Management Changes At RB Royal

Posted on January 6, 2007

RB Royal Industries, Inc., the Fond Du Lac, Wis., supplier of custom hose and tube assemblies and precision machining, has announced changes in its top management. James W. Neumann (left) has been named CEO and John E. Valek president. Valek will also maintain his position as the COO.

The change comes as the result of the retirement of John Neumann, Jr., who formerly served as both the CEO and the chairman of the board. Employed by RB Royal since 1962, he will maintain his position as the chairman of the board. James W. Neumann, the former president, has been employed by RB Royal since 1969. Valek, employed by the company since 1994, is the former executive vice president.