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Christopher Larocca Joins OK International as President

Dec 09, 2013

Christopher Larocca

Christopher Larocca

OK International today announced that Christopher Larocca will lead OK International as its President, effective immediately. Larocca will report directly to John F. Hartner, President & CEO of Dover Printing & Identification.

Larocca assumes the role of President in concurrence with Mark Cowell’s retirement from OK International. Cowell will retire at the year-end after a 30-year career at OK International, including the past eight years as OKI’s President. 

I would like to congratulate Chris on his new role leading OK International. OK International is a strong company that Chris will bring new energy and an enhanced growth orientation to. It is exciting for our customers and the team." commented John F. Hartner, President & CEO of Dover Printing and Identification. “I also would like to thank Mark Cowell for the many contributions made during his career at OK International. We wish Mark much success in his retirement.”

Most recently, Larocca served as Chief Operating Officer at EMCORE Corporation, a publicly held $200 million international manufacturer of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the fiber-optic, military/defense and aerospace solar power markets.  Prior to joining EMCORE, Larocca worked as Vice President for GELcore LLC, a solid state lighting joint venture formed between General Electric and EMCORE Corp.  Before GELcore, Chris worked for the General Electric Company, Lighting, as the Regional Sales Quality Manager and National Account Manager for Commercial and Industrial Sales. Chris holds an MBA from the University of Southern California and a BS in Civil Engineering from Clemson University.


OK International is a leading global manufacturer of bench tools, equipment and related products that are used in the electronics and industrial assembly market place.

OK International is committed to understanding the product needs of its customers and supplies professional grade products that are innovative, reliable, price competitive and easy to use. Through a global sales channel, OK International provides expert product support and responsive customer service, with localization to meet regional market needs.

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