It is with great pleasure that we announce the promotions of two strong contributors and developing leaders in our organization.
John Puening has been promoted to the position of Product Manager for Recreational Wood. In this position John will manage the Rec Wood segment that includes Portables and Performing Arts and will work closely with Marketing, Sales, Technical Service and Operations. John will also continue to oversee Wood R&D. During his 18 years with Robbins, John has always shown initiative in the performance of his duties, regularly going above and beyond to ensure that Robbins delivers innovative products to the market and quality customer service. We expect this same level of dedication and commitment to be applied in his new position.
Kevin Price has been promoted to the position of Sales Team Leader. Kevin celebrates 5 years with Robbins this month but his experience in the industry is extensive including 8 years managing the Indianapolis office of Cincinnati Floor Co., managing the sports surface division of Jack Laurie Floors and he also worked as a Regional Sales Manager for Polytan USA. In this newly created position, Kevin will work closely with Marketing and Product Management and will serve as a leadership representative for the Sales Organization. Kevin has been a successful Regional Sales Manager and brings a strong sales and business acumen to the team. We expect the same great results as Kevin transitions into this new role.
Robbins commitment of Best in Class service to our customers is as strong as ever. Please join us in congratulating John and Kevin on their promotions. We are confident in their ability to achieve the highest results in these new roles.