Blasch Announces Promotions to Enhance Business Development Bandwidth

Albany, NY – December 16, 2019


Blasch Precision Ceramics, Inc., an expanding Albany-based manufacturing company, announces three promotions within the company:

Jeff Bolebruch has been promoted to Vice President, Global Strategic Business Development. In this role, Bolebruch is responsible for driving global business, across markets. He will manage all major external business development relationships and be responsible for evaluating potential candidates. Bolebruch has been a key member of the Blasch Sales group for nearly 30 years. In that time, he has been most responsible for creating and developing strategic relationships; while also playing a role in helping concepts become key products for the company, with new technologies such as VectorWallTM and StaBloxTM, and others. He has opened up new markets which have become essential to the company’s success. “This new role will be another critical challenge, but one that will bring us to new heights, and I am confident that Jeff will meet this challenge,” commented Jack Parrish, President and CEO of Blasch Precision Ceramics.

Jeffrey Bolebruch factory headshot

Will Russell has been promoted to lead the Sales and Marketing team, in addition to the Technical Business Development group, as our new Vice President of Sales and Business Development. In this role, Russell’s responsibilities are expanding, and he will manage the day-to-day operations of the Sales, Marketing and Business Development departments. In Will’s 9 years with Blasch, he has held a variety of positions, including leading the Engineering department, as well as the Technical Business Development team. He has handled these positions deftly, with a results orientation. “I am certain that he will continue to have great success in this role, and will lead the team in a positive manner as we maintain our upward revenue trajectory,” commented Parrish.

Will Russell factory headshot

In addition to being the Senior Market Manager for Energy and Chemical, Tim Connors has been added a new responsibility as Director of Business Development, Global Specialty Products (GSP). In this role, Connors will be responsible for and oversee the GSP division across Markets on a global basis. He will provide guidance and coaching to GSP Sales personnel, and coordinate GSP marketing strategies and implementation through our Marketing department. Tim recently celebrated his 25th anniversary with Blasch, spending the beginning of his career as a Design Engineer, and the majority of his time with the Sales Group. He has consistently been successful in managing activities efficiently, to maximize results. “Tim has great experience with our GSP team, and extensive expertise related to the array of sourced materials,” commented Jack Parrish. “He is the perfect candidate to lead the team as we endeavor to grow this division of our business.”

Tim Connors headshot