Rigid Global Buildings has announced that Bowen Lo, MBA, has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer for the company.
In making the announcement on Wednesday, Rigid Global noted that Lo was the driving force behind the new partnership between Rigid Building Systems and JinHuan Steel. "With his knowledge of the metal building industry, international business, sales, marketing, and finance, Bowen brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Rigid team," a company press release stated, "Lo will be essential as Rigid Global Buildings continues to expand their reach to the international market."
In addition to his position as COO, Lo will also be one of the three members of the Executive Management Team.
Lo holds a BA in International Trade from the Fu Jen University in Taiwan and an MBA from the University of Houston. He has represented organization internationally and regionally. He is fluent in Chinese, English, and Mandarin.
Also on Wednesday, Rigid Global announced that Ron Fletcher has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Sales. Fletcher will be responsible for the management, direction and development of Rigid’s outside district sales managers for the North American market.
Fletcher brings over 50 years of industry experience to the Rigid team. Working in scheduling, production control, sales and then management Fletcher has worked his way through the ranks within the metal building industry.
"As Rigid Global Buildings continues its rise from the recession, Fletcher will be leading the sales team and Rigid to success," said the Rigid Global release.
Also at Rigid Global, Steve Olson has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this newly created position, Olson will be responsible for overseeing the activities of the sales team, Rigid’s Advertising and Marketing programs as well as the Authorized Builder program.
Olson joined the Rigid team over 13 years ago and brings a wide range of industry experience and innovative initiatives to this position. "His excellence in Sales and Leadership has been proven over the years as Rigid saw a steady increase in overall sales and market saturation. While his primary focus will be on the domestic market, as Rigid transitions into an International company, Steve will be on the forefront of their Global Reach" the company said.
Rigid Global Buildings is a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and structural steel. For more information on Rigid Global Buildings or to speak with a sales representative contact Rigid at 1-888-GO-RIGID (467-4443) or visit their website at www.RigidBuilding.com.
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