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WD-40 Company Announces Board Changes


SAN DIEGO, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) announced today that David B. Pendarvis was elected at its 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to the Company's board of directors following nomination by the board earlier this year.  Mr. Pendarvis has been appointed to serve as a member of the Corporate Governance and Audit Committees.    

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"We are pleased to welcome David to our board," said Garry O. Ridge, president and chief executive officer of WD-40 Company. "His legal expertise and experience as chief administrative officer and general counsel of Resmed Inc. with global responsibilities will provide the board of directors with valuable global management experience and perspective for risk oversight."

"I'd would also like to acknowledge Mario Crivello who did not stand for reelection at yesterday's annual meeting. I want to extend my thanks on behalf of the entire tribe for Mario's contributions to the Company's success over the last 23 years," concluded Ridge.

Mr. Pendarvis joined ResMed Inc. in 2002 as global general counsel and has held several key roles including interim president, EMEA and Japan and vice president of organizational development. Prior to joining RedMed Inc. Mr. Pendarvis was a law partner at Gray Cary Ware & Friedenrich (presently, DLA Piper) and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and he served as a law clerk to United States District Court Judge, J. Lawrence Irving in the United States District Court, San Diego.

WD-40 Company's board is currently composed of 10 directors.

About WD-40 Company
WD-40 Company is a global marketing organization dedicated to creating positive lasting memories by developing and selling products that solve problems in workshops, factories and homes around the world. The Company markets its maintenance products and homecare and cleaning products under the following well-known brands: WD-40®, 3-IN-ONE®, GT85®, X-14®, 2000 Flushes®, Carpet Fresh®, no vac®, Spot Shot®, 1001®, Lava® and Solvol®.  

Headquartered in San Diego, WD-40 Company recorded net sales of $381 million in fiscal year 2017 and its products are currently available in more than 176 countries and territories worldwide. WD-40 Company is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select market under the ticker symbol "WDFC." For additional information about WD-40 Company please visit http://www.wd40company.com.


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