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Eastern Co (EML.OQ)

EML.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Mitarotonda

64 2016 Chairman of the Board

August Vlak

52 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Sullivan

64 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Fredrick DiSanto

57 2016 Independent Director

John Everets

72 1993 Independent Director

Charles Henry

69 1989 Independent Director

Michael McManus

76 2015 Independent Director

Peggy Scott

67 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Mitarotonda

Mr. James A. Mitarotonda is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Mitarotonda has served as the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Barington Capital Group, L.P., an investment firm, since 1991. Mr. Mitarotonda is an experienced public company director. Mr. Mitarotonda currently serves as director at OMNOVA Solutions Inc. since 2015. Mr. Mitarotonda's directorships at public companies in the past five years include director for Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack from 2006 to 2016; A. Shulman Inc. from 2005 to 2018; Ebix, Inc. for 2015 and The Jones Group, Inc. from 2013 to 2014. Mr. Mitarotonda also served as the Chairman of Barington/Hilco Acquisition Corp. from 2015 to 2018 and was its Director from 2014 to 2018. Mr. Mitarotonda serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for Queens College.

August Vlak

Mr. August (Gus) Vlak is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company., effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Vlak served as a former senior advisor to Barington Capital Group, L.P. Prior to that, he was a partner at Katzenbach Partners, a senior advisor at Booz & Company, and a consultant at McKinsey & Company. At his prior positions, Mr. Vlak's work focused on growth strategy and operational performance improvement at more than 50 companies, including leading domestic and global industrial enterprises. Mr. Vlak has served as a director since 2017.

John Sullivan

Mr. John L. Sullivan III, is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Eastern Company. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer on December 13, 2006. Prior to that, he was the Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary of the Company.

Fredrick DiSanto

Mr. Fredrick D. DiSanto (Fred) is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Ancora Group, a holding company that oversees three investment advisors, and has served in such capacities since 2014 and 2006, respectively. Mr. DiSanto was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Maxus Investment Group from 1998 until December of 2000. In January 2001, after Maxus Investment Group was sold to Fifth Third Bank, Mr. DiSanto served as Executive Vice President and Manager of Fifth Third Bank's Investment Advisor Division. Mr. DiSanto is an experienced public company director and has knowledge and background in finance, strategic planning, governance and international business. He currently serves as a director for Regional Brands, Inc. and Edgewater Technology, Inc. (which merged into Alithya Group) and previously served on the respective Boards of Directors of Axia Net Media Corporation and LNB Bancorp, Inc. Mr. DiSanto has served as a director of the Company since 2016. Mr. DiSanto is Chairman of the Audit and the Pension Investment Review Committees and serves on the Executive Committee.

John Everets

Mr. John W. Everets is an Independent Director of Eastern Company. He has been a Partner in Arcturus Capital LLC, Boston since 2016. Mr. Everets was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SBM Financial in Portland, Maine, from May 2010 until October 2016. Mr. Everets was also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Bank of Maine from May 2010 until October 2016. Mr. Everets' directorships at public companies in the past five years include Independent Director at Medallion Financial Corp. (since 2017) and The Bank of Maine (2010 to 2015), which merged into Camden National Bank. Mr. Everets also serves on the Board of Directors of Newman's Own Foundation. Mr. Everets is a former director of Financial Security Assurance, FSA, Dairy Mart and The Martin Currie Business Trust Edinburgh. Mr. Everets has served as a director of the Company since 1993 and brings to the Board extensive knowledge of the Company's business. Mr. Everets serves on the Audit, Compensation, Pension Investment Review, and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.

Charles Henry

Mr. Charles W. Henry is an Independent Director of Eastern Company. He is an attorney and partner with the law firm Henry & Federer, LLP located in Woodbury, Connecticut. Mr. Henry brings to the Board of Directors extensive knowledge of the Company's business. Mr. Henry's independent legal expertise is valuable to the Company if and when matters of law or regulation arise in the normal course of the Company's businesses. His law firm does not provide any services to the Company. Mr. Henry has served as a director of the Company since 1989. Mr. Henry serves on the Audit, Compensation, Executive, Pension Investment Review, and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.

Michael McManus

Mr. Michael A. McManus is Independent Director of the Company. He is the former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Misonix, Inc., a publicly traded medical device company. Mr. McManus previously served as President of New York Bankcorp, a New York Stock Exchange company, until its sale in 1998. Earlier, he served as President of Jamcor Pharmaceuticals, as a Vice President of strategic planning at Pfizer, and as an executive vice president of MacAndrews and Forbes, Revlon, Inc., and Pantry Pride. Mr. McManus is an experienced public company director and has expertise in financial matters, sales and marketing, strategic acquisitions, government relations and international business matters. Mr. McManus' directorships at public company in the past five years include director of Novavax, Inc. (since 1998), a vaccine company. He previously served on the respective Boards of Directors of the Communications Satellite Corporation, Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc., National Wireless Holdings, American Home Mortgage, A. Schulman, Inc. and Guest Services, Inc. Mr. McManus has been a director of the Company since 2015. Mr. McManus is the Chairman of the Company's Compensation Committee and also serves on the Audit, Executive, and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.

Peggy Scott

Ms. Peggy B. Scott Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Scott has been the Chairperson of the Board of Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC (NASDAQ: CNL), a public utility holding company, since April 2016. She also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Cleco Group LLC and Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC from February 2017 until January 2018. Previously, Mrs. Scott served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBS) from 2005 to 2015, and as Chief Strategy Officer from 2005-2012, overseeing growth strategies and operational performance in challenging markets. Prior to working at BCBS, Mrs. Scott served as Executive Vice President of U. S. and International Operations and Chief Financial Officer at Pan-American Life Insurance guiding operations in seven foreign countries. She also was Executive Vice President of Corporate Operations and Chief Financial Officer at Novant Health and General Health. Earlier, Mrs. Scott was an office Managing Partner with Deloitte, a global public accounting firm, advising diverse companies, including manufacturers and industrial companies. Mrs. Scott has served as a director of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation, since 2006, and former Chairperson and President. She has also been a member of the Advisory Board of ClearData Networks, Inc., a provider of cloud computing and security services, since March 2017. She has served as a Senior Fund Advisor and as a member of the Advisory Board of Health Catalyst Capital Management LLC, a private equity fund, since March 2016.

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