Simpson Manufacturing names new COO
Simpson Manufacturing, the parent company of Simpson Strong-Tie, has appointed Mike Olosky as its new chief operating officer.
A senior executive with more than a decade of global management experience in Asia and Europe, Olosky was most recently president of Henkel North America and head of the company’s Industrial and Electronics division. Previously Olosky was head of innovation for Henkel’s Adhesive Technologies business and president of Henkel Asia Pacific.
“Mike has a proven history of driving change and delivering strong results, and we’re excited to have him join our leadership team as Chief Operating Officer,” said Simpson Manufacturing President and Chief Executive Officer Karen Colonias. “Mike’s global experience and focus on team motivation and customer engagement make him a perfect match for both the culture and growth opportunities at Simpson Strong-Tie.”
While at Henkel, Olosky was responsible for leading large businesses and functions where he focused on developing and launching new businesses, driving profitable growth, improving innovation and developing a strong global team with an intense customer focus.
“Even as we navigate through a pandemic that has challenged businesses in every industry throughout the world, I’m looking forward to meeting and engaging with all my fellow employees, customers and partners at Simpson Strong-Tie,” Olosky said. “I’m honored to be part of a team that’s renowned for great people, great products, great technology and engineering, and a great business model.”
Based in Pleasanton, Calif., Simpson Manufacturing provides and manufactures structural connectors, fasteners and building solutions.