Rexnord Corporation (NYSE: RXN) today announced that David C. Longren joined the Company's Board of Directors effective February 5, 2016. Mr. Longren will also serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

"We are excited to have Dave join Rexnord's Board of Directors," said Rexnord's President and CEO, Todd Adams. "Dave has an outstanding track record of leading innovation and organic growth initiatives that have produced impressive results. His background and experience align well with our strategic priorities of driving profitable organic growth."

Paul W. Jones, Rexnord's Non-Executive Chairman, stated: "Dave is a well-respected, proven leader whose experience and background will augment the talented Board we have assembled at Rexnord."

Mr. Longren currently serves as the Sr. Vice President, for Polaris Industries, Inc., the industry leader in the design and manufacturer of off-road vehicles (including all-terrain vehicles and side-by-side vehicles) snowmobiles, motorcycles and small vehicles, a position he has held since 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Longren served in various capacities at Polaris since 2003, including Vice President, Off-Road Vehicles; Vice President, Chief Technical Officer; and Director of Engineering for the ATV Division. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Longren was a Vice President in the Weapons Systems Division of Alliant Techsystems and Sr. Vice President, Engineering and Marketing at Blount Sporting Equipment Group.

About Rexnord

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rexnord is comprised of two strategic platforms, Process & Motion Control and Water Management, with approximately 7,800 employees worldwide. The Process & Motion Control platform designs, manufactures, markets and services specified, highly-engineered mechanical components used within complex systems. The Water Management platform designs, procures, manufactures and markets products that provide and enhance water quality, safety, flow control and conservation. Additional information about the Company can be found at www.rexnord.com.

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