WIX Filters has named Mike Harvey national sales manager along with announcing a new structure for its national sales team.
“When a company innovates and grows, it has to make sure its internal structure is keeping up with those advancements,” said Jeff Blocher, vice president of sales. “In the midst of our 75th year, we’ve been evaluating our day-to-day business operations to ensure we have the right team in place to meet and exceed our business and sales goals.”
Harvey, former WIX brand manager, began his career at WIX/Affinia as a territory manager in Texas. In 1994, he joined the CARQUEST Filters team as a district sales manager with responsibilities for the Chicago market. Harvey was then promoted in 2003 to western division regional manager for the CARQUEST Filters brand.
Jennifer Gibson has been named brand manager. Gibson previously served as brand manager for CARQUEST Filters. During her five-year tenure on the CARQUEST brand, she managed the development and implementation of strategic marketing programs designed to drive brand awareness and sales revenue.
In addition, WIX has added Jay Anderson as national trainer and reorganized its sales team by region, each led by a business development manager. The new structures is:
- Tom Wilkinson – Business Development Manager, South Central
- Bill Meyer – Business Development Manager, West
- John Rozegnal – Business Development Manager, Midwest
- Dan Rauso – Business Development Manager, Northeast
- Bryan Watson – Business Development Manager, Southeast