Actuant Names Grissom Vice President, Human
September 20, 2010 04:03 PM Eastern Daylight Time
MILWAUKEE--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Actuant Corporation (NYSE:ATU) announced that it has named
Sheri Grissom as Vice President Human Resources. She comes to Actuant from Johnson Controls where she was
Vice President Human Resources for the Service, Energy Solution and Global Workplace Solutions business within
the Building Efficiency segment.
Ms. Grissom will report jointly to Robert Arzbaecher, CEO and Mark Goldstein, COO, and will work closely with
the Actuant executive committee to implement initiatives to drive the Company's organizational performance. "As we
continue to expand our global business and drive continuous improvement initiatives, our human resources focus
becomes more critical than ever in terms of hiring, developing and retaining the best talent to support our strategic
vision," said Arzbaecher. "Sheri's broad-based, global experience as a human resources leader made her a perfect fit
to lead this key strategic area within Actuant."
Prior to Johnson Controls, Ms. Grissom held increasingly responsible human resources positions with several leading
global organizations including Johns Manville, McKechnie Group and General Electric. She holds a Bachelor of
Business degree from Wichita State University.
Actuant Corporation is a diversified industrial company with operations in more than 30 countries. The Actuant
businesses are leaders in a broad array of niche markets including branded hydraulic and electrical tools and
supplies; specialized products and services for energy related industries and highly engineered position and motion
control systems. The Company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Butler, Wisconsin. Actuant trades on
the NYSE under the symbol ATU. For further information on Actuant and its businesses, visit the Company's
website at www.actuant.com.
Director, Investor Relations