|Mitchell I. Quain|
Chairman of the Board
Mitchell I. Quain has served as Chairman of the Board since October 2006, and has served on the Board since 1999. He currently serves on the Compensation and Retirement Plan Committees, and serves as the Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Quain serves as a Senior Advisor at The Carlyle Group, a private investment firm. During 2011, he was a Partner of One Equity Partners LLC, a private equity investment firm. From 2008 to 2010, he was a Managing Director of ACI Capital Co., LLC, a private equity firm. From 2001 to 2003, he served as Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at ABN AMRO, a global full service wholesale and retail bank. Prior to that, he served as Global Head of Industrial Manufacturing and of its banking business. From early 1997 until its acquisition by ING Barings, Mr. Quain was an Executive Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors and of the Management Committee of Furman Selz, an international financial services and investment banking firm. Prior to joining Furman Selz, Mr. Quain was a Partner with Wertheim & Company, Inc., an investor relations and communications company. He is a former Director of Heico Corporation and Handy & Harman Ltd. Mr. Quain’s qualifications as a Chartered Financial Analyst ®, and extensive investment management experience combined with industrial manufacturing expertise provides a unique resource to the Board with his understanding of the operational, financial and strategic issues the Company faces. Mr. Quain serves on the boards of Astro Med, Inc., a manufacturer of printers and data acquisition systems, Hardinge Inc., a machine tool manufacturer and RBC Bearings Incorporated, a manufacturer of bearings.