MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 9, 2018--
The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG), a leading
manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has named Angela F. Wordell
Executive Vice President of Operations, effective Dec. 29, 2018. Ms.
Wordell succeeds Charles L. Rescorla, Executive Vice President of
Operations and President of the Oil & Natural Gas Division, who will
retire from the Company at the end of the year. The Oil & Natural Gas
Division will be reassigned internally.
“Chuck has been an exemplary model of our values and focus here at Graco
through his commitment to producing results with integrity,” said
McHale, Graco’s President and CEO. “Chuck has been a leader in shaping
our manufacturing and distribution processes to achieve the level of
manufacturing excellence that is core to our business today. On behalf
of the Board of Directors, our employees and customers, I want to thank
Chuck for his dedication over the past 30 years and wish him all the
best in retirement.”
Ms. Wordell brings to her new role vast knowledge and experience from
her 25 years in the Graco manufacturing environment including numerous
roles in manufacturing engineering and management across the Contractor
Equipment, Industrial Product and Process divisions, as well as the
Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Suzhou, China manufacturing facilities.
Most recently, Ms. Wordell has led Graco’s Purchasing organization since
January 2017, and served as Director of Manufacturing Operations for the
Industrial Products Division from 2008 to 2017. Ms. Wordell holds a
bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology from the University of
Wisconsin – Stout and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas.
“Angie has a proven track record of operational excellence at Graco. In
addition to her U.S. responsibilities, Angie has provided guidance to
Graco’s international manufacturing and procurement operations, further
enhancing our ability to provide exceptional customer service worldwide.
Her deep and extensive understanding of our global manufacturing system
makes her well suited to lead Graco’s manufacturing operations,” said
Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for
the management of fluids and coatings in both industrial and commercial
applications. It designs, manufactures and markets systems and equipment
to move, measure, control, dispense and spray fluid and powder
materials. A recognized leader in its specialties, Minneapolis-based
Graco serves customers around the world in the manufacturing,
processing, construction and maintenance industries. For additional
information about Graco Inc., please visit us at www.graco.com
or on Twitter @GracoInc.
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Charlotte Boyd, 612-623-6153