HELLER US appoints new CEO
HELLER Group has appointed Kenneth Goodin HELLER US President and CEO effective July 1, 2018, upon the retirement of Keith Vandenkieboom.
Goodin joined HELLER US January 2018 as Vice President of Program Management. He brings many years of experience in the machine tool industry to this new assignment. Goodin has held positions of Global Director at Apex Tool and President/ CEO at Dalian Ingersoll Machine Tools company.
The HELLER Group also thanked Keith Vandenkieboom for his highly effective service to the HELLER Group over the past twelve years, including his leadership in diversifying the company’s customer base into other industries. "In North America alone, HELLER has installed more than 1,000 machine tools in the last several years, and we intend to expand, maintain and grow our ability to fully support HELLER customers and help them maximize the productivity of HELLER solutions over the long term", Manfred Maier (COO of the HELLER Group) said. "Kenneth Goodin’s appointment will help HELLER continue its progress in this very important market."