Husky names George Halatsis Chief Financial Officer
For release 2009-01-08
BOLTON, Ontario – Husky Injection Molding Systems today announced the appointment of George Halatsis to the position of Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Halatsis will be responsible for the global finance organization and will join Husky's executive team. Mr. Halatsis replaces Daniel Gagnon, who has decided to pursue opportunities outside the organization.
"George brings a record of strong financial leadership at multi-billion dollar organizations and has successfully worked with leadership teams under a number of ownership structures, including private equity," said John Galt, Husky's President and CEO. "I am pleased to have George join our team and am confident that his past experience will serve us well as we continue building our business by delivering value to customers."
"I am excited to be joining a company with such a strong, global reputation and solid growth prospects," said George Halatsis. "I look forward to working with this talented team as we build Husky for the future."
Mr. Halatsis has over 30 years of financial and industry experience. Prior to joining Husky, he was Executive Vice President and CFO at Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation, one of Canada's largest retailers. He also served as CFO at Inco and Canadian Pacific Railway. Mr. Halatsis began his career at Imperial Oil, a division of ExxonMobil, where he held positions of increasing responsibility in many international locations. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (honors) degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from McGill University in Montréal, Québec.
About Husky — Husky Injection Molding Systems (www.husky.ca) is a leading global supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry. The company has more than 40 service and sales offices, supporting customers in over 100 countries. Husky's manufacturing facilities are located in Canada, the United States, Luxembourg and China.
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Husky Injection Molding Systems
905-951-5000, ext. 3653