Max Mitchell Appointed Chief Operating Officer
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Crane Co. has announced the appointment of Max H. Mitchell
as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
Mr. Mitchell, 47, has served as President of the Fluid Handling Group, which
represents 46% of Crane's sales, since April, 2005. Mr. Mitchell has driven
significant overall improvement in business performance in the Fluid Handling
division during this time by reorganizing around end markets and driving
improvement in sales force execution, new product development, lean
manufacturing, and supply chain optimization.
Prior to joining Crane, Mr. Mitchell had extensive
operations and management experience in leadership roles at Pentair Inc., Danaher
Corporation and Ford Motor Company. More...