January 3, 2018

MiTek Appoints a New Vice President, Enterprise Operational Excellence

Richard Sullivan Joins MiTek to Spearhead Global OPEX Focus

Richard Sullivan has joined MiTek as Vice President, Enterprise Operational Excellence.

CHESTERFIELD, MO - January 3, 2018 - MiTek® Industries, a Berkshire Hathaway company, today announced that Richard Sullivan has joined its leadership team as Vice President, Enterprise Operational Excellence.  In this newly created role, Mr. Sullivan will come alongside and partner with MiTek's global Business Unit leaders as a resource and internal champion to assist them on their journeys of continuous improvement.

“Rich Sullivan is a wonderful addition to the MiTek enterprise team. He brings a wealth of practical experience in helping businesses unlock value using the tools of continuous improvement: team building, problem solving, simplifying processes, reducing waste, lowering costs, improving quality, and driving productivity gains,” said MiTek's Chief Operating Officer Tom Valvo.  “We are thrilled to have Rich on board to collaborate with our global leadership teams in structuring and advancing their OPEX initiatives.”

About MiTek


MiTek Industries is a diversified global supplier of software, engineered products, services, and equipment to the residential, commercial, and industrial construction sectors.

A Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: brk-a, NYSE: brk-b) since 2001, MiTek is comprised of more than 40 operating companies, with operations on six continents, doing business in nearly 100 countries. Our People First® culture calls on us to treat our Purpose Partners (team members) with respect, dignity and honor, and influences all that we do.

Together with our customers, suppliers, trade partners and associates we seek to pursue our Vision: Living and working in celebration, our vision is for MiTek to be in every structure worldwide.