People: Emerson Electric Co (EMR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Farr

59 2010 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Edward Monser

63 2010 President, Chief Operating Officer

Frank Dellaquila

56 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Frank Steeves

59 2011 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Charles Peters

58 2000 Senior Executive Vice President, Director

Richard Schlueter

59 2013 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Candace Kendle

67 2014 Director

Clemens Boersig

65 2009 Independent Director

Joshua Bolten

59 2012 Independent Director

August Busch

76 1985 Independent Director

Arthur Golden

67 2000 Independent Director

Harriet Green

51 2008 Independent Director

William Johnson

64 2008 Independent Director

Matthew Levatich

49 2012 Independent Director

Joseph Prueher

71 2001 Independent Director

Randall Stephenson

53 2006 Independent Director

James Turley

57 2013 Independent Director

Patrick Fitzgerald

Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Farr

Mr. David N. Farr is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Emerson Electric Company. He has been Chief Executive Officer since October 2000, was appointed Chairman of the Board in September 2004, and also served as President from November 2005 to October 2010.

Edward Monser

Mr. Edward L. Monser is President, Chief Operating Officer of Emerson Electric Company. He has served as chief operating officer (COO) of Emerson since November 2001. He was president of Emerson's Rosemount division from 1996 until becoming COO. Monser began his career as a senior engineer at Rosemount in 1981. After serving in several engineering management positions, he was named Rosemount's director of technology in 1987. Two years later, he became director of new products and technology. Monser went on to hold vice president positions overseeing several critical operations at Rosemount before becoming its executive vice president and general manager, and then president. Monser currently serves on the board of trustees for the Eisenhower Fellowships, is chairman of the board at Ranken Technical College, and is a member of the Economic Development Board for China's Guangdong Province and a past board member and past vice chairman of the US-China Business Council. In his career at Emerson, Monser has traveled to China more than 100 times. Monser received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology in 1980. He also has a bachelor's degree in education from Eastern Michigan University and is an alumnus of the executive education program at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Frank Dellaquila

Mr. Frank J. Dellaquila is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Emerson Electric Company. Frank J. Dellaquila was appointed Executive Vice President in November 2012 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in February 2010. Prior to his current position, Mr. Dellaquila was Senior Vice President - Finance and Controller from August 2009 to February 2010 and Senior Vice President - Acquisitions and Development from 2004 to 2009.

Frank Steeves

Mr. Frank L. Steeves is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Emerson Electric Company. He was appointed Executive Vice President in October 2011. He was appointed Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel in March 2007, prior to which he was Vice Chairman of the Milwaukee-based law firm of von Briesen & Roper, S.C., which has provided legal services to the Company since 2001. Mr. Steeves joined von Briesen and Roper as a partner in 2001, and became Vice Chairman of the firm in 2004.

Charles Peters

Mr. Charles A. Peters is Senior Executive Vice President and Director of Emerson Electric Company. Mr. Peters’ qualifications include his technology and planning experience as former Senior Vice President-Growth Programs of Emerson; former Vice President-Development and Technology of Emerson; former Vice President-Strategic Planning of Emerson; former President, Harris Calorific business unit of Emerson; and former Director of Strategic Planning of Emerson’s Skil Corporation subsidiary.

Richard Schlueter

Mr. Richard J. Schlueter is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of Emerson Electric Company. He was appointed Controller in October 2011. He has been Vice President Accounting since 1999 and was also appointed Chief Accounting Officer in February 2003.

Candace Kendle

Dr. Candace Kendle is a Director of the Company. Dr. Kendle co-founded Kendle International Inc., a global clinical research organization that provides a wide range of services to the global biopharmaceutical industry. She served as its chairman and CEO from 1981 to 2011, growing Kendle International into a $450-million public company and a leader in its industry, prior to its acquisition by INC Research in 2011. Before founding Kendle International, she held faculty positions with a number of leading universities, including the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy, the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy. Throughout her career, Kendle has been active with civic, educational, and professional organizations. In 2008, she founded ReadAloud.org, a non-profit organization aimed at improving childhood literacy by making reading aloud for fifteen minutes per day the standard in childcare. Dr. Kendle is a director of United Parcel Service (UPS), serving on the company's Audit Committee and as a healthcare expert to the board. Dr. Kendle also previously served on the board of directors of H. J. Heinz Company, and was a member of its Audit Committee and Corporate Governance Committee. Additionally, she has served on the boards of such organizations as the University of Cincinnati Foundation, the Harvard Business School Alumni Association, and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center of the Smithsonian Institution. Dr. Kendle holds a doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Cincinnati, and completed her post-doctoral training at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of North Carolina School of Public Health.

Clemens Boersig

Dr. Clemens A. H. Boersig is Independent Director of Emerson Electric Company. He is the Retired Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG, a global investment bank. He is also a Member of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, Linde AG, and Bayer AG, and a former Member of the Supervisory Boards of Lufthansa AG and Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG. Dr. Boersig’s qualifications include his service as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG and his leadership, financial and international experience as a member of the Supervisory Boards and various Board committees of Bayer AG, Daimler AG and Linde AG; former member of the Management Boards of Deutsche Bank and RWE AG; former Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer of Deutsche Bank; and former Chief Financial Officer of RWE.

Joshua Bolten

Mr. Joshua B. Bolten has been appointed as Independent Director of Emerson Electric Co., with effect from February 8, 2012. He Co-Founder and Managing Director of Rock Creek Global Advisors, LLC, an international advisory firm. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton in 1976 and a law degree from Stanford in 1980. He is also a Member of the International Advisory Board of BP plc. Mr. Bolten’s qualifications include his financial, leadership, and governmental experience as former White House Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush; former Director of the Office of Management and Budget; former White House Deputy Chief of Staff; former General Counsel to the U.S. Trade Representative; and former Chief Trade Counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, and experience on the Boards of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the ONE Campaign and the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.

August Busch

Mr. August A. Busch III, is Independent Director of Emerson Electric Company. He is Retired Chairman of the Board of Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., brewery, container manufacturer and theme park operator. He is also a former Director of AT&T Inc. Mr. Busch’s qualifications include his international experience as former Chief Executive Officer and President of Anheuser-Busch Companies and broad experience as a director of public companies.

Arthur Golden

Mr. Arthur F. Golden is Independent Director of Emerson Electric Company. He is Partner of Davis Polk & Wardwell, lawyers. Mr. Golden’s qualifications include his international and industry experience in heading Davis Polk teams in private and governmental litigation; in representing multinational companies in corporate governance matters and acquisition-related transactions; counseling multinational companies on antitrust matters; and as a former member of his firm’s Management Committee.

Harriet Green

Ms. Harriet Green, OBE, is Independent Director of Emerson Electric Company. She is Group Chief Executive Officer of Thomas Cook Group plc, a leisure travel company. She is also a Non-Executive Director of BAE Systems PLC. Ms. Green’s qualifications include her strategic business turnaround leadership experience, including efforts to harness the power of technology and the web, and the profitable transformation of Premier Farnell plc, a high service technology distributor where she served as Chief Executive Officer until June 2012. This experience is further complemented by her Non-Executive Directorship of BAE Systems plc and the global leadership experience gained on four continents for Arrow Electronics where she formerly held a number of executive positions, including President of Asia-Pacific, Head of Worldwide Marketing and Head of Global Strategy. She is also a former Managing Director of The Macro Group, a United Kingdom semiconductor distributor.

William Johnson

Mr. William R. Johnson is Independent Director of Emerson Electric Company. He is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of H. J. Heinz Company, a global packaged food manufacturer. He is also a Director of United Parcel Service, Inc. Mr. Johnson’s qualifications include his international, operating and marketing experience as former Senior Vice President of H. J. Heinz responsible for Heinz operations in the Asia-Pacific area; former Chief Operating Officer of H. J. Heinz; and former Vice President of Marketing for Heinz ketchup, foodservice and sauces.

Matthew Levatich

Mr. Matthew S. Levatich has been appointed as Independent Director of Emerson Electric Co., effective August 07, 2012. President and Chief Operating Officer of Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Inc., a manufacturer of motorcycles and related products. Levatich holds an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He received his ME in engineering management and MBA in marketing, finance and organizational behavior from Northwestern University. Mr. Levatich’s qualifications include his manufacturing, global marketing and management experience as a Harley-Davidson executive, including his service as former President and Managing Director of MV Agusta Motor S.p.A., a subsidiary of Harley-Davidson, Inc.; and as former Vice President and General Manager, Parts & Accessories and Custom Vehicle Operations of Harley-Davidson, Inc.

Joseph Prueher

Admiral Retired Joseph W. Prueher, USN, is Independent Director of Emerson Electric Company. Admiral, U.S. Navy (Retired), and Former U.S. Ambassador to The People’s Republic of China. He is also a Director of The New York Life Insurance Company, Amerigroup Corporation and Fluor Corporation. He is a former Director of Bank of America Corporation, Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and Dyncorp International, Inc. Admiral Prueher’s qualifications include experience with strategic planning and leading, complex organizations, his knowledge of and experience with the People’s Republic of China, and his leadership, government and international experience as former Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Command; former Commandant of the U.S. Naval Academy; and former professor and Schlesinger Chair at the University of Virginia, Miller Center.

Randall Stephenson

Mr. Randall L. Stephenson is Independent Director of Emerson Electric Company. He is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of AT&T Inc., telecommunications provider. Mr. Stephenson’s qualifications include his leadership, technology, operating and financial experience as former Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of AT&T Inc.; and former Chief Operating Officer of SBC Communications Inc.

James Turley

Mr. James S. Turley has been appointed as Independent Director of Emerson Electric Co., effective July 10, 2013. Mr. Turley had served as chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young since 2001, and retired this year. He joined the company in 1977 as a member of the firm’s Houston office, and over the years he has held a series of leadership positions. Based in New York and London, he also served as senior advisory partner for many of Ernst & Young’s global clients. Turley previously served as Metropolitan New York Area Managing Partner of Ernst & Young LLP in 1998 and was appointed Deputy Chairman in 2000. As chairman, he actively worked to enhance the public’s trust in financial services firms and in the quality of financial reporting, and has been a driving force on key issues in the industry, including global auditing standards and global governance. Turley holds an undergraduate degree and a master's in accounting from Rice University. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of America and the Board of Trustees for Rice University, and is chair of the National Corporate Theatre Fund. He also serves on President Obama's Export Council. He was on the board of Catalyst from 2001-2013, serving as its Chair from 2009-2013, and until his retirement was a member of the Business Roundtable and IBLAC (International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai), and was co-chair of Russia's Foreign Investment Advisory Council. He also chaired the Governing Board of the U.S. Center for Audit Quality from 2007-2011. Turley also recently joined the board of Citigroup.

Patrick Fitzgerald

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