Board of Directors

Board of Directors

  • Mark A. Beck

    Mark A. Beck served as President and Chief Executive Officer of JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. (JELD-WEN), one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, from November 2015 to February 2018, and was a director of JELD-WEN from May 2016 to February 2018. Prior to JELD-WEN, Mr. Beck served as an Executive Vice President at Danaher Corporation, leading Danaher’s water quality and dental programs, beginning in April 2014. Before that, he spent 18 years with Corning Incorporated in a series of management positions, culminating in his appointment as Executive Vice President overseeing Corning’s environmental technologies and life science units in July 2012. Mr. Beck received a bachelor of arts degree in business management from Pacific University and a master of business administration degree from Harvard University.
    Independent Director
  • Mark A. Buthman

    Mark A. Buthman retired from Kimberly-Clark Corporation as of January 2016 after 33 years of service. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Kimberly-Clark from January 2003 through April 2015. As Chief Financial Officer, his scope of responsibility included finance and investor relations, real estate, global procurement, shared services and information technology services. Mr. Buthman joined Kimberly-Clark in 1982 and over his career he held a wide range of leadership roles in financial analysis and business support, mergers and acquisitions, and operations management. Mr. Buthman holds a BA in Finance from the University of Iowa and is a director of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
    Independent Director
  • William M. Cook

    William Cook serves as the lead director of the board. Mr. Cook held the chairman of the board position for Donaldson Company, Inc. from 2009 to April of 2016 and retired as the president and chief executive officer of Donaldson in April of 2015. During his 35 years at Donaldson, he served in several senior executive positions and developed strong business and organizational leadership skills. Currently, Mr. Cook is a director of Neenah Paper, Inc. He earned a bachelor of science in business administration and a master of business administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    Independent Director
  • Katrina L. Helmkamp

    Katrina Helmkamp serves as chief executive officer of Cartus Corporation, the relocation services subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp., the largest full-service residential real estate services company in the United States. Previously, Ms. Helmkamp served as chief executive officer of Lenox Corporation from November 2016 to June 2018. Prior to Lenox Corporation, Ms. Helmkamp served as the chief executive officer of SVP Worldwide from 2010 through 2014, and as senior vice president, North America Product for Whirlpool Corporation from 2008 to 2010. Ms. Helmkamp has significant experience overseeing new product development and technology initiatives. In addition, she is highly knowledgeable in managing the operations and profitability of global businesses that derive a substantial portion of their revenues from outside of the United States. Ms. Helmkamp received a bachelor of science in industrial engineering and a master of business administration from Northwestern University.
    Independent Director
  • Ernest J. Mrozek

    Ernest Mrozek served as the vice chairman and chief financial officer of ServiceMaster until his retirement in March of 2008. Through over 20 years of executive experience in various senior positions in general management, operations, and finance at ServiceMaster, Mr. Mrozek developed extensive knowledge of the business services industry and gained valuable financial expertise in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining ServiceMaster in 1987, Mr. Mrozek spent 12 years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Mrozek received a bachelor of science in accountancy with honors from the University of Illinois and is a certified public accountant on inactive status. Mr. Mrozek is a director of Advanced Disposal Services Inc.
    Independent Director
  • David C. Parry

    David Parry served as vice chairman of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) from 2010 until his retirement in April of 2017. Prior to that, he served as the executive vice president of ITW with responsibility for the Polymers and Fluids Group. During 18 years of executive and management experience in various senior management positions at ITW, Mr. Parry successfully grew the operations and profitability of multiple businesses and helped ITW complete numerous acquisitions. He received a bachelor of science in chemistry, a master of science in chemistry, and a doctor of philosophy (PhD) in polymer chemistry from Victoria University of Manchester in Manchester, England.
    Independent Director
  • Livingston L. Satterthwaite

    Livingston Satterthwaite has served as President of Cummins Distribution Business, a unit of Cummins, Inc., since April 2015. Since joining Cummins in 1988, Mr. Satterthwaite has held various positions of increasing importance, including managerial and sales positions in the United Kingdom and Singapore, where he developed business leadership, sales skills, international experience, and extensive knowledge of industrial manufacturing. Mr. Satterthwaite received a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Cornell University and a masters in business administration degree from Stanford University.
    Independent Director
  • Andrew K. Silvernail

    Andrew K. Silvernail was appointed Chairman of the Board effective January 1, 2012. Mr. Silvernail has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company since August 10, 2011. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Silvernail served since January 2011 as Vice President Group Executive of the Company’s Health & Science Technologies, Global Dispensing and Fire & Safety/Diversified Products business segments. From February 2010 to December 2010, Mr. Silvernail was Vice President Group Executive of the Company’s Health & Sciences Technologies and Global Dispensing business segments. Mr. Silvernail joined IDEX in January 2009 as Vice President Group Executive of Health & Science Technologies. Mr. Silvernail received his bachelor of science degree in government from Dartmouth College and his masters of business administration degree from Harvard University. Mr. Silvernail is a director of Stryker Corporation.
    • Cynthia J. Warner

      Cynthia Warner served as executive vice president of operations for Andeavor (formerly known as Tesoro Corporation) from August of 2016 until October of 2018, when Andeavor was acquired by Marathon Petroleum Corp. Prior to that, Ms. Warner served as Andeavor’s executive vice president of strategy and business development from October of 2014 to August of 2016. Ms. Warner previously served as chairman and chief executive officer of Sapphire Energy, Inc. She joined Sapphire Energy after a 25 year career at BP and Amoco, Inc. (prior to its acquisition by BP) where she gained significant knowledge of the global energy industry and served in numerous leadership roles, including overseeing BP’s global refining business and its health safety security environment. Ms. Warner received a bachelor of engineering in chemical engineering from Vanderbilt University and master of business administration from Illinois Institute of Technology.
      Independent Director