Fluid and material conveyance solutions distributor ERIKS North America announced March 28 it has appointed Rich Holderman as Key Industry Director. In this role, Holderman will drive growth in the steel, tire, aggregates, and pulp and paper industries, focusing on ERIKS’ conveyor belting business, according to a news release.
“We are thrilled to welcome Rich back to the ERIKS NA team,” ERIKS CEO Jeff Crane said in the release. “Rich’s extensive experience and knowledge of the belting industry, coupled with his previous experience with our organization, will be instrumental in driving growth and development in our Key Industries.”
Holderman has 38 years of experience in the belting industry, according to the release, including a previous stint with ERIKS in which he served as a product manager. He also spent time at Almex Group as its COO and is a former president of the National Industrial Belting Association (NIBA).
“I am excited to rejoin the ERIKS NA team and take on this new role,” Holderman said in the release. “I look forward to utilizing my experience and knowledge to reinvigorate our belting business and drive growth in our strategic markets.”
ERIKS North America ranked No. 4 on MDM’s 2022 Top Hose/Accessories Distributors list in 2022.