William “Bud” Hittie is President of INNIO´s Waukesha gas engines business unit. Waukesha provides international distributed gas compression and power generation solutions that deliver cleaner, more efficient and economical power to the oil and gas industry.
More than 32,000 Waukesha engines totaling over 30 million in horsepower have been delivered worldwide. Waukesha also provides enhanced support in the form of parts, services and a network of distributors and packagers. Primary operations are in Waukesha, Wisconsin and Welland, Ontario, Canada.
Bud has over 30 years of engineering and operational experience with many large global industrial companies including Boeing, GE Motors, Danaher, Nidec-Kinetek and Xylem. He has held leadership roles in Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain as well as President/CEO while working directly with international sales, operations and engineering teams in driving productivity, engineering and operations. In October 2019, he joined INNIO Waukesha as President. He is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. He holds a GE Six Sigma Black Belt and three patents in motor control applications.