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Tennant Co (TNC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

H. Chris Killingstad

61 2005 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Paulson

60 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Michael Schaefer

56 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Technical Officer

David Huml

48 2014 Senior Vice President - Global Marketing

Carol McKnight

49 2014 Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources

Jeffrey Moorefield

53 2015 Senior Vice President - Global Operations

Richard Zay

46 2014 Senior Vice President - The Americas

Azita Arvani

54 2012 Independent Director

William Austen

58 2007 Independent Director

Carol Eicher

58 2008 Independent Director

Donal Mulligan

56 2009 Independent Director

Steven Sonnenberg

64 2005 Independent Director

David Wichmann

54 2009 Independent Director

David Windley

53 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

H. Chris Killingstad

Mr. H. Chris Killingstad is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Tennant Co. He is President and Chief Executive Officer for Tennant Company since 2005. Vice President, North America, for Tennant from 2002 - 2005. Held various senior management positions with The Pillsbury Company, including Senior Vice President and General Manager, from 1990 - 2002. International Business Development Manager for PepsiCo Inc. from 1982 - 1990. Financial Manager for General Electric from 1978 - 1980.

Thomas Paulson

Mr. Thomas J. Paulson is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Tennant Co., since October 2013. He joined the Company in March 2006 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in October 2013. Prior to joining Tennant, he was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Innovex from 2001 to February 2006. Prior to joining Innovex, a manufacturer of electronic interconnect solutions, he worked for The Pillsbury Company for over 19 years. He became a Vice President at Pillsbury in 1995 and was the Vice President of Finance for the $4 billion North American Foods Division for over two years before joining Innovex.

Michael Schaefer

Mr. Michael W. Schaefer is the Senior Vice President, Chief Technical Officer of Tennant Co. He joined the Company in January 2008 as Vice President, Chief Technical Officer and was named Senior Vice President, Chief Technical Officer in October 2013. From 2000 to January 2008, he was Vice President of Dispensing Systems, Lean Six Sigma and Quality at Ecolab, Inc., a provider of cleaning, sanitizing, food safety and infection prevention products and services, where he led R&D efforts for their equipment business, continuous improvement and standardization of R&D processes. Prior to that, he held various management positions at Alticor Corporation and Kraft General Foods.

David Huml

Mr. David W. Huml has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Global Marketing of Tennant Company. In January 2016, he also assumed oversight for the Company's APAC business unit and in January 2017, he assumed oversight for the Company's EMEA business. From 2006 to October 2014, he held various positions with Pentair plc, a global manufacturer of water and fluid solutions, valves and controls, equipment protection and thermal management products, most recently as Vice President, Applied Water Platform. From 1992 to 2006, he held various positions with Graco Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of systems and equipment to move, measure, control, dispense and spray fluid and coating materials, including Worldwide Director of Marketing, Contractor Equipment Division.

Carol McKnight

Ms. Carol E. McKnight is the Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources of Tennant Company. She joined the Company in June 2014 as Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources. From 2002 to May 2014, she held various positions with Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (ATK), an aerospace, defense and sporting goods company, most recently as Vice President, Human Resources. From 2000 to 2002, she was a Compensation Consultant/Manager at NRG Energy, Inc., a wholesale power generation company. From 1994 to 2000, she provided consulting and project management services for SilverStone Group, Inc. (formerly Mathis & Associates, LLC), a compensation and benefits consulting firm.

Jeffrey Moorefield

Mr. Jeffrey C. Moorefield has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Global Operations of the Company. He joined the Company in April 2015 as Senior Vice President, Global Operations. From 2001 to 2008 and 2010 to March 2015, he held various positions with Pentair plc, a global manufacturer of water and fluid solutions, valves and controls, equipment protection and thermal management products, most recently as Global Vice President of Operation - Technical Solutions. From 2008 to 2010, he was Head of Operations for Netshape Technology, a technical start-up company. From 1987 to 2001, he held various positions with Emerson Electric Company, a worldwide technology and engineering company, culminating in Vice President, Operations. From 1985 to 1987, he was a Design Engineer at Smith & Proffit Machine & Engineering, a custom equipment engineering company.

Richard Zay

Mr. Richard H. Zay is Senior Vice President - The Americas of the company., since July 18, 2014. He joined the Company in June 2010 as Vice President, Global Marketing. He was named Senior Vice President, Global Marketing in October 2013 and Senior Vice President, The Americas in July 2014. From 2006 to June 2010, he held various positions with Whirlpool Corporation, a manufacturer of major home appliances, most recently as General Manager, KitchenAid Brand. From 1993 to 2006, he held various positions with Maytag Corporation, including Vice President, Jenn-Air Brand, Director of Marketing, Maytag Brand, and Director of Cooking Category Management.

Azita Arvani

Ms. Azita Arvani is Independent Director of Tennant Co. She serves as Head of Innovation Partner & Venture Management for Nokia Networks (formerly known as Nokia Siemens Networks), a communications infrastructure and services company, since March 2017. Head of Global Innovation Scouting for Nokia Networks from January 2016 to February 2017. Head of Innovation Partnering & Ecosystem Ventures for Nokia Networks from July 2015 to December 2015. Head of Innovation Partnering for Nokia Networks from September 2014 to July 2015. Head of Partnering and Alliances for Nokia Solutions and Networks from September 2012 to August 2014. Head of Innovation Strategy for Nokia Siemens from September 2011 to August 2012. Principal and Founder of Arvani Group Inc., a boutique business consulting firm specializing in the mobile and wireless industry, from 2002 - 2011. Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, for ActiveSky, provider of an online mobile multimedia application development and distribution platform, from 2000 - 2001. Held various senior technical and business positions, including Director, Corporate Business Strategy, for Xerox Corporation, a business process and document management company, from 1996 - 2000. Member of the Compensation, Governance and Executive Committees.

William Austen

Mr. William F. Austen is Independent Director of Tennant Co. He is President, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors for Bemis Company, Inc., a global flexible packaging company, since August 2014. Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Bemis from November 2013 to August 2014. Group President for Bemis from May 2012 to October 2013. Vice President, Operations, for Bemis from 2004 to April 2012. President and Chief Executive Officer for Morgan Adhesives Company from 2000 - 2004. Held various positions with General Electric Company from 1980 - 2000, culminating in General Manager, Switch Gear Business. Member of the Audit, Compensation and Executive Committees.

Carol Eicher

Ms. Carol S. Eicher is Independent Director of Tennant Co. She is Chief Executive Officer of Innocor Inc., a designer and manufacturer of home furnishings, since May 2014. Business President for Coating Materials and Building and Construction for The Dow Chemical Company, a manufacturer and seller of chemicals, plastic materials, agricultural and other specialized products and services from September 2012 to July 2013. Business Group Vice President for Building and Construction for Dow Chemical from August 2010 to August 2012. Business Director, Performance Monomers, for Dow Chemical from April 2009 to July 2010. Vice President/Global Business Director, Primary Materials and Process Chemicals, Rohm and Haas Company, a developer of solutions for the specialty materials industry acquired by Dow Chemical in 2009, from 2003 to July 2010. General Manager, Americas & Europe, Electronics, Organic Specialties, for Rohm and Haas from 2001 - 2003. Business Director, Organic Specialties, for Rohm and Haas from 2000 - 2001. Held various senior management positions with Ashland Chemical Company, a division of Ashland, Inc., from 1992 - 2000. Held various management positions with E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company, Inc., from 1979 - 1992. Chair of the Governance Committee, member of the Compensation and Executive Committees.

Donal Mulligan

Mr. Donal Leo Mulligan is Independent Director of Tennant Co. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for General Mills, Inc., one of the world’s largest food companies, since 2007. Held various executive positions with General Mills from 2001 - 2007, including Vice President Financial Operations for the International division; Vice President Financial Operations for Operations and Technology and Vice President and Treasurer. Served as Chief Financial Officer, International, for The Pillsbury Company from 1999 - 2001. Held various international positions with PepsiCo Inc. and YUM! Brands, Inc., including Regional CFO, Americas, Finance Director, Asia, and Finance Director, Canada, from 1987 - 1998. Chair of the Audit Committee, member of the Governance and Executive Committees.

Steven Sonnenberg

Mr. Steven Alan Sonnenberg is Independent Director of Tennant Co. He is Chairman, Emerson Automation Solutions, a business unit of Emerson Electric Company, a worldwide technology and engineering company, since October 2016. Executive Vice President, Emerson Electric Company, and President for Emerson Process Management from 2008 to September 2016. President for Rosemount, Inc., a business unit of Emerson Electric Company, from 2002 to October 2008. Held various positions with Rosemount and Emerson, including General Manager for Rosemount China and President for Emerson Process Management Asia Pacific, from 1992 - 2002. Lead Director, Chair of the Executive Committee, member of the Audit and Governance Committees.

David Wichmann

Mr. David Scott Wichmann is Independent Director of Tennant Co. He is President for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, a diversified health and well-being company, since November 2014. Held various executive positions with UnitedHealth Group since 1998, including Chief Financial Officer, UnitedHealth Group, President, Operations and Technology, UnitedHealth Group, President, Commercial Market Group, UnitedHealthcare, President and Chief Operating Officer, UnitedHealthcare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Specialized Care Services, and Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. Partner, Arthur Andersen, from 1995 - 1998. Chief Financial Officer for Advance Machine Company from 1992 - 1994. Member of the Audit, Compensation and Executive Caommittees.

David Windley

Mr. David Windley is Independent Director of the Company. He served as President for IQTalent Partners, a professional services firm focused on talent acquisition, since September 2014. Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, for Fusion-io, Inc., a computer hardware and software systems company, from October 2013 to August 2014. Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, for Yahoo! Inc., a guide focused on making users' digital habits inspiring and entertaining from December 2006 to September 2012. General Manager, Human Resources, for Microsoft Corporation, a technology company whose mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, from December 2003 to December 2006. Vice President Human Resources, Business Units, for Intuit Inc., a software company that develops financial and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants and individuals, from December 2001 to December 2003. Held various positions with Silicon Graphics, Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance computing solutions, from 1991 to 2001, culminating in Vice President, Human Resources. Chair of the Compensation Committee and member of the Governance and Executive Committees.

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