Winsted's V.P. Stephen Hoska to Be Company's CEO

March 13, 2006
Generald Hoska to retire after almost 40 years with technical furniture company

MINNEAPOLIS — Winsted Corporation announced today that its Vice President, Stephen Hoska, would succeed Gerald Hoska as Chief Executive Officer for Winsted Corporation and Technical Interiors in the United States as well as Winsted Limited in the United Kingdom.

With more than eighteen years of experience in every functional area of the company – including manufacturing, sales, marketing, product development, quality control and management – Mr. Hoska brings extensive experience to the position of CEO.

“Steve’s thorough understanding of our organization and extensive hands-on experience position him perfectly to lead Winsted’s senior management team,” says Randy Smith, president.

“I am excited to assume a stronger leadership role, enabling Winsted to continue to grow and expand our position as a leader in the technical furniture industry,” says Hoska.

Winsted’s outgoing CEO, Gerald Hoska, has been a principal force in the company since 1967. His leadership helped guide the company from humble beginnings as a small technical furniture manufacturer to become the global leader it is today. Mr. Hoska will continue working with the company as chairman of the board.

“I have been fortunate to play a role in the growth of an outstanding company,” says Gerald. “Now, I look forward to future opportunities under Steve and Randy’s able leadership.”

A world leader in technical furniture and interior design for more than 40 years, Winsted creates ergonomic workspaces that are both efficient and beautiful. Winsted’s diverse product line includes custom and standard rack cabinets, security consoles, command centers and tape/media storage systems.

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