Wes Pringle named President of Fluke Corporation
Everett, WA - Wes Pringle has been named President of Fluke Corporation. Pringle, who has been serving as President of Fluke Industrial, is now responsible for all Fluke global businesses, including Fluke Calibration, Fluke Biomedical and Fluke Automation. Pringle succeeds Barbara Hulit, Fluke President since 2004.
Pringle joined Fluke in 2012 from Whirlpool Corp. where he was the senior vice president of Integrated Business Units and was responsible for several consumer and commercial businesses. Prior to his tenure with Whirlpool, he spent more than ten years with major-brand corporations Warner Lambert, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson. He held progressively larger international leadership roles culminating in President/General Manager for Consumer Healthcare USA for Johnson & Johnson.
"I'm proud to be a part of this business and this team," said Pringle. "Years ago our founder promised to give our customers a little more than they expected to receive. This is still what we focus on today."
Fluke Corporation names Ernie Lauber Vice President, Americas
Fluke Corporation has also named Ernie Lauber Vice President, Americas. Lauber succeeds Dominic Ivankovich, who becomes President of Fluke Portfolio Brands. All country managers in North and South America will report to Lauber, including the United States sales organization. Fluke has subsidiaries in Canada and Brazil, as well as robust distributor relationships throughout Central and South America.
Lauber comes to Fluke from Matco Tools, where he served as Senior Vice President of Sales since March 2010. Lauber joined Matco in 1997, starting as a product manager and proceeding to hold multiple roles, including Team Leader Operations, Director of Marketing, and Vice President of Marketing and E-commerce.
"Matco experienced unprecedented growth under Ernie's leadership," said Fluke President Wes Pringle. "But more than that, having worked alongside him, I know Ernie is a truly exceptional leader. At Matco, he assembled a strong team and delivered innovative customer offerings. This new role is a perfect fit for Ernie and Fluke, and I am excited for him to begin his work."
These appointments coincide with Fluke's 65th year in business.