Dover Corporation : Michael F. Johnston Joins Dover's Board as Independent Director

  Dover Corporation : Michael F. Johnston Joins Dover's Board as Independent


Downers Grove, IL, February 14, 2013 - Dover (NYSE: DOV) today announced  that 
Michael F. Johnston has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors.  He 
will serve as a member of the Company's Audit Committee. The addition of  Mr. 
Johnston increases the size of the Board from 12 to 13 directors. 

Robert A. Livingston, Dover's President  and Chief Executive Officer, said  "I 
am pleased to  welcome Michael Johnston  to our  Board. Mike brings  to us  a 
wealth of  leadership and  operating experience  and a  deep understanding  of 
corporate governance gained through his many years of serving on the boards of
other global  companies  and  as  a  former  CEO  of  a  multi-billion  dollar 
industrial  company.  Mike's  strong  background  in  manufacturing,  design, 
innovation, finance and emerging  economies will be  invaluable to Dover.  I, 
and the entire Board, look forward to Mike's contributions in driving  Dover's 
future success."

About Mr. Johnston
Mr.  Johnston,  65,  has  significant  operating,  financial  and   leadership 
experience in  both  domestic  and  international  businesses.  Mr.  Johnston 
currently  serves  on  the  Boards  of  Flowserve  Corporation  (since  1997), 
Whirlpool Corporation  (since  2003)  and Armstrong  World  Industries  (since 
2010). Mr. Johnston had a  distinguished career at Visteon Corporation  where 
he most recently served as Chairman  of the Board and Chief Executive  Officer 
through  2008.  Prior  to  Visteon,  Mr.  Johnston  held  various  leadership 
positions at  Johnson Controls.  Mr.  Johnston holds  a bachelor's  degree  in 
industrial management from  the University  of Massachusetts and  an MBA  from 
Michigan State University.

About Dover
Dover is a  diversified global manufacturer  with annual revenues  of over  $8 
billion. For over 50  years, Dover has  been delivering outstanding  products 
and services that reflect its market leadership and commitment to  operational 
and  technical  excellence.  The  Company's  entrepreneurial  business   model 
encourages, promotes and  fosters deep  customer engagement which  has led  to 
Dover's well-established and valued reputation for providing superior customer
service and industry-leading product  innovation. Dover focuses on  innovative 
equipment and components, specialty systems  and support services through  its 
four major operating segments: Communication Technologies, Energy,  Engineered 
Systems  and  Printing  &  Identification.  Headquartered  in  Downers  Grove, 
Illinois, Dover employs 35,000  people worldwide.Dover Corporation is  traded 
on  the  New  York  Stock  Exchange  under  "DOV."Additional  information  is 
available on the company's website at

Paul Goldberg      
Vice President - Investor Relations


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