BREMEN, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) – The board of directors for Bremen-based BCI Solutions Inc. has elected JB Brown as the company’s next chief executive officer. Brown succeeds his father, James E. Brown, who is stepping down after 32 years as CEO.
James has been chairman of the board for the last eight years, and BCI says he will continue those duties as well as remain with the company as an advisor and officer.
“On behalf of the Board, I am proud to hand the reigns over to my son, JB. He has led the company, under my watchful eye, for the last 15 years and he is exceptionally qualified to accept this challenge.” said James E. Brown. “I am confident that JB will successfully lead BCI Solutions, Inc. with his business acumen and incredible leadership skills.”
BCI says JB Brown started with the company in 1993 and became president in 2005.
JB Brown said, “Having worked every part of this company, I understand the operational aspect of BCI and am eager to be the new visionary of the company. I am excited to continue working with our new President and Integrator, Chuck Kalupa and am thrilled my daughter, Jordan Brown, will now serve as the Vice President.”
Charles Kalupa, who joined the company in 2018, has been elected as BCI’s new president. Kalupa began his career at BCI as the vice president of operations.
The company says the newly-elected vice president, Jordan Brown, is the fifth generation of the Brown family to be part of BCI. Like her father, grandfather and great-grandfather before her, Jordan has worked in the foundry since high school.