Wipaire Names Chuck Wiplinger President
Chuck Wiplinger South St. Paul, Minnesota, January 21, 2011 – Wipaire, Inc. announced that it has appointed Chuck Wiplinger as President. In a meeting to employees on December 23, 2010, Gene DePalma, Assistant to the CEO, announced that the Board of Directors has elected Chuck to the new post. “Chuck is now ready to begin taking on more responsibility,” stated Mr. DePalma.
Chuck Wiplinger began working for Wipaire in 1996 in the aircraft maintenance department while attending school. He has held various positions in Wipaire since graduating from the University of Minnesota in Aerospace Engineering. Most recently, he has served as Executive Vice President in charge of operations. Chuck is the third generation of Wiplingers to lead the company.
In addition, Chuck has established his executive team to be Pat Garfield as Vice President of Operations, Rich Adler as Vice President of Engineering and Fred Vagts as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “Pat, Rich and Fred bring a wide range of experience and expertise to Wipaire and will provide the company with excellent leadership,” stated Chuck Wiplinger.