Matt Breckheimer, group president of ITW’s Value-Added Solutions Platform, recently announced that Gina Powers has been named vice president and general manager of ITW Dynatec. In her role, Powers reportedly is responsible for driving growth and innovation across the company’s worldwide customer base and markets.

Upon making the announcement, Breckheimer said, “Gina’s track record as an effective leader within the ITW community speaks for itself. We are delighted to have her join ITW Dynatec, and look forward to the many contributions she will bring to the continued growth and success of the company as a leader in hot melt adhesive solutions.”

Powers began her ITW career at Filtertek while she was still in high school. After earning her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Northern Illinois University, Powers relocated to Iowa for a product engineer role with Pella Corp. In 2007, she returned to ITW as quality engineer at Filtertek. Then she became an innovation manager at the ITW Tech Center located in Glenview, Ill.  Powers later went on to serve as operations manager for two manufacturing facilities within ITW Powertrain Plastics Components, ultimately earning the role of business unit manager, where she reportedly drove significant operational improvements, and positioned the business for future growth.

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