Boerne, Texas, March 2017. Electrolab, Inc. is pleased to announce Mr. Jim Schulte as its new President. Mr. Schulte brings more than 30 years of leadership experience in the Manufacturing and Oil & Gas industries to his new role.
Mr. Schulte joins Electrolab after serving as Vice President-Marketing, Supply Chain & IT at Houston Wire & Cable (HWC), where he was integral to the acquisition and integration of new products and businesses into the company’s portfolio. Before joining HWC, Schulte served as President and CEO, Brance-Krachy Co., Inc., where he drove revenue growth of over 55% during his 4-year tenure. Earlier in his career, Schulte held leadership positions with Siemens and Rockwell Automation, where he directed top sales performers and developed strategies to build high-performing business units within the Oil & Gas and Chemical industries. “I am extremely excited to partner with Electrolab’s dedicated leadership and staff and I look forward to growing the business and expanding Electrolab’s presence in our core markets and beyond,” said Mr. Schulte. “Over nearly three decades,
Jim has built an impressive track record of strategic, operational and business accomplishments,” said Sean Drees, CEO, Electrolab, Inc. “Jim has proven to be a successful and trusted leader, who brings to this position a strong reputation for developing people and inspiring teams to support operational goals and grow business. Jim’s extensive network of relationships, coupled with his knowledge of the energy sector and manufacturing, positions Electrolab for significant growth in the near future. We are excited to add Jim to our executive management team,” said Mr. Drees.
Mr. Schulte grew up in Spring, Texas and earned his degree in Business Administration/Marketing from the University of Texas, Austin.