Phillips Industries Announces Key Sales Director Promotions
Santa Fe Springs, CA – (Trailer Technician) – Phillips Industries has promoted two individuals to key director positions within the sales organization.
John Nugent has been named senior director, aftermarket sales – USA, Mexico, Central and South America; and Mark Steinel has been promoted to director of OES truck and trailer sales.
Nugent joined Phillips Industries in 2006 as the Eastern regional aftermarket sales manager, moving to national aftermarket sales manager in 2017 and then director of aftermarket sales in 2018. Previous to his promotion, he was director – export/key accounts – U.S.A., Mexico, Central, and South America since 2020. He will lead the aftermarket team covering the US, Mexico, and South America in his newly appointed role as senior director of aftermarket sales.
Steinel started with Phillips Industries in 2017 as the Northeast territory sales manager for the aftermarket segment. In 2018 he transitioned into the OEM/OES segment as OEM/OES trailer accounts manager, then in 2019, he became the national OES sales manager. In his new role as director of OES truck and trailer sales, he is responsible for executing all business development activities within each truck and trailer OES channel.
“Both John and Mark have always gone above and beyond their job titles to keep our customers’ requirements top of mind,” remarked Rob Myers, president of Phillips Aftermarket. “Attention has been required daily to continue addressing our customers’ needs. John and Mark have worked tirelessly to communicate through our organization what has been necessary to keep the gears of this process in motion. They are more than deserving of their promotions. We are proud of their work and continue to rely on them to meet customer requirements, move sales forward, and grow the business.”
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About Phillips Industries
Based in Santa Fe Springs, CA, USA, Phillips Industries is a leading innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake system components, as well as electronic solutions for communicating vehicle data to fleets and their drivers for the commercial truck and trailer industry. Phillips’ products are standard on nearly 100% of Class 8 trucks, more than 50% of all trailers manufactured in North America, and can be purchased at virtually all premium distributors. Phillips has manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the US and Canada, as well as Mexico, China, and Europe. Phillips maintains active membership in key industry associations including TMC, SAE, Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association and various state trucking associations. Their manufacturing facilities have earned the top-quality accreditations including ISO/IATF 16949 and ISAO 14001 as well as multiple prestigious customer awards from Daimler, NAPA, and many others.