Mark Smith Elected to A.O. Smith Board of Directors

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from A.O. Smith Corporation

    MILWAUKEE, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark D. Smith was elected today to the
 Board of Directors of A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:   AOS, Amex:   SMCA).  The
 election announcement was made following the company's annual meeting.
     Smith, 39, is a business manager for Strattec Security Corporation of
 Milwaukee, a manufacturer of mechanical locks, electro-mechanical locks, and
 related security products for automotive applications.
     Prior to joining Strattec in 1997, Smith spent 14 years with A.O. Smith
 Automotive Products Company, a former division of the corporation.  He held a
 number of quality assurance and operations management positions during that
 period.
     Smith is a 1983 graduate of Carroll College, Waukesha, Wis., where he
 earned a bachelor's degree in business administration.  He also holds an MBA
 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  He is a fifth-generation member
 of the founding family of A.O. Smith Corporation.
     A.O. Smith Corporation, with headquarters in Milwaukee, Wis., is a
 manufacturer of fractional horsepower, hermetic, and integral horsepower
 electric motors, residential and commercial water heaters, and high-efficiency
 boilers.
 
 

SOURCE A.O. Smith Corporation
    MILWAUKEE, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark D. Smith was elected today to the
 Board of Directors of A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:   AOS, Amex:   SMCA).  The
 election announcement was made following the company's annual meeting.
     Smith, 39, is a business manager for Strattec Security Corporation of
 Milwaukee, a manufacturer of mechanical locks, electro-mechanical locks, and
 related security products for automotive applications.
     Prior to joining Strattec in 1997, Smith spent 14 years with A.O. Smith
 Automotive Products Company, a former division of the corporation.  He held a
 number of quality assurance and operations management positions during that
 period.
     Smith is a 1983 graduate of Carroll College, Waukesha, Wis., where he
 earned a bachelor's degree in business administration.  He also holds an MBA
 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  He is a fifth-generation member
 of the founding family of A.O. Smith Corporation.
     A.O. Smith Corporation, with headquarters in Milwaukee, Wis., is a
 manufacturer of fractional horsepower, hermetic, and integral horsepower
 electric motors, residential and commercial water heaters, and high-efficiency
 boilers.
 
 SOURCE  A.O. Smith Corporation