DE-STA-CO Names New President

This leading manufacturer of positioning and holding equipment welcomes Mats Ceder as their new president.

DE-STA-CO (Auburn Hills, MI), a leading manufacturer of positioning and holding equipment, welcomes Matt Ceder as the new president of the company.

Ceder succeeds the former president John Podczerwinski, who announced his retirement after leading the company through three years of record earnings since joining the organization in 2011.

Ceder comes to DE-STA-CO from Genesis Attachments, a global leader in the design and manufacture of attachments for the demolition and scrap-processing industries, where he had served as the vice president and general manager since 2009.

Genesis was formerly a business unit within Paladin, a former Dover operating company. DE-STA-CO is a Dover Company, organized under the Engineered Systems segment.

Over the past five years at Genesis, Ceder successfully grew the business internationally with expansion in Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. He also improved productivity and quality through implementation of the Toyota Production System.

Prior to joining Paladin, he held roles of increasing leadership responsibility at Parker Hannifin in business unit management and global sales and marketing. Ceder earned a degree in electronics engineering in Sweden.

“DE-STA-CO is an admired industry leader with strong technology and market positions, a great product offering, global reach and excellent growth prospects. It is a pleasure for me to join the team,” says Ceder.



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