M. Holland appoints Eugenio Calderón to the newly created position of Vice President, International to oversee and grow the company’s international footprint.
Northbrook, Ill., Sep. 3, 2019 — M. Holland Company, a leading distributor of thermoplastic resins, announced today 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 who will report to Executive Vice President, Corporate Development Dwight Morgan, 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. He will be based in the company’s Northbrook, Illinois, headquarters.
“This is a mission-critical position in order for us to meet the global needs of our strategic supply partners as well as our international clients,” said Morgan. “Eugenio’s extensive experience with international industrial businesses will be immensely valuable as we expand our commercial and logistics reach globally.” Morgan noted that the company sells into more than 50 countries and has operations in Mexico, an export office in Puerto Rico, and a commercial network throughout Latin America.
A native of Mexico, Calderón has held several management and executive roles, both in the U.S. 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, a global leader in the construction tool industry, located in Mexico City, Mexico. Calderón started his career at NALCO, an Ecolab Company, where he worked for over 10 years in various sales and business development leadership roles.
“I am excited to join M. Holland. Between the people, the culture and the steady growth, it is a unique opportunity to contribute to the trajectory of the organization. Having worked internationally for most of my career, I look forward to applying that experience and working with the team to strengthen and grow its international business,” said Calderón.
Calderón earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering and a MBA from Tecnológico de Monterrey and EGADE business school in Mexico.
M. Holland is a leading international distributor of thermoplastic resins and ancillary products, providing suppliers with the most strategic channels to market, offering innovative sourcing and supply chain solutions to its clients, and helping people lead rewarding careers. Since 1950, a deep commitment to personal relationships has formed the core of the company’s heritage, its culture, and its vision. Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, M. Holland has over $1 billion in annual sales and sells to more than 4,000 customers annually. To learn more, visit www.mholland.com. Follow M. Holland on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.