David Miles has been named president of of Simonds Saw LLC, effective Jan. 1.
Fitchburg, MA-based Simonds Saw was formed by Simonds International in 2014 as a separate company under the same management team. Miles succeeds Ray Martino in the role of President. Martino will continue to serve as CEO of Simonds Saw and as President and CEO of Simonds International. He has been President and CEO of Simonds International since 1999.
Miles has been the vice president of Simonds since 2011. He has extensive experience in global business development with a strong knowledge of the industrial markets in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Miles is an active participant in several industrial trade associations and currently serves on the Supplier Advisory Council for the Industrial Division of Affiliated Distributors.
“The appointment of the role of President-Simonds Saw represents the final phase in the separation of the two distinct businesses operated by the Simonds Group. The full separation will enable a sharper focus for each business and we are excited to have David in this role,” Martino said in a press release.
Simonds Saw is a manufacturer of high-quality metal cutting saw and file products and claims to have been in business longer than any other cutting tool company in North America.