Magnum Venus Products (MVP), a global manufacturer of fluid movement and production solutions for industrial applications in composites and adhesives markets, recently named Tobi Ferguson as president and CEO.
As an experienced business leader, Ferguson aims to build on the company’s history of innovation to achieve key financial and growth initiatives by delivering optimum value and performance for its customers.
“Tobi will be instrumental in the growth of MVP with his ability to articulate a vision and drive employee engagement,” said Mark Lewry, chairman of MVP’s Board of Directors. “His diverse manufacturing background, entrepreneurial spirit, and passion for people make him a natural fit. We are excited to welcome him to the MVP family.”
In his most recent role, Ferguson led Vogt Ice, LLC where he served as president for six years. With an innate ability to foster collaboration, he ignited the Vogt brand and improved performance by optimizing operations, strengthening partnerships, and deploying lean manufacturing practices.
Prior to Vogt, Ferguson held a number of appointments including director of Global Operations for Welbilt Foodservice, where he dramatically improved overall customer experience by centralizing its distribution centers and systems. He also held roles in the healthcare industry where he was responsible for revitalizing R&D and launching several disruptive technologies.
“”I am inspired by the company’s solutions-oriented approach to meet production challenges for the manufacturers who keep planes in the air, boats from sinking, and everything in between,” said Ferguson. “I plan to implement a culture that serves our markets with tenacity, ingenuity, and with a focus on quality to drive the flawless execution our customers deserve.”