Lincolnshire, IL (PRWEB) March 19, 2012
The Sentral Group, a leader in wire harness and cable assembly manufacturing, announced today that it has chosen David Ritland to become its new president. David brings a wealth of experience and expertise to an organization that is growing rapidly, both by organic growth and acquisition. “Over the years, Sentral has made a significant investment in state-of-the-art technologies which places it at the forefront of the industry.” said Ritland, “I see a great opportunity to leverage Sentral’s technologies and augment them with proven technical expertise and lean six-sigma manufacturing methodologies to solidify and expand its leadership position. I am excited to bring my interconnect industry experience and knowledge to Sentral and look forward to working with an outstanding team.”
David has over 25 years of experience leading change within industry leading global manufacturers. His vast industry experience ranges from automotive to high voltage protection equipment to electrical connectors. David was the Chief Operating Officer for HARTING Manufacturing, Inc. before founding his own company within the electrical interconnect industry. David comes to Sentral from Life Fitness, a Brunswick Corporation division, where he led Life Fitness’ global manufacturing strategy and expansion.
David is licensed Professional Engineer with a BS in electrical engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
The Sentral Group boasts over 125,000 square feet of manufacturing space in the United States, and over 200 full-time employees. Sentral Assemblies is a manufacturer of custom wire harnesses, cable assemblies, tubing assemblies and electro-mechanical assemblies. Since its founding in 1990, the company has grown to be one of the largest privately owned cable assembly companies in the U.S. A full list of Sentral’s capabilities is available at http://www.sentral.com/capabilities
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