Atlanta Attachment Firm (AAC), a subsidiary of Hickory Springs Manufacturing Firm (HSM), the main provider of stitching gear for dwelling furnishings producers, has named Eugenio Fonts vp of selling. Fonts, a veteran government of greater than 15 years with AAC, now assumes the management of the corporate’s advertising and marketing division along with his present function as head of AAC’s worldwide gross sales effort. He stories to Hank Little, president of AAC.
Earlier than this appointment, Fonts was vp of worldwide gross sales, managing AAC’s worldwide gross sales and formulating campaigns to attain world gross sales and revenue targets. He’ll proceed on this function, designing and directing gross sales and advertising and marketing applications and setting short- and long-term gross sales methods. He additionally screens progress stories, buyer wants, and the pricing of services and products.
“Eugenio is a valued member of our government workforce, and the addition of the obligations over the advertising and marketing perform is our method of recognizing the contributions he has made and can make to the success of our enterprise,” Little stated. “Of explicit significance is his data of 4 languages (English, German, Portuguese and Spanish) and his capacity to adapt our gross sales applications to many various cultures all through the world. We’re grateful for what Eugenio has already delivered to our enterprise and sit up for the extra worth he’ll carry to our worldwide buyer base.”
Fonts started his AAC profession in 2006 as a world gross sales government, answerable for designing and recommending gross sales and advertising and marketing applications and setting short- and long-term gross sales methods. In 2014 he was promoted to director of worldwide gross sales, managing and directing the worldwide gross sales pressure, and have become vp of worldwide gross sales in 2016.
Fonts’ profession within the attire manufacturing and gear business started in 1977 at Rori Worldwide, a number one producer of males’s attire based mostly in Caracas, Venezuela. He served as head mechanic, chief technician, upkeep supervisor, and manufacturing help government. In 1995, he joined Durkopp Adler of Bielefeld, Germany, the place he held the positions of gross sales marketing consultant, gross sales supervisor, enterprise growth supervisor, and product supervisor for the producer of Industrial Stitching Gear.
“All through my profession, I’ve sought out dynamic firms the place I might succeed utilizing my interpersonal, strategic, and inventive expertise. Atlanta Attachment is such an revolutionary group, and my time with the corporate has been rewarding,” Fonts stated. “As I assume my new obligations, I sit up for the interval forward, as we transfer to be a fair stronger worldwide participant within the stitching gear business.”
After his navy college in Venezuela, Fonts was a graduate of Centro de Estudios Tecno Electronico in Caracas. He earned a certificates as an digital technician in microprocessors and microcomputers. He moved to Germany and earned a certificates as a sophisticated equipment technician specialist from Handwerkskammer Ostwesfale-Lippe in Bielefeld. He additionally holds a certification as a world stitching machine mechanic from Carl-Severing Schulen, additionally in Bielefeld. He lives in Lawrenceville, Georgia, along with his household.
AAC is a producer and world provider of professional quality stitching equipment, packaging gear, automation gear, and different machines for the sewn merchandise business. AAC’s product traces embody mattress, attire, automotive inside, and furnishings manufacturing equipment. For extra info, go to www.atlatt.com.
HSM is a privately held firm based mostly in Hickory, North Carolina, with greater than 25 manufacturing crops in 13 states. Along with its core furnishings and bedding markets, HSM additionally serves a rising vary of shoppers in transportation, packaging, healthcare, attire, and different industries. For extra info, go to www.hsmsolutions.com.
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