Melanie Hellwig White will take on the role of president of Hellwig Suspension Products and Mark Hellwig will be the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.
Visalia, California (May, 2018) – Hellwig Suspension Products, an industry leading manufacturer of towing, hauling and performance suspension products, has announced the promotions of its two senior employees. Melanie Hellwig White has been promoted to president and Mark Hellwig has been named the new CEO of Hellwig Suspension Products.
As a family owned and operated business for over 70 years, Hellwig has been proudly manufacturing its precision-engineered suspension products in the United States at its facility in Visalia, California, producing suspension components for everything from military and fleet applications to the performance automotive, truck, off-road and RV markets.
While serving as vice president, White implemented an effective marketing strategy for the company and helped solidify its brand identity. As the fourth generation in the Hellwig family to work for the company, White forged new paths for the company by actively volunteering time with Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) trade organization and participating in the SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN) and Light Truck Accessory Alliance (LTAA).
As the first female president at Hellwig, White will usher in a new era of leadership for the company and grow the company she and her family helped build. While president, White plans to expand the company’s aftermarket presence as well as continue to develop Hellwig’s OE and military offerings.
Mark Hellwig has ascended to CEO of Hellwig Suspension Products after serving as president for 25 years. Hellwig ingratiated himself in the business at an early age, helping his father in the shop until becoming an expert in the field and industry. As CEO, Hellwig will continue to innovate and advance the company’s product line while also expanding the applications for Hellwig’s products.
“It’s truly an honor to take over the family business,” said Melanie Hellwig White, president of Hellwig Suspension Products. “Our success has been the result of blood, sweat and tears of four generations of Hellwigs and I can’t wait to leave my mark. My father and I will continue to provide the highest-quality products possible while leading Hellwig Suspension Products into the future.”
For more information on Hellwig Suspension Products, Melanie Hellwig White, Mark Hellwig, the Hellwig family and Hellwig’s complete line of load and sway control products, visit www.HellwigProducts.com.
ABOUT HELLWIG PRODUCTS
A family owned business for 72 years, Hellwig Products specializes in American made, precision engineered products. This 4th generation California family run company started in 1946 selling helper springs to customers door to door. In the 72 years since, Hellwig Products continues to help enthusiasts with all their suspension needs. Hellwig is constantly improving their products to develop the best performance suspension parts in the industry. For more information please visit www.HellwigProducts.com.