay joined Acushnet Company in 2014. Before joining the Company, Jay worked at Hasbro, Inc. where he was Vice President and Global Franchise Leader for Transformers Global Brand. Prior to Hasbro, Jay held general management positions with Karhu Holdings and Converse, Inc. (a division of Nike). Jay also spent time earlier in his career working for Reebok and Morgan Stanley. Jay holds a B.A. in Economics and History from Boston College and a MBA from Duke University.

Christopher Lindner, President, FootJoy Golf Wear

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Chris joined the company in August, 2016 as President of FootJoy. Prior to that, Chris worked at Wolverine Worldwide Inc. from 2010 to August, 2016 where he was President of Keds from 2014 to August, 2016, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Development for Sperry in 2014 and Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of North America Sales for Saucony from 2010 to 2014. Prior to 2010, Chris held various positions with Nike, Inc., including as Vice President of Global Marketing for Converse and Vice President of Global Marketing for Bauer Hockey (both Nike subsidiaries), and leadership positions with Electronic Arts. Chris graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a B.A. in Business Administration – Management and a minor in Spanish.

Brendan Reidy, Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer

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Brendan joined the Acushnet Company in January 2019 as the company’s Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to joining the Company, he was Vice President HR - Organizational Effectiveness at Biogen where he had responsibility for talent management, global learning, culture initiatives and people analytics. In his 7 years at Biogen, he also led HR for the global R&D organization and Global Commercial Operations. In those roles, he led global initiatives to improve leadership succession, build capability, and improve employee engagement in support of the company’s growth. Prior to Biogen, he worked at P&G and Gillette for 9 years and held a number of positions in HR including the Country HR Manager for Costa Rica and as a leader of key integration projects for the integration of P&G and Gillette. Brendan holds a B.A. in English from Stonehill College.

Roland Giroux, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

Roland joined Acushnet Company in 2000 and was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary in 2021. Prior to that, Roland was most recently Vice President and Associate General Counsel. Before joining Acushnet, Roland was Counsel for Fortune Brands, Inc. and worked at Chadbourne and Parke LLP in the Corporate and Project Finance practice groups. Roland holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, an M.B.A. from Long Island University and a J. D. from Pace University.

Board of Directors

Keun Chang (Kevin) Yoon

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Keun Chang (Kevin) Yoon has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Fila Holdings Corp. since March 2018. Mr. Yoon also served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of the Strategic Planning and Footwear Division of Fila from July 2016 until March 2018. Mr. Yoon has also served multiple roles including Manager of Footwear Sourcing, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fila North America as well as other Fila affiliations from February 2009 until October 2016. Fila North America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fila Holdings Corp., a public company listed on the Korea Exchange. Mr. Yoon has led the successful turnaround of Fila North America and Fila Holdings Corp. Mr. Yoon has knowledge and experience in operations within the consumer and sporting goods industry.

Yoon Soo (Gene) Yoon

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Yoon Soo (Gene) Yoon has been the Chairman of Fila Holdings Corp. since 1994 and was the Chief Executive Officer of Fila from 1991 until March 2018. Fila Holdings Corp. is a public company listed on the Korea Exchange. Mr. Yoon has served as the chairman of our board of directors since 2011. Mr. Yoon also served as the chairman of the board of directors of Acushnet Company, our operating subsidiary, from 2011 to October 2016 and served as the President of Acushnet Holdings Corp. from 2011 until May 2016. Mr. Yoon was selected to serve as a director because of his affiliation with Fila, his knowledge and experience in consumer products and his experience as the chairman of Acushnet Holdings Corp. since 2011 and as the chairman of Acushnet Company from 2011 to 2016.

David Maher

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David Maher joined the Company in May 1991 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Acushnet Holdings Corp. and Acushnet Company, our operating subsidiary ("Acushnet Company"), effective January 1, 2018. From 2001 through 2017, Mr. Maher held a variety of roles at the Company’s Fairhaven, Massachusetts headquarters, including Vice President, Titleist U.S. Sales; Senior Vice President, Titleist Worldwide Sales and Global Operations; and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Maher spent several years in Northern California as a Titleist Sales Representative and Northwest Regional Sales Manager, and previously gained valuable experience in the Company’s professional development program, working at the Company’s golf ball operations in Massachusetts, the FootJoy factory in Brockton, Massachusetts and in the Company’s Southern California golf club operations.

Mr. Maher has served on our board of directors since March 2018 and brings to our Board of Directors extensive experience as an executive in the golf industry.

Jennifer Estabrook

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Jennifer Estabrook has been President of Fila North America since April 2019. She was Fila North America's Chief Operating Officer from December 2015 to February 2019 as well as Acting President from February 2019 to April 2019. In addition, Ms. Estabrook was the Executive Vice President, Business Operations of Fila USA, Inc. from September 2010 until December 2015. Ms. Estabrook has also been the Head of Global Licensing for Fila Luxembourg S.à.r.l. since 2014 and a member of the Board of Managers of Fila Luxembourg S.à.r.l. Since 2007 and has held several other positions at Fila USA, Inc. and its affiliates since 2005. Fila USA, Inc. and Fila Luxembourg S.à.r.l. are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Fila Holdings Corp., a public company listed on the Korea Exchange. Ms. Estabrook also serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc. Ms. Estabrook served as a member of the board of directors of Acushnet Company, our operating subsidiary, from 2011 to October 2016. Ms. Estabrook has served on our Board of Directors since October 2016. Ms. Estabrook has a multi-faceted background and experience, knowledge and operational experience in consumer products and sporting goods and experience as a director of Acushnet Company since 2011.

Gregory Hewett

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Gregory Hewett is the principal of GH Consulting LLC, a private consultancy for businesses and institutional investors that he founded in March 2015. Previously, Mr. Hewett served at The Blackstone Group L.P. from August 2005 through February 2015 in various capacities, including most recently as a Senior Managing Director. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Hewett served as a Director in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse First Boston, which he joined in 2000 when it acquired Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he was an Associate in the Investment Banking Division. Prior to joining DLJ, Mr. Hewett practiced law at Bryan Cave LLP. Mr. Hewett was selected to serve as a director because of his significant experience in finance.

Sean Sullivan

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Sean Sullivan is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SiriusXM Holdings, Inc., a position he has held since October 2020. Prior to joining SiriusXM Holdings, Inc., Mr. Sullivan served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AMC Networks Inc. from 2011 to 2020. Mr. Sullivan served as Chief Financial Officer of HiT Entertainment from 2009 to 2010 and Chief Financial Officer and President of Commercial Print and Packaging division of Cenveo, Inc. from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Sullivan was selected to serve as a director because of his significant experience in finance and operations.

Steven Tishman

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Steven Tishman is a Managing Director and Global Head of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Houlihan Lokey, where he is also a member of the Firm's Management Committee, Co-Head of the Firm's M&A Commitment Committee and a member of the Firm's Corporate Finance Board of Directors. Mr. Tishman joined Houlihan Lokey in January 2012. Previously, Mr. Tishman was a Managing Director at Rothschild Inc., where he served from 2002 to 2012. Prior to joining Rothschild, Mr. Tishman was a Managing Director of Robertson Stephens Inc. from 1999 to 2002, and was a Senior Managing Director of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. from 1993 to 1999. Mr. Tishman is currently a trustee of GoodHaven Funds Trust and was previously a director of Cedar Fair L.P., Nautica Enterprises, Inc., Claire's Stores, Inc. and Odimo, Inc. Mr. Tishman was selected to serve as a director because of his extensive experience in finance and management and serving on other public company boards.

Jan Singer

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Jan Singer served as the Chief Executive Officer of J. Crew Group, Inc. from February 2020 to December 2020. Previously, Ms. Singer served as the Chief Executive Officer of Victoria's Secret Lingerie from 2016 to 2019 and the Chief Executive Officer of Spanx, Inc. from 2014 to 2016, in addition to previous roles at Nike, Reebok, Prada, Calvin Klein, and Chanel. Ms. Singer currently serves on the Board of Directors of Supernova Partners Acquisition Co. III Ltd. and has also previously served on the board of directors of J. Crew Group, Inc. and Kate Spade & Company. Ms. Singer was selected to serve as a director because of her varied background, knowledge and experience in consumer products and experience in serving on other boards of directors.

Committee Composition

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