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Federal Signal Appoints Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer

Federal Signal Appoints Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Federal Signal Corporation announced the appointment of Fred H. Lietz, 52, to the position of vice president and chief procurement officer. Lietz will lead Federal Signal's strategic enterprise sourcing strategy, including global sourcing and commodity management initiatives.

Lietz most recently served as vice president of global procurement and logistics at Westchester, Ill.-based Andrew Corporation. Prior to this, he served in a number of procurement leadership positions of increasing responsibility at Whirlpool Corporation and Philips, culminating as global director of non-production procurement and strategy planning for Whirlpool.

Lietz holds a Business Administration degree from Industrie-und Handelskammer in Stuttgart, Germany.

"We are delighted that Fred will lead the implementation of world-class supply chain practices across the Federal Signal enterprise," said Robert D. Welding, president and chief executive officer. "Fred and his team will help us achieve our strategic cost-reduction targets and year over year economic value improvements across Federal Signal."

About Federal Signal Corporation

Federal Signal Corporation is a leader in advancing security and well-being for communities and workplaces around the world. The company designs and manufactures a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial and airport customers. Federal Signal's portfolio of trusted, high-priority products include Bronto aerial devices, Elgin and Ravo street sweepers, E-ONE fire apparatus, Federal Signal safety and security systems, Guzzler industrial vacuums, Jetstream waterblasters and Vactor sewer cleaners. In addition, the company operates consumable industrial tooling businesses. Federal Signal was founded in 1901 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois. http://www.federalsignal.com/

Federal Signal Corporation

CONTACT: Investor contact, David Janek, +1-630-954-2000,
[email protected] , or Media contact, John Segvich, +1-630-954-2000,
[email protected] , both of Federal Signal Corporation

Web site: http://www.federalsignal.com/

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