Zurn Promotes Scott McDowell to Global VP of Marketing and Business Development

Responsibilities Include Driving Growth through Innovation and Acquisition

Publish Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC announces the promotion of Scott McDowell to Global Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. In this role, Scott will manage strategic accounts, lead the enhancement of innovation and product development, and pursue potential acquisitions in collaboration with Zurn’s parent company, Rexnord (NYSE: RXN).

“This move will bring an increased focus to innovate and commercialize new products faster across the company, and develop new market adjacencies for the Zurn portfolio,” stated Craig Wehr, President, Zurn.

McDowell previously held the dual titles of General Manager, Commercial Brass and Senior Director of Marketing for Zurn. McDowell has served in various marketing and product management capacities for the Zurn business at Rexnord. McDowell’s professional background also includes sales, marketing, business strategy, product management, and operations experience at Danaher Corporation and Milliken Chemical.

“I look forward to Zurn excelling in the delivery of even more value to our customers by developing innovative solutions,” said McDowell. “Our continued focus on innovation and target growth opportunities supports the overall company strategy.”

About Rexnord

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rexnord is comprised of two strategic platforms, Process & Motion Control and Water Management, with approximately 7,300 employees worldwide. The Process & Motion Control platform designs, manufactures, markets and services specified, highly-engineered mechanical components used within complex systems. The Water Management platform designs, procures, manufactures and markets products that provide and enhance water quality, safety, flow control and conservation. Additional information about Rexnord can be found at www.rexnord.com.

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