I'm excited to be joining a company with such a reputation for quality products and look forward to helping Whirlwind increase sales and expand its market base.
Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 14, 2012
Whirlwind Steel is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Fredrickson to the position of Vice President of Sales. Whirlwind Steel Buildings, Inc. is an industry leader in steel pre-engineered buildings and steel building components with manufacturing plants in Texas, Georgia, Minnesota and Oklahoma.
About Paul Fredrickson:
Fredrickson brings more than 30 years of sales experience to Whirlwind Steel. His most recent position was as VP of Sales & Marketing with Tampa-based Meadow Burke, a distributor of products for the construction industry. Meadow Burke is a division of Oldcastle, North America’s largest manufacturer of building products and materials. While there, he was responsible for significant sales growth, despite a depressed commercial construction market, and for developing and introducing new product lines to the market. Prior to his position with Meadow Burke, Fredrickson was VP of Sales and Marketing at Commercial Metals Company, a Dallas-based Fortune 500 company producing steel and fabricated metal products.
Fredrickson began his career with Northeast Ohio-based ERICO, Inc., where he spent 20 years in a number of sales positions. He holds a BA in Business Administration from Seattle Pacific University and an EMBA from Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management in Cleveland.
Says Fredrickson, "I'm excited to be joining a company with such a reputation for quality products and look forward to helping Whirlwind increase sales and expand its market base."
Whirlwind’s president Ty Sturdivant adds: "Fredrickson's experience working in the building products manufacturing and steel mill industries, and his extensive experience leading and growing the sales organizations within those industries give Paul the toolset required to lead the Components and Private Manufacturing Services sales effort. We look forward to future growth and success in our sales organization under Paul’s leadership."
About Whirlwind Steel Inc.
Houston-based Whirlwind Steel Buildings, Inc. is an industry leading manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and steel building components for the agricultural, commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and self-storage markets. Founded in 1955, the company has four manufacturing plants, in Texas, Georgia, Oklahoma and Minnesota. Products in the Components and Private Manufacturing Services division include metal roofing for residential, agricultural and business uses; self-storage units; boat docks; airplane hangars and steel municipal buildings.