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Akron Brass Appoints New European Sales Manager

 Ohio fire industry manufacturer grows presence in Europe

Wooster, Ohio (September 30, 2013) – Akron Brass Company, a leader in high performance firefighting equipment, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Frank Lieber, who joins Akron’s sales team as the Regional Sales Manager for Europe. 

Lieber is based out of Germany and will lead initiatives to further develop this region which remains a key strategy for Akron Brass. He will be responsible for managing the Northern, Central, and Southern European sales territories with goals of expanding sales and market share while building new customer relationships.

Bringing over 15 years of management and sales experience, Lieber holds a Master of International Management (MBA) from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, AZ and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University.

Akron Brass’s Vice President of International Sales, Fabio Ferrari added, “We are thrilled to add Frank to our experienced sales team. He brings a strong and diverse sales management background to the organization providing an unparalleled level of service.”

Prior to joining Akron Brass, Lieber was the Global Sales Leader with Honeywell’s Division of Aerospace where he managed a team of 14 associates and generated more than $100M in revenue.

Akron Brass employs the largest factory direct sales representatives in the fire industry. For more information about Akron Brass, visit


About Akron Brass Company

Founded in 1918, Akron Brass is a worldwide marketer and manufacturer of high performance life-safety, firefighting and emergency response equipment. Markets served consist of fire & rescue, petro-chemical, marine, military, airports, mining, specialty vehicles and bus & pupil transportation.  A Premier Farnell Company, Akron Brass is ISO 9001: 2008 registered and has an excellent reputation for developing and manufacturing innovative products. Headquartered in Wooster, OH, Akron Brass has additional manufacturing facilities in Columbus, OH and Washington, IL, with sales offices in Beijing, China and Dubai, UAE.

Media Contact:

Kim Morrow, Director of Marketing



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