Todd A. Adams, Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

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Director since 2009

In addition to serving as a director, Mr. Adams is our Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Adams joined Zurn’s predecessor, Rexnord Corporation in 2004 and has served in various roles, including Chief Financial Officer and President of the Water Management segment; he became our President and CEO in 2009. Mr. Adams is also a director of Badger Meter, Inc.

Chair of the Executive Committee
Member of the Executive Committee

Mark S. Bartlett, Lead Independent Director

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Director since 2012

Mr. Bartlett is a retired Ernst & Young LLP (“E&Y”) partner. Mr. Bartlett joined E&Y in 1972 and worked there until his retirement in 2012, including having served as Managing Partner of E&Y’s Baltimore office and as Senior Client Service Partner for the Mid-Atlantic Region. Mr. Bartlett is a certified public accountant and has extensive experience serving global manufacturers, as well as companies in other industries. Mr. Bartlett also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, SEC rules and regulations, public offerings and financing alternatives. Mr. Bartlett currently serves as director, chairman of the audit committee and member of the executive compensation and management development committee of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., as a director, chairman of the audit committee and member of the nominating and corporate governance committee of WillScot Corporation and as a director and member of the audit committee of FTI Consulting, Inc.

Financial Expert
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Executive Committee

Jacques Donavon (Don) Butler, Director

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Director since 2021

Mr. Butler is the retired Executive Director, Connected Vehicles of Ford Motor Company, a designer, manufacturer and servicer of vehicles. He held such position from 2014 until his retirement in 2020. Prior to joining Ford, Mr. Butler held various leadership positions with increasing responsibility at General Motors Company, a designer and manufacturer of vehicles, including Vice President, Marketing and Global Strategy, Cadillac, Chairman and Managing Director, General Motors Egypt and Vice President, OnStar, from 1981 to 2013. Mr. Butler previously served on the boards of the 5G Automotive Association and SmartDeviceLink Consortium (chairman). 

Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Thomas D. Christopoul, Director

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Director since 2013

Mr. Christopoul has served as a co-founder and Executive Vice President of 54 Madison Partners, a real estate private equity investment firm, since 2015. He previously served as a Senior Partner and Head of Real Estate Investment, at Cain Hoy Enterprises, LLC, an investment firm launched by Guggenheim Partners, since 2014. Prior to that time, Mr. Christopoul was a Senior Managing Director in the Real Estate Group at Guggenheim Partners, since 2013. Previously, he was a senior advisor at Falconhead Capital, LLC, a boutique private equity firm in New York City, since 2009, and served as executive chairman of two of Falconhead’s portfolio companies – GPSi Holdings, LLC and Rita’s Water Ice Franchise Company. Mr. Christopoul is also an active venture capital investor through Somerset Shore Associates, Inc., a private investment company he founded in 2006. Mr. Christopoul served as a director, member of the audit committee and chairman of the compensation committee of the board of directors of Apollo Residential Mortgage, Inc. until it was acquired in 2016. Prior to joining Falconhead, Mr. Christopoul was President and Chief Executive Officer of Resources Connection, Inc., a multi-national professional services firm; prior thereto, he was an independent member on Resources’ board of directors.

Chair of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Timothy (Tim) Jahnke, Director

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Director Since 2022

Mr. Jahnke previously served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Elkay Manufacturing Company from February 2020 through June 2022, as President and CEO from December 2007 through October 2019 and as interim President and CEO from February through June 2022, until the time of Elkay’s merger with the Company. Prior to joining Elkay, Mr. Jahnke was employed by Newell Brands, a marketer and manufacturer of branded consumer products, from 1986 to November 2007. At Newell, Mr. Jahnke initially served as Manager, Director and VP Human Resources – Newell Window Furnishing. He was progressively promoted to a series of roles within Newell’s divisions including Vice President – Human Resources – Intercraft and Sanford Corp.; President, Anchor Hocking Specialty Glass; Chief Human Resources Officer, Newell Rubbermaid and Group President, Home & Family Products Group. He served as a director of Elkay Manufacturing Company from 2008 to the time of Elkay’s acquisition by the Company. He is also an Advisor to the Board of Directors of Wahl Clipper Company, and a Board member of Elkay Interior Systems, Inc., and Your 6, both of which are privately owned businesses

David C. Longren, Director

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Director since 2016

Mr. Longren is a retired Senior Vice President of Polaris Industries, Inc., a designer, engineer and manufacturer of off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and small vehicles, a position he held from 2015 until 2016. 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 Senior Vice President, Engineering and Marketing at Blount Sporting Equipment Group.

Chair of the Sustainability Committee
Member of the Sustainability Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Emma M. McTague, Director

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Director since 2023

Ms. McTague has served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Human  Resources  Officer  of  Oshkosh  Corporation  (“Oshkosh”)  (NYSE: OSK), an industrial technology company and manufacturer that innovates purpose-built vehicles and equipment, since February 2021. Ms. McTague previously served as vice president of global human resources for Oshkosh’s Access segment from 2015 to 2021. Before joining Oshkosh, Ms. McTague worked with Hershey Foods as a senior director and at GE Water & Process Technologies in several human resources positions of increasing responsibility. Ms. McTague is a member of the Executive Advisory Board for West Virginia University’s Master of Science in Human Resource Management program. 

Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

George C. Moore, Director

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Director since 2015

Mr. Moore has served as a director of: IPS Corporation, a provider of solvent cements and adhesives for residential, commercial and industrial use, as well as plumbing and roofing products, since 2017, and Executive Chairman since 2021; Cypress Performance Group LLC, the parent holding company of Encapsys, LLC and IPS Corporation, since 2017; and CP Atlas Parent Holdings, L.P. (aka American Bath Group), a bathware manufacturer, since 2021. Mr. Moore served as a director of Encapsys, LLC, a provider of custom microencapsulation services for use in the building and construction, paper, bedding, and personal and household care industries, from 2015 until 2021; Culligan International Company, a provider of residential, office, commercial and industrial water treatment products and services, from 2018 until 2021; Industrial Container Services, LLC, a provider of reusable container solutions, from 2017 until 2018; Wastequip, Inc., a leading manufacturer of waste handling and recycling equipment in North America, from 2012 until 2018; and Pro Mach, Inc., a provider of integrated packaging and processing products and solutions, from 2015 until 2018. Mr. Moore previously served in various capacities with Zurn from 2006 to 2012. Prior thereto, Mr. Moore served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Maytag Corporation, a manufacturer of major appliances and household products, and as group chief financial officer and group vice president of finance at Danaher Corporation, a manufacturer of process/environmental controls and tools and components. Mr. Moore began his career at Arthur Andersen & Co., a former accounting firm. 

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Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Sustainability Committee

Rosemary M. Schooler, Director

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Director since 2019

Ms. Schooler retired in 2022 as Corporate Vice President, Global Data Center Sales for Intel Corporation (“Intel”), a designer and manufacturer of computing, networking, data storage and communications solutions, a position held since 2018. Since joining Intel in 1989, Ms. Schooler has held various leadership positions, including serving as Intel’s Corporate Vice President, Global Internet of Things (“IoT”) Sales and Marketing from 2016 to 2018, Vice President of the IoT Strategy and Technology Office from 2015 to 2016, and as Vice President and General Manager of Intel’s  of Intel’s Communications and Storage Infrastructure Group from 2012 until 2014. Ms. Schooler also serves as a director of Cloudera, Inc. 

Member of the Compensation Committee

Peggy N. Troy, Director

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Director since 2019

Ms. Troy has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin since 2009. Prior to joining Children’s Hospital, Ms. Troy served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center, both in Memphis, Tennessee, and as President of Cook Children’s Medical Center in Ft. Worth, Texas. Ms. Troy also serves on the National Board of Children’s Hospital Association and is the current chair of the Board of Directors of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center Board. Ms. Troy earned a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Marquette University and a master’s degree in Nursing from DePaul University.

Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Sustainability Committee