SOLON, Ohio – April 15, 2024 – HDT Global (HDT), announced today the appointment of Dave Cook as Senior Vice President of Operations. Mr. Cook will be responsible for HDT’s Strategic Operations initiatives.

“I’m excited to welcome Dave to HDT,” stated Kevin McSweeney, President and CEO, HDT Global. “Dave is a growth-focused, results-oriented, and accomplished operations leader with expertise in the oversight and direction of operations, to drive efficiencies and control costs for an organization. He has an excellent record of accomplishment and very strong experience in lean manufacturing practices, including implementation, manufacturing, engineering, quality, supply chain, facilities, maintenance, and financial analysis.”

Prior to joining HDT, Mr. Cook held the position of Vice President of Operations at Paragon Medical, a medical device manufacturer. Before then, he was Vice President of Operations for the Lions Group, a family-owned business dedicated to ensuring the safety of first responders. Mr. Cook has held positions of increasing operations responsibility at Apex Tool Group, LLC, Eaton and Héroux-Devtek.

“I’m honored to be here and am grateful for the opportunity,” said Mr. Cook. “HDT’s dedication in serving the warfighter is commendable and I’m excited to enhance operational processes and propel HDT to greater success.”