ConMet Names John Waters as President
VANCOUVER, WA | April 25, 2019— ConMet announced today that John Waters has been named President, effective immediately. Mr. Waters succeeds Mike Swiderski, who has held the position since 2014, following his election to retire. Mr. Waters has served ConMet for 27 years in various leadership roles prior to his appointment, including Interim President, Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations, and Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
“Mr. Waters has an intimate knowledge of the company’s strategy, people, products, and customers. I am confident he will guide ConMet to new heights and lead exciting business development initiatives,” commented Steve Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Amsted Industries.
“I am excited and honored to take on this new role,” Mr. Waters said of the transition. “I look forward to working closely with colleagues and strategic partners to advance ConMet’s efforts in developing innovative solutions that support our customers and address the industry’s most critical needs.”
ConMet, a division of Amsted Industries, is a leading global supplier of components to the commercial vehicle market. ConMet products are growing in popularity worldwide and are standard equipment on most heavy-duty trucks in North America. Amsted, a 100 percent employee-owned company, is one of the world’s largest transportation component manufacturers.
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