Stockholder Contacts


Executive sessions of non-management directors are scheduled to be held at least twice per year and at such other times as the members shall deem appropriate, each time without management participation. The presiding director responsibility shall rotate on an annual basis among the Chairpersons of the following Committees in the following order: Audit Committee, Nominating and Governance Committee, Personnel and Compensation Committee, and Investment Policy Committee.

Contacting the Directors:

Any interested party wishing to communicate with the presiding director, or another director, regarding the company may send correspondence to:

Presiding Director [or named Director]
c/o James F. Stern, Corporate Secretary
A. O. Smith Corporation
11270 West Park Place
P.O. Box 245008
Milwaukee, WI 53224-9508

All such correspondence should be in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Confidential.”  The Corporate Secretary will directly forward the communication to the presiding director, or the particular director.

Contacting the Company:

Any interested party wishing to communicate with the company concerning a compliance or ethics matter may send correspondence to:

James F. Stern
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
A. O. Smith Corporation
11270 West Park Place
P.O. Box 245008
Milwaukee, WI 53224-9508