Coming off the heels of its acquisition of Engineered
Treatment Systems, Coventry-R. I.-based Neptune Benson has
announced the appointment of Michael Griffin as its new
“As our company continues on its aggressive
growth path, it is important to strengthen our team in
order to ensure that key operational and strategic
responsibilities can be given the proper
attention,” said Barry Gertz, current President
and CEO. “Michael brings the type of experience
and a global perspective that will prove to be invaluable
to our organization as we move forward.” Gertz
will continue in his role as the company's CEO.
Griffin, a graduate of Boston Univeristy, has more than
30 years of business experience. Most recently he served as
senior general manager of Sundyne, a division of Hamilton
Sundstrand, a United Technologies Corporation subsidiary.
In this position, he was responsible for the
company’s Electromagnetics and Marelli Pumps
business units. Prior, Griffin held positions with United
Technologies’ Sullair business units in Melbourne,
Australia and Michigan City, Indiana, as well as with
Pentair, Ingersoll-Rand and Goulds Pumps.
Griffin is eager to assist the company as it seeks
opportunities for expansion.
“I am very excited about Neptune-Benson's
strategic direction and the growing family of quality
brands,” said Griffin. “I look forward to
working with the team to assist the company in exploring
new opportunities in the industrial sector and other