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Corporate Governance

Board of Directors

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Robert S. Evans, Chairman of the Board

Director since 1979. Chairman of the Board of Crane Co. since 2001. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Crane Co. from 1984 to 2001.

Other directorships: HBD Industries, Inc. since 1989; Huttig Building Products, Inc. from 1999 to 2015.

Relevant skills and experience: unique familiarity with the operations, history and culture of the Company gained as its former Chief Executive Officer and as its Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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Martin R. Benante, Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Director since 2015. Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2000 to December 2014, and Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to December 2013, Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Charlotte, NC (supplier of highly engineered products and services to commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets).

Other directorships: Curtiss-Wright Corporation from 1999 to 2015.

Relevant skills and experience: strategic, operational and managerial expertise gained through a more than 35-year career with an industrial manufacturer serving markets similar to those of the Company.

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Donald G. Cook, General (Retired)
United States Air Force

Director since 2005. General, United States Air Force (Retired).

Other directorships: Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation from 2005 to 2010; Beechcraft LLC (formerly Hawker Beechcraft Inc.) from 2007 to 2014; USAA Federal Savings Bank since 2007; U.S. Security Associates, Inc. since 2011.

Relevant skills and experience: experience with organizational and intellectual capital matters gained throughout an extensive career with the United States Air Force.

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Michael Dinkins, President and Chief Executive Officer
Dinkins Financial

Director since 2019. President and Chief Executive Officer of Dinkins Financial, a consulting firm that helps small businesses gain access to capital, since October 2017. From 2008 until May 2012, served on the Board of Directors of Integer Holdings Corporation (a medical device manufacturer and developer of high-end batteries for niche applications in medical and energy markets), and subsequently as Senior Vice President and later as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, until his retirement in March 2017.

Other directorships: Community Health Systems, Inc. since 2017; Integer Holdings Corporation from 2008 until 2017; LandAmerica Financial Group Inc. from 1996 to 2008; and Access Worldwide Communications, Inc. from 1999 to 2002.

Relevant skills and experience: financial and operational expertise gained by extensive senior executive experience with publicly-traded and private manufacturing and finance/insurance companies.

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Ronald C. Lindsay, Retired Chief Operating Officer
Eastman Chemical Co.

Director since 2013. Chief Operating Officer, Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN (manufacturer of specialty chemicals, plastic compounds and acetate fibers) since 2013; Executive Vice President, Specialty Fluids and Intermediates, Fibers, Adhesives and Plasticizers Worldwide Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing Support, Eastman Chemical Company from May 2011 to 2013. Positions of increasing responsibility with Eastman Chemical from 1980, including Senior Vice President from 2006 to 2009 and Executive Vice President from 2009 to 2013.

Relevant skills and experience: operational, sales and manufacturing expertise gained by extensive senior executive experience with large industrial manufacturer.

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Ellen McClain, Chief Financial Officer
Year Up

Director since 2013. Chief Financial Officer, Year Up, Boston, MA (not-for-profit provider of job training services) since July 2015. President from May 2012 to April 2013, Chief Operating Officer from September 2011 to April 2013, Executive Vice President from September 2011 to May 2012, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2009 to September 2011, of New York Racing Association, Inc., Ozone Park, NY (operator of thoroughbred racetracks). Vice President, Finance, Hearst-Argyle Television, Inc., New York, NY (operator of local television stations) from 2004 to 2009.

Relevant skills and experience: financial and organizational expertise gained as chief financial officer of public and private enterprises.

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Charles G. McClure, Jr., Managing Partner
Michigan Capital Advisors

Director since 2017. Managing Partner of Michigan Capital Advisors, a private equity firm he co-founded in 2014, which invests in Tier 2 and 3 global automotive and transportation suppliers. Prior to founding Michigan Capital Advisors, Mr. McClure served from 2004 to 2013 as Chairman of the Board, CEO and President of Meritor, Inc., a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets.

Other directorships: DTE Energy, 3D Systems and Penske Corporation.

Relevant skills and experience: more than 35 years of experience in corporate strategy, manufacturing, sales, operational and intellectual capital expertise in various industries, including transportation; also proven leadership skills with over 20 years of experience as CEO, president and director of major domestic and international corporations, as well as a member of the boards of industry organizations.

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Max H. Mitchell, President and Chief Executive Officer
Crane Co.

Director since 2014. President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 2014; President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2013 to January 2014; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from May 2011 to January 2013; Group President, Fluid Handling segment of the Company from 2005 to October 2012. Vice President, Operational Excellence of the Company from 2004 to 2005.

Other directorships: none.

Relevant skills and experience: comprehensive knowledge of the Company’s culture and operations gained from successive positions as head of its Operational Excellence system, president of its largest segment, its President and Chief Operating Officer and now Chief Executive Officer.

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Jennifer M. Pollino, Executive Coach and Consultant
JMPollino LLC

Director since 2013. Executive Coach and Consultant, JMPollino LLC, Charlotte, NC since July 2012. Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Communications, Goodrich Corporation, Charlotte, NC (diversified manufacturer) from 2005 to July 2012. Other directorships: Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. since 2014; Kaman Corporation since June 2015.

Relevant skills and experience: broad experience with governance, intellectual capital and organizational issues, as well as financial expertise, gained in over 20 years as senior executive and general manager with large manufacturer of aerospace products; financial expertise gained as controller of savings and loan association and field accounting officer at Resolution Trust Corporation; certified public accountant.

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James L. L. Tullis, Chief Executive Officer
Tullis Health Investors

Director since 1998. Chief Executive Officer, Tullis Health Investors, Greenwich, CT since 1986, and Tullis Health Investors FL, LLC, North Palm Beach, FL since 2012 (venture capital investments in the health care industry).

Other directorships: Lord Abbett & Co. Mutual Funds since 2016 (Chairman since 2017) (Lord Abbett family of mutual funds).

Relevant skills and experience: financial and organizational expertise gained as chief executive officer of venture capital investment group; expertise in management, strategy and governance matters gained as director of public and private companies.

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