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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Gendron

55 2011 Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Robert Weber

61 2011 Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Martin Glass

58 2011 President - Airframe Systems

Sagar Patel

49 2011 President - Aircraft Turbine Systems

Chad Preiss

50 2009 President - Engine Systems

James Rudolph

53 2011 President - Industrial Turbomachinery Systems

A. Christopher Fawzy

45 2009 Corporate Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

James Rulseh

60 2011 Lead Independent Director

Jonathan Thayer

45 2016 Director

John Cohn

61 2002 Independent Director

Paul Donovan

68 2000 Independent Director

John Halbrook

70 2008 Independent Director

Mary Petrovich

53 2002 Independent Director

Larry Rittenberg

69 2004 Independent Director

Ronald Sega

63 2008 Independent Director

Gregg Sengstack

57 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Gendron

Mr. Thomas A. Gendron is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of WOODWARD, INC. . Mr. Tom Gendron has been Chairman of the Board of the Company since January 2008, and has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since July 2005. Mr. Gendron previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from September 2002 until July 2005, and as Vice President and General Manager of Industrial Controls from June 2001 until September 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Gendron served as Vice President of Industrial Controls from April 2000 through May 2001, and as Director of Global Marketing and Industrial Controls’ Business Development from February 1999 through March 2000. Overall, Mr. Gendron has served with Woodward for over 20 years in both the aircraft and industrial businesses, providing leadership in sales, marketing, business development, and product support management. Mr. Gendron has been a director of the Company since 2005. He is also Director at Hexcel Corporation since 2010 .

Robert Weber

Mr. Robert F. Weber, Jr., is Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of Woodward, Inc. He served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since August 2005. Prior to August 2005, Mr. Weber was employed at Motorola, Inc. for 17 years, where he held various positions, including Corporate Vice President and General Manager — EMEA Auto. Prior to this role, Mr. Weber served in a variety of financial positions at both a corporate and operating unit level with Motorola.

Martin Glass

Mr. Martin V. Glass is President - Airframe Systems of Woodward, Inc. He serves as President, Turbine Systems October 2009 through April 2011; Group Vice President, Turbine Systems September 2007 through September 2009; Vice President of the Aircraft Engine Systems Customer Business Segment December 2002 through August 2007; Director of Sales, Marketing, and Engineering February 2000 through December 2002.

Sagar Patel

Mr. Sagar A. Patel is President - Aircraft Turbine Systems of Woodward, Inc. Prior to this role, Mr. Patel was employed at General Electric for 18 years, most recently serving as President, Mechanical Systems, GE Aviation, from March 2009 through June 2010. He served as President, Aerostructures, GE Aviation from July 2008 through July 2009 and as President and General Manager, M R S Systems, Inc., BE Aircraft Engines, from October 2005 through June 2008.

Chad Preiss

Mr. Chad R. Preiss is President - Engine Systems of Woodward, Inc. He was Group Vice President, Engine Systems October 2008 through September 2009; Vice President, Sales, Service, and Marketing, Engine Systems December 2007 through September 2008; and Vice President, Industrial Controls September 2004 through December 2007. Prior to this role, Mr. Preiss served in a variety of engineering and marketing/sales management roles, including Director of Business Development, since joining Woodward in 1988.

James Rudolph

Mr. James D. Rudolph is President - Industrial Turbomachinery Systems of Woodward Inc. He serves as the President, Industrial Turbomachinery since April 2011; Corporate Vice President, Global Sourcing October 2009 through April 2011; Vice President, Global Sourcing April 2009 through October 2009; Director of Global Sourcing April 2005 through April 2009; Director of Engineering for Industrial Controls March 2000 through April 2005. Prior to March 2000, Mr. Rudolph served in a variety of engineering, operations and sales roles since joining the company in 1984.

A. Christopher Fawzy

Mr. A. Christopher Fawzy is Corporate Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Woodward, Inc. He serves as the Corporate Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer since October 2009; Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary June 2007 through September 2009. Mr. Fawzy became the Company’s Chief Compliance Officer in August 2009. Prior to joining Woodward, Mr. Fawzy was employed by Mentor Corporation, a global medical device company. He joined Mentor in 2001 and served as Corporate Counsel, then General Counsel in 2003, and was appointed Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in 2004.

James Rulseh

Mr. James R. Rulseh is Lead Independent Director of the Woodward, Inc. Mr. James Rulseh is President of JRR & Associates, LLC, an independent manufacturing consulting company focused on operations improvement and operational leadership excellence. Prior to May 2011, Mr. Rulseh served as the Chief Operating Officer, Tulip Corporation, a private manufacturing company, since October 2009. Prior to joining Tulip Corporation, Mr. Rulseh served in the following capacities for Modine Manufacturing Company, an NYSE listed company that is a diversified global leader in thermal management technology and solutions: Special Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer, from January 2009 to October 2009; Regional Vice President — Americas, and an officer of Modine Manufacturing Company, from October 2007 to January 2009; Regional Vice President — Asia and an officer of Modine Manufacturing Company, from November 2006 to October 2007; Group Vice President and an officer of Modine Manufacturing Company, from April 2001 to November 2006; Managing Director of the Automotive Business Unit of Modine Europe, from 1998 to March 2001. Prior to 1998, Mr. Rulseh had held various other positions with Modine beginning in 1977.

Jonathan Thayer

Mr. Jonathan (“Jack”) W. Thayer is of the Company. Mr. Thayer joined Chicago-based Exelon Corporation in January 2012 and serves as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Exelon Corporation is an energy provider that operates several energy businesses, doing business in 48 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. As CFO, Mr. Thayer is responsible for leading all financial activities including financial reporting, planning, audit, tax, treasury and investor relations. Prior to joining Exelon, Mr. Thayer served as a Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Constellation Energy in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Thayer graduated from Middlebury College, and received his MBA from Harvard University.

John Cohn

Mr. John D. Cohn is Independent Director of Woodward, Inc. Mr. John Cohn has served as Senior Vice President, Asia Business Planning and Execution, of Rockwell Automation, Inc., a global provider of innovative industrial automation and information products, services and solutions, since September 1, 2011. In this capacity, Mr. Cohn supports development of regional and country level business strategies for approximately $1 billion of Rockwell Automation sales. Additionally, Mr. Cohn leads business development activities, vertical industry business plans, and other market expansion opportunities to generate incremental revenue. Prior to accepting this position in August 2011, Mr. Cohn served at Rockwell Automation as Senior Vice President, European Business Planning and Execution from March 2009 to August 2011, and as Senior Vice President, Strategic Development and Communications, for Rockwell Automation from 1999 to 2009.

Paul Donovan

Mr. Paul Donovan is Independent Director of Woodward, Inc. Mr. Paul Donovan retired in 2004 as special advisor to the Chairman of Wisconsin Energy Corporation. Mr. Donovan had previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Wisconsin Energy Corporation from August 1999 until June 2003. Prior to joining Wisconsin Energy Corporation, Mr. Donovan was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sundstrand Corporation, a manufacturer of aerospace and industrial products, from June 1988 to August 1999. Prior to June 1988, he held a variety of financial positions, including at Allied Signal and Ford Motor Company. Mr. Donovan has been a director of Woodward since 2000. He is also Independent director of CLARCOR, Inc. since 2000 .

John Halbrook

Mr. John A. Halbrook is Independent Director of Woodward, Inc. Mr. John A. Halbrook retired as Chairman of the Board of the Company in January 2008, and previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from November 1993 until July 2005. Mr. Halbrook has served in various other executive positions with the Company, including Chief Operating Officer and President. Prior to joining Woodward, Mr. Halbrook garnered broad experience in finance and accounting, budgeting, marketing, strategic planning and operations through positions with Worthington Pumps, McGraw Edison, Turbodyne, General Electric, and General Dynamics. Mr. Halbrook has been a director of Woodward since 1991. He has also been director at HNI Corporation from 2004 2010 .

Mary Petrovich

Ms. Mary L. Petrovich is Independent Director of Woodward, Inc. MsMs. Mary Petrovich has been serving as a senior advisor to private equity with the Carlyle Group and American Security Partners since June 2011. Prior to this role, Ms. Petrovich served as General Manager of AxleTech International, a supplier of off-highway and specialty vehicle drive train systems and components, after its acquisition by General Dynamics in December 2008. Ms. Petrovich served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AxleTech International from 2001 through the December 2008 sale of the company to General Dynamics. Prior to her service at AxleTech, in 2000, Ms. Petrovich was President of the Drivers Controls Division of Dura Automotive, possessing management responsibility for 7,600 employees. Ms. Petrovich has been a director of Woodward since 2002. She is also Director of WABCO since 2011, GT Advanced Technologies Inc. from 2011 to 2014 and Modine Manufacturing Company from 2011 to 2014 .

Larry Rittenberg

Dr. Larry E. Rittenberg, Ph.D., CPA is Independent Director of Woodward, Inc. Dr. Larry Rittenberg, PhD, CPA and CIA, has been Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin since August 2011. He was the Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting & Information Systems at the University of Wisconsin until his retirement from that position in August 2011. Dr. Rittenberg has been on the faculty at the University since 1976, and served as the chair of the accounting department for 12 years. Dr. Rittenberg continues to teach auditing, enterprise risk management, governance and control, and has served in leadership positions across a number of professional organizations, including the American Institute of CPAs, the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and the American Accounting Association (AAA), where he served as VP of Finance and established the first audit committee within the AAA. Dr. Rittenberg served as Chairman of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (“COSO”) from 2004 to 2009. COSO is a voluntary private sector organization dedicated to improving the quality of financial reporting through business ethics, effective internal controls, and corporate governance. He also served as a financial advisor providing counsel on Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance to the Audit Committee and Board of Petro China, one of the largest publicly listed companies in China. Dr. Rittenberg has been a director of Woodward since 2004.

Ronald Sega

Dr. Ronald M. Sega, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Woodward, Inc. Dr. Ronald M. Sega currently serves as Director, Systems Engineering Programs at Colorado State University (“CSU”) and Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives. Prior to this role, he was Vice President and Enterprise Executive for Energy and the Environment at CSU and The Ohio State University from September 1, 2010 through August 2013. Dr. Sega held the position of Vice President for Energy, Environment, and Applied Research with the CSU Research Foundation through August 2010. Prior to joining CSU, Dr. Sega served as Under Secretary for the U.S. Air Force from August 2005 to August 2007. As Under Secretary, Dr. Sega led a team that developed a comprehensive energy strategy emphasizing supply, demand, and culture with results in 2006 leading to the receipt of the overall Presidential Award for Leadership in Federal Energy Management for the U.S. Government. As Under Secretary, Dr. Sega’s role also included the Department of Defense (“DOD”) Executive Agent for space, and the Air Force Service Acquisition Executive for space programs. From August 2001 until August 2005, Dr. Sega was Director of Defense Research and Engineering, Office of the Secretary of Defense, which is the Chief Technology Officer for the DOD. From July 1996 to August 2001, he served as Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Dr. Sega is a former NASA astronaut and veteran of two shuttle missions. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in the rank of Major General. He is also director at Rentech, Inc. since 2007 .

Gregg Sengstack

Mr. Gregg C. Sengstack is Independent Director of Woodward, Inc. Mr. Gregg Sengstack has been President of Franklin Electric Co. Inc., since December 2011. Franklin Electric is a global leader in the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and automotive fuels. Prior to his promotion, Mr. Sengstack was President of Franklin Electric’s International Water Systems and Fueling Group since 2005, and was Chief Financial Officer for Franklin Electric from 1999 to 2005. Mr. Sengstack joined Franklin Electric in 1988 and he has worked on numerous acquisitions in the U.S. and overseas during his career He is also into directorships of Franklin Electric Co., Inc. since 2014 .