CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 24, 2018) –Wastequip, the leading North American manufacturer of waste handling equipment, has announced the appointment of Mike Marchetti as the chief information officer (CIO). In his role, Marchetti will lead Wastequip’s information technology (IT) strategy to focus on enhancing security measures, integrating a number of disparate systems across the company to increase efficiency and reduce costs, while identifying areas to leverage data and technology to grow the business.
Marchetti brings more than 20 years of IT experience and leadership expertise to his role. He most recently held the position of vice president of Truck Hero, Inc., providing best practices and innovative solutions for the leading manufacturer of accessories for pickup trucks. The company’s brands include Extang, TruXedo, BedRug, UnderCover, Advantage, Retrax, BAK Industries, Rugged Liners, Husky Liners, A.R.E., N-FAB, Superlift, and Omix-ADA. Previously, he spent six years as chief information officer and vice president at Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P., where he managed and planned IT integration for 11 mergers worth more than $3 billion in revenue.
“We are very pleased to have Mike on board,” says Marty Bryant, Wastequip CEO. “As CIO, he will be instrumental in advancing Wastequip’s business strategy by helping us better leverage technology to achieve measureable results, ensuring that our company will be at the forefront of digital solutions.”
Marchetti earned a Bachelor of Science in computer technology from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in accounting from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Wastequip is the leading North American manufacturer of waste handling equipment, with an international network of manufacturing facilities and the most extensive dealer network in the industry. Wastequip's broad range of waste and recycling equipment and systems is used to collect, process and transport recyclables, solid waste, liquid waste and organics. The company's brands include Wastequip, Toter, Galbreath, Pioneer, Mountain Tarp, Cusco, Go To Parts, and Accurate. For more information, visit www.wastequip.com.