Janesville, WI, February 5, 2018 — Hufcor, Inc., the world leader in providing operable partition solutions, announces the appointment of Richard Bledsoe as Vice President of Field Operations. Mr. Bledsoe will have direct responsibility for leading all of the company’s US field operations with a primary focus on expanding customer, product and market channels.
A seasoned people and performance focused senior executive, Mr. Bledsoe brings extensive experience in building strong and effective teams, top line growth, operations management and financial management performance improvement. He spent almost 16 years with SimplexGrinnell, a division of Tyco Fire & Security, in various Vice President and General Manager positions across the country and was also involved with their Operational Excellence program and earned his Lean Six Sigma certification. His other career experiences include serving as Regional General Manager for Johnson Controls and President of McDaniel Fire Systems.
At Hufcor, Mr. Bledsoe will have complete responsibility for all domestic field activities – Sales, Service, Project Management and Installation, including both office and dealer performance. “We recognized unique opportunities to augment our talent, improve processes and procedures and become more consistent while continuing to grow market share. I am confident Richard’s proven career experiences and leadership skills will be instrumental in Hufcor continuing to aggressively expand throughout the U.S. market,” said Kevin Flanagan CEO & President.