William E. Kassling

Bill Kassling previously served as Chairman, President and CEO of Wabtec, and he led a management group in the purchase of the company from American Standard in 1990.

Mr. Kassling has had a distinguished career that includes operating and strategic planning positions in senior management at American Standard, Clark Equipment Company, Boston Consulting Group and Parker Hannifin Corporation, and as an Officer in the United States Navy. Mr. Kassling holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and Bachelors of Science degree in industrial management from Purdue University. He has also received an honorary doctoral degree from Purdue University in 2005.