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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Peterson

61 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Randal Baker

54 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Rick Dillon

46 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer

Fabrizio Rasetti

2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Andre Williams

58 2017 Executive Vice President - Global Human Resources

Roger Roundhouse

52 2014 Executive Vice President - Engineered Solutions Segment

John Schmaling

2018 Executive Vice President - Industrial and Energy Segments

Theodore Wozniak

59 2006 Executive Vice President - Business Development

Bryan Johnson

42 2018 Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Richard Holder

55 2017 Director

Alfredo Altavilla

54 2018 Independent Director

J. Palmer Clarkson

2018 Independent Director

Danny Cunningham

62 2016 Independent Director

E. James Ferland

51 2015 Independent Director

Sidney Simmons

2018 Independent Director

Holly Van Deursen

59 2008 Independent Director

Karen Bauer

Communications & Investor Relations Leader

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Peterson

Mr. Robert A. Peterson serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Peterson held the position of Chairman of the Board of Barrier Safe Solutions International, Inc, formerly a private equity owned business, from 2011 until it was sold to Ansell Limited in 2014. Mr. Peterson was President and Chief Executive Officer of Norcross Safety Products, a private equity owned business, since its inception in 1995 until it was sold to Honeywell in 2008. Prior to that he held executive level leadership positions with a number of firms including Farley Industries and Wright Line, after beginning his career at Ernst & Young. Mr. Peterson’s extensive finance, mergers and acquisition and private equity background has been beneficial to the Board in evaluating financial performance and strategic acquisitions. Additionally, his manufacturing and distribution industry experience is a good fit for the businesses included in the Company’s Industrial segment.

Randal Baker

Mr. Randal W. Baker serves as a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. Mr. Baker was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in March 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Baker held multiple roles during a six year tenure at Joy Global, including most recently as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Joy Global, Mr. Baker was an executive with Case New Holland Inc., holding a variety of roles including President and CEO of its agricultural equipment business. Mr. Baker also held diverse leadership roles in marketing, sales, product development and engineering at Komatsu America Corporation, Ingersoll-Rand and Sandvik Corporation.

Rick Dillon

Mr. Rick T Dillon serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company effective August 1, 2018. Mr. Dillon has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Century Aluminum Co. since 2014. During his tenure at Joy Global Inc. (2009-2014), Mr. Dillon served as Vice President-Finance Global Surface Mining Group and Vice President-Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to Joy he served as Vice President-Business Planning and Analysis and Vice President-Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Newell Brands, and Vice President-Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Briggs & Stratton Corporation. Mr. Dillon began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP. He received his B.S. in Accounting from Marquette University and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Fabrizio Rasetti

Mr. Fabrizio Rasetti is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Rasetti brings more than 25 years of broad legal experience across diverse industries including the industrial, mining and services sectors. He most recently held the position of Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Boart Longyear since 2006. For the ten years prior he worked at SPX Corporation in roles of increasing responsibility including General Counsel & Vice President, Business Development, Flow Segment. Earlier in his career he worked for several law firms. He was awarded both a BS and JD from Georgetown University.

Andre Williams

Mr. Andre L. Williams serves as an Executive Vice President - Global Human Resources of the company. Mr. Williams joined the Company in January 2017 as Vice President Human Resources Industrial & Engineered Solutions Segments and was promoted to Executive Vice President—Global Human Resources in September 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Williams was the Vice President Human Resources for Global Sales & Marketing and Control Products & Solutions at Rockwell Automation. Prior to Rockwell Automation, Mr. Williams held Human Resource roles of increasing responsibility at Joy Global, Accenture, Best Buy, Beloit Corporation, Morton International and South African Breweries.

Roger Roundhouse

Mr. Roger Roundhouse serves as an Executive Vice President - Engineered Solutions Segment of the Company. Mr. Roundhouse joined the Company in 2014, from General Cable, where he most recently held the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager Utility Products. Mr. Roundhouse brings extensive automotive, industrial and OEM knowledge, as well as over 20 years of experience with mergers & acquisitions and global operations.

John Schmaling

Mr. John Schmaling is Executive Vice President - Industrial and Energy Segments of the Company. Mr. Schmaling brings more than 30 years of experience with industry leading international manufacturers of heavy equipment and services in the mining, construction, agricultural and industrial sectors. He most recently held the position of President, North America for Komatsu Mining Corporation (formerly Joy Global Inc.) since 2010. Prior to that, he served as Senior Director Dealer Development and Account Management at Case International Harvester, a Division of Fiat S.p.A. Earlier in his career he held various sales, marketing and product development roles. He was awarded a BS from the School of Life Sciences at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

Theodore Wozniak

Mr. Theodore C. Wozniak serves as Executive Vice President - Business Development of the company. Mr. Wozniak joined the Company in 2006 in his current position. Prior to joining Actuant, Mr. Wozniak held senior investment banking positions at Wachovia Securities, most recently as Managing Director of the Industrial Growth Corporate Finance Group. Mr. Wozniak was employed by Wachovia Securities for ten years. Prior to that, Mr. Wozniak held various investment banking positions at First Chicago Capital Markets and Riggs National Corporation.

Bryan Johnson

Mr. Bryan R. Johnson is Principal Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of the Company. He joined the Company in September 2017 as Vice President Finance – Engineered Solutions Segment. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Johnson worked at Joy Global, Inc. (subsequently Komatsu Mining) for 11 years and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for seven years in various accounting and finance positions of increasing responsibility.

Richard Holder

Mr. Richard D. Holder serves as a Director of the Company. Mr. Holder is President and Chief Executive Officer of NN, Inc. (NASDAQ:NNBR) a position he has held since joining NN in June 2013. Mr. Holder is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of international experience across a diverse set of industries and disciplines. Prior to NN, Inc., Mr. Holder held a variety of leadership positions during his twelve year tenure at Eaton Corporation, where he last served as President of Eaton Electrical Components Group, a unit of Eaton’s Electrical Sector. Prior to joining Eaton, he held a variety of leadership roles at US Airways, AlliedSignal and Parker Hannifin. He holds a bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University and an MBA from Webster University.

Alfredo Altavilla

Mr. Alfredo Altavilla is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Altavilla currently serves as both the Chief Operating Officer of Europe, Africa and the Middle East and as the Head of Business Development at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his current role, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Iveco (the Trucks and Commercial Vehicles Division of CNH Industrial) and as Director of Chrysler LLC.

J. Palmer Clarkson

Mr. J. Palmer Clarkson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Clarkson is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bridgestone HosePower LLC, the largest U.S. based service provider of hydraulic and industrial hoses used in construction machinery, mining, oil field equipment and general industrial applications.

Danny Cunningham

Mr. Danny L. Cunningham serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cunningham is a recently retired Partner and Chief Risk Officer of Deloitte and Touche, LLP, a multinational public accounting firm. He has more than 30 years of experience serving public audit clients in a broad array of industries, including manufacturing. He has practiced in both the United States and China. Mr. Cunningham brings expertise in the areas of financial, accounting and auditing matters, knowledge of corporate transactions and a global perspective to the Board.

E. James Ferland

Mr. E. James Ferland serves as an independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ferland is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (“B&W”), a provider of energy and environmental products and services for power and industrial markets worldwide. Mr. Ferland has held this position since July 2015 when B&W was spun-off from The Babcock & Wilcox Company. Mr. Ferland was President and Chief Executive Officer of The Babcock & Wilcox Company from 2012 through the date of the spin-off. He also served as a director during this time frame. Mr. Ferland also previously held various leadership roles with Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC and PNM Resources, Inc. With more than 25 years of senior management and engineering experience in diversified industries, Mr. Ferland brings to the Board extensive operations, financial and acquisition experience, knowledge of the energy markets and valuable perspectives from leading a global public company. Mr. Ferland is also a director at B&W.

Sidney Simmons

Mr. Sidney S. Simmons is Independent Director of the Company. Sidney Simmons is a seasoned corporate attorney focusing on business development, mergers & acquisitions and capital restructuring as part of an independent practice. He was instrumental in the Consol Energy / CNX Resources separation and spin-off. Prior to establishing his independent practice, he worked more than 10 years for the law firm of Stoneburner, Berry & Simmons in corporate law.

Holly Van Deursen

Ms. Holly A. Van Deursen serves an Independent Director of the company. Ms. Van Deursen was most recently an executive in the petrochemical industry, having held a variety of leadership positions at both British Petroleum and Amoco Corporation. She was Group Vice President of Petrochemicals for British Petroleum from 2003 to 2005 and Group Vice President of Strategy from 2001 to 2003. Ms. Van Deursen has extensive experience in the oil & gas industry, which provides the Board with insight on company businesses in the Energy segment. Her experience in strategic analysis and corporate governance further enhances her ability to add value to the Board. She is currently a director of Bemis Company, Inc., Petroleum Geo-Services and Capstone Turbine Corporation.

Karen Bauer