Heil Trailer International, Co. announced that Ricardo Ibaven has accepted the position of Controller at Heil Trailer Mexico.
In this position, Ibaven is responsible for managing all finance aspects for Heil’s Mexico operations with special focus on accounting and controls, maquiladora statutory reporting, compliance, treasury, budgeting as well as Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A). Ibaven is partnering with the Mexico operations team to achieve both operational excellence and optimal manufacturing cost and is serving as liaison between our finance corporate office and local stakeholders.
Ibaven brings more than 10 years of experience in the maquiladora industry working for world-class manufacturing companies such as Continental, ECI and Delphi Automotive. He has occupied finance positions of increasing responsibility including: Product Controlling Manager, Focus Factory Controller & Mexico Operations Controller. Ibaven also brings strong expertise in product costing, financial analysis and metric implementation (KPIs), U.S. and Mexico GAAP’s, controlling, accounting and budget planning.
Ibaven graduated from Tecnologico de Monterrey Campus Chihuahua with a bachelor’s degree in financial management. He is certified as a Project Manager by the Project Management Institution and as an Advisor in Investment Strategies from AMIB (Mexican Association of Securities Intermediaries).
“The experience Ricardo brings with him will be invaluable to his role as Controller at our Mexico operations,”said Randall Swift, President and CEO, Heil Trailer International, Co. “We’re happy to welcome him onboard the Heil team.”
Established in 1901, Heil Trailer International, Co. is the leading brand of durable tank trailers and is known for the enduring performance of its products, industry-leading support and solutions-driven customer service. A manufacturer of liquid, dry bulk, oilfield, construction, platform, specialized, towing and defense trailers, Heil designs its products to meet the most stringent region- and load-specific requirements in 85 countries around the globe. Heil Trailer International, Co. is owned by American Industrial Partners, an operationally oriented middle -market private equity firm that makes control investments in North American-based industrial businesses serving domestic and global
markets. Heil Trailer International, Co. is headquartered in Cleveland, Tennessee. For more information about Heil Trailer, visit www.heiltrailer.com.