updated - October 22, 2019 Tuesday EDT
Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has announced in a press release published GlobeNewswire that Donald E. Washkewicz will be retiring as chairman of the board of directors, effective December 31, 2015. Washkewicz, who began his career as an engineer in 1972 in the Hose Products Division, has dedicatedly serve Parker Hannifin for 43 years.
DuPont has announced in a press release that its board of directors have named Edward D. Breen as the company’s permanent chairman and CEO effective immediately. The Wall Street Journal adds that investors expect Breen to bring major changes to the agriculture-and-chemicals conglomerate.
United Continental Holdings, Inc. has announced that Oscar Munoz will be the company’s new CEO and Henry L. Meyer III, the highest independent director in United, is appointed as the non-executive chairman of the board of directors, according to a press release issued by United Airlines.
The Volkswagen Group has announced that Hans Dieter Poetsch, the chief financial officer of the company, has been nominated by the shareholder representatives of the Supervisory Board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE to be elected as chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG, according to a press release issued by Volkswagen.