Brady Corporation Elects Board of Directors and Declares Regular Dividend to Shareholders

  Brady Corporation Elects Board of Directors and Declares Regular Dividend to
  Shareholders

Business Wire

MILWAUKEE -- November 14, 2012

Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) announced that shareholders of the company’s
Class B Common Voting Stock have voted unanimously in favor of the election of
the director nominees to a one-year term at the company’s annual meeting of
shareholders held today at Brady Corporation headquarters in Milwaukee.

At the Board of Directors meeting that followed, the Board declared a
quarterly dividend to shareholders of the company’s Class A Common Stock of
$0.19 per share payable January 31, 2013 to shareholders of record at the
close of business on January 10, 2013.

Elected to the Brady Corporation Board of Directors are:

  *Patrick W. Allender, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    (Retired), Danaher Corporation
  *Gary S. Balkema, President (Retired), Worldwide Consumer Care Division,
    Bayer AG
  *Chan W. Galbato, Chief Executive Officer, Cerberus Operations and Advisory
    Company, LLC
  *Conrad G. Goodkind, Attorney (Retired) in the law firm of Quarles and
    Brady, LLP
  *Dr. Frank W. Harris, President and Chief Executive Officer, Akron Polymer
    Systems
  *Dr. Elizabeth Pungello, Developmental Psychologist, Frank Porter Graham
    Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  *Bradley C. Richardson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
    Officer, Diebold Incorporated
  *Frank M. Jaehnert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Brady
    Corporation

Brady Corporation is an international manufacturer and marketer of complete
solutions that identify and protect premises, products and people. Brady’s
products include high-performance labels and signs, safety devices, printing
systems and software, and precision die-cut materials. Founded in 1914, the
company has millions of customers in electronics, telecommunications,
manufacturing, electrical, construction and a variety of other industries.
Brady is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and as of July 31, 2012
employed approximately 6,900 people at operations in the Americas, EMEA and
Asia-Pacific. Brady’s fiscal 2012 sales were approximately $1.32 billion.
Brady stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BRC. More
information is available on the Internet at www.bradycorp.com.

Contact:

Brady Corporation
Investor contact:
Aaron Pearce, 414-438-6895
or
Media contact:
Carole Herbstreit, 414-438-6882
 
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