February 18, 2013
Metabo Corp., West Chester, Pa., a manufacturer of portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction, and welding applications, has promoted four individuals from within the company to newly created and existing positions.
Promoted to vice president of finance and operations, Jens Knudsen is responsible for all customer support activities at the West Chester facility, including credit and finance, purchasing and logistics, and oversight of the customer service department. He previously served as controller.
Mark Linn, formerly national accounts manager, has been promoted to director of national accounts. In this role, he cultivates new business with targeted national distributors and focuses on expanding the company's national accounts presence.
Formerly regional manager-south/central, Larry Pecht has assumed the newly created position of national key account manager (end user program). In this role, Pecht works closely with the sales team to identify, convert, and grow end users, as well as develop programs and products specifically for this targeted customer group.
Darren White has been promoted to regional manager-south/central from sales representative in north Texas. As regional manager, he is responsible for overseeing the sales efforts in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, and southern Illinois.