Amesbury Creates Executive Leadership Team

July 31st, 2013 | Category: Industry News

Amesbury, a supplier of hardware, sealing, extruded and specialty products to residential and commercial markets, has created an executive leadership team.

“This leadership team, with guidance from its senior leadership members, will be poised to put Amesbury in an even stronger position as it goes through this time of growth and expansion,” says Jonathan Petromelis, president and CEO of Amesbury.

The following employees have been promoted and will all be part of the senior leadership group.

Wayne Steinhauer, currently vice president of Amesbury Hardware Products, will be promoted to chief operating officer for Amesbury. Currently responsible for six locations, Steinhauer, who has been with the company since 2004, will now be responsible for all 12 Amesbury locations.

Steve Brennan, currently director of human resources for Amesbury Hardware Products, will be promoted to senior vice president of human resources. Previously director of human resources, Amesbury hardware products, Brennan will now coordinate talent management, benefits and human resource activities for all of Amesbury.

Brian Cann rounds out Amesbury’s leadership team as chief financial officer. He joined Amesbury as CFO in the summer of 2012.

Additionally, the following employee changes have been announced:

Denis Schmider, formerly vice president of Amesbury Sealing Products, will oversee Amesbury’s sealing and extrusion operations as the new vice president of Amesbury sealing and extrusion operations. Schmider joined Amesbury in 2003 and will now be responsible for operations in six facilities in Rochester N.Y., Amesbury, Mass., Statesville, N.C., Covington, Ga., Cannon Falls, Minn. and Ontario, Calif.

Todd Betterley, formerly vice president of Amesbury Extruded Products, will be leading Amesbury’s worldwide sourcing efforts as the new vice president of strategic sourcing, which includes responsibility for logistics and quality programs. Betterley has been with Amesbury since 2003.

Dan Raap, currently director of engineering for Amesbury Hardware Products, will be promoted to vice president product engineering. This position will include a concentration on research and development, commercialization of new products and a commitment to accelerated innovation.

James Larson, currently director of operations for Amesbury Hardware Products, will be promoted to vice president of hardware operations. Larson has been with the company for eight years and will be responsible for operations in Sioux Falls, S.D.; Canton, S.D.; Fremont, Neb.; Statesville, N.C.; and Juarez, Mexico.

Amesbury is currently searching for a senior vice president of sales. This position will fill out the executive leadership team and will serve as a senior leadership member.

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