PRADCO-Fishing appoints Director of Purchasing
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PRADCO-Fishing, the owner of some of the most recognisable lure brands in the world, has appointed Derek Hu as its Director of Purchasing.
Hu has worked in sourcing and operations for leading businesses that include Petco, Dow Chemicals, Toprising Brands and HoMedics. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Science and Technology in Anhui, China, and a Masters in Strategy and Leadership from Cal-Berkeley.
“Derek has an amazing skill-set for the company,” said Bruce Stanton, Vice President and General Manager of PRADCO-Fishing. “He is fluent in multiple languages, has a great sense of humour and massive experience in global supplier management.
“He is a tremendous fit for our company and will do tremendous things at PRADCO.”
A native of China, Hu is a naturalised US citizen. He and his family will relocate to the PRADCO-Fishing headquarters in Fort Smith, Arkansas after completion of his son’s school year. He is an avid reader and loves music of all genres.