WAUKEGAN, IL – February 23, 2018 – Glenn Spungen, President and Principal of PEER Chain, the family-owned and personally managed leading industrial chain and sprocket provider, announces the promotion of Chuck Briere to the position of Vice President of Strategic Alliances. In this position, he will pursue alliances and partnerships with strategically important accounts on both a national and global level.
“Chuck has proven to be a wealth of industry knowledge and contacts. He already has propelled our sales team with his leadership,” Spungen said at a recent company function to honor Briere’s promotion. “Now we can’t wait to see what Chuck will do as we shift his focus to strategically important accounts.”
Briere has been with PEER Chain since 2014, serving in the role of National Sales & Relationships Director. He has more than 43 years of experience in the Power Transmission Industry, focusing nearly the last 20 years on applications using engineering, roller, environmental, specialty and other types of industrial chain. Importantly, much of Briere’s time was involved in strategic planning for both the Distributor and Original Equipment Manufacturer markets.
“I’m just excited about these new opportunities and to be part of PEER Chain’s major growth,” Briere says. “This is the culmination of a lifetime’s hard work, and I couldn’t be prouder to have the trust and support of the Spungen family to represent them on this world stage.”
On the personal side, Briere has four children and eight grandchildren. He enjoys golfing, reading, hiking and playing with his grandchildren. Although officially a retired Colonel after serving 35 years in the United States Army Reserve, he carries his passion and respect for our military in his everyday life, which greatly benefits the PEER culture.
PEER Chain’s personal commitment is to pinpoint our customer’s best solution. With decades of experience serving customers in the industrial supply industry, Briere is set to deliver on PEER Chain’s promises of product genius and over-the-top service to keep our customers running.