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Hussmann Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Cathey Haigh assumes role following strong track record of leadership with the century-old company

September 06, 2018

BRIDGETON, MO – September 6, 2018 - Hussmann Corporation, a Panasonic company, has announced the appointment of Cathey Haigh as Chief Financial Officer, effective on September 1, 2018. Haigh moves into this role following a successful stint as the Controller for Hussmann’s North American Equipment Sales and Portfolio Solutions business unit. She has been with Hussmann since 2003 serving in a variety of roles within the finance organization.

Haigh began her career as a CPA with Arthur Andersen in Dallas, TX as an auditor before moving to BDO as a Senior Audit Manager. She then joined Ingersoll Rand, Hussmann’s parent company at the time, in 2003 as Manager, Business Process Controls. She holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma.

"Cathey has been a key leader in our Finance organization, where she has become a trusted partner and confidant for many of us across the organization,” said Hussmann CEO, Tim Figge. “Her leadership will ensure the continued strong performance of our Finance team. The Hussmann Leadership Team is excited to welcome Cathey’s voice, perspective and partnership to our team.”

Haigh will succeed Tom Korte, who has served as Hussmann’s Chief Financial Officer since 2015. Korte will remain in the Panasonic family as Senior Vice President of Operations for Panasonic North America (PNA). 


About Hussmann Corporation

Hussmann Corporation, a Panasonic company, is an innovation and technology leader providing products and services that enable excellence in the food retail industry. Grounded in a history of industry-changing, innovative refrigerated merchandisers and refrigeration systems, today we provide a broad array of solutions for merchandising / shopper engagement, refrigeration, asset optimization, and supply chain management that address the critical needs of food retailers to increase sales, reduce costs, and increase shopper loyalty. We collaborate with customers across a variety of food retail segments including supermarkets, convenience stores, drug stores and dollar stores as we work towards our vision to positively impact the lives of consumers by transforming the future of food retailing. For more information about Hussmann, please visit


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