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ITT Industries Names Thomas R. Martin Director Corporate Relations

    9/10/1996

    ITT Industries Names Thomas R. Martin Director Corporate Relations

        WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ITT Industries (NYSE: IIN),
    announced that, at a meeting of its Board of Directors held today, Thomas R.
    Martin was elected a Vice President of the Company and named its Director
    Corporate Relations.
        "Tom Martin is a valuable addition to the ITT Industries team," said
    Travis Engen, chairman, president and chief executive.  "He brings experience
    and recognized talent that we expect to support and enhance our communications
    efforts."
        Tom Martin was formerly Vice President, Corporate Communication for
    Federal Express Corporation where he was responsible for worldwide public
    relations and employee communications for the Fortune 150 company.  He joined
    Federal Express in 1978 and assumed posts of increasing responsibility in the
    communication field prior to assuming the top communications job in July 1995.
    In his early business career he worked at Schering Plough as a writer.
        Tom Martin earned his bachelor of arts degree at Vanderbilt University.
    He also did post-graduate work at Memphis State University.  He has been
    active in civic affairs and charity work in the Memphis area.
        ITT Industries is a leading worldwide diversified manufacturing company,
    with 1995 sales of $8.4 billion from its three primary business segments:
    automotive, defense & electronics, and fluid technology.  ITT Industries,
    through its ITT Automotive subsidiary, is one of  the world's largest
    independent suppliers of systems and components to automotive manufacturers.
    The company, through its ITT Defense & Electronics business, is a world leader
    in the design, manufacture and support of high technology electronic systems
    and components for defense and commercial markets.  ITT Industries, through
    ITT Fluid Technology, is one of the world's leading manufacturers of products,
    systems and services for the movement, measurement, and control of fluids.
        In addition to the New York Stock Exchange, ITT Industries' stock is
    traded under the symbol (IIN) on the Basel, Bern, Frankfurt, Geneva, Lausanne,
    London, Midwest, Pacific and Paris exchanges.  More detailed information on
    ITT Industries is available on-line at http:\\www.ittind.com.
    
    SOURCE  ITT Industries
    
    

    CONTACT: Ralph Allen of ITT Industries, 201-641-2030, or e-mail,
    http://www.ittind.com

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ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the transportation, industrial, and oil and gas markets. Building on its heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver enduring solutions to the key industries that underpin our modern way of life. ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries and sales in a total of approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2016 revenues of $2.4 billion.

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