Ward M. Klein

Mr. Klein was named Lead Independent Director in May 2011. He was the Executive Chairman of Edgewell Personal Care Company, formerly the Personal Care division of Energizer Holdings, Inc., from July 2015 until his retirement in July of 2016. Prior to that time, Mr. Klein was a director of Energizer Holdings, Inc., and served as Chief Executive Officer of the organization, a position he held from 2005 to 2015. First joining Energizer in 1986, Mr. Klein held positions of increasing responsibility and leadership including President and Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2005 and as President, International from 2002 to 2004. He is the Chairman of the Board of BJC Healthcare, one of the largest non-profit healthcare providers in the United States. Mr. Klein also served on the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from 2008 through 2013, including as Chairman of the Board from 2012 through 2013. From 2004 to 2006, he served as a director of Amerus Insurance Company. Mr. Klein served in leadership positions at St. Louis Civic Progress, including as its President from 2011 to 2013 and as its Chairman from 2013 through 2015.