Ericson Manufacturing, Willoughby, Ohio, announced the recent hire of Kevin Jacks as vice president of sales for U.S., Canada, government and global sales. Jacks joins Ericson with 20 years of experience in sales management and business development, most recently as southwest director of sales for Appleton Electric. Prior to that, he served as a regional sales manager and national channel manager for Hoffman Enclosures.

Kevin Jacks, Ericson ManufacturingJacks brings in-depth experience in the oil and gas, industrial, food and beverage, and commercial business markets. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a BS in Industrial Distribution, and served with the Texas Army National Guard for 6 years.

“Ericson has always had a strong brand recognition in the industry with a 100-year old reputation for innovation and for manufacturing a high quality product” Jacks said.  “I welcomed the opportunity to join the Ericson team and help provide the growth strategy and execution for the future.”