Watts Water Technologies Elects New Director
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., Oct 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) today announced the election of W. Craig Kissel as a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Kissel was also appointed by the Board to serve as a member of each of the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Kissel previously was employed by Trane Inc. (formerly known as American Standard Companies Inc.) from 1980 until his retirement in September, 2008. During his time at Trane, Mr. Kissel served as President of Trane Commercial Systems from 2004 to June, 2008, President of Wabco Vehicle Control Systems from 1998 to 2003, President of Trane's North American Unitary Products Group from 1994 to 1997, Vice President of Marketing of Trane's North American Unitary Products Group from 1992 to 1994 and held various other management positions at Trane from 1980 to 1991. Trane was a leading worldwide supplier of air conditioning and heating systems, vehicle control systems, and bathroom china and faucet-ware. From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Kissel served as Chairman of Trane's Corporate Ethics and Integrity Council, which was responsible for developing the company's ethical business standards. Mr. Kissel also served in the U.S. Navy from 1973 to 1978. Mr. Kissel has served as a director of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company since May 2009. Chicago Bridge & Iron Company engineers and constructs some of the world's largest energy infrastructure projects.
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. is a world leader in the manufacture of innovative products to control the efficiency, safety, and quality of water within residential, commercial, and institutional applications. Its expertise in a wide variety of water technologies enables it to be a comprehensive supplier to the water industry.
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Watts Water Technologies, Inc.
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Chief Financial Officer