DURAND, Wis. (Feb. 17, 2012) — Bauer Built Inc. has named Jim Fenn, an executive for more than 30 years with the Durand-based distributor, to the newly created post of executive vice president—business development.
Bauer Built said the new position will enhance its strategies to expand and grow its business across the Midwest. Mr. Fenn's duties will include seeking out and finding new business opportunities through acquisitions, start-ups and joint ventures.
Mr. Fenn began his career in the tire industry in 1969 working for the former Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. before joining Bauer Built in 1981, where he has held various positions. He most recently served as executive vice president of marketing and logistics.
Bauer Built has 29 retail stores, seven retread plants and nine cpmmercial distribution centers for new and retreaded tires and related products and services across the Midwest.