Jon Hartman heads up ITW Industry
Published: 01 May, 2014
ITW Industry has welcomed Jon Hartman as general manager.
Mr Hartman, 32, is already a proven company leader, having held the position of managing director at Stokvis Tapes. He is now responsible for ITW construction operations in the UK, Ireland and South Africa.
“I’m delighted to join the construction industry at the start of some challenging but exciting times, with the market uplift and customer demands at an all-time high,” said Mr Hartman. “The upturn has allowed us to make use of recent investments in manufacturing equipment and expand our teams to cope with demand.”
In his first four months, Mr Hartman has set aside time to get to know his employees, customers, suppliers and job sites, to better understand the business and the industry in general.
He said: “It is a steep learning curve but I believe the best way for me to learn and understand the market’s demand is to see and hear it myself. I’m looking forward to continuing to get out in front of our customer base to hear what their needs are and how we can help them achieve their goals.”