WHITE PLAIN, N.Y. -- ITT Inc. has appointed David Malinas to lead its Industrial Process business.

Malinas previously worked at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where he was most recently vice president and general manager of their Controlled Temperature Technologies Business Unit. He also held leadership positions at Danaher Corporation and Energizer Holdings.

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In this role, Malinas will be responsible for delivering the strategic and operating plans of ITT's Industrial Process business, which employs about 2,500 people globally and had 2016 revenues of approximately $830 million. The business designs and manufactures an extensive array of highly engineered pumps and valves for the oil and gas, chemical, mining and industrial markets. Its long-standing brands include Goulds Pumps, Bornemann, Engineered Valves, PRO Services and C'treat.

"David is a strong global leader with an impressive track record," said Denise Ramos, ITT CEO and President. "He has a strong operational background and deep experience in key areas such as strategy, marketing and new product development, process improvement and people leadership. These capabilities – along with his proven ability to transform business performance – will be a strong strategic fit for ITT and help IP drive operational excellence, strengthen customer intimacy and accelerate global growth."

COO Luca Savi said, "We are very pleased to have David joining ITT and the IP team. Given his strong technical and operational background, experience with highly engineered products and environments, and broad perspective across multiple global end markets, he will complement the deep experience we have on our IP team and help us continue to drive performance improvement."