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Treadways Names New Executive VP

first_imgLSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. EAST NORRITON, PA– Treadways Corp. announced that Koichiro (Kyle) Iwasawa has been named executive vice president of operations, replacing Koji Aoyama who will be returning to Japan. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Iwasawa began his career with Sumitomo Corp. in 1979. During the past 26 years, he has held many positions within Sumitomo’s vast organization, including 6 years with Treadways. Iwasawa served as director of marketing and operations from 1993 to 1995, and vice president of operations for 1996 to 1999. He was most recently general manager of the paper and paperboard export department of Sumisho Paper Company in Tokyo. Iwasawa will relocate to the U.S. later this year. He will be based out of the Treadways Headquarters in East Norriton, Pa., and will report directly to Roy Araki, president. Treadways is a leading marketer of tires to independent tire dealers. Among its tire brands offered are Jetzon, Telstar, Laramie, Eldorado, Tempra, Doral and Sumitomo. For more information, go to: www.treadwayscorp.com. _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business. last_img read more

Intermet Chairman and CEO Gary Ruff Resigns

first_imgDeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. TROY, MI — Gary Ruff, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Intermet Corp., has resigned. Ruff joined the company in 1999 and became chairman and CEO in 2004. A reason for his departure was not provided. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement The company’s board of directors has elected Gil West as interim CEO and Jeff Mihalic as interim president, effective immediately. West and Mihalic are from Q Investments, a Fort Worth, TX, investment Firm, which is an investor in Intermet. Prior to joining Q Investments, West held senior leadership positions at TIMCO Aviation Services, Northwest Airlines and United Airlines. Prior to joining Q Investments, Mihalic held senior leadership positions at Bombardier Aerospace and United Airlines. For more information about Intermet, go to: http://www.intermet.com . _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit. last_img read more

Penray Promotes Tina Pawelczak to Marketing Manager

first_imgDeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL — Tina Pawelczak has been promoted to marketing manager at Penray. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement As marketing manager, Pawelczak will be responsible for helping Penray improve its overall market strategy and product position. She will also be a key element in the development of new products, from inception to distribution. Pawelczak has held various positions at Penray since joining the company 15 years ago. Most recently, she held the position of sales and service manager, where she coordinated and stabilized Penray’s pricing and margins. Pawelczak is based in Penray’s sales and marketing office in Elk Grove Village, IL. She resides in McHenry, IL, with her husband Ron. For more information about Penray, visit: http://www.penray.com.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain.last_img read more

International Speedway Corp. Names Tracie Winters VP of Business Development

first_imgDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — International Speedway Corp. has promoted Tracie Winters to vice president of business development. Winters assumes this role from her previous position as managing director, business development, a position she has held since 2006. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Winters, 37, reports to John Saunders, executive vice president, chief operating officer and will oversee ISC’s new business growth opportunities and initiatives as well as the company’s strategic plan. Joining ISC in 1999, Winters has held various positions with the company. Prior to her positions at ISC, Winters served as investor relations director for Gencor Industries Inc. in Orlando, Fla. Previous to that position, she worked for the investment banking group at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York, NY. Winters earned her undergraduate degree in international finance from Brigham Young University, and her masters of business administration from the University of Florida.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain.last_img read more

Eastern Catalytic Names Charles Pantano to Lead Emissions Certification Programs

first_imgLANGHORNE, Pa. — Eastern Catalytic has appointed Charles Pantano to head up its emissions certification efforts. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement The announcement was made by George Schafer, president of Eastern Manufacturing, who noted, “As a leading manufacturer of world class catalytic converters, it is extremely important for us to be able to quickly and effectively meet the ongoing requirements of global emissions. Charles Pantano comes to us with a great deal of engineering and design experience and expertise, as well as a strong, hands-on knowledge of the automotive business. We will be looking to him to provide us with the leadership to address our certification needs and further expand Eastern’s catalog of certified catalytic converters.” In this new role, Pantano will be responsible for assuring that Eastern Catalytic products are designed to meet the testing requirements and performance compliance criteria established for catalytic converters by various regulatory agencies, including CARB and EPA. His duties will include: defining production exhaust configurations; technical liaison to component suppliers; qualifying technologies and ensuring performance, durability, and quality compliance; supporting catalyst development and certification programs, production selection of catalyst, product verifications and validation and assistance of commercial launch for new converters. Before joining Eastern Catalytic, Pantano enjoyed a successful career as an electro-mechanical engineer. Most recently, he worked as a product design engineer for Advent Design (Bristol, Pa.) from 2006-2009 where he designed and manufactured high speed automated assembly equipment for various industries. From 2004-2006, Pantano was a senior mechanical engineer at Ocean Power Technology (Ewing, N.J.) and was responsible for the designing and fabricating of large-scale ocean buoys that generate renewable energy through wave power. Prior to that, he spent five years as an electrical/mechanical engineer with Alpha Automation (Trenton, N.J.). Advertisement In addition to his career activities, Pantano is also an automotive performance buff and active NHRA drag racer. Since 1982, Pantano has designed and built various engines for local racers. He has an NHRA competition license and competes locally in NHRA events. He also holds an Amateur Radio Operator Advance Ticket.last_img read more

Bosch Announces Organizational Changes

first_imgBROADVIEW, IL — Bosch has announced changes within its Automotive Aftermarket Division North America, which were made to support the recent growth within the Bosch organization and position the company to better serve its customers now and in the years ahead. The following organizational changes became effective April 1:AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement David Coolidge is expanding his role as a member of the global Automotive Aftermarket Management Board. In addition to his North America assignment, Coolidge now assumes responsibility for Latin America as executive vice president, Americas. He also takes on co-responsibility for the global Braking Components business unit with another member of the Management Board, Hans-Peter Meyen. With these additional Management Board responsibilities, Coolidge has relinquished his role as aftermarket regional president, North America. He will remain headquartered at the Bosch Aftermarket facility in Broadview, Ill. Odd Joergenrud assumes the role of aftermarket regional president, North America. Joergenrud is a 16-year Bosch veteran and has served in several sales and marketing management positions in the Automotive Aftermarket Division. Odd began his Bosch career in 1993 as the Scandinavian product manager for the Automotive Aftermarket Division. For the past six years, he served as the aftermarket regional president, Asia/Pacific. Prior to joining Bosch, Joergenrud worked in various sales, marketing and business management roles following his university graduation and his graduate studies. Joergenrud earned his bachelor in business administration and his MBA from the Norwegian School of Management (BI) in Oslo, Norway. Joergenrud, his wife and two children will be relocating from Singapore to the Chicago area over the next few months.Advertisement In his new role, Joergenrud will be responsible for North America Aftermarket Sales (IAM and OES), Marketing, Communications, Supply Chain Management and the Diagnostics and Filtration regional business units. These areas will report directly to him. Structures of the individual functional areas will remain the same. Bosch customers and suppliers will continue to work with the associates and teams with which they currently interface on a day-to-day basis.last_img read more

John Plant Named Chairman of TRW

first_imgDeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  LIVONIA, Mich. — TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has announced that President and CEO John Plant has been appointed to the additional post of chairman of the board, effective immediately. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Plant has held the position of president and CEO, serving as a member of TRW’s board, since 2003. As chairman, Plant replaces Neil Simpkins, senior managing director of The Blackstone Group, who resigned as chairman, but will remain on the board of directors and assume the newly created position of lead director. Simpkins was appointed chairman of the board in 2003 as a result of Blackstone’s majority purchase of the company at that time. Given Blackstone’s reduced ownership position, TRW’s board of directors agreed that the timing for this transition was appropriate.   “I am pleased and honored to assume the additional responsibilities as board chairman,” said Plant. “I thank Neil for his contributions and leadership over the years, which will continue in his new role as lead director.”,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementlast_img read more

Aftermarket Industrial Sales Manager, North America – Carlisle Brake & Friction

first_img The North American Aftermarket Industrial Sales Manager is responsible for attaining sales plan objectives. This position is responsible for planning and managing all sales activities within the North American Industrial non-OE aftermarket to drive increase in market share. The North American Industrial Sales Manager will provide business intelligence and market place direction by, establishing clear goals, strategies and initiatives. In addition, the North American Industrial Sales Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of annual sales plans, strategies and tactics to support CBF’s North American and Global business objectives.   Specific Duties: • Directly manage non-OE aftermarket CBF distributors. Work extensively with other roles in sales and marketing (analysts, customer service, and marketing) as well as other functions including R&D, operations, and finance to meet or exceed customer expectations and to build / reinforce a positive CBF brand promise. Advertisement • Supervise any current or future Regional Sales Managers for the Industrial Aftermarket. • Study, analyze, and report on quality of CBF service, customer attitudes, economic conditions, and government controls, with respect of their effects on sales of existing or proposed services. • Continually evaluate the timely adjustment of sales strategies and plans to meet changing market competitive conditions. • Implement both tactics and long-term sales strategies geared toward greater global market share and profitability. • Coordinate with all CBF regions / associates touching any/all Industrial customers. Work across North American regions with particular attention on coordinating CBF globally with multinational customers. • Develop & maintain strategic national and global accounts.  Develop effective executive level relationships and broad networks of contacts at target customers. • Work extensively with Industrial Marketing Team on development and implementation of market, product, and customer strategies. • Manage CBF’s value proposition to the market, customers and industry including service, price and product sales strategies. • Take on other / special project work as assigned by VP sales • Manager Eagle or incentive programs for all North American Industrial Aftermarket Accounts.   This position will report to the Director of Global Industrial Aftermarket at Global Headquarters in Solon, Ohio. Advertisement A Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering preferred, plus five years of previous sales experience with the heavy duty spare parts industry.   To apply online for this position, click the Apply Now button below. With 10 manufacturing facilities globally located in the U.S., UK, Italy, China, Japan and India, and with over 2,000 employees, Carlisle Brake & Friction is the leading provider of high performance braking solutions to the off-highway, high performance racing, aerospace and alternative energy markets, serving over 100 leading original equipment manufacturers in 55 countries. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Carlisle Brake & Friction designs and manufactures a full solution set of braking products. These include: dry disc caliper brakes, drum brakes and mechanical brakes for both service and park applications. Additionally, we manufacture both wet and dry friction materials used for wet brakes, brake linings, clutches, fuel cells, and transmissions. We also design and deliver hydraulic actuation, including hydraulic valves, master cylinders, adjustors, and boosted master cylinders.   An Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/D/V.last_img read more