LMT Tools makes senior leadership changes
October 18, 2022 | 6:56 am CDT

WAUKEGAN, Ill. – LMT Tools, a developer and producer of precision tools, announced two recent organizational changes. 

Mark Hemmerling has been appointed as the president of LMT Onsrud and Head of Americas for LMT Tools USA. 

Chris Pickett has been promoted to vice president of sales & marketing of LMT Onsrud and LMT USA. 

Hemmerling initially started at LMT Onsrud as the vice president of sales and marketing in July 2016. He became president of LMT Onsrud and LMT USA in July 2022.  He comes with vast experience in a leadership position. Before working at LMT Onsrud, he spent fourteen years as the director of marketing Americas Region at Walter Tools. 

Pickett joined the Senior Management team in August 2022. Therefore, he steps aside from his previous role as the sales director of the company's Eastern region that he began in April 2017 with LMT Onsrud. He has served in many different roles within the industry and has 25-years twenty-five years of experience in the cutting tool industry. He will lead the sales and marketing efforts for LMT Onsrud. 

Hemmerling and Pickett along with Bill Hallam, vice president of finance & shared services of LMT Onsrud, and Brenan Guy, vice president of operations of LMT Onsrud form the senior management team at the Waukegan, Illinois, company.

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