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COVID-19: How Kennametal is responding

Kennametal Inc. announced today John H. Jacko, Jr. has been named Vice President, Corporate Strategy and MSSG (Metalworking Solutions and Services Group) Global Marketing effective March 5, 2007.

Mr. Jacko comes to Kennametal from Flowserve Corporation, where he served as a Corporate Officer and the Chief Marketing Officer responsible for the corporation's marketing, communications and strategy functions. His global marketing experience at Flowserve included product management, business intelligence, portfolio management, strategic planning and the product- learning center. Before joining Flowserve, Mr. Jacko spent six years with Honeywell (formerly AlliedSignal) in a series of marketing positions of increasing responsibility and global impact.

"We are excited to have John bring his extensive global experience in marketing and strategy to Kennametal," said Kennametal President and CEO Carlos M. Cardoso. "His addition to our organization will further our global growth strategies and help us continue to roll out our corporate branding initiatives."

Kennametal Inc. is a leading global supplier of tooling, engineered components and advanced materials consumed in production processes. The company improves customers' competitiveness by providing superior economic returns through the delivery of application knowledge and advanced technology to master the toughest of materials application demands. Companies producing everything from airframes to coal, from medical implants to oil wells and from turbochargers to motorcycle parts recognize Kennametal for extraordinary contributions to their value chains.

Customers buy over $2.3 billion annually of Kennametal products and services -- delivered by our approximately 13,500 talented employees in over 60 countries -- with almost 50 percent of these revenues coming from outside the United States. Visit us at www.kennametal.com. [KMT-G]

First Call Analyst:
FCMN Contact: Christina.reitano@kennametal.com

SOURCE: Kennametal Inc.

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