Ali Group announced organizational changes at several of its operating companies that
are effective September 1, 2017. Rob August will assume the role of Vice President of
Business Development for Ali Group North America. August will work out Ali Group
North America’s Chicago corporate office and report directly to Filippo Berti, Chief Executive
Officer of the Ali Group. Erik Nommsen, currently President of the Champion Group
(Champion, Moyer-Diebel, Bi-Line, and Trysis), will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer
of the Ali Group North America – Refrigeration Division. In addition, Nommsen
will also be gaining the title of Chief Executive Officer of the Champion Group thus the
General Managers of Champion Industries and Moyer-Diebel will continue to report to him.
He will report directly to Filippo Berti, Chief Executive Officer of the Ali Group. Will Means
will take over the role of General Manager of Champion Industries (Champion, Bi-Line,
and Trysis). Means will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Champion Industries and will report directly to Erik Nommsen, Chief Executive Officer of the Champion
Group. This will allow Nommsen to dedicate more time to the Refrigeration Division.