Simi Valley, CA, September 17, 2018 – FlemingMartin is pleased to announce that PQL, an innovative provider of premium lighting products and systems, has hired Ken Harrisberger to be their new Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Harrisberger brings invaluable experience to PQL from his impressive career across manufacturing operations, finance, and business development. With 30 years of progressive experience, Mr. Harrisberger offers expertise across strategic planning, negotiation, and business reengineering.
Mr. Harrisberger most recently served as Executive Vice President & CFO at Orly International, a manufacturing, marketing, and worldwide distribution company. He significantly improved operational efficiencies and created a strong infrastructure across Human Resources, Information Technology, Accounting, Supply Chain and Manufacturing Operations.
Before joining Orly, Mr. Harrisberger worked at Storm Industries, which includes Industrial Parts Depot and Storm Manufacturing Group, where he served as Senior Vice President of Business Development/CFO as well as Interim CEO and CFO/Assistant Secretary. Earlier in his career, he was COO at Saddleman (manufacturing for the action sports market).
At the outset of Mr. Harrisberger’s career, he spent 25 years at Standard Abrasives Companies/3M Company (tech, manufacturing, and distribution) where he was promoted numerous times from Staff Accountant to President, Standard Abrasives Division. Mr. Harrisberger has a solid reputation for being an outstanding leader who is sharp, personable, and trusted to help companies in high-growth mode.
PQL is a privately-held provider of lighting products and systems to wholesale and retail partners throughout the United States. They are known for designing and providing innovative energy-efficient products and superior service, creating a new level of value.
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