Jason Ackerman joined SECO/WARWICK Corp. as chief operating officer at the Meadville, Pa., engineering and manufacturing facility. As COO, Ackerman is responsible for the company’s day-to-day operating activities, including project management, purchasing, quality, construction and manufacturing operations for North America. He previously spent 11 years with GE Transportation serving in a variety of roles of progressing responsibility, including purchasing manager and plant manager.