Published on : Monday, February 11, 2019
Raffel Systems, a maker of “smart” furniture technology, has appointed John Dudash as its new CEO.
In his new role, Dudash is charged with broadening the 37-year-old company’s platform, introducing patented technologies into other markets and channels, and further building on the company’s brand equity and customer loyalty.
“With the success that Raffel Systems has experienced in its core markets, we sought out John to lead us into untapped markets to further expand our growth while deepening our reach within existing customers,” said Paul Stangl, Raffel vice chairman and shareholder.
Dudash began his career as a sales representative for YKK Fastening Products Group. Most recently, he was CEO and president at Mity-Lite, a global manufacturer of banquet, meeting, event and restaurant furniture.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization of dedicated and talented professionals,” said Dudash. “Raffel is positioned to be a leader in the power motion transformation across the globe, and the Company has continuously innovated with new products and technologies that bring value to its customers and end consumers across numerous markets”. Dudash concluded.
In 2018, Dudash was named the First Vice Chairman of the Utah Manufacturers Association and in 2016 was a finalist for the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year award for the state of Utah.