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Flow-Rite announces hiring of Executive Vice President
Patrick Mavrakis has been named Executive Vice President at Flow-Rite.
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Patrick Mavrakis has been named Executive Vice President at Flow-Rite.

Flow-Rite Controls recently announced the hiring of Patrick Mavrakis to the position of Executive Vice President. Mavrakis will direct all operations of Flow-Rite, lead the executive team in formulating and executing the business strategic plan, and organize each department to optimize performance. He will maintain Flow-Rite’s history of consistent growth with emphasis on sales of proprietary products, while continuously improving efficiency.

“Rick’s leadership and technical experience will be beneficial for Flow-Rite as a vertically integrated company. His energy, creativity, and motivation will help us meet our continuing growth objectives,” said Dan Campau, President of Flow-Rite Controls.

Mavrakis touts over 20 years of experience and his senior leadership includes involvement in the industrial battery industry as the Product Engineering/Process Engineering Director for Trojan Battery Company. Mavrakis has also worked in Japan for Honda R&D North America as a Design Engineer. He joins Flow-Rite from Columbus Castings, a manufacturer of value-engineered steel castings, where he was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Acting President. Mavrakis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of California at Davis. 

“Flow-Rite has enjoyed considerable growth through the excellence of its people and products, and remains committed to the same,” said Robert Burnetter, CEO of Flow-Rite Controls. “Rick will complement this well and continue our strong tradition.”