AKRON, Ohio (May 3, 2017) – Douglas Romstadt, President of Ken-Tool, has announced the appointment of Ben Graham to the position of National Sales Manager.
Mr. Graham, 47, is a resident of Wooster, Oh., and a graduate of the University of Akron. He has spent his entire career in the tire and rubber industry, employed by Myers Industries (Myers Tire Supplies, Akron, Oh.) for nearly 20 years in a variety of sales functions, and by BJ Rocket America (Middlebury, Ind.) as the General Manager of Sales.
In announcing the appointment, Mr. Romstadt remarked, “We are very pleased to welcome Ben
Graham to Ken-Tool as our new National Sales Manager. Ben brings with him over 20-plus years of experience in the tire and rubber industry to the company, and his deep knowledge of our product lines and distribution channels will allow for a quick and seamless transition in this role.”
“I am very excited to join Ken-Tool as the National Sales Manager,” said Mr. Graham. “I’m looking forward to putting my many years of industry experience to work to advance the Ken-Tool brand to existing customers, and developing new business. Additionally, I feel my experience in the international arena will help build new global relationships. I am excited with this opportunity to build upon the foundation of a nearly century-old icon of the tire service industry.”
Mr. Graham will report directly to Mr. Romstadt, and will also assume responsibility for the company’s marketing initiatives.
Ken-Tool products are available through leading tire industry supply distributors worldwide. For more information on Ken-Tool and the company’s line of professional tire-changing and shop tools, visit www.kentool.com. High and low resolution images of Mr. Graham are available above.
Ken-Tool is the world’s leading manufacturer of professional tire service hand tools. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Ken-Tool has been providing the tire industry and automotive aftermarket with quality products for over 95 years.
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