Starting July 2017, Michael W. Leonard began his role as Sales & Marketing Director for Flow-Rite Controls. In this position, Michael will oversee all sales, marketing, and customer service efforts for Flow-Rite’s battery maintenance and marine businesses.

“Flow-Rite is thrilled to be able to add a skillful businessman with deep industry knowledge to our team,” said Todd Hart, Executive Vice President. “As Sales & Marketing Director, Mike will work closely with our talented sales team to grow sales and harvest product ideas from those who best know what is needed, our partners.” Michael brings over 27 years of experience and senior leadership from the battery industry into his new role at Flow- Rite. He was previously employed with Johnson Controls as their Director of OE Sales & Engineering. Before that, he worked with Exide Technologies as a Director for their Electric Vehicle Programs.

“I am excited to leverage my experience in the industry to make a significant contribution to build on Flow- Rite’s success” said Michael. “I look forward to joining one of Michigan’s Best and Brightest organizations, and to work with its winning team.” For more information, please visit or call 616-583-1700.