Richard H. Fleming, Chairman

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Richard H. Fleming was appointed a Director of the Company in March 1999 and was elected Chairman of the Board in July 2018. Mr. Fleming retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at USG Corp. in May 2012. He had been appointed to this positionI in February 1999. Mr. Fleming served USG Corp. in various executive financial capacities, including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from January 1995 to February 1999 and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from January 1994 to January 1995. He joined the Company in 1974. Mr. Fleming also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Boise Cascade Company (NYSE: BCC) and Optim Energy, LLC., a private company.

David J. Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer

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David J. Wilson joined Columbus McKinnon Corporation on June 1, 2020 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Columbus McKinnon, Mr. Wilson served as President of Flowserve Corporation’s Pumps Division from 2018 to 2020. He joined Flowserve in 2017 as the President of Flowserve’s Industrial Products Division. Previous to Flowserve, Mr. Wilson was the President of the Industrial segment of SPX FLOW, Inc. He was with SPX Corporation, and subsequently SPX FLOW, between 1998 and 2017 and held senior leadership positions in each of the company’s operating segments, including six years in Asia while serving as the President of Asia Pacific. Mr. Wilson also assisted with the company’s strategic development while serving as Vice President of Business Development for multiple businesses. Prior to joining SPX, Mr. Wilson held operating and engineering leadership positions at Polaroid Corporation. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and studied for a Master’s degree in Business Administration at the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. Mr. Wilson also completed graduate level course work at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China and at the University of Lausanne/IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Mr. Wilson is a recipient of Shanghai, China’s prestigious Silver (2011) and Gold (2013) Magnolia Awards and served as an Officer and Executive Committee Member of the Pan Asia Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Hydraulic Institute and was previously a member of the Board of Trustees of the Maine College of Art (MECA).

Chad Abraham

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Mr. Abraham has been Chair and CEO of Piper Sandler (NYSE: PIPR), a leading investment bank and financial services company since 2018.  Mr. Abraham joined Piper Sandler in 1991 as an investment banking analyst for the technology sector.  Following that role, he initiated and grew Piper Sandler’s presence in Menlo Park, CA, and later advanced to the head of capital markets.  In 2010, he was promoted to Global Co-Head of Investment Banking and Capital Markets, prior to his appointment as Chair and CEO.

Aziz S. Aghili

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Aziz S. Aghili was appointed a Director of the Company in May 2018. Currently, he is president of Off-Highway Drive and Motion Technologies for Dana Holding Corporation and resides in Europe. Mr. Aghili joined Dana in 2009 as president of Dana Europe, before being named President of Dana Asia-Pacific in 2010. Prior thereto, he spent more than 20 years at ArvinMeritor, where he most recently served as Vice President and General Manager of Body Systems. Additionally, he held strategic leadership positions around the world, including Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific and Vice President of Global Procurement, Commercial Marketing, and Business Development -- Asia Pacific. Before joining ArvinMeritor, he worked for Nissan Motor Company and General Electric Plastics.

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

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Ms. Beliveau-Dunn is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Claridad LLC. Prior to her tenure at Claridad, Ms. Beliveau-Dunn worked for twenty-two years in a variety of management positions across products, services and global sales and marketing at Cisco Systems Inc., the last 11 years she was Vice President and General Manager. Prior thereto, she ran the global business and P&L for Micronics Computers and the secure systems products for Wang Laboratories. Ms. Beliveau-Dunn served as President and Chair of the Board of the IoT Talent Consortium, a membership-driven non-profit organization from 2016 through March 2018 and serves on the Boards of Directors of Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL) and Edison International Inc. (NYSE: EIX) and its subsidiary Southern California Edison (SCE).

Gerald Colella

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Mr. Colella is the Chair of MKS Instruments (Nasdaq: MKSI), a global provider of instruments, systems, subsystems, and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power and control critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes.  In 2020, he retired as President and CEO of MKS after having spent 36 years advancing through progressively challenging positions.  In his roles spanning from Vice President of Worldwide Operations to Chief Business Officer and later Chief Operating Officer, he oversaw all aspects of the business preparing him for his successful tenure as President and CEO.

Michael Dastoor

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Mr. Dastoor is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Jabil Inc., a global manufacturing services company. He joined Jabil, Inc., in 2000 as regional controller of Asia Pacific and served as Senior Vice President and Controller from 2004 through 2018. Previously, he worked for seven years as Regional Chief Financial Officer at Inchape plc (LSE: INCH), a British multinational automotive distribution, retail and services company, leading business process re-engineering for the Eastern Mediterranean and Southeast Asia regions as part of the M&A team. Mr. Dastoor is a graduate of the University of Bombay (now Mumbai) and a chartered accountant through the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales where he spent seven years in audit covering the United Kingdom and Europe.

Liam McCarthy

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Liam McCarthy was appointed a Director of the Company in November 2008. Mr. McCarthy retired as President and Chief Supply Chain Officer of Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ:MOLX), acquired December 9, 2013 by Koch Industries, Inc, in June 2017. Prior thereto, Mr. McCarthy served Molex in various executive and management capacities, including President and Chief Operating Officer through December 2015, Vice President, Operations, Europe from 2001 to 2005; President, Data Communications Division, Americas Region from 1998 to 2001; General Manager, Singapore from 1993 to 1998; Regional Marketing Manager, Far East South Region from 1991 to 1993; and Materials Director, Singapore from 1989 to 1991.

Heath A. Mitts

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Heath A. Mitts was appointed a Director of the Company in May 2015. Currently, he is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL). Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IEX). Prior to joining IDEX Corporation, Mr. Mitts was at PerkinElmer, Inc., a publicly traded company serving the global healthcare industry, in various senior financial management roles in both North America and overseas in Singapore. He went to PerkinElmer after five years at Honeywell where he gained world-class training in financial planning and analysis, progressing through various managerial roles including Director of Finance.

Nicholas T. Pinchuk

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Nicholas T. Pinchuk was appointed a Director of the Company in January 2007. Currently, he is Chairman, President and CEO of Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA), an S&P 500 company. Prior to that, Mr. Pinchuk served as Senior Vice President and President of Snap-on's Worldwide Commercial and Industrial Group since June 2002. Prior to joining Snap-on, Mr. Pinchuk served in several executive operational and financial management positions at United Technologies Corporation, including President, Global Refrigeration Operations of its Carrier Corporation unit and President of Carrier's Asia-Pacific Operations. He also served in financial and engineering managerial staff positions at the Ford Motor Company from 1972 to 1983. Mr. Pinchuk served as an officer in the United States Army.

Kathryn V. Roedel

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Kathryn V. Roedel was appointed a Director of the Company in October 2017. Ms. Roedel retired in 2016 from her position of EVP, Chief Services and Fulfillment Officer at Sleep Number Corporation (NASDAQ: SCSS), a direct to consumer, vertically integrated mattress retailer and manufacturer. Prior to joining Sleep Number in 2005, Ms. Roedel held VP and General Management positions in operations, supply chain, services and continuous improvement, spanning 22 years with General Electric's Healthcare and Information Services businesses. Ms. Roedel also serves on the Board of Directors of Generac Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNRC) and The Jones Family of Companies, a private company.