FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, JANUARY 2, 2018 – Rockford Systems, LLC today announced the appointment of Bill Holliday as the company’s Vice President of Finance, effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Holliday assumes the role of Vice President of Finance from Ken Kranz, who will retire from Rockford Systems in March 2018.
Mr. Holliday has over 35 years of financial experience in the manufacturing industry. Prior to joining Rockford Systems, Mr. Holliday served as Vice President of Finance for J.L. Clark LLC, a diversified packaging company based in Rockford, Illinois from 2002 to 2017, and was Director of Finance at tool maker W.A. Whitney Co. from 1998 to 2002. Earlier in his career, Mr. Holliday worked in financial control positions with Gardner Machine Company, Barber-Coleman, and the Ingersoll Milling Machine Company. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy/Finance from Northern Illinois University (NIU), a Master of Business Administration from NIU, and also earned his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation from the State of Illinois.
“We are delighted to have Bill Holliday join Rockford Systems in the capacity of Vice President of Finance. Bill’s extensive experience in strategic IT planning, plant-level accounting and strong financial oversight makes him a welcome member of the executive team,” said Joe Nitiss, President of Rockford Systems. “I also want to thank Ken Kranz for his significant contribution to the positive momentum of Rockford Systems. Ken was instrumental in the successful development of an operating framework that played a major role in the turnaround of Rockford Systems over the past three short years. With Ken at the helm of its finances, Rockford Systems has achieved outstanding operating efficiencies throughout the company. We wish him the best in his upcoming retirement.”
About Rockford Systems, LLC.
Headquartered in Rockford, Illinois, Rockford Systems, LLC delivers innovative machine safeguarding solutions for organizations working with industrial machinery. As a trusted adviser since 1971, Rockford Systems helps organizations interpret and apply complex Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) machine safety standards for a broad array of industrial applications. In addition, Rockford Systems provides complete Safety Life-Cycle Management Solutions, including on-site surveys, customized engineering integration, over 10,000 safeguarding products, expert installation services, training and technical support, and ongoing compliance validation. Rockford Systems has improved the profitability of many of North America’s largest companies by increasing compliance, reducing worker risk, enhancing productivity and decreasing costs.
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