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Cardinal Fastener, a Cleveland-based manufacturer of large-diameter fasteners for the wind industry, has named Bill Boak the company's new president.

Boak has served as a senior-level executive at SPS Technologies Inc. and Textron Fastening Inc., where his responsibilities included domestic turnaround and international general management. He also has experience in sales and marketing within the manufacturing and distribution industries.

Marc Strandquist, Cardinal Fastener's managing director, says, "Bill came to our attention because of his strong execution skills, his proven ability to lead top-performing teams and his track record in contributing to the bottom line. He has demonstrated these skills by innovating new processes and products, turning around complex organizations with multiple business segments. We are very pleased and excited that Bill has joined our organization.”


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