East Penn Announces New Leadership Appointments

East Penn Announces New Leadership Appointments

Three East Penn execs promoted to EVP positions.

East Penn Manufacturing Co. has announced the promotion of three executives to new EVP positions.  

Norbert Maleschitz has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer. In his new role, Maleschitz will oversee the company’s daily operations, which include manufacturing, purchasing, distribution and engineering. This will be in addition to his prior duties as chief technology officer, managing East Penn’s further advancement of technology, innovation, and continuous improvement for the company’s products, processes and manufacturing equipment. He will continue to report directly to Chris Pruitt, CEO/president.

Christy Weeber has been promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). Weeber’s role will further focus on developing financial and corporate strategic priorities and risk management. Weeber will continue to oversee East Penn’s legal and IT departments, in addition to her current oversight of the financial aspects of the company including general accounting and finance, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit, and costing. She will continue to report directly to Pruitt.

Pete Stanislawczyk has been promoted to executive vice president and chief commercial officer. This newly created position will involve the oversight of all the Transportation Sales segments including: Original Equipment, Aftermarket, Private and Proprietary Brands, and Branch Operations; all Industrial segments including: Motive Power and Reserve Power; Wire, Cable, & Battery Accessories Sales and customer service for the transportation division. As East Penn continues to grow these areas, this added organizational structuring will even better position the company’s ability to address evolving customer needs across multiple divisions, according to the company. He will continue to report directly to Pruitt.

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