Greg Hatton joined the Accuride Corporation Board of Directors in May 2017, following Accuride’s acquisition of KIC LLC. He had served as KIC’s Chief Executive Officer since 2005.
Hatton joined KIC in 1975 and had been involved in all aspects of the company’s development since 1984, when he acquired 50 percent of its equity from KIC’s founder. A North American supplier of wheel end components for medium and heavy duty trucks and trailers, KIC supplied brake drums, rotors, hub and drum assemblies, steel wheels and aluminum wheels to both original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket distributors. Hatton has assisted with the integration of KIC into Accuride and its newly-formed Wheel End Solutions business unit.
Prior to joining KIC, Hatton was International Sales Manager for specialized trailer manufacturer Peerless Trailers, and responsible for International Business Development at U.S. Bank.
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon.