General Kinematics (GK), a Crystal Lake, Illinois, manufacturer of custom engineered vibratory process equipment, has announced the hire of Jim Egan to director of North American sales.
With more than 20 years of manufacturing sales and marketing experience, Egan joins GK after a long career as sales manager for the industrial parts services division at Advanced Technology Services (ATS), Peoria, Illinois, GK says. He has a history of implementing effective sales processes and creating the organizational structure to meet corporate objectives, according to GK. In addition, Egan has experience selling services in both Mexico and Canada.
“I’m thrilled to be joining a team whose reputation for quality and dependability is unmatched,” says Egan. “The GK leadership team has some aggressive growth targets. To meet our objectives, the sales team is going to continue its high level of service to our existing customers, while diversifying our customer base.”
GK President Tom Musschoot says, “We are delighted to welcome Jim to General Kinematics as we continue to grow our North American sales team. Jim’s strong commercial expertise complements our already strong technical sales team. In addition to finding new ways to solve process problems for other businesses and industries, his skills and knowledge will help us better serve our great existing customers.”