July 25th, 2013

Davis-Standard Appoints Todd Pearson as Managing Director – Europe Operations


Davis-Standard, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Todd Pearson to the position of Managing Director – Europe.

Pearson will be responsible for managing Davis-Standard operations in Europe, Russia and the Middle East, overseeing efforts to identify, create and deliver value for Davis-Standard customers. He has also been appointed Managing Director of Davis-Standard’s German subsidiary ER-WE-PA GmbH.

In his previous role, Pearson served as Vice President of Global Operational Excellence, responsible for leading the company’s operational excellence team. Prior to joining Davis-Standard, he spent over two years in Germany providing operations and operational excellence leadership for the industrial electronic equipment company Belden, Inc.

“Todd has spent part of his professional career driving transformation in Europe, the Middle East and Asia by developing and implementing lean manufacturing programs. His in-depth knowledge and leadership will benefit our customers and enhance our global product offering,” stated Robert Preston, Davis-Standard CEO.

His previous experience includes roles of increasing responsibility in lean manufacturing management at Chrysler, LLC and Danaher Corp. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and an MBA in Integrative Management from Michigan State University.

Pearson has replaced Andreas Kandt, who has decided to pursue opportunities outside Davis-Standard.

Davis-Standard is a recognized global leader in high-performance converting and extrusion systems. The company has recently begun introducing a series of new innovations as part of their Global Advantage initiative, helping customers gain a competitive edge by optimizing their ability to respond to the ever-changing needs of their markets. For more information on Davis-Standard’s extensive extrusion and converting capabilities, email info@davis-standard.com.

About Davis-Standard, LLC
Davis-Standard, headquartered in Pawcatuck, Conn., is a global leader in the design, development and distribution of extrusion and converting technology. Davis-Standard systems encompass over 10 product lines to support manufacturing applications and customers within every major industry. This includes the agriculture, automotive, construction, healthcare, energy, electronics, food and beverage packaging, and retail industries, among others. With more than 950 employees worldwide and a network of independent sales agents and suppliers in nearly every country, Davis-Standard is committed to engineering equipment that is cost effective, environmentally friendly, and offers a high return on investment. The company has four manufacturing and technical facilities in the United States, as well as subsidiaries with facilities in China, Germany and the United Kingdom.

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