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Tennant Company Appoints David W. Huml as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing

Oct. 22, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2014-- Tennant Company (NYSE: TNC), a world leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world, announced the appointment of David W. Huml as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing, replacing Rusty Zay who was named in July to lead the Americas, Tennant’s largest business unit.

Mr. Huml has spent the majority of his 23-year career in the industrial equipment industry, including 14 years at Graco (NYSE: GGG) and the last eight years at Pentair (NYSE: PNR). Most recently, Mr. Huml was Vice President of the Applied Water Platform at Pentair, leading a $250M global business across eight sites. Previous executive positions at Pentair included VP of Global Agriculture-Flow Technologies and VP of Marketing-Flow Technologies.

“David brings a proven track record of delivering growth with the right channels in targeted vertical and geographic markets. We are thrilled to have David join our Senior Management Team and are confident he will leverage his deep experience to help Tennant achieve its global growth goals,” said Tennant President and CEO Chris Killingstad.

Mr. Huml holds an MBA from the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota and received his undergraduate degree from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, USA. Huml’s office will be located at Tennant Company world headquarters in Golden Valley, Minn.

Company Profile

Minneapolis-based Tennant Company (TNC) is a world leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world. Its products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; chemical-free and other sustainable cleaning technologies; and coatings for protecting, repairing and upgrading surfaces. Tennant's global field service network is the most extensive in the industry. Tennant has manufacturing operations in Minneapolis, Minn.; Holland, Mich.; Louisville, Ky.; Uden, The Netherlands; the United Kingdom; São Paulo, Brazil; and Shanghai, China; and sells products directly in 15 countries and through distributors in more than 80 countries. For more information, visit

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