STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan USA (May 24, 2018) – Fontana Gruppo, a global leader in the fasteners sector, recently announced the appointment of Daniel Di Sebastian as President and Chief Executive Officer of Acument Global Technologies Inc. Acument is Fontana Gruppo’s regional subsidiary and North American fastener leader.
Since joining Acument in March, 2015 as Vice President, Operations, Di Sebastian has had responsibility for leading the company’s North American Operations. Dr. Giuseppe Fontana, CEO of Fontana Gruppo commented, “He has a depth of knowledge in the fastener manufacturing industry and a familiarity with our customer base that will ensure our business continuity and growth plans, reinforcing our efforts to strengthen our team and customer relationships.”
During his over 35 year career, Di Sebastian has worked in multiple industries and markets. He began his career while serving active duty as U.S. Army Aircraft Maintenance. After the Army, Di Sebastian started a 17 year career in the U.S. Naval Reserve from which he later retired as a U.S. Naval Reserve Aeronautical Engineering Duty Officer. While still serving in the Reserves, he began his private sector career performing engineering roles at Boeing Helicopter and GE Aircraft Engines. He next worked at Ford Motor Company and Visteon Automotive Systems, where he held progressively more responsible roles within quality and as a plant manager over his 12 year tenure. After leaving Visteon, Di Sebastian held senior leadership positions within Collins & Aikman, Wabash Technologies, and Meridian Lightweight Technologies.
Di Sebastian earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Xavier University and Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
In commenting on his new position, Di Sebastian said, “I appreciate the opportunity to provide leadership as the President and CEO of Acument Global Technologies. I have appreciated the support of the Fontana family over the last three years. As a market leader, Acument will continue to focus on growth in the North American markets while making customer satisfaction the priority.”
As the world’s most innovative manufacturer of value-added screws, bolts, nuts and cold formed components, Acument Global Technologies is known for some of the longest-standing and most trusted brand names in our industry including TORX® Drive, TORX PLUS® Drive, TORX Paralobe™ Drive, STRUX® Fasteners, LE USA®, Mag-Form® Fasteners, Z-Form®, and Taptite® Fasteners.
About Acument Global Technologies, Inc.
Headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA, Acument Global Technologies, Inc., is among the world’s leading providers of mechanical fastening products and services for the transportation market, including engineered fastening systems and product engineering support. With more than 1,800 employees at the North America facilities, Acument supplies fastening products, systems and services to customers around the world. For more information about Acument Global Technologies, visit www.acument.com.
About Fontana Gruppo
Founded in 1952 and based in Veduggio Con Colzano, Italy, Fontana Gruppo operates globally offering leading fastening solutions in several sectors – i.e. Earthmoving, Building & Construction, Agricultural, General Industry – with a strong specialization in Automotive. The Group’s brands are synonymous with quality, customization and added value and it has a strong commitment in R&D. Fontana Gruppo has a presence in 29 countries, with 19 production plants in Europe, South America, India and North America and employs over 4,000 personnel worldwide with a turnover of over €800 million (about $1 billion). For further information on Fontana Gruppo, please visit www.gruppofontana.it
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