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FELE.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gregg Sengstack

57 2015 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

John Haines

52 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Secretary

Robert Stone

50 2012 Senior Vice President, President - International Water Systems

Thomas Strupp

61 2010 Vice President - Global Human Resources

Steven Aikman

55 2010 Vice President - Global Water Systems Engineering

Daniel Crose

67 2011 Vice President - Global Water Product Supply

DeLancey Davis

49 2012 Vice President, President - North America Water Systems

Julie Freigang

2015 Vice President - Global Information Systems

Donald Kenney

54 2014 Vice President and President, Energy system

Renee Peterson

54 2015 Director

Jennifer Sherman

50 2015 Director

David Brown

66 2008 Independent Director

David Roberts

68 2003 Independent Director

Thomas VerHage

63 2010 Independent Director

David Wathen

63 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gregg Sengstack

Mr. Gregg C. Sengstack has been appointed as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective May 8, 2015. He previously served as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective May 2, 2014. He first joined Franklin Electric in 1988 and has been President and Chief Operating Officer since 2011. He had previously been Senior Vice President and President, Franklin Fueling Systems and International Water Group and has held numerous positions in the Company’s Finance organization before becoming Chief Financial Officer in 1999. Mr. Sengstack is a member of the Board of Directors of Woodward Inc. (NYSE:WWD), a diversified manufacturer and service provider in the global aerospace and energy control markets. Mr. Sengstack holds a bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University and masters in business administration from the University of Chicago.

John Haines

Mr. John J. Haines is the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Secretary of Franklin Electric Co Inc. He was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Auto Finance, a provider of consumer automobile financing; 2004-2008.

Robert Stone

Mr. Robert J. Stone is the Senior Vice President, President - International Water Systems of Franklin Electric Co Inc. He was Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Engineering, Western Hemisphere Water Systems from 2004-2007.

Thomas Strupp

Mr. Thomas J. Strupp serves as Vice President - Global Human Resources of Franklin Electric Co Inc. He was Vice President, Franklin Electric and President, Consumer and Specialty Markets Business Unit from 2009-10, Vice President, Franklin Electric and President, Water Transfer Systems from 2008-2009. He was Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and President Water Transfer Systems from 2005-2008.

Steven Aikman

Mr. Steven William Aikman is the Vice President - Global Water Systems Engineering of Franklin Electric Co Inc. He served as Chief Engineer – Fuel Handling Products, Delphi Corporation, a global supplier for the automotive, computing, communications, energy, and consumer accessories markets 2003 - 2010.

Daniel Crose

Mr. Daniel J. Crose is the Vice President - Global Water Product Supply of Franklin Electric Co Inc. He served as Vice President and Director of North American Operations of the company, 2003 - 2010, Vice President, Water Supply, 2010 - 2011.

DeLancey Davis

Mr. DeLancey W. Davis is the Vice President, President - North America Water Systems of Franklin Electric Co Inc. He served as Vice President and President, US/Canada Commercial Business Unit 2010 - 2011, Vice President and Director of Americas Water Systems 2008 - 2010, Vice President and Director of Sales, Western Hemisphere Water Systems 2005 - 2008.

Julie Freigang

Ms. Julie Scheck Freigang is Vice President - Global Information Systems of the Company. She has over twenty years of technology and business experience, including operating her own software business, and, came to Franklin from Eaton Corporation where she held the position of Vice President, Information Technologies. Ms. Freigang earned her bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Valparaiso University in Indiana.

Donald Kenney

Renee Peterson

Ms. Renee J. Peterson is Director of Franklin Electric Co., Inc. Ms. Peterson was elected Vice President, Finance and CFO of The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) in 2011. She was appointed as Toro's Treasurer in 2013. Prior to joining The Toro Company, Ms. Peterson was the Vice President of Finance and Planning at Eaton Corporation, where she provided finance and business development leadership to the Truck and Automotive segments. Ms. Peterson began her career at Eaton Corporation in 2008 as Vice President, Finance, Information Technology and Business Development. Prior to that, Ms. Peterson was Vice President, Finance of Honeywell International, where she had been employed since 1983 holding various finance positions. Ms. Peterson earned a BBA in Accounting from Saint Cloud State University and an MBA from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management.

Jennifer Sherman

Ms. Jennifer W. Sherman is the Director of the Company., effective January 1, 2015., Ms. Sherman was elected Chief Operating Officer of Federal Signal (NYSE: FSS) earlier this year. In 2010, Ms. Sherman was elected Chief Administrative Officer of Federal Signal, responsible for legal, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, human resources, information technology, compliance, and government affairs activities for Federal Signal and its subsidiaries. She joined Federal Signal in 1994 as corporate counsel. Ms. Sherman earned a BBA in Business Finance from the University of Michigan, School of Business Administration, and graduated cum laude with a JD from the University of Michigan Law School.

David Brown

Mr. David T. Brown is an Independent Director of Franklin Electric Co Inc. He Retired in 2007. Formerly: President and Chief Executive Officer of Owens Corning, in building materials systems and glass fiber composites, from April 2002 until 2007; prior thereto, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001 through 2002; prior thereto, Vice President and President, Insulating Systems Business from 1997 through 2000. Directorships – Public Companies: BorgWarner, Inc. Relevant Experience: Mr. Brown received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Purdue University.

David Roberts

Mr. David A. Roberts is an Independent Director of Franklin Electric Co Inc. He is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Carlisle Companies Incorporated, a diversified global manufacturing company, since 2007. Formerly: Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Graco Inc., a manufacturer of fluid-handling equipment and systems, from 2001 to 2007. Directorships – Public Companies: Arctic Cat; Carlisle Companies, Inc.; Graco Inc. (2001-2007) Relevant Experience: Mr. Roberts received his bachelor’s degree in technology from Purdue University and his MBA from Indiana University.

Thomas VerHage

Mr. Thomas R. VerHage is an Independent Director of Franklin Electric Co Inc. He is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Donaldson Company, Inc., a worldwide provider of filtration systems and replacement parts, since March 2004. Formerly: he served as Senior Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP, a international accounting and consulting firm, from 2002 to 2004; prior thereto, Senior Partner, Arthur Andersen, LLP, a consulting and accounting firm, from 1976 to 2002. Directorships – Public Companies: Hutchinson Technology, Inc. Relevant Experience: Mr. VerHage received his bachelor’s degree in business administration and his MBA from the University of Wisconsin.

David Wathen

Mr. David M. Wathen is an Independent Director of Franklin Electric Co Inc. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of TriMas Corporation, a manufacturer of engineered products, since January 2009. Formerly: President and Chief Executive Officer, Balfour Beatty, Inc. (U.S. Operations), an engineering, construction and building management services company, from 2002 - 2006; prior thereto, Operating partner, Questor Management Company, a performance improvement consulting firm, from 2000-2002; prior thereto, Group Executive/Corporate Officer, Eaton Corporation, a global technology leader in diversified power management solutions, from 1997-2000. Relevant Experience: Mr. Wathen received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and his MBA from Saint Francis College.