People: October 2015Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
Paragon hires new Technical Manager
Paragon Water Systems announced that Mark Unger has joined the company as Technical Manager. He brings 15 years of valuable experience in the water treatment industry. Unger began at the WQA in 2000 and has expertise in quality assurance, training, laboratory management, as well as product testing and certification. He has authored several technical articles in the various trade magazines over the years. Unger has a Bachelor of Science Degree in chemical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.
Haws® introduces new team members, Centers of Excellence departments and internal promotions
Haws, a Traynor Family Enterprise™ company, is pleased to share several new team members, as well as internal promotions within multiple company departments. In addition, the formation of five departments as Centers of Excellence within the headquarters was announced. The Center of Excellence groups provide leadership, research, critical analysis and process engineering expertise and tools that improve performance and productivity for their respective areas and to be distributed throughout the organization. For more than 100 years, Haws has been committed to inventing, designing and manufacturing hydration products, as well as standardized and customized emergency- response products. With more than 8,000 distribution locations and 250 employees worldwide, Haws continually focuses on quality, service, reliability and complete solution support. Headquartered in Sparks, Nevada, Haws is globally represented with locations in Switzerland, Singapore and Brazil. For more information on Haws, please visit www.Hawsco.com.
Harley Enochson, Director, Haws Global Supply Chain
With a Bachelor of Science in business management from the University of Phoenix, Enochson comes to Haws with over 20 years of experience in supply chain management. As the new Director of Haws Global Supply Chain, Center of Excellence, he will be overseeing and managing master production scheduling, procurement, vendor management, inventory, logistics and freight.
Adam Pruitt, Product Manager
Pruitt joins the Haws team with over 13 years of experience in manufacturing quality, engineering and new product development. As Product Manager, he will be managing the development of new products from discovery to commercialization and the life cycle and sustainment of existing products. Pruitt will also be responsible for the revenue, volume, margin, profitability and ROI of product lines, as well as market risk evaluation and competitive analysis.
Sanjeev Kumar, National Sales Manager, Haws India Pvt. Ltd.
As part of the ongoing growth strategy, Haws has added manufacturing and distribution of products throughout India. Kumar has been brought on as the National Sales Manager and will oversee and direct all functions of the sales and customer services team for India. He joins Haws with 16 years of experience, most recently holding the position of Senior Sales Executive at 3M in Delhi, India.
Internal promotions include:
James Eslinger, Director, Haws Global Production
Eslinger has been with Haws for over eight years, holding positions from Manufacturing Engineering to Operations Manager. Most recently, he was promoted to the position of Director of Haws Global Production, Center of Excellence and oversees receiving, production, shipping, quality control, as well as building maintenance and safety.
Kathryn Hes, Director, Corporate Communications
Hess brings over 12 years of marketing communications experience to her new role as Director of Corporate Communications, Center of Excellence for Traynor Family Enterprise. In addition to her previous responsibilities of implementing and managing marketing business strategies for the multiple business units, Hess oversees branding, public relations, product launches, digital marketing and internal/external corporate communications.
Don Marshall, Director, Haws Engineering & Global Products
Marshall has been promoted to Director of Engineering & Global Products, Center of Excellence. He will now oversee the engineering department and functions in addition to his previous product development and management responsibilities.
Kevin Ceccarelli, Customer Experience and Specials Manager
With over 16 years of experience at Haws, Ceccarelli has recently been given the responsibility of leading the Haws Specials Process Team, in addition to his current role as Customer Experience Manager. The new team will allow for particular focus on the growing customer demand for customization and product options.
Daniel Page, Production Supervisor
Page started with Haws in 2011 as a Production Assembler and soon moved up to become Production Coordinator in August of 2013. With his recent promotion from Assistant Production Supervisor to Production Supervisor, Page’s responsibilities include supervising and coordinating daily workload for all the products on the production floor, including manufacturing production, parts, pulling and concrete.