MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rexnord Corporation (NYSE: RXN) announced today that Don Butler, a retired senior business executive who has held key leadership positions with General Motors and Ford, joined the company’s Board of Directors effective February 25, 2021.
“Don joins the board at an exciting time,” said Todd A. Adams, Rexnord Chairman, President and CEO. “His background complements the skills and expertise of our board, and we are confident he will provide valuable perspective as we continue to execute our strategy and enhance shareholder value. We look forward to his contributions.”
Butler’s career has spanned engineering, marketing, planning, product development, strategy, and executive leadership. He led planning and business development for OnStar, GM’s telematics subsidiary. He was Chairman and Managing Director of General Motors Egypt. He was the Executive Director of Chevrolet Truck Marketing, as well as Vice President of Marketing and Global Strategy for Cadillac. In his most recent position, he was Executive Director of Connected Vehicles for Ford Motor Company where he conceived, planned, and implemented the company’s connectivity strategy.
He has held a number of business and community board positions including The Judson Center, General Motors Egypt (Chairman), 5G Automotive Association, and Smart Device Link Consortium (Chairman). He is now pursuing community and real estate development in Detroit.
Butler has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from General Motors Institute, now Kettering University, and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rexnord is comprised of two strategic platforms, Process & Motion Control and Water Management, with approximately 6,600 employees worldwide. The Process & Motion Control platform designs, manufactures, markets and services specified, highly engineered mechanical components used within complex systems. The Water Management platform designs, procures, manufactures and markets products that provide and enhance water quality, safety, flow control and conservation. Additional information about the Company can be found at www.rexnordcorp.com.
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