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Kadant Executive Announces Retirement


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Westford-based Kadant has announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Thomas O’Brien, will be retiring next year and the search for a successor has begun.

Located on Technology Park Drive, the company is seeking a replacement to begin a transition process for the outgoing O’Brien, who will leave at the end of June 2015.

Kadant is located at 1 Technology Park Drive
Kadant is located at 1 Technology Park Drive

O’Brien joined the company in January 1991 and oversees the controller, treasury, investor relations, and tax functions.

“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my years at Kadant and I’m proud of what we have accomplished. I believe Kadant is well positioned for continued success and the timing is right for me to begin the next chapter of my life,” said O’Brien. “While I’m looking forward to spending more time with my family in retirement, I will miss my friends and colleagues at Kadant.”

Kadant is a global supplier of high-value, critical components and engineered systems used in process industries worldwide, with revenues of $344 million in 2013 and 1,800 employees in 18 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.kadant.com.


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