Combustion Engineering Names Robert Fortier
Robert J. Fortier has been appointed director-corporate advertising and marketing communications at Combustion Engineering, Inc., it was announced by William J. Connolly, corporate vice president, marketing and communications. Mr. Fortier formerly was manager of corporate advertising at C-E. In addition to continuing his responsibilities for corporate advertising, he will establish a marketing communications unit to provide communications support to line operations and to corporate staff functions.
He is located in C-E's headquarters in Stamford, Conn., and reports to Mr. Connolly.
Mr. Fortier joined Combustion Engineering in 1969 as manager of product advertising and sales promotion. Earlier, he held similar positions at Veeder-Root, Inc., Hartford, Conn., and at Texas Instruments, Attleboro, Mass., and American Optical Co., Southbridge, Mass.
Mr. Fortier received a B.S. degree in business administration from Syracuse University, and also attended New England School of Art, Boston.