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ACTUANT CORPORATE OFFICE
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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin 53051
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President and Chief Executive Officer
Randy was appointed President and CEO effective March 1, 2016. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Joy Global, Inc where he held roles of increasing responsibility from 2009 forward. Prior to Joy, Randy was an executive with Case New Holland Inc. (“CNH”) from 2004 to 2009, holding a variety of roles including President and CEO of their agriculture equipment business. Prior to CNH, Mr. Baker had diverse leadership roles including marketing, sales, product development and engineering at Komatsu America Corporation, Ingersoll-Rand, and Sandvik Corporation. He was awarded an engineering degree from South Dakota.
Executive Vice President, Energy Segment
Ken most recently served as business unit leader of Hydratight since October 2014. He joined Actuant in 2011 as global operations leader for the Enerpac business. Prior to Actuant, he held product management and operational leadership roles at IDEX Corporation (from 2007-2011) and Eaton Corporation (from 1991-2007). He graduated from Marian University with degrees in Operations Management, Marketing, and Human Resources and received an MBA from University of Wisconsin.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Rick joined Actuant in December of 2016. Prior to Actuant he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Century Aluminum Co. since 2014. Before this he served as Vice President-Finance Global Surface Mining Group and Vice President-Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Joy Global. Prior to Joy he served in various financial roles of increasing responsibility at Newell Brands and Briggs & Stratton Corporation. He began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP. Rick received his B.S. in Accounting from Marquette University and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Executive Vice President, Industrial
Steve was named Executive Vice President, Industrial Segment in August 2016. He joined Actuant in 2012 as the business leader for Weasler Engineering, part of the Engineered Solutions segment. In 2013, he was named business leader for the combined Specialty Power Transmission business and in 2014 was promoted to Enerpac Global President. Steve has over 30 years of diversified industrial leadership experience. Prior to joining Actuant, Steve most recently held the position of Vice President - Global Product Management for the $2B Industrial Technologies Sector of Ingersoll Rand. He spent 12 years with Ingersoll Rand and the prior 17 years with Allied-Signal gaining various functional experience from manufacturing to sales. Steve received an Engineering degree from Michigan State University.
Executive Vice President, Engineered Solutions and China
Roger joined Actuant in his current role in April 2014 from General Cable where he was most recently Senior Vice President and General Manager Utility Products. During his 22-year career at General Cable, Roger held roles of increasing responsibility in their automotive, industrial and OEM businesses where he gained significant experience with mergers & acquisitions and global operations. Roger received his BA in Business Administration from Ohio University College of Business and an MBA from Xavier University.
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Gene joined Actuant in June 2015 from Terex Corporation. During his eight year tenure at Terex, Gene held multiple roles including leading the integration of a $1.7B acquisition as well as various HR leadership roles supporting global businesses and leading the global talent acquisition function. Prior to joining Terex, Gene held various HR roles for The Stanley Works, Merck, and GE. He received his Bachelor of Science in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, his MS in Engineering from University of California – Berkeley, and his MBA in Human Resources from the University of New Haven.
Executive Vice President, Business Development
Ted joined Actuant in March of 2006 in the business development role. Prior to Actuant, Mr. Wozniak held a variety of investment banking positions during 10 years at Wachovia Securities, the most recent of which was Managing Director, Industrial Corporate Finance Group. Prior to Wachovia, Mr. Wozniak was Managing Director with First Chicago Capital Markets. Ted holds B.A. degrees in History and Finance from Olivet Nazarene University and an M.A. in International Economics and Soviet Studies from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
Vice President, Corporate Counsel and Assistant Secretary
Chief Information Officer
Corporate Controller and
Principal Accounting Officer
Tax Leader and Assistant
Randal W. Baker
President & CEO of Actuant
Gurminder S. Bedi (1)(3)
Managing Partner of Compass Acquisitions (a private equity partnership) and retired Vice President-Ford Motor Company
Danny Cunningham (2)
Former Partner and Chief Risk Officer of Deloitte and Touche LLP
Jim Ferland (2)(3)
President and Chief Executive Officer of The Babcock & Wilcox Company
President and Chief Executive Officer of NN, Inc.
R. Alan Hunter Jr. (1)(2)
Former President and Chief Operating Officer, The Stanley Works (a multi-national manufacturer and marketer of tools, hardware and specialty hardware products).
Robert A. Peterson (3)(4)
Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Norcross Safety Products L.L.C. (manufacturer and marketer of personal safety equipment sold to Honeywell)
Holly A. Van Deursen (1)(3)
Former executive of BP plc including Group VP Petrochemicals and Group VP Strategy.
Dennis K. Williams (1)(2)
Former President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of IDEX Corporation (a manufacturer of engineered industrial products)
(1) Member of the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors
(2) Member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors
(3) Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors
(4) Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
Board of Directors