INWOOD, N.Y. — Laundrylux has hired Kim Shady as senior executive vice president for OPL and National Accounts, the company reports.
Shady has more than 23 years of experience in the on-premise laundry sector, and previously worked as North American sales manager for UniMac. He serves on the Textile Care Allied Trades Association board of directors and has been a member for more than 15 years.
“We are delighted to welcome Kim Shady, a highly respected industry leader, to Laundrylux to lead the growth and expansion of our OPL and National Accounts business,” says Laundrylux CEO Neal Milch. “Kim will be working closely with Dan Goldman as they expand our sales force to ensure national coverage for both the Electrolux and Wascomat OPL product lines.”
“Kim has been an OPL sales leader for many years, and we have always respected him as a competitor,” adds Howard Herman, Laundrylux president. “Laundrylux and Electrolux Professional are totally committed to OPL as a pillar of our business, and Kim Shady is the ideal professional to lead the charge.”
Shady called his new post “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”
“I never anticipated changing affiliations after so many years, yet I have watched with admiration how the Electrolux brand has steadily succeeded in appliances and professional coin laundry,” Shady says. “I know it has incredible potential in OPL and National Accounts.”