Tom Lange Company Announces Retirement of Hugh Seelbach, Names Josh McKey CFO
SPRINGFIELD, IL – After 36 years of dedicated service to the company, Tom Lange Company’s Secretary/Treasurer, Hugh Seelbach, will be retiring. The company has announced that Josh McKey succeed him, and step into the role of CFO.
“It has been an honor and privilege working with such a great company that employs so many wonderful people,” Hugh said.
Hugh first started his career with the company in 1981 as a Staff Accountant, according to a press release, and now serves as the Secretary/Treasurer. Hugh has also served on the company’s Board of Directors for six years, and will continue in that capacity.
“Hugh has been an invaluable fellow member of our executive team, board member and friend for over 36 years. We wish him and his family good health and a happy retirement for many years to come,” said Phil Gumpert, Chairman/CEO of Tom Lange Company.
Hugh’s retirement will go into effect August 31, 2017. The company noted that Hugh and his wife, Pat, are the proud parents of three children and three grandchildren.
“Hugh has accomplished much in his distinguished career,” said Greg Reinauer, President of Tom Lange Company. “The entire Tom Lange Family thanks Hugh for his many contributions and wishes him and his family all the best in retirement.”
With Hugh’s departure, Josh McKey has been named Chief Financial Officer of Tom Lange Companies. Josh has been a member of the Tom Lange family since he joined in January of this year from Chemline.
“I am excited to be a part of the Tom Lange Family of Companies and to work with the fantastic people that make this organization great," Josh said of his appointment. "The company has a tremendous track record of success and we are well positioned and ready for the next phase of growth. I am confident that my experience will bring value in achieving our goals and realizing our strategic vision.”
Best of luck to Hugh on his retirement, and congratulations to Josh on this appointment!