Melanie W. Barstad

Melanie W. Barstad was elected a Director of Cintas in 2011. Ms. Barstad was with the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, a diversified global provider of consumer products, prescription medicines and medical devices, for 23 years, retiring in 2009 as President of Women’s Health in the Medical Device and Diagnostics Division. She served as a management board member on numerous Johnson & Johnson operating company boards including Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems, Ethicon Endo Surgery and Johnson & Johnson Medical from 1997 to 2009. Ms. Barstad also served as co-chair of the Johnson & Johnson Women’s Leadership Initiative. Ms. Barstad served on the Auburn University Foundation Board of Directors from 200 to 2016 where she chaired the Directorship Committee and served on the Executive Committee. She has also been included in the Agenda Compensation 100 listing and is listed in Europe’s Global Board Ready Women’s Initiative. Ms. Barstad has earned the National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow credentials for the years 2014 to 2016. The Board believes that Ms. Barstad’s experience running complex, enterprise-wide global businesses as a line executive and as a management board member and her status as an independent director, makes her service on the Board valuable to Cintas.