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Putzmeister America, Inc. Appoints Vice President of Finance and CFO


Putzmeister America, Inc. announces James Focareto as its new Vice President of Finance and CFO.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Appoints Vice President of Finance and CFO

STURTEVANT, WI (November 1, 2010) – Putzmeister America, Inc. announces James Focareto as its new Vice President of Finance and CFO.

Based out of the Sturtevant, Wisconsin headquarters, Focareto’s responsibilities include; directing the finance, information systems (MIS) and materials management functions. In addition, he will serve as a strategic and tactical advisor to Dave Adams, president and CEO of Putzmeister America, providing leadership on both financial and operational matters with a focus on growth and profitability.

Focareto will report directly to Adams.

“Jim brings over 20 years of experience in manufacturing and automotive industries,” says Adams. “His demonstrated abilities to perform and produce results through effective communication, planning and leadership skills make him the perfect match for his new role.”

“I am looking forward to helping the company achieve the next level of success,” adds Focareto.

Prior to his new position at Putzmeister America, Focareto most recently was the corporate finance director for Solutia Inc., a $2 billion global manufacturer of chemicals and high technology composites. He’s also held a variety of senior financial and operational roles in international organizations including Borg Warner and Danaher.

He holds an MBA degree and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Focareto can be reached at: 262-884-6312 or at: focaretoj@putzam.com.