Sheila Eads, President and Chief Executive Officer of ERB Industries was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), at the group's annual meeting in Arlington, VA. Craig Wallentine, Global Business Development Manager from DowDuPont, was elected Vice Chairman.
In addition, the membership elected industry leaders Brian Myers from 3M Personal Safety Division and Kelly Kolb from Kimberly-Clark Professional, to seats on the Board of Trustees.
Sheila Eads joined ERB Safety, based in Woodstock, GA, in 1995 to oversee all financial aspects of the company, and in 2002 was promoted to her current position of President and CEO. She has led the company to year-over-year revenue growth and innovation, moving the company in new market and product directions, notably in the company’s Aware Wear line of high visibility products, and the Girl Power at Work line of safety products for women. Prior to joining ERB, Eads was a senior manager at Deloitte, a global accounting and management-consulting firm.
ERB Industries is a manufacturer and distributor of safety products and hospitality apparel. ERB Safety division protects the health and safety of workers in the construction, manufacturing and industrial sector. The Fame Fabrics division provides low cost, high-quality apparel for the hospitality industry.
Craig Wallentine joined DuPont in 1989 and has had a broad range of leadership positions in the field of industrial personal protection. Particular areas of expertise are marketing leadership training and development, sales force effectiveness and channel strategy, new product development, global supply chain design, emergency event response planning and emerging region market development. Prior to joining DuPont, Wallentine worked for Exxon USA in several operational and planning roles.