HOUSTON, TX – ValvTechnologies, Inc., manufacturer of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, named Herman Benard, Jr. Director of Manufacturing, announced company President Kevin Hunt.
Based in Houston, Benard will have senior management responsibility for ValvTechnologies’ Manufacturing groups, leading the achievement of production, productivity, quality, safety and customer satisfaction goals, as well as spearheading manufacturing process continuous improvements.
An operations and engineering professional with nearly 20 years’ manufacturing experience in various industries, Benard brings significant leadership and operations experience to ValvTechnologies. Prior to joining ValvTechnologies, Benard served as Manufacturing Manager for Thrustmaster of Texas, Manufacturing Engineering Manager for Igloo Products Corporation; earlier in his career he held various positions like Plant Manager, Assembly Manager and Injection Mold Manager.
Benard holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Lamar University and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.
“We are excited to welcome Herman to the ValvTechnologies leadership family,” said Hunt. “He brings deep domain expertise in all aspects of manufacturing, operations and continuous improvement. He is deeply committed to customer experience, employee engagement and workplace safety. His strong leadership skills are an excellent addition to our senior leadership team.”
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, ValvTechnologies is the leading manufacturer of zero-leakage, high-performance isolation valve solutions. Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, India, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Malaysia, Peru, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States.
To find out more about the products and services offered or to locate a representative, visit our website at www.valv.com. Connect with ValvTechnologies on YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.