Richter Named Senior Director, Strategic Business Technology of HWI
Richter will create the environment and systems to lead HWI’s newly created Business Technology Council (BTC), a cross-functional team that will champion new business technology platforms.
HarbisonWalker International (HWI) recently announced that Tom Richter has been appointed senior director, Strategic Business Technology. In his new role, Richter will create the environment and systems to lead HWI’s newly created Business Technology Council (BTC), a cross-functional team that will champion new business technology platforms. The team will focus on technology platform areas such as automation, analytics and materials science in support of business growth for HWI and its customers.
“The initiative is a logical next step in HWI’s continued commitment to innovation and global industry leadership,” said Martha Collins, Ph.D., chief technology officer. “With Tom’s broad knowledge of our industry and our company, he is well-positioned to lead this important strategic role. Tom’s deep experience in both the business and the technology functions in our business give him the unique expertise to rely on as he leads this initiative for growth at HWI.”
Richter, a 25-year veteran of the company, recently returned to the U.S. after residing in the UK and serving in the role of general manager of Europe and the Middle East for HWI. He began his career as a senior research engineer and progressed through numerous roles, including technology group leader, Monolithics; market development manager, Secondary Steelmaking; director of Research; Marketing managing director; and then director, Technical Marketing and Performance Contracts.
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