June 20, 2024

Quincy, IL, 17-June-2024 – Melrose International is excited to announce the promotion of Karl Venvertloh to the position of President of Melrose International, effective today. This marks a significant milestone in the continued growth and evolution of Melrose International.

Richard A. Mettemeyer (Rich), who has held the dual roles of President and Chief Executive Officer since 2007, announced his resignation from the position of President. Rich will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

“I cannot think of anyone more qualified and deserving of this position than Karl,” said Rich, CEO of Melrose International. “Karl’s leadership throughout the years has in many ways contributed to Melrose’s success, and his dedication and commitment to Melrose are second to none.”

Karl brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success to his new role. Starting his career at Melrose International at the age of 14, Karl has dedicated his entire professional life to the company, rising through the ranks to take on various leadership roles. Over the past five years, Karl and Rich have worked side by side on practically every project, including banking and operations.

“We are thrilled to welcome Karl Venvertloh as our new President,” continued Rich. “Here we grow again, with Karl at the helm!”

Karl’s journey with Melrose International is a testament to his dedication and hard work. He was one of the first employees hired at Melrose, starting his career at the age of 14. Over the years, Karl has played a crucial role in the company’s success, eventually managing the entire operation. His lifelong commitment to Melrose International has been instrumental in shaping the company into what it is today.

Karl’s appointment aligns with Melrose International’s commitment to innovation and excellence. Under his leadership, the company plans to enhance its product lines, improve customer engagement, and expand its presence in the market. To stay updated on Melrose International’s latest news and product launches, follow us on social media and visit our website at melroseintl.com