Our Management Team
Rick Ferraid, Chairman of the Board
Rick Ferraid assumed the Chairman of the Board position of Hermetic Solutions Group in December 2016, as well as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to the merger, Rick was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hi-Rel Group from April 2013-December 2016, where he partnered with Main Street Capital Holdings LLC to acquire Hi-Rel. Mr. Ferraid has 30+ years of experience in the hermetic electronic packaging industry. In his role as the former President and Chief Executive Officer of HCC Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of highly engineered hermetically sealed connectors, terminals, headers and microelectronic packages, Mr. Ferraid gained extensive domestic and international executive experience. At HCC, he led efforts to establish a strong track record of top-line growth through both organic initiatives and acquisitions, ultimately selling HCC to AMETEK Inc. in 2005. Mr. Ferraid has broad organizational and leadership development experience, as well as a thorough understanding of how to integrate a variety of businesses. Before his role as HCC’s CEO from 2000-2005, Mr. Ferraid served as President of HCC Glasseal from 1994 and Vice President of Marketing from 1992. He was previously Vice President of Marketing for the Electrical Industries Division of Philips Electronics. Mr. Ferraid holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Marketing from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.