Tara Pool & Outdoor Products, a leading manufacturer of vinyl pool liners, pool safety covers and sun shades, is excited to announce the recent appointment of Jerry Pilman as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). With over 25 years of diverse experience across various industries, Jerry is set to bring a wealth of knowledge and a fresh perspective to the Tara team.
Jerry's illustrious career spans the automotive, commercial refrigeration, and lumber and building materials sectors. He has served in pivotal leadership roles within operations, supply chain, continuous improvement, and as an implementer for EOS. Jerry holds a Bachelor of Science in Technical Management from Devry University and an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management.
Jerry believes that his experience across various industries has provided him with a unique perspective on systems and processes. This diverse background equips him to tackle opportunities with a distinctive approach. He recognizes the need for Tara to be forward-looking and embrace change, especially as the company grows. Jerry places great emphasis on trust, open communication, and alignment with the company's core values as fundamental pillars for success. Jerry notes, "People support a world they help create."
Regarding the challenges in the pool industry, Jerry draws from his extensive background to assert that while challenges might differ across industries, the approach and tools to overcome them are consistent. He highlights the importance of understanding challenges, facilitating open communication, and involving the team in the decision-making process.
Jerry's appointment is a testament to Tara Pool & Outdoor Products' commitment to driving growth, fostering innovation, and staying ahead in the dynamic pool industry.
For more information or press inquiries, please contact: Thomas Kennedy, Marketing Director, at (256)725-2500 ext. 320 or email him at [email protected].