Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 21, 2001

Curt J. Andersson & Gene Little – The Timken Company (tkr)

Curt J. Andersson is a Senior Vice President at The Timken Company. He joined the company in 2000 in his current position. During his 16-year career, Mr. Andersson served as marketing representative for IBM Corp. in Chicago, a Management Consultant for McKinsey and Company Inc. in Pittsburgh and a principal for A.T. Kearney Inc. (presently the Mitchell Madison Group) in Pittsburgh and New York City. Mr. Andersson joined General Electric as Manager, Corporate Business Development in 1994. He also held positions at GE of Manager of Global Sourcing and Asset Management; General Manager, Mexico Sourcing and Business Development; and General Manager, Aviation Services, his most recent position. Mr. Andersson was instrumental in the start up of GE's e-business for GE Engine Services and led the diversification of GE Engine Services into Information Services and e-commerce. Mr. Andersson received a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Profile
TWST: Can we start out with a quick overview of Timken?

Mr. Little (Sr. VP e-Business): We are a company now in our 101st year.

We are a global manufacturer. The two primary products are