CLARCOR Elects Wesley M. Clark to Its Board of Directors

Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:15pm EDT

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FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(Business Wire)--
CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE: CLC) announced that Wesley M. Clark has been appointed to
its Board of Directors, replacing J. Marc Adam who retired from the Board after
22 years of service. The appointment was made on March 26, 2013, the date of Mr.
Adam`s retirement. 

Mr. Clark, 61, is the retired Chief Executive Officer and a current advisory
board member of Morton Salt, Inc., North America`s leading supplier of consumer,
industrial and commercial salt products. Prior to joining Morton Salt, Mr. Clark
was the President, Chief Operating Officer and a board member of W.W. Grainger,
Inc., North America`s leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operating
supplies. Mr. Clark began his career with Cummins Engine Company, serving as
Vice President of Cummins` Advanced Drivetrain Corporation, before assuming the
role of Division General Manager of Granite Rock Company, a regional market
share leader in aggregates, concrete and building materials. 

In addition to his directorship with Morton Salt, Mr. Clark serves as an
Operating Partner with Advent International Global Private Equity and as the
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Morrison Supply Company, LLC, a large
distributor of plumbing and HVAC supplies, as well as Morrison`s parent company,
Patriot Supply Holdings, Inc. Mr. Clark is also a director of ABC Supply Co.,
Inc., a multi-billion dollar distributor of roofing and related materials. Mr.
Clark is a member of the Management Board of the Stanford University Graduate
School of Business, from which institution Mr. Clark received his MBA in 1977. 

Christopher L. Conway, CLARCOR`s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
commented, "Although we are sad to see Marc Adam retire and thank him for two
decades of service to our shareholders, we are excited to have Wes join our
Board. Wes` deep knowledge of commercial and industrial distribution businesses
will be extremely beneficial to CLARCOR as we seek more paths to market for all
of our operating businesses. In addition, Wes has run a diverse group of
businesses throughout his career, and this diversity of experience matches up
well with our own business model of being the most diverse filtration company in
the world. Wes will be a valuable addition to our team, and we consider
ourselves fortunate that he agreed to join us." 

CLARCOR is based in Franklin, Tennessee, and is a diversified marketer and
manufacturer of mobile, industrial and environmental filtration products and
consumer and industrial packaging products sold in domestic and international
markets. Common shares of the Company are traded on the New York Stock Exchange
under the symbol CLC. Further information on CLARCOR can be found at

Christopher L. Conway, 615-771-3100
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer 

Copyright Business Wire 2013

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