Crane Co : Crane Co. Announces New President of Composites Group
05/04/2007| 04:00pm US/Eastern
Crane Co. (NYSE: CR) today announced that Thomas J. (Jeff) Craney has
been named President, Crane Composites Group. He joins Crane Co.
following a broad career with Owens Corning and brings to Crane
Composites domestic and international experience in sales, marketing,
operations and general management.
Mr. Craney held progressively responsible positions in Owens Corning's
Operations, Sales and Customer Service organizations. He was Vice
President and General Manager of the $500 million Commercial and
Industrial Insulation business. Most recently, he led the $1.9 billion
North American Building Materials sales team as Vice President of Sales.
Mr. Craney has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration
from Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana.
?Jeff brings to Crane a solid track record of
success in leading businesses focused on serving customer needs for
commercial and industrial materials,? said
Crane Co. president and chief executive officer, Eric C. Fast.
Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial
products. Founded in 1855, Crane provides products and solutions to
customers in the aerospace, electronics, hydrocarbon processing,
petrochemical, chemical, power generation, automated merchandising,
transportation and other markets. The Company has five business
segments: Aerospace & Electronics, Fluid Handling, Engineered Materials,
Merchandising Systems, and Controls. Crane has approximately 12,000
employees in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Crane Co. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:CR). For more
information, visit www.craneco.com.
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