US Highland announces new CEO
October 21, 2011
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US Highland Inc. has announced that John Fitzpatrick will fill the role of CEO and president for the company.
Fitzpatrick has more than 20 years of senior leadership experience with companies, beginning with Hewlett-Packard. He then worked for Harley-Davidson and was instrumental in the opening of Harley’s Kansas City, Mo., manufacturing facility and led the assembly organization from 1998-2000. Following that, Fitzpatrick was hired as the vice president of strategy at Indian Motorcycles in Gilroy, Calif., and was promoted to president and CEO shortly after joining the company.
“John’s operational and product launch experience is exactly what US Highland needs,” chairman Robert Harris said. “US Highland’s management team is a perfect fit in terms of company vision and core competency required to deliver on that vision.”
Fitzpatrick added, “I cannot imagine a more exciting opportunity than the one we have at US Highland. We have assembled a world-class management team capable of delivering world-class results for our shareholders, customers and partners. We are at the right place at the right time with a management team that has the right stuff.”