A. William Higgins

Class 1 Director
A. William Higgins, Class 1 Director
Class 1 Director, Term expires 2021 Annual Meeting

Mr. Higgins, 58, has been a director since 2009. He is the former Chairman, CEO and President of CIRCOR International, Inc., a global diversified manufacturing company that designs, manufactures, and supplies valves, related products and services to OEMs, processors, manufacturers, the military, and utilities that rely on fluid-control to accomplish their missions. Prior to March 2008, he held the offices of President and Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of CIRCOR. Prior to joining CIRCOR in 2005, Mr. Higgins spent thirteen years in a variety of senior management positions with Honeywell International and Allied Signal.  Mr. Higgins serves as a member of the board of directors of Bristow Group, Inc.