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Colfax Names Farand Pawlak Director, Investor Relations

July 19, 2013


Colfax Names Farand Pawlak Director, Investor Relations

Fulton, MD (July 19, 2013) -- Colfax Corporation ("Colfax") (NYSE: CFX), a leading global manufacturer of gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services, today announced that Farand Pawlak has been named Director, Investor Relations effective immediately, reporting to Scott Brannan, SVP and CFO of Colfax. In this role Farand will be responsible for all IR initiatives including quarterly results and corporate announcements, investor outreach and marketing efforts.  Farand will work closely with Scott Brannan over the coming months to transition the primary IR contact role.

Farand has 15 years of finance and accounting experience in a variety of companies. Farand began his career with Robert W. Baird and later joined Rockwell Automation.  During his time at Rockwell Automaton he held a number of roles with increasing responsibility, ranging from operational finance roles to investor relations.  Most recently, Farand served as Director of Investor Relations with OAO TMK, a $6.9 billion emerging market company focused on the oil and gas industry, and was responsible for increasing the global profile of the company with investors.  Farand holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is a licensed CPA.

Scott Brannan, SVP and Chief Financial Officer of Colfax, stated, "The hiring of Farand as a dedicated investor relations resource shows our continued focus on servicing the investment community. We believe that Farand's diverse finance background, and industrial experience, will help take our investor relations function to the next level as we continue to grow the company."

ABOUT COLFAX CORPORATION - Colfax Corporation is a diversified global manufacturing and engineering company that provides gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to commercial and governmental customers around the world under the Howden, Colfax Fluid Handling and ESAB brands. Colfax believes that its brands are among the most highly recognized in each of the markets that it serves. Colfax is traded on the NYSE under the ticker "CFX." Additional information about Colfax is available at



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Investor Contact:
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Colfax Corporation
SVP and Chief Financial Officer
(301) 323-9000

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