Thomas R. Scalf, 47, is promoted to Senior Vice President, Engine Products, from his current role as Vice President of Global Industrial Air Filtration. Scalf joined Donaldson in 1989 and has held a number of key roles including Plant Manager in the US and Europe, Director of Operations, and General Manager in the Exhaust and Emissions, Industrial Air Filtration, and Industrial Filtration Solutions businesses before assuming his current role. Scalf earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from St. Ambrose College.“In his current role, Tom has led the highly successful globalization of our Industrial Air Filtration business, championed the dramatic refreshment of our dust collection product line, and posted outstanding revenue growth. He brings a wealth of leadership experience to his new role, where he can build on the success of our Engine Products business,” said Bill Cook. Jeffrey E. Spethmann, 49, is appointed Vice President, Global Industrial Air Filtration. Spethmann is currently the Vice President of our Exhaust and Emissions business unit, a position he has held since returning to Donaldson in 2013. Spethmann’s prior Donaldson experience included a variety of engineering and technology positions from 1988 through 1999. From 1999 through 2013, Spethmann held positions of General Manager and then President of Blow Molded Specialties, Inc. and President and CEO of Waltek, Inc. Spethmann holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota’s Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Minnesota. “Jeff’s deep operations and technical experience, as well as broad management and strategic perspectives, provided the impressive foundation for his return to Donaldson and will serve him well in his new role,” said Bill Cook. About Donaldson Company, Inc. Donaldson is a leading worldwide provider of filtration systems that improve people’s lives, enhance our Customers’ equipment performance, and protect our environment. We are a technology-driven Company committed to satisfying our Customers’ needs for filtration solutions through innovative research and development, application expertise, and global presence. Our approximately 12,200 employees contribute to the Company’s success by supporting our Customers at our more than 140 sales, manufacturing, and distribution locations around the world.
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