Aaron Saak was appointed Crane NXT President and Chief Executive Officer in November 2022. Mr. Saak has more than 20 years of experience leading technology-focused businesses for multinational organizations.
Before joining Crane, Mr. Saak served as President and CEO of Mobility Solutions and President of Gilbarco Veeder-Root (GVR), a subsidiary of the Vontier Corporation, with approximately $2 billion in revenue and sales in over 40 countries. Prior to GVR, Mr. Saak held senior leadership roles with Tyco International, including as Vice President and General Manager for the SimplexGrinnell business. Additionally, his career includes a ten-year tenure at General Electric.
Mr. Saak obtained a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University, master’s degree Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Northwestern University, and a bachelor’s degree in Ceramic Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.