Sunday, 23 February 2020
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Otis has a new boss

United Technologies Corp. (UTC) announced the appointments of Judith F. Marks as president & chief executive officer of Otis and David L. Gitlin as president & chief executive officer of Carrier, effective immediately.

Judith F. Marks. (Photo: © Otis)

"I’m pleased to announce these most important assignments as we make strong progress toward our goal of establishing both Carrier and Otis as stand-alone public companies and clear leaders in their respective industries," said Greg Hayes, UTC chairman & CEO. Otis is a United Technologies Corporation company.

Lead colleagues into the future

Judith F. Marks joined United Technologies as president of Otis in 2017 from Siemens, where she served as CEO of Siemens USA and Dresser-Rand, a Siemens business. Previously, she held senior leadership roles at Lockheed Martin and IBM. She earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University and serves as a director of Hubbell, Inc.

Handwerk"I’m privileged to lead our 68,000 Otis colleagues into the future", said Judy Marks: "The largest portfolio of service contracts, our global presence, and our ability to execute at scale enable Otis to deliver superior returns to shareowners through economic cycles."

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David L. Gitlin, a veteran of United Technologies, is the newly appointed president and chief executive officer of Carrier. He most recently served as president and chief operating officer of Collins Aerospace.

Previously, Gitlin was president of UTC Aerospace Systems after leading the integration of Goodrich Corporation with UTC. Gitlin holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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