RIPON, Wis.-(May 21, 2013)-Alliance Laundry Systems has hired Ron Bruggeman as the director of global product management, where he will develop marketing objectives, product plans and oversee product performance and lifecycle.
Bruggeman brings 25 years of experience in marketing and management positions at businesses including Illinois Tool Works Inc. and USG Corporation. While at USG Corporation, Bruggeman was appointed the president and general manager of a newly created subsidiary after holding positions such as sales field representative, product manager and director of marketing.
"Ron is an accomplished general manager and marketing professional with strong experience in product and strategy development, technology road-mapping and change management," said Mike Schoeb, president and CEO of Alliance Laundry Systems. "His experience and expertise leading cross-functional teams will help us to further our vision and leadership to proactively drive Alliance's brands and products as clear global leaders in commercial laundry."
Bruggeman holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois and a master's degree from Ohio State University.