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Mactac Selects New Vice Presidents to Join Leadership Team




Mactac has selected two new vice presidents to join the company's leadership team at its headquarters in Stow, Ohio. Chad Oney assumed the role of vice president of operations effective as of January 2015, and Ken Pratt began his assignment as vice president of global procurement effective as of December 2014.

“With previous leadership positions, both Oney and Pratt offer a variety of experience that will undoubtingly help Mactac achieve new levels of success,” said Ed LaForge, president, Mactac Americas. “Their unique skills sets, coupled with their proven track records of leading complex and business-transforming projects, will be a great asset to the organization.”

Oney brings nearly 20 years of experience to Mactac transitioning from his role as the director of operations, North America, at Carlisle Brake and Friction. After joining Carlisle in 1999 where he served as a manufacturing engineer, he has since excelled in several roles from engineering management to vice president/general manager for Asia Pacific. Oney received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Wright State and his MBA from Ashland University.

Pratt also brings nearly 20 years of experience, specifically in sourcing and supply chain management, to Mactac. Prior to his most recent position as vice president of procurement at Associated Materials, he held positions with General Electric, Otis Elevator, Textron, A Raymond Tinnerman and GE Transportation. He also served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Pratt received his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Penn State and his MBA from Webster University. He has a CPM and Six Sigma Certification.

Oney and Pratt will report to Ed LaForge, president of Mactac Americas, and globally, Pratt will report to Guido Alvino, president of Mactac Europe.

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