Williams comes to VPI with more than 20 years of international management and leadership experience in commercial and manufacturing environments. Most recently he served as global fulfillment supply chain leader at APW Limited, a $750 million networking and telecom contract manufacturer. In that role, Williams was responsible for more than $200 million in expenditures, all global logistics and e-commerce activities, tier one supplier negotiations and support of customer relations for key accounts such as Sun Microsystems, Dell Computer, and NCR. Previously, Williams served in many other key leadership roles at APW Limited and for his former employer Actuant.
As marketing manager, Breitenfeld is responsible for all marketing and sales support, including new product and market identification, market research, advertising and merchandising activities. Previously, Breitenfeld worked at Brady Corp. in various capacities for eight years. His most recent experience was in the role of product market manager.