COOKEVILLE, TN -- (Marketwire) -- 07/24/12 -- Tutco Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of heating components for the appliance and comfort conditioning industries, announces the appointment of Sal Foley to national sales manager for its Cartridge and Band Division. In this position, Foley will be responsible for overseeing the representative base, managing key OEM accounts, and ensuring the growth and success of the division. Foley replaces Erik Henderson, who was promoted to director of sales.
"Sal brings years of professional sales experience and the character for promoting a customer-centric strategy," states Erik Henderson, director of sales, Tutco. "I am confident that he will take the Cartridge and Band Division and drive it to a level that competes with top manufacturers throughout the U.S. and Canada."
Foley comes to Tutco with more than 15 years sales experience and a successful track record of business development with industry leading companies, including converting underperforming territories into leaders and tripling the size of markets under his management. Prior to joining Tutco, Foley worked as senior account manager for Milliken & Company and as outside sales representative for Pioneer Athletics. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oregon.
"When people think of Tutco, they think of quality, great service, and fast turnaround," cites Foley. "It's my job to ensure we do everything to uphold that reputation, while expanding our offering to be a more complete heater source for our customers. I am excited to be a positive contributor within this world-class company."
Founded in 1938, Tutco, Inc. is a division of the London-based Smiths Group under the Flex-Tek Group. Tutco is the world's largest manufacturer of innovative heating components for the global appliance and HVAC markets; including the conduction heater, convection heater, complete thermal solutions, hot runner components, and temperature sensor product lines. The company holds 80% of the U.S. Patents in open coil heating technology. Tutco currently maintains a work force of 700 employees and is located in Cookeville, Tennessee.
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