Gleason Corporation Appoints Udo Stolz as Vice President - Worldwide Sales & Marketing

September 1, 2009

Gleason Corporation has appointed Udo Stolz as Vice President Worldwide Sales & Marketing.  Mr. Stolz will have global responsibility for sales, marketing, and product management activities for all Gleason products and services.

Mr. Stolz joined Hermann Pfauter GmbH in 1987 and has held a variety of sales and management positions throughout his career.  Most recently Mr. Stolz was Vice President Sales, Europe for Gleason.

“Udo Stolz brings the necessary combination of experience and technical knowledge in gearing, a strong commitment to serving our customers and a global perspective which make him an ideal leader.  I am confident he will be a significant contributor to our company in his new role as we pursue our mission to be the Total Gear Solutions Provider”, said John J. Perrotti, President and Chief Executive Officer, of Gleason Corporation.

Gleason Corporation is a world leader in providing a full range of solutions for gear design and production.  The Company’s products are used by customers in automotive, truck, aircraft, agriculture, mining, wind power, construction, power tool and marine industries and by a diverse set of customers serving various industrial equipment markets. Gleason has manufacturing operations in Rochester, New York; Rockford, Illinois; Dayton, Ohio; Plymouth, England; Munich and Ludwigsburg, Germany; Bangalore; India, Studen, Switzerland; and Suzhou, China and has sales and service offices throughout the North and South America, Europe and in the Asia-Pacific region.

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