Frank Davidson Joins Peerless Industrial Group as Director of Operations

We are pleased to announce that Frank Davidson has joined Peerless Industrial Group as of January 4, 2016 as Director of Operations. The successful candidate was identified in 9 days and the search was completed in 73 days. The search was conducted by Terry Gallagher, President of Battalia Winston.
Peerless Industrial Group is a $115 million subsidiary of Kito Corporation, which is the largest producer of chain and wire rope hoists in the world with $600 million in global revenues. As Director of Operations, Mr. Davidson reports directly to the President and oversees a staff of 352 employees.
Mr. Davidson has 23 years of progressively responsible global operational leadership success within Aerospace, Semiconductor, and Industrial Capital Equipment manufacturing environments. He has had responsibility for business administration, financial planning, customer service, global supply chain, and logistics management. Most recently, Mr. Davidson was Senior Operations Director at Despatch Industries, a $42 million global leader in high performance industrial ovens and other thermal products, responsible for integrating post-acquisition cultural changes to achieve increased profitability through LEAN production initiatives, sourcing initiatives and 3rd party integration.
Prior to that, Mr. Davidson was VP North America Operations for a $110 million capital equipment manufacturing division of Illinois Tool Works where he established two Regional Centers of Excellence and improved operating income by 12% in 18 months.
Mr. Davidson earned a Masters degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix and an undergraduate degree in Operations Management at Troy State University. He graduated Magna Cum Laude for both degrees.

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