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Management changes at Donaldson

Charles McMurray, currently senior vice president, Industrial Products at Donaldson, has been appointed senior vice president and chief administrative officer. McMurray will have responsibility for a number of Donaldson’s key functional groups and fast growing regions including global operations, corporate technology, information technology, legal, new business development, Latin America and South Africa.

Jay Ward, Donoldson senior vice president, Engine Products, has been named senior vice president, Industrial Products with responsibility for Donaldson’s Global Industrial Products businesses including Industrial Filtration Solutions, Gas Turbine Systems and Special Applications.

Tod Carpenter, currently Donaldson vice president, Europe and Middle East, is now senior vice president, Engine Products. Carpenter is now responsible for global Engine OE and Aftermarket businesses as well as the Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, Air, Liquid and Exhaust & Emissions Products groups.

“As we continue to execute our Strategic Growth Plan and make progress toward our goal of growing our company to US$3 billion and then US$5 billion in sales, we need to ensure that we have the organization in place to facilitate this growth,” said Bill Cook, Donaldson chairman, president and CEO. “These changes are also consistent with our individual and organizational development goals to provide new opportunities and challenges to our people. These three leaders have already built impressive track records of operational and financial results, both domestically and internationally, and will bring well-rounded perspectives to their new assignments.”