Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> November 17, 1999

Kenneth J. Mcavoy – Watts Industries Inc (wts)

KENNETH J. MCAVOY joined Watts Industries, Inc. in 1981 as Corporate Controller. He served as the company's Vice President of Finance from 1984 to 1994. Mr. McAvoy has been the CFO and Treasurer since June 1986, and has been President of European Operations form January 1994 to June 1996. He has also served as Secretary or Clerk since January 1985. MICHAEL O. FIFER joined Watts Industries, Inc. in May 1994 and was appointed Vice President of Corporate Development, which title was recently changed to Corporate Vice President. Prior to joining the company, he was Associated Director of Corporate Development with Dynatech Corp., a diversified high-tech manufacturer, from 1991 to April 1994. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with a brief overview and a little history of

Watts Industries to set the stage for the readers.

Mr. McAvoy: Watts Industries was founded in 1874. We're celebrating