Franklin Electric Announces Victor Grizzle Elected to be a Director of the Company

Fort Wayne, IN – January 30, 2020 The board of directors of Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) has elected Victor Grizzle to be a director of the Company effective January 27, 2020.

Mr. Grizzle has been the Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong World Industries since March 2016. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr. Grizzle served as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Building Products, a division of Armstrong World Industries, since January 2011. Prior to joining Armstrong, Mr. Grizzle was the Group President of Global Structures, Coatings and Tubing for Valmont Industries. Mr. Grizzle spent 16 years at General Electric Corporation, where he served as an Americas business leader for General Electric’s Silicones Division.

Mr. Grizzle earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic University.

The election of Mr. Grizzle to the Board of Directors is in anticipation of a current director attaining mandatory retirement age within six months.

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