J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., the safety and regulatory compliance solutions firm for a wide range of industries, announced on Monday the appointment of Tony Wheel as the company's new Executive Vice President of Manufacturing & Supply Chain. 

Wheel brings more than 16 years of leadership experience from his previous role at Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corporation, producing purpose-built vehicles and equipment, the company said in a March 4 news release. Wheel joined J. J. Keller on March 1 and will succeed current EVP Tim Little, who will retire on July 1.

"We are excited to welcome Tony Wheel to J. J. Keller," said Rustin Keller, president and CEO of J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. "His experience, not only in manufacturing and distribution but also in engineering and designing products, aligns perfectly with our expanding portfolio of proprietary solutions.”

Wheel boasts an admirable military background, having served as a Logistics Corps Officer in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve. He holds a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Mercer University in Macon, Ga., and a master’s degree in engineering management from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. 

Wheel is also a certified Project Management Professional, a Six Sigma Green Belt, and holds a lean manufacturing certification.

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