Leadership Team

At Bedford Technology, a Tangent Technologies company, we are proud to employ the industry’s most enthusiastic and dedicated individuals. We are all passionate about what we do, and every one of us is responsible for providing the best quality HDPE plastic products in the industry and the continued success of Bedford Technology.

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Jeff Breitzman

CEO & President

Jeff Breitzman was appointed to the position of CEO and President of Bedford Technology on November 1, 2016 after being the President and COO for the past 7 years.  Mr. Breitzman is a voting member of the Board of Directors.  Before being the President of Bedford Technology he has been an accomplished and versatile corporate and executive leader, Mr. Breitzman was the President of Rainbow Play Systems a Brookings, SD based playground manufacturer, from 2004- 2008 & an executive with Daktronic from 2009-2010 where he lead strategic sourcing efforts. During his tenure at Rainbow, Mr. Breitzman championed the transformation of Rainbow’s manufacturing, sourcing, and distribution network.  Prior to Rainbow Play Systems he was an executive with Huffy sports where he was a Vice President of Engineering and Product Development for multiple products.  Mr. Breitzman is a graduate of University of Wisconsin, where he received a B.S., and later earning an MBA degree.

James D. Watson

Vice President, Engineering

James Watson was appointed to Vice President, Engineering of Bedford Technology in October 2017. Watson oversees both Product Development and Manufacturing Engineering and works to advance Bedford Technology’s unique competitive advantage for customers in the marine, industrial, agricultural markets and beyond with innovative and quality structural plastic lumber solutions. Previously, Mr. Watson served as Vice President of Product Development and Innovation for Textron’s Sherman+Reilly Division, where he was responsible for managing all product innovation and new product development activities. Before assuming his more recent roles, Watson served as Director of New Product Development for Office Depot’s Private Brands Group and Director of Research & Development for the PolyVision division of Steelcase, Inc., where he lead the product development activities for both companies. He also spent seven years in technical management roles with Black & Decker, Inc. Mr. Watson holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering from Virginia Tech, and a graduate degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University.