ABUS USA hires safety industry veteran as Director of Industrial Sales
ABUS USA is proud to welcome Jon A. Smith to its sales team, as the first dedicated Director of Industrial Sales for their safety and industrial channel. Jon joins ABUS with over 40 years of sales management expertise in the safety industry. Recently, Jon held leadership positions at companies such as Radians, Accuform and OccuNomix International, Inc.
In Jon’s new role, he will be responsible for leading and building a first class outside sales organization for ABUS’ rapidly growing industrial business. In addition, Jon will increase brand awareness and develop effective strategies within the sales force to strengthen the organization’s business opportunities.
“As the global leader of safety and industrial padlocks and accessories, we are prepared to help the industry protect their people and assets,” Jon A. Smith, Director of Industrial Sales, said. “We will continue to accomplish this through a quality distributor network and a variety of sales agencies across the country.”
Jon has successfully accelerated sales and margin growth from both supply and manufacturing companies prior to ABUS, demonstrating his abundance of knowledge and skill within the industry.
“We are proud to welcome Jon to our growing ABUS USA team,” George Eubanks, VP of Sales and Marketing, said. “His combination of industry experience and sales leadership is exactly what we need to hot rod our growing industrial business.”
Since 1924, ABUS has provided a good feeling of security. The products of the German manufacturer distinguish themselves through a high level of reliability and longevity while still being very easy to use. ABUS provides a large product range of innovative solutions for home security, safety lockout, commercial security and recreational security. ABUS USA is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ and is a wholly owned subsidiary in the ABUS Group dedicated to making life more secure in North America. The ABUS group is headquartered in Wetter, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany and is made up of more than 20 subsidiaries worldwide distributing security products in over 100 countries.