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
"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
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,