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Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK)

ROK on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Keith Nosbusch

65 2005 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Theodore Crandall

60 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Sujeet Chand

57 2005 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Douglas Hagerman

54 2004 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

John McDermott

57 2013 Senior Vice President - Global Sales & Marketing

Susan Schmitt

52 2007 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Frank Kulaszewicz

51 2011 Senior Vice President

Blake Moret

53 2013 Senior Vice President - Control Products & Solutions

Martin Thomas

57 2007 Senior Vice President - Operations and Engineering Services

David Dorgan

51 2001 Vice President, Controller

Steven Etzel

55 2007 Vice President, Treasurer

John Miller

48 2004 Vice President, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Thomas Rosamilia

55 2016 Director

Betty Alewine

67 2000 Independent Director

James Holloman

60 2013 Independent Director

Steven Kalmanson

63 2011 Independent Director

James Keane

56 2011 Independent Director

Lawrence Kingsley

53 2013 Independent Director

William McCormick

71 1989 Independent Director

Donald Parfet

64 2008 Independent Director

Lisa Payne

57 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Keith Nosbusch

Mr. Keith D. Nosbusch has been Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is no longer President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective July 1, 2016. Mr. Nosbusch has been our Chairman of the Board since February 2005 and our President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2004. He served as Senior Vice President and President, Rockwell Automation Control Systems from November 1998 until February 2004. Mr. Nosbusch is a director of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. and serves as a director or member of a number of business, civic and community organizations. Mr. Nosbusch earned an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin — Milwaukee.

Theodore Crandall

Mr. Theodore D. Crandall serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Rockwell Automation Inc. He was Interim Chief Financial Officer from April 2007 to October 2007. Previously he was Senior Vice President .

Sujeet Chand

Douglas Hagerman

Mr. Douglas M. Hagerman serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He was Litigation partner and Co-Chair of the Securities Litigation, Enforcement and Regulation Practice Group at Foley & Lardner LLP (law firm) prior thereto.

John McDermott

Mr. John P. McDermott is Senior Vice President - Global Sales & Marketing of the Company. He is responsible for the company's global customer experience including worldwide sales, marketing and customer care. Since assuming this role, John and his leadership team continue to maximize Rockwell Automation sales growth by matching customers’ needs to the company’s capabilities through valued relationships. Global Sales and Marketing (GSM) is the company’s customer-facing organization, bringing together global Sales regions, Global Accounts, Channels, Marketing and Customer Care organizations. In his 30-plus years with the company, which began when he joined Allen-Bradley in 1980, John has held many roles of increasing responsibility throughout the company businesses, including vice president and general manager in the Standard Drives business and Segment responsibilities in the Motion and Information group. He has led customer-facing organizations including the North and South America Sales regions. Prior to his current role, he served as senior vice president, Global Sales and Solutions, and senior vice president, Global Manufacturing Solutions. John earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Marquette University.

Susan Schmitt

Ms. Susan J. Schmitt serves as Senior Vice President - Human Resources the Company. She was Director, Human Resources United Kingdom and European Functions, Kellogg Company (producer of cereal and convenience foods) previously.

Frank Kulaszewicz

Mr. Frank C. Kulaszewicz is Senior Vice President of the Company. Previously he was Vice President and General Manager, Control and Visualization Business previously.

Blake Moret

Mr. Blake D. Moret has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective July 1, 2016. He was Senior Vice President - Control Products & Solutions of the Company. The Control Products and Solutions (CP&S) business of Rockwell Automation provides intelligent motor control products, automation solutions, and support services to companies around the world. CP&S consists of four business units – Industrial Components Business, Power Control Business, Systems and Solutions Business and Customer Support and Maintenance. Blake has more than 25 years of experience in sales, systems, service and product groups across Rockwell Automation. This experience includes international assignments in Europe and Canada. In 2005, Blake returned to Rockwell Automation global headquarters in Milwaukee to serve as business lead for the company’s operator interface business. Two years later, he was named vice president and general manager, Customer Support and Maintenance. Blake received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and serves on that school’s advisory board. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Manufacturing Institute, an affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers. He also volunteers on the Board of Directors for the Milwaukee-based Urban Ecology Center, an organization focused on teaching central city youth in a natural setting.

Martin Thomas

David Dorgan

Steven Etzel

John Miller

Thomas Rosamilia

Mr. Thomas W. Rosamilia is a Director of the Company. Mr. Rosamilia was appointed as a member of the Audit Committee and the Technology and Corporate Responsibility Committee.

Betty Alewine

Ms. Betty C. Alewine is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Alewine was named Chief Executive Officer of COMSAT in July 1996 and served in that position until the merger of COMSAT and Lockheed Martin Corporation in 2000. Ms. Alewine joined COMSAT in 1986 as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and then served as the Vice President and General Manager and in 1994 as President of COMSAT International, the company’s largest operating unit. Ms. Alewine is a director of New York Life Insurance Company and The Brink’s Company. She also serves as a director or member of a number of civic and charitable organizations. She serves on the Governance (Chair) and Compensation Committees of New York Life Insurance Company and on the Audit (Chair), Corporate Governance and Executive Committees of The Brink’s Company. She also has global industrial knowledge having served as the United States representative to the Board of Governors of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT) and Chairman and Vice Chairman of the INTELSAT Board, as well as on the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Council. Ms. Alewine received an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology for her contributions to the field of satellite communications technology.

James Holloman

Mr. James Phillip Holloman is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Holloman has been President and Chief Operating Officer of Cintas Corporation since 2008. He joined Cintas in 1996 and has served in various positions including Vice President – Engineering/Construction from 1996 to 2000, Vice President – Distribution/Production Planning from 2000 to 2003, Executive Champion of Six Sigma Initiatives from 2003 to 2005, Senior Vice President – Global Supply Chain Management from 2005 until 2008. Mr. Holloman serves as a director or member of several educational and civic organizations. Mr. Holloman received his Bachelor’s degree, Engineering, from the University of Cincinnati.

Steven Kalmanson

Mr. Steven R. Kalmanson is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kalmanson joined Kimberly-Clark Corporation in 1977 and held various marketing and business management positions within the consumer products businesses. He was appointed President, Adult Care in 1990, President, Child Care in 1992, President, Family Care in 1994, Group President of the Consumer Tissue segment in 1996, Group President-North Atlantic Personal Care in 2004 and Group President-North Atlantic Consumer Products in 2005. Mr. Kalmanson was president and sole owner of Maxair, Inc., an aviation services company, from 1988 to 2011. Mr. Kalmanson holds an M.B.A. from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

James Keane

Mr. James P. Keane is Independent Director of the Company. In March 2014, Mr. Keane became President and Chief Executive Officer of Steelcase Inc. He has held several leadership roles since joining Steelcase in 1997. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Steelcase Inc. from 2001 through 2006. He was named President of the Steelcase Group in October 2006, where he had responsibility for the sales, marketing and product development activities of certain brands primarily in North America. In January 2011, he assumed leadership of the Steelcase brand across the Americas and Europe, the Middle East and Africa. From November 2012 to April 2013, he served as Chief Operating Officer, responsible for the design, engineering and development, manufacturing, sales and distribution of all brands in all countries where Steelcase does business. From April 2013 to March 2014, Mr. Keane served as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Keane has served as a director of Steelcase since April 2013. He also serves as a director or trustee of a number of civic and charitable organizations. Mr. Keane holds a master’s degree in management from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Lawrence Kingsley

Mr. Lawrence D. Kingsley is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kingsley has served as Chairman of Pall Corporation since October 2013 and as Chief Executive Officer since October 2011. From 2005 to 2011, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of IDEX Corporation, a company specializing in the development, design and manufacture of fluid and metering technologies and health and science technologies products. Mr. Kingsley remained Chairman of IDEX until the end of 2011. Before joining IDEX, he held management positions of increasing responsibility with Danaher Corporation, Kollmorgen Corporation and Weidmuller Incorporated. Mr. Kingsley served as a director of Cooper Industries plc, an industrial electrical components company, from 2007 until 2012. Mr. Kingsley holds an M.B.A. from the College of William and Mary.

William McCormick

Mr. William T. McCormick Jr., Ph.D., is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McCormick served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of CMS Energy Corporation from November 1985 until May 2002. Before joining CMS, he had been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Natural Resources Company (natural gas company) and Executive Vice President and a director of its parent corporation, The Coastal Corporation (energy holding company). He holds a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Donald Parfet

Mr. Donald R. Parfet is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Parfet has served as Managing Director of Apjohn Group since 2001. Before that, he served as Senior Vice President of Pharmacia Corporation (pharmaceuticals). Mr. Parfet is a director of ProNAi Therapeutics, Inc., Kelly Services, Inc. and Masco Corporation and serves as a director or trustee of a number of business, civic and charitable organizations. He is experienced in leading strategic planning, risk assessment, human resource planning and financial planning and control as well as the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, chemicals and research instruments. Mr. Parfet has board oversight and corporate governance experience from his current service as Lead Director of Kelly Services, Inc. and former chairman of its Audit Committee. He is also a director of Masco Corporation, where he serves on its Audit and Compensation Committees, and ProNAi Therapeutics, Inc., where he serves as Chairman of the Board, chairman of its Compensation Committee and a member of its Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Parfet holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.

Lisa Payne

Ms. Lisa A. Payne is a Independent Director of the company. Ms. Payne has served as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Taubman Centers, Inc. since 2005. She joined Taubman in 1997, serving as the Executive Vice President and the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer from 1997 to 2005. Before joining Taubman, she was an investment banker with Goldman Sachs & Co. from 1987 to 1997. Ms. Payne has been a director of Taubman since 1997. She also is a director of Masco Corporation, where she serves on its Audit and Compensation Committees, and a former trustee of Munder Series Trust and Munder Series Trust II, open-end management investment companies. She also serves as a director or trustee of several educational and charitable organizations. As Vice Chairman and CFO of a public company, Ms. Payne brings strong leadership, operational and finance experience to our Board. Her leadership role at Taubman gives her critical insights into company operations, strategy, competition and information technology that assists our Board in its oversight function. Her present position as CFO and past experience as an investment banker provides the Board with financial, accounting and corporate finance expertise. She has a high level of financial literacy and accounting experience that provides the Board with expertise in understanding and overseeing financial reporting and internal controls. In addition, her board and board committee experience at Taubman and Masco give her significant insight as to governance, risk management and compliance-related matters of public companies. Ms. Payne holds an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business Administration, Duke University.