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Alumnus Eugene Wu Named VP of Donaldson Company’s Asian Pacific Operations

December 21, 2011

Eugene Wu, a graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, has been named vice president of the Donaldson Company's Asia Pacific business operations.  He will have an office in Asia and will be a member of the company's senior leadership team.

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Most recently, Wu was chief advisor to the chairman of the board with Wanhua Industrial Group.  He previously was global vice president and president of Asia Pacific for Greif, Inc.  Wu also served as global vice president of operations at Elemica and was co-founder of Thinkagent Technologies.  Earlier in his career, he also had roles as global business director of Cabot Corporation and business development manager for Dow Chemical.

"We are committed to our vision of becoming the world's leader in filtration solutions and are extremely excited about the opportunities we see to leverage our core strengths across Asia Pacific," said Bill Cook, Donaldson's Chairman, President and CEO.  "With his operations background and extensive international experience, Eugene is an excellent addition to our global management team and will lead our Asia Pacific team in accomplishing the next targets in our company's strategic growth plan."

Wu earned a bachelor's degree from Zhejiang University, a master's degree in electrical and computer engineering from Rose-Hulman and an MBA from Purdue University's Krannert Graduate School of Management.

Donaldson ( is a leading worldwide provider of filtration systems that improve people's lives, enhance customers' equipment performance and protect the environment.  It is a technology-driven company committed to satisfying customers' needs for filtration solutions through innovative research and development, application expertise and global presence.  The company has 12,900 employees supporting customers at more than 100 sales, manufacturing and distribution locations around the world.