As part of Taylor-Wharton’s continued investment in product improvement capability to build customer confidence, the company is pleased to announce two recent leadership appointments and a key new hire to the organisation.
John Wimberley has been promoted to the newly created role of Global Package Gas Product Manager in the Industrial Gas business in Theodore, Alabama. Wimberley has been with Taylor-Wharton for twenty-one years with direct work experience in the Asia region since 2006 in a variety of business development and product management roles, most recently as General Manager of Operations-China. He will be focused on the expansion of the company’s global micro-bulk platform and re-design of the beverage carbonation line. Wimberley is an experienced engineer with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA who brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in this industry to the new role.
Fang Ying has been promoted to the role of General Manager - China. Ying has a long and successful track record with Taylor Wharton Beijing in Sales, Operations and Customer Service. She has been with Taylor-Wharton for fifteen years and has been integral to its success in China. Prior to her career at Taylor-Wharton, Ying worked in the environmental safety market. With the majority of her experience in sales, her focus on customers will be critical to increasing market share and overall customer satisfaction in that region. Fang Ying graduated from Hefei Industrial University with a major in the field of Environmental Engineering.
These changes mark a significant shift in Taylor-Wharton’s business operation and will be instrumental in the enhancement of its global product strategy to better serve customers and partners worldwide.
Taylor-Wharton Cryogenics Appoints Tony Litwinchuk as Key Account Sales Manager for North America:
Tony Litwinchuk has been appointed Key Account Sales Manager for Taylor-Wharton Cryogenics North America. Litwinchuk has held senior executive sales positions at both Airgas, Inc. as Area Vice President and National Account Manager and also at Toll Gas and Welding Minneapolis, MN, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Litwinchuk brings twenty-eight years of industrial gas experience to his new Taylor-Wharton role. He has in-depth knowledge of industrial and medical gas containment equipment and their numerous applications. Litwinchuk will be responsible for the sale of Taylor-Wharton’s cryogenic industrial gas containment products including bulk cryogenic storage vessels, micro bulk vessels, portable liquid cylinders, beverage carbonation cylinders and laser equipment.
Litwinchuk is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Green Bay with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. He is a resident of Minnesota and will work out of the new corporate headquarters for Taylor-Wharton in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
In this new role, he will focus on supporting Airgas, a long-term customer, throughout the United States as well as targeted independent distributors in the western region. Litwinchuk has worked from both corporate and independent distributor platforms which makes him exceptionally qualified to understand the requirements of the diversified North American customer base.
Taylor-Wharton is engaged in implementing an organisational change transitioning from a commodity-product focus to a diversified value-based product offering. His vast technical product expertise will enable him to address the customers’ application needs through his solution-oriented focus.
TW Cryogenics LLC designs and manufacturers a comprehensive range of stationary bulk and portable cryogenic storage systems for gas and liquid applications. The company, which traces its roots to 1742, operates manufacturing and warehouse facilities in the United States, Malaysia, China, Slovak Republic, Germany, and Australia; thereby being strategically positioned to support the world’s major industrial markets. The extensive Taylor-Wharton product range includes cryogenic bulk tanks, micro-bulk tanks, transportable liquid cylinders, LNG (liquefied natural gas) storage and application systems, cryogenic beverage carbonation vessels, and freezers and dewars for cryopreservation.
Taylor-Wharton recently relocated the corporate headquarters to Minnetonka, MN, under the leadership of Eric Rottier, who was appointed CEO in May of 2012.