WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ITT Industries (NYSE: IIN)
announced today that it had named Edward W. Williams as its new Controller
effective today. Williams will be nominated as a Corporate Vice President
later this month at a meeting of the company's Board of Directors.
Williams joined ITT in 1987 as the controller at ITT Avionics in Clifton,
New Jersey. He was promoted to Vice President and Controller of the ITT
Defense and Electronics business unit in 1992 where he has played a key
leadership role. Prior to joining ITT, Ed worked for RCA Corporation and
General Electric rising to the level of Director of Finance of the Government
Communications Systems Division. He has a Bachelors Degree from Rutgers
University and is a graduate of Stanford University's executive program.
"Ed Williams has been a major contributor to the company's financial
management in his role as controller for our defense and electronics segment,"
said Heidi Kunz, senior vice president and chief financial officer of ITT
Industries, to whom Ed will report. "His field experience will be invaluable
in this new role."
ITT Industries, Inc. (http://www.ittind.com) is a global engineering and
manufacturing company with leading positions in the markets that it serves.
ITT Industries is the world's largest producer of pumps, systems and services
to move, measure and control water and other fluids. The company is also a
leading supplier of sophisticated military defense systems, including night
vision devices, secure communication systems and avionics; it also provides
advanced technical and operational services to a broad range of government
agencies. ITT Industries is a leading provider of electrical interconnects
for cellular telephones, aerospace, network communications, "smart cards" for
personal data storage, and PC cards for laptop computers. Further, ITT
Industries provides products for highly-focused automotive markets, such as
Koni(R) brand shock absorbers serving high-end, specialized auto needs in
addition to shock absorbers for trains and bridges, fluid handling products
such as brake and fuel line tubing, and brake friction materials. Based in
White Plains, NY, ITT Industries employs approximately 34,000 people around
In addition to the New York Stock Exchange, ITT Industries' stock is
traded under the symbol ("IIN") on the Midwest, Pacific, London, Frankfurt and
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