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Carlisle Companies names Christian Koch CEO

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Staff writer | Charlotte, N.C., USA | December 14, 2015
D. Christian KochDecember 14, 2015, Charlotte, N.C., USA - Carlisle Companies Incorporated, a diversified company, appointed D. Christian Koch CEO and a member of the board of directors, both effective January 1, 2016.
Mr. Koch joined Carlisle in 2008. In 2014, he was elected President and Chief Operating Officer as part of the Board’s executive succession plan.

Prior to then, Mr. Koch served as Group President of Carlisle Brake & Friction, Carlisle Foodservice Products, and, prior to its sale, Carlisle Transportation Products.

In 2015, Mr. Koch led the acquisition and integration of the Company’s purchase of the Finishing Brands business from Graco, Inc. Finishing Brands now operates as a separate segment, Carlisle Fluid Technologies.

Prior to joining Carlisle, Mr. Koch was the Vice President and General Manager of Asia Operations at Graco, Inc.

He serves as a Director on the Arctic Cat Incorporated board of directors.

David A. Roberts, Carlisle’s current Chairman and Chief Executive officer, will become Executive Chairman and remain a board member and an officer of the Company.

Mr. Roberts will become Executive Chairman on January 1, 2016 after serving over 8 years as Carlisle’s Chairman and CEO. He joined Carlisle as CEO in 2007.

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