Dec 8, 2017

John Weidenhammer Named Executive of the Year by Lehigh Valley Business

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Recognized as a Dynamic Business Leader in the Greater Lehigh Valley

Reading, PA. December 8, 2017 – John Weidenhammer, President of Weidenhammer, was named Executive of the Year by Lehigh Valley Business at the newspaper’s sixth annual Business of the Year awards ceremony. Held before 250 attendees at DeSales University, the ceremony honored companies and business leaders who share a commitment to professional excellence, business growth and the community.

“The honorees have made a significant impact on the Greater Lehigh Valley. They exemplify solid determination, strong ethics, visionary leadership and a deep commitment to their customers, employees and the community.” said Mike O’Rourke, publisher of Lehigh Valley Business.

“I am honored to be recognized as a business leader by my community and peers. That said, it goes without saying, I did not get here by myself,” stated John Weidenhammer. “Over the course of the last four decades, I have been afforded the remarkable opportunity to surround myself with smart, knowledgeable people with stellar work ethics who have helped propel Weidenhammer to where it is today.”

He continued, “The average Weidenhammer employee has been with the company for ten-plus years—well beyond the industry average.  I am proud to say that we incorporate that steadfast loyalty and commitment into everything we do—for our customers, our colleagues, and our community. As we enter into our 40th year of service, I am honored to receive this award on behalf of the entire Weidenhammer team.”