IMO NAMES BIRD SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL
IMO NAMES BIRD SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Imo Industries Inc.
(NYSE: IMD) has promoted Thomas J. Bird to senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, according to a recent announcement by W.J. Holcombe, IMO chairman.
Bird succeeds Stephen F. Agocs, who has retired as executive vice president and general counsel after more than 40 years of service. Agocs will continue to serve as a member of IMO's board of directors. Bird joined IMO in 1990 as vice president and associate general counsel. He had previously served as general counsel to GE Aerospace, Philadelphia, a $5 billion division of the General Electric Company. He held a number of other assignments during his 18 years with General Electric, including patent counsel and regulatory affairs counsel to the medical equipment division. He also served as a member of the corporate headquarters legal staff, as division counsel to the GE Semiconductor division in Raleigh, N.C., and as group counsel to the RCA Aerospace and Defense group, Cherry Hill, N.J. A native of Cincinnati, Bird is a 1966 engineering graduate of the University of Cincinnati and holds a juris doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He is admitted to the bar in the states of Ohio and Virginia, and is registered with the U.S. Patent Office. IMO, with 1991 sales of $1 billion, supplies analytical and optical instruments, electronic and mechanical controls, engineered power products and their support services to industrial and defense customers worldwide. /delval/ -0- 6/17/92 /CONTACT: Paul B. Lazovick, director of Investor Relations for Imo Industries, 609-896-7615/ (IMD) CO: Imo Industries Inc. ST: New Jersey IN: SU: PER
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