M. Craig Maxwell
Craig Maxwell is Corporate Vice President of Technology and Innovation. Key responsibilities include leading Parker in new and emerging markets that complement Parker’s core competency in motion and control technologies. In addition, Maxwell is responsible for helping divisions implement the “Win Strategy", specifically in the areas of innovative products and expanding systems solution expertise worldwide. Previously, he held a number of engineering positions with Stanadyne Corporation’s Diesel Systems Group where he worked for 15 years. These included development, project, staff and chief engineer assignments.
In 1996, Maxwell joined Parker as Manager, New Product Development - Racor Division in Modesto, California, and was later promoted to Division Engineering Manager. Craig’s most recent assignment was to lead Parker’s fuel cell development program as head of Fuel Cell Systems Business Unit at the Fluid Control Division, New Britain, Connecticut.
Maxwell holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Technology from Central Connecticut State University.