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Rexnord Corporation Names Paul Jones to Its Board of Directors

December 10, 2014

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 10, 2014-- Rexnord Corporation (NYSE: RXN) today announced that Paul W. Jones will join the Company’s Board of Directors effective December 10, 2014. Mr. Jones will also serve on the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.

Mr. Jones is the retired 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, from 1998 to 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Jones held various roles, including as president and chief executive officer, at Greenfield Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of cutting tools and other material removal products, from 1989 to 1998. Mr. Jones currently serves as a director of A.O. Smith, Federal Signal Corporation and Integrys Energy Group, Inc. Mr. Jones also previously served as a director of Bucyrus International, Inc.

George M. Sherman, Rexnord’s Non-Executive Chairman, stated: “We are very pleased to have Paul join our Board. He is an exceptional leader who brings broad global experience and strategic insight, as well as an outstanding track record of performance. I am confident that Paul’s knowledge and experience will assist the Board and the Rexnord management team in executing Rexnord’s long-term growth plans and driving shareholder value.”

About Rexnord    

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rexnord is comprised of two strategic platforms, Process & Motion Control and Water Management, with approximately 7,400 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

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Statements

Information in this release may involve outlook, expectations, beliefs, plans, intentions, strategies or other statements regarding the future, which are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. All forward-looking statements included in this release are based upon information available to Rexnord Corporation as of the date of the release, and Rexnord Corporation assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. The statements in this release are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results could differ materially from current expectations. Numerous factors could cause or contribute to such differences. Please refer to “Risk Factors” and “Cautionary Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” in the Company’s Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014 as well as the Company’s annual, quarterly and current reports filed on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a further discussion of the factors and risks associated with the business.

Source: Rexnord Corporation

Rexnord Corporation
Rob McCarthy, 414-643-3739
Vice President – Investor Relations

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