Milwaukee – Rexnord Corporation has announced that non-executive chairman George M. Sherman has decided to retire following the company’s annual meeting of stockholders in July 2015. The board of directors has elected Paul W. Jones as non-executive chairman effective upon Sherman’s retirement.
Jones has been a director of the company since 2014 and he currently serves on the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the board. He has previously served as the chairman, chief executive officer and president of A.O. Smith Corporation, as chairman and chief executive officer of U.S. Can Company Inc. and as president and chief executive officer of Greenfield Industries Inc.