Feb. 6, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Colfax Corporation ("
") (NYSE: CFX), a leading global manufacturer of gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services, today announced that
has been named Vice President of Colfax Business System – ESAB, effective
February 20, 2012
, reporting to
, President and CEO of
and Acting CEO of ESAB. In this role Gary will be responsible for strengthening
's lean capabilities and driving tangible results within ESAB. He will also be responsible for coordinating and training the ESAB associates on Policy Deployment.
Gary has over 20 years experience in manufacturing, logistics, supply chain management and business development. He was recently Managing Director and Partner at TBM Consulting Group where he spent the last ten years serving in various roles. He has led key client transformation initiatives in more than 30 countries on five continents. Gary is a trained Six-Sigma black belt, and holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from
West Virginia University
and a Masters of Business Administration in Operations Management and Finance from
Clay H. Kiefaber
, President and Chief Executive Officer of
, stated, "We're pleased to welcome Gary to our ESAB team. He will be responsible for accelerating the deployment of CBS globally throughout ESAB. His knowledge and experience, as well as his extensive network, will contribute greatly to our continuous improvement results."
ABOUT COLFAX CORPORATION
— Colfax Corporation is a diversified global manufacturing and engineering company that provides gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to commercial and governmental customers around the world under the Howden, Colfax Fluid Handling and ESAB brands.
believes that its brands are among the most highly recognized in each of the markets that it serves.
is traded on the NYSE under the ticker "CFX." Additional information about
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