International. Hero, a division of I.C.T.C. Holdings Corporation, announced that they have appointed Mr. Glen Knowles to the position of Sr. Vice President of Marketing and Sales for the Americas.
Glen is a well-known figure in the coatings industry. He brings with him over 20 years of sales and marketing experience, including 15 years in the paints and coatings industry. Glen's experience spans his marketing contract with Consumer Group Canada, where he was responsible for brands such as; Krylon, Minwax and Thompson's Waterseal. Glen then managed wood care canada's sales and most recently served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sherwin-Williams, Diversified Brands Division, Canada. Previously, Glen served as Product Manager for makita power tool company.
Steve Balmer, President and Chief Operating Officer of HERO Products Group says, "I am pleased to announce Glen in HERO's most important role in sales and marketing. Glen's expertise, from retailers to key accounts, will help him present the needs of key paint producers in the paint industry and the point-of-sale equipment component, which will help HERO continue to expand the distribution of our painting equipment and integrate. Glen has a proven track record of facilitating long-term business relationships with customers and industry partners. His strong winning attitude and personality are assets that will complement and enhance HERO's ability to meet the needs of our customers as we continue to bring innovative, quality color technology and support to the industry.