Corporate Governance - Directors
Harold BevisIndependent Director
Harold Bevis (54) has served as a Director since June 2014. He brings 30 years of leadership experience to the Board, including 20 years of experience as a business leader with leadership assignments at GE and Emerson Electric; and 14 years of experience as a CEO, President and Director of global manufacturing companies. He has worked in public companies for 15 years and private companies for 15 years. Mr. Bevis served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM) from August 2012 to April 2017. Mr. Bevis earned a bachelor-of-science degree in engineering from Iowa State University and a master's degree from Columbia University and is a certified Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma.
Roger FixIndependent Directors
Roger Fix (60) currently serves as the non-executive chairman of the board of directors of Standex International Corporation. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Standex from 2003 to 2014. He was Standex's President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Fix has served as a director of Flowserve Corporation since 2006 and serves as the Chairman of the Corporate Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Fix earned a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas and a bachelor-of-science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Nebraska.
Robert C. GriffinIndependent Director and Chairman of the Board
Robert C. Griffin has served as a Director since July 2005. His career spanned over 25 years in the financial sector, including Head of Investment Banking Americas and Management Committee Member for Barclay’s Capital from 2000 to 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Griffin served as the Global Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage for Bank of America Securities and a member of its Montgomery Securities Subsidiary Management Committee from 1998 to 2000 and as Group Executive Vice President of Bank of America and a member of its Senior Management Committee from 1997 to 1998. Mr. Griffin served as a Director of Sunair Services Corporation from February 2008 until its sale in December 2009 as a member of their Audit Committee and Chairman of their Special Committee. Mr. Griffin currently serves as a Director of GSE Holdings, Inc., where he serves as Chairman and a member of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and as a Director of Builders FirstSource, Inc., where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee, a member of the Nominating Committee and was Chairman of their Special Committee in 2009. Mr. Griffin brings strong financial and management expertise to our Board through his experience as an officer and director of a public company, service on other boards and his senior leadership tenure within the financial industry.
Patrick MillerPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Patrick Miller has served as President of Global Truck and Bus since August 2013, and prior thereto served as Vice President and General Manager of the Aftermarket division. Mr. Miller, age 46, also served in roles for CVG as Senior Vice President of Purchasing and Logistics, Vice President of North American Operations, and Vice President and General Manager of the Cab Structures Division. Prior to joining the company in 2005, Mr. Miller held various leadership positions in operations, sales, and product engineering for ArvinMeritor, Alcoa, and Hayes Lemmerz supplying component systems to the light vehicle and heavy duty truck OEMs.
Wayne RancourtIndependent DirectorWayne Rancourt has served as a Director at Commercial Vehicle Group since July 2016. Wayne started with the Boise Cascade Company in 1983, and currently serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Boise Cascade manufactures engineered wood products, plywood, lumber, and particleboard and distributes a broad line of building materials, including wood products manufactured by the company's wood products division. Mr. Rancourt brings over 30 years of operational and finance experience to his role as Director, including 7 years as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.
Janice E. StippIndependent DirectorJanice E. Stipp has served as a Director since February 2019. Ms. Stipp has over 35 years of financial and accounting experience including as chief financial officer of both public and private companies. Ms. Stipp currently serves as a Director of ArcBest Corporation, NN, Inc., and is on the Michigan State University Foundation Board. Ms. Stipp graduated from Michigan State University in 1981 with a B.A. in accounting, and from Wayne State University in 1987 with an M.B.A., and received her Certified Public Accountant certification in 1983 and Chartered Global Management Accountant certification in 2014.