HABCO Industries announced the hiring of Mike Jalbert as technical sales manager – Licensing. The addition of Jalbert is aimed at strengthening and leveraging HABCO’s new license business relationships signed in 2015, including providing engine tooling for all Pratt & Whitney legacy engine programs.
“Mike has tremendous experience in engine tooling sales, having worked with Pratt & Whitney for over 35 years. His insights and knowledge are invaluable to us as we launch the HABCO Tooling business. He has intimate understanding of customer requirements in tooling solutions that’s required to deliver for the customer,” stated Jeff Kretzmer, VP of Sales and Marketing.
Most recently, Jalbert globally managed the International Aerospace Engine – V2500 and the Engine Alliance – GP 7000 tool accounts for Pratt & Whitney. Throughout his career, Mike has had significant roles in supply chain management as well manufacturing engineering and technology.
“As HABCO continues to grow our number of license agreements within our Innogration value stream, it’s important that we have the people resources to support our license partners. With Mike in place, we know our customers will be well served,“ remarked Kretzmer.