Member News: Officer Changes at AVENTICS, Donaldson, and Kaman

NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s updates come from AVENTICS Corporation, Donaldson Company, Inc., and Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation.

Aventics logoAVENTICS Corporation recently appointed Rudi Coetzee as President Americas. He studied Physical Metallurgy in South Africa and started his career as Chief Research Technician at MINTEK. From there, he moved on to Saint Gobain Corp. where he held a number of roles in the U.S. and globally during his 16-year tenure before becoming Executive Vice President at Active Minerals International in 2012.


Donaldson logoDonaldson Company, Inc. announced two officer changes last month. Scott J. Robinson will join the company as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Jim Shaw has been placed in the role of Chief Finance Compliance Officer, a newly created position. Robinson joins Donaldson from Imation Corporation, where he was Chief Financial Officer. He has a background in public accounting and corporate finance. Shaw has held previous positions at Donaldson and has a deep understanding of the company. Both will report to Tod Carpenter, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Donaldson. Read the press release here.


kaman-industrial-technologies-logoKaman Industrial Technologies Corporation announced the appointment of Tribby Warfield to Senior Vice President and General Manager of its Automation, Control & Energy (AC&E) platform last month. The change went into effect January 1, 2016. She will continue to hold her position as Senior Vice President and General Manager of its Fluid Power platform, which she took on in August 2014. She is taking on the additional role in AC&E to replace Gary Haseley after his planned retirement from the company. Read the press release here.

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