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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Timken

64 2014 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Richard Kyle

50 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Philip Fracassa

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

William Burkhart

50 2014 Executive Vice President, Secretary, General Counsel

Christopher Coughlin

55 2014 Executive Vice President, Group President

John Mihaila

61 2006 Senior Vice President, Controller

Shelly Chadwick

2016 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance

Joseph Ralston

72 2011 Lead Independent Director

Maria Crowe

56 2014 Independent Director

John Luke

67 1999 Independent Director

Christopher Mapes

54 2014 Independent Director

James Palmer

66 2015 Independent Director

Ajita Rajendra

64 2014 Independent Director

Frank Sullivan

55 2003 Independent Director

Ward Timken

48 2015 Independent Director

Jacqueline Woods

68 2000 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Timken

Mr. John M. Timken, Jr., is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Timken is a private investor and a successful entrepreneur, who has been a significant share-holder of the Company for many years. Mr. Timken is co-founder of Amgraph Packaging, a national supplier of flexible package printing used by major food and beverage brands and private labels. His entrepreneurial activities and passion for business-building have included involvement in ventures ranging from injection molding, to ophthalmic laboratories, to logistics and trucking. He has also owned a cable television business and established one of the largest commercial mushroom farms in North America.

Richard Kyle

Mr. Richard G. Kyle is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Kyle began his career at Timken in 2006 as vice president of manufacturing and was named president of the aerospace and mobile industries segments in 2008. In 2012, Kyle was named group president, responsible for the aerospace and steel segments as well as the engineering and technology organization. He was named chief operating officer of the company in September 2013, and has been a director since November 2013. A native of Mishawaka, Ind., Kyle received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and earned a master of business administration degree in management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He serves on the board of directors of the United Way of Greater Stark County.

Philip Fracassa

Mr. Philip D. Fracassa is Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Fracassa served as Senior Vice President of Planning and Development of the Company since August, 2012. Since joining the Company in 2005, Mr. Fracassa has held a variety of senior financial leadership positions with the Company, including Vice President of Tax, Senior Vice President of Tax and Treasury and Senior Vice President and Group Controller of the Company’s bearings and power transmission business.

William Burkhart

Mr. William R. Burkhart is Executive Vice President, Secretary, General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Burkhart joined Timken in 1994 as an attorney at company headquarters in Canton. He leads a team that provides legal counsel and support for all of Timken’s global business activities, including acquisitions and affiliations. He also has responsibility for corporate governance, ethics and compliance, as well as environmental, health and safety programs. He is a member of the company's executive council. Mr. Burkhart previously served as director – affiliations and acquisitions in Canton, Ohio, and as legal counsel for the company’s operations in Europe, Africa and West Asia. He joined Timken as an attorney in Canton in 1994, and was named corporate attorney in 1996. He was named to his current position in 2000. Prior to joining Timken, Mr. Burkhart served as an attorney for Reed Smith LLP, a law firm based in Pittsburgh. Mr. Burkhart is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce and the Manufacturers' Alliance Law Council. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Florida and a juris doctorate from Harvard University.

Christopher Coughlin

Mr. Christopher A. Coughlin is Executive Vice President, Group President of the company. Mr. Coughlin joined Timken in 1984 in the company's steel operations, working on the original Faircrest Steel Plant project. He subsequently served as business development manager and held management positions in the company's European headquarters in Colmar, France, including vice president of industrial equipment, vice president of process industries and vice president of primary metals. He was named senior vice president of supply chain and Project O.N.E., during which time he led a multiyear initiative to streamline business processes and implement an enterprise resource planning system. Since 2010, he has been president of Process Industries and Supply Chain. Coughlin serves on the board of directors of the American Bearing Manufacturers Association and the Akron Canton Foodbank. He holds a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a master's degree in business administration from Case Western Reserve University.

John Mihaila

Mr. John Theodore Mihaila is no longer Senior Vice President, Controller of the Company., effective December, 1 2016. Mr. Mihaila was Controller of Timken's Industrial Group. Since being named to this position in 2006, Mr. Mihaila has directed the company’s compilation, analysis and reporting of accurate and timely financial results. Under his guidance, the finance team provides information that enables company leaders to make strategic decisions about growth opportunities, investments and markets. Earlier in 2006, Mr. Mihaila assumed the role of vice president – business development and controller in the Industrial Group. He directed the development of long-term strategies and implementation of tactical plans to accelerate the Industrial Group’s growth through acquisitions and affiliations. In 2000, Mr. Mihaila was named controller for the company’s former Industrial Group. Mr. Mihaila joined the company in 1975 and was promoted to an accounting role in 1977. He has managed finances for various Timken production facilities and business groups. Mr. Mihaila is an active member of the Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI Inc. Financial Council. He also serves on the board of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Stark County and the George W. Daverio School of Accountancy Advisory Board at The University of Akron. Mr. Mihaila received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Akron and a master’s degree in business administration from Kent State University.

Shelly Chadwick

Ms. Shelly Chadwick is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company. She joined Timken in 2011 as assistant corporate controller and in 2013 became controller of the company's Process Industries segment. In 2014, she was named vice president of treasury with her responsibilities expanded thereafter to include investor relations. Prior to joining Timken, Chadwick was vice president of finance and chief financial officer at Eckart America and previously held financial leadership roles at Noveon Inc. and BF Goodrich. Chadwick holds a bachelor's degree in business management and finance from Westfield State University and a master's degree in business administration fromAnna Maria College, both inMassachusetts. She is a member of Financial Executives International, serves on the board of directors of ArtsinStark, a non-profit organization that raises awareness of the value of arts in the community, and is a charter member for the local chapter of Zonta International, which focuses on advancing the status of women worldwide.

Joseph Ralston

Gen. Joseph W. Ralston is Lead Independent Director of the Company. General Ralston has served as Vice Chairman of The Cohen Group, an organization that provides clients with comprehensive tools for understanding and shaping their business, political, legal, regulatory and media environments, since 2003. General Ralston completed a distinguished 37-year Air Force career as Commander, U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO in 2003. Previously, General Ralston served as Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation’s second highest-ranking military officer. General Ralston has served on the boards of Lockheed Martin Corporation since 2003 and URS Corporation from 2003 until 2014.

Maria Crowe

Ms. Maria A. Crowe is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Crowe is President of Manufacturing Operations for Eli Lilly and Company, a global manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, a position she has held since 2012. Ms. Crowe joined Eli Lilly and Company in 1982, and previously served as its Senior Vice President of Global Drug Products from 2009 to 2012 and its Vice President of American Drug Products from 2007 to 2009.

John Luke

Mr. John A. Luke, Jr., is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Luke served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MeadWestvaco Corporation (“MWV”), a leading global producer of packaging and specialty chemicals, from the merger of Mead and Westvaco in 2002 until his retirement in 2015. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Luke led the process that resulted in MWV merging with Rock-Tenn Company to form WestRock Company, which created the second largest packaging company in the industry. Mr. Luke has served as a director of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation since 2007, MWV from 2002 until 2015 and WestRock Company since 2015.

Christopher Mapes

Mr. Christopher L. Mapes is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mapes is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., a global manufacturer of welding, cutting and joining products. He has held the position of Chairman since December 2013 and has been President and Chief Executive Officer since December 2012, after serving as Chief Operating Officer beginning in 2011. From 2004 to 2011, he served as Executive Vice President of A. O. Smith Corporation, a global water technology company and manufacturer of residential and commercial water heating and water purification equipment, where he led the expansion and execution of the global strategy for its electrical products. Mr. Mapes has been a director at Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. since 2010.

James Palmer

Mr. James F. Palmer is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Palmer served as the Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Northrop Grumman Corporation, a global security company and a provider of products, systems and solutions in the fields of aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services, from March 2007 until February 2015 and as a Corporate Vice President of Northrop Grumman until his retirement in July 2015. Prior to his employment with Northrop Grumman, Mr. Palmer served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Visteon Corporation from 2004 to 2007, as Senior Vice President and President at Boeing Capital Corporation from 2000 to 2004, as Senior Vice President and President at Boeing Shared Services Group from 1997 to 2000 and as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of McDonnell Douglas Corporation from 1995 to 1997.

Ajita Rajendra

Mr. Ajita G. Rajendra is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rajendra is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of A. O. Smith Corporation, a global water technology company and manufacturer of residential and commercial water heating and water purification equipment. He has held the position of Chairman since 2014, and has been President and Chief Executive Officer since 2013. Mr. Rajendra previously served A. O. Smith Corporation as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2011 to 2012 and as Executive Vice President from 2006 to 2011. Prior joining A. O. Smith Corporation as President of its Water Products Company in 2005, Mr. Rajendra was Senior Vice President at Kennametal, Inc., a manufacturer of cutting tools, from 1998 to 2004. Mr. Rajendra has been a director of A. O. Smith Corporation since 2011 and serves on its Investment Policy Committee, and has been a director of Donaldson Company, Inc. since 2010, where he is a member of the Audit Committee and Human Resources Committee.

Frank Sullivan

Mr. Frank C. Sullivan is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sullivan has held the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RPM International Inc. (“RPM”), a world leader in specialty coatings, since 2008. Mr. Sullivan was appointed RPM’s Chief Executive Officer in 2002, prior to which he held positions in sales and corporate development before becoming Chief Financial Officer in 1993. Mr. Sullivan has been a director of RPM since 1995.

Ward Timken

Mr. Ward J. Timken, Jr., is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Timken is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of TimkenSteel Corporation (“TimkenSteel”), a leader in customized alloy steel products and services, a position he assumed in 2014. TimkenSteel was previously a subsidiary of the Company that became an independent public company pursuant to a spinoff that was effected on June 30, 2014 (the “Spinoff”). Mr. Timken previously served as Chairman of the Board of The Timken Company from 2005 to May 2014, was President of our steel business from 2004 to 2005, Corporate Vice President from 2000 to 2003 and held key leadership positions in our international operations from 1992 to 2000.

Jacqueline Woods

Ms. Jacqueline F. Woods is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Woods served as the President of Ameritech Ohio (subsequently renamed AT&T Ohio), a telecommunications company, until her retirement in 2000. At Ameritech Ohio, Ms. Woods also held various positions in finance, operations, marketing, sales and government affairs. Ms. Woods was inducted into the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame in 1998. Ms. Woods has served on the board of The Andersons, Inc. since 1999. Ms. Woods was formerly a director at School Specialty, Inc. until 2013.