Grote appoints new marketing manager

Ron Gerlach has been named Grote marketing manager, driving Grote’s U.S. promotional and communications activities as well as coordinating Grote’s worldwide branding programs. “We decided to augment our marketing team’s skills with a person that has wide ranging promotional skills in a number of industries, both on the client side and the agency side” said global vice president, sales and marketing, John Grote.Gerlach has experience directing and producing successful promotions with agencies using print, web, and broadcast communications as well as worldwide marketing experience on the manufacturing side. His last position was Director of Worldwide Marketing with Gold Medal Products, Cincinnati, Ohio. His office is located at Grote Corporate Headquarters, in Madison, Indiana.