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Reno Fricano joins Signature Group

bio-renofricanoReno Fricano has been named Vice President of Sales and Marketing with The Signature Group.  Signature Group holdings include Signature Retail Services (SRS) and Signature Engineered Solutions (SES). SRS is a premier retail and industrial sales, logistics, service and construction (fixture installation/new store/remodel/reset) company which provides a full suite of services. SES is a premier supplier of specialty engineered components to the Automotive and Commercial Vehicle Industries including Heavy Truck. Reno will be based out of our Chicago Corporate office and he will provide leadership to both business Units.

Fricano joins The Signature Group with over 25 years of experience in the Automotive, Commercial Vehicle, Construction and Distribution industries.  He has extensive experience in multiple disciplines including Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Science, Lean Manufacturing, Sales Management and Quality Engineering. He has held executive positions with industry leaders representing some of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of specialty engineered attachment solutions. He has led winning teams at virtually every vehicle and heavy equipment manufacturer in North America as well as other key accounts in Industrial and commercial based markets. As the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Reno will bring value added logistics solutions to our very diverse and growing customer base.  In addition, he will expand our breadth of products to new and existing markets. Fricano has lived in the Greater Chicagoland area for 15 years with his wife and two daughters. He is a graduate of McMaster University in Ontario, Canada with a Bachelor of Science degree and has also completed executive programs at the University of Michigan and the Max Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University.

Fricano has a proven track record of building winning teams who are capable of delivering world class results while competing on a global scale. He has a passion for quality and a history of driving continuous improvement through every department of an organization.

Signature Group’s President Dan Perry states “This leadership appointment strengthens our senior management team. Reno will continue to build his strong track record of delivery in our fast-growing logistics and specialty engineered components segment. Reno brings an incredible set of global leadership experiences, a consistent pattern of excellent results, and immense personal potential to the company as we continue the drive to make Signature Group a larger, faster growing, more profitable, more global company.”

Anthony Rossobillo joins the SES team

Bio-AnthonyRossobilloAnthony Rossobillo has been hired as a new Business Development Coordinator with Signature Engineered Solutions, which is a premier automotive fastener distributor with a full product line of engineered components, specials, and standards. Anthony will be based out of the corporate office in Aurora, Illinois focusing on the tier I,II, and III automotive accounts.

Anthony joins Signature Engineered Solutions after graduating from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.  Anthony maintained a Deans list status while playing hockey for the university.   While attending DePaul, Anthony gained valuable experience working as a National Account Rep for Chicago Flameproof and Wood Specialties Corporation and doing an internship with Omni Point Capital as an out-trade liaison in the Eurodollar options pit.

Anthony joins SES and brings a fresh view on customer service, social media, and supply chain management. His eager attitude and desire to build customer relationships through vendor consolidation and VA/VE programs will serve SES’s growth strategy well into the future. Signature Engineered Director of Business Development, Bob Weiersheuser, commented that “Anthony’s strong educational background, work ethic, and personality are a welcome addition to our company as we continue our growth pattern in the automotive marketplace.” Anthony is accompanied by three other new hires for SES in the past 4 months.

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