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Columbus McKinnon Executive Leadership Team

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David J. Wilson

President & Chief Executive Officer

David Wilson joined Columbus McKinnon Corporation on June 1, 2020, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Columbus McKinnon, Mr. Wilson served as President of Flowserve Corporation’s Pumps Division from 2018 to 2020. He joined Flowserve in 2017 as the President of Flowserve’s Industrial Products Division. Previous to Flowserve, Mr. Wilson was the President of the Industrial segment of SPX FLOW, Inc. He was with SPX Corporation, and subsequently SPX FLOW, between 1998 and 2017 and held senior leadership positions in each of the company’s operating segments, including six years in Asia while serving as the President of Asia Pacific.

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Gregory P. Rustowicz

Sr. Vice President Finance, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Gregory P. Rustowicz joined the Company in August 2011 as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer. From 2007, he was Vice President Finance and Corporate Treasurer at Momentive Performance Materials Inc. Prior to that, he spent 20 years in various financial management positions for PPG Industries, Inc., including Group CFO for the Glass, Fiber Glass and Chemicals Businesses, CFO for Transitions Optical, Inc., and Assistant Treasurer and Global Credit Director. Prior to PPG, he worked as a CPA for KPMG.

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Bert A. Brant

Sr. Vice President, Global Manufacturing

Bert A. Brant joined the Company in February 2018 as Vice President Global Manufacturing Operations. Prior to that, he was SVP, Global Operations for Colfax Fluid Handling, a division of Colfax Corporation. Prior to joining Colfax in 2014, he led operations in the U.S., Mexico and Canada for Apex Tool Group.

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Appal Chintapalli

President, EMEA & APAC

Appal Chintapalli joined Columbus McKinnon in 2019. Mr. Chintapalli came to CMCO with an extensive background in technology and industrial settings and a track record of success in general management, acquisition integration, restructuring, turn-arounds, sales, marketing, new business development and strategic planning.

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Alan S. Korman

Sr. Vice President Corporate Development, General Counsel & Secretary

Alan S. Korman joined the Company in January 2011 as General Counsel and Assistant Secretary. In July 2011, he was elected VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and in 2015, he assumed the role of Corporate Development. From 1994 until January 2011, he served in various senior executive positions of responsibility at Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc., including Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, and President of Pentron Ceramics, Inc.

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Mark Paradowski

Sr. Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

Mark Paradowski joined the Company in 1997 as a Technical Manager. In August 2013, he was named Vice President Information Services. Prior to that, he served as Director Global Information Systems after having served as Director Information Services. Before joining the company, Mr. Paradowski held various positions with Oracle Corporation and Electronic Data Systems (EDS).

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Mario Ramos

Sr. Vice President, Global Product Development

Mario Y. Ramos joined the Company as Vice President Global Product Development in June 2018. Prior to joining Columbus McKinnon, Mario was Vice President Strategic Marketing, Product Management and Partnerships for Schneider Electric's Final Distribution line of business. Prior to that, he was Vice President Global Engineering directing a team of more than 500 R&D professionals in 16 locations across North America. Other positions at Schneider included, Director of Engineering for Low and Medium Voltage Equipment and Director Global Technology Center in Monterrey, México.

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Terry Schadeberg

President, Americas

Mr. Schadeberg joined Columbus McKinnon in 2021 through the acquisition of Dorner Mfg. Co. Prior to joining Columbus McKinnon, he served as President and CEO of Dorner. Mr. Schadeberg has over 20 years of experience in the industrial automation industry.

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Adrienne Williams

Sr. Vice President & Chief HR Officer

Adrienne Williams joined the Company as Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in June 2021. Ms. Williams joins Columbus McKinnon following a 15-year career at Compass Group North America, where she held roles of increasing scope and responsibility throughout her tenure. Her most recent role was Vice President, Inclusion & Human Resources. Previous roles included Senior Director, Human Resources and Director, Human Resources. Prior to Compass Group, she served as Director of Human Resources at Liberty Commons for three years. Ms. Williams received her Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree from Montreat College and her bachelor’s degree from Johnson C. Smith University.