John Mocny

July 13, 2016

John Mocny (BS MECH EGR ’90) is the new chief executive officer at Bandit Industries. 

Mocny joined the Bandit team in February 2016, bringing decades of engineering and management experience from previous leadership roles with General Motors and Caterpillar.

Mocny received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from MSU in 1990 and master’s degree in engineering science and management degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York.

Bandit owners Mike Morey Sr., Dianne Morey, and Jerry Morey remain involved with the operations and management of the company.

“We decided to bring in a CEO to take better advantage of the opportunities before us, and to help take Bandit to another level,” said Bandit Industries President Jerry Morey. “It was important for us to find someone with exceptional leadership experience, but also someone who understands the manufacturing side and can relate to our customers. John is also a Michigan native, and he shares the pride we have in our community and our state. He’s 
a down-to-earth leader and with him on-board, Bandit is poised to have our best year ever in 2016.”

Bandit Industries, Inc., is among the largest global manufacturers for wood and waste processing equipment, including hand-fed brush and whole tree wood chippers, stump grinders, track carriers, horizontal grinders, specialty yard equipment and skid-steer loader attachments. It was founded in 1983. More at: