David's engineering, sales, and management background will allow him to quickly acclimate to Zeus and the application-specific needs of our international partners
Orangeburg, SC (PRWEB) August 4, 2009
Zeus, Inc., a global leader in material science and high performance polymer extrusions, has expanded its international personnel with the hiring of David Labelle as its new Business Development Manager and Derek Ramsey in the position of European Sales Supervisor. Both Labelle and Ramsey have strong backgrounds in sales, business development, and management within various markets.
David Labelle, who lives in Lyon, France, is the newest member of the Zeus international sales team as Business Development Manager for France, Belgium, Spain, and Portugal. In that role, he will manage and develop international business partners and networks. He is skilled in new business development and effective selling of innovative and value added products. Labelle has an engineering degree and a MBA. He previously served as co-founder and sales and business development manager for a high-tech start up company. Labelle's native language is French, but he also speaks English and Spanish.
"David's engineering, sales, and management background will allow him to quickly acclimate to Zeus and the application-specific needs of our international partners," said Alan Andrews, Zeus Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. "With David in this position, we expect to bring better customer support within France, Belgium, Spain, and Portugal."
Derek Ramsey, an Irish national, has assumed the position of European Sales Supervisor for the Ireland sales team. Ramsey has a history in sales within the retail and FMCG sectors and previously worked as a key account executive maintaining existing business and developing revenue streams. He earned a Diploma in Business and Commerce from Dublin Institute of Technology and has completed training in the areas of presentation, personnel management, and finance and accounting.
Commenting on Ramsey's hire, Andrews said, "We are pleased to have Derek join our team and take on a leadership role in Ireland. His hire is part of an overall strategy to facilitate further growth in the European market and better meet the needs of our international partners."
About Zeus, Inc.:
Zeus, Inc. is headquartered in Orangeburg, SC USA. Zeus is a world leader in material science and the production of high-performance polymer tubing used in demanding applications; operating multiple facilities in North America and internationally. Zeus products and services are preferred by companies in medical, automotive, electrical, fluid handling, and mechanical markets. For more information, visit http://www.zeusinc.com.
Samantha D. Farlow