Edward J. Wajda II
Edward brings over 20 years of global success in Senior Vice President and Divisional President roles accountable for the strategic, financial, and operational performance of his respective divisions. He has broad international experience in helping organizations formulate and execute growth strategies leading to financial growth. His leadership has led cross-functional and regional teams in achieving successful growth in Asia, EMEA, LATAM, and North America for various companies including Briggs & Stratton, Oshkosh Corporation, Prime Medical, and Jacuzzi Group Worldwide. Such growth successes included organic initiatives, acquisitions, and joint ventures in both mature and emerging markets. Edward also brings global crisis management experience having successfully managed business divisions most notably through the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis and the recent Brazilian economic downturn.
Edward acts as a director for the US-China Chamber of Commerce and the Brazil-US Business Council. He also participates on the advisory boards for the University of Michigan Ross School Of Business and the Wisconsin State Golf Association. Recently, he established a junior golf foundation focused on developing junior golfers’ core values and personal integrity through the game of golf.