Sarasota, FL, January 30, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- As Sales Manager Professional Division, John will lead all Professional Division sales strategies and tactics, calling on distributors in the industrial, construction, janitorial supply, and mill and mining sectors, and directing a sales force of manufacturer representatives.
With a background in wholesale distribution, both as a Branch Manager and a Territory Sales Representative, John Geatches brings an understanding of sales to the professional market and end users in commercial, industrial and MRO segments. Most recently as the District Sales Manager with Lochinvar Corporation, headquartered in Lebanon, Tennessee, John was responsible for territory sales growth and business development in Northern and Central Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Having earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from St. Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois, John brings nearly 25 years of experience in growing sales through the distribution channel.
H.D. Hudson Manufacturing Company is the world’s leading manufacturer of innovative, high quality, consumer and commercial sprayers and sprayer systems. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and with manufacturing in the United States, Mexico and Asia, H.D. Hudson was founded in 1905 and serves the consumer, professional, international and global public health markets.
“We are very pleased to have John Geatches with us at H.D. Hudson Manufacturing Company, and look forward to the skills he brings with him to help grow our market share in the professional market sector,” stated Gene Short, Marketing and Sales Manager, Consumer and Professional Divisions.
About Brooke Chase Associates, Inc.
Brooke Chase Associates, Inc. is the premier executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of executive management professionals within the building materials and kitchen/bath industries. Established in 1980, Brooke Chase Associates, Inc. has offices in Chicago, Birmingham, Charlotte, San Francisco and its Corporate Headquarters in Sarasota, FL.