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Tom Riordan

Tom Riordan
President & Chief Executive Officer
Neenah Enterprises

Tom Riordan was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Neenah Enterprises in February 2011. Located in Neenah, Wisconsin, Neenah Foundry is a top supplier of industrial castings and forgings, although the company is more widely known as the premium supplier of municipal castings for storm water and waste water applications, including manhole covers and frames, along with decorative tree grates and other products.

Prior to joining Neenah, Mr. Riordan was President and Chief Executive Officer of Terex Corp., a global construction equipment manufacturer. Before Terex, he spent 11 years with SPX Corp., a multinational capital goods manufacturer, in a number of business leadership roles, including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He began his career at Borg Warner Automotive. In all, he has more than 30 years of experience in various industrial markets.

Mr. Riordan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Administration from Purdue University.