Peterson and Maxi-Seal Announce Promotions

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Peterson Manufacturing and Peterson’s Maxi-Seal Harness Systems division are pleased to announce two executive promotions within their management teams.

Peterson Manufacturing and Peterson’s Maxi-Seal Harness Systems division are pleased to announce two executive promotions within their management teams.

Tom Lynch, formerly a Senior Quality Engineer at Peterson, moves up to the position of Manager - OEM Accounts. In his new role, Lynch will have responsibility for motorcycle product sales and program development while leading Peterson’s sales efforts with Harley-Davidson.

Lynch joined Peterson in 2008 following much success at such leading companies as General Electric and Coca-Cola. He holds a BA degree in Business Administration from Drury University and an MBA from the University of Washington.

“Tom has done a great job within the Peterson Harley-Davidson Team,” said Steve Meagher, Peterson Vice President - Sales. “He’s built a strong working relationship within the Team and understands the needs and daily challenges of a highly valued customer. His significant manufacturing and quality experience prepares him well to take us to a new level with Harley.”

Tom and his wife, Natalie, have a daughter, Lauren, and live in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area.

At Peterson’s Maxi-Seal division, Kevin Cornelius has been named the new General Manager, heading up the day-to-day operations of the company. Prior to joining Maxi-Seal as Engineering Manager in 2009, Cornelius had logged over seven years in the same capacity for another major harness manufacturer.

With his degree in Plastics & Polymer Engineering from Penn College and solid background in directing the design and development of harness systems, Cornelius brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new position. In addition to his management duties, he will remain heavily involved in developing Maxi-Seal product innovations.

Kevin and his wife, Maegan, are residents of Lee’s Summit, MO.

Peterson Manufacturing Company is a world-leading innovator in the production of a complete line of vehicle safety lighting, mirrors, reflectors, antennas and related products. As an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, Peterson Manufacturing is a key subsidiary of Peterson Corporation, 12 highly specialized companies and over 3,000 people working in global transportation-related industries.

Maxi-Seal is a leading maker of custom-engineered wiring harness systems, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Peterson Manufacturing. ISO 9001:2008 certified, Maxi-Seal serves OEMs across a wide range of vehicular and other industries worldwide.

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