ITT Corporation

Thomas R. Martin Elected Senior Vice President of ITT Industries, Inc.

    3/10/1999

        WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ITT Industries, Inc.
    (NYSE: IIN) announced that its Board of Directors has elected Thomas R. Martin
    to the position of Senior Vice President, Director of Corporate Relations,
    effective today.  Since joining the company as Vice President, Director of
    Corporate Relations in 1996, Martin has been responsible for all aspects of
    corporate advertising, public relations and government affairs for the
    $4.4 billion global manufacturing company.
        "The management team and the Board recognizes the significant
    contributions Tom has made to this company, culminating with our successful
    brand identity launch and advertising campaign last fall," said Travis Engen,
    chairman and chief executive of ITT Industries.  "Communicating with our
    internal and external audiences has been a critical success factor for us as
    we have transformed our company.  Tom has provided excellent leadership for
    the team responsible for unifying our corporate reputation in the
    marketplace."
        Mr. Martin joined ITT Industries in September, 1996, from Federal Express
    Corporation, where he was Vice President of Corporate Communications.  He
    earned a BA in English from Vanderbilt University.
    
        About ITT Industries
        ITT Industries, Inc. (http://www.ittind.com) is a global industrial
    manufacturing company with leading positions in the markets that it serves,
    generating 1998 global sales of $4.4 billion.  ITT Industries is the world's
    largest producer of pumps and also produces systems and services to move and
    control water and other fluids.  The company is also a leading supplier of
    sophisticated military defense systems, and provides advanced technical and
    operational services to a broad range of government agencies.  ITT Industries
    is a leading provider of connectors, switches and cabling used in
    telecommunications, computing, aerospace and industrial applications, as well
    as network services.  Further, ITT Industries provides industrial components
    for a number of other markets, including transportation, construction and
    aerospace.  Based in White Plains, NY, ITT Industries employs approximately
    33,000 people around the world.
        In addition to the New York Stock Exchange, ITT Industries' common stock
    is traded on the Midwest, Pacific, London, Frankfurt and Paris exchanges.
        ITT Industries and its subsidiaries' news releases are available at no
    charge via fax and the Internet.  For ITT Industries news and information on
    the Internet, visit http://www.ittind.com.  To receive releases by fax, call
    800-758-5804, extension 110006.
    
    SOURCE  ITT Industries, Inc.
    
    

    Web site: http://www.ittind.com
    CONTACT: Tom Glover of ITT Industries, 914-641-2160, or
    tglover@hq.ittind.com

About ITT

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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