Ceramic Industry

New Positions Announced for Key Eriez Personnel (posted 7/8/08)

July 8, 2008

Eriez® Magnetics recently announced the appointment of Andy Lewis to the newly created position of vice president-International. Lewis joined Eriez in 1976 and has served as managing director of Eriez-Europe since 1995, during which time the company experienced significant growth and profitability. “In his new role, Andy will manage all of Eriez’ affiliate companies/regional headquarters except for the Eriez-CPT businesses in Canada and Brazil,” said Tim Shuttleworth, president and chief executive officer. “From his base at Eriez-Europe, Andy will lead the Sales and Business Development of Eriez’ affiliates and serve as chairman, Eriez-Europe.”

In addition, Paul Fears has been appointed to the position of managing director, Eriez-Europe, reporting to Lewis. Fears joined the company in 1989 as marketing executive. Most recently serving as marketing director of Eriez-Europe, Fears takes the reins of the company’s largest operation (apart from the world headquarters). “His energy and international business experience have prepared him well for his new responsibilities,” said Shuttleworth.

For more information, call (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743), e-mail eriez@eriez.com or visit www.eriez.com.