Bert Zech Named New CFO for Eastern Catalytic

Bert Zech, new CFO at Eatern Catalytic.

Bert Zech, new CFO at Eatern Catalytic.

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Langhorne, PA… Eastern Catalytic, a world-class manufacturer of catalytic converters and related emission control components, has just appointed Bert Zech as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. In his new position as CFO, Bert Zech will be responsible for all financial activities and the health of the company, including accounting, treasury, risk management and systems integration.

The announcement was made by George Schafer, President of Eastern Manufacturing, who noted that Mr. Zech comes to Eastern with an excellent record of accomplishment as an upper level financial executive. “Our company is growing very quickly and we need someone with a proven ability to run the financial side of our business. We are very confident that Bert Zech will use his strong financial skills and management expertise to help us achieve our goals and continue to grow.”

Before joining the Eastern Catalytic team, Mr. Zech enjoyed a successful, five-year career at Conair Corporation as its Divisional VP of Finance. Before his work at Conair, he was the VP of Finance at Scunci International for over 10 years.

Mr. Zech added, “I enjoy working with all disciplines within a company, such as sales, marketing, operations, and engineering. I consider myself a ‘hands-on’ CFO who is strategic and detail-oriented. I want to be sure I have an in-depth understanding of the Eastern Catalytic brand and play a major role in helping to shape the strategic and operational functions within this company. I’m very excited to be part of the team.”

Bert Zech attended Penn State University and is a fully accredited CPA. He resides in Churchville, PA with his family.

World-class quality and innovation have helped Eastern establish strong catalytic converter sales in over 58 countries. Continual improvements in converter design, production, and product delivery systems have made Eastern a leading choice in catalytic converters and one of the fastest growing catalytic converter manufacturers in North America.

Today, Eastern can meet its customers’ catalytic converter needs with a full range of catalytic converters for universal, direct-fit, manifold, Diesel, and heavy-duty applications. From its flexible, and efficient manufacturing facilities in the US, Canada, Mexico, and the UK, Eastern now provides over 3,300 different catalytic converter part numbers with ‘best-in-the-industry’ coverage for over 60,000 applications on cars, light trucks, vans, and SUVs.





For more information, contact: Henry Hippert, Eastern Catalytic, 2151 Cabot Blvd. West, Langhorne, PA 19047-1808 –