September 12, 2012
Pferd Inc., Leominster, Mass., the U.S. subsidiary of August Rüggeberg GmbH & Co. of Marienheide, Germany, has appointed Sam Lombardo to the newly created position of national technical manager for all Pferd U.S. operations. He is responsible for directing the sales efforts of all vertical market managers and application specialists. He also directs product training programs for distributor salespeople.
Lombardo has 35 years of experience in industrial sales, including time in OEM, MRO, and distributor-based sales. He holds an associate's degree in business from Longview Community College and has completed formal educational programs at the University of Wisconsin and at Xerox Learning Systems.
Pferd is a manufacturer of abrasive products, cutting tools, brushes, and power tools.