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Helios Announces New Executives

Adam Gimpert

David Harroun

Helios Gear Products has filled two executive positions: Adam Gimpert as the company's President, and David Harroun as Vice President. "After more than 30 years serving the gear manufacturing industry, Helios has a powerful core of technical competence, proven ethical business practices and some of the industry's highest levels of quality. I am fortunate to lead such a team and develop new solutions for our customers," said Gimpert.

Gimpert is a licensed engineer educated at the University of Illinois. He began his career engineering high-rise structures in Chicago and the United Arab Emirates, working with a global team, including professionals in the U.S., U.K., Europe and Middle East. He was then employed by the University of Illinois, teaching undergraduate students the fundamentals of statics, dynamics and materials in a multi-cultural environment in France. "He joined the Helios team in 2013 and is proud to continue the company started by his father, Dennis Gimpert, and he sees growth and new solutions for Helios," said a company spokesperson. "Adam brings creative and forward-thinking tactics to teamwork, problem solving skills and vision to the company that will ensure its gear manufacturing customers stay competitive in today's global market."

Harroun is a mechanical engineer educated at Northern Illinois University. His background is strongly rooted in gear manufacturing, having joined Helios (previously Koepfer America) in 2004. Harroun has over 15 years of experience in application engineering, fixture design, machine and tool sales, marketing and advanced hard finishing applications. "I am honored to help lead our growing team and develop new technical solutions. As the industry changes, I am excited to offer new products to keep our customers at the forefront of innovation and productivity," Harroun said.

For more information contact:

Helios Gear Products

635 Schneider Dr.

South Elgin, IL 60177


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