Apparatus & Equipment, Industry News

H.O. Bostrom Appoints New President and VP of Sales

Waukesha, WI—H.O. Bostrom., a leading designer and manufacturer of seating solutions for vehicles and equipment, has announced the promotion of industry veteran Paul Bostrom to the position of president and chief operating officer. Tim Schoenecker has joined the company as vice president of sales.

Bostrom joined H.O. Bostrom in 1992 in a sales and marketing role and advanced to executive vice president, successfully growing sales globally and developing new markets for the company’s engineered commercial vehicle seating products. Prior to joining the company, Bostrom held positions as a management consultant with Deloitte, Minneapolis, focusing on strategy and operations, and as a design and applications engineer with Modine Manufacturing. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Tim Schoenecker joins H.O. Bostrom having served for 14 years as director of sales at Bradley Corporation, a global building materials and commercial plumbing products manufacturer, serving a diverse customer base ranging from small local facilities to international corporations. Schoenecker holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Management from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Schoenecker will have responsibility for H.O. Bostrom’s sales and will be based in the company’s Waukesha, Wisconsin, headquarters.

H.O. Bostrom CEO, John Bostrom, commented, “Paul’s industry expertise, dedication to our customers, and entrepreneurial approach over the years have provided us with new product development and market opportunities. As a third-generation family business, I am pleased Paul will carry on the company’s mission as we enter our 74th year in business.” Bostrom continued, “We are excited that Tim, with his successful sales leadership background, has joined our company and we are confident he will serve our customers well.”

For more information, visit http://www.hobostrom.com/.