Fort Wayne, IN – November 17, 2014 The board of directors of Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) has elected Jennifer Sherman to be a director of the company effective January 1, 2015.

Ms. Sherman was elected Chief Operating Officer of Federal Signal (NYSE: FSS) earlier this year. In 2010, Ms. Sherman was elected Chief Administrative Officer of Federal Signal, responsible for legal, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, human resources, information technology, compliance, and government affairs activities for Federal Signal and its subsidiaries. She joined Federal Signal in 1994 as corporate counsel.

Ms. Sherman earned a BBA in Business Finance from the University of Michigan, School of Business Administration, and graduated cum laude with a JD from the University of Michigan Law School. The election of Ms. Sherman to the Board of Directors is in anticipation of a current director attaining mandatory retirement age within eighteen months.

Franklin Electric is a global leader in the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and fuel. Recognized as a technical leader in its products and services, Franklin Electric serves customers around the world in residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial, municipal, and fueling applications.


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