Fike Corporation tags Brad Batz as its new president

Blue Springs, MO, -- Jan. 6, 2014 - Fike Corporation has named Brad Batz its President effective  immediately.

  "On behalf of the entire Fike team, we are excited to have Brad in this position where his leadership and vision will help guide our future growth," said Chuck Kopoulos, Fike's CEO. "Brad is a valued member of our global leadership team.  His insight and experience make him a natural fit for this expanded role," Kopoulos said.

In this role, Batz will lead all corporate functions, which include manufacturing, quality, supply chain, finance, human resources and information technology.

Prior to this position, Batz led Fike's oil & gas business unit where his responsibilities included new product development, sales, and customer service and support. He also previously led Fike's Corporate Operations  where he was  responsible for manufacturing, supply chain, quality and  continuous improvement activities around the world.