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BELTON, Mo., March 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Safe Fleet, a leading supplier of fleet safety solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Schulte to the Executive Team in the role of President, effective today.
“As Safe Fleet grows it is necessary to evolve our organizational structure to support the successful execution of our strategic initiatives,” says John Knox, Safe Fleet Chairman and CEO. “I am pleased to welcome Mike to the Executive team in this new role.”
Mike has a strong track record of growth-focused executive leadership at leading Fortune 500 brands such as General Motors and Danaher, most recently serving as the Group President of the Mechanical Products and Solutions division at Atkore International.
“It’s a privilege to join Safe Fleet during their exciting high-growth phase,” adds Mike. “I look forward to leading the continued growth and success of Safe Fleet’s thriving business units.”
About Safe Fleet
Headquartered in Belton, MO, Safe Fleet owns a portfolio of brands that provide safety and productivity solutions to fleet vehicle manufacturers and operators around the world. These brands serve several major markets including: Bus, Rail, RV, Truck & Trailer, Work Truck, Law Enforcement, Fire, EMS, Industrial, Construction, Agriculture, Waste/Recycling and Military. With over 1,600 employees and 14 manufacturing locations, Safe Fleet targets markets with increasing demand for operator, passenger, and pedestrian safety. For more information about Safe Fleet and its portfolio of brands, please visit www.safefleet.net. Safe Fleet is a portfolio company of Oak Hill Capital Partners.
About Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill is a private equity firm managing funds with ~$15 billion of initial capital commitments and co-investments since inception from leading global endowments and foundations, public and corporate pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, financial institutions, consultants, and family offices. Over the past 30+ years, the professionals at Oak Hill and its predecessors have invested in 92 private equity transactions across broad segments of the U.S. and global economies. Oak Hill applies an industry-focused, theme-based approach to investing in the following sectors: Consumer, Retail & Distribution; Industrials; Media & Communications; and Services. Oak Hill works actively in partnership with management to implement strategic and operational initiatives to create franchise value. For more information, please visit www.oakhillcapital.com.
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