Member News: HUSCO’s Agustin Ramirez Wins Business Leader Award

HUSCO International Logo - Color1In late April, Agustin Ramirez, the former CEO of HUSCO International, was honored as the 2015 Wisconsin Business Leader of the Year by the Harvard Business School Club of Wisconsin for his achievements in business management and civic engagement activities. Under his leadership, HUSCO established facilities across the U.S., Europe, China, and India, increased its annual sales tenfold within 18 years, and made a comeback after going through two recessions. In addition to his success in business, Ramirez has been involved in education and the community in numerous ways. One major piece of his community involvement is his foundation, the Agustin A. Ramirez Jr. Family Foundation, which gives scholarships to over 100 students in the Milwaukee area annually. This is not Ramirez’s first award. In recent years, he has been recognized with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers Hall of Fame Award, Wisconsin Master Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and YMCA Key Leader Award. Read more about it here or see the company’s press release.

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