Restructuring of Acorn and Morris Group International
Friday, December 14, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Morris Group International (MGI) is pleased to announce Tom Duddy as the President/COO of Acorn Engineering Company.
Tom Duddy will assume the President/COO position on March 1, 2013. Tom has worked with Acorn and Morris Group International for over 20 years. His skill set, integrity and value system reflect the leadership needed at Acorn.
Tom's presence allows Morris Group to continue to grow, while ensuring that the Acorn Engineering Company division is well-managed and will continue to prosper. Tom will also maintain his current role as the President/COO of Elmco/Duddy.
As the 60th anniversary of Acorn Engineering Company approaches, Tom will be the third President. Don Morris will remain Chief Executive Officer of all divisions and partnerships.
Additionally, Ron Stewart will relocate to Southern California and assume responsibility for the day-to-day operations of Elmco/Duddy as Vice President of Operations, reporting directly to Tom Duddy. On the sales and marketing side of Elmco/Duddy, Randall Morris, Senior Vice President and Richard Root, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, will continue to report directly to Tom.
Effective January 1st, Steve Miller, Vice President and General Manager at Elmco/Stewart, will take over complete management, sales, and marketing responsibilities for the Arizona market, reporting directly to Don Morris. The current name of the Arizona branch will change to Elmco Sales Phoenix. Ron Stewart will also have dual responsibilities, as he will retain his role as President of Elmco/Stewart Las Vegas.
The reorganization of Morris Group International is expected to provide greater opportunities for long-term future growth.