Seymour Midwest, a family owned global supplier to the specialty hand tools market, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Vitoux to the Company’s executive committee as Chief Operating Officer.
Vitoux comes to Seymour Midwest with a career that includes public accounting, automotive, and orthopedic experience and most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Steinway Musical Instruments based in Manhattan. Prior to Steinway, Vitoux managed increasingly larger teams at the orthopedic manufacturers of Zimmer, DePuy and Biomet culminating with his role as Vice President of Commercial Operations at Biomet. During his orthopedic career, Vitoux managed finance, planning & administration, and contracts and pricing. He also has served as a Corporate Controller overseeing the implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley controls and spent 18-months in Scotland as Global Operations Finance Director for LifeScan – Johnson & Johnson’s diabetes business. Vitoux’s career also includes managing HR, IT, and procurement as Division C.F.O. for SPX-Power Team and he was the Controller and Director of Sales for Dalton Corporation of Warsaw, Indiana.
Vitoux is a graduate of Manchester College and resides in Winona Lake, Indiana.