ROSEVILLE, Minn.--Horton Holding, Inc., a global leader in airflow solutions, today announced the promotion of Cordell Dietz to president and chief executive officer. Dietz had formerly served as chief operating officer for the Roseville, MN based company and takes over for Geert Henk Touw, former president and CEO of Horton since 2010, who has retired from the organization.
Dietz joined Horton in September of 2015 as its chief operating officer. As COO, Dietz has been responsible for the company’s domestic and global operations, including strategic business development and overseeing the company’s expanding North American and European initiatives and facilities.
“I’m very optimistic about the future of Horton and look forward to advancing the company’s leadership role in designing and manufacturing the most innovative airflow solutions for the markets we serve,” said Dietz.
Dietz earned a master of business administration and a bachelor of business administration from the University of North Dakota. He also served with the United States Army Reserve.
About Horton Holding, Inc.
With more than 60 years of industry experience, commitment to service, reliability and innovation, Horton is a premium provider of fan drives, fans and suspension products for on- and off-highway vehicles and equipment. Horton’s comprehensive research and development processes are driven by a dedication to exceed industry requirements today and in the future. The company was awarded the 2014 President’s “E” Award for Exporting, the 2013 Minnesota Governor’s International Trade Award as well as the U.S. Department of Commerce Export Achievement Certificate. Horton has manufacturing plants in the United States and Germany, with licensed manufacturing facilities in Australia, China and the United Kingdom; offices in the Unites States, Canada, Mexico and Germany; and representatives in Brazil, Chile, Russia, Japan, South Korea, China, India and Australia.