Garrison New President Of Textron Industrial

Posted on November 19, 2007

Textron announced that John L. Garrison, Jr. has been promoted to president of its industrial segment, effective immediately. Garrison will lead the Textron businesses that manufacture and market branded industrial products worldwide, including E-Z-GO, Jacobsen, Greenlee, Kautex and Textron’s Fluid & Power Group. He previously served as president of E-Z-GO, the world’s leading manufacturer of golf cars and utility vehicles. In turn, E-Z-GO Vice President of Sales and Marketing Kevin Holleran has been promoted to president of the business unit.

Since joining the company in 2002, Garrison has been president of E-Z-GO. Prior to joining Textron, Garrison held senior management roles with Azurix Corp. and Case Corp. He succeeds Barclay Olson, who is retiring from the company at the end of 2008 after 30 years of service.