Donaldson Company Announces Officer Changes And Board Of Director Appointment

Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI), announced a number of officer changes today which are effective April 1 st.

Charles J. McMurray, 60, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, retires after 33 distinguished years of service. McMurray joined Donaldson in 1980 and has held key management roles in the Company’s operations in the US and Europe and with the Company’s joint venture with Caterpillar. Over McMurray’s career, he also held other senior leadership roles, including Vice President of Human Resources and Senior Vice President of Industrial Products, before assuming his most recent role as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer with responsibility for Latin America, South Africa, and a number of the Company’s functional groups.

“Charlie has been a key leader in building our Company’s outstanding track record. I would like to thank Charlie for his dedication to the needs of our Company, Customers, Shareholders, and Employees, and his steadfast commitment to operational excellence which will be among the many hallmarks of his Donaldson legacy,” said Bill Cook, CEO.

Tod E. Carpenter, 54, is appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors and promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) from his current role as Senior Vice President, Engine Products. Carpenter joined Donaldson in 1996. He has held a number of positions including General Manager of Gas Turbine Systems, Vice President of Industrial Filtration Solutions, and Vice President, Europe and Middle East, before assuming his current role. Carpenter has a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Technology from Indiana State University and an MBA from Long Beach State University.

“Tod brings a wealth of general management and global leadership experience to his new role. His track-record of driving strategic growth initiatives, launching innovative proprietary products, and strengthening relationships with our key global Customers is impressive and prepares him well for the COO role,” said Bill Cook.

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