FT. SMITH, Ark.–Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company has hired Chad Van Kooten as the new regional sales manager of its Midwest foam division.
In his new position, Van Kooten is responsible for all aspects of sales at Hickory Springs’ foam complexes here and in Arlington, Texas.
Van Kooten has more than 20 years of sales and operational experience in both the logistics and pharmaceutical industries. Most recently, he served as executive vice president and chief sales officer for USA Truck.
“We’re very excited to have Chad join us as our new regional sales manager,” said David Duncan, vice president of the Western foam division. “We look forward to seeing how his diverse background and extensive experience will help us open up new markets and revenue streams for the midwest foam division.”