Elgin, Ill., April 20, 2016 — Elgin Industries, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of original equipment and replacement components for passenger cars and commercial vehicles, has announced that Marie Ziemba has been promoted to chief financial officer. Ziemba, who has served as the company’s controller since April 2006, will report to Bill Skok, Elgin Industries president.
In her new role, Ziemba will handle an array of corporate functions, including forecasting and monitoring of financial results, working with accounts payable and accounts receivable and maintaining banking relationships. She additionally will work with the executive team on capital investments for future growth, and maintain control in all areas of financial risk and strategic opportunities.
“Marie has extensive knowledge of our company, markets and customers and has helped maintain our strong financial position during a period of significant growth and capital investment,” Skok said.
Prior to joining Elgin, Ziemba was director of financial operations at Kamco Plastics, and, prior to that, controller for Rexnord Aerospace Group Division and controller/HR manager for the Seal Division of Rexnord Industries. While at Rexnord, Ziemba was honored with a President’s Award for outstanding leadership in championing several projects.
“I’m proud to have the opportunity to help Elgin continue to build on its status as a premier supplier to OE manufacturing facilities and aftermarket customers,” Ziemba said. “Being a part of the executive team will allow me to assist in making the right decisions to structure the future of our organization, while being mindful of our costs and risks from a financial standpoint.”
A CPA, Ziemba graduated cum laude from Western Michigan University with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. She and her husband, Donald, reside in Sleepy Hollow, Ill. They have two children: Noelle, a senior at Northern Illinois University, and Alex, an eighth grader.
Elgin Industries is a trusted partner to many of the world’s leading engine and vehicle manufacturers, including Deere & Company, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, Harley-Davidson, Mack and Navistar. All customers are served through the company’s advanced engineering, manufacturing and product distribution operations in Elgin, Ill. The company has received certificates of registration to the ISO/TS 16949:2009 Quality Management and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management system and has attained the Ford Q1 Quality Certification.
For more information about Elgin Industries, please visit www.elginind.com.