Hunter Announces Sales and Marketing Organisational Changes
US based automotive service equipment manufacturer Hunter Engineering has announced two key new appointments from within the company’s ranks.
Dave Smith has been promoted to senior vice president, and Beau Brauer to vice president of marketing. Smith joined Hunter in 1975 as a sales representative in Richmond, Virginia. and was appointed Cleveland regional manager in 1980. Since 1984, he has served as Hunter’s vice president of sales and marketing. During this time he led the growth of Hunter’s field management team and sales and service organisations from 200 representatives to more than 630 today. Similar growth was achieved in Canada. Smith will now continue to manage Hunter’s U.S. and Canadian field managers and sales and service organisations, and provide guidance to Hunter’s marketing department.
Brauer joined Hunter in 2005 as a sales representative in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was named New York regional manager in 2007, responsible for sales, service and national account activities in the region. As vice president of marketing, Brauer is now responsible for all of Hunter’s marketing and advertising department activities.