January 19, 2005
Riviera Tool Co., a supplier of custom metal stamping die systems, has appointed J. Dan Engels to its board of directors.
Engels is founder and director of Global Rush, an international automotive parts and tooling sourcing strategist, Optiprise, a lean manufacturing consulting business, and ISC Software, a materials handling software developer. He will serve as a director on Riviera's board, including the audit and compensation committees.
Engels has a bachelor's degree in letters and engineering from Calvin College and a bachelor's degree in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan. He also holds master's degrees in both mechanical engineering and industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan.
A registered professional engineer in the State of Michigan, Engels received the University Alumni Society Merit Award from the University of Michigan College of Engineering, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering in 1996.