Chris Huether retiring; Richard Vollering steps in as HPS’s CFO
By Anthony Capkun
June 17, 2021 – Hammond Power Solutions has appointed Richard Vollering as chief financial officer and corporate secretary, replacing Chris Huether, who is retiring after a 35-year career with HPS.
“Richard brings a wealth of experience in international custom and standard product manufacturing within the commercial industry,” said Bill Hammond, chair and CEO, HPS, adding that Vollering’s experience in private and public markets “will be an asset as HPS looks to expand its North American product offering and grow in jurisdictions where our products are made and sold.”
Vollering most recently served as chief financial officer with Teknion Corp. He holds an MBA from York University and a Bachelors in Business Administration from Wilfred Laurier, and holds CPA, CMA designations.
Huether, meantime, will remain with the company until the end of 2021 to ensure a smooth and orderly transition, says HPS.
“On behalf of our Board of Directors and all of us at Hammond Power Solutions, I want to thank Chris for his exceptional contributions throughout his 35 years with HPS,” added Hammond. “He is an experienced and highly principled leader, mentor, colleague and friend, and has created tremendous value for our company and our shareholders.”
“Chris leaves behind a tremendous legacy, and I want to personally wish him all the best as he prepares for the next chapter of his life,” Hammond said.