Southern Aluminum Finishing (SAF) has appointed Matthew Webb its new general manager for its original location in downtown Atlanta. Webb is an industry veteran who brings more than 20 years of professional experience to his new post. At SAF’s Atlanta branch, Webb will oversee the company’s sheet and extrusion distribution operations along with SAF’s eastern anodizing line.
“Matt’s business acumen and industry knowledge position him to deliver consistent operational excellence as the general manager at our Atlanta location,” says Penn McClatchey, CEO at SAF. “He is a proven leader with a deep knowledge of operations, supply chain management, engineering and manufacturing, and he has built a career dedicated to improving the companies he has served and the employees around him.”
Before joining SAF, Webb held a variety of manufacturing management positions, including roles in Dallas, Phoenix and various locations in Georgia. He most recently served as fabrication manager for a global belting manufacturer for the automotive, textile, packaging, food and printing industries. Before that, Webb held roles as plant manager for a trailer axle and brake manufacturer and a metal exhaust manufacturer.
Coupled with his blend of technical and business acumen, Webb is well-versed in lean manufacturing principles and is Six Sigma Certified, according to the company. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington.