Eriez names new chief financial officer
Andrew Olsen has assumed the CFO and treasurer duties at Eriez.
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Eriez names new chief financial officer

Andrew Olsen joins equipment firm after stint at General Electric joint venture firm.


Magnetic and separation equipment producer Eriez has announced the appointment of Andrew Olsen as its new chief financial officer and treasurer. He will be based out of the company’s global headquarters in Erie, Pennsylvania, and report to Eriez President and CEO Lukas Guenthardt.

Olsen served most recently as chief financial officer at General Electric Aviation – Advanced Atomization Technologies, a joint venture of Parker Aviation and General Electric based in Clyde, New York. According to Eriez, his background also includes serving in “high-level positions at several industrial manufacturing companies.”

“Andrew’s career has included leading global teams in challenging market conditions,” says Guenthardt. “His functional expertise in business transformation and process optimization will help Eriez advance its strategic initiatives toward sustainable, profitable growth,” he adds.

Eriez designs, manufactures and installs globally magnetic separation, metal detection, material handling, fluid recycling and flotation technologies with applications in the recycling, mining, aggregate, plastics, metalworking, packaging and food industries.