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Neil D. Brinker, President and Chief Executive Officer

Neil D. Brinker was named President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of Modine’s Board of Directors in December 2020.

Before joining Modine, Mr. Brinker worked for Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. as President and Chief Operating Office since May of 2020 and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since June of 2018. Mr. Brinker also spent six years with IDEX Corporation in a variety of senior leadership roles.

Mr. Brinker is also a director of Innosphere Ventures.

Mr. Brinker holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University, a Master of Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a Master of Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University.

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Eric D. Ashleman, Chief Executive Officer and President, IDEX Corporation

Eric D. Ashleman is the Chief Executive Officer & President of IDEX Corporation. IDEX Corporation is a publicly traded company engaged in the development, design, and manufacturing of fluidics systems and specialty engineered products. Prior to his current position, Mr. Ashleman served in a variety of capacities at IDEX including President and Chief Operating Officer; Vice President and Group Executive of Health & Science Technology & Fire, Safety and Diversified; Senior Vice President and Group Executive, Diversified Segment; President, Gast Manufacturing and Global Dispensing.

Prior to IDEX Corporation, Mr. Ashleman served as President of Schutt Sports, Inc. from 2006-2008. Prior to Schutt, Eric led teams within operations and general management at three business units of Danaher Corporation. In addition, Eric worked within scalable operations roles at AlliedSignal/Honeywell prior to his time at Danaher. He began his career within manufacturing at Lincoln Brass Works.

Mr. Ashleman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Master of Business Administration in Operations Management and Finance, both from the University of Michigan.

In 2021, Eric became a member of the Board of Trustees for the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI).

Mr. Ashleman joined the Modine Board of Directors in 2019.

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David G. Bills, Retired Senior Vice President – Corporate Strategy of DuPont

David G. Bills was Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy of DuPont from 2009 until he retired in 2017. Mr. Bills held a number of positions of increasing responsibilities at DuPont, including Chief Marketing and Sales Officer; President - Fluoroproducts; Vice President and General Manager - Displays; and Vice President - Corporate Planning.

Prior to DuPont, Mr. Bills was a partner in the Chicago office of McKinsey & Company, providing strategic guidance and consultation on a wide range of issues facing major industrial and technology companies.

Mr. Bills also serves on the Board of Directors at Lydall, Inc. where he is a member of the Compensation and Governance Committees. He also acts as Senior Advisor to several leading private equity firms.

Mr. Bills holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts.

Mr. Bills joined the Modine Board of Directors in 2015.

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Charles P. Cooley, Retired Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Lubrizol Corporation

Charles P. Cooley was Chief Financial Officer of The Lubrizol Corporation from 1998 until he retired in 2011 following Berkshire Hathaway's purchase of the company. Lubrizol is a specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. At Lubrizol, Mr. Cooley had global responsibility for all aspects of its finance function and also oversaw its corporate development and strategic planning activities.

Prior to joining Lubrizol, Mr. Cooley held positions of increasing responsibility in finance at Atlantic Richfield Company for 15 years, including treasury, capital markets, corporate development and operating segment financial management.

Mr. Cooley was a director of KeyCorp from 2012 to 2020 and chaired its Audit Committee.

Mr. Cooley earned his B.A. in Philosophy from Yale University and his M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Mr. Cooley joined the Modine Board of Directors in 2006.

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Dr. Suresh V. Garimella, President, University of Vermont

Dr. Suresh Garimella is the 27th President of the University of Vermont. Dr. Garimella has made seminal contributions in electronics thermal management and energy efficiency and in sustainable energy systems technology and policy, and is a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. He is a member of the National Science Board, and also serves on the research advisory board of Sandia National Laboratories.

Dr. Garimella came to Vermont from Purdue University, where he was Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships, and Director of the Cooling Technologies Research Center (1999-2019).

Dr. Garimella received his Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, his Master of Science from The Ohio State University and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, all in Mechanical Engineering.

Dr. Garimella joined the Modine Board of Directors in 2011.

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Larry O. Moore, Retired Senior Vice President, Module Centers & Operations of Pratt & Whitney

Larry O. Moore is the retired Senior Vice President, Module Centers & Operations of Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation and a manufacturer of aircraft engines. Mr. Moore has served in this capacity from 2002 until his retirement in 2009. Prior to joining Pratt & Whitney, Mr. Moore served in various management positions with Cummins, Inc. and Ford Motor Company.

Mr. Moore is also a member of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence, Vale Energy Solutions San Jose Dos Campos Brazil Technology Advisory Council and operations improvement consultant to both the public and private sectors.

Mr. Moore graduated from Washington University with a bachelor's degree in Administration & Industrial Technology and a master's degree in Management.

Mr. Moore joined the Modine Board of Directors in 2010.

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Christopher W. Patterson, Retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Christopher W. Patterson is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, a leading producer of heavy- and medium-duty trucks, and specialized commercial vehicles in North America. Mr. Patterson served in this capacity from 2005 until his retirement in 2009. Prior to this he held senior positions, including as Senior Vice President, Service & Parts, with Freightliner LLC (predecessor to Daimler Trucks North America) and other global commercial vehicle producers.

Mr. Patterson is also a director of Finning International, Inc.

Mr. Patterson graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a bachelor's degree in Economics and a master's degree in Business Administration.

Mr. Patterson joined the Modine Board of Directors in 2010.

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Marsha C. Williams, Retired Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, Inc.

Marsha C. Williams retired as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., an online travel company (2007-2010). Prior to joining Orbitz Worldwide, Ms. Williams was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Equity Office Properties Trust (2002-2007), a real estate investment trust. Prior to joining Equity Office, Ms. Williams was Chief Administrative Officer for Crate & Barrel and served as Vice President and Treasurer for Amoco Corporation; Vice President and Treasurer of Carson Pirie Scott & Company; and Vice President of The First National Bank of Chicago.

Ms. Williams is also a director of Fifth Third Bancorp (Lead Director of the Board of Directors), and Davis Funds.

Ms. Williams received her bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Ms. Williams joined the Modine Board of Directors in 1999, was elected Lead Director in 2013, and Chairperson in 2020.

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Christine Y. Yan, Former President of Asia, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

Christine Yan retired from Stanley Black and Decker since November 2018. She was the former President of Stanley Black and Decker's Asia business from October 2014 to January 2018. In this role, she was responsible for the P&L of Stanley Black & Decker's business in Greater China, Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia.

Prior to her role, Christine had a number of P&L management roles for various Stanley Black & Decker businesses which include President of Storage and Workspace Systems business, President of the Stanley Engineered Fastening - Americas, and President of the company's global automotive business. She also served as the integration leader of Stanley Engineered Fastening Group when it acquired Infastech in 2013.

Christine began her career as an engineering intern in 1989 at Emhart Technologies, Black & Decker's Fastening and Assembly Systems Group. During her tenure there she held a number of increasingly responsible positions which include Product Development Engineer, Engineering Manager, General Manager of China Operations, Vice President of Research and Development and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the company's North American Automotive business.

Ms. Yan is also a director of ON Semiconductor, Ansell Limited and Cabot Corporation

Christine holds a Master's of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan, a Master's of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from Wayne State University and a Bachelor's of Science degree from Shandong University in China.

Ms. Yan joined the Modine Board of Directors in 2014.