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Debbie Fliehman :
Duncan MacLean Appointed President, MacLean Vehicle Systems of the MacLean-Fogg Company


Debbie Fliehman :
Effective Jan 28, 2008, the Board of Directors of MacLean-Fogg Company announced that Duncan MacLean has been elected President of MacLean Vehicle Systems (MVS), a worldwide market leader of fasteners, plastics and composites, powertrain and suspension and linkages. With 16 locations in the United States, Asia and Europe, MVS offers design engineering, production and distribution capabilities to the automotive, truck/trailer, off-road, recreational, farm equipment, military and aerospace markets globally.

CEO and Chairman of the MacLean-Fogg Companies, Barry L. MacLean, commented, “Duncan’s experience managing our automotive parts and components, aerospace and fastener businesses will help him grow and develop our cohesive group of very competitive focused factories to better serve our customers. Duncan will strategically direct our assets to continue to solve our customers’ problems on a worldwide basis. Over the last five years, the corporation has grown successfully by investing in new products and strategic acquisitions in North America, Europe and Asia.”

During the past twelve years, Duncan has worked as a manufacturing engineer in the MacLean-Power Systems business unit and in the Components and Fasteners businesses. While living in Europe, he was instrumental in developing the global market for the Dynalink division. Most recently, Duncan was the President for the Fastener Group. Duncan has demonstrated a track record in new business development, and an ability to build a strong team. Duncan earned an M.S.E., B.E. and a B.S. in Engineering from Dartmouth College Thayer School of Engineering and is currently completing an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

The MacLean-Fogg Company is a worldwide enterprise with 23 North American manufacturing facilities, 11 international facilities, annual sales of approximately $800 million, and a worldwide workforce of more than 2,000 people. The Company provides engineered fasteners, transmission components, and suspension devices to auto, truck and equipment producers worldwide as well as automatic connectors, composite insulators, distributor and transmission hardware, and unique electrical products to utility markets.

For more information, contact Debbie Fliehman, Creative Technical Resources, Inc., 185 Milwaukee Avenue, Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069, 847-276-2808 ext. 224,


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