Mayville Engineering Company, Inc. (MEC) announced changes to its senior leadership team that will take place with the retirement of Richard Nielsen, executive vice president of MEC.
These changes are effective immediately:
Richard C. Nielsen, executive vice president, has elected to retire in June after 31 years of service with Center Manufacturing, Inc. and MEC.
Chad J. Mitts is promoted to executive vice president and will be responsible for the operations of MEC’s fabrications, performance structures and tank business groups. He will also oversee the Greenwood, S.C. manufacturing facility.
Todd M. Butz is promoted to chief financial officer.
Craig E. King is promoted to vice president of operations, performance structures.
Frank I. Castanon is promoted to vice president of operations, tanks.
Nielsen joined Center Manufacturing in 1984 and held a number of senior management positions, including president and CEO of the company for 19 years prior to Center Manufacturing being acquired by MEC in December of 2012.
MEC makes axle housings, steering columns, swing arms, fenders, ATV racks, cowl assemblies and vehicle frames.