Mr. Blinn was named a director in August 2017. Mr. Blinn served in various positions at Flowserve Corp., including, most recently as the Chief Executive Officer and President from October 2009 until March 2017 and Chief Financial Officer from October 2004 to October 2009. Prior to Flowserve, Mr. Blinn held senior finance, treasury and planning positions at FedEx Kinko’s Office and Print Services, Inc., Centex Corp., FirstPlus Financial Inc., Electronic Data Systems Corp. and Commercial Capital Funding Inc. Mr. Blinn also was formerly an attorney with Smith, Barshop, Stoffer and Millsap, where he represented large financial institutions, foreign corporations and insurance companies in litigation issues. Mr. Blinn currently serves on the board of directors of Texas Instruments, Inc. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, and Emerson Electric Co. Mr. Blinn earned a B.S. degree, an MBA and a J.D. degree from the Southern Methodist University.