INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Würth Industry North America (WINA) on Wednesday announced the appointments of Mike Buchanan and Miseal Mena to its senior leadership team.
Buchanan has been named Vice President of Finance, and Miseal Mena, currently Project Manager for Central and South America, as well as Sales Manager for Mexico, has been promoted to Head of Business Development for Latin America. Buchanan and Mena will both report to Marc Strandquist, Executive Vice President of the Würth Group.
Buchanan will be responsible for directing the finance strategies, analysis, forecasting, and budget management for the business unit, as well as ensuring that financial policies and practices are compliant with corporate and accounting standards. He comes to the team with a broad background in finance, support services, and business planning. Most recently, he held the position of Vice President, Finance and Support Services for SUEZ – Advanced Solutions in Atlanta, GA. He is a Certified Management Accountant and Certified in Financial Management.
Mena joined WINA in 2017 to oversee the growth and development of the company's Central and South American customers and increase Würth's market presence. Recently named Head of Business Development for Latin America, he will lead the Würth Industry de Mexico set up and efforts to develop Mexico into a stand-alone operating company. In addition to his new responsibilities, he will continue his efforts in Central and South America, developing a strategic plan for growth and expansion. Reporting to Mena in this role are Victor Campos, General Manager for Würth Industry de Mexico, and Pedro Ramos, Managing Director for Würth SW Industry (SW) in Brazil.
"We are delighted to welcome Mike and Miseal to our leadership team," said Marc Strandquist, Executive Vice President of the Würth Group." They both have a wealth of experience and knowledge that will benefit our North and South American organizations."
Würth Industry North America is a division of the Würth Group — No. 1 on Industrial Distribution's Big 50 List.