Eriez names director of strategic sales – aftermarket

Eriez names director of strategic sales – aftermarket

John Klinge has been promoted to the newly created position.

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February 26, 2019

Senior Sales Director of Eriez – USA Dave Heubel has announced that John Klinge has been promoted to the newly created position of director, strategic sales – aftermarket. Klinge will head the company's aftermarket business, which includes its service, repair and spare parts departments.

Klinge will be responsible for developing key sales strategies, tactics and action plans to expand all facets of Eriez’s aftermarket business, according to a news release from the company.

“During his career with Eriez, John has consistently demonstrated an unrelenting drive and commitment to continuous improvement,” Heubel says. “He has a proven ability to bring out the best in his team and exceed sales goals. We are confident that Eriez’s aftermarket business will grow and thrive under John’s direction.”

Klinge joined Eriez, which is headquartered in Erie, Pennsylvania, in 2008 as a technical sales representative. Most recently, he served as light industry market manager. His achievements in his 11 years with Eriez include spearheading the development and release of the company’s latest generation of Xtreme Metal Detectors, according to the company.

Prior to joining Eriez, Klinge served as a Captain in the U.S. Army. He earned bachelor’s degrees in political science and business as well as in military science from the University of Pittsburgh. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.