Shaw Development Hires Dynamic Executive Keith Luomala as CEO

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SHAW DEVELOPMENT HIRES DYNAMIC EXECUTIVE KEITH LUOMALA AS CEO

Bonita Springs, Florida – Shaw Development LLC, an industry leader in customer fluid management solutions for Heavy Duty Vehicles, has hired Keith Luomala as President, Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board of Directors. Luomala succeeds Lane Morlock, who will be retiring after a short transition period. During Morlock’s eight years with Shaw, the company tripled in revenue while expanding margins through a combination of new product growth, domestic market penetration, and operational efficiency. We thank Lane for his contributions and wish him the very best in his retirement.

Morlock says, “For over 60 years, Shaw has been dedicated to providing custom engineered solutions to heavy-duty vehicle OEMs across agriculture, construction, industrial, and on-road markets, and I have confidence Keith will help the company continue to deliver on this mission.”

Luomala, an engineer by education, is known for leading major culture changes, breaking down barriers, and developing strong teams across manufacturing and technology companies. He has a background of successfully managing complex businesses serving OEM markets through all phases of growth. Prior experiences include GE, Suez Energy, Compressor Controls Group, and NVT Group.

“I am excited to be a part of the Shaw Development family and look forward to helping the company exceed customer expectations as we continue to grow and expand our capabilities,” said Luomala. “One of the most important things I learned through my career is that individuals can do amazing things, but it takes teams of collaborative people to run a successful organization. I live this philosophy in every role I have held since given the privilege to lead a team.”

About Shaw Development

Shaw Development LLC is a global fluids management specialist providing innovative component and system level solutions to OEM’s within the commercial and military heavy-duty ground vehicle markets.

Shaw specializes in custom engineering, prototyping, short-run production verification and manufacturing of its customer’s fuel system, hydraulic fluid line component, plastics injection molding and Diesel Emissions Fluid (DEF) challenges. Shaw’s proven staff, dedicated to operational excellence, is poised to become your technology partner.

Shaw Development LLC. announces the addition of Cecile DeLaGarza to Shaw’s Board of Directors

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Bonita Springs, Florida – Shaw Development LLC, an industry leader in customer fluid management solutions for Heavy Duty Vehicles, today announced the addition of Cecile DeLaGarza to Shaw’s Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee.

DeLaGarza currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Gearbox Group Inc., where she works in the planning and execution of value creation initiatives across the organization. She has worked with several audit and tax firms in financial, due diligence and tax audits, and has been a member of the Audit Committee of Gearbox.

“Cecile brings fantastic expertise to the Shaw business, and will be a tremendous coach and mentor to our group.” explained Keith Luomala, CEO of Shaw Development.

Cecile is a CPA and holds a master’s degree in business management from the University of Liceo de Cagayan. She has over 28 years’ experience in various finance and manufacturing management roles in the US and overseas.

About Shaw Development

Shaw Development LLC is a global fluids management specialist providing innovative component and system level solutions to OEM’s within the commercial and military heavy-duty ground vehicle markets.

Shaw specializes in custom engineering, prototyping, short-run production verification and manufacturing of its customer’s fuel system, hydraulic fluid line component, plastics injection molding and Diesel Emissions Fluid (DEF) challenges. Shaw’s proven staff, dedicated to operational excellence, is poised to become your technology partner.

Shaw Development LLC. announces the addition of Jim Walker to Shaw’s Board of Directors

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Bonita Springs, Florida – Shaw Development LLC, an industry leader in customer fluid management solutions for Heavy Duty Vehicles, today announced the addition of Jim Walker to Shaw’s Board of Directors. Walker has enjoyed a distinguished 40-year career as a senior executive for leading companies in the Agriculture and Construction industries such as John Deere Company, Claas North America, AGCO Corp, and most recently Case IH.

“We are thrilled to have Jim join us on our board.  He is a proven industry leader whose guidance will help drive Shaw to continue to deliver excellence in solutions that exceed the evolving needs of our customers,” explained Keith Luomala, CEO of Shaw Development.

Beyond his leadership at major manufacturers, Jim has also served as Vice Chair and Treasurer of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) – an association of Agriculture and Construction industry leaders throughout North America representing 1000+ manufacturers, suppliers, and dealers. Jim also served as President and Board Member of the Agriculture Board within AEM.

“Based on my past experiences in leading innovation-driven Ag manufacturers, I was thrilled to be asked to join the Board of Shaw Development whose founding premise and fundamental business driver is to be a technology leader in the products they produce,” said Walker. “I am quite familiar and excited to be associated with their market leading DEF solutions for Off Road diesel engine manufacturers and OEMs.”

In his role at Shaw, Mr. Walker will provide coaching to the commercial organization while also guiding overall business strategy and execution.

About Shaw Development

Shaw Development LLC is a global fluids management specialist providing innovative component and system level solutions to OEM’s within the commercial and military heavy-duty ground vehicle markets.

Shaw specializes in custom engineering, prototyping, short-run production verification and manufacturing of its customer’s fuel system, hydraulic fluid line component, plastics injection molding and Diesel Emissions Fluid (DEF) challenges. Shaw’s proven staff, dedicated to operational excellence, is poised to become your technology partner.