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MEC Announces COO Transition

Rand Stille

Mayville Engineering Company (MEC), a value-added manufacturing partner that provides a broad range of prototyping and tooling, production fabrication, coating, assembly and aftermarket components, has announced that Steve Mance has retired as Chief Operating Officer. He is succeeded by Rand Stille, who previously served as MEC's Executive Vice President, Defiance Metal Products (DMP) & Performance Structures Operations.

"Steve has made important contributions to our company following the acquisition of DMP in December 2018. He played an instrumental part in bringing our teams together and completing the successful integration of DMP as planned and on time," said Robert Kamphuis, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "After leading DMP for seven years and completing the transition, Steve has decided it is time to retire and we wish him all the best for the future."

"Rand Stille joined the company in April 2019 and quickly became an integral part of our management team," noted Kamphuis. "Both at MEC and throughout his 27-year business career, Rand has excelled at identifying and implementing key drivers to maximize operational and financial performance. We have full confidence that Rand has diverse experience and well-rounded skill sets to succeed in his new role and that the organization will benefit from his leadership for many years to come."

Stille initially joined the company in April 2019 as Vice President-Performance Structures Operations. Before joining MEC, Stille served as Senior Vice President of Operations at Universal Logistics Holdings from 2017 to 2019, where he ran international operations in Bogota, Colombia and San Luis Potosi, Mexico as well as overseeing their Westport Axle Corp entities in Virginia, Kentucky and Pennsylvania. He also served as Vice President and Executive Director of Westport Axle from 2014 to 2017 and as Vice President of Mexican Operations from 2012 to 2014. From 2011 to 2012, Stille served as Chief Operating Officer-JayTec LLC at L&W Engineering. Earlier in his career, Stille held various executive roles at Shape Corporation, including Vice President of Mexican Operations, Vice President of Asian Operations and Vice President of Shape's General Motors Business Unit. At the start of his career, Stille held various managerial roles at Johnson Controls. Stille graduated DePauw University with a Bachelor of Arts, economics and management and earned his Master of Science in supply chain management from Michigan State University.

For more information contact:

Mayville Engineering Company

715 South St.

Mayville, WI 53050


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