Hopkins Names J. Scott Mosteller to Senior Vice President of Operations
Emporia, KS, July 9, 2020 – Hopkins Manufacturing Corporation announces the addition of J. Scott Mosteller as Senior Vice President – Operations. Scott will have responsibility for all supply chain, manufacturing, and distribution operations for Hopkins, including those in Emporia, KS, Edgerton, KS, Miami, OK, Juarez, Mexico, Ningbo, China and Blenheim, Ontario. Scott will be responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction, managing inventory investment and optimizing costs across the system.
Scott brings to Hopkins an exceptional background in operations, including experience in the automotive aftermarket; this experience spans operations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia in sourcing, distribution and manufacturing. Most recently, Scott was the Corporate Vice President of Supply Chain for Genuine Parts Company (GPC), a global leader in automotive, industrial and office products, including the NAPA distribution network; Scott was with GPC for 13 years, including time in a newly acquired business in Australia and as President of their Rayloc Division. Prior to GPC, Scott owned his own sourcing and distribution consulting firm. He also has held a number of operational positions with the Russell Corporation, DeSoto Mills, Simpson Performance Products and Sara Lee.
Hopkins, based in Emporia Kansas since 1953, is the #1 seller of vehicle cleaning tools, towing electrical, fluid management tools and winter snow and ice products in North America. You can learn more about Hopkins and all of their leading brands at www.HopkinsMfg.com or www.HopkinsCanada.com.
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