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Actuant Corp (ATU.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Peterson

60 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Randal Baker

53 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Rick Dillon

43 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Eugene Skogg

59 Executive Vice President of Global Human Resources

Kenneth Bockhorst

43 2016 Executive Vice President - Energy Segment

Stephen Rennie

58 2016 Executive Vice President - Industrial Segment

Roger Roundhouse

51 2014 Executive Vice President - Engineered Solutions Segment

Theodore Wozniak

58 2006 Executive Vice President - Business Development

Robert Wrocklage

2017 Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer

Richard Holder

53 2017 Director

Gurminder Bedi

69 2008 Independent Director

Danny Cunningham

61 2016 Independent Director

E. James Ferland

50 2015 Independent Director

R. Alan Hunter

69 2007 Independent Director

Holly Van Deursen

58 2008 Independent Director

Dennis Williams

71 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 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 is 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 has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company effective December 22, 2016. 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.

Eugene Skogg

Mr. Eugene Edward Skogg is the Executive Vice President of Global Human Resourcesof the company. Mr. Skogg joined the Company in 2015 from Terex Corporation. During his eight year tenure at Terex, Mr. Skogg held multiple human resources and leadership roles, including most recently Vice President Business Integration. Prior to joining Terex, Mr. Skogg held various human resources roles for The Stanley Works, Merck and General Electric.

Kenneth Bockhorst

Mr. Kenneth Bockhorst is Executive Vice President - Energy Segment of the company. Mr. Bockhorst joined the Company in 2011 as Global Operations Leader for our Enerpac business. He was promoted to the Business Leader of our global Hydratight business in October 2014 and was named Executive Vice President - Energy Segment in April 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Bockhorst held product management and operational leadership roles at IDEX Corporation and Eaton Corporation.

Stephen Rennie

Mr. Stephen J. Rennie is Executive Vice President - Industrial Segment of the Company. Mr. Rennie joined the Company in 2012 as the Business Leader for company Weasler Engineering business and was promoted to President of global Enerpac business in 2014. In August 2016, he was named Executive Vice President - Industrial Segment. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Rennie held various global leadership roles for the industrial technologies sector of Ingersoll Rand.

Roger Roundhouse

Mr. Roger Roundhouse is 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.

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 Wrocklage

Mr. Robert A. Wrocklage is Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of the company. He is 38 years old and joined the Company in November 2008. During his tenure with the Company, Mr. Wrocklage has served in several finance leadership roles, including as Internal Audit Leader and Regional Finance Leader - Enerpac Americas. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Wrocklage worked at Deloitte & Touche LLP for seven years in various public accounting positions, including his last position as Senior Audit Manager.

Richard Holder

Mr. Richard D. Holder is 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.

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. He previously served on the board of directors of Compuware Corporation. 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. 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).

Danny Cunningham

Mr. Danny L. Cunningham is 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 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 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.

R. Alan Hunter

Mr. R. Alan Hunter, Jr., 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 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 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.

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