PHILADELPHIA GEAR APPOINTS BOYD SWEARINGEN GENERAL
MANAGER GULF COAST, SOUTHEAST REGIONS
Swearingen responsible for profitability of facilities in his target areas
June 27, 2005 (Norristown, PA) Philadelphia
Gear Corporation, a full-service provider of gearing and power transmission
solutions, announces the promotion of Boyd Swearingen to General
Manager for the companys Gulf Coast and Southeast regions.
As GM, Swearingen will oversee activities at Philadelphia
Gears Gulf Coast and Southeast regional service centers
located in Houston, TX and Birmingham, AL and covering eleven states
and will fill key roles within those regions. Swearingen also
oversees PGC activities in Latin America, supervising Jorge Flores,
Philadelphia Gears recently hired Direct Sales Manager in
Swearingen draws from 20-plus years of experience
in the gear industry, most recently as Regional Sales Manager
for Philadelphia Gear, where he was responsible for the Gulf
Coast and Southeast Regions and their respective sales teams.
Under Swearingens leadership, his sales team won PGCs
highest achievement award, reaching 110% of their sales targets.
In addition to sales, he also draws on years of experience
in manufacturing and engineering.
"As Regional Sales Manager, Boyd Swearingen
has proven himself a valuable asset to Philadelphia Gear
we look forward to many more great years with him on our team,"
comments Carl Rapp, President and CEO, Philadelphia Gear Corp.
"With his leadership skills, knowledge of the gear industry
and managing sales experience, he is sure to grow PGCs
presence in our Gulf Coast and Southeast regions."
Swearingens educational background includes
an Associates Degree of applied science in drafting
and design technology, at Angelina College. He has also taken
various engineering and business classes. Swearingen currently
resides in Houston with his wife and six children.
A founding member of the American Gear Manufacturers
Association (AGMA), Philadelphia Gear offers products and
services found in use worldwide; from conveyor gear drives
used in long wall coal mining operations, to emergency repair
services critical to the power generation industries. The
company serves thousands of customers across the globe from
its regional service and manufacturing facilities in New Castle,
DE; Birmingham, AL; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; and Los Angeles,
CA. Philadelphia Gear is headquartered in Norristown, PA.
For more information on Philadelphia Gear Corporation,
call 1-800-766-5120, or fax 610-337-5637.