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November 10, 2021 Annual Investor Conference 2021 Presentation
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Our Board of Directors oversees our operations, in accordance with our by-laws.

Blake D. Moret , , , Chairman and CEO

Director Since 2016

Blake Moret is Chairman and CEO of Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation. As CEO, Blake is dedicated to delivering the company’s strategy to bring the Connected Enterprise to life. Under his leadership, Rockwell Automation integrates control and information to help make industrial companies and their people more productive and the world more sustainable. Blake is accelerating the Rockwell Automation strategy by focusing on understanding customer needs and their best opportunities for productivity, combining our technology and domain expertise to deliver positive business outcomes, and simplifying our customers’ experience. Key to this strategy is Rockwell’s culture, the foundation for the company’s accelerated profitable growth.

Joining Rockwell Automation in 1985 as a sales trainee, Blake has built his career with the company and has held leadership positions in many areas of the business, including international assignments in Europe and Canada. In his previous role, Blake served as Senior Vice President of Control Products and Solutions, one of the company’s two business segments. Blake became CEO on July 1, 2016 and was elected Chairman of the Board effective January 1, 2018. He is passionate about workforce development and creating a diverse worldwide team of employees that can and want to do their best work.

Blake serves on the PTC, Inc. Board of Directors, the Executive Committee of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), and is a member of the Business Roundtable. He also serves on the board of the Advanced Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) and the Georgia Tech Advisory Board.

Blake is Chairman of the Rockwell Automation Charitable Corporation and is on the boards of FIRST, the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha, and the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee.

Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Blake graduated from Georgia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He and his wife Cheryl have four children.

William P. Gipson , , , Retired President Enterprise Packaging Transformation and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, The Procter & Gamble Company

Director Since 2020

Mr. Gipson served as President Enterprise Packaging Transformation and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer of Procter & Gamble from 2017 until his retirement in 2019. He joined Procter & Gamble in 1985 and held management positions of increasing responsibility including serving as Senior Vice President of Research and Development, Asia Innovation Centers in Singapore from 2015 to 2017, and beauty Care Sector Senior Vice President for R & D from 2011 to 2015. Mr. Gipson serves as a director of ManpowerGroup and as a director of several educational and civic organizations.

Mr. Gipson brings extensive leadership, innovation, business transformation and global business experience to the Board. He leverages his experience as a former top executive for a global public company to guide the Company in the areas of product innovation and market expansion. He also concurrently served as Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for eight years until his retirement, which adds robust and knowledgeable experiences to draw from in the Board’s role in oversight of company culture and diversity and inclusion initiatives. Mr. Gipson has international management experiences having served in leadership roles in South America and Singapore supporting Procter & Gamble’s efforts in each region, in particular creating a half billion dollar business for a product new to South America. Mr. Gipson received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama.

J. Phillip Holloman , , , Retired President & Chief Operating Officer, Cintas Corporation

Director Since 2013

Mr. Holloman served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Cintas Corporation from 2008 until July 2018. 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 of PulteGroup where he serves on the Audit and Finance and Investment Committees. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the University of Cincinnati and as a director or member of several educational and civic organizations.

Having served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Cintas for ten years, Mr. Holloman brings significant leadership and operational experience to our Board. He has extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of process improvement, operations, sales and marketing, and management. During his tenure at Cintas, he led teams that built 37 new Cintas rental processing facilities and standardized the utilization of automated processing equipment systems. In that time, he also led his functions’ succession planning, improvement of diversity and inclusion practices, and the creation of staff and development plans. He also implemented a process that reduced the time it took to achieve target operating efficiency by 75 percent. In the area of distribution and production planning, he and his team, using Six Sigma methodologies, improved profit, service levels and internal customer satisfaction while reducing inventory levels. He also participated in developing the compensation and benefits strategy for the organization. Mr. Holloman’s leadership and operational experience give him a comprehensive understanding of processes, strategy, risk management and how to drive change and growth. Mr. Holloman received his Bachelor’s degree, Engineering, from the University of Cincinnati.

Steven R. Kalmanson , , , Retired Executive Vice President, Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Director Since 2011

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 brings extensive business and executive management experience to the Board having served in various officer positions for Kimberly-Clark, a global public company. Throughout his career, he successfully initiated and managed change to assist in the transformation of Kimberly-Clark from a pulp and paper company to a globally-recognized consumer package goods conglomerate marketing some of the most recognized brands in the world. In addition to his U.S. experience, he has international management experience through his responsibilities for Kimberly-Clark’s European and Canadian businesses and sales organizations, global procurement and supply chain organizations and marketing research and services organizations. He successfully innovated, restaged and grew Kimberly-Clark’s global consumer brands and businesses. He has experience leading mergers and acquisitions, organizational restructurings and facility closures and divestitures. During his tenure, Mr. Kalmanson was also responsible for developing and executing management recruitment, development and succession plans for his business units. In addition, he owned and operated his own aviation services business from 1988 until 2011, which gives him insights into economic, operational, regulatory and other challenges faced by the Company. Mr. Kalmanson holds an M.B.A. from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

James P. Keane , , , President & Chief Executive Officer, Steelcase

Director Since 2011

Mr. Keane has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Steelcase Inc. since March 2014. He has held several leadership roles since joining Steelcase in 1997. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Steelcase 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 for the Business Roundtable and as a director or trustee of a number of civic and charitable organizations.

As President, Chief Executive Officer and a board member of a global public company, Mr. Keane brings current business experience and knowledge to the Board. Through his executive roles at Steelcase, he has extensive leadership experience and a comprehensive understanding of business operations, processes and strategy as well as risk management, sales, marketing and product development. In addition, he has a high level of financial literacy and accounting experience having served as CFO of Steelcase. His understanding of financial statements, accounting principles, internal controls and audit committee functions provides the Board with expertise in addressing the complex issues that can be raised by the Company’s financial reporting and matters related to the Company’s financial position. Mr. Keane holds a master’s degree in management from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Pam Murphy , , , Chief Executive Officer, Imperva, Inc.

Director Since 2019

Ms. Murphy is Chief Executive Officer for Imperva, Inc. Before assuming her current role, she served as Chief Operating Officer of Infor, Inc., having joined the company in 2010. Prior to Infor, Ms. Murphy spent 11 years at Oracle Corporation, with responsibility for global sales operations, consulting operations in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand, and field finance for Oracle’s global business units. Before Oracle, she provided strategy, direction and counsel to clients at Andersen Consulting and Arthur Andersen.

As Chief Executive Officer of Imperva, Ms. Murphy brings strong leadership and operational experience to the Board. She has extensive technology, business development and strategy, global business, and finance experience. Her background and expertise in leading technology companies includes a wide range of responsibilities for global operational and financial functions, which aids in the provision of Board oversight in these areas. Ms. Murphy's experience with leading and building teams to sell to the manufacturing industry, go-to-market solutions, and leading sales and marketing functions brings additional depth to her role on the Board.

Ms. Murphy is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance from the University of Cork, Ireland.

Donald R. Parfet , , , Managing Director, Apjohn Group, LLC

Director Since 2008

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 Kelly Services, Inc. and Masco Corporation and serves as a director or trustee of a number of business, civic and charitable organizations.

Mr. Parfet brings extensive finance and industry experience to the Board. He has served as General Partner of Apjohn Ventures Fund, a venture capital fund, since 2003. In this role, he is an active investor in early stage pharmaceutical companies, which requires evaluating financial and development risk associated with emerging medicines. During his years at The Upjohn Company and its successor Pharmacia & Upjohn, he had extensive financial and corporate staff management responsibilities and ultimately senior operational responsibilities for multiple global business units. 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 non-executive Chairman of Kelly Services, Inc. and as a director of Masco Corporation, where he serves on its Audit and Organization and Compensation (Chair) Committees. Mr. Parfet holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.

Lisa A. Payne , , , Former Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, Taubman Centers, Inc.

Director Since 2015

Ms. Payne served as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Taubman Centers, Inc. from 2005 to 2016. She joined Taubman in 1997, serving as the Executive Vice President and the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Taubman from 1997 to 2005. Before joining Taubman, she was an investment banker with Goldman Sachs & Co. from 1987 to 1997. Ms. Payne also served as Chairman of the Board of Soave Enterprises LLC and President of Soave Real Estate Group (property management) from 2016 to 2017. Ms. Payne served as a director of Taubman from 1997 until March 2016. She is a director of Masco Corporation, where she serves on the Audit (Chair) and Organization & Compensation Committees, and J.C. Penney, Inc., where she serves on the Audit and Finance & Planning Committees. She is 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.

Ms. Payne brings strong leadership, operational and finance experience to our Board. During her tenure at Taubman, she led the Company through key operational and strategic initiatives. Her executive experience and leadership roles give her critical insights into company operations, growth, strategy, competition, compensation plans, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and information technology that assists our Board in its oversight function. Her past experience as a CFO and investment banker provide 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, Masco and J.C. Penney 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.

Tom Rosamilia , , , Senior Vice President, Cloud and Cognitive Software and Chairman, North America

Director Since 2016

Tom Rosamilia is Senior Vice President of Cloud and Cognitive Systems and Chairman for IBM North America. Mr. Rosamilia directs IBM's product design and investment strategy, expert labs, global software product development, marketing and field operations across the company's vast software portfolio. In addition, he is responsible for ensuring operational synergies across the breadth of IBM to drive value and growth in the North America market.

Previously, Mr. Rosamilia served as Senior Vice President of IBM Systems and as Senior Vice President of IBM Systems and Technology Group and IBM Integrated Supply Chain, where he led IBM’s semiconductor, servers, storage, and the system software business; all of IBM’s supply chain; and the company’s Global Business Partners organization. He oversaw the strategic transformation of IBM’s Systems & Technology Group to better align with client infrastructure priorities and high-value growth opportunities in the Cognitive Era.

During his 30-plus years with IBM, Mr. Rosamilia has held several leadership roles, including General Manager of IBM WebSphere; General Manager of System z and Power Systems; and Vice President of Corporate Strategy and General Manager of Enterprise Initiatives.

Mr. Rosamilia received his bachelor's degree from Cornell University, with majors in computer science and economics. In 2004, he completed the IBM Strategic Leadership Forum at Harvard Business School. In April 2016, he was elected to the board of directors of Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information. Mr. Rosamilia has also served on the boards of the United Way of Dutchess County, the United Way of Silicon Valley, the Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group and the California Manufacturing and Technology Association. In 2015, Mr. Rosamilia was appointed as Economic Advisor to the Governor of Guangdong Province of the People's Republic of China and was re-appointed in 2017. In April 2018, Mr. Rosamilia completed a year-long assignment in Beijing, China, where he led the global IBM Systems business and acted as a local representative of IBM Corporate Headquarters.

Patricia A. Watson , , , President, Cloud Collaboration, Intrado Corporation

Director Since 2017

Ms. Watson serves as the President, Cloud Collaboration at Intrado Corporation. Ms. Watson is the former Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Total System Services (TSYS), a role she held from 2015 until 2019 when Global Payments, Inc. acquired TSYS. Before joining TSYS, she served as Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer for The Brink’s Company. Previously Ms. Watson worked with Bank of America for more than 14 years in technology positions of increasing responsibility, and spent 10 years in the United States Air Force as executive staff officer, flight commander and director of operations. She is a director of USAA Federal Savings Bank where she serves on the Member and Technology and Nominating and Governance Committees.

Ms. Watson brings extensive technology and executive experience to the Board. She has strong strategic leadership, business, financial oversight, and technical skills. As President of Intrado’s enterprise collaboration business, she is responsible for delivering Unified Collaboration as a Service (Ucaas) for enterprise and mid-market clients leveraging cloud-based technologies. She has experience setting company enterprise technology strategy to enable future global growth. Her background and expertise in information technology and cyber security give her critical insights into new technologies, business models, risk identification and management, and talent and strategy. She has valuable experience and knowledge in the areas of audit and control and compliance. Ms. Watson holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from St. Mary’s College at Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the University of Dayton.

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