Deborah Mertz Joins SI Systems’ Team As Chief Financial Officer

Deborah-MertzEaston, PA, July 21, 2014: SI Systems, a subsidiary of Paragon Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce that Deborah Mertz has joined the company as their new Chief Financial Officer. Deborah Mertz has held various senior accounting positions, and she has acquired over thirty years of experience working with both public and privately held companies.

“We are absolutely thrilled that Deborah Mertz is joining our management team,” said John C. Molloy, President and CEO of SI Systems. “As we continue our role and expand our presence in the material handling industry, Deborah Mertz’s expertise and extensive experience will prove to be an ideal fit for our company.”

From 1999 through 2006, Deborah Mertz was the Controller and Chief Financial Officer of Sargent Manufacturing Company. Sargent Manufacturing Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of ASSA ABLOY Inc. which manufactures architectural hardware used primarily in commercial construction. From 2006 through 2013, Deborah Mertz held the position of Assistant Controller of ASSA ABLOY Inc. America’s Division. ASSA ABLOY is currently the largest global supplier of intelligent lock and security solutions.

Deborah Mertz is a Certified Public Accountant and has earned her MBA from Rider University as well as acquiring her BS in Accounting from King’s College.

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Headquartered in Easton, Pennsylvania, SI Systems has been providing automated material handling systems for manufacturing, assembly, and order fulfillment and distribution operations for over 50 years.


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