Former Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Gardner Denver Inc.
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, and a Director, of Robbins & Myers, Inc.
Peter C. Wallace, age 61, served as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Gardner Denver Inc. from June 2014 until his retirement as of January 1, 2016. Prior to joining Gardner Denver, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer, and a Director, of Robbins & Myers, Inc., from 2004 until it was acquired in February 2013 by National Oilwell Varco, Inc. Mr. Wallace currently serves as a Director of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc., since 2005, and Rogers Corporation, since 2010. He also serves on the board of a private manufacturing firm engaged in packaging equipment and industrial markets.
Mr. Wallace has been a Director of Curtiss-Wright since 2016 and serves as a member of the Executive Compensation Committee and the Finance Committee. He possesses a wide and varied background as a senior executive in global industrial equipment manufacturing, one of the Company’s end markets. He brings to the Board the perspective of someone familiar with all facets of worldwide business operations, including the experience of leading a NYSE-listed company. This broad and extensive experience in leadership roles, along with his board experience, enhances Mr. Wallace’s contributions and values to the Company’s Board.