Fairbanks Morse Engine: Kimberly Getgen appointed to lead marketing
Contact: Wendy Prabhu, Mercom Communications
Beloit, Wisconsin - Fairbanks Morse - an EnPro Industries company (NYSE:NPO) and leading power solutions provider - announced today that Kimberly Getgen has joined the company to spearhead global go-to market strategy and initiatives. As vice president of strategic marketing, Ms. Getgen is responsible for defining and executing the company’s corporate marketing strategy across each of Fairbanks Morse’s key vertical marketing segments including marine power and power generation. Ms. Getgen owns go-to-market strategy, marketing communications, and product management and reports directly to Marvin Riley, president of Fairbanks Morse and chief operating officer at EnPro.
“Kim has delivered impressive results creating markets and driving double digit growth as a talented marketing executive for a number of connected energy industry companies,” said Fairbanks Morse President Marvin Riley. “For over a century, our company has had a proud, innovative history in the energy industry and we are completely focused on our mission to bring power where it is needed most in the world. We are excited to have Kim join Fairbanks Morse to drive its long-term vision and marketing strategy, allowing us to broaden our capabilities and deliver on our mission to power the world forward.”
Previously, Ms. Getgen was vice president of marketing at Energy Internet of Things (IoT) company Blue Pillar, where she was instrumental in positioning the company as the leader in behind-the-meter Internet of Energy with multiple industry awards including a Platts Global Energy Award in 2016. As vice president of marketing at Tollgrade Communications, she was recognized as "Maverick of the Year" by the Stevie® Awards for Women in Business by putting the company on the map as the global leader in smart grid sensors with predictive outage detection capabilities. Prior to Tollgrade, Ms. Getgen was director of product marketing at Echelon Corporation, where she developed a product and channel readiness process that drove significantly increased revenue and market share internationally.
"Fairbanks Morse is a true American success story and I’m humbled to join a company that boasts such a rich history and strives to achieve the noble purpose of bringing power where it’s needed most in the world," said Getgen. "Today, 16 percent of the global population has no access to power and that is an unacceptable reality. There are very few companies in the world as committed to eradicating global energy poverty as Fairbanks Morse. When you combine this purpose with the capabilities of Fairbanks Morse, you have a highly disruptive player in power generation."
About Fairbanks Morse Engine: Fairbanks Morse is the critical power solutions expert – a strategic partner and a trusted source for application-specific, fuel-flexible power systems that deliver optimal performance in mission critical applications. These applications include power generation -- base load and standby power plants, and emergency back-up power for nuclear plants; and ship propulsion and shipboard power for the United States Navy and Coast Guard and commercial vessels. Fairbanks Morse reliable engine drive solutions also can be found in a wide range of municipal, institutional and industrial applications. More information is available at www.fairbanksmorse.com.
About EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPO): EnPro Industries, Inc. is a leader in sealing products, metal polymer and filament wound bearings, components and service for reciprocating compressors, diesel and dual-fuel engines and other engineered products for use in critical applications by industries worldwide. For more information about EnPro, visit www.enproindustries.com.