The RDI Group appoints VP of sales for Reichel & Drews

February 25, 2014

The RDI Group, an Itasca, Ill.-based provider of engineered capital equipment, enclosures, and related products for such industries as metal coil processing and power and utilities, has promoted Thomas Matthey to vice president of sales for its Reichel & Drews business unit.

Matthey most recently served as the company’s director of supply chain and manufacturing. His background in business strategy began at Black & Decker, where he served 14 years,concluding with the position of service operations director. He later moved to Wagner Industrial Solutions, where he served 17 years, most recently as director of marketing and business development.

Matthey has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Michigan’s School of Management.

The RDI Group also is parent company of Chicago Slitter, RDI Laser Blanking Systems, RDI Punching Systems, RDI Bending Systems, and RDI Enclosures & Systems.