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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lawrence Stranghoener

61 2015 Chairman of the Board

Ronald DeFeo

63 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jan Kees van Gaalen

57 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Judith Bacchus

53 2011 Chief Human Resource Officer, Vice President

Robert Clemens

58 2013 Chief Technical Officer, Vice President

Martha Fusco

41 2015 Vice President - Finance, Controller

Steven Hanna

61 2008 Vice President, Chief Information Officer

John Jacko

58 2008 Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President

Kevin Nowe

63 2009 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Kelly Boyer

2016 Vice President - Investor Relations

Quynh McGuire

Vice President

Peter Dragich

52 2015 Vice President and Executive Vice President - Infrastructure business segment

Gregory Temple

2015 Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer

William Lambert

57 2016 Director

Cynthia Davis

53 2012 Independent Director

Philip Dur

71 2006 Independent Director

William Harvey

64 2011 Independent Director

Timothy McLevish

60 2004 Independent Director

Steven Wunning

64 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lawrence Stranghoener

Mr. Lawrence W. Stranghoener is Chairman of the Board of Kennametal Inc. Mr. Stranghoener is the retired Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development of the Mosaic Company (a crop nutrition company), a position he held from August 30, 2014 until his retirement in January 2015. Mr. Stranghoener previously served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of that company from June 1, 2014 through August 30, 2014, and prior to that served as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, a position he held from September 2004 until June 2014. Before joining Mosaic, Mr. Stranghoener was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (a Fortune 500 financial services company) from 2001 to 2004. Prior to that, Mr. Stranghoener spent 17 years at Honeywell Inc. where he served in a variety of positions in the U.S. and in Europe, including three years as Chief Financial Officer until Honeywell merged with Allied Signal Inc. in 1999. Mr. Stranghoener started his career as an Investment Analyst at Dain Rauscher. Mr. Stranghoener serves on the board of directors of Aleris International, where he chairs the audit committee, and he also serves on the board of trustees for Goldman Sachs Closed End Funds and Exchange Traded Funds. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from St. Olaf College and a master of business administration degree from Northwestern University.

Ronald DeFeo

Mr. Ronald M. DeFeo is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Kennametal Inc. Mr. DeFeo serves as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Terex Corporation (a global manufacturer of machinery and industrial products), positions he has held since March 1998 and March 1995, respectively. From October 1993 through December 2006, Mr. DeFeo was also the President and Chief Operating Officer of Terex. He joined Terex in 1992 as the President of the Heavy Equipment Group and later assumed responsibility for Terex’s former Clark Material Handling Company subsidiary. Before joining Terex, Mr. DeFeo was a Senior Vice President of J.I. Case Company, the former Tenneco farm and construction equipment division and also served as a Managing Director of Case Construction Equipment throughout Europe. While at J.I. Case Company, Mr. DeFeo was also a Vice President of North American Construction Equipment Sales and General Manager of Retail Operations. Mr. DeFeo holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in Economics and Philosophy from Iona College.

Jan Kees van Gaalen

Mr. Jan Kees van Gaalen is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company., effective September 1, 2015. Mr. van Gaalen joins Kennametal from Dresser-Rand Group Inc., a public company, and a global supplier of custom-engineered rotating equipment for applications in the oil, gas, process, power, and other industries worldwide, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since April 2013. Before joining Dresser-Rand, he served as Vice President and Treasurer of Baker Hughes Inc. from 2008 to 2013. Prior to this, he was the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President Finance for PT Vale Inco TBK (formerly PT Inco TBK), the publicly traded Indonesian subsidiary of Vale Inco Ltd., based in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 2004 to 2008. Mr. van Gaalen previously held a variety of finance positions with Anglo American plc, Carlton Communications plc and Schlumberger Ltd. in France, the United Kingdom, Venezuela, Brazil and South Africa.

Judith Bacchus

Ms. Judith Bacchus Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer since June 2011; Vice President, Human Resources Field Services from July 2009 to June 2011; Director, Human Resources Shared Services from December 2007 to July 2009.

Robert Clemens

Mr. Robert J. Clemens is Vice President and Chief Technical Officer since March 2013; Formerly, Vice President, Corporate Technology at Eastman Chemical Company (specialty chemical company) from January 2008 to February 2013.

Martha Fusco

Ms. Martha Fusco has been appointed as Vice President - Finance, Controller of the Company. She was an Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company., effective September 1, 2015. Martha Fusco is Vice President Finance and Corporate Controller of Kennametal Inc. In this role, Ms. Fusco is responsible for the company’s corporate and financial accounting, planning, reporting and controlling. Ms. Fusco joined Kennametal in 2005 and prior to assuming her current role in December 2009, she was the Controller for Kennametal’s Metalworking Solutions and Services Group Americas region. Before joining Kennametal, Ms. Fusco spent more than eight years with Deloitte & Touche. Ms. Fusco holds a bachelor of science degree from Duquesne University and is a certified public accountant.

Steven Hanna

Mr. Steven R. Hanna is Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Kennametal Inc., since October 1, 2008. Formerly, Corporate Information Officer at General Motors Corporation (a manufacturer of automobiles) from May 1998 to September 2008.

John Jacko

Mr. John H. Jacko Jr. is Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President of Kennametal Inc., since July 7, 2008. Vice President Corporate Strategy and MSSG Global Marketing from March 2007 to July 2008.

Kevin Nowe

Mr. Kevin G. Nowe is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Kennametal Inc., since November 2009. Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary from November 1992 to October 2009.

Kelly Boyer

Ms. Kelly M. Boyer is Vice President - Investor Relations of the Company. In this role, Boyer will be responsible for Kennametal's global investor relations strategy. Boyer has more than 30 years of experience in investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and treasury. She joins Kennametal from Kelly Boyer & Associates where she served as president of a consulting firm focused on investor relations, treasury and corporate finance. Prior to her consulting role, Boyer served in various senior finance roles in industries including mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and industrial services. Boyer holds a bachelor of commerce degree in business from the University of Saskatchewan and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Quynh McGuire

Peter Dragich

Mr. Peter Dragich is Vice President and Executive Vice President - Infrastructure business segment of the Company. He was Vice President - Integrated Supply Chain and Logistics of Kennametal Inc., effective October 29, 2012. Formerly, Vice President, Global Field Operations, Climate, Controls, and Security for United Technologies Corporation (provides products and services to aerospace and building systems industries) from May 2010 to October 2012; and Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Carrier Corporation for United Technologies Corporation (provides heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions) from January 2008 to May 2010.

Gregory Temple

Mr. Gregory E. Temple is Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer of Kennametal Inc. Mr. Greg Temple will become vice president and chief supply chain officer leading the company's global manufacturing operations, distribution centers and reconditioning facilities, as well as supply chain management, supplier sourcing, advanced manufacturing engineering and environment, health and safety. Temple joins Kennametal from Sensata Technologies where he served as senior vice president of global operations. He previously held global operations leadership positions with Ecolab Corporation, Avery Dennison Corporation and The Clorox Company, and has served as an operating partner for the private equity firm Apollo Global Management. Temple brings more than 30 years of experience in operations and supply chain management. He holds a master of business administration in finance and technology from the University of California, Davis and a bachelor of science in marine engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

William Lambert

Mr. William M. Lambert is Director of Kennametal Inc. He serves as the chairman, president and chief executive officer of MSA Safety Inc. Mr. Lambert joined MSA Safety in 1981, and under his leadership the company expanded its global footprint and leveraged its best-in-class technologies to become a worldwide leader in supplied-air respiratory protection systems, industrial head protection, gas and flame detection technology, and fall protection systems, serving the oil and gas, mining, construction, utility and municipal fire service markets. In addition to his MSA responsibilities, Mr. Lambert is on the Board of Trustees of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI). He also serves as Chairman of the Senator John Heinz History Center of Western Pennsylvania, Chairman of the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, and serves on the business board of advisors to Carnegie-Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business. Mr. Lambert earned an MBA at Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at Pennsylvania State University.

Cynthia Davis

Ms. Cynthia L. Davis has been appointed as Independent Director of Kennametal Inc., effective 12 November 2012. Ms. Davis is a member of the Board of Directors of Buffalo Wild Wings, a position she has held since November 2014. Ms. Davis retired from her position as the Vice President, Nike, Inc., and President, Nike Golf (a global leading innovator in athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories) in January, 2015, a position she held since 2008. Ms. Davis joined Nike, Inc. in 2005 as General Manager, Nike Golf USA after holding a variety of marketing and executive positions for companies such as the Arnold Palmer Golf Company and The Golf Channel. Ms. Davis earned an MBA in marketing and finance at the University of Maryland, and a bachelor of arts in economics at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina.

Philip Dur

Mr. Philip A. Dur is Independent Director of Kennametal Inc. Mr. Dur is the retired Corporate Vice President and President, Ship Systems Sector of Northrop Grumman Corporation (a global defense company), having served in those positions from October 2001 to December 2005. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of Program Operations at the Electronic Sensors and Systems Sector for Northrop Grumman. Mr. Dur joined Northrop Grumman in 1999 following five years with Tenneco, Inc. (a global manufacturer of products for the automobile industry), where he held a number of strategic and executive positions, with the latest being Vice President, Worldwide Business Development and Strategy. Mr. Dur also had a long and distinguished career in the U.S. Navy, ultimately rising to the rank of Rear Admiral. He is a Director of TechPrecision Corporation (a provider of specialty and large-scale metallic fabrication, machining and assembly). Mr. Dur holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree and doctorate from Harvard University.

William Harvey

Mr. William J. Harvey is Independent Director of Kennametal Inc. Mr. Harvey serves as President — DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers (a multi-billion dollar global business unit of E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company), a position he has held since 2009. Mr. Harvey joined DuPont in 1977. After leaving DuPont in 1992 to become General Manager of the Peroxygen Chemical Division of FMC Corporation, Mr. Harvey rejoined DuPont in 1996 and was appointed Global Business Director for DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers. Since that time Mr. Harvey has held various management-level positions with DuPont including Vice President and General Manager of the DuPont Advanced Fiber businesses — Kevlar and Nomex Fibers, Vice President — DuPont Corporate Operations and Vice President — DuPont Corporate Plans. Mr. Harvey holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Virginia Commonwealth University and a master’s degree from the University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business.

Timothy McLevish

Mr. Timothy R. McLevish is Independent Director of Kennametal Inc. Mr. McLevish serves as a consultant to Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., formerly Walgreens Co. (the nation’s largest drugstore chain). In this capacity, Mr. McLevish provides advice and counsel to the Chief Executive Officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. on matters relating to strategy, business development and M&A. Prior to this role, Mr. McLevish served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Walgreens Co., from August 2014 to February 2015. From October 2007 to April 2014, Mr. McLevish held various positions within Kraft Foods Group and Kraft Foods Inc. (a food and beverage company) including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President within Kraft Foods Group; and, the positions of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer within Kraft Foods Inc. Before joining Kraft Foods, Mr. McLevish was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited (a diversified industrial company) from May 2002 to August 2007. Prior to that, he held a series of finance, administration and leadership roles for Mead Corporation (a forest products company), which he joined in 1987. His final role with Mead was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, a position he held from December 1999 through March 2002. Mr. McLevish holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota and a master in business administration from Harvard Business School. In addition, he is a certified public accountant.

Steven Wunning

Mr. Steven H. Wunning is Independent Director of Kennametal Inc. Mr. Wunning is the retired Group President and Executive Office member of Caterpillar Inc. (a global manufacturer of construction, mining, and industrial equipment), having served in those positions from January 2004 to January 2015. In that capacity, he had administrative responsibility for the Resource Industries Group, which included its Advanced Components & Systems Division, Integrated Manufacturing Operations Division, Mining Products Division, Mining Sales & Marketing Division, and Product Development & Global Technology Division. Mr. Wunning joined Caterpillar in 1973, and has held numerous positions there with increasing responsibility, including Vice President and then President of Cat Logistics, Corporate Vice President of the Logistics & Product Services Division, and Corporate Vice President of Cat Logistics. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri Rolla — now Missouri University of Science and Technology — and an Executive MBA from the University of Illinois.