The Altrom Group has recognized Akebono as its 2011 Supplier of the Year and named its leading sales professionals.
Tim Rose was named 2011 Sales Person of the Year for Altrom America Corp. and Ryan Wilford was named 2011 Sales Person of the Year for Altrom Canada Corp.
The awards were presented at Altrom’s three-day 2012 North American Sales Summit in Vancouver, B.C. The Altrom Group is a division of Genuine Parts Company and is a leading North American distributor of import auto parts.
Akebono, a supplier of OE brake products was named 2011 Altrom Group Supplier of the Year. This award honours Altrom’s most accomplished vendor based on performance measurements including sales increases, fill rate, marketing, sales support, product quality and coverage. “Akebono has been a vendor partner of Altrom’s for the past three years and have proven their commitment to both quality and service” said Scott Mountford, president of The Altrom Group. “They are committed to Altrom’s growth by providing Altrom outstanding product support with their high quality products and vehicle coverage. They have proven to be an outstanding vendor partner and they are truly deserving of this prestigious award.”
Ryan Wilford was named Altrom Canada Sales Person of the Year for 2011. “Although Ryan is a relative newcomer to the industry, he brings a wealth of sales experience and tenacity to the Altrom Canada team,” said Dean Medwid, vice president and general manager of Altrom Canada Corp. Wilford is responsible for the Scarborough, Ontario territory. Through hard work and dedication to his customers, he grew his region by 9% in 2011
Tim Rose was once again named Altrom America Sales Person of the Year for 2011. Rose is a 28 year Altrom veteran who is responsible for a sales territory which includes Denver, Portland, and Hawaii. “This award represents the second year in a row that Tim Rose has been presented with this prestigious achievement. Tim consistently out performs his sales responsibilities and is well respected by both the Altrom management team and his customers,” said Scott Mountford, president, Altrom Group. “He is truly deserving of this award.”