Posted September 5, 2018

PIP Global appoints new COO

Protective Industrial Products announced the appointment of Thomas C. Fry to the position of chief operating officer.

Tom FryHe will report directly to Joe Milot Sr., president and CEO of PIP Global.

In this new role, Fry will have direct responsibility for sourcing and procurement, manufacturing, warehousing and logistics, information technology, human resources and order management. He will also focus his efforts on providing leadership and process improvement to drive accelerated organic growth and acquisition initiatives, as well as converging markets and global expansion.

“PIP is definitely an American success story,” said Fry. “Its amazing growth path and focus on the customer experience is what attracted me to join this incredible team. I’m truly excited to help continue this trend by bringing my experience and best practices to the executive team.”

Prior to joining PIP, Fry held executive-level operating roles with multiple organizations spanning from industrial filtration equipment to high-volume consumable products. Since 2010, Fry held key positions with Danaher Corporation.

Fry earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Science degree from the University of Southern California.

“This is a very exciting time for PIP and I hope everyone can take great pride in all we have accomplished. We are on a very promising path and I look forward to working with Tom to achieve all of our goals,” explained Milot. “Through our mutual efforts, we will continue to develop PIP Global into a world class organization for the benefit of our customers, employees, suppliers and shareholders.”