Brady Corporation adds Chris Hix to its Board of Directors

– USA, WI –  Brady Corporation (NYSE: BRC) today announced the appointment of Chris Hix to its Board of Directors, effective May 24, 2024.

“Chris’ extensive financial and strategic experience as a leader at several industrial companies, where he played a key role in accelerating growth, makes him an outstanding addition to the Brady Board of Directors,” said Board Chair, Bradley Richardson.

About Christopher Hix

Chris Hix joins the Brady Board of Directors after a 39-year career in public companies serving a broad range of global markets. From 2016 until his retirement in 2022, he served as CFO of Enovis Corporation while the company transformed its industrial business portfolio to faster-growth medical technologies. Chris Hix was CFO of OM Group, Inc., a specialty materials and chemicals company, from 2012 until the company’s acquisition in late 2015. He also served as CFO of Robbins & Myers, a diversified industrial company, from 2006 to 2011, during a period of significant expansion and business portfolio changes. Before that, Chris Hix spent 14 years in a variety of operating, financial, and strategic roles within Roper Industries, a global, diversified industrial and technology company that underwent rapid growth and transitioned from private to public ownership during his tenure. He served on the Board of Directors of ESAB Corporation, a $3 billion revenue global industrial company, from 2021 through 2024.

“Brady is committed to drive profitable growth through innovation, research and development, investments in technology and strategic M&A to deliver shareholder value over the long-term,” said Chris Hix. “I’m looking forward to sharing my strategic and financial insights and to working with Brady’s leadership team and its Board of Directors to continue to drive increased shareholder value.”

Chris Hix received a Master of Business Administration from St. Mary’s College of California and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. Early in his career, he earned his public accounting certification.

About Brady Corporation

Brady Corporation is an international manufacturer and marketer of complete solutions that identify and protect people, products, and places. Brady’s products help customers increase safety, security, productivity, and performance and include high-performance labels, signs, safety devices, printing systems, and software. Founded in 1914, the Company has a diverse customer base in electronics, telecommunications, manufacturing, electrical, construction, medical, aerospace and a variety of other industries. Brady is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and as of July 31, 2023, employed approximately 5,600 people in its worldwide businesses. Brady’s fiscal 2023 sales were approximately $1.33 billion. Brady stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BRC.


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