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US digital sign manufacturer Watchfire appoints supply chain specialist Mark Oggero as new COO

Friday, March 15, 2024

DANVILLE, Ill., March 15, 2024 — Watchfire, a manufacturer of outdoor LED signs, indoor displays, digital billboards, and video scoreboards has appointed Mark Oggero as its Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to joining Watchfire, Mark spent several years in senior positions at Cooper Industries, a global electrical products manufacturing company. Throughout his time there, Mark gained experience in all facets of the business, in roles ranging from operations to general management at the operating unit and corporate levels.

From Cooper he went on to serve as vice president of global operations for TE Connectivity, a Fortune 500 consumer electronics company. After that, Mark spent time in senior management roles at Goss International and Dynamics, Inc. Most recently, he served as vice president of global operations for Rain Bird where he led large, complex supply chains supporting a broad range of electronic and mechanical product manufacturing.

In this role at Watchfire, Mark will oversee all aspects of manufacturing operations, supply chain management, and process optimization. With the total LED display market expected to experience a CAGR of 21% between 2023 and 2027, he also will be responsible for establishing strategic processes and developing capabilities that support Watchfire’s growth in emerging markets.

Mark Oggero, Chief Operating Officer at Watchfire

Mark earned his bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Iowa State University. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

About Watchfire

Watchfire designs and engineers the best-looking, most durable outdoor LED signs, indoor displays, digital billboards, and video scoreboards, which help businesses and organizations communicate effectively, increase visibility and drive growth. Headquartered in Danville, Ill., Watchfire has manufactured electric signs for over 90 years and LED signs since 1998, using meticulously sourced components from around the world. Watchfire has more than 65,000 LED signs in operation worldwide and has more digital billboard customers in the U.S. than any other brand. For information, go to


Published on Friday, March 15, 2024 at 12:22 AM

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