R. Michael Carlson retired
from the presidency of Wayne, North America, a GE Energy business, on April 1,
2013. He had held this position since
2006. Before that, Mike spent 32 years at Dresser Natural Gas Solutions, now
part of Infrastructure Solution, in roles covering operations, product
management, sales management, and finally, the position of president. His
knowledge includes the production, transmission, and distribution markets for
Mike also led efforts to
acquire companies that produced electronic flow correctors, pressure
regulators, and gas control valves, as well as a systems integration business.
At Wayne, much focus has
been placed on channel management, sales growth, operational efficiency, and
fundamental improvements in quality, safety, and environmental compliance. Wayne
was also voted one of the “Top Ten Places to Work” in Austin for 2006, 2007,
2008, and 2010.
Mike holds a bachelor’s degree
in Business Administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA
from St. Bonaventure University.
Inducted Spring 2013