HydraMaster and US Products Announce New Positions in Leadership
MUKILTEO, WA — As part of its continuing investment in the future of the cleaning industry, Nilfisk-Advance, the parent company for HydraMaster and US Products, has announced two new positions in the leadership of the company.
Jonathan Deex has been appointed as the new General Manager for the company. Mr. Deex brings a long list of achievements and a proven track record to the position, most recently as the President and CEO of North Star Ice Equipment Corporation, a manufacturer of industrial ice making equipment. Jon joins the company with a strong background in sales and marketing, as well as a deep understanding of distribution channel management, people management and motivation, and improving manufacturing operations. Mr. Deex has an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Deex stated, “it is exciting to be joining an organization with the reputation, innovative products, and rich history as an industry leader that HydraMaster and US Products enjoy. I look forward to working alongside our associates as well as our distributors as we move the company forward. I see an incredible opportunity for HydraMaster and US Products to lead the development of restorative carpet and hard surface cleaning equipment, tools, and chemicals that will make cleaning an even more important part of protecting the built environment as well as a safer and greener place to live and work.”
As part of the new leadership team, Phil Sis has been appointed as the Director of Operations for HydraMaster and US Products. Mr. Sis has served as the General Manager for HydraMaster and US Products and has been with the company since 2008. Previously, he was the Director of Engineering for Clarke Floor Care equipment, another Nilfisk-Advance company. In his new position, Mr. Sis will be utilizing his engineering and operations expertise to lead the manufacturing, assembly, shipping, purchasing, and inventory operations of the company. Deex stated, “Phil’s knowledge and extensive company background will help us streamline and maximize the productivity of our manufacturing and supply chain operations.”
Mickey McKee, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for HydraMaster and US Products, stated “The thousands of cleaning and restoration professionals who use our equipment and chemicals every day , as well as our global network of distribution partners, can clearly see that Nilfisk-Advance is making an investment in the future of the company. They have strengthened our management team and provided additional resources and expertise to join us in our relentless pursuit of building the best restorative cleaning equipment and chemical company in the world.”
For more information on HydraMaster and U.S. Products, contact your local HydraMaster Distributor, visit our web sites at www.hydramaster.com and www.usprodcts.com or call us at 1-800-426-1301.