Magline, Inc., manufacturer of Magliner aluminum material handling equipment, announces the addition of John Baird as Chief Financial Officer. Baird is responsible for the organization’s finance, human resources and information technologies business units.
“John has a successful track record of delivering results in fast-paced business environments,” says Greg Ecker, president and COO of Magline, “He will be a great addition to our corporate leadership team.”
Baird joins Magline following his most recent position as CFO/VP of operations at Paragon Technologies, Inc., based near Detroit, Mich. His responsibilities with Paragon Technologies included planning, directing and coordinating all financial, support and production operations required to obtain the company’s growth objectives.
“I am looking forward to the opportunity to work with the Magline team and having a positive impact on the organization,” says Baird. “My experience aligns perfectly with the needs Magline has today and the leadership skills they require to continue to execute their aggressive business strategy.”
Baird’s previous experience includes leadership roles with Thermo Vac, Inc. and DAVCO Technology, both located in southeast Michigan. Baird holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Accounting and Finance from Northwood University.
“John’s financial and operational experience will help our organization continue to grow while maintaining healthy financials,” according to Ecker. “He credits his ability to coach and build high performing teams as the foundation of creating ownership, accountability and camaraderie.”
As a leader in the material handling industry, Magline, Inc., is committed to creating innovative solutions that help people transport materials more safely and efficiently. Many of these solutions have been driven by customer needs and industry insights. For more than 70 years, this has resulted in the creation of an exceptional product and service experience that has earned long-term customer loyalty while providing a compelling value proposition. For more info, visit www.magliner.com.