SAN FERNANDO, CA--(Marketwire - October 24, 2011) - Precision Dynamics Corporation - St. John, a leading global provider of patient safety identification and healthcare labeling solutions, has announced the promotion of Peter Resnick to executive vice president and chief operating officer.
In his new position, Mr. Resnick will continue his oversight of Precision Dynamics - St. John's integration efforts. He will also assume increased responsibilities including leadership of the company's Operations and Human Resources functions, as well as accelerating acquisitions to grow the company's presence in North America and Europe.
Mr. Resnick joined Precision Dynamics - St. John in January, 2011 when Precision Dynamics Corporation ("PDC") merged with The St. John Companies Inc. ("St. John") to become the world's leading provider of identification and related patient safety solutions. At the time, Mr. Resnick served as chief operating and financial officer for St. John, and was appointed executive vice president and chief integration officer for the newly combined company.
"As COO, Peter will provide leadership to ensure that internal cross-functional initiatives that are critical to serving our customers are flawlessly executed, " said Cecil Kost, president and chief executive officer, Precision Dynamics - St. John. "During his time with Precision Dynamics - St. John, Peter has demonstrated the quality of leadership and high standards that are important to our company's focus on providing our customers with outstanding products and services that support their goals of patient safety and efficient care management."
Hosmel Galan, vice president of operations, will continue to lead the company's Operations team, reporting to Mr. Resnick.
"I am delighted to be afforded the additional responsibility of driving the company's operational plans and support our growth initiatives," said Mr. Resnick. "I'm equally excited to work more closely with the Operations team that has established a world-class team and manufacturing facilities under the leadership of Hosmel Galan."
Mr. Resnick has more than 25 years of executive leadership experience in finance and operations. Prior to serving as chief operating and chief financial officer of The St. John Companies, Mr. Resnick was vice president and corporate controller at Bell Industries. Prior to Bell Industries, he held a variety of finance positions, culminating in the position of assistant corporate controller at Superior Industries International, Inc., an OEM of automotive parts, and at the international public accounting firm of Laventhol & Horwath. Mr. Resnick is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Southern California.
About Precision Dynamics Corporation - St. John
With more than 50 years of experience, Precision Dynamics Corporation - St. John is the global leader and pacesetter in the development of wristband, label, medical records and imaging systems. The company specializes in serving the healthcare, leisure and entertainment, and law enforcement industries. The company introduced the first single-piece patient wristband, first bar code wristband system, first Smart Band® RFID wristband system, and the award winning PDC Smart® Kiosk.
Precision Dynamics Corporation - St. John products are used in leading hospitals worldwide and comprise a comprehensive range of solutions that provide positive ID and positive clinical outcomes, while meeting important guidelines of The Joint Commission, World Healthcare Organization, FDA, AHA, and HIPAA. As an ISO 9001 certified company, Precision Dynamics Corporation - St. John follows a systematic, world-standard approach to ensure superior product design, manufacturing, and customer support services. For more information, visit www.pdcorp.com and www.stjohninc.com.