Officials at HBD Industries, Inc. have announced that Eric Fitzpatrick has been named the new Director of Sales and Marketing for HBD/Thermoid, Inc. HBD/Thermoid, Inc. is a subsidiary of HBD Industries, Inc., a supplier of industrial products in North America. HBD/Thermoid, Inc. manufactures standard and application-engineered industrial rubber products, including: conveyor belting, ducting, hose (air, aviation, automotive, bulk-transfer, chemical, industrial, hand-built, marine, petroleum/bio-fuel, water and welding), power transmission V- belts, industrial rubber bands, rubber rolls and rolls coverings.
“We are pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Fitzpatrick to Director of Sales and Marketing for HBD/Thermoid, Inc. ’’ said Randy L. Greely, Chairman & CEO of HBD Industries, Inc. “With over 20 years of marketing and sales experience, Eric will develop and execute sales and marketing strategies for all Thermoid brand products. Eric’s leadership, marketing skills and proven sales management experience will assist HBD/Thermoid in meeting the changing needs of its present and future customers.”
In 2013, Fitzpatrick joined HBD/Thermoid, Inc. as the company’s General Sales Manager and was responsible for directing all field sales and marketing activities. Prior to that, Eric worked for Black & Decker, Premix, Newell Rubber and Barnes Distribution, where he held various sales and marketing management positions and provided sales/services to multiple channels of distribution, such as industrial, automotive and retail.
Eric holds a B.A. Degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University and a MBA from Ohio University.