Belron promotes two

November 2, 2008
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Belron US, Columbus, Ohio, promoted Shawn McClain to group warehouse manager and Eric Poderys to general manager, according to an Oct. 30 company release.
 
McClain previously worked as general manager in Columbus. His career with Belron US began through the company’s Leadership Development Series. In his new position as group warehouse manager, he will be focused on adding four new warehouses to Belron US’ operations in the northeastern part of the country. He also will assume operational responsibility for a to-be-determined number of warehouses in the northeast.
  
A seven-year veteran of the military, McClain worked for five years as a district manager in asset protection for Home Depot. He has a bachelor's degree in sociology from the Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix
  
As general manager, Poderys will be responsible for day-to-day operations of 58 employees and for growing sales and market share in an area that includes three locations throughout the central Ohio area. 
 
Poderys is a 19-year veteran of the vehicle glass industry and started with Safelite as a store manager in Columbus in 1990 and then left the company to work for Diamond Triumph Glass. When Belron US acquired Diamond Glass earlier this year, he became an area operations manager.

Poderys has a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.