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Donaldson announces officer changes and Board of Director appointment

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World-leading filtration systems specialist Donaldson Company, Inc. has announced a number of officer changes effective April 1st.

Charles J. McMurray, 60, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, retires after 33 distinguished years of service. Working at Donaldson since 1980, McMurray has held key management roles in the Company's operations in the US and Europe and with the Company's joint venture with Caterpillar. 

CEO Bill Cook said Charlie has been a key leader in building the Company's outstanding track record. He thanked him for his dedication to the Company’s interests and his steadfast commitment to operational excellence, which will be among the many hallmarks of his Donaldson legacy.

Tod E. Carpenter, 54 has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors and promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) from his current role as Senior Vice President, Engine Products. Joining Donaldson in 1996, he has held a number of positions including General Manager of Gas Turbine Systems, Vice President of Industrial Filtration Solutions, and Vice President, Europe and Middle East, before assuming his current role. 

According to Bill Cook, Tod brings a wealth of general management and global leadership experience to his new role, along with an impressive track-record of driving strategic growth initiatives, launching innovative proprietary products, and strengthening relationships with their key global customers.

Thomas R. Scalf, 47, is promoted to Senior Vice President, Engine Products, from his current role as Vice President of Global Industrial Air Filtration. Scalf joined Donaldson in 1989 and has held a number of key roles including Plant Manager in the US and Europe, Director of Operations, and General Manager in the Exhaust and Emissions, Industrial Air Filtration, and Industrial Filtration Solutions businesses.

Jeffrey E. Spethmann, 49, is appointed Vice President, Global Industrial Air Filtration. Currently the Vice President of Donaldson’s Exhaust and Emissions business unit, Spethmann's prior Donaldson experience included a variety of engineering and technology positions.

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