Burns, Tenn. -- American OEM announced the addition of Harry Bogner to its team, joining the company as COO on April 2. Bogner will be responsible for the manufacturing plant and design center, reporting directly to Don Finkell, company CEO.

“Bringing Harry on will have a tremendously positive impact on our business in very short order,” Finkell said. “His knowledge of engineered hardwood manufacturing and operations, as well as his entrepreneurial spirit, make him a perfect fit for our team and culture.”

Bringing 14 years of industry experience to his new role, Bogner has served in senior manufacturing and operations positions at both Mohawk and Armstrong. His background includes extensive plant management in engineered and solid hardwood flooring, overseeing both domestic and international facilities. He also brings logistical and financial experience from outside of the wood industry, working as general manager for Sunbeam and holding an accounting position at General Electric Plastics.

Bogner will reside in Nashville, Tenn., with his wife and new puppy.

For more information, visit www.americanoem.com.