Brian Drab

Brian Drab

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Specialties: Industrial Technology

Brian Drab, CFA, partner, joined William Blair in 2006. Mr. Drab covers industrial technology. Previously, he worked as an engineer at Motorola, with mechanical design and manufacturing responsibilities. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc.: Initiation of Research Coverage

William Blair & Company initiated research coverage of Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc. (GDI $22.65), an industrial company that designs, manufactures, and markets flow control and compression equipment and associated aftermarket parts for use in general industrial, energy, and medical applications. Learn More

Electronics for Imaging, Inc.: Initiation of Research Coverage

William Blair & Company initiated research coverage of Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (EFII $47.72), a leader in digital printing innovation focused on the transformation of high-growth areas of industrial printing from the use of traditional analog-based printing to digital on-demand printing. Learn More

Fortive Corporation: Initiation of Research Coverage

William Blair & Company initiated research coverage of Fortive Corporation (FTV $48.60), a spin-off of Danaher Corporation’s (DHR $80.62) industrial businesses. Fortive designs, manufactures, and markets diverse lines of products, with six strategic platforms—field solutions, product realization, sensing technologies, transportation technologies, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution. Learn More