John Erickson is the President and CEO of Product Resources.
John has over 20 years of engineering, engineering management and corporate management experience with Product Resources.
Prior to Product Resources, he was employed at Ionics, Inc. (Watertown, MA) as the Product Engineering Manager. As one of Ionics’ water treatment systems experts, he traveled around the US, Europe, and the Middle East to manage the installation and commissioning of multi-million-gallon per day treatment plants for various industrial and public water customers.
He was directly responsible for managing the product engineering department which had the responsibility to design, develop and document Ionics’ standard product line of EDR (Electro-Dialysis Reversal) water treatment systems.
These systems involved all of the pumping, piping, process control, power distribution, and instrumentation required to de-mineralize water.
John began his career after graduation from college as a “toolpusher” for a drilling contractor in the offshore oil industry in New Orleans, LA. The toolpusher is responsible for managing drilling operations on the rig. These operations included supplying the rig with material and provisions, organizing the crew to operate and maintain the rig, and most importantly, to drill a hole in the ocean floor to explore for gas and oil.
John lives in Middleton, MA with his wife Mary Ann and children Jane and Will. He has been a member of the Middleton Finance Committee since 1998.
He is a 1981 graduate of M.I.T. with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.