The USSC Group, a supplier of seating, safety and survivability solutions to the transportation and military industries, announced the appointment of Rick Klotz to managing director, international operations, effective Sept. 1, 2013.
The company has experienced significant demand for its products in the international transportation markets and will focus on the continued development of a sales distribution and service model in support of emerging business opportunities.
Klotz is an experienced executive who has deep knowledge and expertise in all aspects of manufacturing, supply chain, engineering and sales. Prior to this appointment, he served as president, North American operations, for USSC Group, during which time the company experienced significant growth.
Effective with this move, Ray Melleady is appointed to managing director, North American operations. In this capacity, he will assume responsibility for manufacturing, customer service, and sales for the USSC Group and its subsidiaries.
Prior to joining the firm, Melleady served for 23 years in the transit industry holding positions from front line maintenance operations to CEO.