Optimas OE Solutions LLC, Glenview, Illinois, has named three industry executives to the company’s leadership team, including Marc Strandquist as president of the Americas, Mike Tuffy as president of International and Kate Daly as senior vice president of Global Human Resources. These industry veterans will focus on business growth and organizational strategy while strengthening operations and service excellence.
“More than ever, it’s important to take care of our customers, supplier partners and employees with a thoughtful and personalized approach from industry-experienced leaders,” commented Optimas president & CEO TJ Rosengarth. “Marc, Mike and Kate bring this wealth of experience, operational expertise and proven track records of results to help drive revenue growth and customer success across the globe. We’re thrilled to have them on the Optimas team as we continue our commitment to being a best-in-class industrial distribution and service provider.”
Prior to Optimas, president of the Americas Marc Strandquist oversaw companies in Europe, South America and North America for Wurth and GenFast. He is also a past president of the National Fastener Distributors Association (NFDA).
Mike Tuffy previously served as executive vice president, EMEA for Optimas and was a key member of the acquisition team that carved Optimas out of Anixter in 2015.
Kate Daly held previous roles with DSC Logistics, D&W Fine Pack and PSAV Presentation Services.