Kennametal Inc. (People News).
At Kennametal Inc. (Latrobe, Pa.), John Q. Stang is named VP of
global sales for the metalworking business unit, the company's
largest of four divisions. He joins from Ingersoll Rand Co., where
he's had global marketing and sales experience, and he reports
directly to Pat Mahanes, VP and COO of the tooling company's
metalworking solutions and services group. Stang, 48, holds degrees
including an MBA from Loyola College of Baltimore. Kennametal's
metalworking group accounted for 56% of the company's $1.6-billion
in sales in fiscal 2002. It will also be home to Widia's European
and Indian operations when that acquisition from Milacron Inc. closes in
the next few weeks.