Richmond, IN – Osborn, an industry leader in surface treatment and finishing tools, announced the addition of three vice presidents to its leadership team.

  • Kevin Walsh was named vice president, responsible for the Sealeze and Load Runner business segments. He joins Osborn from Illinois Tool Works where he was vice president of sales and marketing for the Paslode brand. He has worked extensively with industrial end markets and distribution. Walsh earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Wooster.
  • Jim Chapman was named vice president for the Osborn Polishing business segment. Most recently, Chapman served as president of Akro-Mils and Jamco at Myers Industries. In his new role, Chapman will focus on developing organic and inorganic strategies that drive sustainable, profitable growth with focus and urgency. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Lewis University in Romeoville, IL.
  • Tim Ebner was named vice president, global product management and marketing and will be based in Milwaukee. Most recently, Ebner was vice president, marketing and business development at Perlick. He earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Marquette University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin.

“Kevin, Jim and Tim are important additions as we prepare for growth opportunities this year and beyond,” said Keith Walz, senior vice president and general manager at Osborn. “We are pleased to welcome them to our leadership team.”

About Osborn
Osborn is the world’s leading supplier of surface treatment solutions and high-quality finishing tools for industrial and commercial applications within material finishing, deburring, cleaning, honing and surface polishing segments. Founded in 1887, Osborn now includes operations in 13 countries and serves customers in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit

About Jason Industries, Inc.
Jason Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:JASN and JASNW) is the parent company to a global family of manufacturing leaders within the finishing, components, seating and automotive acoustics markets, including Osborn (Richmond, Ind. and Burgwald, Germany), Metalex (Libertyville, Ill.), Milsco (Milwaukee, Wis.), and Janesville Acoustics (Southfield, Mich.). Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Jason employs more than 3,600 people in 13 countries. To learn more, please visit