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Edward Monser

St. Louis, Missouri

Mr. Monser began his engineering career in 1981. He served as President, from 2010 to 2018, and Chief Operating Officer, from 2001 to 2015, at Emerson Electric Co., a global technology and engineering company. At Emerson, he helped drive the company's international growth. Mr. Monser retired as President of Emerson in October 2018.

Mr. Monser is the lead director of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. and a member of its Management Development and Compensation Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He sits on the board of Seyer Industries, as well as Vertiv Holdings Co. as a member of its Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Monser was previously President and Executive Vice President of Rosemount Inc. He is a former member of the Advisory Economic Development Board for China's Guangdong province, and is a past board member and past vice-chairman of the U.S.-China Business Council. He was also active in promoting international understanding and trade as a former member and vice-chairman of the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum.

An advocate for lifelong learning, and a former high school teacher, Mr. Monser lends his time and expertise to a number of educational, civic and charitable organizations.

Mr. Monser holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Education from Eastern Michigan University and is an alumnus of the executive education program at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.

*Member of the Audit and Finance Committee and the Management Resources and Compensation Committee.