Marc Dufour has been named president and CEO of Club Car, an Ingersoll Rand brand. He will have overall responsibility for the operational performance and strategic direction of the golf car and utility vehicle manufacturer.
Marc Dufour is Club Car’s fifth president in the company’s 53-year history. He succeeds Gary Michel, who recently was named president of Ingersoll Rand’s Residential Solutions Sector.
Marc Dufour assumes leadership of one of golf’s most respected brands as Club Car expands its reputation as a leading manufacturer of small task-oriented vehicles that serve a growing number of industries.
The 30-year Ingersoll Rand veteran has spent his entire career in the company’s Industrial Technologies Sector, which provides products and services – from compressed air systems, tools and pumps to material and fluid handling systems and small task-oriented vehicles – that enhance energy efficiency, productivity and operations.
After joining Ingersoll Rand in 1981 as an application engineer, Marc Dufour has held various positions with increasing responsibility. For the past five years, he has served as president of the America’s Region of the Industrial Technologies Sector. Previously he was president of Ingersoll Rand’s global Air Solutions business.
“Marc has demonstrated strong leadership skills throughout an impressive career at Ingersoll Rand and is well-qualified to take on this important role within our organisation,” said Robert Zafari, president of the Industrial Technologies Sector.
“I am thrilled and honoured to lead a company as respected and well-positioned as Club Car,” Marc Dufour said. “Throughout the Ingersoll Rand enterprise, as well as anywhere in the world where its people and products serve, Club Car is known for its innovative spirit, dedication to customers and unique culture. This is a very special opportunity for me.”
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