Sullair, an industry-leading compressed air solutions provider since 1965, today announced the appointment of Victor Arnold as vice president, sales and marketing for EMEA. In this role, Arnold will lead Sullair sales and service teams across Europe, the Middle East and African markets with a focus on continued expansion of product offerings, improved distributor performance and customer enthusiasm.
“As we look to expand our geographic markets, Victor's background and experience will make him an invaluable resource,” said Stefan Brosick, vice president, sales and marketing, Americas. “With a number of upcoming product launches, Victor will help Sullair prioritize its efforts, execute our new product introductions, develop our distribution and sales partner network, and understand our distributors' and customers' perspective with increasing clarity.”
In early 2016, targeting European customers, Sullair launched the ShopTekTM CE lubricated rotary screw air compressor product family in two power ranges: 4-15 kW and 18.5-37 kW. The 4-15 kW line is offered in fixed speed, while the 18.5-37 kW line is offered in fixed speed or with an optional Variable Speed Drive. In addition to ShopTek CE, Sullair has launched a full range of medium and high-flow portable compressors from 550-1,050 cfm (15.5-29.7 m3/min), which will be followed shortly by lower flow portable compressors in the 187-375 cfm (5.3 – 10.6 m3/min) range to complete the offering.
Arnold joins Sullair from Barloworld Global Power, a multi-billion USD revenue multinational Caterpillar distributor, where he previously served as an executive director. He brings more than 25 years of international experience in manufacturing and distribution having worked in five countries in Europe and Africa in sales and marketing, as well as in general management roles.
Arnold, who is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Afrikaans, has a doctorate in business administration (DBA) from the International School of Management in Paris, France.