Jeff Woroniecki named chief operating officer of MHI

Twenty-five-year veteran of the material handling industry held previous roles at MHI member companies Unarco Material Handling and Interlake Mecalux.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
August 13, 2014 - MMH Editorial

MHI has announced the promotion of Jeff Woroniecki to the position of chief operating officer of MHI.

In his new role, he will oversee the overall operations of MHI including event sales and production, information technology, marketing and membership.

Woroniecki joined MHI in January of 2012 as executive vice president of business development and operations. He has more than 25 years of material handling industry experience including previous roles at MHI member companies Unarco Material Handling and Interlake Mecalux.

“Jeff has done a tremendous job at MHI to help us meet the demands of our growing business model,” said George W. Prest, MHI’s CEO. “His dedication and expertise will continue to be a tremendous asset to MHI as we advance our efforts to increase not only member value but awareness of the value of material handling and logistics solutions to the manufacturing and supply chain end user community. On behalf of the board, I offer my most sincere congratulations on this well-deserved promotion.”

MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling and logistics industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling, logistics and supply chain equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third party logistics providers. Much of the work of the industry is done within its product-specific Industry Groups. The association sponsors trade events, such as ProMat and MODEX to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals on the productivity solutions provided through material handling and logistics.



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