John Eichenlaub

President of Fence, Solar & Mechanical

John Eichenlaub currently serves as President of the fence, solar and mechanical business units for Zekelman Industries. He is responsible for business unit P&L, sales and marketing, and for Wheatland Tube operating facilities in Chicago, Illinois; Blytheville, Arkansas; and Birmingham, Alabama.

John began serving as Vice President of Sales for fence and mechanical products at Wheatland Tube in 2018. He held positions in manufacturing, sales and distribution for security and pipe products prior to Zekelman.

Before entering the security and pipe markets, his career was focused on operations and safety management. John is a proud veteran of the United States Navy.

“I really do approach my job from the customer’s point of view. I spend a lot of time trying to make sure I understand what the customer needs, and not just what they’re ordering. What their actual wants, their needs, their desires are. And, is there a way for us to satisfy that.”

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