A B Graphic International (ABG) has expanded its US sales team to support ongoing growth in the region by moving Jim Kehring from technical sales into the new position of west coast regional sales manager.
Kehring will be covering Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington State and will report directly to Al Spendlow, ABG’s managing director in the US. Kehring began his ABG career as a field service technician, moving into the position of strategic partner coordinator, where he was a central point of contact for the key partners in the country. His role evolved into technical sales before moving into his current regional sales manager appointment.
Commenting on his appointment, Kehring said: ‘As a regional sales manager, I’m looking forward to utilizing my accumulated technical knowledge and appetite for innovation to assist customers with the market-leading finishing solutions that ABG has to offer.’
Kehring will be providing ABG’s customers with his expertise across a wide range of equipment, including digital print finishing, automatic winding machines, winding and inspection machines, conventional web processing, camera inspection, special applications, and special equipment.
‘I am delighted that Jim has moved into this key appointment and feel that he’s perfectly suited to managing this growing customer portfolio,’ added Spendlow. ‘With his technical background and a wealth of industry and application knowledge, he will be able to hit the ground running and make an instant impact.’