Helen W. Cornell
Hillenbrand Chairperson; Chairperson of the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee
Ms. Cornell has served as a director of the Company since August 2011. She recently retired as President and CEO (since December 2015) of the privately-owned Owensboro Grain Company (grain and soybean products), where she also served as Chair of the Board and Chair of the Executive Committee. She is also a director of the privately-owned Dot Family Holdings, LLC (formerly Dot Foods, Inc.) (a food distributor), where she is a member of the Compensation Committee and Chair of the Audit Committee. In October 2018, Ms. Cornell joined the Board of Trustees of Brescia University, where she is a member of the Finance Committee. In November 2010, Ms. Cornell retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gardner Denver, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of compressors, blowers, pumps, loading arms, and fuel systems for various industrial, medical, environmental, transportation, and process applications. During her 22-year tenure with Gardner Denver, Inc., Ms. Cornell served in various operating and financial roles, including Vice President and General Manager of the Fluid Transfer Division and Vice President of Strategic Planning. Until December 2016, Ms. Cornell served on the Board of Directors of Alamo Group, Inc. (agriculture and other equipment), where she was Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee.
Kimberly (Kim) Ryan
President and Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Ryan has served as a director and as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since December 2021. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Ryan was the Company’s Executive Vice President, beginning in June 2021. Prior to that role, she served as President of the Company’s Coperion business beginning in September 2015, also overseeing Hillenbrand’s Rotex business during part of that period. She previously served as President of Batesville beginning in April 2011, at which time she was also named a Senior Vice President of Hillenbrand. Ms. Ryan began her career with Batesville in 1989, holding positions of increasing responsibility within Batesville and the Company’s former parent in finance, strategy, operations, logistics, and information technology.
Since 2014, Ms. Ryan has also served on the Board of Directors of Kimball International, Inc., a public manufacturing company, including as a member of the Audit Committee. She also served as Board Chair from November 2018 to October 2021. She served on the Board of Directors of Conexus Indiana from December 2018 to July 2021.
Stuart A. Taylor II
Chairperson of Mergers and Acquisitions Committee; Chief Executive Officer, The Taylor Group LLC
Mr. Taylor has served as a director of the Company since September 2008. Since 2001, Mr. Taylor has been the Chief Executive Officer of The Taylor Group LLC, a private equity firm focused on creating and acquiring businesses. He has previously held positions as Senior Managing Director at Bear, Stearns & Co. and Managing Director of CIBC World Markets and head of its Global Automotive Group and Capital Goods Group. He also served as Managing Director of the Automotive Industry Group at Bankers Trust following a ten-year position in corporate finance at Morgan Stanley & Co. Mr. Taylor has been a member of the Board of Directors of Ball Corporation (a diversified manufacturer) since 1999, where he currently serves as lead independent director (since April 2019) and Chair of the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of Wabash National Corporation, a provider of engineered solutions for the transportation, logistics and distribution industries, since August 2019, and serves on the Audit and Compensation Committees. In addition, in October 2020, Mr. Taylor was appointed to the board of directors of Solenis LLC, a global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, where he serves on the Compensation Committee. Mr. Taylor was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Essendant Inc. formerly known as United Stationers Inc., a wholesale distributor of business products, from 2011 until its sale to Staples Inc. in January 2019.
Neil S. Novich
Chairperson of Audit Committee
Mr. Novich has served as a director of the Company since February 2010. He is the former Chair and President and Chief Executive Officer of Ryerson, Inc., a global metals distributor and fabricator. Mr. Novich joined Ryerson in 1994 as Chief Operating Officer and was named President and CEO in 1995. He served on the Board of Ryerson from 1994 until 2007, adding Chair to his title in 1999. He remained Chair and CEO until 2007, when the company was sold. Prior to his time at Ryerson, Mr. Novich spent 13 years with Bain & Company, an international management consulting firm, where he spent several years as a partner. He currently serves on the Boards of Beacon Roofing Supply (a distributor of residential and non-residential roofing materials), where he chairs the Compensation Committee; and W.W. Grainger, Inc. (an industrial supply company), where he is a member of the Audit Committee and Board Affairs and Nominating Committee. He is also a member of the Cyber Security Ad Hoc Committee. Mr. Novich is also a trustee of the Field Museum of National History and life trustee of Children’s Home & Aid in Chicago and is a member of the Executive Council of American Securities, a private equity fund. Mr. Novich previously served on the Board of Directors of Analog Devices, Inc. from 2008 until 2020, where he was the Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
Joy M. Greenway
Retired Executive Director of Global Business Solutions, General Motors
Ms. Greenway has served as a director of the Company since February 2013. She is the former Executive Director of Global Business Solutions at General Motors (automobiles), a position she held from September 2018 until March 2020. Ms. Greenway joined General Motors in June 2014 as Chief Financial Officer of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain, and in May 2017, she was named the Executive Director, Transformation, Global Business Services of General Motors. Prior to that, she served as Senior Vice President for Visteon Corporation (a Tier 1 automotive systems supplier), where she held a variety of positions from 2000 until 2013. Prior to joining Visteon, Ms. Greenway was employed as the Director, Manufacturing for United Technologies Corporation, a diversified aerospace and building company. Before United Technologies Corporation, Ms. Greenway was employed by GE Industrial Power Systems as a Materials Manager and served in various management positions at GE Aerospace/Martin Marietta. In October 2020, Ms. Greenway joined the Board of Directors of Electricfil Corporation, a privately owned company with headquarters in France, specializing in the design and manufacture of sensors and actuators for powertrain and transmissions, and served as senior advisor to the CEO from October 2020 until October 2021.
Chairperson of Compensation and Management Development Committee; Retired Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific and Africa Region, AGCO Corporation
Mr. Collar has served as a director of the Company since May 2015. From January 2012 until his retirement in October 2021, he served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Asia Pacific and Africa (APA) region for AGCO Corporation (“AGCO”), a world leader in the development, manufacture, and marketing of agricultural machinery and solutions. In connection with this role, he also served on the Board of Directors of Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited, an Indian tractor manufacturer and an investment of AGCO (from 2012–2021), and on the Global Board of Directors of AGCO Finance, Incorporated, a joint venture between AGCO and De Lage Landen Financial Services, which provides retail and wholesale financing services to AGCO customers globally (from 2016–2021). Previously he served as AGCO’s Senior Vice President and General Manager of Europe, Africa, Middle East, Australia and New Zealand from 2004 to December 2011. Prior to that appointment, Mr. Collar was Vice President of Market Development, Worldwide for the Challenger Division, after joining AGCO in 2002.
Mr. Collar previously held various senior management positions within several divisions at ZF Friedrichshaven A.G. between 1994 and 2002. These assignments included President and CEO of the company’s joint venture producing steering systems for the North American automotive market, and Vice President, Business Development for the automotive group. Prior to this, he was employed by Caterpillar Incorporated.
Daniel C. Hillenbrand
Founder and Managing Partner, Clear Water Capital Partners, LLC
Mr. Hillenbrand has served as a director of the Company since May 2018. Mr. Hillenbrand is the Founder and Managing Partner of Clear Water Capital Partners, LLC, a private venture capital firm, a position he has held since 2010. Since 2002, he has also been the Managing Partner of Generations, L.P., an investment management company, as well as the Managing Partner of Legacy Company, a real estate investment company. Mr. Hillenbrand previously served as Chair of the Board (2004-2019) and President and Chief Executive Officer (2005-2007) of Nambé, LLC, a leading international high-end consumer products company, as well as Vice Chair of the Board of Pri Pak, Inc., a provider of name-brand and private label contract beverage manufacturing services, from 2009-2017. He also previously held various leadership roles at Able Manufacturing and Assembly, LLC, a manufacturing company with platforms in metal fabrication, fiberglass composites, and plastic thermoform manufacturing, including as Chair of the Board (2002-2021), President (2013-2014), and Chief Executive Officer (2002-2007 and 2013-2019).
Prior to that, Mr. Hillenbrand served in various roles with increasing leadership responsibility at Wealthsense, Inc., Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (the Company’s former parent), Abbott Laboratories, and Batesville Casket Company, Inc.
Jennifer W. Rumsey
President and COO, Cummins, Inc.
Ms. Rumsey has served as a director of the Company since August 2020. Ms. Rumsey is currently President and Chief Operating Officer of Cummins, Inc. (“Cummins”), which designs, manufactures, and sells a portfolio of innovative products, including components, engines, power generation, and digital solutions. Prior to Ms. Rumsey’s election to this role in March 2021, she served as Vice President and President, Components Business Segment from October 2019 until March 2021. Prior to that, Ms. Rumsey served as Vice President, Chief Technical Officer of Cummins, from October 2015 until October 2019. Since November 2000, Ms. Rumsey has held various technical roles in research, technology, and product development and other positions of increasing responsibility at Cummins.
Ms. Rumsey currently serves as a member of the Purdue College of Engineering Advisory Council (since October 2016). She previously served as a member of the United States Department of Energy Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Advisory Council (November 2019 until January 2021). Ms. Rumsey holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is Six Sigma certified.
Dennis W. Pullin
President and CEO of Virtua Health
Mr. Pullin has served as a director of the Company since May 2021. Mr. Pullin is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Virtua Health, a not-for-profit integrated health system in New Jersey. Prior to joining Virtua Health, Mr. Pullin served from 2009 to 2017 as President of MedStar Harbor Hospital and Senior Vice President of MedStar Health. Prior to leading MedStar Harbor, Mr. Pullin was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. from 2006 to 2009. Prior to this role, Mr. Pullin held other leadership positions in hospitals, academic medical centers, physician group practices, and private industry.
Mr. Pullin is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has served on the New Jersey Hospital Association Board of Trustees since 2019 and the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey Board of Directors since 2018.
Group General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Infosys Ltd.
Ms. Sawhney has served as a director of the Company since June 2021. Ms. Sawhney has been Group General Counsel and the Chief Compliance Officer of Infosys Ltd., a global leader in next-generation digital services since July 2017. Prior to joining Infosys, she worked from October 2011 to June 2017 as General Counsel of Wipro Limited, a large IT service company, and at The Chugh Firm, a private law firm, beginning in 1997 until October 2011, with her last position being as Managing Partner of the Silicon Valley office.
Ms. Sawhney also sits on the National Advisory Council of SABANA (South Asian Bar Association of North America), an organization of which she was President from 2008-2009.