Kennametal exec, a top CEO.

Position:Management strategies

Kennametal Inc. President and CEO Carlos M. Cardoso has been named one of the best chief executive officers by Institutional Investor magazine.

This recognition places Cardoso among the top five CEOs in the capital goods/industrials category and machinery sector. More than 1,000 portfolio managers and analysts from 486 money management firms were asked by Institutional Investor to name the top-performing CEOs throughout 62 industry sectors.

"I am pleased to receive this recognition, and I am especially honored that the analysts and portfolio managers in our sector selected me as part of this group," says Cardoso, who was originally profiled in the March 2006 issue of Tooling & Production.

"It is key to mention," he adds, "that Kennametal's strong performance is a direct reflection of the strength of our strategy, which we execute by applying the principles of our management operating system, the Kennametal Value Business System, and, most importantly, the dedication and hard work of our global team.

"The added value we bring is that we take customers' best practices and our best practices around the world,"...

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