Tukwila, Wash. – Today, Red Dot, an international leader in heavy-duty mobile heating and cooling solutions, announced controller Giancarlo Papini’s promotion to vice president of finance. In this role, Papini will report directly to President Nick Janus while collaborating with the executive leadership team to manage the organization’s financial reporting and analysis. Papini assumed his new role after former CFO Janus was recently appointed as president.
“It was a natural fit for Giancarlo to step up and take the helm as our primary financial leader,” said Janus. “In the two years he’s been with Red Dot, he’s served as a vital asset to our company’s growth, and we’re confident that his skills and leadership style will continue to benefit our team as we navigate complex organizational and industry changes.”
As vice president of finance, Papini will oversee all financial operations at Red Dot, including financial planning, reporting and analysis, as well as managing the company’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). As a vice president, he will also play an important role in fostering a positive work environment and boosting morale among employees, supporting all teams as they work toward shared goals. Most importantly, Papini will act as a strategic partner and advisor to the executive leadership team to support the overall innovation and decision-making of each department.
Before beginning his career at Red Dot, Papini gained 10 years of financial and accounting experience in various positions at Flow International (now Shape Technologies) in Kent, Washington. Previously, he worked in public accounting with KPMG.
Papini holds a Bachelor of Accounting from Western Washington University and a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Washington. He is also a licensed CPA in the State of Washington.
He is a lifetime resident of the Northwest and is married with three children.
About Red Dot
Red Dot Corporation produces premium mobile HVAC units and components for heavy-duty commercial and military vehicles. Vertically integrating world-class engineering, rigorous testing, and operations with a global reach under one roof, Red Dot partners directly with customers from design through delivery to craft responsive climate control solutions that endure. With facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, Red Dot ships to hundreds of aftermarket distributors and OE customers around the globe, spanning the construction, agriculture, defense and trucking industries. Red Dot was founded in 1965 and is proud to be owned entirely by its employees. More at www.reddotcorp.com