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Patrick J. McHale
President and Chief Executive Officer

Patrick J. McHale
President and Chief Executive Officer

Patrick J. McHale is President and Chief Executive Officer, a position he has held since June 2007. He served as Vice President and General Manager, Lubrication Equipment Division from June 2003 to June 2007. He was Vice President, Manufacturing and Distribution Operations from April 2001 to June 2003. He served as Vice President, Contractor Equipment Division from February 2000 to March 2001. Prior t... 

David M. Ahlers
Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications

David Ahlers
Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications

David M. Ahlers became Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications in April 2010. From September 2008 until April 2010, he served as the Company's Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to joining Graco, he held various human resource officer and management positions, including, most recently, Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Managing Director ... 

Caroline M. Chambers
Vice President, Corporate Controller and Information Systems

Caroline M. Chambers
Vice President, Corporate Controller and Information Systems

Caroline M. Chambers became Vice President, Corporate Controller and Information Systems in December 2013 and has served as the Company's principal accounting officer since September 2007. From April 2009 to December 2013 she was Vice President and Corporate Controller. She served as Vice President and Controller from December 2006 to April 2009. She se... 

Mark D. Eberlein
Vice President and General Manager, Process Division

Mark D. Eberlein
Vice President and General Manager, Process Division

Mark D. Eberlein is Vice President and General Manager, Process Division, a position he has held since January 2013. From November 2008 to December 2012, he was Director, Business Development, Industrial Products Division. He was Director, Manufacturing Operations, Industrial Products Division from January to October 2008. From 2001 to 2008, he was Manufacturing Operati... 

Karen Park Gallivan
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Karen Park Gallivan
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Karen Park Gallivan became Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in September 2005. She was Vice President, Human Resources from January 2003 to September 2005. Prior to joining Graco, she was Vice President of Human Resources and Communications at Syngenta Seeds, Inc., from January 1999 to January 2003. From 1988 through January 1999, she was the general counsel of Nova... 

Dale D. Johnson
President, Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division

Dale D. Johnson
President, Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division

Dale D. Johnson became became President, Worldwide Contractor Equipment Division in February 2017. From April 2001 through January 2017, he served as Vice President and General Manager, Contractor Equipment Division in April 2001. From January 2000 through March 2001, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. From December 1996 to January 2000, he was Vice Pr... 

Jeffrey P. Johnson
Vice President and General Manager, EMEA

Jeffrey P. Johnson
Vice President and General Manager, EMEA

Jeffrey P. Johnson became Vice President and General Manager, EMEA, in January 2013. From February 2008 to December 2012 he was Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific. He served as Director of Sales and Marketing, Applied Fluid Technologies Division, from June 2006 until February 2008. Prior to joining Graco, he held various sales and marketing positions, including, most... 

David M. Lowe
Executive Vice President, Industrial Products Division

David M. Lowe
Executive Vice President, Industrial Products Division

David M. Lowe became Executive Vice President, Industrial Products Division in April 2012. From February 2005 to April 2012, he was Vice President and General Manager, Industrial Products Division. He was Vice President and General Manager, European Operations from September 1999 to February 2005. Prior to becoming Vice President, Lubrication Equipment Division in December 19... 

Bernard J. Moreau
Vice President and General Manager, South and Central America

Bernard J. Moreau
Vice President and General Manager, South and Central America

Bernard J. Moreau is Vice President and General Manager, South and Central America, a position he has held since January 2013. From November 2003 to December 2012, he was Sales & Marketing Director, EMEA, Industrial/Automotive Equipment Division. From January 1997 to October 2003, he was Sales Manager, Middle East, Africa and East Europe. Prior to 1997, h... 

Peter J. O'Shea
Vice President and General Manager, Lubrication Equipment Division

Peter J. O'Shea
Vice President and General Manager, Lubrication Equipment Division

Peter J. O'Shea became Vice President and General Manager, Lubrication Equipment Division in January 2016. From December 2012 to December 2015, he was Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific. From January 2012 until December 2012, he was Director of Sales & Marketing, Industrial Products Division, and from 2008 to 2012, he was Direct... 

Charles L. Rescorla
Vice President, Corporate Manufacturing, Distribution Operations and Corporate Development

Charles L. Rescorla
Vice President, Corporate Manufacturing, Distribution Operations and Corporate Development

Charles L. Rescorla became Vice President, Corporate Manufacturing, Distribution Operations and Corporate Development in December 2013. From June 2011 to December 2013, he was Vice President, Corporate Manufacturing, Information Systems and Distribution Operations. He served as Vice President, Manufacturing and Distri... 

Christian E. Rothe
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Christian E. Rothe
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Christian E. Rothe became Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in September 2015. He joined the Company as Vice President and Treasurer in 2011. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Rothe served in a number of finance roles of increasing responsibility with Gardner Denver, Inc., including Vice President, Treasurer; Vice President—Finance, Industrial Products Group; and Director, S... 

Mark W. Sheahan
Vice President and General Manager, Applied Fluid Technologies Division

Mark W. Sheahan
Vice President and General Manager, Applied Fluid Technologies Division

Mark W. Sheahan became Vice President and General Manager, Applied Fluid Technologies Division in February 2008. He served as Chief Administrative Officer from September 2005 until February 2008, and was Vice President and Treasurer from December 1998 to September 2005. Prior to becoming Treasurer in December 1996, he was Manager, Treasury Services, w... 

Brian J. Zumbolo
Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific

Brian J. Zumbolo
Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific

Brian J. Zumbolo became Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific in January 2016. From July 2007 to December 2015, he was Vice President and General Manager, Lubrication Equipment Division. He was Director of Sales and Marketing, Lubrication Equipment and Applied Fluid Technologies, Asia Pacific, from November 2006 through July 2007. From February 2005 to November...