|David A. Bloss, Sr.|
David A. Bloss, Sr. has served on the Board since April 2008. He currently serves on the Audit, Nominating and Corporate Governance and Retirement Plan Committees, and serves as the Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Bloss retired as director and Chairman of the Board of CIRCOR International, Inc., a fluid control valve manufacturer, effective March 1, 2009. He retired as CIRCOR’s Chief Executive Officer in 2008, a position he held since 1999, when CIRCOR was spun off from Watts Industries, Inc. Prior to joining Watts, Mr. Bloss served as President of the superabrasives division of Norton Company and as Director of Corporate Planning and Development for Cooper Industries. He also held positions at Clark Equipment Company and Price Waterhouse & Co. Mr. Bloss’ career and experience as a CEO and President of manufacturing companies combined with extensive corporate planning, mergers and acquisitions and business integration skills allow him to provide the Board with extensive insights into a variety of corporate issues and challenges. Mr. Bloss serves on the board of Xerium Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of consumable products for industrial applications.