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
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