Mr. Nauman joined Brady Corporation in 2014 with a focus on efficient and effective operations while driving new product innovation as a means towards sustainable, profitable growth. Under Nauman’s leadership, the company has experienced profit growth thanks to a focus on efficient operations, streamlined manufacturing processes and a renewed focus on new product development.
Prior to joining Brady, Mr. Nauman spent 20 years at Lisle, Ill-based Molex, where, in addition to launching their high performance cable assembly business unit, he turned around lagging business units and developed overseas operations that allowed for worldwide expansion. In 2007, he became the company’s Senior Vice President leading Molex’s Global Integrated Products division and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2009.
Before joining Molex in 1994, Mr. Nauman was a tax accountant and auditor for Arthur Andersen and Company and Controller and then President and CEO of Ohio Associated Enterprises, Inc.
Mr. Nauman earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from Case Western Reserve University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), and holds three U.S. patents. He is a board member of the Arkansas Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Coalition, and Museum of Discovery.