CLARCOR Elects Wesley M. Clark to Its Board of Directors

  CLARCOR Elects Wesley M. Clark to Its Board of Directors

Business Wire

FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- March 28, 2013

CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE: CLC) announced that Wesley M. Clark has been appointed to
its Board of Directors, replacing J. Marc Adam who retired from the Board
after 22 years of service. The appointment was made on March 26, 2013, the
date of Mr. Adam’s retirement.

Mr. Clark, 61, is the retired Chief Executive Officer and a current advisory
board member of Morton Salt, Inc., North America’s leading supplier of
consumer, industrial and commercial salt products. Prior to joining Morton
Salt, Mr. Clark was the President, Chief Operating Officer and a board member
of W.W. Grainger, Inc., North America’s leading distributor of maintenance,
repair and operating supplies. Mr. Clark began his career with Cummins Engine
Company, serving as Vice President of Cummins’ Advanced Drivetrain
Corporation, before assuming the role of Division General Manager of Granite
Rock Company, a regional market share leader in aggregates, concrete and
building materials.

In addition to his directorship with Morton Salt, Mr. Clark serves as an
Operating Partner with Advent International Global Private Equity and as the
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Morrison Supply Company, LLC, a large
distributor of plumbing and HVAC supplies, as well as Morrison’s parent
company, Patriot Supply Holdings, Inc. Mr. Clark is also a director of ABC
Supply Co., Inc., a multi-billion dollar distributor of roofing and related
materials. Mr. Clark is a member of the Management Board of the Stanford
University Graduate School of Business, from which institution Mr. Clark
received his MBA in 1977.

Christopher L. Conway, CLARCOR’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive
Officer commented, “Although we are sad to see Marc Adam retire and thank him
for two decades of service to our shareholders, we are excited to have Wes
join our Board. Wes’ deep knowledge of commercial and industrial distribution
businesses will be extremely beneficial to CLARCOR as we seek more paths to
market for all of our operating businesses. In addition, Wes has run a diverse
group of businesses throughout his career, and this diversity of experience
matches up well with our own business model of being the most diverse
filtration company in the world. Wes will be a valuable addition to our team,
and we consider ourselves fortunate that he agreed to join us.”

CLARCOR is based in Franklin, Tennessee, and is a diversified marketer and
manufacturer of mobile, industrial and environmental filtration products and
consumer and industrial packaging products sold in domestic and international
markets. Common shares of the Company are traded on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol CLC. Further information on CLARCOR can be found at


Christopher L. Conway, 615-771-3100
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
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