New CFO position will help Wildeck manage aggressive growth as a leading supplier of material handling equipment.
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
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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