HSM, the new company name for component supplier Hickory Springs, has named Gregg Greulich corporate vice president of innovation and technology. According to a press release, Greulich will be responsible for developing a vision for the growing engineering and research and development team.
“Welcoming Gregg to our team is the next step in our efforts to build out our engineering and research and development capabilities,” said Dwayne Welch, executive vice president, chief marketing and innovation officer. “Last year, we opened the Corporate Innovation and Research Center, which provides a setting for customers and vendors to work collaboratively on new products, programs and services while enabling HSM to leverage its expertise and respond rapidly to changing customer and market demands.
“Today, the outstanding qualities and experience Gregg brings to his position will further enhance that capability, contributing to growth at HSM by improving our ability to offer HSM customers the latest materials and manufacturing techniques, helping them achieve their design visions while supporting our transition from a components manufacturer to an integrated solutions provider.”
Greulich comes to HSM with 12 years of management experience in the engineering and research and development arenas. Prior to joining HSM, he held the position of senior director, engineering, tooling and program management at Evenflo Company Inc., Miamisburg, Ohio, and served on a global management team with direct organizational leadership responsibility for infant care durable product programs. His résumé also includes management positions with Sunbeam Products Inc., Maytag Corp. and Whirlpool Corp..
Greulich earned a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from the University of Evansville, Evansville, Ind. He also holds a master of business administration degree, earned at the University of Evansville and the University of Transylvania, Xavier, Lexington, Ky.
To learn more about HSM, visit the company’s website at www.hsmsolutions.com.