Automotive Purchasing Executive in Florida
About Wesley Hutchings
Throughout his career in automotive parts supply, Wesley Hutchings
has commanded an in-depth knowledge of the industry. He currently
serves as vice president of purchasing for Hutchings Automotive Products
in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in which role he oversees all materials
sourcing as well as contract negotiations with producers. Wesley
Hutchings supplies a client base of original equipment manufacturers
(OEMs) that includes General Motors, Chrysler, and Ford.
A native of Pontiac, Michigan, Wesley Hutchings entered the automotive industry in 1968 as an employee of S&H Fabricating and Engineering. He learned the basics of the business from his father, the company's founder, and began to gather leadership experience at a young age. In the early 1980s, Wes Hutchings attended the University of Central Florida, where he studied business management. In the company, he advanced through positions in production control and international marketing before assuming his current role in 1998, which he maintained throughout the dissolution of S&H Fabricating and the founding of the company that is active today. A loving father as well, he raises his three children alongside his wife, Rachel.