Malcolm “Mac” Moore, 64, joins Twin Disc, Inc. as executive vice president of operations effective July 1, 2015, the company announced. In his new role, Moore will be responsible for overseeing the company's global manufacturing, as well as its sales/marketing functions.
"Mac brings an extensive skill set in marine, industrial and international markets to Twin Disc and we are fortunate to secure such a qualified candidate," stated John H. Batten, president and chief executive officer. "Mac is a proven business leader. As a former director of Twin Disc, Mac has provided me valuable counsel over the years. Mac recently became available to work full-time for Twin Disc following the sale of his former company, and I am thrilled that he accepted our offer. Mac's addition further strengthens our management team, allowing us to continue to develop and to implement our global strategy, and I look forward to working with him in this new capacity."
Moore has over 25 years of leadership experience managing international manufacturing and distribution businesses. From 2011 to 2015, he held various positions including chairman, president and CEO of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin based Digi-Star, LLC, a global supplier of electronic components and software used in precision agriculture. From 1999 to 2010, Moore held various positions including executive vice president and COO, president and COO, and president and CEO of West Bend, Wisconsin based Gehl Company, a publicly owned manufacturer and distributor of equipment used in construction and agriculture markets. He serves on the Board of Directors of AG Growth International and Freightcar America, Inc.
Moore received an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a BSBA from American University, with a major in international business.
Moore has resigned his position as director of Twin Disc in order to accept his new position.