May 17, 2010 – Prescott, Ariz. – Robert Kline has been named President of Sapphire Scientific, manufacturer of carpet cleaning truckmounts, chemicals and accessories.
Bob’s diverse career has demonstrated success in the service industry, consumer products, commercial and consumer branded chemicals, professional grade machinery and private label products, some of it in global markets. His specific strengths include reducing operating expenses, improving profitability, increasing sales, product development and capturing new revenue streams.
Most recently, Bob served as Executive Vice President of a leading truckmount and carpet cleaning accessories firm. Bob is credited with strengthening the company’s product portfolio and providing leadership to the brands and restoring profitability to the company.
“Bob is a true change agent,” said Bill Bruders, CEO of Legend Brands. “He is known internationally for his ground breaking efforts in driving large scale cultural change that builds organizational effectiveness and propels growth. We couldn’t be more pleased to have Bob join us at Sapphire.”
“I consider it an honor to be invited to lead the Sapphire Scientific team and be part of the Legend Brand family of companies,” said Bob. “Legend Brands is a world-class company with industry leading brands like ProRestore, Dri-Eaz and now Sapphire Scientific. This is the brightest and most dedicated group of talent in the cleaning and restoration industry I have ever been associated with.”
Bob will be based in Prescott, Arizona, where Sapphire maintains its truckmount manufacturing facilities.
Visit www.sapphirescientific.com for more details.
About Sapphire Scientific
Sapphire Scientific is part of the Legend Brands family of companies that produces specialty chemical products, truckmounts and cleaning equipment and portable environmental control tools. Legend Brands companies, which include Dri-Eaz Products, ProRestore Products, and Sapphire Scientific, conduct world-class research, provide industry-leading education and develop new products for the restoration and maintenance of healthier indoor environments.