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Emerson President Edward L. Monser to Retire Oct. 1


In 37 Years With Company, Monser Served As President, COO

Michael Train, Executive President of Automation Solutions, Named
Monser's Successor

Edward L. Monser, who has served as Emerson's president since 2010 and
as chief operating officer from 2001-2015, will retire Oct. 1, Emerson
(NYSE:EMR) announced today. Michael Train, who has led Emerson's
Automation Solutions business since 2016, will become Emerson's

Monser, 67, has helped to drive the company's international growth and
its global shared service organizations. A frequent world traveler, his
30-years-plus experience in senior operational positions has been
pivotal as Emerson significantly extended its footprint and strengthened
its global position in that time.

"Ed has been at my side for almost two decades, and his leadership and
dedicated performance have benefited me, all of his colleagues, our
customers and Emerson's shareholders," said Emerson Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer David N. Farr. "Most recently, Ed was instrumental in
the successful restructuring and integration of our valves & controls
acquisition – the largest deal in Emerson's 128-year history. I am
grateful to call Ed a friend and I thank him for all he has done to help
create a strong future for this company."

Monser began his career as a senior engineer at Rosemount in 1981. He
went on to lead several critical operations at Rosemount before becoming
its executive vice president and general manager, and then president
from 1996 until he was named Emerson's COO in 2001.

Active in promoting international understanding and trade, Monser is a
member and current vice chairman of the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership
Forum. Notably, he has worked closely with India Prime Minister Narendra
Modi and the India government to bring industry and government together
to strengthen the country's industrial development. Monser also serves
on the advisory Economic Development Board for China's Guangdong
Province and on the board of advisors for South Ural State University in
Chelyabinsk, Russia. He is a past board member and past vice chairman of
the U.S.-China Business Council.

A former high school and vocational teacher, Monser's passion for
learning, skills development and preparing youth for work has been
integral in Emerson's support for education around the world. His
ongoing leadership as a board of trustee member with Ranken Technical
College in St. Louis has created strong business, academic and civic
partnerships to ensure that future generations of workers have the right
skills to succeed in industries increasingly powered by advanced

His commitment to giving back to his home community is reflected on many
fronts, and includes a lead role as commissioner for the St. Louis
Science Center, where he helped establish new financial processes during
a challenging period for the center. In addition, Monser has served on
the boards of directors or trustees for other educational, civic and
charitable organizations, including the Illinois Institute of Technology
in Chicago and its Armour College of Engineering (chairman), and St.
Louis Dancing Classrooms. Monser is also vice chairman of the Midwest
Cargo Hub Commission and is a member of the board of directors for Air
Products and Chemicals, Inc., a company that provides gases and related
services for the energy, electronics and manufacturing sectors.

Monser received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the
Illinois Institute of Technology in 1980 and a bachelor's degree in
education from Eastern Michigan University. He is an alumnus of the
executive education program at the Stanford University Graduate School
of Business.

Train, who became executive president of Emerson Automation Solutions in
2016, will take over for Monser and also will serve as chairman of
Automation Solutions. He and Monser are currently advisory directors for
Emerson. Train is credited with leading Automation Solutions through a
challenging industrial downturn from 2015 to 2017, and managing a strong
new cycle of growth and performance for the business, including
successful completion and integration of three critical acquisitions.
Train's replacement will be named soon.

"Mike is a great choice to be our next president. His 27 years in
operational and corporate positions, wide global experience and deep
customer insights serve Emerson well," Farr said. "I am confident he
will build on Ed's legacy and set new standards for performance as he
takes on this important role."

Train began his career at Emerson in 1991 as an international planner,
before his appointment as vice president of planning and development for
Emerson Asia-Pacific in 1994. He became president of Emerson in Japan
and Korea in 1996, and then led the planning group from 1997 to 2002 as
corporate vice president of planning and international. In 2002, Train
was named president of Emerson Process Management Asia-Pacific, a role
he held until 2008. From 2008 to 2010, Train led Emerson's Rosemount

From October 2010 to April 2016, Train served as president of global
sales for Emerson Process Management. In 2016, he was also named to
Emerson's Office of the Chief Executive, which is responsible for the
company's global business strategies.

Train currently serves on Cornell University's Samuel Curtis Johnson
Graduate School of Management Advisory Council and was a 2008 Eisenhower
Fellowship recipient.

Train holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from General
Motors Institute and a master's degree in business administration from
Cornell University.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE:EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a
global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions
for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our
Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and
discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the
environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our
Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human
comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy
efficiency, and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information

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