FORT WAYNE, IN. (October 27, 2017) – The Rea Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Jerry Long has been named President and Chief Executive Officer and Ryan Kelly has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Rea Magnet Wire Company effective immediately.
Jerry joined the company in July of 2013 as Chief Financial Officer and Ryan joined the company in August of 2013 as General Manager of Guilford/Osceola plants. During their tenure, both have demonstrated strong leadership and strategic and tactical planning skills.
The board would like to congratulate both Jerry and Ryan as they take on new roles and responsibilities. The leadership they provide begins a new chapter in the rich history of Rea Magnet Wire.
Rea Magnet Wire Company, the largest producer of magnet wire in North America, employs more than 1,200 people across its five plants and four joint ventures in North America and China.