Michael J. Berns, CPA, Named Chief Financial Officer for Wisconsin Manufacturer – Wildeck, Inc.

New CFO position will help Wildeck manage aggressive growth

as a leading supplier of material handling equipment.

Waukesha, WI – May 2008 – Wildeck, Inc., the largest manufacturer of mezzanines, material

lifts, and safety guarding products in North America, has promoted Michael J. Berns, CPA,

to the position of Chief Financial Officer.

“We congratulate Mike on his many years of outstanding service and on achieving this top

management position with the Company,” stated Wildeck president, Keith G. Pignolet. “The

company has experienced consistent growth and profitability under Mike’s leadership and

we look forward to continuing this strong performance in the years to come.”

Berns began his association with Wildeck in December of 1993 when he joined Williams

Steel & Supply as Accounting Manager. He was promoted a year later to Assistant Controller

of both Williams Steel & Supply and Wildeck, Inc. In January of 1996 he was again promoted,

becoming Wildeck’s Controller, and has served in that capacity until being elevated to CFO.

Wildeck, Inc. – based in Waukesha, WI – is the largest manufacturer of mezzanines, vertical

lifts, and safety guarding products in North America. Wildeck products are used throughout

distribution centers, warehouses, manufacturing operations, and back-room storage facilities

for the safe and efficient handling, storage and movement of materials. For more than 30

years, the company has grown through a dedicated and experienced network of customerservice-

oriented dealers and systems integrators, nationwide.

Wildeck, Inc. is a subsidiary of Holden Industries, an ESOP company.

For more information, contact Hue Schlegel at 262-549-4000, e-mail [email protected], or

visit www.wildeck.com.

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For Information, contact:

Hue Schlegel – Director of Marketing



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Michael J. Berns, CPA, has been named Chief Financial Officer for

Wildeck, Inc. – a Waukesha, Wisconsin based manufacturer

of custom mezzanines, material lifts (VRCs), and safety guarding products.

For more information on Wildeck products and services visit www.wildeck.com or contact

Hue Schlegel, Director of Marketing, at 262-549-4700, ext. 249, or via e-mail at

[email protected]