Eastern Catalytic has just named Michael Dougherty as its national sales manager. The announcement was made by George Schafer, president of Eastern Manufacturing, who noted, “Michael will be responsible for new sales account development and account management activities for Eastern Catalytic. He has a strong understanding of the automotive business, and comes to us with excellent sales management and sales development skills.” Mr. Dougherty will also be involved in Eastern Catalytic’s marketing efforts.
Before joining Eastern Catalytic, Mr. Dougherty worked for the Ford Motor Company as their Philadelphia regional accessories sales manager. He directed sales management activities and consulting services for the Philadelphia area’s 100 plus Ford Lincoln Mercury dealerships in an effort to grow their Ford accessories business.
Prior to Ford, Mr. Dougherty was a dealer account representative for H&R Radio Services where he was responsible for the sale of 12 Volt electronic aftermarket accessories to automotive dealerships throughout the Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey market. Michael Dougherty holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bloomsburg University, and resides in the Chalfont, PA area.