John has an impressive resume and noteworthy accomplishments serving the industrial supply chain for more than 20 years
San Jose, Ca (PRWEB) November 15, 2012
John Pregenzer joins Valin Corporation, the leading technical solutions provider for the technology, energy, life sciences, natural resources, and transportation industries, as Chief Operating Officer. Reporting directly to Valin CEO Joe Nettemeyer, Pregenzer will oversee the company’s day-to-day operations from their new San Jose headquarters.
“John has an impressive resume and noteworthy accomplishments serving the industrial supply chain for more than 20 years,” said Nettemeyer. “His proven leadership and diversified experience developing and executing operational and people processes in sales, distribution and manufacturing environments make him the right person for this job. We are confident that Pregenzer’s skills and competitive drive will be part of the catalyst that will take Valin to the next level.”
At Valin, Pregenzer will focus his attention on the company’s expenses, costs and margin control, as well as monthly, quarterly and annual financial goal management. His experience in mergers and acquisitions, executive management, strategy development and execution, operations, corporate finance, international business and marketing fundamentals, will also be beneficial to Valin’s growth.
Prior to joining Valin, Pregenzer was a President/Managing Director for the Piping Systems division at Georg Fischer AG, where he had worked since 1999. In that role, Pregenzer had been responsible for the performance of the industrial manufacturing and distribution activity in the Americas Division, which provide fluid and gas handling and measurement solutions for several markets including energy, chemical processing, and life sciences. He was instrumental in improving the operational performance of the Little Rock facility and implementing Georg Fischer’s sustainability program, SAP, Product Lifecycle Management and OSHA 18001.
Pregenzer holds a an MBA in Finance from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of San Diego.
About Valin Corporation
Based in San Jose, Calif., Valin Corporation, one of Inc.’s 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies is the leading technical solutions provider for the technology, energy, life sciences, natural resources, and transportation industries. Valin offers personalized order management, on-site field support, comprehensive training, and applied expert engineering services utilizing automation, fluid management, precision measurement, process heating, filtration, and fluid power products.
Valin was recently recognized as the 21st Largest Private Company in Silicon Valley by the Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal, as well as on Industrial Distribution’s Big 50 Watch List and Modern Distribution Management’s Top 40 Industrial Distributors list. To learn more about Valin’s solutions and capabilities, please visit http://www.valin.com, or to browse their product portfolio please visit http://www.valinonline.com.