PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kansas - WireCo WorldGroup (“WireCo”) announced today that Daniel Vinton has been appointed Chief Financial Officer effective October 19, 2020.
Mr. Vinton joins WireCo from PerkinElmer (NYSE:PKI), where he is Vice President and CFO of its Discovery & Analytical Solutions segment, a global provider of instruments, consumables and other laboratory solutions for the pharmaceutical, agriculture, industrial, life science and food industries. Prior to joining PerkinElmer in 2017, Mr. Vinton spent 18 years at General Electric (NYSE:GE) in multiple locations in North America and Europe, most recently holding various CFO roles within GE Current. Prior to GE Current, Mr. Vinton held several management positions at GE Aviation, including overseeing supply chain cost management and financial planning & analysis. He began his career with GE as part of its Financial Management Program (FMP) and worked for GE’s Corporate Audit Staff (CAS). He is an Edge Certified Six Sigma & Lean leader.
Mr. Vinton holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Business Administration from the University of Vermont. He and his family will be relocating to the greater Kansas City area from Boston.
Daniel Vinton commented, “I’m thrilled to be joining WireCo as its CFO. I was attracted to WireCo because of its reputation as a market-leading manufacturer of mission-critical steel and synthetic ropes and specialty wire. This is an extraordinary opportunity to join a world class industrial organization with global brand recognition.”
Regarding Mr. Vinton’s appointment, Keith White, WireCo’s CEO said, “On behalf of the board and management team, we are excited that Dan will be joining WireCo as its Chief Financial Officer. Dan has a strong background of driving value creation through commercial and operational excellence at PerkinElmer and General Electric, which makes him a strong addition to the WireCo management team.”
Mr. Vinton will succeed Keith Hyder, WireCo’s current CFO, who will be leaving to pursue other opportunities.
About WireCo WorldGroup
WireCo® WorldGroup markets value-added products under several brands that are recognized throughout the world and used in a wide range of market applications. WireCo® WorldGroup is headquartered in Prairie Village, Kansas with manufacturing plants, distribution facilities and research and development centers worldwide.