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Mueller Industries, Inc. Announces Appointment of Terry Hermanson as Lead Independent Director Effective January 1, 2019


Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MLI) announced today that effective
January 1, 2019, Gary S. Gladstein, who has served on the Board a
combined 22 years, including the past three years as Lead Independent
Director, will step down from the position of Lead Independent Director
but will remain a member of the Board. Terry Hermanson, a Board member
since 2003, will succeed Mr. Gladstein and be appointed as Lead
Independent Director of the Board, effective January 1, 2019. The
remainder of the Board's composition will remain the same.

On the transition, Greg Christopher, Chairman and CEO stated, "Gary
Gladstein has served our Board and Company with distinction, and we are
fortunate that we will continue to benefit from his experience,
diligence and sound judgment. We are equally fortunate that Terry
Hermanson, a dedicated and knowledgeable fifteen year veteran of our
Board has agreed to serve as our next Lead Independent Director."

Mueller Industries, Inc. is an industrial manufacturer that specializes
in copper and copper alloy manufacturing while also producing goods made
from aluminum, steel, and plastics. It is headquartered in Memphis,
Tennessee and comprises a network of operations in the United States,
Canada, Mexico, Great Britain, South Korea, the Middle East, and China.
Its products include tubing, fittings, valves, vessels, and related
items for plumbing and HVACR related piping systems, as well as rod,
forgings, extrusions, and various components for OEM applications.
Products are distributed into sectors such as building construction,
appliance, defense, energy, and automotive.

Statements in this release that are not strictly historical may be
"forward-looking" statements, which involve risks and uncertainties.
These include economic and currency conditions, continued availability
of raw materials and energy, market demand, pricing, competitive and
technological factors, and the availability of financing, among others,
as set forth in the Company's SEC filings. The words "outlook,"
"estimate," "project," "intend," "expect," "believe," "target,"
"encourage," "anticipate," "appear," and similar expressions are
intended to identify forward-looking statements. The reader should not
place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as
of the date of this report. The Company has no obligation to publicly
update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events after
the date of this report.

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