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Badger Meter Announces Executive Leadership Appointments

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Badger Meter, Inc. (BMI) today announced the promotions of William Parisen to Vice President - Global Operations and Karen Bauer to Vice President - Investor Relations, Corporate Strategy and Treasurer.

Parisen replaces Raymond Serdynski, Vice President - Manufacturing, who retired from Badger Meter effective May 31, 2019 after more than 30 years of dedicated and distinguished service. Parisen joined Badger Meter in August 2018 as Senior Director - Supply Chain and has worked alongside Serdynski and the supply chain organization institutionalizing SQDC (safety, quality, delivery, cost) processes and metrics, instilling a continuous improvement mindset and enhancing our supply chain processes. His prior experience, most recently with Actuant Corporation, included a variety of global operations, lean manufacturing and world-class supply chain roles of increasing responsibility across multiple industries and geographies.

Bauer, who joined Badger Meter in July 2018 as Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Strategy, will continue to oversee the company's engagement with the investor community and the strategic planning process. In addition, she will serve as Treasurer and lead Badger Meter’s ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) initiatives in this expanded role. Her prior experience includes a variety of accounting, finance, investor relations, communications, strategy and M&A roles at Actuant Corporation, Johnson Controls, Inc and Price Waterhouse.

Said Kenneth Bockhorst, President and Chief Executive Officer, "I am pleased to have both Bill and Karen join the outstanding executive team at Badger Meter. They each bring a proven track record of functional expertise and experience, strong business acumen and a collaborative style which will be a great asset to the Company. I want to thank Ray for his many years of commitment and wish him well in retirement."

About Badger Meter

Badger Meter is an innovator in flow measurement, control and communications solutions, serving water utilities, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers worldwide. The Company’s products measure water, oil, chemicals, and other fluids, and are known for accuracy, long-lasting durability and for providing valuable and timely measurement data. For more information, visit www.badgermeter.com

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