Career Track: Companies Welcome New Hires, Report Other Personnel Moves

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MYERS JOINS B&C TECHNOLOGIES SALES TEAM

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Sonny Myers

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — B&C Technologies has hired Sonny Myers as sales manager to further expand its local client base, the company reports.

Myers brings more than 30 years of industry experience through owning and operating two successful laundry/warewash chemical and equipment companies, B&C says. His vast experience will allow him to assist clients when making purchasing decisions, the company adds.

B&C says Myers is well known as a community leader through his volunteer work with charitable events and non-profit organizations.

“We are excited about adding Sonny to our sales team,” says Al Adcock, B&C vice president of sales and marketing. “His wealth of experience will allow us to expand our efforts and better cater to our local market.”

“It’s great to be part of the team here at B&C Technologies; their professionalism is unsurpassed in the laundry equipment market,” Myers says. “I’m proud to be a representative of B&C Technologies, knowing our customers will have the best!”

G.A. BRAUN HIRES TIPPETT AS PROJECT FIELD SUPERVISOR

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Robbie Tippett

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — G.A. Braun reports that it has hired Robbie Tippett as project field supervisor on its Inside Sales & Project Management Team.

He will be responsible for coordination activities within Braun’s organization between engineering, manufacturing, logistics, sales and service. He is also responsible for interfacing directly with architects, electrical and mechanical contractors, installation/rigging contractors, utility systems engineers and Braun’s customers throughout the lifecycle of a project.

Over the past 35 years, Tippett has served in a variety of operations, sales and service roles within the commercial laundry industry, Braun says. Most recently, he was a managing partner with T&C Rigging and had responsibility for the execution of countless equipment installation projects throughout the United States.

Previously, Tippett was with the WJ Tippett Co. in Maryland for more than 27 years.

“We are extremely excited to have Robbie joining Team Braun. I am confident that Robbie will further strengthen … our ability to develop solutions for our dynamic customer base and support our strategic growth initiatives,” says Cliff Quick, Braun’s director of inside sales and project management. “Robbie possesses a wealth of knowledge, not only with Braun equipment, but with the laundry industry that we support.”

BERGE RETURNS TO AMERICAN LAUNDRY SYSTEMS STAFF

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Charles Berge

Charles Berge

HAVERHILL, Mass. — American Laundry Systems, a division of E&O Mechanical, has welcomed Charles Berge back to its staff as vice president of sales.

The 34-year industry veteran originally joined the company in 2004, working with President and CEO Gerard O’Neill to gain experience in laundry design and facility renovations in the healthcare, industrial, food and beverage, hospitality and cruise line laundry operations.

Berge will now oversee ALS’ consulting, engineering and installation services throughout North America.

He got his start in the industry in 1980, spending 16 years with Aramark Uniform Services, holding several positions ranging from route representative to general manager. He has also worked for Brim Laundry Machinery, Dallas, learning the capital equipment side of the industry while covering a Midwest territory of 10 states. Most recently, Berge spent two years with Venus Group, covering the U.S. Midwest and Canada for the textile company.

Berge has been an instructor at TRSA’s Production Management Institute and Maintenance Management Institute.

DELIN PROMOTED TO VP OF SALES AT FASHION SEAL HEALTHCARE

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Scott Delin

Scott Delin

SEMINOLE, Fla. — Fashion Seal Healthcare, a brand of Superior Uniform Group, recently promoted Scott Delin to vice president of sales, the company reports.

Delin will lead the development of programs and training for laundries and healthcare facilities, according to the company, offering customers “technology-appropriate, cost-effective and efficient solutions to promote business growth.”

Delin has been with Fashion Seal Healthcare since 2004, having recently held the position of senior national healthcare market executive. With 30 years of experience as a laundry operator, Delin has extensive background in apparel production and the textile industry, the company says.

He serves as a board member for the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) and for the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA), where he is also a member of its Healthcare Committee. Delin is also a member of the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council’s (HLAC) advisory committee, and the American College of Healthcare Executives.

“Scott Delin’s background of garment manufacturing and commercial laundry operations gives him a unique perspective in the healthcare laundry marketplace,” says Alan Schwartz, president of Superior Uniform Group, parent company of Fashion Seal Healthcare. “His experience allows him to add great value in a consultative role to his customers that exceeds their expectations in a changing healthcare landscape.”

Delin has a bachelor of science degree in textile and apparel management from Philadelphia University.

MAYTAG COMMERCIAL LAUNDRY WELCOMES SMITH, DEJONG TO STAFF

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Dawn Marie Smith

Dawn Marie Smith

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Eric DeJong

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — Maytag Commercial Laundry recently welcomed Dawn Marie Smith as marketing manager, and Eric DeJong as senior product manager, the company reports.

Prior to joining Maytag, Smith worked in a variety of roles in sales, brand, merchandising and product development, most recently at Whirlpool Corp.

In her new position, she will lead the Maytag Commercial brand strategy, development and execution of public relations and key influencer strategies, the company says. Smith holds a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University.

DeJong joins Maytag Commercial Laundry after 12 years in residential brand marketing, product category management, professional sales and sales enablement at Whirlpool, most recently serving as the company’s brand manager. He has also served as a product category manager for top-load washers.

In his new role, DeJong will be in charge of all Maytag Commercial Laundry new-product development. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Calvin College.

“Dawn and Eric are proven leaders who will help us grow our business through their strategic product and marketing efforts,” says Bob English, general manager for Maytag Commercial Laundry. “With extensive industry-related experience, we are better poised to support our customers and our robust commercial laundry product portfolio.”

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