WEBSTER CITY, Iowa - January 23, 2006 - Central vacuum system manufacturer Beam Industries announces the appointment of Dan Tompkins to the position of Senior Vice President of Operations and Finance.
Tompkins, who had served as vice president of logistics at Beam since October 2001 now assumes responsibility for all plant operations, including manufacturing, engineering, quality systems and the development of cross-functional teams focused on process improvement and cost reduction. He also assumes the role of controller.
Tompkins came to Beam from Electrolux Home Products where he held the posts of Director of Finance, Plant Manager and Division Controller. Before coming to Electrolux Home Products, Tompkins served as controlle r and human resources manager for HON Industries, Muscatine, Iowa.
“Dan has brought several improvements and efficiencies that have helped Beam to grow into the world's largest manufacturer of central vacuum systems,” says John Coghlan, president. “He is a key member of a great leadership team.”
Headquartered in Webster City, Iowa, Beam Industries is a division of Electrolux Home Care Products, Ltd., and is the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of central vacuum systems. Beam products are sold in more than 45 countries around the world. For more information about Beam Central Vacuum Systems visit www.beamvac.com.