Roofing products and systems manufacturer Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc. (Beloit, Wisconsin, USA) announced the appointment of Chris Schmidt as national business development manager. According to Mule-Hide Products, Schmidt will lead the company’s business development team, which is responsible for strengthening relationships with building owners, developers, general contractors, design professionals, and roofing consultants. In addition, the team serves as the key contacts for national and strategic accounts.
A 33-year veteran of the building materials industry, Schmidt comes to Mule-Hide Products from United States Gypsum (USG) (Chicago, Illinois, USA). Since joining USG in 1987, he served in a variety of roles, culminating in the position of general manager – building envelope and structural. Schmidt also represented USG on the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) Industry Executives Committee for the past 15 years.
“Chris’ extensive experience, proven leadership skills, and knowledge of the building materials industry—including roofing, building envelope and interior systems—make him ideally suited to lead our business development efforts and help us continue to grow in our traditional roofing space and in adjacent opportunities,” says Dan Williams, managing director for Mule-Hide Products.
Schmidt has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and management information systems from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire and completed the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Source: Mule-Hide Products, www.mulehide.com.