MC Machinery Systems has promoted Tony Imbrogno to CEO. Imbrogno is the first American CEO of the Mitsubishi Corp. subsidiary, headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Ill., since its founding in 1978.
Imbrogno began his career at MC Machinery as a field service engineer and went on to hold management and executive positions, including his most recent position as senior vice president of operations, customer service and support.
He established MC Machinery’s service and support infrastructure throughout North America, including a regionalized network of experienced service technicians, and has served as an integral part of the team managing overall company operations. He also has worked closely with Mitsubishi engineers on some of the industry’s most advanced fabrication and machining equipment.
“As MC Machinery continues to grow, our employees need to see that Americans can grow within the company,” Imbrogno said. “When you start a career at MC Machinery, you have the ability to reach the top.”
Imbrogno said he will continue the open-door policy he has adhered to his entire career, and more managers will report directly to him than with previous CEOs. “I’m a big communicator and my office door has been open for 36 years because I value the relationships with my colleagues,” he said. “I strongly believe that MC Machinery is a company that has succeeded because of its people.”
The company’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Bill Isaac said that Imbrogno is an excellent choice to lead the company into the future. “I can’t think of anyone more universally respected and beloved than Tony,” he said. “His leadership skills are exemplary, and his deep knowledge of the fabrication and machining industries is unrivaled.”
Outgoing MC Machinery CEO Tomoo Yoshikawa will be returning to the Mitsubishi Corporation in Tokyo. Hiroto Shindo is the incoming MC Machinery COO, a newly created position.
MC Machinery is a North American supplier and servicer of fabrication and machining equipment, including Mitsubishi lasers, EDMs, automation systems and press brakes. It serves industries including aerospace, mold and die, job shops, medical and energy.