Nortech Names Wasielewski President, COO PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Friday, 15 February 2013 11:47

MINNEAPOLIS -- Nortech Systems has promoted Richard G. Wasielewski president and chief operating officer, effective immediately.

Mike Degen retains his role as chief executive officer.

Wasielewski joined Nortech in 2004 as vice president and chief financial officer and was named a senior vice president in 2008. While at Nortech, his responsibilities have included spearheading acquisitions, leading long-range strategic planning and evaluating the operations of Nortech’s manufacturing and service locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Mexico. He was general manager of the company’s Aerospace Systems division during 2010 and 2011.

“We’re pleased to recognize Rich’s invaluable contributions to Nortech,” said Mike Degen, chief executive officer of Nortech Systems. “His transition into this new role will contribute significantly to our future growth and the achievement of our long-term objectives.” Degen reiterated the company’s commitment to both organic and acquisition-led growth.

Before joining Nortech, Wasielewski held a number of management positions in finance, operations, information systems, administration, sourcing, mergers and acquisitions and strategic planning at several leading manufacturing companies including Select Comfort and The Toro Co.

Wasielewski has a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's in business administration from Indiana University.




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