Wiha Tools announces the appointment of Wade Krinke as Channel Product Manager. The position is newly created for the American business group and has been designed to work closely with the engineering and product teams in Germany. Wade’s focus will be to develop products and programs tailored to customers in North, Central and South America.
Mr. Krinke is a veteran product management and marketing leader with over 20 years of experience. Much of his career has been spent in development roles with premium sporting goods and outdoor companies like Vista Outdoor, Coleman / Stearns and Weatherby Inc.
“I am looking forward to having Wade lead our development team. He is a seasoned professional that will evaluate the market demands quickly and shape our product development efforts around the requirements of the end user” said Wiha Tools Managing Director Patrick DiPerno.
Krinke stated, “I am excited to be part of the Wiha family and I am looking forward to researching and solving the needs of our customers. Wiha is known worldwide for its ability to innovate and manufacture some of the finest products is the industry.”
Mr. Krinke is one of 5 veteran leaders that have joined Willi Hahn Corporation USA during 2017. The team of professional managers were assembled, as part of a corporate initiative, to position the organization to support the growing demands.