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Board of Directors Board of Directors

Nolan D. Archibald
Retired, Executive Chairman of the Board
Stanley Black & Decker
Elected in 1995
Finance Committee ( chair )
Independent

Mr. Archibald is the retired Executive Chairman of the Board of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., a diversified global provider of hand tools, power tools and related accessories, mechanical access solutions and electronic security solutions, engineered fastening systems, and other products.  Prior to the merger with Stanley Works in 2010, he served 24 years as Chief Executive Officer of The Black & Decker Corporation.  He joined Black & Decker in 1985 as President, Chief Operating Officer and Director, and in 1986 became the youngest Chief Executive Officer of a Fortune 500 company. He was elected to the additional post of Chairman in December 1986.

Mr. Archibald held various management positions between 1977 and 1985 at his prior employer, Beatrice Companies, Inc. These culminated with his appointment as corporate Senior Vice President and, eventually, as President of Beatrice’s Consumer Durables Group.

Mr. Archibald is also a member of the Board of Directors of Huntsman Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corporation. He is a recipient of the American Marketing Association's Edison Achievement Award for significant and lasting contributions to marketing excellence and product innovation.

An All-American basketball player in college, Mr. Archibald graduated from Weber State University in Utah and holds a master's degree in business administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.