The company has expanded its sales team this year from three regional sales managers to eight regional sales managers across the country, a key account executive and a new Vice President of Sales.
“Our team has a tremendous amount of sales experience across many industrial markets. They bring a wealth of knowledge in managing OEM and distributor relationships,” a company spokesman said.
“We are confident that our newly expanded team located in regions across the US will enable us to better meet the needs of our entire customer base and expand into new industries and markets,” said Ron Auletta, CEO & President.
Mike Palinkas, Vice President, Sales
Prior to Sherwood, Mike served as vice president of sales for a manufacturer of different types of instrumentation fittings and valves.Mike’s experience includes managing relationships with manufacturing representatives, distributors and end users in steel mills, paper mills, power plants, pharmaceutical companies and other industrial markets. Mike is fluent in Spanish with sales experience both in the US and abroad. In addition, he previously managed ISO 9001 quality systems and embraces continual improvement. Mike holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from The University of Akron, and a B.A. in Spanish.
Tim Madden, Key Account Manager
Tim joined Sherwood Valve in 2011. Prior to joining Sherwood, he held positions as a national sales manager for compressed gas industry companies and has over 10 years of experience selling compressed gas valves, fittings, fill plant components and manifold systems both domestically and internationally. Tim also managed one of the most profitable product lines inside a multi-billion dollar aerospace component business with P&L responsibility for the design, manufacture and distribution of highly engineered mechanical controls used on commercial and defense platforms. Tim graduated from Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management, with a B.S. in Business Management and an MBA in Entrepreneurship.
There are also new roles for Gregg Carr, Dan Ellsworth, John Foster, Arnie Lockstein, Bill Matson, Johnny Musgrove, Rob Sufana, and Mark Vozar.
About Sherwood Valve
Sherwood Valve, LLC is the world’s leading provider of system-critical compressed gas solutions serving blue-chip bulk and specialty gas manufacturers, distributors and storage & delivery system providers (OEMs). The company is headquartered in Washington, PA, and comprised of three US manufacturing centers providing quality American made products for 90 years to the packaged gas, energy, HVAC/R, specialty gas, and life/safety markets.