Tuesday, October 04, 2016
MHI is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Reaves to the position of Executive Vice President of MHI. Mr. Reaves brings over 25 years of material handling industry experience to MHI, most recently as the founder and CEO of Integrated Warehouse Systems (IWS).
While at IWS, he created and developed an extensive portfolio of material handling solutions across the United States. In addition to his role as a business owner, Brian has served as Mayor for the Village of Lemont, Illinois. He was elected in 2009 and served as a village trustee for six years previous.
"Brian has a unique and impressive background that is a perfect fit to meet the demands of MHI's growing business model," said George W. Prest, MHI's Chief Executive Officer.
"His experience will be a tremendous asset to MHI as we continue to advance our efforts to increase member value as well as increase the awareness of the value of our members’ solutions to the greater manufacturing, supply chain and business community."
“It is an honor to join and be part of the MHI organization,” added Reaves. “I am truly looking forward to working with such a talented group of people who are making a difference in the industry.”
MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling, logistics and supply chain equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third party logistics providers. The association sponsors trade events, such as ProMat and MODEX to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals on the productivity solutions provided through material handling and logistics.
Contact: Carol Miller, MHI VP of Marketing and Communications/704-676-1190.