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Flow-Rite hires new southern and central regional managers

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Flow-Rite has hired two new sales managers. Rob McKnight was hired for the position of Southern Regional Manager. His sales territory covers Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. In his role, Rob will work with existing and new distributors to increase business and educate on Flow-Rite product.

“Rob McKnight is a dynamic sales professional with 15+ years of experiencing building high growth sales with both direct and distributor sales programs,” says Sara McMurray, sales director for Flow-Rite. “Many of his former colleagues have commented on Rob’s ability to deliver results through exceptional leadership, persistence, and listening to the customers’ needs.” “I am very excited to be part of such an inventive leader in the industry,” says Rob.

Kim Parkinson was hire for the position of Central Regional Manager. His sales territory covers Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Manitoba, Canada. In his role, Kim will work with existing and new distributors to increase business and educate on Flow-Rite product.

Kim comes to Flow-Rite with over 35 years of Material Handling experience, most recently as the CEO and Vice-President of Doosan Industrial Vehicle America in Suwanee, Georgia. In that role, Kim oversaw the operations of a multi-million dollar forklift manufacturer, as well as cultivating dealer relationships vital to sales growth for all parties.

“It’s a pleasure to be part of the ever growing Flow-Rite team,” says Parkinson. “They are a progressive, high-tech company that truly cares about the product they deliver. It seems like every day new systems, new products and additional people are being added to the company, making them a perennial player in the battery maintenance marketplace.”

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