A first born sets the pace in the family. Firstborns are therefore expected to exhibit a great sense of responsibility. In most cases, if the firstborn fails to set a good example, then there is a high chance that fellow siblings will be irresponsible too.
Being the oldest son of his father, Richard DeVos, Dick DeVos had a lot to acquire. He was exposed to taking responsibilities and handling business deals at a very young age. His father was the co-founder of the privately owned Amway Corporation.
Amway Corporation is a form of a sales company distributing personal care products as well as its health through dealers. The final level dealers benefit from the products as the company works in a form of a chain; first dealers sell to the second traders, who sell to the third, all through until it reaches the final dealers.
Dick joined this company in 1974 where he performed various responsibilities in different departments. Dick was a man of high intelligence and a vast mind. He gained an enormous experience from the corporation and went ahead to establish his new business venture.
In 1989, Dick started The Windquest Group, which was a company dealing with manufacturing and marketing of storage and closet organizers. However, two years later he came back to Amway Corporation and became the president, succeeding his father.
In 2002, he fully decided to dedicate his time to his company, The Windquest Group. Being a busy man, Dick DeVos has hired a new CEO so as to ensure efficient learning of The Stow Company Inc. It forms part of the Windquest group and is one of the biggest companies that DeVos own.
Phil Dolci was appointed as the new CEO. Dolci succeeds Frank Newman. Frank will, however, act as a chief adviser to the board members. Phil is said to be a leader with a vast experience. He has also dealt with consumer products, manufacturing, and marketing.
He was the former CEO of Crosman Corporation. The corporation led in global designs, manufacturing, and supply of products for shooting sports. Dick is positive that Phil has the required knowledge and will there for taking The Stow Company a notch higher.
He is expected to lead the company into a new era of sustainability and success.