TROY, Mich. — Ziebart International Corp. has promoted William R. Patterson to senior vice president, treasurer for the worldwide corporation, it was announced today.
Patterson, a 10-year employee of the company, will assume responsibilities for human resources, licensing and trademarks, in addition to his current responsibility of treasurer and overall management of accounting, purchasing, treasury, warehouse and logistics functions for Ziebart International Corp.
“I am very pleased to announce the promotion of William to this critical position as we continue to expand our business nationally and internationally,” said Thomas E. Wolfe, President and CEO of Ziebart International Corp.
Prior to his promotion, Patterson served as Vice President and Treasurer of Ziebart International Corporation. In this role, he established sound financial practices and reporting methods for the company’s domestic and international operations. Financial controls have allowed for Ziebart’s year-after-year profit growth and reinvestment in cutting-edge proprietary products and expanded services.
Patterson joined Ziebart International Corp. in 2005 as Director of Finance from Prestolite Wire Corp., a Tier 1 automotive wire supplier, where he was employed for over 25 years, most recently as Corporate Controller.
Ziebart International Corporation represents a global franchise network of vehicle appearance and protection services for over 56 years. Kurt Ziebart, the corporation’s founder, rust protected his first vehicle in 1954 and established the business in Detroit, Michigan in 1959. The corporation currently operates over 400 locations in 34 countries with over 800 processing centers worldwide.