Tuesday | 10 October, 2017 | 8:07 am

ONI names Kent Brown President and CEO of O’Neal Manufacturing Services

oneal-10-10-17.jpgOctober 10, 2017 - O’Neal Industries is pleased to announce the appointment of Kent Brown (pictured) as president and CEO of O’Neal Manufacturing Services, a supplier of fabricated metal components and welded assemblies serving original equipment manufacturers and O’Neal Industries affiliate, effective October 2, 2017.

The current OMS president and CEO, Larry Whitehead, will remain until December 31, ensuring a smooth transition.

Brown came to OMS from a large fabricator, C&B Pipe Fabrication, where he was the Director of Operations. Prior to that, Kent was Vice President and General Manager of McWane Corporation where he spent 17 years in roles of diverse and increasing responsibilities. A native of Pittsburgh, Kent holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from West Virginia University, as well as an MBA from Robert Morris University.   

“Kent’s broad experience in the industry, coupled with his enthusiasm for the business, will enable him to lead OMS successfully in the future,” said Holman Head, ONI president and chief operating officer (COO). “The ONI Leadership Team has the utmost confidence in his ability to build on the solid foundation established by Larry Whitehead.”

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