Flynn comes to King Engine Bearings from ACL Distribution, Inc. in Kentwood, Mich. where he was technical sales manager from 2004 to 2012. In his sales management career, he has worked for several companies who manufacture and distribute engine bearings, including Hastings and ACL. He earned a B.A. in management from the University of Illinois.
Ruppert has been King’s sales manager since 2005. In his new role as product manager, he will be responsible for product management, inventory management and sales assistance. In the area of product development, he will work closely with the company’s sales, marketing and engineering team to balance product and customer requirements. In inventory management, Ruppert will be responsible for nine warehouses that stock approximately 6,500 SKUs.
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