Leslie BortzR.H. Peterson Co., a leading manufacturer of premium gas logs, barbecue grills and outdoor fire features, has announced that Leslie Bortz will transition to the newly created role of chairman and Dominque Seim will assume the role of president, effective immediately.

“It has been a privilege to lead the R.H Peterson Company for the past 46 years,” stated Leslie Bortz. “I have been fortunate to work with an Dominque Seimincredible team that has achieved record success over the last several years. Dominque is the ideal leader to move our company into the next phase of growth. I look forward to partnering with him as we advance our company forward.”

Seim brings more than 19 years of experience with R.H. Peterson Co. to his new position. Most recently he’s overseen all aspects of manufacturing, inventory, maintenance, and shipping. He’s been instrumental in developing processes and plans that have maximized the company’s operational efficiencies. Seim’s experience in the gas industry began in his early years working for his family’s propane companies which developed his knowledge of and passion for all aspects of the industry.


“I’m honored to serve as the next president of R.H. Peterson Co. and continue our company’s legacy of providing high quality, innovative, American-crafted products that bring families together,” said Seim. “I look forward to nurturing the relationships that have made R.H. Peterson Co. the company it is today and to lead us into future growth and success.”