Robin J. Adams is Independent Director of the Company. He was Vice Chairman (from March 2012 to April 2013), Chief Financial Officer (from April 2004 to March 2012) and Chief Administrative Officer (from April 2004 to April 2013) and former member of the Board of Directors (from April 2005 to April 2013) of BorgWarner Inc., a leading, global supplier of highly engineered systems and components, primarily for vehicle powertrain applications. Prior to BorgWarner, Mr. Adams served as Executive Vice President—Finance and Chief Financial Officer of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. from May 1993 to June 1999. Director of Accuride Corporation. Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Compensation Committee of the Company.
Carlisle Companies Incorporated operates as a diversified manufacturing company. The company's Carlisle Construction Materials segment provides insulation materials; thermoplastic polyolefin, ehtylene propylene diene monomer rubber, and polyvinyl chloride roofing membranes that are used on non-residential low-sloped roofs; roofing accessories, such as flashings, fasteners, sealing tapes, coatings, and waterproofing products; rigid foam insulation panels for roofing applications; and specialty polyurethane products and solutions for various markets and applications. Its Carlisle Interconnect Technologies segment designs, manufactures, and sells wires, cables, connectors, contacts, and cable assemblies and satellite communication equipment to transfer power and data for the aerospace, medical, defense electronics, test and measurement equipment, and other industrial markets. The company's Carlisle FoodService Products segment offers commercial and institutional foodservice permanentware, table coverings, cookware, catering equipment, fiberglass and composite material trays and dishes, industrial brooms, brushes, mops, and rotary brushes for commercial and non-commercial foodservice operators, and sanitary maintenance professionals. Its Carlisle Fluid Technologies segment provides liquid and powder finishing equipment and system components primarily in the automotive, automotive refinishing, aerospace, agriculture, construction, marine, and rail industries. The company's Carlisle Brake & Friction segment offers braking products and systems, and clutch transmission friction products for off-highway, on-highway, aircraft, and other industrial applications; and motorsport braking products. The company markets its products in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. Carlisle Companies Incorporated was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.