People: Graco Inc (GGG)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lee Mitau

65 2007 Independent Chairman of the Board

Patrick McHale

52 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Graner

69 2011 Chief Financial Officer

David Lowe

58 2012 Executive Vice President - Industrial Products Division

Caroline Chambers

49 2009 Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller

Charles Rescorla

62 2011 Vice President - Corporate Manufacturing, Information Systems and Distribution Operations

Karen Gallivan

57 2005 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Mark Eberlein

53 2013 Vice President and General Manager - Process Division

Dale Johnson

59 2001 Vice President and General Manager - Contractor Equipment Division

Jeffrey Johnson

54 2013 Vice President and General Manager, EMEA

Bernard Moreau

53 2013 Vice President and General Manager, South and Central America

Peter O'Shea

49 2013 Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific

Mark Sheahan

49 2008 Vice President, General Manager - Applied Fluid Technologies Division

Brian Zumbolo

44 2007 Vice President, General Manager - Lubrication Equipment Division

Christian Rothe

40 2011 Vice President, Treasurer

David Ahlers

55 2010 Vice President - Human Resources and Corporate Communications

William Carroll

69 1999 Independent Director

Eric Etchart

57 2010 Independent Director

Jack Eugster

68 2004 Independent Director

J. Kevin Gilligan

59 2001 Independent Director

Martha Morfitt

56 1995 Independent Director

William Van Dyke

68 1995 Independent Director

R. William Van Sant

75 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lee Mitau

Mr. Lee R. Mitau is Independent Chairman of the Board of Graco Inc. He was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of U.S. Bancorp, a regional bank holding company. He assumed this position in 1995. Mr. Mitau has been a director of Graco since May 1990. He served as Chairman of the Board of the Company from May 2002 until April 2006 and has been serving as Chairman of the Board of the Company since June 2007. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of H.B. Fuller Company.

Patrick McHale

Mr. Patrick J. McHale is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Graco Inc. He served as Vice President and General Manager, Lubrication Equipment Division of Graco from June 2003 until June 2007. He was Vice President, Manufacturing and Distribution Operations from April 2001 until June 2003. He served as Vice President, Contractor Equipment Division from February 2000 to March 2001. Prior to becoming Vice President, Lubrication Equipment Division in September 1999, he held various manufacturing management positions in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Plymouth, Michigan; and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Mr. McHale joined the Company in December 1989 and has been a director since June 2007.

James Graner

Mr. James A. Graner is Chief Financial Officer of Graco Inc. He served as Treasurer from September 2005 to June 2011. He served as Vice President and Controller from March 1994 to September 2005. He was Treasurer from May 1993 through February 1994. Prior to becoming Treasurer, he held managerial positions in the treasury, accounting and information systems departments. He joined the Company in 1974.

David Lowe

Mr. David M. Lowe is Executive Vice President - Industrial Products Division of Graco Inc. From February 2005 to April 2012, he was Vice President and General Manager, Industrial Products Division. He was Vice President and General Manager, European Operations from September 1999 to February 2005. Prior to becoming Vice President, Lubrication Equipment Division in December 1996, he was Treasurer. Mr. Lowe joined the Company in 1995.

Caroline Chambers

Ms. Caroline M. Chambers is Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President and Corporate Controller of Graco Inc. She became Vice President and Corporate Controller in April 2009 and has served as the Company’s principal accounting officer since September 2007. She served as Vice President and Controller from December 2006 to April 2009. She was Corporate Controller from October 2005 to December 2006 and Director of Information Systems from July 2003 through September 2005. Prior to becoming Director of Information Systems, she held various management positions in the internal audit and accounting departments. Prior to joining Graco, Ms. Chambers was an auditor with Deloitte & Touche in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Paris, France. Ms. Chambers joined the Company in 1992.

Charles Rescorla

Mr. Charles L. Rescorla is Vice President - Corporate Manufacturing, Information Systems and Distribution Operations of Graco Inc. He was Vice President, Manufacturing, Information Systems and Distribution Operations from April 2009 to June 2011. He served as Vice President, Manufacturing and Distribution Operations from September 2005 to April 2009. From June 2003 to until September 2005, he was Vice President, Manufacturing/Distribution Operations and Information Systems. From April 2001 until June 2003, he was Vice President of the Industrial/Automotive Equipment division. Prior to June 2003, he held positions in manufacturing and engineering management. Mr. Rescorla joined the Company in 1988.

Karen Gallivan

Ms. Karen Park Gallivan is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Graco Inc. She was Vice President, Human Resources from January 2003 to September 2005. Prior to joining Graco, she was Vice President of Human Resources and Communications at Syngenta Seeds, Inc., from January 1999 to January 2003. From 1988 through January 1999, she was the general counsel of Novartis Nutrition Corporation. Prior to joining Novartis, Ms. Gallivan was an attorney with the law firm of Rider, Bennett, Egan & Arundel, L.L.P. She joined the Company in 2003.

Mark Eberlein

Mr. Mark D. Eberlein is Vice President and General Manager - Process Division of Graco Inc., since January 2013. From November 2008 to December 2012, he was Director, Business Development, Industrial Products Division. He was Director, Manufacturing Operations, Industrial Products Division from January to October 2008. From 2001 to 2008, he was Manufacturing Operations Manager of variety of Graco business divisions. Prior to joining Graco, Mr. Eberlein worked as an engineer at Honeywell and at Sheldahl. He joined the Company in 1996.

Dale Johnson

Mr. Dale D. Johnson is Vice President and General Manager - Contractor Equipment Division of Graco Inc. From January 2000 through March 2001, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. From December 1996 to January 2000, he was Vice President, Contractor Equipment division. Prior to becoming the Director of Marketing, Contractor Equipment division, in June 1996, he held marketing and sales positions in the Contractor Equipment division and the Industrial Equipment division. He joined the Company in 1976.

Jeffrey Johnson

Mr. Jeffrey P. Johnson is Vice President and General Manager, EMEA of Graco Inc. From February 2008 to December 2012 he was Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific. He served as Director - Sales and Marketing, Applied Fluid Technologies Division, from June 2006 until February 2008. Prior to joining Graco, he held various sales and marketing positions, including, most recently, President of Johnson Krumwiede Roads, a full-service advertising agency, and European sales manager at General Motors Corp. He joined the Company in 2006.

Bernard Moreau

Mr. Bernard J. Moreau is Vice President and General Manager, South and Central America of Graco Inc., since January 2013. From November 2003 to December 2012, he was Sales and Marketing Director, EMEA, Industrial/Automotive Equipment Division. From January 1997 to October 2003, he was Sales Manager, Middle East, Africa and East Europe. Prior to 1997, he worked in various Graco sales engineering and sales management positions, mainly to support Middle East, Africa and southern Europe territories. He joined the Company in 1985.

Peter O'Shea

Mr. Peter J. O'Shea is Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific of Graco Inc., since January 2013. From January 2012 until December 2012, he was Director of Sales and Marketing, Industrial Products Division, and from 2008 to 2012, he was Director of Sales and Marketing, Industrial Products Division and Applied Fluid Technologies Division. He was Country Manager, Australia - New Zealand from 2005 to 2008, and from 2002 to 2005 he served as Business Development Manager, Australia - New Zealand. Prior to becoming Business Development Manager, Australia - New Zealand, he worked in various Graco sales management positions. Mr. O’Shea joined the Company in 1995.

Mark Sheahan

Mr. Mark W. Sheahan is Vice President and General Manager - Applied Fluid Technologies Division of Graco Inc. He served as Chief Administrative Officer from September 2005 until February 2008, and was Vice President and Treasurer from December 1998 to September 2005. Prior to becoming Treasurer in December 1996, he was Manager, Treasury Services, where he was responsible for strategic and financial activities. He joined the Company in 1995.

Brian Zumbolo

Mr. Brian J. Zumbolo is Vice President and General Manager - Lubrication Equipment Division of Graco Inc. He was Director of Sales and Marketing, Lubrication Equipment and Applied Fluid Technologies, Asia Pacific, from November 2006 through July 2007. From February 2005 to November 2006, he was the Director of Sales and Marketing, High Performance Coatings & Foam, Applied Fluid Technologies division. Mr. Zumbolo was the Director of Sales and Marketing, Finishing Equipment from May 2004 to February 2005. Prior to May 2004, he held marketing positions in the Industrial Equipment division. Mr. Zumbolo joined the Company in 1999.

Christian Rothe

Mr. Christian E. Rothe is Vice President, Treasurer of Graco Inc. Prior to joining Graco, he held positions in business development, accounting and finance, including, at Gardner Denver, Inc., a manufacturer of engineered products, as Vice President, Treasurer from January 2011 to June 2011, Vice President - Finance, Industrial Products Group from October 2008 to January 2011, and Director, Strategic Planning and Development from October 2006 to October 2008. Mr. Rothe joined the Company in 2011.

David Ahlers

Mr. David M. Ahlers is Vice President - Human Resources and Corporate Communications of Graco Inc. From September 2008 through March 2010, he served as the Company’s Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to joining Graco, Mr. Ahlers held human resources positions, including,Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Managing Director of GMAC Residential Capital, from August 2003 to August 2008. He joined the Company in 2008.

William Carroll

Mr. William J. Carroll is Independent Director of Graco Inc. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Limo-Reid, Inc. d/b/a NRG Dynamix, a power train designer and manufacturer, effective March 1, 2009. From May 2006 until March 2009, he was a principal of Highland Jebco LLC, which provides advisory and consulting services to the automotive parts industry. He was the Director of Economic and Community Development for the city of Toledo, Ohio from September 2004 until January 2006. From September 2003 to March 2004, Mr. Carroll was President and Chief Operating Officer of Dana Corporation. Dana Corporation engineers, manufactures and distributes components and systems for vehicular and industrial manufacturers worldwide. From 1997 to March 2004, Mr. Carroll was President - Automotive Systems Group of Dana Corporation. Mr. Carroll has been a director of Graco since June 1999.

Eric Etchart

Mr. Eric P. Etchart is Independent Director of Graco Inc. He is President of the Manitowoc Cranes Group, a business segment of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., and a Senior Vice President of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., a manufacturer of cranes and foodservice equipment. He has held these positions since 2007. From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Etchart was Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific and President, Zhang Jia Gang Company of the Manitowoc Crane Group, in Shanghai, China. Prior to that, Mr. Etchart held various management positions at Potain S.A., until it was acquired by Manitowoc in 2001, and PPM Cranes S.A.

Jack Eugster

Mr. Jack W. Eugster is Independent Director of Graco Inc. He was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Musicland Stores Corporation, a retail music and home video company, from 1980 until his retirement in January 2001. Mr. Eugster has been a director of Graco since February 2004, and is also a director of Donaldson Company, Inc., Black Hills Corporation and Life Time Fitness, Inc. From 2000 until 2007, Mr. Eugster served as a director of Golf Galaxy, Inc., and from 1991 until late 2005, he served as a director of ShopKo Stores, Inc.

J. Kevin Gilligan

Mr. J. Kevin Gilligan is Independent Director of Graco Inc.He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Capella Education Company, an online education provider, a position he has held since March 5, 2009. Mr. Gilligan was President and Chief Executive Officer of United Subcontractors, Inc., a national construction services company, from October 2004 until February 2009. United Subcontractors voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on March 31, 2009 and emerged from the bankruptcy proceedings on June 30, 2009. Mr. Gilligan was President and Chief Executive Officer, Automation and Control Solutions, Honeywell International, Inc., a diversified technology and manufacturing company, from 2001 until January 2004. Mr. Gilligan has been a director of Graco since February 2001 and is also a director of Capella Education Company. From 2004 until 2009, Mr. Gilligan served as a director of ADC Telecommunications, Inc.

Martha Morfitt

Ms. Martha A. Morfitt is Independent Director of Graco Inc. She is Chief Executive Officer of Airborne, Inc., a manufacturer of dietary supplements. She assumed this position in October 2009. Ms. Morfitt is also President and Chief Executive Officer of River Rock Partners, Inc., a business and cultural transformation consulting firm. She assumed this position in 2008. Ms. Morfitt formerly served as President and Chief Executive Officer of CNS, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of consumer products. She held this position from 2001 through March 2007. Ms. Morfitt left her position at CNS, Inc. effective March 2007 as a result of the acquisition of CNS, Inc. by GlaxoSmithKline plc in December 2006. Ms. Morfitt has been a director of Graco since October 1995 and is also a director of Life Time Fitness, Inc. and lululemon athletica inc. From 1998 until 2007, she served as director of CNS, Inc.; from 2005 until 2006, she served as a director of Intrawest Corporation; and from 2007 until 2010, she served as director of Solta Medical, Inc. f/k/a Thermage, Inc.

William Van Dyke

Mr. William G. Van Dyke is Independent Director of Graco Inc. He was Chairman of the Board of Donaldson Company, Inc., a diversified manufacturer of air and liquid filtration products, from August 2004 until his retirement in August 2005. He was Chief Executive Officer and President of Donaldson Company, Inc. from 1996 to August 2004. Mr. Van Dyke has been a director of Graco since May 1995 and is also a director of Polaris Industries, Inc. and Alliant Techsystems Inc. From 2005 until 2006, he served as a director of Black Hills Corporation.

R. William Van Sant

Mr. R. William Van Sant is Independent Director of Graco Inc. He is an operating partner of Stone Arch Capital, LLC, a private equity firm. He assumed this position in January 2008. From August 2006 through December 2007, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Paladin Brands Holding, Inc., a Dover Corporation company, which manufactures attachments for construction equipment. From 2003 until August 2006, Mr. Van Sant was Chairman, and from 2003 until November 2005, Mr. Van Sant was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, of Paladin Brands, LLC. He was an operating partner with Norwest Equity Partners, a private equity firm, from 2001 through 2006. Mr. Van Sant has been a director of Graco since February 2004 and is also a director of H.B. Fuller Company.

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