Blue Springs, MO, August 8, 2018 – Fike Corporation has appointed Justin Iske, Michael Lehman and Richard Winston to its Executive Team.
Justin Iske, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer – Justin is responsible for global finance at Fike Corporation. He serves as Treasurer and leads the company’s accounting, tax compliance and planning, treasury, retirement plans and financial planning and analysis, and supports corporate development for Fike and its subsidiaries. He began his career at Fike as the Director of Corporate Accounting and Corporate Controller. Justin graduated from Truman State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in accounting and holds a Master’s of Accounting and Information Systems degree from Arizona State University. Justin is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA), a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA) and attended the Emerging Chief Financial Officer (CFO) program at Stanford University.
Michael Lehman, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer – Michael is responsible for managing global infrastructure, leading enterprise applications and architecture teams, and aligning infrastructure, application strategies and operations with Fike’s business objectives. Michael previously held roles of Vice President of Infrastructure and Enterprise Application at Baker Hughes (a GE company), Chief Information Officer for Honeywell (Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc.) and Vice President at UnitedHealthcare (Catamaran Corporation). He has also managed other complex IT organizations for Hughes Electronic, DIRECTV, and Thermo Fisher Scientific (Life Technologies). Michael holds a Master of Business Administration from Avila University, as well as a Bachelor of Science, Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
Richard Winston, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary – Richard is responsible for global legal, compliance and enterprise risk at Fike Corporation. He manages internal and outside counsel, litigation, international trade, mergers and acquisitions, employment matters and intellectual property including trademarks, patents and licensing for Fike and its subsidiaries. Richard previously held roles as Senior Counsel, Corporate and Commercial for the Koch Companies and as Associate General Counsel for GE Equipment Services. Richard has more than 20 years of experience as a general counsel and corporate executive, representing a variety of industries including international information technology, e-commerce, transportation, asset and equipment financing and more. Richard earned a Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University School of Law. He also has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Political Science from the University of Michigan.
Founded in 1945, with headquarters located in the Kansas City area, Fike Corporation is the experienced, trusted expert in explosion protection, pressure relief, pressure activation and fire alarm and suppression solutions. In addition to its manufacturing facilities in the United States, Belgium, Canada and the U.K., Fike has sales and service offices throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.