Chicago Pneumatic Construction Equipment

Chicago Pneumatic Recognizes Outstanding Achievement in Sales

Chicago Pneumatic held its annual sales meeting on February 10, coinciding with The 2013 Rental Show in Las Vegas. During the meeting, CP honored individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in sales and customer service.

Winners were selected based on their performance in 2012, and the five categories included Regional Sales Manager of The Year, Excellence in Customer Care, Portable Energy, Handheld Compaction, and Hydraulic Attachments. “We are excited to honor these folks who give CP such a great name when it comes to sales and service,” explains John Vogel, executive vice president of Chicago Pneumatic Construction Equipment. “We are proud of our entire sales and service team, and this gives us an opportunity to recognize a few key players.”

Regional Sales Manager of the Year

Jan Marcus is based in Toronto, Ontario, and was awarded Regional Sales Manager of the year. As part of his responsibilities in the organization, he manages sales for Chicago Pneumatic throughout Canada. Marcus has been with CP since January of 2012, and has been an integral part in the growth of that market.

Excellence in Customer Care

The Excellence in Customer Care award was awarded to Kim Hudak, Customer Service Team Lead, out of the CP headquarters in Independence, OH. A self-proclaimed optimist, Hudak has ensured a high level of customer service to CP customers for almost seven years.

Portable Energy

The award for outstanding sales with the Portable Energy product line went to Jesse Bacon with Cardinal Sales, out of Berryville, VA. Bacon has been with Cardinal Sales for 17 years, and has represented the CP portable energy product line for 4 years.

Handheld & Compaction

Joe Dragon, also with Cardinal Sales, was 2012’s top-seller for the CP Handheld & Compaction lines. Dragon has been a member of the Cardinal Sales team since 1994, and is based in Auburn, MA.

Hydraulic Attachments

CP honors Tony Kannenberg from Construction Product Sales (CPS) for his outstanding sales performance with the hydraulic attachment line. Kannenberg is based in Broadview, Illinois, and covers Northern Illinois, and Northwest Indiana for CPS. He has been with the company for 20 years.

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