Former Fairbanks Morse President, George Whittier, Appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Returns to Lead Company into New Decade

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020

BELOIT, Wis. – January 21, 2020 –  Fairbanks Morse, a leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward, is pleased to announce today that George Whittier has returned to lead the company as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 27, 2020.

Mr. Whittier ran the Fairbanks Morse division from 2009-2012. He returns to the company after successful growth-oriented leadership positions at Precision Castparts Corporation, Regal Beloit Corporation, and The Morey Corporation. Specifically, Mr. Whittier brings a strong working knowledge of the business, extensive relationships both inside and outside of the company, and a long track record of operational excellence. Mr. Whittier has replaced Deepak Navnith, who will continue his tenure with EnPro Industries.

“I’m proud and humbled to have the opportunity to once again lead one of America’s truly great companies,” Whittier said. “Fairbanks Morse solutions and services are mission critical in both the defense and commercial sectors. It will be my honor to work with a deeply experienced employee base to build upon our 120+ year heritage and reputation for delivering reliable and innovative power generation solutions on which our customers rely. I look forward to leading the company into this new decade and working with our amazing team to write the next chapter of the Fairbanks Morse story.”

About Fairbanks Morse

For over 125 years, Fairbanks Morse has been powering the world forward with innovative distributed power generation solutions that deliver optimal performance in a wide range of applications from base load and standby in municipal, nuclear, and institutional facilities to locomotive engines, and naval and commercial-class ship propulsion and shipboard power. Reliable and dependable, its flagship Opposed Piston (OP) engine technology has been trusted for decades and has totaled over 100 million operating hours — many units with over 40 years of service. Fairbanks Morse is an Arcline Investment Management funded company. Learn more about how Fairbanks Morse is committed to delivering power where it is needed most in the world by visiting



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