Ingersoll-Rand appoints two officers

Ingersoll-Rand’s board of directors has named Barbara Santoro vice president of corporate governance and secretary and Barry Libenson vice president and chief information officer. Santoro joined Ingersoll-Rand as assistant general counsel in 1996, and assumed the additional role of assistant secretary in 2000. She was promoted to deputy general counsel, transactions, earlier this year. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing the company’s compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements and New York Stock Exchange listing standards, monitoring external communications with shareholders with respect to corporate governance and recommending best practices in governance to the board. Libenson joined Ingersoll-Rand as vice president, e-Business, in 2001. He was promoted to chief information officer in 2003. Libenson will continue to be responsible for defining and implementing the organization’s global electronic and Internet business strategies.