Source: CentroMotion announcement

WAUKESHA, Wis.– CentroMotion, a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered components and systems for the industrial and transportation markets, announced the appointment of Scott Ertl as Chief Operations Officer (COO).

In his new role at CentroMotion, Ertl will play an integral role in driving improvements within global manufacturing operations, emphasizing associate safety, customer quality and delivery, and operational excellence.

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Ertl has served in numerous senior leadership roles during his more than 25-year career in operations and joins CentroMotion from Milwaukee Tool where he spent nine years serving in various senior leadership roles, most recently as Executive Vice President—Global Operations and Distribution. In this role, he was instrumental in driving operational efficiencies across the company, enabling the company to achieve rapid growth year over year since he joined.

“As we continue to lead transformation within our business and position CentroMotion for the next phase of growth, we believe Scott’s progressive experience in supply chain and manufacturing will reinforce our strong focus on operational execution across our organization,” stated Roger Roundhouse, CentroMotion Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to joining Milwaukee Tool, Ertl worked at Charter Steel for 18 years, where he served in various technical roles across the business, with most of his career focusing on all aspects of Global Operational Leadership demonstrating his leadership capabilities, and showcasing his extensive knowledge in cost control, production, supply chain, procurement, engineering, capital planning, continuous improvement, and quality. Beyond operations leadership roles, Ertl has also led Customer Technical Services, Strategic Planning and Strategy Deployment, IT and Project Management Office.

Ertl earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University and his Master of Business Administration from Concordia University Wisconsin.

About CentroMotion

CentroMotion is a growing portfolio of highly respected global brands that add value through innovative motion, actuation and control technologies. Its highly skilled subject matter experts develop solutions that enable its global customers’ products to be smarter, safer and more productive. The company’s well-known brands include Power-Packer for hydraulic motion control and stabilization systems; CrossControl and maximatecc for operator information and human-machine interface systems; Elliott Manufacturing and Weasler Engineering for power and force transmission through flexible and rigid driveline systems; Gits Manufacturing for high-performance engine thermal and emission control solutions; and Carlisle Brake & Friction for materials and mechatronic solutions for off-highway brake and transmission products