Warzala has more than 40 years of leadership experience and a strong technical background in the industrial, aerospace and commercial industries. He joined Allied Motion as president and chief operating officer in 2002. Warzala was named a director of the company in 2006 and appointed president and chief executive officer in 2009. Allied Motion designs, manufactures and sells precision and specialty motion control components and systems in markets, including vehicle, medical, aerospace and defense, and industrial/electronics.
Before joining Allied Motion, Warzala was president of Danaher Corporation’s Motion Components Group and served in various senior positions at American Precision Industries Inc., including corporate vice president and president of its API Motion Division.
Commenting on the appointment, AstroNova president and CEO Greg Woods says, “Dick brings the technology background and international industry experience that complement the collective knowledge of the Board. His corporate governance expertise, business insights and deep understanding of lean manufacturing principles will be valuable in formulating and guiding the company’s strategy.”
“I’m honored to join the AstroNova Board,” says Warzala. “Through organic initiatives and targeted acquisitions, the company has greatly expanded its international presence and created exciting new avenues for growth in both the Product Identification and Test & Measurement segments. I look forward to working with my colleagues on the Board to shape AstroNova’s strategic direction and deliver value for our shareholders.”