Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors
Richard T. Farmer is the founder of Cintas and has served as Chairman Emeritus of the Board since 2009. He served as Chairman of the Board of Cintas and its predecessor companies from 1968 to 2009. Prior to the founding of Cintas, Mr. Farmer worked with his family owned company, which Cintas acquired in the early 1970s. Prior to August 1, 1995, Mr. Farmer also served as Cintas’ Chief Executive Officer. The Board believes that Mr. Farmer, as the founder of Cintas, possesses unparalleled experience in, and insight into, all aspects of Cintas’ business, which he is able to contribute to the Board through his position as Chairman Emeritus of the Board.