Robert J. Kohlhepp

Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors

Robert J. Kohlhepp has been a Director of Cintas since 1979. He has been employed by Cintas since 1967 serving in various executive capacities including Vice President – Finance until 1979 when he became Executive Vice President. He served in that capacity until October 23, 1984, when he was elected President, a position he held until July 1997. Mr. Kohlhepp became Chief Executive Officer on August 1, 1995, and served in that capacity until July 2003. He now serves as Chairman of the Board and works for Cintas in strategic planning and investor relations. He is also a Director of Parker Hannifin Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio.