Recent promotions and hires
Penn-based Victaulic announced that Dr. Richard A. Bucher has joined Victaulic
as vice president of product development in the engineering department. In the
position, Bucher will provide leadership to Victaulic product development
efforts, as well as strategic planning regarding the development of new
products and the investigation of new technologies and business opportunities.
Libertyville, IL-based Chloride North American announced two
appointments to its sales team. Jackie Remillard has been named the company's
new area account manager for the Midwest for responsibility for managing
strategic partnerships and developing new relationships with customers in that
region. Additionally, Laurie Kratohwil has taken over of the Choloride inside
sales team in charge of lead generation and inquiry qualification.
Dallas-based Smith Seckman Reid Inc . hired Jared Edwards as
project manager and mechanical engineer in the firm's Dallas office. Edwards will be responsible
for the design of HVAC systems for health care facilities, data centers,
laboratory facilities, and higher education institutions.
Colo-based Merrick & Co . hired Matt West, PLS, as director of surveying. In
the role, West will oversee the strategic expansion of Merrick's
surveying practice. West's
responsibilities at Merrick include operational
leadership, strategic planning, business development, technology innovation,
and career mentoring.
La Crosse, Wis.-based Michaels Engineering announced the addition of new energy efficiency division
team member Andy Plzak .
Chicago-based RJA Group Inc . announced that Carl F.
Baldassarra, PE, FSFPE, joined the company as executive vice president of
project delivery. Baldassarra will head up key business functions and processes
associated with project delivery for RJA and SAKO clients worldwide.
Baldassarra will provide the bridge within the company between business
development, operations and finance to help deliver efficient client services
on major multi-office initiatives.
Huntsville, Ala.-based WestWind Technologies named Chester Schickling as vice president of business
development. With more than 35 years of targeted marketing and sales management
experience, Schickling will lead business development team efforts on domestic
and international programs.