Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> November 26, 2001

Louis Giuliano – Itt Industries Inc (itt)

LOUIS J. GIULIANO was named Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of ITT Industries, Inc. in March, 2001. Immediately prior to being named to his current position, Mr. Giuliano was President and Chief Operating Officer of the corporation, responsible for the ongoing operations at the company. He has played a key role in improving the company's operating performance leading to stronger margins and higher cash flow. Most recently he has led the company's Value Based Six Sigma introduction, a program designed to streamline processes and increase operating effectiveness throughout the company. Prior to being named President and Chief Operating Officer of ITT Industries in 1998, Mr. Giuliano was President and Chief Executive of ITT Industries' Defense and Electronics businesses and Senior Vice President of ITT Industries for eight years. Mr. Giuliano joined ITT in July 1988 as Vice President of ITT Corporation and Vice President - Defense Operations at ITT Defense after a 19-year career at Allied-Signal, where he served in a number of roles. He ultimately served as President of the Avionics Systems Group, responsible for seven operating units nationwide. Mr. Giuliano is a graduate of Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry, and a Master of Business Administration in Marketing. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a comment on the strength and diversity of

your portfolio?

Mr. Giuliano: We have a diverse mix of businesses, fitting our multi-

industry strategy. About half of our