Directors

Directors

  • Todd A. Adams

    Rexnord President and Chief Executive Officer
    Director since 2009 
    In addition to serving as a director, Mr. Adams is our President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Adams joined us 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. and Generac Holdings Inc.  
  • Paul W. Jones

    Non-Executive Chairman

    Director since 2014 
    Mr. Jones has served as the Non-Executive Chairman of Rexnord since 2015.  He retired in 2014 as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of A.O. Smith Corporation, a manufacturer of water heating and water treatment systems. Prior to joining A.O. Smith in 2004, Mr. Jones was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Can Company, Inc., a leading provider of containers for personal care, household, paint and industrial products. Mr. Jones previously held various roles, including President and Chief Executive Officer, at Greenfield Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of cutting tools and other material removal products. Mr. Jones currently serves as a director of A.O. Smith and Federal Signal Corporation, where he chairs the nominating and governance committee and is a member of the compensation and benefits committee.  Mr. Jones previously served as a director of WEC Energy Group, Inc., where he was a member of the audit and oversight committee, until his retirement from its board in December 2017, and as a director of Integrys Energy Group, Inc., where he chaired its financial committee and was a member of its audit committee, until its acquisition by WEC Energy Group in 2015. 

  • Mark S. Bartlett

    Director

    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 a 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 and chairman of the audit committee of WillScot Corporation and as a director and member of the audit committee of FTI Consulting, Inc. 

    Financial Expert
  • Thomas D. Christopoul

    Director
    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. 
  • Theodore (Ted) D. Crandall

    Director
    Director since 2015 
    Mr. Crandall has served as the Senior Vice President, Control Products and Solutions of Rockwell Automation, Inc., a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions, since 2017.  He previously served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Rockwell from 2007 to 2017.  Prior thereto, Mr. Crandall served in various capacities at Rockwell and related companies, including previous service as Senior Vice President, Control Products and Solutions and as Senior Vice President of its Component & Packaged Applications Group.  Mr. Crandall serves on the board of governors of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. 
    Financial Expert
  • George C. Moore

    Director
    Director since 2015 
    Mr. Moore has served as a director of: Wastequip, Inc., a leading manufacturer of waste handling and recycling equipment in North America, since 2012; Pro Mach, Inc., a provider of integrated packaging and processing products and solutions, since 2015; Encapsys, LLC, a provider of custom microencapsulation services for use in the building and construction, paper, bedding, and personal and household care industries, since 2015; and Industrial Container Services, LLC, a provider of reusable container solutions, since 2017. Mr. Moore previously served in various capacities with Rexnord from 2006 to 2012, including as our Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to 2008, and as our acting CFO for portions of 2009 and 2010. Mr. Moore previously 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. 
    Financial Expert
  • David C. Longren

    Director
    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.  
  • John M. Stropki

    Director
    Director since 2014 
    Mr. Stropki is the retired Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., a global manufacturer of welding, cutting and brazing products. Mr. Stropki served for more than 40 years in a variety of progressively more responsible roles at Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., including as its Chairman, CEO and President from 2004 to 2012 and its Executive Chairman until 2013. Mr. Stropki currently serves as a director of The Sherwin-Williams Company (including as lead director and a member of its compensation and management development committee and its nominating and corporate governance committee) and Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (including as a member of its compensation committee and its nominating and corporate governance committee). 
  • John S. Stroup

    Director
    Director since 2008 
        Mr. Stroup is currently President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as a director, of Belden Inc., a company that designs, manufactures, and markets cable, connectivity, and networking products in markets including industrial enterprise, broadcast and network security. Prior to joining Belden in 2005, Mr. Stroup was employed by Danaher Corporation, a manufacturer of process/environmental controls and tools and components. At Danaher, Mr. Stroup initially served as Vice President, Business Development. He was promoted to President of a division of Danaher’s Motion Group and later to Group Executive of the Motion Group. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Marketing and General Manager with Scientific Technologies Inc. 
  • Robin A. Walker-Lee

    Director
    Director since 2015 
        Ms. Walker-Lee is the retired Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., a leader in automotive safety systems. Ms. Walker-Lee was with TRW Automotive from 2010 until her retirement in 2015. Prior to joining TRW Automotive, she served as Assistant General Counsel of Operations for General Motors Company (together with its predecessor General Motors Corporation, “GM”), an automobile manufacturer, and as General Counsel and Vice President of Public Policy for GM – Latin America, Africa and Middle East; she also served on special assignment to the General Counsel of GM during its bankruptcy restructuring