Tyson Twait named new CEO/President of Dotson Iron Castings

Tyson Twait named new CEO/President of Dotson Iron Castings

Tyson Twait has been named CEO/President of Dotson Iron Castings effective August 3, 2020.

Jean Bye who has been with Dotson for over 45 years and served as CEO since 2010 will be the Executive Chair of the board.

“There has only been four Presidents of the company since my grandfather came in 1923. Each of these individuals made an incredible mark on the company and its employees,” Denny Dotson said. “It has been a pleasure to support Jean Bye as CEO for the past 10 years. She has guided our foundry to become one of the best in the world. I am sure Tyson, as the 5th president, will have an equally impressive tenure in the ever-changing world of manufacturing. Tyson, and the leadership team at Dotson Iron Castings are up for the challenge and with all the talented employees, I’m confident they will succeed.” Denny Dotson

Dotson is a ductile iron solution supplier located in Mankato, MN. It has 150 team members and is known in Mankato for supporting the community and its employees. In the foundry industry Dotson’s reputation worldwide is being highly automated in making and processing castings with a one-week lead-time.

“I am very honored and excited to take on this role,” said Twait. “Denny, Jean and the Dotson team have built an incredible business. I look forward to helping lead Dotson into the next chapter.”

Tyson joined the Dotson team as Chief Financial Officer two years ago. Prior to coming to Dotson, he held senior leadership roles in several large corporations where he was responsible for accounting, finance, human resources, information technology, supply chain management, mergers and acquisitions, and risk management.

When asked about the transition, Jean Bye stated, “I have long said I could not step back until I knew the organization was in great hands. That time is now. I have complete confidence in the team going forward. I will enjoy stepping back from the day to day tactical activities and being able to direct and watch the strategy unfold from my new position as Executive Chair.”