Waters appointed Chief Financial Officer of Contech Engineered Solutions
WEST CHESTER, OH Contech Engineered Solutions announces that Jim Waters joins the Company as Chief Financial Officer.
"We are thrilled to welcome Jim to the Contech executive team. He brings decades of experience and thoughtful leadership to Contech," said Mike Rafi, Contech's Chief Executive Officer. "His broad background will be a tremendous asset and complements our long-term growth objectives."
"It is an honor to join Contech, a company with a strong reputation and great team members. I look forward to working with management and serving Contech's shareholders," Waters said.
Waters brings over 30 years of experience to the position. He joins Contech following a distinguished career at the Hillman Group, a global distributor of hardware related products. He started with Hillman in 1999 as CFO and after twelve years was promoted to COO in 2011 and CEO in 2013. Waters served in these positions through a period of extensive growth, including multiple acquisitions, significant market share gains and successful international expansion. Prior to the Hillman Group Waters, he worked at both Curtis Industries and Ernst & Young.
Waters holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting and finance from Miami University.