SafeWorks LLC recently hired Ruben Bake as vice president of SafeWorks International responsible for the Power Climber Wind, Power Climber and Spider brands. Based in the company’s Antwerp, Belgium, location, this role includes all business sales and operations outside of the Americas and reports to SafeWorks’ CEO Scott Farrell.
Bake joins the company from Ashland Inc. where he was the global marketing director for its U.S.-based $1 billion Performance Materials business, where he led the marketing effort to develop the global wind energy business that produces composite resins for wind turbine blades.
“Ruben’s global business development experience across reseller and end-user groups strengthens our continued market leadership in powered access solutions for renewable energy, infrastructure and construction end-markets,” said Farrell. “We are excited about the leadership he will provide to our rapidly growing international business as part of the SafeWorks team.”
Headquartered in Seattle, SafeWorks is a global leader in manufacturing and distributing powered access and safety solutions for a wide variety of energy, infrastructure, construction and restoration industries. Spider, a division of SafeWorks, is No. 71 on the RER 100.