Willi Hahn Corporation USA dba Wiha Tools Appoints Eric Iverson to the Role of Controller

MONTICELLO, MN – 6/29/2020 

Eric Iverson Wiha Tools Controller

Wiha Tools is proud to announce the appointment of Eric Iverson to the role of Controller. Eric will succeed Frank Tauer, who led the American finance team for over 12 years and is responsible for developing a foundation that has allowed the Wiha Tools to grow into the largest Wiha subsidiary.  

 

Wiha Tools is proud to announce the appointment of Eric Iverson to the role of Controller. Eric will succeed Frank Tauer, who led the American finance team for over 12 years and is responsible for developing a foundation that has allowed the Wiha Tools to grow into the largest Wiha subsidiary. 

Mr. Iverson joins Wiha Tools from Pinnacle Climate Technologies, where he served as Controller and was responsible for corporate finance, treasury, tax, accounting, internal controls, and risk management. Prior to Pinnacle, Iverson worked at Optium360, Mosaic Company, Carlson Companies, and Deloitte & Touché. At each company, Eric held various positions with increased responsibilities. Eric holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of North Dakota and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. Eric maintains an active CPA license in Minnesota. 

“I am excited to have Mr. Iverson join Wiha Tools and focus on our continued revenue and profitability growth. Eric is a strong leader, and his finance experience and his readiness to drive synergies and efficiencies will provide us the opportunity to scale the business effectively,” said Patrick Di Perno, Divisional President, and Managing Director.  

Iverson commented, “I look forward to leading the American finance team and partnering with my colleagues around the world to drive strategic initiatives across the business. It is exciting to be joining Wiha USA during a time of significant expansion.” 

About Willi Hahn Corporation 

Willi Hahn Corporation USA dba Wiha Tools is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wiha Werkzeuge Gmbh Schonach Germany. Beginning in 1985, Wiha Tools has developed into the largest subsidiary of Wiha Worldwide. Offering over 3500 products from our Monticello, Minnesota based North American Headquarters servicing all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Central, and South America. www.wihatools.com & www.wihatools.ca 

About Wiha 

Founded in 1939, Wiha has become a leading global manufacturer of hand tools and solutions for professional tradespeople and industrial markets. Currently, over 1000 Wiha employees manufacture and market award-winning Wiha premium tools. A host of awards underline that Wiha has set the standard in functionality, design, and quality. 

The family-owned company is recognized, as a TOP 100 most innovative medium-sized German enterprise and received the Manufacturing Excellence Award (MX Award) as the best German SME (Small Medium Enterprise). Wiha is the first-hand tool manufacturer in the world to receive the internationally recognized AGR (Aktion Gesunder Rücken) seal of approval. This recognition confirms the effectiveness and benefits of Wiha’s range of screwdrivers, torque tools, L-keys, bits, soft-head hammers, pliers, and measuring tools. Wiha’s innovative approach offers real added value and user benefits in terms of increased efficiency and functionality in everyday work. www.wiha.com 

Media Contact 
Wiha Tools USA 
Willi Hahn Corporation 
1348 Dundas Circle 
Monticello, MN 55362 


Media Relations: pr@wihatools.com 
1-800-494-6104 

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