CIRCOR announces upcoming addition of Bruce Lisman to its Board as Independent Director

– USA, MA –  CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE: CIR), a leading provider of severe service flow control solutions and other highly engineered products for the Industrial and Aerospace & Defense markets, today announced that Bruce Lisman will be appointed to its Board of Directors promptly following the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

“We are pleased to welcome Bruce to the Board,” said David Dietz, Board Chairman. “We look forward to working with Bruce and benefitting from his experience and perspective as we work to create value for our shareholders.”

With this appointment, the Board will expand to nine directors, eight of whom are independent. GAMCO Asset Management Inc. has withdrawn its director nominations and plans to vote all of its shares in favor of each of the CIRCOR Board’s nominees at the Company’s upcoming Annual Meeting. Mr. Lisman had been one of GAMCO’s nominees.

About Bruce M. Lisman

Bruce M. Lisman is a director of four companies; two private and two public. Since 2004, he has served on the Board of the National Life Group, a mutual life insurance company; since 2013 he has served on the Board of PC Construction, an engineering and construction company. In addition, he has served since 2015 on the Board of Myers Industries, Inc., a material handling and distribution company; and, Associated Capital Group, Inc., a financial services company. At those boards, he has served in leadership positions that include Chairman of the Board, Compensation and Governance Committees. Before his retirement, Mr. Lisman was the Chairman of JP Morgan Global Equities from 2008 to 2009. Before that, he was Co-Head of the Global Equities Division at Bear Stearns, with revenues of $2.2 billion from 1987 to 2008.

He previously served on the boards of Merchants Bancshares and The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack and on the boards of The Hewitt School, Pace University, Shelburne Museum, and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Lisman is a graduate of the University of Vermont and also served as the Chairman of the university’s board.

About CIRCOR International, Inc.

CIRCOR International, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets differentiated technology products and sub-systems for markets including Industrial and Aerospace & Defense. CIRCOR has a diversified flow and motion control product portfolio with recognized, market-leading brands that fulfill its customers’ mission-critical needs.

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