Kitterman Appointed New President of AFG Industries
Brad Kitterman has been appointed president and CEO of AFG Industries Inc. according to Arthur Ulens, president of AGC Flat Glass. In his introduction, Ulens said, "In his several general manager roles, Brad has led operational improvements and cost reduction programs by implementing state-of-the-art processes and techniques and has developed a strong background in sales and marketing, manufacturing engineering, finance and IS&T."
Kitterman's introduction followed the retirement of John Litzinger who joined AFG 28 years ago and assumed the presidency in 2003. Litzinger, who retired for personal reasons, led the company through a series of strategic changes based upon a vision of customer-oriented, profitable growth.
Kitterman currently resides in Atlanta with his wife, Maggie, and their two daughters. He has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Auburn University and has held a variety of senior management positions with international businesses related to energy and construction materials including: LogicaCMG, Walter Industries and Schlumberger Limited.
Ulens concluded his introduction by saying, "I would like to take this opportunity to thank John for his contribution during all these years with AFG and wish him all the best during his retirement. At the same time, I wish every success to Brad in his new responsibilities."
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