Sussex Wire Leadership Team

Timothy Kardish, President and CEO
Tim KardishMr. Kardish joined Sussex Wire in 2012 and is responsible for executing a growth strategy, implementing contemporary best practices and systems and transitioning the company’s culture to a metric-driven Lean six sigma environment. Prior to joining Sussex Wire, Mr. Kardish’s career included CEO and General Manager appointments at Leica Microsystems, McKesson, X-Rite and Labsphere and private equity backed technology-driven manufacturing companies.

Mr. Kardish earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a dual major in Information Systems and Marketing from the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at St. Joseph’s University.


Madan Mathevan, Vice President, Engineering
Madan MathevanMr. Mathevan was appointed Director of Engineering in May 2014, and was promoted to Vice President in May, 2016. He is responsible for expanding Sussex Wire’s pioneering work in collaborative design, development, manufacturing and control of miniature and micro-miniature metal components for customers seeking a better solution for yield, strength, assembly and cost through the application of cold and roll forming technologies.

Mr. Mathevan’s career includes extensive academic and work experience in design for manufacturability, quality and cost. He spent the prior 14 years in the design and development of tooling, cold forming, cold heading, roll forming and machining -- as well as selection protocols for tool steel, coatings and raw materials – all of which contribute significantly to accelerating Sussex Wire’s customers’ product innovation projects and reduces their time to market.

Mathevan holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering.


John Malboeuf, Director of Sales
John MalboeufMr. Malboeuf, Director of Sales, leads Sussex Wire’s business development, channel management and market penetration strategies. He brings 29 years of executive sales management experience successfully building sustaining value-add relationships with global Fortune 500 clients in the semiconductor, electronics, telecom, medical device and appliance industries.

Mr. Malboeuf and his team are responsible for executing Sussex Wire’s sales strategy, including direct and indirect sales, channel development, global customer service and voice of the customer. He is responsible for profitably growing the company’s top line.


Megan Pierzga, Quality Control Manager
Megan PierzgaMegan Pierzga was promoted to the role of Quality Control Manager in October 2015.  Ms. Pierzga is responsible for the company’s ISO9001:2008 Quality System, meeting customer and process control specifications, ongoing Lean continuous improvement and implementing the latest systems and technologies to reduce the cost of quality.

Ms. Pierzga began her career with Sussex Wire in 2008 as an In Process Inspector.  She has assumed increasing responsibilities including Process Excellence, Supply Chain Controls, Materials Certification and NPD. Ms. Pierzga and the Quality Assurance organization employ Lean Best Practices through A3 Problem Solving, The Five Whys and 8D Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action implementation.  She ensures Sussex Wire’s compliance with ISO, ITAR, DFARS, RoHS and Conflict Materials certifications and policies.


Donna Warman, Production Manager
Donna WarmanMs. Warman, a 26 year employee, was appointed to the role of Production Manager in 2014. In that capacity, she schedules and manages production for the company’s two value streams. Ms. Warman began her career with Sussex Wire in Quality Assurance, and progressed to include increasing responsibilities in Production Planning and Scheduling, Sourcing, Vendor Management, Customer Relations.

Ms. Warman develops, implements and measures Sussex Wire Operational KPIs which include OEE, OTD, Scrap Reduction and Inventory Turns. Since 1998, she has been the management representative on ISO-9001:2008, responsible for internal and registrar audits. She is Lean Master Certified, and has led several Kaizen events at Sussex Wire.



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