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Gleason Announces Senior Management Changes
February 2, 2005
John W. Guffey, Jr. has taken over as CEO of Gleason Corp., as David Burns resigned earlier this month.
Guffey, a longtime board member, was most recently chairman, president and CEO of Coltec Industries until its merger with BF Goodrich in 1999.
John J.Perrotti, Gleasons executive vice president and CFO, will become president and COO.
In addition,John W. Pysnack will become vice president of finance. Pysnack was previously the companys controllor.
In the companys press release, James S. Gleason, chairman of the board of directors, says, "We are particularly fortunate to have John Guffey, with both his past experience as CEO of a major engineering and manufacturing company and his long association with Gleason as a director, leading our company and working alongside John Perrotti as he assumes his additional duties".