Leadership Team

Meet the leadership team that guides Boyd Corporation: One Company. Many Solutions.

Boyd Corporation’s success in innovating and manufacturing new and effective solutions for our customers is built on the effort of every individual within the Boyd family, but our leadership team enables the growth and performance of everyone at Boyd. Our leadership team is composed of talented and diverse individuals that bring a broad range of strengths and perspectives to the table. Boyd’s leadership team is focused on bringing their unique experiences to build a better organization that serves our customers in the highest capacity.

Learn more about Boyd Corporation’s leaders in their profile pages down below:


Mitch Aiello

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mitch Aiello is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Boyd Corporation. He joined Boyd in 1999 as the Director of Sales and Marketing and was appointed President in 2003. He has led the organization with consistently strong financial performance and aggressive organic growth during his tenure and has identified, vetted and integrated numerous strategic acquisitions through multiple financial sponsors. His efforts at Boyd have yielded a business platform second to none within the markets served and has positioned the company well for profitable, future growth.

Mitch has more than two decades of experience in highly engineered, custom manufacturing businesses. Prior to joining Boyd, he was the Director of Sales and Marketing for Custom Plastic Molding Inc. He was also the National Sales Manager for Preferred Technical Group, a Bain Capital portfolio company that was acquired from United Technologies/Echlin Automotive.

His areas of expertise include C-Suite Team Development & Leadership, Complex Manufacturing Operations Management, P&L Management, Global Business Development, Strategic Planning & Global Sourcing, Private Equity Sponsored Company Leadership, Lean Manufacturing, Supplier & Partner Strategic Alignments , Best Cost Geography Greenfielding & Rationalization, Strategic M&A, Post-transaction Integration and Synergy Management, Footprint & Organizational Vetting / Rationalization, Cross Functional Acquisition Due Diligence, Investor Relations as well as Global Annual Budget Planning.

Mitch holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Kalamazoo College.

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Eric Struik

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Eric Struik is Boyd Corporation’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. With more than 25 years of global finance and accounting experience, Eric leads Boyd’s global finance, accounting, treasury, and information technology teams.

Prior to joining Boyd, Eric served as the Chief Financial Officer of Erickson Incorporated, a leading global provider of aviation services that operates, maintains and manufactures utility aircraft. Prior to Erickson, he was the Vice President of Finance for Remy International, where he led Remy’s financial planning and analysis, treasury, M&A and investor relations, as well as Remy’s NASDAQ listing in 2012. He has also served as Callaway Golf’s Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations. Early in his career he developed a deep and varied background in managing financial operations for global manufacturing businesses having held positions with Visteon, Lear and Chrysler.

His areas of expertise include Financial Planning and Strategy, Operations Finance, Global Manufacturing and Services Businesses, Treasury, Cash Management, Accounting, SEC Reporting, Investor Relations, Capital Markets Transactions, Acquisition Diligence, Financing and Integration, Divestitures, Financial Modeling and Valuation, Competitive Analysis, P&L Management, Restructuring and Turnarounds, Global Team Management, Private Equity, Process Improvement, Internal Controls and S-Ox Compliance.

Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Indiana University. He holds financial certifications including Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified in Financial Management (CFM), and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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Michael Sutsko

Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President of Business Development

Michael Sutsko is Boyd’s Chief Strategy Officer and VP of Business Development with over 25 years of experience in strategy, technology, mergers and acquisitions with extensive global experience.

Prior to joining Boyd, Michael was Chief Executive Officer for Dialight, a leading industrial LED lighting manufacturer based in New Jersey; President of Laird’s Performance Materials Division based in London and Hong Kong; Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for GE Advanced Materials / Momentive; and held earlier career positions at Halma, Porex and W.L. Gore.

Michael has a Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering and MBA from Widener University as well as a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, he has extended graduate education in strategy from both Harvard and Wharton business schools and holds several patents.



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Damian Wellesley-Winter

Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing

Damian Wellesley-Winter is Boyd’s Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing responsible for worldwide strategic and tactical leadership of sales, marketing and customer service. He was previously the General Manager and Vice President of the Global Business Unit for Cisco at Celestica.

Prior to Celestica, Damian served Vice President of IT/High Tech Business Unit at Arvato, a Bertelsmann Company, and before that as the Vice President and Global Account Executive for Solectron and has held various key executive positions throughout the high-tech market in supply chain, operations and finance.

His areas of expertise include: international business and trans-national customer management, global sales channel strategy, commercial negotiations, market-based growth strategies, building teams for strategic excellence, rapid growth management, P&L management, acquisition integration and targeting, global team management, finance and cash management optimization, supply chain and logistics.

Damian holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Finance from the University of Victoria as well as a Graduate Degree in Transportation and Distribution and a Master of Business in Supply Chain from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University.

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Dan Lee

Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing Operations

Dan Lee is the Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing Operations for Boyd Corporation. With more than 25 years of global operations experience, Dan leads Boyd’s global manufacturing, supply chain, and EH&S teams.

Most recently Dan served as the Senior Vice President of Global Operations for II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials, optoelectronic components and optical systems. Prior to II-VI, she worked for TE Connectivity in various leadership roles, including Senior Director of Global Direct Material, Senior Director of Asia Pacific Operations, Senior Director of Americas Operations, and her last role as the Vice President of Global Operations for TE Broadband Networks Division. Early in Dan’s career she founded a start-up company manufacturing and selling network connectivity products globally. She has built a strong understanding across multiple industries including Telecom, Datacom, Industrial, Automotive, Medical, Aerospace, and Defense.

Her areas of expertise include Global Manufacturing, Global Supply Chain, Global Quality, Global EH&S, P&L Management, Acquisition Diligence and Integration, New Product Introduction, Sales and Operations Planning, Global Team Management, Change Management and Cross Functional Strategic Planning.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Trade from Xiamen University in China, Master of Business Administration degree from New York Institute of Technology, and Master of Law degree in Corporate Law from the University of Pittsburgh.

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Stan Lewis

Senior Vice President, Global Integration

Stan Lewis is Senior Vice President of Global Integration responsible for leading and managing the integration of Boyd Corporation’s worldwide acquisitions. He was previously Boyd’s VP of North American and European Converting Operations. With over 25 years of progressive experience in engineering, manufacturing and operations management, Stan directs streamlined operations and organization.

Stan’s prior positions have included Engineering Management, Plant Management, Director of Business Development and Director of Operations for a variety of manufacturing companies spanning numerous industries including Medical Devices, High Performance Polymers and Industrial / Commercial Absorbents with revenues ranging from $10 Million to more than $1 Billion.

His areas of expertise include: Six Sigma, lean manufacturing, synchronous flow management, building teams for operational excellence, cellular manufacturing, clean room manufacturing, international business, rapid growth management, P&L management, acquisition integration, implementation and management of quality systems, government contracts, HAZMAT and OSHA compliance management.

Stan holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from California State University, Chico, and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.

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Jerry Toth

Senior Vice President, Engineering and Technology

Jerry Toth, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technology, is responsible for leading R&D and product design/development activities across the global organization.

With a 30+ year career in thermal management and electronics cooling, Jerry has creatively and pragmatically pioneered the development of new technologies and successfully moved those next generation solutions into the market. Jerry has sixteen US patents in the areas of heat pipes and electronics cooling.

His areas of technical expertise include design of thermal management solutions, with an emphasis on heat pipes, vapor chambers and advanced materials. Combining these technical capabilities with strong management and P&L skills, he has demonstrated the ability to effectively direct leading-edge technical organizations, leading them to cost effectively and efficiently apply advanced solutions to commercial applications, creating value added products for customers.

Jerry has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers University. Prior to assuming this role Jerry was the President and CEO of Thermacore, Inc.

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David Huang

Senior Vice President and General Manager Asia

David Huang is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Asia for Boyd Corporation. Based in Hong Kong, he is responsible for Boyd’s operations and business development in the Asia-Pacific region. David’s responsibilities span over a dozen sites and about 4,000 employees.

David joined Boyd in 2017 through its acquisition of Aavid Thermalloy, where he served as Vice President and General Manager of its Telecom and Consumer business division.

His areas of expertise include P&L management, private-equity-sponsored company leadership, product development, engineering management, global multi-national account penetration and management, contract negotiation, global manufacturing and supply chain management, and cross-functional team leading. While establishing a dominant position in the global telecom thermal market, David developed a strong understanding of semiconductor development, telecommunications, process engineering, and lean manufacturing.

David holds a Master of Business from the University of Massachusetts and a Bachelor of Science in Materials Management from Hefei Institute of Technology in China.

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Bobby Ireland

Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Bobby Ireland is Boyd’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources responsible for leading the global human resources organization, emphasizing HR strategic alignment to Boyd’s global business strategy for continued growth and success.

For the last 10 years, Bobby was a member of Honeywell Aerospace’s executive leadership team, leading the Aerospace human resources function across the United States and Puerto Rico. His 20-year career with Honeywell included a number of HR leadership roles with increasing levels of responsibility and extensive global experience in North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe.

His areas of expertise include Talent Management, Staffing Excellence, Regional HR Leadership and Organizational Design.

Bobby earned a Master’s of Science degree from Michigan State University in Human Resources and Labor Relations as well as a Bachelor’s degree from Kalamazoo College. He is an active board member on Michigan State’s Human Resources and Labor Relations program.



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Jeremiah (“JJ”) Shives

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

Jeremiah (“JJ”) Shives is Boyd’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer responsible for leading Boyd’s global legal and compliance teams.

JJ brings more than 20 years of experience managing a broad range of complex global legal and business issues for public and private companies. Prior to joining Boyd, JJ was the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for BorgWarner, Inc., a public Fortune 500 global automotive company. Prior to that, JJ lived and worked in Europe for 3 years as BorgWarner’s European General Counsel and held roles of increasing responsibility in Legal, Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain across 16+ years with Remy International, Inc.

His areas of expertise include legal department strategy and management, corporate governance, compliance, contracts, litigation management, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and international law.

JJ holds a Juris Doctor degree from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.



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