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Simpson Strong-Tie Chooses Mike Olosky As Chief Operating Officer

Mike Olosky

Pleasanton, CA - Simpson Strong-Tie, supplier of engineered structural connectors, announces the appointment of Mike Olosky to Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc.’s executive leadership team as Chief Operating Officer.

A senior executive with more than a decade of global management experience in Asia and Europe, Olosky was most recently President of Henkel North America and head of the company’s Industrial and Electronics division.

“Mike has a proven history of driving change and delivering strong results, and we’re excited to have him join our leadership team as Chief Operating Officer,” said Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Karen Colonias. “Mike’s global experience and focus on team motivation and customer engagement make him a perfect match for both the culture and growth opportunities at Simpson Strong-Tie.”

Olosky commented, “Even as we navigate through a pandemic that has challenged businesses in every industry throughout the world, I’m looking forward to meeting and engaging with all my fellow employees, customers and partners at Simpson Strong-Tie. I’m honored to be part of a team that’s renowned for great people, great products, great technology and engineering, and a great business model.”

Olosky holds degrees in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University and Oakland University and received his MBA from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad School of Business.

Simpson Strong-Tie is the primary subsidiary of Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc.

About Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc.

Simpson_Strong_Tie_logoSimpson Strong-Tie supplies structural connectors and related products for construction. For more information, visit

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