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Rob Phillips Takes Helm of Phillips Industries

November 18, 2013

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Rob Phillips is the fourth generation Phillips family member to lead the company.
Rob Phillips is the fourth generation Phillips family member to lead the company.

Phillips Industries, a manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake interface equipment for commercial vehicles, has appointed Rob Phillips as its new president and COO. 

He is the fourth generation Phillips family member to lead the company, succeeding long-time president Bob Phillips who will continue to play an active role as chairman and CEO. As part of the new alignment, the company named Dave Phillips as executive vice president.
 
For more than 18 years, Rob has worked full-time at the company that his great-grandfather founded in 1928. Prior to that, he spent several summers working on the production lines. Rob most recently held the position of vice president of global operations where he led the expansion of Phillips' global sales and operations efforts in the United States, Mexico, Canada, China,and Europe.

Dave Phillips will assume the role of executive vice president.
Dave Phillips will assume the role of executive vice president.

Dave Phillips will assume the role of executive vice president, analyzing and assessing trends, advising on sales and operations strategy as well as financial oversight. Dave's 15-year career at Phillips Industries includes positions in sales and operations.

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He was promoted in 2012 to vice president of business development. Prior to that he was general manager of the commercial vehicle products division. 
 

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