SUPPLEMENTAL SENIOR OFFICER RETIREMENT PLAN
as amended effective December 31, 2007
Barnes Group Inc. adopted the Supplemental Senior Officer Retirement Plan (the “SSORP”) effective April 3, 1996 and amended
it effective December 31, 2007. To the extent that any benefits under the SSORP are “grandfathered” from Section 409A of the
Code (i.e., are compensation to which Section 409A of the Code does not apply, according to Treasury Regulation section
1.409A-6 or any other applicable Treasury Department guidance), such benefits shall be determined in accordance with, and be
governed exclusively by, the provisions of the SSORP as in effect before December 31, 2007. To the extent that any benefits
under the SSORP are not “grandfathered” from Section 409A of the Code, such benefits shall be determined in accordance with,
and be governed exclusively by, the provisions of the SSORP as amended effective December 31, 2007, which are set forth
The words and phrases defined hereinafter shall have the following meaning unless a different meaning is clearly required by
the context of the Plan.
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Pension Plans . The pension benefit payable from a prior employer’s defined benefit pension plan is converted to a life
1.1 “ Accrued Benefit ” shall mean a monthly benefit payable in the form of a single life annuity commencing on the
Participant’s Normal Retirement Date, or Deferred Retirement Date if applicable, which is equal to an amount calculated in
accordance with Section 3.1.
1.2 “ Benefits Committee ” shall mean the Benefits Committee of the Board or its successor.
1.3 “ Board ” shall mean the Board of Directors of Barnes Group Inc., or its successor.
1.4 “ Code ” shall mean the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or as it may be amended from time to time.
1.5 “ Committee ” shall mean the Compensation Committee of the Board or its successor.