David J. Wilson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbus McKinnon Corporation, a global leader in lifting and smart motion control technology. Mr. Wilson uses his international and business development skills, along with his strong leadership capabilities, to deliver results closely aligning with the Company's Blueprint for Growth Strategy. He serves on the Board of Trustees at Manufacturers Alliance.
Before his tenure at the Company, Mr. Wilson, served as President of the Pumps Division of Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets. Prior to working at Flowserve, Mr. Wilson advanced to significant leadership roles at SPX Corporation and its spin-off SPX FLOW, Inc. over a nearly 20-year period. As president of several businesses within SPX, Mr. Wilson developed innovative growth initiatives, implemented business simplification processes and restructurings, led acquisition and portfolio management strategies and defined strategic visions for the businesses. He ran global operations and resided in both Asia and Europe for several years. Mr. Wilson began his career as an engineer for Polaroid Corporation rapidly advancing into leadership roles. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.