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Gregory A. Thaxton

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Gregory Thaxton (Greg) is Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nordson Corporation, reporting directly to Nordson President and CEO Michael F. Hilton.

In this position, Thaxton oversees the corporate accounting and reporting, tax, treasury, internal audit and investor relations functions. Prior to being named Corporate Senior Vice President in November 2011, Thaxton was previously elected as a Nordson Corporate Vice President in 2007.  He became a part of the executive leadership team in February 2006 when he was named Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Previously, Thaxton served as group controller for the Pacific South Division and the Finishing and Coating Systems segment, as well as the Automotive Systems and UV Curing Systems businesses. Thaxton joined Nordson in 1989.

Thaxton, a certified public accountant, holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Miami University and a master's degree in business administration from Baldwin-Wallace College.  He is a board member of Lorain County Community College Foundation.  In addition, he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, the MAPI CFO Council, and the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI).