Broadwind Energy Expands Executive Team


Naperville, Ill.-based Broadwind Energy Inc. is expanding its corporate management team, including the addition of a general counsel, senior vice president of human resources, corporate controller and director of compliance.

Broadwind named J.D. Rubin as vice president and general counsel. Rubin was previously with Chicago-based Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP, where he specialized in corporate and securities law. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his law degree from Northwestern University.

Bob Paxton joins the company as senior vice president of human resources. A veteran human resources executive with Fortune 500 and publicly traded company experience, Paxton was most recently vice president of global human resources for Whirlpool Corp. He earned his undergraduate degree from Ohio University and holds an MBA from the University of Houston-Victoria.

Ken Myszkowski joins Broadwind as corporate controller, following more than 20 years of experience in the finance and accounting industry with several Fortune 500 companies. He has served in key positions in accounting, public reporting, financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting, as well as treasury, tax and risk management. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois and his MBA at the University of Chicago.

Broadwind also named Kevin Johnson director of compliance, with responsibility for establishing, maintaining and improving business practices and processes across the company's platform of companies. Johnson was previously vice president of internal auditing for RR Donnelley & Sons Co., a publicly traded global printing company. He earned his bachelor's degree from Purdue University.

‘These four additions to our management team significantly enhance our leadership depth and capabilities and bring critical expertise and horsepower to help us integrate and expand the diverse companies within the Broadwind platform,’ says J. Cameron Drecoll, Broadwind CEO. ‘Our efforts to build a world-class company depend on our ability to attract top talent, and we believe these individuals fit that mold.’

SOURCE: Broadwind Energy Inc.

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