Fasteners distributor and manufacturer Optimas Solutions, Wood Dale, Illinois, on Wednesday announced that Daniel Harms was promoted to president of Optimas Americas and will be joining the company’s board of directors.
The company also announced that effective immediately Mike Tuffy, president of Optimas International, will also be joining the Optimas board of directors. Tuffy, who has been with Optimas Solutions for over 30 years, will continue in his current role as president.
Harms was hired as Optimas’ chief operating officer in April with a focus on the company’s distribution centers, sourcing and supply chain in North America. In his new role, Harms is now responsible for strategies that drive growth, elevate operational excellence and enhance customer service in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Prior to joining Optimas, Harms held several senior leadership positions at DSC/CJ Logistics which culminated as senior vice president for operations.
“I’m very confident in Daniel’s ability to lead the Americas region and to continue building out a world-class team to drive efficiencies and improve results,” said T.J. Rosengarth, chairman of the Optimas board of directors. “I’m grateful for Mike’s energy and his unwavering commitment to Optimas’ success. I’m equally as confident in his ability to sustain the great team culture he has created and to continue delivering results.”