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 Digital Industries (an integrated hardware, software and technology-based services company that supports manufacturing companies worldwide).

Other directorships: MKS Instruments, Inc.

Jim DeVries

Director since 2016

Chief Executive Officer of The ADT Corporation (a provider of monitored security services to residences and businesses).

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: Standex International Corporation and Hexion Holdings Corporation.

Praveen Jeyarajah

Director since 2021

Senior Advisor and Former President and Managing Director of Astor Place Holdings (a private investment group).

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

Tom Weidemeyer

Director since 2007

Former Chief Operating Officer of United Parcel Service (a transport and delivery service).

Other directorships: NRG Energy, Inc. and Waste Management, Inc.

Darren Wells

Director since 2018 and chair of the audit committee

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