Jergens, Inc. has announced the appointment of Patrick Rienks as General Manager for its Tooling Components Division.
In his new role, Rienks will be responsible for the general management of the entire division, which is comprised of the Workholding Solutions Group, Specialty Fasteners Group, and Lifting Solutions Group. Rienks will report to Jack Schron, Jr., President of Jergens, Inc., and succeeds Sean Stapulionis, who served as General Manager for 12 years.
Rienks brings to Jergens a wealth of strategic planning and operations experience gained from his previous role as Vice President /General Manager for Crane Pumps & Systems’ Industrial, Commercial, and Plumbing Groups.
Before serving as Vice/President/General Manager, Rienks was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Crane, where he was distinguished for his ability to analyze market trends and capitalize on growth opportunities. This experience will be of immense value in increasing Jergens’ market share and generating additional revenue.
Prior to his appointments at Crane, Reinks was with Weir Minerals as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Engineering, and with Ingersoll-Rand in various management positions in the industrial technologies sector.
Rienks holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Trine University and an M.B.A. from Duke University.