Drives LLC, in Fulton, IL, has named Barbara J. Ross as Director, Sales & Marketing, for the U.S. & Canada, focused on continued sales development of USA engineered class chains, power transmission roller chains, and specialty attachment conveyor chains in North America. She previously held the position at Drives, LLC as National Accounts Manager, for Industrial Distribution in North America. Barbara has been involved in the power transmission industry for over 30 years; previously serving as Sales & Marketing Director with a manufacturer involved in seal technology.
She is involved in the Power Transmission Distributor Association, previously serving as Chair of the Manufacturing Council, PTDA Convention Chair, and Industry Relations committee. She currently serves as a trustee of the PTDA Foundation Board and is a member on the PTDA Employee Development Committee. She is also a long term member of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology, serving as Chair, Secretary and currently the Events Chair for the Birmingham Chapter.