Crane Co. (NYSE: CR), a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products, announced today that its vice president and chief financial officer J. Robert Vipond has resigned to pursue other interests. The Company has begun an external search for a new CFO. Eric C. Fast, president and chief executive officer, will serve as interim CFO.
Crane Co. is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. Founded in 1855, Crane provides products and solutions to customers in the aerospace, electronics, hydrocarbon processing, petrochemical, chemical, power generation, automated merchandising, transportation and other markets. The Company has five business segments: Aerospace & Electronics, Fluid Handling, Engineered Materials, Merchandising Systems, and Controls. Crane has approximately 12,000 employees in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Crane Co. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:CR). For more information, visit www.craneco.com.
Richard E. Koch, 203-363-7352
Director, Investor Relations
and Corporate Communications