Personnel Announcement for Further Customer Focus
Monday, January 22, 2007
Wooster, Ohio - Today Akron Brass announced that they were adding to their sales and support organization to provide even more customer focus and service in several markets. These changes will be effective January 29, 2007.
For the OEM market, Akron Brass has made the following appointments:
Kent Anselmi has been appointed OEM Account Manager and will be responsible for managing those customer accounts in the North / Central region of the U.S. Kent has worked with Akron Brass for approximately 3 years as a Municipal District Sales Representative.
Butch Momchilov will also become an OEM Account Manager and will be responsible for managing those accounts in the Southeast region of the U.S. Joining the company approximately 9 years ago, Butch has most recently served as a Product Manager at Akron Brass.
Next, Tim Van Fleet has been promoted to the position of Director OEM Sales and will retain responsibility for his own accounts in the Midwest US as well as leading the OEM sales team focused on the Fire Apparatus OEM market.
In addition, Roger Beckler has been promoted to the position of Director OEM Sales and will be responsible for his own accounts as well as leading the team with responsibility for the Ambulance, Bus, and Specialty Vehicle OEM customers.
Beyond these appointments, Randy Smith has joined Akron Brass as a District Sales Representative covering North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Randy has extensive prior experience in the industry.
And finally, Jeff Benson has been named Product Support Manager and will be responsible for the critical tasks of providing technical support to Akron Brass customers. Jeff has most recently served as a District Sales Representative with Akron Brass and has a strong electrical engineering background.
For questions, please contact Rick Singer, Vice-President of North American Sales at 800-228-1161, extension 7023.
Founded in 1918, Akron Brass is a worldwide marketer and manufacturer of high performance fire fighting and emergency rescue equipment. A Premier Farnell company, Akron Brass is ISO 9001: 2000 registered and has an excellent reputation for developing and manufacturing innovative products.