President and CEO
John Galt is Chief Executive Officer of Husky having been appointed in September 2005. Mr. Galt joined Husky in 1985 and throughout this time has held a variety of progressive positions throughout the company’s global organization, most previously as Vice President, Operations and COO, prior to which he was Vice President, Engineering. Mr. Galt holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Ryerson Polytechnical University.
Chief Financial Officer
John Hafferty joined Husky in March 2019 as Chief Financial Officer, bringing more than 35 years of financial and business experience with global companies. Prior to joining Husky, he was most recently CFO for ElectroRent, a global rental equipment company that rents and sells test and measure equipment. Mr. Hafferty has also served as CFO for BlueLine Rental and has held numerous CFO positions with global transportation and logistics companies, along with being a CFO of a US Public traded company. Mr. Hafferty has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, with the major being in accounting from Kansas State University and holds a US CPA license (inactive).
Chief Operating Officer
Wesley Grove has held the role of Chief Operating Officer since September 2019. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Grove served as Vice President of Husky’s Next Generation Operating Model since September 2017. Mr. Grove began his career with Husky in 2000 as a Designer in the Hot Runners and Controllers business in Vermont. Throughout his career, Mr. Grove has held roles on several campuses across the business, including Sales Support, Operations, Development Engineering, and within our Strategy Development Program as end-to-end leader for the Multi-Layer work stream. Mr. Grove holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
President, Rigid Packaging
Robert Domodossola has been President, Rigid Packaging, since April 2018. Since joining Husky in 1998, Mr. Domodossola has progressed through a number of design and engineering management roles, including his previous role as Vice President, Engineering and Business Development. Most recently, Mr. Domodossola held the position of President, Medical and Specialty Packaging Systems. Mr. Domodossola holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto.
President, Hot Runners and Controllers and Medical
Aurelien Bastien is President, Hot Runners and Controllers and Medical, appointed in October 2019. Since joining Husky in 2004, Mr. Bastien has held roles of increasing responsibility throughout the global organization and brings a wealth of business, product, customer and competitive knowledge to his role. Previously, Mr. Bastien was the Vice President of Beverage Packaging China, Japan and Korea. Mr. Bastien holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Technology Belfort-Montbéliard.
President, Customer Success Management
Tony Black joined Husky in January 2020 as President, Customer Success Management. Mr. Black brings more than 25 years of experience in global business development and operations and has a record of accomplishment for consistently improving customer satisfaction and service-oriented performance. Prior to joining Husky, he was most recently Vice President Service Business for Otis Elevators, a large multi-national organization where his accomplishments include developing and deploying a service transformation strategy and establishing best practice sales and field processes to improve the customer experience. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida Atlantic University.
Vice President, Human Resources
Stacie Kordts was appointed Vice President, Human Resources in November 2016. Prior to this role, Ms. Kordts led Husky’s Human Resources Shared Services and Talent Acquisition functions. Since joining Husky in 1996, Ms. Kordts has held progressively senior roles in numerous areas of the organization. Ms. Kordts holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wilfred Laurier University, and has completed post-graduate work in Strategic Workforce Planning at the Human Capital Institute, United States.
Vice President, Strategy Deployment
Mike Nicholas has been leading Strategy Deployment since June 2016, responsible for leading the company through two successful rounds of strategy deployment programs, and was appointed to the position of Vice President of Strategy Deployment in 2017. Mr. Nicholas joined Husky in 1991 as a Hot Runner Design Engineer and subsequently held various leadership positions including Bottle Development, Robotics Operations, General Manager of Global Tooling and General Manager of Machines. Mr. Nicholas holds a Manufacturing Engineering Technologist diploma.
Vice President, Innovation and Sustainability
Joachim Niewels was appointed Vice President, Innovation and Sustainability in June 2019. Since joining Husky in 1999, Mr. Niewels has held a number of progressively senior roles and has overseen several significant technological initiatives. His previous positions include Director of Advanced Solutioning, Engineering Manager, as well as Product Development Manager. Mr. Niewels holds a Masters degree in Science from the University of Paderborn.
Vice President, New Service Delivery
Roman Pirog is Vice President of New Service Delivery. Since joining Husky in 1996, Mr. Pirog has developed a professional background in development engineering and has held a number of key roles, including Designer, Injection Team Leader, Platform Engineering Manager, Director of Development Engineering and most recently, Vice President of Engineering and Business Development. During his career, Mr. Pirog significantly contributed to many of the company’s products, including Hylectric, HyPET, HyCAP, and Altanium. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto.