ELMORE -- Arthur W. Pepper has been named the
site leader for the Brush Wellman plant in Elmore.
As site leader, Pepper has responsibility for the plant's health
and safety, quality, accounting, information systems, human
resources, engineering, and internal and external communications,
including community relations.
Previously, Pepper was the Elmore plant engineer.
He reports to Donald Klimkowicz, vice president, operations.
In making the announcement, Klimkowicz said, "The success of the
Elmore facility is integral to the success of our entire company,
and we believe that Art will make a tremendous contribution in this
position. His background and experience, as well as his outstanding
track record here in Elmore, make him uniquely qualified for this
Pepper has worked in manufacturing for 25 years. He has held
manufacturing positions at CYTEC Industries in West Virginia,
Connecticut and Michigan and with U.S. Steel in Pittsburgh. Pepper
has served as the plant engineer at Elmore since August 2000.
He has a bachelor's degree in human resource management from
Spring Arbor College in Spring Arbor, Mich.
"We're excited to introduce Art to the local community, and we
look forward to him getting out and meeting our neighbors throughout
the area,'' Klimkowicz said.
"Our company is committed to enhancing its communications with
the community, and Art will take a leadership role in that effort.''