The changes became effective Jan. 1, 2014
Val-Matic Valve & Mfg. Corp. announced personnel changes and promotions that became effective Jan. 1, 2014.
Patricia A. Nuter, previously president and CEO, will assume the role of chairman of the board of directors where she will continue to play an active role in daily operations.
Ted Makowan was appointed president and CEO of Val-Matic. Makowan has been with Val-Matic from its inception in 1966 as co-founder. Throughout his career with Val-Matic, he has served in various roles that include vice president of sales & marketing and, most recently, executive vice president and chief operating officer.
John V. Ballun who previously served as vice president of engineering has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer. Ballun has been with Val-Matic for 18 years and has worked in the waterworks and power industries for more than 30 years. He has also held leadership roles for the Manufacturers Standardization Society, serving as president.