Summary: Robert C. Arzbaecher, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert C. Arzbaecher currently serves as chairman of the board of Actuant Corporation
since 2001 and as president and chief executive officer of the corporation since 2000.
From 1992 until 2000, he held various financial positions with Applied Power, Inc.,
Actuant's predecessor, the most recent of which was chief financial officer. Prior to 1992,
he held financial positions with Grabill Aerospace, Farley Industries, and Grant Thornton,
a public accounting firm. He is a certified public accountant.
Mr. Arzbaecher serves on the Board of Directors of CF Industries (NYSE:CF) and
Fiduciary Management, Inc. mutual funds. In addition, Mr. Arzbaecher is active in
community services as a director of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of
Commerce and First Stage Children's Theater as well as a member of the Board of
Regents for the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
He earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Iowa in 1982.