Badger Meter announces retirement of CFO

By Freeman Staff

December 29, 2018

MILWAUKEE — On Friday, Badger Meter, Inc. announced the retirement of Chief Financial Officer Richard E. Johnson, effective in early April.

Johnson will be succeeded as the company’s vice president- finance, chief financial officer and treasurer by Robert A. Wrocklage, effective Jan. 1. Johnson will stay on as senior vice president-administration, continuing to assist in the transition before retiring.

The company also announced that Beverly L.P. Smiley, vice president-controller, will also be retiring effective in late March after 46 years of working for Badger Meter, the past 22 of which included controllership and principal accounting officer responsibilities. Smiley’s successor will be named at a later date.