Carlos M. Cardoso

Principal, CMPC Advisor LLC

An accomplished global executive well-versed in leading industrial companies, Carlos joined Stanley Black & Decker’s Board of Directors in 2007.
Portrait of Carlos M. Cardoso

Carlos M. Cardoso, Principal, CMPC Advisors LLC, has been a director of the company since October 2007.

Mr. Cardoso joined CMPC Advisors LLC in January 2015. Prior to that, he served as Chairman of Kennametal, Inc. from January 2008 until December 2014 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Kennametal from January 2006 until December 2014. Mr. Cardoso joined Kennametal in 2003 and served as Vice President, Metalworking Solutions and Services Group and then as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer before he became President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his tenure with Kennametal, Mr. Cardoso was President of the Pump Division of Flowserve Corporation from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Cardoso is a director of Hubbell Incorporated.

Mr. Cardoso is 64 years old and is Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Finance and Pension Committee and the Executive Committee.

As Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kennametal, Inc., Mr. Cardoso faced the challenge of managing a complex company on a daily basis. The skills and experience Mr. Cardoso acquired in his leadership roles at Kennametal, Inc. and Flowserve Corporation make him a valuable resource for the Board and management.