Carl R. Christenson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Altra Industrial Motion Corp., a leading global designer, producer and marketer of a wide range of electromechanical power transmission motion control products. He was appointed as the Company's Chairmen in April 2014 and Chief Executive Officer since January 2009. He has also been a Director since 2007. Mr. Christenson serves on the Board of Trustees at Manufacturers Alliance.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Christenson served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Altra from January 2005 to December 2008. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Christenson was the President of Kaydon Bearings, a manufacturer of custom-engineered bearings and a division of Kaydon Corporation. Prior to joining Kaydon, Mr. Christenson held a number of management positions at TB Wood’s Incorporated and several positions at Ingersoll Rand. Mr. Christenson served as a director at Vectra Co., f/k/a OM Group, Inc., a NYSE listed technology-driven diversified industrial company, from 2014 to 2015. Mr. Christenson holds a M.S. and B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts and an M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic.