PHILADELPHIA GEAR APPOINTS MARK
SALES MANAGER OF GULF COAST REGION
Cooke responsible for managing sales within his targeted region
November 28, 2005 (Norristown, PA) Philadelphia
Gear Corporation, a full-service provider of gearing and power transmission
solutions, announces the hiring of Mark Cooke to the position of
Regional Sales Manager for the Gulf Coast region.
As Regional Sales Manager, Cooke is responsible for
overseeing a sales team that services Philadelphia Gears Gulf
Coast Region, including Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma.
Cooke is also responsible for leading business development initiatives
throughout Latin America.
Cooke brings 30-plus years of sales and managerial
experience to Philadelphia Gear. Prior to his position with
PGC, Hansen Transmissions employed Cooke as a General Manager,
overseeing a business team that doubled sales of both their
lead product line and spare and repair business
in two years. He also brings sales and marketing experience
to PGC, gained while working for General Electric and other
Philadelphia Gear is pleased to appoint
Mark Cooke as our Regional Sales Manager for the Gulf Coast
Region, comments Carl Rapp, President and CEO, Philadelphia
Gear Corporation. Were confident his managerial
experience and the long history of past accomplishments
associated with it will translate to continued success
in the Gulf Coast for Philadelphia Gear and our customers.
Cookes educational background includes
a Bachelor of Science Degree in marketing with a minor in
aeronautical engineering from Purdue Universitys Krannert
School of Industrial Management. He has also taken various
sales and management courses. Cooke also serves on the American
Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) Board of Directors,
and is Chairman of the AGMA Statistical Committee.
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 Philadelphia, PA.
For more information on Philadelphia Gear Corporation,
call 1-800-766-5120, or fax 610-337-5637.