CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Anne K. Altman as an additional member of the company's Board of Directors. Ms. Altman will stand for election at the company's May 2015 Annual Meeting for a term expiring in 2018.
During a distinguished career with IBM that began in 1981 and continues today, Ms. Altman, 56, has served in a variety of roles and functions. She was appointed to her current role of General Manager, U.S. Federal and Government Industries in 2013, and previously held the role of General Manager, Global Public Sector at IBM beginning in 2009.
Ms. Altman currently serves on the IBM Performance Team, as well as on the Advisory Board to IBM's Industry Academy. Additionally, she serves on the Executive Committee and as Vice Chairman of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, on the Executive Committee and as Technology Council Chair of the Professional Services Council, and on the Executive Committee and Nominating Committee, as well as Treasurer, of the National Symphony Orchestra.
"Drawing on her many years of experience with IBM, Anne is well positioned to contribute to the SPX Board of Directors her valuable expertise in working with government and regulatory agencies, as well as her deep understanding of the global IT infrastructure and security landscape," noted Christopher J. Kearney, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of SPX. "Additionally, I am confident Anne will leverage her extensive marketing, organizational management, and workforce optimization skills to help advance SPX's overall business strategy moving forward."
Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) is a global multi-industry manufacturing leader with approximately $5 billion in annual revenue, operations in more than 35 countries and over 14,000 employees. The company's highly-specialized, engineered products and technologies are concentrated in Flow Technology and energy infrastructure. Many of SPX's innovative solutions are playing a role in helping to meet rising global demand for electricity and processed foods and beverages, particularly in emerging markets. The company's products include food processing systems for the food and beverage industry, critical Flow components for oil and gas processing, power transformers for utility companies, and cooling systems for power plants. For more information, please visit www.spx.com.
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