Officers Named By Johnston Pump Company
Appointments to the position of president, vice president-controller, and vice president, sales and marketing, have recently been announced by the Johnston Pump Company. Johnston, headquartered in Glendora, Calif., is a leading manufacturer of vertical pumps for process, power, marine, agricultural and general industrial use.
Andrew W. Woodbury has been named as Johnston's president. He previously served as president for the Vertical Pump Division of Goulds Pumps, Inc., and as vice president of the parent company. Mr. Woodbury is a native of New York City and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marine engineering from the New York Maritime College. He is presently chairing the vertical pump committee of the Hydraulic Institute. According to Mr. Woodbury, "The company has much enthusiasm for the future; the combination of the resources of Johnston with Aerojet General, our parent company, gives us more than the necessary ingredients for an even more expansive growth." Also named was Paul S. Chapman as vice president, sales and marketing. Mr. Chapman has been with Johnston for 22 years, and has held various sales and managerial positions with the company before assuming the responsibilities of vice president, sales and marketing. Prior to his career with Johnston, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He has studied engineering at North Carolina State University and the University of Maryland, and is also a graduate of the UCLA School of Business Management.
Harry E. Madsen is now serving as Johnston's vice president-controller. Mr. Madsen was formerly chief financial officer for the Vertical Pump Division of Goulds Pumps, Inc. Prior to that position, he served for 23 years in various capacities with The Continental Copper and Steel Company. He is an active member of The American Institute of Corporation Controllers. Mr. Madsen is a native of New Jersey and has studied financial analysis and corporation management at Rutgers University.