Windsor, Ontario, Canada – April 12, 2022 – Nick Sauro joined Valiant TMS in August 2002; during his years of service, he has made a significant contribution to the growth of our company into the global leader in intelligent automation solutions that we are today. As a valued member of our senior leadership team, Nick has led Valiant TMS through corporate transactions, responded to global crises, and strengthened relationships with our customers, employees, global banks, and other stakeholders. In addition, he has accepted countless awards on our behalf. After 20 years of dedicated service to Valiant TMS, Nick has decided to retire.
Commencing April 25, 2022, Nick will be stepping down from his responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer. He has agreed to continue to act as an advisor to Valiant TMS for a further 8 months, until December 30, 2022, which will then mark Nick’s official retirement.
“On behalf of everyone at Valiant TMS, I want to thank Nick for his hard work, commitment, and passion. He has worked tirelessly to keep Valiant TMS at the leading edge of our industry and to support best-in-class operations. I wish him the very best in his retirement, and I am sure he will make himself available to us as a resource in the future should we call upon him.”, said Tony Elias, CEO of Valiant TMS.
“It has been an incredible journey to work with everyone at Valiant TMS to assist in transforming our Company from a regional supplier in the North American Machine Tool marketplace into a dominant Global Supplier with a footprint in 13 countries throughout Europe, India, and the Americas over the last 20 years”, said Nick Sauro, “Now I am looking forward to spending more time with my family.”
Between now and April 25, 2022, Nick will be transitioning his duties to his successors; Joe Musso as the new VP of Finance for Valiant Corporation, who will be responsible for the North American operations and Thomas Wipfler as the new VP of Finance for TMS Holdings GmbH, who will be responsible for the European operations, and India. “We need to congratulate and support Joe & Thomas in their new responsibilities for which they bring 28 years of combined Valiant TMS experience. They have assisted me in guiding our Company through both challenging and good times and expanding our relationship with our business partners. The future of Valiant TMS will be well looked after by Joe & Thomas.” said Nick Sauro.
About Valiant TMS
Valiant TMS is a full-service Industry 4.0 system integrator, leading the way in digitalization, process development, design, and technology integration. The company specializes in welding and joining, automated assembly and test, industrial parts washers, and final assembly systems. Founded in 1959, Valiant TMS has 1,400 team members in 20 facilities in 13 countries.
For more information, contact:
Meagan Ramjass, Corporate Communications Manager, Valiant TMS