Rick Proud Appointed Chief Operating Officer for Dreisilker Electric Motors

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(Glen Ellyn, IL) Dreisilker Electric Motors, Inc, a recognized leader in Electric Motor Reliability and Repair services, today announces that veteran manufacturing executive Rick Proud has been named Chief Operating Officer for the Company.

Mr. Proud brings an extensive manufacturing experience base having held high level executive positions with both Abrasive-Form Inc. and GE Aviation. Most recently Proud was President of Turbine Component Resources where he led all aspects of the organization.

In his role as Chief Operating Officer Mr. Proud will be tasked with leading Dreisilker’s day-to-day operations and ensuring companywide strategic alignment and go-to-market strategy development for all business units. Proud will report directly to company president Leo Dreisilker.

“We are excited to have Rick join our leadership team” comments Mr. Dreisilker. “With his impressive operations and strategic planning background he is uniquely qualified to drive the organization forward” continues Dreisilker. “I have tremendous confidence in Rick’s ability to align our systems and further establish Dreisilker as the leader in providing Electric Motor solutions throughout the markets we serve.”

“I’m energized by the possibilities that exist” states Proud. “Dreisilker is a world class organization with a proud tradition of driving innovation, improving reliability, increasing uptime and saving customers energy. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to Dreisilker’s goal of continuous improvement and ever increasing levels of excellent service provided to customers” Proud continued.

“His impressive background in operations, management, and strategic planning establishes Rick as a key component of our efforts to provide an ever increasing level of excellence to our customers” continues Dreisilker.

About Dreisilker Electric Motors Dreisilker specializes in the electric motor re-manufacturing, field services and reliability based solutions including the sales of commercial and industrial electric motors, pumps, drives and controls. Key industry segments served include machine tool, manufacturing, printing, plastics and wind energy. Additionally, Dreisilker provides solutions for customers in heating/ventilation/air-conditioning, property management, utilities, municipalities, water reclamation and material handling.

Founded in 1955, Dreisilker is known for pioneering non burn-out motor stripping in the United States and is committed to providing sustainable electric motor repair that improves reliability, increases uptime and saves energy. The corporate headquarters is located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois and is supported by an auxiliary repair facility in McHenry, IL as well as five branch locations in the greater Chicago area, with an additional location near Atlanta, GA.

To learn more about Dreisiker’s Electric Motor Management programs please contact: Chuck Kohut, Manager, Marketing and Communications Phone: (630) 469-7510 E-mail: ckohut@dreisilker.com Website: www.dreisilker.com Dreisilker Electric Motors Inc. 352 Roosevelt Road, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-5646