Northbrook, Illinois-based M. Holland Company, a distributor of thermoplastic resins, has announced the appointment of Eugenio Calderón to the newly created position of vice president-international, with responsibility for developing and implementing strategies to extend the company’s global footprint. Calderón joins M. Holland from Illinois Tool Works (ITW), where he served as vice president and general manager of its TIG Welding Solutions business.
Calderón will report to Executive Vice President-Corporate Development Dwight Morgan and will assume oversight of M. Holland’s existing international businesses in Mexico and Latin America while coordinating the international expansion of its distribution and resale business units. The company has operations in Mexico, an export office in Puerto Rico and a commercial network throughout Latin America. Calderón will be based in the company’s Northbrook, Illinois, headquarters.
A native of Mexico, Calderón has held several management and executive roles, both in the US and Latin America. Most recently, he worked at ITW, where he spent five of his eight years managing the welding segment for Mexico and Latin America. Prior to ITW, he worked as a sales and business development manager at Hilti in Mexico City, Mexico. Calderón started his career at NALCO, an Ecolab Company, where he worked for more than 10 years in various sales and business development leadership roles.
Calderón earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering and an MBA from Tecnológico de Monterrey and EGADE business school in Mexico.
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