Cleaning & Restoration Breaking News

Dri-Eaz Promotes Bill Bruders to Company President

August 19, 2004
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
BURLINGTON, Washington - Aug. 19, 2004 - Dri-Eaz announces the promotion of Bill Bruders to company president. Bruders is a six-year veteran of Dri-Eaz who most recently served as General Manager. Dick Gillespie, who most recently served in the role of president, will remain on the company's Board of Directors.

"With skilled management and dedication, Bill has greatly contributed to the growth and success of Dri-Eaz over the last several years," said Claude Blackburn, Dri-Eaz founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors. "Under his leadership, we'll continue to build a world-class company that leads the restoration industry through commitment to our customers' quality of life and overall success."

Before coming to Dri-Eaz, Bruders gained more than 10 years of industry-related experience in equipment manufacturing, distribution, and construction. Bruders joined Dri-Eaz more than six years ago in the Sales Department as Special Accounts Manager, servicing the restoration equipment and solutions needs of key customers. He was promoted to Sales Manager, and later to Director of Customer Relations.

Bruders has served as General Manager at Dri-Eaz for the past year, directing the company's day-to-day manufacturing, customer relations, business, and financial operations. In his new role, Bruders will continue to lead overall company operations and will report to the Board of Directors.

"I am extremely proud of Dri-Eaz' history as a company that's focused on providing high-quality solutions for our customers and on helping people when flood or natural disaster strikes," Bruders said. "I look forward to continuing to help lead the company's future growth, while ensuring we support our legacy, our workforce, and our community."

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to i Cleaning Specialist Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

Podcasts

Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
More Podcasts

ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

CoverImage

2014 September

The September issue of ICS features stories on moisture detection, disinfectant services, neighborhood marketing, then we discuss the last level of being phenomenal, and cool products.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Social Media

Social media is a good way to regularly keep in touch and interact with current clients and reach potential ones. What social mediums do you use in your cleaning/restoration business?
View Results Poll Archive

THE ICS STORE

Get Paid! book cover
Get Paid! (ebook)
Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.

More Products

ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

Director_Buyer.jpgThe premier resource and reference guide for the cleaning and restoration industries.

Click here to view

TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

Truckmount.jpgEquipment listings and specifications from the leading industry manufacturers.

Click here to view

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png youtube_40px.pngcrc logo