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John Hynes promoted to Director of Information Systems

John Hynes has been promoted to Director of Information Systems from his previous role as Manager of Information Technology.  John has been with Paulo for just over one year.  Prior to joining the Paulo team, he worked for a family-owned regional movie theater chain for 28 years. His final position there was Senior Manager of Information Security and Technology with wide ranging responsibilities for technology in a 1100+ person organization.

Since joining Paulo John has led staffing, training, and development initiatives for his department. Through these activities he has strengthened Paulo’s IT position.  John reports to Executive Vice President, Terry Rassieur, who commented, “this a critical position because our technology gives us a significant advantage in providing value to our customers by enabling assured quality and swift turnaround.”

John commented, “Paulo exemplifies a long history of innovation and tradition, offering many opportunities for team members to make a direct impact and to help shape the future of the company.  I am very excited about my new opportunity, as the Director of Information Systems, and look forward to the future, as part of the Paulo family.”

Founded in 1943, Paulo is one of the largest providers of heat treating, brazing, and metal finishing solutions in North America. Headquartered in St. Louis, Paulo operates six divisions servicing the Midwest, Great Lakes, and Southeast regions of the United States and northern Mexico.