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FKI Logistex appoints Bob Duplain Pres. Warehouse & Distribution division

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Seasoned senior-level executive promoted from interim role

FKI Logistex announces the appointment of Bob Duplain as president of the Warehouse and Distribution division of FKI Logistex North America. A seasoned senior-level executive, Duplain is promoted to the new position from his previous role as acting division president. He succeeds John Westendorf, now president of sister division FKI Hardware Group. A 10-year veteran of FKI Logistex, Duplain served as Warehouse and Distribution divisional senior vice president and CFO, with responsibilities over various areas of finance, operations and administration, prior to assuming the acting leadership role. Duplain’s former positions include vice president and controller of Sheffield Measurement, a metrology equipment manufacturer, and CFO and corporate controller of the Dayton Walther Corporation, an automotive components manufacturer. A certified public accountant, Duplain holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration in Accounting from Wright State University. ‘Bob’s experience and skill has proved invaluable in successfully managing the Warehouse and Distribution division,’ says Steve Ackerman, president, FKI Logistex North America. ‘I look forward to working with Bob to further our goals of making FKI Logistex the leading supplier of integrated material handling systems for the warehouse and distribution market.’