Paul Claro has been named as the new President and CEO of Douglas Machines Corp., replacing the retiring David Ward.

Claro possesses over 18 years of experience in industries ranging from product distribution, equipment manufacturing, industrial services, and engineering.  He has served as president, general manager and vice president for several large multi-million-dollar companies, including Trojan Battery, Argo Turboserve, Rexnord Industries, NUR Macroprinters, and Harsco Infrastructure, where he strategically built sales, streamlined operations and executed business development initiatives, leading to year over year growth.

“I am excited to be part of the Douglas team.  We have tremendous potential for growth, and I look forward to exploring the possibilities to build on the existing foundation and advance our products and services market share,” stated Claro.

Paul has a dual bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from Drew University.  He speaks 3 languages (Portuguese, Spanish, Italian) and is a U.S. Navy Veteran.

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