HOWELL, Mich., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MWW Automotive Group (OTC Bulletin Board: MWWC) announced today that the Company has hired a new CEO, Chuck Pinkerton, to lead the entire MWW Group. Michael Winzkowski, the longstanding CEO of MWW, will remain in the position of President and Chairman of the company.
Charles A. Pinkerton, a skilled, hands-on and results oriented executive, brings over 35 years of experience in working with Fortune 500 Corporations within the Automotive, Petroleum, Retail and Construction arenas. Within these companies, Mr. Pinkerton has held the positions of Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Director of Business Development and Director of Operations, establishing relationships with companies such as Amoco, BP, Citgo and others. During his position as President and CEO of Kux Manufacturing Inc., a supplier of automotive products for the U.S. market, Charles created longstanding relationships with companies such as Ford, GM, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Toyota, and many others.
"We are pleased that Mr. Pinkerton has joined our company and expect to benefit not only from his longstanding experience in the automotive industry and his deep business relationships with many of the large OEs, but also from his adept skills and experience as an organizational restructuring specialist," says Michael Winzkowski, the current CEO of MWW. "We have commenced with a concerted restructuring process to implement improved procedures throughout the entire MWW Group and Mr. Pinkerton will take a leadership role in this ongoing process. Our entire management team is very pleased that Mr. Pinkerton has decided to join our company. He will be working closely with Mr. Rainer Poertner, who is responsible for business development, investment banking and investor relationships. In addition, Mr. Pinkerton will also be actively engaged with Mr. Jim Davis, the company's CFO, and myself to achieve the Company's goals over the next few years."
Mr. Pinkerton will manage all aspects of business & product development. In addition, he will work with the entire MWW team to further develop and implement the Company's business plan and continue to improve the sales, marketing and customer support strategy. By applying his experience in operational streamlining and restructuring, strategic vision, planning and best practice manufacturing, Mr. Pinkerton will also lead our team on the path to improving productivity and profitability for the benefit of our shareholders.