SCHOFIELD, Wisconsin (March 14, 2011) - Dwight Davis, Chairman and CEO of the Greenheck Corporation, announced the appointment of James J. McIntyre as Chief Executive Officer of the Greenheck Group and a member of the company's board of directors. McIntyre will assume his role April 11, 2011, and will be based at the company's headquarters in Schofield, WI. He succeeds Davis, who is stepping back from active management but will continue to provide strategic oversight and continue as chairman of the board of directors. Under Davis's leadership over the past decade, the company nearly tripled in size and has expanded operations worldwide.
James McIntyre comes to his position at Greenheck after a thirty-year career in the commercial insurance industry. For the past six years, he has been president and COO of Capitol Transamerica Corporation, Middleton, WI. Capitol is a commercial insurance subsidiary of Alleghany Insurance Holdings, LLC, whose parent company, Alleghany Corporation, is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Prior to his association with Capitol, McIntyre, age 53, had a twenty-one year career with Wausau Insurance Companies in Wausau, WI. He served as president of the company from 2000-2002 and previously held a number of senior level management positions.
A native of southern California, McIntyre earned a bachelor's degree in business from San Diego State University and completed the advanced executive program at Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. He has held positions on a number of business and civic boards, including Capitol Transamerica Corporation, Wausau Insurance, M&I First American Bank, Community Health Care-Wausau Hospital, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, the Samoset Council - Boy Scouts of America, the Wausau YMCA Foundation, People-to-People, and Easter Seals in Portland, Oregon.
McIntyre, his wife Hilary, and family reside in Wausau, WI.
Commenting on McIntyre's appointment, Davis indicated, "As co-owners of the business, the Robert C. Greenheck family and I are extremely pleased that Jim is joining our leadership team. His extensive leadership experience, blended with that of our talented, seasoned executive team, will create a powerful leadership dynamic going forward. We envision the Greenheck Group of companies moving on to new levels of success in the years ahead as a privately held company."
Greenheck is the world leader in air movement and control products. The privately held company has manufacturing operations in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, California, China, Mexico, and the Middle East.
On Wednesday, March 16th at 11:00 a.m. Jim McIntyre and Dwight Davis will be available for comment at:
Greenheck Product Center
1000 Greenheck Drive
Schofield, WI 54476
P.O. Box 410,
Schofield, WI 54476