People: Gorman-Rupp Co (GRC.A)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Gorman

89 1996 Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Gorman

61 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Wayne Knabel

67 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Bridgett Burnell

2014 Corporate Counsel, Secretary

Thomas Hoaglin

64 2011 Lead Independent Director

Kenneth Reynolds

55 2014 Director

M. Ann Harlan

54 2009 Independent Director

Christopher Lake

49 2000 Independent Director

Rick Taylor

66 2003 Independent Director

W. Wayne Walston

71 1999 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Gorman

Mr. James C. Gorman is Chairman of the Board of Gorman-Rupp Co. Mr. Gorman also served on the Board of Directors of United Telephone Company of Ohio for 20 years and was Treasurer of a multi-million dollar international not-for-profit entity for 35 years.

Jeffrey Gorman

Mr. Jeffrey S. Gorman is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Gorman-Rupp Co. He was elected to these offices on May 1, 1998, after having served as Senior Vice President since 1996. He also served as General Manager of the Mansfield Division from 1989 through 2005 after service as Assistant General Manager from 1986 to 1988. Additionally, he held the office of Corporate Secretary from 1982 to 1990. Mr. Gorman is a member of the Board of Directors of Mechanics Savings Bank, Mansfield, Ohio and former Chairman of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Gorman, has served as a Director of the Company since 1989. Mr. Gorman has been instrumental in continuing the Company’s development and growth for more than 30 years, especially with respect to its international growth. He also is knowledgeable about all aspects of the pump industry and the Company’s products, customers and competitors.

Wayne Knabel

Mr. Wayne L. Knabel is Chief Financial Officer of Gorman-Rupp Co. Mr. Knabel previously served as Vice President Finance since May 1, 2008. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer at Arthur Middleton Capital Holdings from 2003 to 2008, which manufactures and distributes over-the-counter nutraceuticals and performs direct marketing.

Bridgett Burnell

Ms. Bridgett A. Burnell has been appointed as Corporate Counsel and Secretary effective May 1, 2014. Ms. Burnell previously served as Corporate Counsel of Red Capital Group from 2011 to 2013 advising the company on legal matters in all areas of business, including corporate governance, labor and employment, intellectual property and litigation oversight. Ms. Burnell served as an Associate at Jones Day from 2002 to 2011.

Thomas Hoaglin

Mr. Thomas E. Hoaglin is Lead Independent Director of Gorman-Rupp Company. He is the retired Chief Executive Officer and Director of Huntington Bancshares, a publicly-traded financial institution. Mr. Hoaglin is a Director of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE), where he is the Chair of the Committee on Directors and Corporate Governance and also serves on the Human Resources (Compensation) Committee. Mr. Hoaglin, had previously served as a Director from 1986 to 1989. Mr. Hoaglin is Chair of the Audit Committee. He has corporation executive management experience and board of directors’ experience in governance and executive compensation matters of publicly-held companies.

Kenneth Reynolds

Mr. Kenneth R. Reynolds is Director of the Company. Mr. Reynolds is Chief Financial Officer of Ariel Corporation. Ariel is a major Ohio-based designer and manufacturer of a wide variety of compressors for diverse global petroleum markets. Previously, Mr. Reynolds, a Certified Public Accountant, was a partner with an Ohio-based public accounting firm.

M. Ann Harlan

Ms. M. Ann Harlan is Independent Director of Gorman-Rupp Company. She is the retired Vice President and General Counsel of the J.M. Smucker Company (Smucker), a New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) publicly-traded food manufacturer. Ms. Harlan was a member of the Smucker executive management team responsible for setting and implementing corporate strategy and has broad experience with corporate governance issues and requirements of the NYSE, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Ms. Harlan has more than 12 years of experience as senior legal counsel at Smucker, which has ownership and senior management generally comparable to the ownership structure of the Company. She has mergers and acquisition experience with Smucker and 15 years prior related experience with a law firm. She also has broad experience with compensation and equity compensation plan development and administration.

Christopher Lake

Mr. Christopher H. Lake is Independent Director of Gorman-Rupp Company. He is President and Chief Operating Officer of SRI Quality System Registrar, an international third party ISO registrar and audit firm, since December 2005, after having served as Vice President from July to December 2005. The firm has operations in the United States, Asia and the European Union. Mr. Lake served as President of Dean & Lake Consulting, Inc., a regional consulting group that focused on operations and product development from 2001 to July 2005. Previously, Mr. Lake was Principal and Industry Executive for a Fortune 500 global consulting company. Mr. Lake has corporate service and operations experience with service, banking and telecommunications clients. He also has experience providing information technology services to domestic and international companies.

Rick Taylor

Mr. Rick R. Taylor is Independent Director of Gorman-Rupp Company. He is President of Jay Industries, a Tier 1 automotive parts manufacturer, since 1985. Jay Industries also is a Tier 2 parts manufacturer for several other industrial companies. In addition, Mr. Taylor is President of Longview Steel Corporation, a steel wholesaler. Mr. Taylor has been a Director of Park National Corporation, a NYSE publicly traded regional bank holding company, since 1995, where he serves on the Investment Committee. Mr. Taylor’s company manufacturing experience spans 40 years. He has international supply chain experience, and board of directors’ experience, including investment management.

W. Wayne Walston

Mr. W. Wayne Walston is Independent Director of Gorman-Rupp Company. He has been a partner in the Warsaw, Indiana office of Beers Mallers Backs & Salin, LLP (attorneys) since November 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Walston was a partner in Miner Lemon & Walston, LLP from January 2007, and owner of the Walston Elder Law Office from July 2003 through December 2006. Mr. Walston previously was an officer of Sprint Corporation for 14 years as Legal and External Affairs officer; he also served as Secretary to the Board of Directors of five separate state operating entities. Mr. Walston has experience with labor and employment relations, antitrust compliance, Securities and Exchange Commission compliance, state regulatory compliance for public utilities, legislative and regulatory advocacy, real estate contracts and transactions, corporate communications and corporate litigation. He also has publicly-held company board of directors’ experience, including corporate governance.

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