Messer Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer
When current president and chief executive officer Gary Norville retires in Septermber, Bill Heller will step up as his replacement to lead this manufacturer of thermal cutting gantry machines.
In September Bill Heller will be appointed the president and chief executive officer of Messer Cutting Systems, Inc. (Menomonee Falls, WI), replacing Gary Norville, the current acting president and chief executive officer that will be retiring in this August.
Norville has spent 32 years at Messer Cutting Systems, starting as a sales representative for the Midwest region. he has worn many hats over the years as he moved his way up through the company and has served as the president and chief executive officer for the last seven and a half years.
Heller has spent the last five years at the company as a product manager of the material handling and laser machine lines. Prior to that, he spent 37 years in the cutting and welding field, with a background in sales for robotic automation. He graduated from Mount Union College in Ohio with a degree in business.
Messer is known as the premier manufacturer of thermal cutting gantry machines. Their machines use advanced Plasma, Oxyfuel, drills, and laser cutting tools to cut shapes from mild steel, aluminum, and stainless steel plate. As a global company, they have sales and service offices that are located throughout United States, Canada and Mexico.