The appointment of John E. Valek to Chief Operating Officer (COO) of RB Royal Industries, Inc. was announced by John W. Neumann, Jr., the company's Chairman and CEO. Valek will also continue to perform his duties as Executive Vice-
president and General Manager.
A graduate of Michigan Technological University
, Valek received a B.S.
in Metallurgical Engineering. He has been with the company since 1994.