October 10, 2013
The RDI Group, Itasca, Ill., which provides engineered capital equipment, enclosures, and related products to customers worldwide in various industries including metal coil processing, has named Fred Kestler as CEO. Curtis Maas, chairman and CEO since 1984, remains as chairman of the board.
Kestler has served as president and vice president of sales and marketing for the past six years. Before joining the company, he was vice president of sales and marketing at GE Capital.
The RDI Group is the parent company of Chicago Slitter, RDI Laser Blanking Systems, RDI Punching & Bending Systems, RDI Enclosures & Systems, and Reichel & Drews.