Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> September 14, 2022
Interview with the President and CEO: Helios Technologies Inc. (NYSE:HLIO)
Josef Matosevic joined Helios Technologies Inc. in June 2020. Prior to joining the company, he had served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Welbilt, Inc. (NYSE:WBT), a global manufacturer of commercial foodservice equipment, since August 2015. Mr. Matosevic also served as interim President and CEO from August through November 2018. Previously, he held the role of Senior Vice President of Global Operational Excellence at The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW), a world leading provider of engineered lifting solutions, from 2014 to 2015, and as Executive Vice President of Global Operations from 2012 to 2014. Prior to joining MTW, Mr. Matosevic served in various executive positions with Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), a designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies, from 2007 through 2012. Mr. Matosevic also served as its Executive Vice President, Global Operations from 2010 to 2012, with responsibility for the defense segment, companies’ global operating systems and lean deployment. He previously served as Vice President of Global Operations from 2005 to 2007 and Chief Operating Officer from 2007 to 2008 at Wynnchurch Capital/Android Industries, a sub-assembler, distributor and sequencer of complex engineered modules for automotive original equipment manufacturers. Mr. Matosevic has over 26 years of global operating and business experience, with skills and focus on commercial sales, M&A, strategic operating systems, Lean Six Sigma practices, automation and supply chain development. Mr. Matosevic holds a bachelor’s degree from Bayerische Julius-Maximilians Universität in Würzburg, Germany. Profile
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TWST: Can you please start with an introduction to Helios, its business model, mission and strategy?