Carpenter Announces New Human Resources Officer WYOMISSING, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2004--Carpenter
Technology Corp. (NYSE:CRS) announced today that John E. Thames,
formerly vice president, Human Resources & Communications at the
Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI), will become vice president, Human
Resources at Carpenter, effective May 24.
Thames, 54, served as vice president, Human Resources for 15 years
at the Bloomington, Minn., filtration products manufacturer. He
previously served as vice president, Human Resources of the G. Heilman
Brewing Company; and vice president, Human Resources of Harvest States
Cooperatives, a grain and food processing company.
Thames holds a JD degree from William and Mitchell College of Law
and bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Minnesota.
Carpenter said that Robert W. Lodge, currently vice president,
Human Resources at the company, would retire in August.
Carpenter, based in Wyomissing, Pa., is a leading manufacturer and
distributor of stainless steel, specialty alloys including titanium
alloys, and various engineered products. Carpenter had sales of $871
million in fiscal 2003 (ended June 30, 2003). More information about
Carpenter is available at www.cartech.com.
CONTACT: Carpenter Technology Corp.
Katharine Marshall, 610-208-3034
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MINING/METALS MANUFACTURING MANAGEMENT CHANGES
SOURCE: Carpenter Technology Corp.