Kerry Brozyna will be leaving SRL after managing SRL’s bovine operations for the past 14 months. He will return to the US to pursue other opportunities. Ronda DeBie, vp of sales and Paul Gagne, pv of product development-marketing will now report directly to SRL president & ceo, Bob Moore.
Ernie Hagen, advisor to the ceo, will assume responsibility for the bovine manufacturing group. He will oversee and manage footwear and accessories production, planning, R&D, wet-blue procurement, WIP, final sort and finished goods stocks. Hagen will report directly to Bob Moore.
Jennifer Zhang has been promoted to director of sales and service, reporting to Bob Moore. She will oversee customer service, order entry-release, sales planning and forecasting, sample budgeting-tracking, and the southern China sales/service operations.
According to Bob Moore, president and ceo of Richina Industries, ‘Kerry Brozyna is a terrific manager and we wish him great success as he returns to the US to pursue other opportunities. SRL is fortunate to have a long tradition of competent managers supported by strong systems and production processes. I am pleased to recognise and promote Jennifer Zhang and Ernie Hagen, who launched Shanghai Richina Leather in 1997 and helped build SRL to greatness.’