October 17, 2011
Pferd Inc., a producer of abrasive products, cutting tools, brushes, and power tools in Leominster, Mass., and the U.S. subsidiary of August Rüggeberg GmbH & Co. of Marienheide, Germany, has announced the appointment of Mark Noe as director of sales. In this newly created position, Noe is responsible for all U.S. sales operations, which includes directing the area sales managers and market specialists reporting to him.
A graduate of Southern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in business administration, Noe most recently served as director of sales for the Apex Products division of the Apex Tool Group. His previous experience also includes work at Hilti Fastening Systems, Ingersoll-Rand Corp.'s industrial division, R&B Inc., and Larson-Juhl.