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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Peterson

59 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Randal Baker

52 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Andrew Lampereur

53 2000 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Eugene Skogg

58 Executive Vice President of Global Human Resources

Kenneth Bockhorst

2016 Executive Vice President - Energy Segment

Roger Roundhouse

50 2014 Executive Vice President - Engineered Solutions Segment

David Sefcik

51 2013 Executive Vice President - Industrial Segment

Theodore Wozniak

57 2006 Executive Vice President - Business Development

Robert Arzbaecher

56 2016 Director

Danny Cunningham

2016 Director

Gurminder Bedi

68 2008 Independent Director

E. James Ferland

49 2015 Independent Director

Thomas Fischer

68 2003 Independent Director

R. Alan Hunter

68 2007 Independent Director

Holly Van Deursen

57 2008 Independent Director

Dennis Williams

70 2006 Independent Director

Karen Bauer

Communications & Investor Relations Leader

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Peterson

Mr. Robert A. Peterson is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Peterson is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Norcross Safety Products, formerly 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.

Randal Baker

Mr. Randal W. Baker is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. He has nearly 30 years of industrial experience, including serving in numerous executive roles of increasing responsibility and depth. From 2009 to 2015 he was with Joy Global, Inc.("Joy"), most recently as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Joy, Mr. Baker was an executive with Case New Holland ("CNH") from 2004 to 2009, holding a variety of roles including President and CEO of their agriculture equipment business. Prior to CNH, Mr. Baker had diverse leadership roles at Komatsu America Corporation, Ingersoll-Rand, and Sandvik Corporation.

Andrew Lampereur

Mr. Andrew G. Lampereur is no longer a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company effective December 22, 2016. Mr. Lampereur joined the Company in 1993 as Corporate Controller, a position he held until 1996 when he was appointed Vice President of Finance for the Gardner Bender business (former Electrical segment). In 1998, Mr. Lampereur was appointed Vice President, General Manager for Gardner Bender. He was appointed to his present position in August 2000. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lampereur held a number of financial management positions at Terex Corporation. Mr. Lampereur is currently a director of Generac Holdings Inc and was a director of Robbins & Myers, Inc. from 2005 through 2013.

Eugene Skogg

Mr. Eugene Edward Skogg is the Executive Vice President of Global Human Resourcesof the company. Mr. Skogg joined Actuant in 2015 from Terex Corporation. During his eight year tenure at Terex, Mr. Skogg held multiple roles including most recently Vice President Business Integration which included leading acquisition integration. Mr. Skogg has also held various HR leadership roles supporting global businesses and talent acquisition. Prior to joining Terex, Mr. Skogg held various human resource leadership roles for The Stanley Works, Merck and General Electric.

Kenneth Bockhorst

Mr. Kenneth Bockhorst is Executive Vice President - Energy Segment of the company. He most recently served as business unit leader of Actuant's Hydratight business since October 2014. Hydratight, comprising approximately two-thirds of Actuant's Energy Segment revenues, provides maintenance related joint integrity products and services, maximizing safety and improving operational efficiency of existing energy assets. Ken joined Actuant in 2011 as global operations leader for the Enerpac business. Prior to Actuant, he held product management and operational leadership roles at IDEX Corporation (from 2007-2011) and Eaton Corporation (from 1991-2007).

Roger Roundhouse

Mr. Roger Roundhouse is an Executive Vice President - Engineered Solutions Segment of the Company. Roger brings extensive automotive, industrial and OEM capabilities to Actuant, as well as significant experience with mergers & acquisitions and global operations gained during his 22-year career at General Cable (NYSE: BGC), where he most recently held the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager Utility Products. He received his BA in Business Administration from Ohio University College of Business and an MBA from Xavier University.

David Sefcik

Mr. David (Mark) Sefcik is Executive Vice President - Industrial Segment of the company. Mr. Sefcik was promoted to Executive Vice President - Industrial Segment in 2013, after serving as Enerpac Business Leader since joining Actuant in 2008. Previously, Mr. Sefcik held various roles of increasing responsibility at Husco International, including most recently Executive Vice President.

Theodore Wozniak

Mr. Theodore C. Wozniak is an 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.

Robert Arzbaecher

Mr. Robert C. Arzbaecher is no longer a Director of the Company effective January 17, 2017. Mr. Arzbaecher has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since August 2000. prior to that was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 1994 and Senior Vice President since 1998. He served as Vice President, Finance of Tools & Supplies from 1993 to 1994. Prior to joining the Company in 1992 as Corporate Controller, Mr. Arzbaecher held various financial positions with Grabill Aerospace, Farley Industries and Grant Thornton. Mr. Arzbaecher is a certified public accountant and also is a director of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. and Fiduciary Management, Inc. mutual funds. Mr. Arzbaecher’s day to day leadership, as Chief Executive Officer, provides the board with a thorough understanding of the Company, including strategy, business development, international operations and served markets. Additionally, he provides the board with finance and acquisition experience, which is beneficial given the Company’s stated goal of growth through acquisitions.

Danny Cunningham

Mr. Danny L. Cunningham is Director of the Company. He 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. He holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from The Ohio State University and a master's in business administration from the University of Wisconsin.

Gurminder Bedi

Mr. Gurminder S. Bedi is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Bedi serves on the board of directors of Kemet Corporation and Blue Bird Corporation and is a retired Vice President of Ford Motor Company. Mr. Bedi served in a variety of managerial positions at Ford Motor Company for more than thirty years and holds degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration. Mr. Bedi’s broad experience in manufacturing operations and international business, as well as his automotive and commercial truck market background are key contributions to the Board. Based on his current and prior executive leadership positions, Mr. Bedi also brings to the Board a familiarity with the challenges facing large, international public companies, as well as private equity groups (which are the source of some of the Company’s business acquisitions).

E. James Ferland

Mr. E. James Ferland is 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 that 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. 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 leading a global public company. Mr. Ferland is also a director at B&W.

Thomas Fischer

Dr. Thomas J. Fischer, Ph.D., is no longer a Independent Director of the company effective January 17, 2017. Mr. Fischer is a consultant in corporate financial and accounting matters and a retired Senior Regional Managing Partner of Arthur Andersen LLP. At Arthur Andersen he served principally international public manufacturing and distribution companies. Mr. Fischer is also a director of Badger Meter Inc., Regal-Beloit Corporation and WEC Energy Group, Inc. The Board benefits from Mr. Fischer’s expertise in the areas of financial, accounting and auditing matters, including financial reporting, corporate transactions and enterprise risk management.

R. Alan Hunter

Mr. R. Alan Hunter is an Independent Director of Actuant Corporation, since 2007. Mr. Hunter is a retired executive from Stanley Black & Decker where he last served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 1993 through 1997, as well as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer from 1986 to 1993. With over twenty years of experience at The Stanley Works, Mr. Hunter brings a strong financial background and thorough knowledge of the industrial tool and retail DIY industry to the board. The board also benefits from his considerable international business experience, especially related to finance, operations, business development and strategy. Mr. Hunter currently serves on the Board of Trustees of four mutual fund groups managed by MassMutual Financial Group.

Holly Van Deursen

Ms. Holly A. Van Deursen is 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 our businesses in the Energy segment. Her experience in strategic analysis and corporate governance further enhances her ability to add value to our Board. She is currently a director of Bemis Company, Inc., Petroleum Geo-Services and Capstone Turbine Corporation.

Dennis Williams

Mr. Dennis K. Williams is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Williams is a retired President and Chief Executive Officer (2000 to 2005) and Chairman of the Board (2000 to 2006) of IDEX Corporation. Prior to that he held several executive level roles at General Electric. Mr. Williams brings to the Board considerable experience and insight into issues facing large international public companies, knowledge specific to our markets (with over thirty years experience in our industries) and a strong track record of growing businesses. Mr. Williams’ background as an executive of a global company also lends a valuable perspective to the Board on executive compensation, financial matters and business innovation. Mr. Williams is currently a director of Owens-Illinois, Inc. and Ametek, Inc.

Karen Bauer