East Penn Promotes New CFO
East Penn Manufacturing Co. is pleased to announce the promotion of Christy Weeber as the company’s Chief Financial Officer overseeing the financial aspects of the company including general accounting and finance, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit, and costing and customer service for the transportation division.
Ms. Weeber had recently served the company as the Senior Vice President of Finance. She has been instrumental in supporting and sustaining the company’s financial structure as well as developing new ways to bring efficiencies to its operations. She joined the company in 2011 as Manager of Internal Audit and has had extensive experience in auditing, research accounting, budgeting, and financial report preparation. Ms. Weeber previously worked for eleven years as Audit Senior Manager at one of the world’s largest accounting firms, KPMG LLP, specializing in manufacturing. She is a licensed CPA and a training and methodology instructor for accounting and auditing. Ms. Weeber earned a B.S. in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University in 2000.
Norbert Maleschitz Joins East Penn as SVP of Technology and Innovation
East Penn Manufacturing Co. recently welcomed Norbert Maleschitz as the company’s Senior Vice President of Technology and Innovation. He reports directly to Robert Flicker, Chief Operating Officer.
In this position, Mr. Maleschitz oversees the company’s efforts in Engineering, Quality, Continuous Improvement, and R&D. He is working directly with these departments in the coordination of all activities that further advance technology and innovation throughout the company’s many products and processes.
Mr. Maleschitz has worked in the Industry for over 27 years. He has been involved in many major projects with Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturer’s and Industrial applications, like Renewable Energy Storage solutions. He is a member of the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC) Executive Committee and has actively participated in several ALABC programs. He has also served as a member on the Technical Committee for the European Lead Battery Conference. He received the International Lead Award in 2012 for his contributions to the Industry in the areas of battery design, engineering, technical development, and quality. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Management and a Bachelor Degree in chemistry.