Wingert Joins Ryko Solutions

Published in CSP Daily News

Will serve as senior vice president of sales, marketing

David Wingert

GRIMES, Iowa -- Ryko Solutions Inc., a leading North American provider of car wash equipment, cleaning solutions and technical services, recently announced that David Wingert has joined the organization in the new role of senior vice president of sales and marketing. The company has tasked him with revenue growth and customer satisfaction.

Wingert brings to Ryko Solutions a 15-year track record in sales and marketing leadership, including seven years at PDQ Manufacturing Inc. following its acquisition by Dover Corp. Most recently, as vice president of sales for Lustra Professional Car Care Products, Wingert worked to expand the company's distribution footprint and to bring new solutions to market, including the introduction of the company's ultra-concentrated chemical program and the formation and launch of its Solution Applications Division.

In joining Ryko, he returns to Iowa where he had had a career with Pella Corp., a leading supplier of home improvement products.

"David is a deeply knowledgeable and well-respected leader in the car care industry. He adds diverse industry expertise and a highly valued 'voice of customer' at Ryko," said Steven A. L'Heureux, CEO of Ryko Solutions. "As a key member of our senior leadership team, he'll play a critical strategic role in helping Ryko not merely respond to market trends, but enable us to shape and lead the future direction of the car care industry."

Ryko Solutions is a major provider of managed car wash systems, offering an integrated, end-to-end clean vehicle solution consisting of equipment, cleaning solutions, a nationwide technical services organization and consumer marketing programs. The company's primary focus is car wash operations for gas staions, convenience stores, independent car wash owners, land developers and auto dealers. Based in Grimes, Iowa, the company has been in operation since 1973 and employs approximately 500 people throughout North America.