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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan, November 2, 2021 – TriMas (NASDAQ: TRS) today announced that Herbert Parker, a member of TriMas’ Board of Directors and Audit Committee Chairman, has been named to Savoy Magazine’s 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list. Mr. Parker is featured in Savoy Magazine’s Fall 2021 issue, alongside a distinguished list of black influencers and achievers that have positively impacted corporate America.

“We proudly congratulate Herbert on receiving this distinguished and well-deserved honor,” said Thomas Amato, TriMas President and Chief Executive Officer. “Herbert’s extensive experience in finance and accounting, compliance, acquisitions, capital allocation, restructuring and risk oversight has been invaluable in driving our success. We are grateful for the unique business perspective that he brings to TriMas, and I personally value his leadership and advice.”

Mr. Parker joined the TriMas Board of Directors in 2015 and currently chairs the TriMas Audit Committee. From 2015 to 2017, Mr. Parker served as Executive Vice President of Operational Excellence of Harman International Industries, Inc., a worldwide leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of high quality, high-fidelity audio products, lighting solutions and electronic systems. Previously, Mr. Parker served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Harman International from 2008 to 2015. Prior to joining Harman International, Mr. Parker served in various senior financial positions with ABB Ltd., a global power and technology company, including as Chief Financial Officer of the global automation division from 2002 to 2005, and the Americas region from 2006 to 2008.

“On behalf of TriMas’ Board of Directors, we offer Herbert our congratulations on this notable recognition,” said Samuel Valenti III, TriMas Chairman of the Board. “TriMas’ Board is fortunate to benefit from the experience and leadership Herbert has brought to the company during the past six years, and we look forward to his continued success and future contributions in overseeing the execution of TriMas’ strategy.”

In addition to TriMas, Mr. Parker currently serves on the boards of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc., Apogee Enterprises, Inc., and nVent Electric plc, as well as the Stamford, Connecticut, YMCA.

About TriMas
TriMas is a global manufacturer and provider of products for customers primarily in the consumer products, aerospace and industrial markets, with approximately 3,300 dedicated employees in 11 countries. We provide customers with a wide range of innovative and quality product solutions through our market-leading businesses. Our TriMas family of businesses has strong brand names in the markets served, and operates under a common set of values and strategic priorities under the TriMas Business Model. TriMas is publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “TRS,” and is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. For more information, please visit

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