Husky names Dave Whiffen Vice President, Hot Runners
Husky Injection Molding Systems today announced the appointment of Dave Whiffen to the position of Vice President, Hot Runners. In this role, Mr. Whiffen will serve as a member of Husky’s executive team. "Hot runners and controllers are a critical part of any integrated injection molding system," said John Galt, Husky’s President and CEO. "Recognizing the importance of this market, Husky has made a number of very substantial investments in new hot runner technology and R&D over the last few years. We are also in the process of investing to increase manufacturing capacity and further improve customer support. The formation of a dedicated hot runner team, under Dave’s leadership, will provide us with the necessary executive level focus to work with customers on providing the products and services they need." Mr. Whiffen has been with Husky since 1986 and has held a number of senior positions in business development, operations and marketing, many of which were focused on the hot runner business. Most recently, he led Husky’s global Sales Support organization. Mr. Whiffen holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from McMaster University in Canada.