Michael Hurt has recently retired as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Altra Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: AIMC), and was Altra’s Chief Executive Officer from 2004 until retiring in December 2008. Mike partnered with Genstar to form Altra Holdings in November 2004, a former Genstar Capital Fund III portfolio company, achieving spectacular growth.
Mike retired as the President and Chief Executive Officer of TB Wood’s Corporation in November 2003. He spent 13 years at TB Wood’s and 23 years with the Torrington Company, a division of Ingersoll Rand. At Ingersoll Rand, Mike’s senior management responsibilities were VP/General Manager of the Precision Components Division of the Torrington Company and Chairman of the Board of Nastech Corp., a Torrington Company – NSK Corp. joint venture. Prior to this, Mike was the Senior Marketing Manager for Torrington’s bearing businesses and spent four years as General Manager of Kilian Manufacturing, also an Ingersoll-Rand subsidiary.
Mr. Hurt is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of MW Industries, Inc., and is a Director of Boyd, Infinite Electronics, and Tecomet.