Board of Directors

Amsted Industries operates under the direction of seven independent directors with an average tenure of five years. Formal board committees include Audit, Governance, and Compensation & Management Development.

Stephen Smith

Director since 2017 and Chairman of the Board

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AMSTED since October 2018; President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2017.

Raj Batra

Director since 2019

President of Siemens Industry Inc. (a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport and healthcare).

Other directorships: MKS Instruments, Inc.

Jim DeVries

Director since 2016

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of ADT Inc. (a provider of monitored security services to residences and businesses).

Other directorships: ADT Inc. and ABM Industries Incorporated

Joanne Edwards

Director since 2019

Former Senior Vice President and General Manager of Residential and Wiring Devices of Eaton Corporation (a power management company).

Other directorships: Atkore Inc. and Standex International Corporation

Praveen Jeyarajah

Director since 2021

Senior Advisor of Astor Place Holdings (a private investment group) and former Managing Director of The Carlyle Group.

Other directorships: Sentech, Inc. and Richards Industrials, Inc.

Darren Wells

Director since 2018 and chair of the audit committee

Former Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (a manufacturer of tires).

Kathy Miller

Kathy Miller

Director since 2023

Founder and President of YK2020, LLC (a company that provides business transformation advising and managerial coaching for lean manufacturing processes, leadership development, and the science of positive psychology) and former Global Operations Director of Rolls-Royce Defense.

Other directorships: Conexus Indiana

Jamie Froedge

Jamie Froedge

Director since 2023

Former Executive President of Commercial and Residential Solutions of Emerson Electric Company (a global technology, software and engineering company).