Portland, OR – June 3, 2019: GCC (Gulf Controls Company, Inc.) announces the hiring of Joseph Kane as Managing Director for the Pacific Northwest region (GCC NW) to lead and oversee the GCC offices in Kent (Seattle), Washington, Spokane, Washington and Portland, Oregon.
Joseph joins the company with nearly 30 years of experience in the fluid power industry. Since graduating from West Point in 1990 and serving overseas, Joseph served in progressive sales and operations roles with well-known industrial manufacturers like Alcoa, Bosch Rexroth, Atos, Swagelok and Hydraulex Global. Joseph brings his leadership and communication skills from both large and small organizations to GCC NW where he will implement long term business strategies to achieve the company’s objectives.
“I am thrilled to join the GCC NW team,” says Joseph. “The majority of my career has been spent in the fluid power industry and I look forward to bringing my knowledge and experience to GCC NW.”
“We are very excited to welcome Joseph to the GCC team,” says John Flieman, III, CEO of GCC. “His experience in the fluid power industry, accompanied by his leadership skills, will allow him to be a huge asset to GCC NW.”
GCC has the ability in hydraulics, pneumatics, fluid conveyance and automation knowledge to provide world class products and complete fluid power systems to its customers. GCC is part of EOHI, a 100% employee owned company based in Houston, Texas. EOHI is also the parent of Hydraquip, Inc., Supreme Integrated Technology, Inc., and Elite Controls, Inc.