GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP

GOVERNANCE & LEADERSHIP

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE HIGHLIGHTS

 Annual Election of Directors ✔️
 Lead Independent Director ✔️
 Non-Employee Director Independence 100%
 Committee Independence 100%
 Independent Director Gender Diversity 29%
 New Directors Since 2018 3
 Number of Financial Experts 4

 

Executive Sessions of the Board ✔️
Over Boarding Policy ✔️
Mandatory Board Retirement Age ✔️
Board & Committee Self-Evaluations ✔️
Board Member Candidate Guidelines ✔️
Stock Ownership Guidelines for Directors ✔️
Strategy, Environmental & Risk Management Oversight ✔️

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

JeffGorman_sm
Jeffrey S. Gorman

Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer
The Gorman-Rupp Company

AnnHarlan_sm
M. Ann Harlan, Esq.

Lead Director
Retired Vice President and General Counsel
The J.M. Smucker Company

DonaldBullock_sm
Donald H. Bullock Jr.

Retired Senior Vice President
of Investor Relations
Eaton Corporation

ScottKing_sm
Scott A. King

President and Chief Operating Officer
 The Gorman-Rupp Company

ChristopherLake_sm
Christopher H. Lake

President and
Chief Operating Officer
SRI Quality System Registrar

SonjaMcClelland_sm
Sonja K. McClelland

Executive Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and
Chief Financial Officer
Hurco Companies, Inc.

VincentPetrella_sm
Vincent K. Petrella

Retired Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.

KennethReynolds_sm
Kenneth R. Reynolds

Retired Executive Vice President and Treasurer
Ariel Corporation

RickTaylor_sm
Rick R. Taylor

President
Jay Industries, Inc.

BOARD COMMITTEES

  Audit
Committee
Compensation
Committee
Governance and
Nominating
Committee
Donald H. Bullock Jr. ✔️   Chair
M. Ann Harlan   ✔️  
Christopher H. Lake   ✔️ ✔️
Sonja K. McClelland Chair ✔️  
Vincent K. Petrella ✔️ Chair  
Kenneth R. Reynolds ✔️   ✔️
Rick R. Taylor     ✔️
 Number of Meetings 6 5 5
  Audit
Committee
Compensation
Committee
Governance &
Nominating
Committee
Donald H. Bullock Jr. ✔️   Chair
M. Ann Harlan   ✔️  
Christopher H. Lake   ✔️ ✔️
Sonja K. McClelland Chair ✔️  
Vincent K. Petrella ✔️ Chair  
Kenneth R. Reynolds ✔️   ✔️
Rick R. Taylor     ✔️
Number of Meetings 6 5 5
AuditCommitteeCharter2020
Audit Committee Charter
CompensationCommitteeCharter2021
Compensation
Committee Charter
GovernanceNominatingCommitteeCharter
Governance & Nominating Committee Charter
(with attached Corporate Governance Guidelines)

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

JeffGorman_sm
Jeffrey S. Gorman
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
ScottKing_sm
Scott A. King
President & Chief Operating Officer
JamesKerr_sm
James C. Kerr
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
BridgetteBurnell_sm

Brigette A. Burnell
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

CORPORATE OFFICERS

AngelaMorehead_sm
Angela M. Morehead
Treasurer & Assistant Secretary
BarbaraWoodward_sm
Barbara A. Woodman
Vice President, Human Resources
PatrickWischmeier_sm
D. Patrick Wischmeier
Vice President, Information Technology

GOVERNANCE DOCUMENTS

CodeOfEthics
Code of Ethics
HumanRightsPolicy
Human Rights Policy
SupplierCodeOfConduct
Supplier Code of
Conduct
ConflictMineralsPolicy
Conflict Minerals
Policy
ConflictMineralsReport-SD
Conflict Minerals
Report - SD
CaliforniaTransparencyInSupplyChainsPolicy
State of California
Transparency in
Supply Chains
Policy

CONTACT THE BOARD

Interested parties desiring to communicate concerns regarding the Company to the Lead Independent Director or to the Non-Employee Directors as a group may direct correspondence to: Ms. M. Ann Harlan, Lead Independent Director, The Gorman-Rupp Company Board of Directors, The Gorman-Rupp Company, PO Box 1217, Mansfield, OH 44901-1217.
Alternatively, interested parties who wish to communicate with an
individual director or any group of directors may write to such director(s) at The Gorman-Rupp Company, PO Box 1217, Mansfield, OH 44901-1217, Attn: Corporate Secretary. All such letters will be forwarded promptly to the relevant director(s).