Meet the executive leadership team of Rotex.
Bob Dieckman

Bob Dieckman

Bob became President of Rotex Global in November 2014. He joined the company in December of 2007 as chief financial officer; he also has served as vice president of strategy and global aftermarket sales. Prior to joining Rotex, Bob worked in a variety of manufacturing leadership roles including CFO of Basco Manufacturing Company, vice president of finance and administration for Engineering Excellence, Inc. and division manager for Amko Plastics. Bob began his career with Arthur Andersen and Company as a Certified Public Accountant. He earned a B.B.A. in accountancy from the University of Notre Dame in 1986. He resides in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his family and is actively involved with several boards and nonprofit organizations.
Rob Scheper

Rob Scheper

Rob became Vice President of Global Machine Sales and Marketing in July of 2012. He has been with Rotex since 1998 and has held key roles in capital sales, aftermarket sales and product development. He earned his B.S. in engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 1992 and his M.B.A. in finance and marketing from the University of Cincinnati in 2002. Rob was a four-year starter for the University of Cincinnati men’s soccer team. He enjoys watching his three children play high school, college and club soccer. He gives back to the sport by coaching youth soccer in his free time; he also likes to play basketball and golf.
Glenn Ritzi

Glenn Ritzi

Glenn joined Rotex in 2014 as Director of Global Aftermarket Sales & Strategy. Prior to joining Rotex, Glenn spent four years with Hillenbrand, where he held roles in finance and strategy. Glenn also spent nine years with Wessler & Associates, a consulting engineering firm specializing in environmental infrastructure projects, where he held responsibilities in engineering, sales and finance. Glenn earned his B.S. in engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.). He received his M.B.A. in finance from the University of Notre Dame.
Darci Powers

Darci Powers

Darci became Vice President of Global Supply Chain and Lean in May of 2015. She joined the Rotex family in late 2014, focusing solely on lean. Prior to joining Rotex, Darci spent four years working for Hillenbrand and Batesville Casket Company. Darci has a vast background in manufacturing in automotive and industrial components companies, working in operations, supply chain, engineering and lean for Delphi Automotive and Parker Hannifin. She was the 2014 recipient of the STEP Ahead award for women in manufacturing. Darci holds a B.S. in industrial management/industrial engineering from Purdue University.
Jeff Pielage

Jeff Pielage

As Vice President, Global Manufacturing & Engineering, Jeff has responsibility for Rotex Global’s design and manufacturing process. He is deeply involved with refining business processes and developing operational excellence. Jeff started at Rotex in 1998 as a design engineer and has held many leadership positions in engineering and plant operations. Jeff is positioned to lead continuous improvement initiatives aligned with value-stream business objectives. Prior to Rotex, Jeff worked for Ford Motor Company, where he developed skills in capital project management, manufacturing standardization, lean and process engineering. Jeff holds a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Cincinnati.