Jan. 28, 2019 - Plibrico Company, LLC, is pleased to announce that John Finch has joined its team as the Southeastern Territory Manager. Based in the greater Omaha, NE area, Mr. Finch, an accomplished refractory professional with extensive experience across the region, will provide technical support and develop Plibrico’s presence in the territory. His appointment supports Plibrico’s strategic direction of strengthening partner relationships as well as increasing its nationwide refractory support coverage. He will report to Norm Phelps, Plibrico Vice President of Sales.
“John is a great fit for the position of territory manager,” said Phelps, “I am confident that his experience and knowledge of refractory materials, service and construction will help cultivate our PliPartner network and uncover new opportunities. We are delighted to have him onboard as a key contributor.”
John’s talent and years of experience will be a great benefit to Plibrico’s clients and partners seeking growth, knowledge and genuine refractory experience.
Mr. Finch began his career in the industrial market working with a boiler and refractory contractor. His background includes over 20 years of experience in technical and project management roles with several different refractory contractors. In these positions, he honed his skill set and areas of expertise including managing projects in power plants, boilers, foundries, heat treat facilities, and mineral processing firms.
“I am extremely impressed with the management team Plibrico has assembled,” said Mr. Finch. “With the PliPartner network and Plibrico owned construction offices, I feel the future is bright and I’m excited to be part of that future. This is a great time to join Plibrico, with multiple new initiatives and a project roadmap in place that aligns with a growing market.”
Mr. Finch is an active member of several different industry and refractory associations. He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Nebraska.