Carpenter Technology announces return of Gregory A Pratt as CEO
November 17, 2014
Carpenter Technology Corporation’s Board of Directors has announced that Gregory A Pratt will return as CEO of the company, replacing Bill Wulfsohn. Pratt was Carpenter’s CEO in 2009 – 2010, and has been a Board member since 2002. He will continue as the Chairperson of Carpenter’s Board, a position he has held since 2009.
Pratt has a distinguished career in metals, materials, and information technology serving as CEO of both Carpenter Technology and OAO Technology Solutions. During his tenure as Chairperson, Carpenter has made numerous investments in its business, acquiring Amega West and Latrobe Specialty Metals, and building Carpenter’s new Athens facility.
Wulfsohn, who resigned to take another role outside of the company, will step down from the CEO role and Board of Directors immediately, but will assist the company in a transition support role until December 31, 2014. “It has been a pleasure to work with Bill. Together, we have accomplished a great deal,” stated Pratt. “We wish Bill well in his next endeavors and thank him for his outstanding leadership and service to Carpenter.”