Board of Directors

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Tod E. Carpenter, Chairman of the Board

Tod Carpenter is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Donaldson Company, Inc. He has been chairman since 2017 and President and Chief Executive Officer since 2015. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer from 2014 to 2015; Senior Vice President, Engine Products from 2011 to 2014; Vice President, Europe and Middle East from 2008 to 2011; and Vice President, Global Industrial Filtration Systems from 2006 to 2008.

Director Since: 2014

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Pilar Cruz, Audit Committee,
Corporate Governance Committee

Pilar Cruz is the Chief Sustainability Officer of Cargill, Incorporated, a provider of food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services. Previously, she was President, Cargill Aqua Nutrition from 2019 to 2021; President, Cargill Feed and Nutrition from 2017 to 2019; and Corporate Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development from 2015 to 2017. She held positions of increasing responsibility at Cargill Meats Central America and Cargill Meats Europe from 2011 to 2015.

Director Since: 2017

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Christopher M. Hilger, Audit Committee

Christopher Hilger is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Securian Financial Group, Inc., an insurance company. Previously, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Securian Financial from 2015 to 2017 and the President of Securian Financial from 2012 to 2015.

Director Since: 2021

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Douglas A. Milroy, Audit Committee,
Human Resources Committee

Douglas Milroy is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of G&K Services, Inc., a service-focused provider of branded uniform and facility services programs. He served as Chief Executive Officer of G&K from 2009 to 2017 and Chairman from 2014 to 2017. Previously, he was President, Direct Purchase and Business Development from 2006 to 2009.

Director Since: 2016

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Willard D. Oberton, Corporate Governance Committee, Chair

Willard Oberton retired as Chairman of Fastenal Company, an industrial and construction supplies company. He served as Chairman from 2014 to 2021. Previously, he was President from 2001 to 2012 and in 2015; Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2015; and Chief Operating Officer from 1997 to 2002.

Director Since: 2006

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Richard M. Olson, Corporate Governance Committee,
Human Resources Committee

Richard Olson is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Toro Company, a provider of outdoor maintenance and beautification products. He has served as Chairman since 2017. Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer from 2015 to 2016; Group Vice President, International Business, Micro Irrigation Business and Distributor Development in 2014; and Vice President, International Business in 2013.

Director Since: 2022

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James J. Owens, Corporate Governance Committee,
Human Resources Committee

James Owens is the President and Chief Executive Officer of H.B. Fuller Company, a leading global adhesives provider. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Americas in 2010; and Senior Vice President, North America from 2008 to 2010.

Director Since: 2013

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Ajita G. Rajendra, Human Resources Committee, Chair

Ajita Rajendra retired as Executive Chairman of A.O. Smith Corporation, a global water technology company and manufacturer of residential and commercial water heating equipment. He served as Executive Chairman from 2018 to 2020. Previously, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2017 to 2018; Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer from 2014 to 2017; President and Chief Executive Officer from 2013 to 2014; President and Chief Operating Officer from 2011 to 2013; Executive Vice President from 2006 to 2011; Senior Vice President from 2005 to 2006; and President, A.O. Smith Water Products Company from 2005 to 2011.

Director Since: 2010

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Trudy A. Rautio, Audit Committee, Chair
Corporate Governance Committee

Trudy Rautio retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of Carlson, a privately held global hospitality and travel company. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2012 to 2015. Previously, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer from 2011 to 2012; and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2011.

Director Since: 2015

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Jacinth C. Smiley, Audit Committee

Jacinth Smiley is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hormel Foods, a leading global branded food company. Previously, she was Group Vice President, Corporate Strategy of Hormel Foods in 2021; Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of LyondellBasell from 2018 to 2021; Chief Financial Officer North America of General Electric Oil and Gas from 2014 to 2018; Chief Financial Officer Corporate Licensing of General Electric from 2012 to 2014; and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis Capital Equipment Financing of General Electric from 2009 to 2012.

Director Since: 2022

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