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Simpson Strong-Tie Announces Mike Olosky Has Joined the Company’s Executive Leadership Team as Chief Operating Officer

Parul Dubey on January 7, 2021 - in News, People

Pleasanton, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, recently announced the appointment of Mike Olosky to Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc.’s executive leadership team as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

A senior executive with more than a decade of global management experience in Asia and Europe, Olosky was most recently President of Henkel North America and Head of the company’s Industrial and Electronics division. Previously Olosky was Head of Innovation for Henkel’s Adhesive Technologies business and President of Henkel Asia Pacific. 

“Mike has a proven history of driving change and delivering strong results, and we’re excited to have him join our leadership team as Chief Operating Officer,” says Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Karen Colonias. “Mike’s global experience and focus on team motivation and customer engagement make him a perfect match for both the culture and growth opportunities at Simpson Strong-Tie.”

While at Henkel, Olosky was responsible for leading large businesses and functions where he focused on developing and launching new businesses, driving profitable growth, improving innovation and developing a strong global team with an intense customer focus.  

“Even as we navigate through a pandemic that has challenged businesses in every industry throughout the world, I’m looking forward to meeting and engaging with all my fellow employees, customers and partners at Simpson Strong-Tie,” Olosky says. “I’m honored to be part of a team that’s renowned for great people, great products, great technology and engineering, and a great business model.”

Olosky holds degrees in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University and Oakland University and received his MBA from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad School of Business. 

Simpson Strong-Tie is the primary subsidiary of Simpson Manufacturing, Co., Inc.


About Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc.

For more than 65 years, Simpson Strong-Tie has dedicated itself to creating structural solutions and technology to help people design and build safer, stronger homes and buildings. Considered an industry leader in structural systems research, testing and innovation, Simpson Strong-Tie works closely with construction professionals to provide code-listed, field-tested products and value-engineered solutions. Our engineered products and solutions are recognized for helping structures resist high winds, hurricanes and seismic forces. They include structural connectors, fasteners, fastening systems, lateral-force-resisting systems, anchors, software solutions, and product solutions for repairing, protecting and strengthening concrete. From product development and testing to training and engineering and field support, Simpson Strong-Tie is committed to our customers’ success. For more information, visit strongtie.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn

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