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Elkhart Brass announces a new OEM Account Manager, Strategic Development Manager for National accounts and realignment of Regional Sales territories

Elkhart Brass, a leading provider of smart solutions for the fire fighting industry, announced the reassignment of Tom Negley, Midwest Regional Sales Manager, to OEM Account Manager.

Tom’s position has been created to support our growing OEM Market. Elkhart plans to continue adding resources to better serve our customers. He will be responsible for handling a group of our larger fire apparatus manufacturers.

Tom joined Elkhart Brass in February 2009. Prior to this, Negley spent 31 years in the fire service, including 8 years as Fire Chief.

Jerry Herbst has also been assigned to a new position, Strategic Development Manager for National accounts. Jerry will currently be assigned to key National accounts and Elkhart’s Government Sales partner, Protect the Force.

Previously, Herbst was the Elkhart Brass Sales manager in our Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. Jerry’s experience in his business and Fire Service careers provide a broad understanding of the industry from the supply and distribution perspective as well as providing a working knowledge of applications and the end users product experience, a strong value resource in the development of our key National relationships.

Negley and Herbst will both still report to Scott Warbritton, Director of US Sales. “We have created these positions as we grow and strive to continually innovate to better serve our customers and industry.”

Additionally, in order to accommodate these changes, our current domestic regional sales managers have assumed portions of the territories previously covered by Negley and Herbst. To find your OEM Account Manager or Regional Sales Manager, please visit http://www.elkhartbrass.com/pages/inquiries-sales

About Elkhart Brass
A family-owned company since its founding in 1902, Elkhart Brass Mfg. Co., Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high-performance firefighting equipment. Elkhart Brass manufactures a wide range of products primarily for firefighting applications, including water cannons, nozzles, fireground appliances, foam eductors, apparatus valves and fittings, plus accessories for many of these components.

Posted: May. 6, 2011