Mike Schulte named President of Gilbarco North America

Mike Schulte named President of Gilbarco North America

GREENSBORO, NC USA– November 30, 2009 – Mike Schulte becomes President of Gilbarco North America on December 1. He reports to Martin Gafinowitz, Danaher Group Executive and President Gilbarco Veeder-Root.Schulte’s appointment signals a continued investment in the North American business by Gilbarco and a commitment to the retail and commercial fueling sites in the region.

Schulte was most recently President of Hennessy Industries. He has held numerous leadership positions with other Danaher companies since 1998, including Director of Marketing and VP/GM Encoders while at Sensors and Controls, and President Europe, President Linear Motion and Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing while at Danaher Motion. Prior to joining Danaher, Schulte worked as a consultant at Boston Consulting Group. He began his career in sales at General Motors.

Gafinowitz said, “This will be a great step for the business. Mike will greatly strengthen Gilbarco's team and bring a proven focus to our customers and the needs of the North American market, in particular.”

Schulte has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Management Systems from GMI Engineering and Management Institute. He will be based in Greensboro, N.C.


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About Gilbarco Veeder-Root
Gilbarco Veeder-Root and Gasboy are leading suppliers of integrated fuel control, site management, and support services for petroleum marketers and commercial fueling enterprises worldwide.  For more information visit www.gilbarco.com.

For further information contact:
Lucy Sackett
Marketing Communications Manager
Gilbarco Veeder-Root
Tel: (336) 547-5607
Fax: (336) 547-5890
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