Bluff Manufacturing, provider of Material Handling and Warehouse Safety Equipment to companies throughout the U.S, Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean and South America, announced two new sales managers for the company:Joe Howeth and Charlie Wood.
Both bring a proven sales track record, strong management skills and professional training to the company. Mr. Howeth will serve as Regional Sales Manager - South and West, based in Texas and Mr. Wood will serve as Regional Sales Manager - Midwest and Canada, based in Michigan. They join Jay Bodnar, Regional Sales Manager - Northeast.
Joe Howeth was most recently a National Delivery Systems Sales Manager and Business Development Manager with Magline, Inc., where he set the company on track toward a new company sales record of $5 million+ total delivery system revenue. He spearheaded the establishment of a new sales division for Magline, Inc, that now represents 25 percent of total revenue. Howeth's previous experience includes Sales Management positions with President Baking/Keebler Cookies and Pepsi Bottling Group. In 2000, Howeth was named Southwest District Manager of the Year for the Dallas region for President Baking/Keebler Cookies.
With more than 15 years experience in sales and working with top companies, Charlie Wood was most recently a national sales manager with Sentry Protection Products, where he increased product sales over 30 percent in the U.S. and over 34 percent overall in North America. Mr. Wood has won top sales awards throughout his career, such as first in percent growth for multiple years, first in new product sales, and largest single sale of Line Side product in Unex company history in 2008. He is a goal-oriented individual with the ability to complete comple projects from concept to operation and a strong desire to continue to be first in sales.
Joe and Charlie are great additions to Bluff Manufacturing not only because of their exceptional sales background but because of the high integrity with which they operate. Hiring these two to round out our Outside Sale Team is key to meeting our mission of providing the best customer service," states Andrea Curreri, president of Bluff Manufacturing.