Stark Manufacturing Names Key Account General Manager

Rene Dubois will be responsible for developing Stark’s Key Account Customer base, supporting technology initiatives, and aligning business activities with commercial and industrial vehicle OEs.

Stark Manufacturing, based in Paris, AR, announces the appointment of Rene Dubois as Key Account General Manager in charge of leading the company’s strategic business development of tube/hose assemblies for today’s commercial vehicles and the future in e-mobility.

Dubois joins Stark from Continental ContiTech where he served as North America Sales Manager. At ContiTech, he headed the Engine Drivetrain segment in the Commercial and Industrial Vehicle market, together with key account teams, building strategic plans and delivering unique solutions. He will report to, and collaborate closely with Rachel Mize, Stark’s President.

“Rene brings a wealth of technical knowledge, industry experience, and a global outlook that fits perfectly into Stark Manufacturing’s growth plan. As Stark looks forward to supporting emerging technologies in the commercial and industrial vehicle space, as well as building upon our 40 year history as a world class provider of fluid conveyance solutions, we know Rene will be a key part of our team’s success.”

Dubois will develop from Stark’s existing Key Account base, supporting new production and technology initiatives, and aligning business activities as a turnkey Tier 1 supplier of hose assemblies for commercial and industrial vehicle OEs. He holds an MBA in Global Management and BS in Industrial Engineering.