Hastings Manufacturing Company, LLC, a nearly 100-year-old global manufacturer of piston rings, has announced appointments within its marketing, sales and administration areas. Richard Zwiernikowski, CFO, will assume the position of vice president of finance and administration managing the production control and purchasing functions in addition to his current responsibilities. Jeffrey Guenther is promoted to vice president, international sales. He will be responsible for the continuation of the company’s strategic direction to grow in all international markets. Guenther will also manage the comprehensive marketing efforts for the company. Thomas DeBlasis is promoted to vice president, domestic aftermarket sales. He will be responsible for the continuation of the company’s brand and market share throughout the USA and Canada. David Sepesi is promoted to vice president, OEM sales. He will be responsible for complete management of the company’s growth in the OEM areas. Edward Webb is promoted to director of distribution operations. He will be responsible for the on time delivery of product to all customer types. Each of these individuals will report to Fred Cook, president and CEO. “I am very pleased to announce these appointments,” said Cook. “Each person gets it and has been a part of the success and growth of our Company. I am honoured and enthused to assemble such a dynamic sales, marketing and administrative team.” Hastings Manufacturing Company, LLC designs and manufactures piston rings for the worldwide engine manufacturing and remanufacturing industries. Hastings holds TS16949 and ISO14001 registrations, and is an approved piston ring supplier to OEMs including those in aviation, compressors, agriculture, automotive, and other industries. For more information, contact Hastings Manufacturing Company, LLC, 325 N. Hanover St., Hastings, MI 49058, 800-776-1088, 269-945-2491, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.hastingsmfg.com.