Methods Machine Tools appoints new chief

May 17,2016 - 10:15am
Jerry Rex named Chief Operating Officer

Methods Machine Tools Inc., Sudbury, Mass., recently announced the appointment of Jerry Rex as Chief Operating Officer of all Methods Machine Tools operations, effective May 3. Rex, a manufacturing industry veteran with more than 25 years of management experience, complements Methods’ strategic plans for future growth, according to a Methods Machine Tools news release.

“It is my distinct pleasure to have Jerry in this new position on our management team,” said Bryon Deysher, president and CEO, of Methods Machine Tools. "Jerry brings an energetic, passionate approach to leadership and shares the vision for Methods’ future. He is an excellent communicator, motivator and team builder who will have assignments that will touch every level of the organization."

Rex, whose manufacturing career spans 40 years, began as a machinist at GE Locomotive. He steadily rose from roles in engineering and applications to production and sales management and executive positions at manufacturers and machine tool organizations. He most recently served as executive vice president of Concept Machine Tools, Minneapolis.

Rex also recently served as AMT Board Chairman, and continues to serve on the association's Board of Directors.

He will be based out of Methods Machine Tools corporate headquarters in Sudbury, Mass.