THE CTS CORPORATION
STOCK RETIREMENT PLAN
FOR NON-EMPLOYEE DIRECTORS
1. Purpose . CTS Corporation (the “Company”) hereby establishes this Stock Retirement Plan (the “Plan”) to promote the
interest of the Company and its shareholders by causing a portion of the total compensation payable to its non-employee
directors to be deferred and paid in the form of Company stock, thereby increasing the directors’ beneficial ownership of
Company stock and their proprietary interest in the Company. The Effective Date of the Plan is April 30, 1990.
2. Common Stock Units . In addition to the cash compensation otherwise payable to its non-employee directors, the
Company as of the Effective Date shall establish, and thereafter maintain, a Deferred Stock Account in the name of each non-
employee director. Subject to the provisions of Section 9, as of the first day of each calendar year beginning after the Effective
Date, the Company shall credit 100 Common Stock Units, and as of the first day of 1998 and 1999, the Company shall credit 300
Common Stock Units, and as of the first day of 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003, the Company shall credit 800 Common Stock Units, to
the Deferred Stock Account of each person who was a non-employee director of the Company on the last day of the
immediately preceding calendar year or who ceased to be a director during such preceding calendar year by reason of his
retirement, disability or death and, in addition, on May 1, 1990 shall also credit to the Deferred Stock Account of each such
director 50 Common Stock Units for each complete calendar year of his service to the Company as a non-employee director prior
to January 1, 1990.
On October 17, 1997, the Company shall credit 1,000 Common Stock Units to the Deferred Stock Account of each person who is
a non-employee director of the Company on that date.
Commencing in 2004 and each year thereafter, on the second Tuesday in January, the Company shall credit 800 Common Stock
Units to the Deferr