A.O. Smith Introduces New President
A.O. Smith Water Products President Ajita Rajendra met with customers and media during the 2006 AHR Expo in Chicago. Rajendra succeeded Ronald E. Massa, who had been president of Water Products since 1999. In January 2005 Massa was appointed to the newly created position of senior vice president of the corporation, responsible for global sourcing, logistics and customer relations. Rajendra joined A.O. Smith from Kennametal Inc., where he had been senior vice president of the company's Industrial Products Group.