FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 1, 2019
Eastek International Corporation
LAKE ZURICH, IL: Eastek International Corporation Board of Directors appoints Dave Vrioni as the new President and Chief Operating Officer of Eastek International Corporation. In this role, Dave will take on the responsibility for managing all functions of Eastek and its subsidiary companies. Dave previously worked on the management team of Eastek in 2005-2006 and then for other companies of our majority shareholders, including 11 years as the General Manager of ProBuilt Professional Lighting (formerly known as “Petersen Brands”). Prior to that, Dave gained extensive experience in manufacturing, quality, product management and continuous improvement with several large companies including GE Plastics. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University and Six Sigma Black Belt certification from Motorola.
Previously, the Eastek Board of Directors formed a new Executive Committee of the Board to oversee operations of the Company. Bob Gerth, as CEO, will report directly to the Executive Committee. Bob previously managed another investment for our majority shareholders and has worked with Dave extensively on other management teams. Dave Vrioni will report directly to Bob.