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ITT’s John Veness Awarded British Pump Manufacturers’ Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award

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ITT’s John Veness Awarded British Pump Manufacturers’ Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award

John Veness, general manager of ITT’s (NYSE:ITT) Goulds Pumps brand’s operations in the U.K., was presented the British Pump Manufacturers’ Association’s (BPMA) Lifetime Achievement Award for “significant and consistent contribution to the pump industry over the duration of his working career.” He was recognized at the organization’s annual gala, held at the Chesford Grange, Warwickshire, U.K.

Veness has spent his entire career in the pump industry, beginning as an engineer trainee at HMD Sealless Pumps and progressing to managing director of the organization, where he served for nearly 40 years. He later established his own energy consulting company before joining ITT in 2009.

“We’re pleased to see John’s achievements recognized, and proud to have him on our team,” said James Hamilton, vice president of ITT Industrial Process Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Global Aftermarket. “He epitomizes the technical capability and customer-service ethic we value in our organization.”

In addition to his professional duties, Veness has served two terms as BPMA president and is currently a director of the organization and chairman of the Europump Marketing Commission. In presenting the award, the BPMA noted that he “has been extremely influential in the pump industry for nearly half a century.”

About ITT and ITT Goulds Pumps

ITT is a focused multi-industrial company that designs and manufactures highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions. Our customers in the energy, transportation and industrial markets depend on us to solve their most critical problems, and we focus on partnering with them to find solutions to their unique challenges. Founded in 1920, ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries. The company has sales in approximately 125 countries and generated 2013 revenues of $2.5 billion. For more information, visit www.itt.com.

Goulds Pumps, a flagship brand of ITT, is the world’s leading manufacturer of pumps for a wide range of industrial markets — including chemical, mining, oil & gas, power generation, pulp and paper, and general industry. As the only manufacturer to make digital monitoring standard on every process pump, Goulds Pumps continues to lead the industry in both mechanical pump design and the adoption of smart technologies. For more information, visit www.gouldspumps.com.

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