Eriez promotes John Blicha

Eriez has promoted John Blicha to vice-president, global marketing and brand management.

John Blicha

Blicha will lead the company’s marketing and go-to-market sales strategies. 

Blicha joined Eriez in 2012 as marketing communications manager and served most recently as senior director, global marketing and brand management.

“John has made significant contributions to the company throughout his career at Eriez,” said president and CEO Lukas Guenthardt.

“With his tenacity and talent, he has built and shaped a dynamic global marketing team that is well-prepared to successfully lead the organization into the future. During his time with Eriez, John has helped to grow the company’s revenue and maximize its market share, while also improving the customer experience and elevating the Eriez brand on the worldwide stage.”

He adds, “In his new role, John’s aptitude for change management and innovative approaches to marketing and sales strategies will further strengthen Eriez’ ability to design and deliver the right solutions to our global markets.”  

Blicha holds two degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania: a Bachelor of Science in marketing and a Bachelor of Science in management. He earned a master’s degree in business administration from California University of Pennsylvania. 

Established in 1942, and based in Erie, Pennsylvania, Eriez manufactures magnetic separation, flotation, metal detection, and material handling equipment.