Cleveland-based manufacturer Jergens Inc. announced that Matt Schron will succeed the retiring Bob Rubenstahl as the company’s next general manager. As the new GM, Schron will have responsibility for Jergens’ Workholding Solutions, Lifting Solutions, and Specialty Fasteners businesses.
Since 2007, Schron has been the general manager for Jergens Industrial Supply, the company’s dedicated, large-scale technical distributor of metalworking products representing more than 300 top manufacturers in the United States. In his 18-year career at Jergens, Schron also has worked in three of the four division for Jergens, including numerous positions in marketing, product management, and sales.
“We are all very enthusiastic about Matt taking on this lead position,” said Bob Rubenstahl, the company’s previous general manager. “[He] is very well-qualified and experienced and will no doubt continue the spirit of innovation in product development as well as providing solutions for our customers.”
Before joining Jergens, Schron attended Ohio University, graduating with a B.S in marketing with sales certification. Continuing his education at Cleveland State University, he graduated with an MBA in 2007 before joining the company. Matt and his wife, Kelly, live in the Cleveland area with their three daughters.