PelGar’s new marketing manager, Anna Wilson-Barnes, said, “Small and medium size businesses are often overlooked for recognition, despite the achievements made every day. To be nominated by our peers for this award is a statement in itself, as we all work together to achieve that success on the national and international stage. It is a fantastic recognition of the hard work and commitment from the whole PelGar team, and we are very proud to receive this award.”
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PELGAR U.S. ADDS TO SALES TEAM. In other PelGar news, PelGar USA announced an addition to its sales team.
Gary Brooks was added as western U.S. accounts manager, where he will be responsible for developing and maintaining a positive relationship with the company’s expanding customer base, increasing brand engagement with core customers, as well as introducing PelGar products to new pest control companies.
Brooks comes to PelGar with more than 20 years of sales and account management experience from Protect-A-Bed, where he served as a key account manager covering most of the U.S. Brooks will focus his role on the western U.S., as well as Texas for PelGar USA.
“Gary brings a new level of customer interaction and focus to the PelGar team in the U.S., and will strengthen the customer links in the western territory,” said Andrej Branc, America’s business manager, PelGar. “His experience is crucial to the industry and he has proven success in developing strategic sales plans and increasing sales of current product lines. Gary also brings a new energy, focus and tenacious attitude combined with a customer-focused education experience to PelGar’s sales team, which will solidify our commitment to our customers.”