Accuride Corp. has named Greg Kern vice president of the its Imperial Group business unit. Kern joined Accuride in March 2011 as director of operations for Gunite and Machining. Prior to joining Accuride, Kern was president of Lake Erie Products Special Fasteners.
“Imperial Group is an integral part of Accuride’s overall business unit portfolio, enabling us to effectively meet our customers’ diverse commercial vehicle component needs,” says Rick Dauch, Accuride president and chief executive officer. “With the right leadership team in place, Imperial Group will continue to provide consistently high product quality and impeccable customer service, while also implementing lean manufacturing systems and other measures to optimize overall operating performance.”