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Taylor-Wharton Names CEO- 5/23/2012
Taylor-Wharton International LLC (TWI) announced additions to its management team. Eric M. Rottier was appointed CEO and has been elected to the Board of Directors. Rottier, having held senior positions at Minnesota Valley Engineering Inc. and within the industrial gas industry, provides the in-depth management and marketing experience to affect Taylor Wharton's goals for growth. “I am especially pleased to join the TWI team and take the lead reinvigorating one of the oldest brands in the USA, Taylor-Wharton,” says Rottier. “Leveraging its global operating platform, engineering expertise and positive momentum, TWI will focus on strategic growth in both the industrial gas and natural gas markets. In addition, I am particularly pleased that our investors have committed their support for the company's growth initiatives. Creating customer value through engineering innovation will be a hallmark of my tenure.”
With Mr. Rottier’s arrival, Len York will be able to return full-time to his position as CFO.
Bill Corbin, having completed his interim assignment as CEO and successfully positioning the company for growth, will continue as the Chairman of the Board. Corbin will continue to contribute to the company’s strategic projects.