IFAI President/CEO Stephen Warner Departing

BALTIMORE — October 25, 2011 — Peter McKernan, Chairman of the Board for
the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), announced today that
President/CEO Stephen Warner is stepping down from his post.

Said Warner, “I have sincerely enjoyed working for IFAI these last 35 years, including 25
years as its president. It has been a tremendous honor to serve the industry and I hope that my
contribution has made a difference. 

“This is the transition time that makes sense for IFAI as the industry itself changes around
us. The parting is very amicable. I intend to continue to be a goodwill ambassador for IFAI,” he

McKernan added: “Steve has been a wonderful ambassador for our association. His tireless
efforts and thoughtful leadership exemplify the best qualities of our industry. We wish Steve and
his family best wishes for the future.”

Posted on October 25, 2011

Source: IFAI