Actuant CFO to step down in December, new CFO appointed
Mr. Dillon is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Century Aluminum Co. Mr. Dillon has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Century Aluminum Co. since 2014.
During his tenure at Joy Global Inc. (2009-2014), Mr. Dillon served as Vice President-Finance Global Surface Mining Group and Vice President-Controller and Chief Accounting Officer.
Prior to Joy he served as Vice President-Business Planning and Analysis and Vice President-Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Newell Brands, and Vice President-Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Briggs & Stratton Corporation.
Mr. Dillon began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP.
He received his B.S. in Accounting from Marquette University and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Andrew Lampereur, the Company’s current Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will remain in his position through the first quarter earnings announcement on December 21, 2016, and thereafter will provide ongoing consulting support.
The Company also announced that Robert Arzbaecher and Thomas Fischer will not stand for re-election as directors and will retire from Actuant’s Board of Directors when their current term ends at the next annual shareholders’ meeting on January 17, 2017.
Mr. Arzbaecher, retired Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, has been on the Board since Actuant’s founding in 2000 while Mr. Fischer joined in 2003.