BELOIT, Wis. — Brent Fox has been named chief executive officer of Hendricks Holding Co. Inc. (HHC) and has been elected to the board of directors of ABC Supply Co. Inc.
ABC Supply and HHC are affiliated through common ownership by Diane Hendricks. HHC is an investment and business development group comprised of a portfolio of 22 domestic and international companies in a wide array of business sectors, including insurance, construction, manufacturing, recycling, transportation and logistics, and pharmaceutical research.
A 30-year veteran of ABC Supply, Fox had served as the company’s vice president of national business development since 2011. He succeeds Hendricks as CEO of HHC. Hendricks will continue to serve as HHC’s chairman of the board.
“Throughout his career at ABC Supply, Brent has welcomed new challenges, accepted positions of increasing responsibility and achieved outstanding results,” said Hendricks, who also is chairman and co-founder of ABC Supply. “That experience has prepared him well for these new roles, and I am confident that he will be a success in both.”
“Brent will be an outstanding addition to ABC’s board of directors, and I look forward to his participation,” ABC Supply CEO David Luck said. “We’re delighted that we will continue to benefit from his experience, insight and perspective.”
Fox began his career with ABC Supply in 1983 as a truck driver and held a variety of branch positions before being promoted to branch manager in 1989. He joined the company’s National Support Center staff in 1994, successively serving as fleet manager, director of merchandising and purchasing, vice president of merchandising and purchasing, vice president of divisional operations and, ultimately, vice president of national business development.
A resident of Janesville, Wis., Fox was elected to the Rock County Board of Supervisors in 2010 and was re-elected in 2012. He has served on the boards of a variety of community organizations, including Southern Wisconsin AirFest, the Janesville Performing Arts Center, the Wisconsin Aviation Academy and the City of Janesville Zoning Board of Appeals.