Greg Gesswein has been promoted to president of Paul H. Gesswein and Co., Inc., a 102 year old Bridgeport based manufacturer and distributor of tools, equipment and supplies. Greg is the fourth generation of the Gesswein family to manage the business and replaces his father, Dwight W. Gesswein, who has served as the president since 1993. Dwight will retain the position of vice-chairman, along with his brother Roger H. Gesswein, Jr., Gesswein’s current chairman and CEO, and will continue to support the company in a broader advisory capacity.
Greg graduated from Trinity College in 2002 and from the University of New Haven in 2015 with a Masters in Business Administration. He began employment with Gesswein in 2004 with the assignment of west coast sales representative and most recently served in the role of sales manager for the Industrial Products Division.
In passing the responsibility to his son, Dwight Gesswein reflected: “Greg has always put his heart and soul into every task or project he has undertaken. His leadership skills combined with strong determination for a successful growing company is exactly what we need as we embark on our second 100 years of business.”
Greg has been responsible for significant sales growth both domestically and internationally and has been key to the development of new products. His creation and implementation of the Gesswein training program for mold and die polishing and maintenance has been utilized and praised by major clients worldwide including Apple, Nike, and many top US mold manufacturers.
Roger H. Gesswein commented, “Greg’s knowledge of the customers, markets and products combined with his experience in management and unending source of energy ensures that Gesswein will have the continuity of a strong management leader to take the firm to a successful and stable future.”
Paul H. Gesswein & Co., Inc. is a family owned and operated business founded in 1914. Gesswein is dedicated to providing highest quality precision tools, equipment, and supplies for the metal working industries including jewelry making, mold and die polishing, deburring, micro-welding, inspecting, polishing, cleaning and more. Gesswein is headquartered in Bridgeport, Connecticut and operates an abrasives manufacturing facility located in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. Gesswein has the affiliated international companies; Gesswein Canada in Toronto, GessweinSiam Co., Ltd. in Bangkok, Thailand and Gesswein Trading Private, Ltd., in Mumbai, India.
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