PITTSBURGH—Eriks North America has named Shawn Courtney as its new president and CEO, effective Nov. 1.
He currently serves as regional product director of Eriks North America and is also president of the firm's Seals and Plastics unit. He's worked for the company since 1992 and has held various roles of increasing responsibility, including sales manager, general manager and president of companies within Eriks Seals and Plastics in North America.
"I'm honored to continue my career at Eriks North America, and I look forward to leveraging my 30-plus years in the industrial service industry to lead the company forward," Courtney said in a statement. "It's an exciting time at Eriks North America, as we continue to strategically position ourselves as a multi-product specialist company serving a wide breadth of industries through innovative product technologies and our extensive service capabilities."
Eriks is an international industrial distributor that operates in many rubber industry sectors, including seals and gaskets, hose, and belting, among others. The firm operates more than 140 locations throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico.