Fairbanks Morse Names Michael Clark Chief Operating Officer
20-year manufacturing professional to guide company’s strategic operations
BELOIT, Wis. – March 22, 2021 – Fairbanks Morse, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management and a leading provider of engine solutions, named Michael Clark its new Chief Operating Officer. With more than two decades of strategic operations management expertise, Clark has an extensive background in helping companies become world-class supply chain partners. In his role with Fairbanks Morse, Clark will guide the company’s Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain and Program Management departments. He will also be responsible for the company’s Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) initiatives.
“Michael is a transformational leader dedicated to continuous process improvement,” said Fairbanks Morse CEO George Whittier. “He is extremely proactive in addressing business challenges, building customer relationships and streamlining operations. As we continue expanding, we will leverage Michael’s expertise to deliver on our goal to provide reliable power solutions that support our customer’s mission-critical operations.”
Before joining Fairbanks Morse, Clark served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Operations at Atkore International Group, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of electrical materials. He also spent a decade with Meggitt, an aerospace, defense and energy equipment manufacturing company based in the United Kingdom, serving as Group Vice President of Operations and Director of Operations.
Clark earned a Bachelor of Science in international supply chain management from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. He also completed an executive management program at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School.
About Fairbanks Morse
Fairbanks Morse manufactures and services heavy-duty, medium-speed reciprocating engines under the Fairbanks Morse® and ALCO® brand names, which are used primarily in marine and power generation applications. Fairbanks Morse has been the original equipment manufacturer of its engines for over 125 years and has a large installed base for which it supplies aftermarket parts and services. Fairbanks Morse is the principal supplier of diesel engines to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the Canadian Coast Guard. One hundred percent of manufacturing is conducted in its U.S.- based facility in Beloit, Wis., while aftermarket parts and services are delivered through its growing network of service centers strategically located around the U.S. Fairbanks Morse is a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management. Learn more about Fairbanks Morse by visiting www.fairbanksmorse.com.
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