Ben Rivera, BS ME 1991 has been promoted at Leatherman Tool Group to the position of president of the company’s tool-making division. Rivera has been with Leatherman for more than 20 years and played a pivotal role in the design and evolution of the company’s multi-function tools. Rivera’s appointment comes as the company enters new markets such as Action Sports, and expands existing products such as PocketTool.
Steve Bastion, BS IE 2005, has started a new position with Kroger as NW Regional Industrial Engineer based in Clackamas, Oregon. Steve says that he is happy to provide tours of Fred Meyer distribution centers for fellow School of MIME Industrial Engineers.