Rebecca Herwick is President and CEO of Global Products, Inc. (Started in 1983)
In 1983, Rebecca L. Herwick, became partner in a motorcycleaccessory distribution company. She soon decided to establish it as a manufacturing facility and was instrumentally involved in securing the Harley-Davidson’s license. Rebecca has over 20 years of experience in the promotional products industry and ten years of distribution experience outside the United States. She demonstrates exceptional leadership through the expansion of Global Products international distribution capabilities through the addition of wholly owned subsidiaries located in Munich, Germany and Canada.
She is an avid motorcycle enthusiast who bought her first Harley in college — a 1976 Sportster. Since then her passion for Harley-Davidson and the lifestyle have only grown. Rebecca promotes the AMA Flat Track Series through sponsorship of Nichole Cheza. Socially, Rebecca Herwick is a self-described rebel who is open and enjoys all people. She is a proud mother of two adult sons, James Dean and John David. She recently has enrolled in Harvard University to further her knowledge of the global marketing strategy.
Global Products was named one of the Top 10 Largest Women-Owned Businesses based on 2005 revenue by St. Louis Business Journal, St. Louis Top Woman Business Owner in March 2006 by St. Louis Small Business Monthly, and Employer of the Year for 2005 by the Governor’s Council on Disability.
Being wholly owned and controlled by a woman, Global Products received WBENC certification in March 2002. Rebecca joined the St. Louis WPO in August 2002 and she became a Platinum WPO member in November 2002. She is a member of the World Trade Center St. Louis, St. Peters Chamber of Commerce, the SGIA, PPAI, ASI, and American Motorcycle Association. Rebecca has two sons, James Dean and John David, who she is very proud of and are preparing to take over the ship when and if she retires. For more information, visit: http://www.globalproductsinc.com
Note: Rebecca is one of WE Magazine for Women’s Top 100 Women in Ecommerce™ for 2012. To read about the other 99 women, visit (PDF): http://bit.ly/whoswho2012 or (turning page): http://bit.ly/wewhoswho2012