Hopkins Mfg. Corp. has announced the addition of Vince Callaghan to vice president of information technology. Callaghan will be responsible for all company information tools, communication systems, computer systems and networks; and he will ensure the proper security of the company’s information assets. He will take on the challenge of planning the information technology future to support the next levels of growth for Hopkins, be an advocate for the implementation of new tools and technologies to advance the company and increase efficiency, while continuing to support current operations.
Callaghan has a deep background in IT leadership, his new company said, with an extensive background in ERP and WMS systems and automotive manufacturing. Most recently, he was information technology director for NBHX Trim, a Tier 1 automotive and white goods supplier, where he implemented a new ERP system. Before NBHX, Callaghan was the IT director for AEL-SPAN LLC, a third-party logistics provider, and prior to that a consultant providing IT and financial solutions across manufacturing and service companies.