Posted January 5, 2023

Marc Strandquist joins Martin Inc. leadership team

Martin Inc., a Florence, Alabama-based provider of custom-tailored solutions for maintenance, repair, operation and production supplies, appointed Marc Strandquist to the role of executive vice president, Fastening Solutions Division. He will develop and execute strategic plans, drive efficiency and profitability, create synergy across all Martin business units, while building and leading the fastening team to achieve business objectives.

Strandquist has over 35 years’ experience in the C-class component industry as a global executive leader overseeing companies in Europe, South America and North America. He has 24 years’ experience holding executive-level positions in which he drove value for parent organizations. He began his executive career with smaller companies with sales of $40 to $50 million dollars in sales before transitioning to Würth Industry North America with sales of $850M, then to Optimas Solutions with sales of $650M.

“I'm delighted to welcome Marc to the Martin team,” said Douglas Ruggles, Co-CEO. “Marc is a pragmatic, entrepreneurial, and collaborative business leader who has a proven track record of moving organizations in the right direction. I am confident he will help further advance Martin’s OEM component and fastening business and deliver on our purpose statement to help companies operate better.”