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Michael Hilton

Michael F. Hilton

Mr. Hilton recently retired as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN), a company that engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for precision dispensing of adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials, polymers, plastics and other materials, fluid management, test inspection, UV curing and plasma surface treatment, a position he held since 2010. During his tenure at Nordson Corporation, Mr. Hilton also served as a director. Prior to joining Nordson, Mr. Hilton was Senior Vice President and General Manager for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a global company that provides a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, and equipment and services, with specific responsibility for leading its $2 billion global Electronics and Performance Materials segment.

Mr. Hilton has served on the Board of Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) since 2012 and Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC) since 2019.

With over 30 years of global manufacturing experience, Mr. Hilton brings to the Board an intimate understanding of management, leadership, strategy development and day-to-day operations of a multinational company, including product line management, new product technology, talent development, manufacturing, distribution and other sales channels, business processes, international operations and global markets expertise. This experience makes Mr. Hilton a valued member of the Compensation and Executive Development Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Director since 2015