Greg Risch has served as President of the Accuride Wheels North America business unit since October 2017. He has full P&L responsibility for the business, leading its steel and aluminum wheel production and tire/wheel assembly operations across the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as its wheels engineering and product development teams.
Previously, Risch served for two years as President of Accuride’s then-Gunite business unit. In that role, he directed operations, engineering and sales and marketing activities for the Rockford, Ill.-based producer of Gunite®-brand brake drums, hubs, slack adjusters and other wheel end components. In 2017, Accuride integrated its Gunite and KIC wheel end component businesses into the new Accuride Wheel End Solutions business unit.
Earlier in his 23-year career with Accuride, Risch had served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer from October 2011 to November 2015. His Finance leadership roles included Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, Director of Financial Planning and Reporting, and Assistant Controller, among others.
He began his tenure with the company on the Finance team of its Henderson Operations steel wheel manufacturing plant in Henderson, Kentucky.
Risch earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College. He recently was honored as the 2018 Kentucky Wesleyan College Alumnus of the Year.