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VRC Engineered Solutions Names New CEO

Press Release

Oct 24, 2022

VRC Engineered Solutions would like to announce that Christopher Fillmore has been appointed the new CEO of the company.

MILWAUKEE, 10/24/2022. VRC ENGINEERED SOLUTIONS would like to announce that Christopher Fillmore has been appointed the new CEO of the company. An accomplished business leader with 15+ years of experience in aerospace, medical and industrial markets, Chris will succeed interim CEO George Caplea and assume responsibilities on October 24th, 2022. George Caplea will return to his duties as Chairman of the Board, supporting in the transition. 

Chris is native to Cleveland, OH and received his bachelor’s degree from Wittenberg University and his MBA from Baldwin Wallace University. He has significant global experience and demonstrated success in sales, marketing, and overall P&L management for several private equity backed portfolio companies.    

“Chris is the right new leader for VRC, his extensive sales background in the medical and aerospace markets, makes him the right choice” said interim CEO and Board Chair George Caplea. “I am looking forward to working with Chris in driving VRC to its next level of growth in our key market segments and bottom-line performance.” 

Over the past 10 years Chris has held various executive roles most recently as the President of MW Components based in Charlotte, NC where he managed 23 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. 

“Chris is a very people-oriented person who will play a huge role in driving our cultural goals of diversity, inclusion and equity for all VRC employees,” said Caplea.  

The experience that Chris has acquired driving commercial strategy combined with his business knowledge, will be a valuable asset in helping VRC grow both organically and through M&A. 

Chris will report to the Board of Directors. We are excited to welcome Chris to the VRC Leadership team.  

About VRC Engineered Solutions: 

VRC Engineered Solutions (VRC) is a leading value-added manufacturer of custom molded rubber, plastic and sealing components serving customers primarily in the aerospace & defense, automotive, industrial, oil & gas, marine and medical end markets. “Turning Matter into Things that Matter.” 

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