Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Regal Beloit Corporation
Mr. Knueppel, age 70, retired in 2011 as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Regal Beloit Corporation, a manufacturer of electric motors, generators and controls, as well as mechanical motion control products. Mr. Knueppel previously served as Regal Beloit’s President and Chief Operating Officer and as an Executive Vice President prior thereto. Mr. Knueppel retired as a Director of Regal Beloit on April 30, 2019. In addition, Mr. Knueppel serves as a Director of WEC Energy Group, Inc.; he previously served as a Director of Wisconsin Electric Power Company until 2015. Mr. Knueppel served as a director of Harsco Corporation, a global industrial services and engineering company, until 2016, and was its Non-Executive Chairman of the Board until 2014. Mr. Knueppel earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Ripon College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Director since 2011
Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee